Private Pizza Tours
now touring covid-safe and 100% delicious
We've got COVID-friendly options for pizza lovers and adventurers, from virtual tours and pizza classes to socially distanced in-person tours. These are perfect for your family celebration, office team-building event, or kids' birthday party. In person tours are available for up to 8 people from the same household. We'll provide the Personal Protective Pizza Equipment, including hand sanitizer, mask (required), and our world famous Pocket Pizza Journal.
$299 And Up
Home Pizza Making
Learn the tips and tricks for making great pizza at home with this interactive online lesson. We'll give you a list of all the ingredients and equipment you'll need. Dough Making and Stretch-Top-Bake sessions available.
Pizza History 101
How did pizza go from being a peasant food in the streets of Southern Italy to a global phenomenon? Our Pizza Pro will separate fact from fiction with historical photos, documents, and stories of the planet’s most important pizza makers.
NYC in 8 Slices
Learn everything you've ever wanted to know about 8 significant pizzerias that define NYC's pizza culture. You’ll get all the history, science, and culture behind NYC's most celebrated spots through a lively interactive video presentation.
private pizza bus
This culinary adventure stops at up to 4 incredible pizzerias, each of which features a unique pizza style. Each guest gets a slice at every stop plus a Pocket Pizza Journal to keep track of tasting notes.
Private Pizza Walk
Choose a neighborhood and our Pizza Nerd will show you its top pizzerias. You’ll eat your way through the history and science that makes each stop special. Limited to 8 people, masks required.
No Limits tour
This hardcore pizza crawl hits as many pizzerias as possible within 3 hours. Pricing accounts for travel by foot but we can hop into cabs or subways to suit your mission.
All private tours include a slice at each stop, soft drinks, a Pocket Pizza Journal, and guidance from one of our Pro Pizza Nerds. Most private tours are led by company founder (and Guinness World Record holder for the largest collection of pizza boxes) Scott Wiener.
The sad truth is that most great pizzerias in NYC do not have options for those with specific dietary restrictions. We’ll do our best to arrange for a gluten and/or cheese-free pizza at one stop but can’t guarantee. The best option is to give us ample notice or ask for a specialty tour to visit pizzerias that fit your criteria.
We have operated vegan and gluten free tours in the past. Sorry, kosher friends, we have yet to find enough good kosher pizzerias to assemble a worthy pizza tour.
Face masks are absolutely required on all in-person private tours. If you don’t have one, we’ll provide one for you. It is strongly recommended that you bring a refillable container for water. We discourage the use of bottled water, as New York’s tap water is among the tastiest in the country. You’ll also want to bring a camera, your love of adventure and an insatiable appetite.
Every tour is structured based on the group. We love getting into detail about pizza science and history, but some groups prefer to relax and mingle. We’re able to facilitate both extremes. As far as deciding which pizzerias we’ll hit, all you need to do is choose your NYC neighborhood (we love Greenwich Village, the East Village, Lower East Side, and Williamsburg Brooklyn) and our Pro Pizza Nerd will do the rest. Navigating NYC’s pizzerias is what we do and we have a great track record of creating routes that serve our clients’ needs.
we’re kinda famous
(so we're told)
Gayle King featured SPT on her page in Oprah Magazine in July 2019. WOW!
Scott takes Ryan Seacrest on a NYC pizza tour!
Scott has forgotten more about pizza than most people have ever known!
“Grimaldi’s vs. John’s”
Small mysterious triangular section of pizza left on a tray after a pizza has been sliced with less than 100% accuracy.
YES! We can arrange for the bus to pick you up at a central location in Manhattan at the start of your tour. For weekend tours, we prefer to have the group meet at our first pizzeria, in which case we’ll end the tour with a drop off at a Manhattan location of your choosing.
You are welcome to bring beverages aboard the bus on private tours for a $150 BYOB fee. We also have an option to add a wine pairing at each pizzeria. When bringing beverages aboard the bus, you must drink out of bottles, cans, or cups with lids. Again, if you’re planning to pour wine into a cup, that cup needs to have a lid. Wine and beer are OK, but hard liquor is prohibited on the bus. We can’t bring anything into most pizzerias we visit, but you are welcome to purchase beverages as you wish.
No! We organize our tours in advance to avoid long lines and cold slices. All pizzas are ordered based on their respective bake times, so we’re never waiting more than a few minutes for a fresh pie.
We’ve done tons of corporate outings and team-building events and the response has been incredible. Rather than sit for a long meal at a single restaurant, a pizza tour lets your family or company mix and mingle at multiple pizzerias. Pizza is the ultimate conversation starter so you’ll learn more about your colleagues in three hours than you have over the past three years.
Additional Pizza Experiences
Sunday Pizza Bus Tour
Walking Pizza Tour
Virtual Pizza Classes
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