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Block Walk West Village: New York Pizza, Belgian Beer & the Hippest Neighborhood in NYC

New York City


  • The exterior of Stonewall.
  • The dark interior in Stonewall.
  • The scene inside JACHS.
  • The JACHS storefront.
  • The scene outside of Rocco's.
  • Italian cookies on display at Rocco's.
  • A simple slice of cheese pizza at Joe's.
  • Step right up to Joe's Pizza.
  • Le Chouffre in the Vol de Nuit courtyard.
  • The dark red interior of Vol de Nuit.

30 minutes
0.3 mi
Guided by Jason
Jason Donahue

Overview

The West Village maintains its reputation for being the hippest neighborhood in the city with its quirky independent boutiques, dive bars, designer flagships and counterculture punk bonafides. Come join us on a taste of the best that the West Village has to offer. Along the way, we'll find the best slice of pizza in New York, a hidden Belgian beer hall, an Americana boutique and a classic Italian bakery.


About Your Guide

I am all about exploring local history, architecture, food and art to learn about how places came to be. You can find me in search of hidden places, tasty dim sum, high-design speakeasies, skyline vistas and other ingredients to build the perfect day.


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Guide Points

  1. Stonewall Inn

    Welcome to the West Village, the urban bohemia at the crossroads of counterculture and professional, old-world and contemporary. A place wh…

  2. JACHS

    The West Village is littered with hipper-than-thou-art fashion houses with thousand-dollar price tags. JACHS is not one of those kinds of p…

  3. Pasticceria Rocco

    My friends from Italy swear this is the best Italian bakery in New York.

  4. Joe's Pizza

    New York style pizza is a thin-crust, hand-tossed pizza that is usually cut into wide triangular slices. Traditionally they are made in coa…

  5. Vol de Nuit

    Vol de Nuit is a Belgian beer enclave hidden in the heart of the Village. There is nothing like it in the neighborhood, which is exactly wh…


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