Mafia in Little Italy


Explore the shadowy underbelly of New York’s Little Italy on our Mafia History Tour. Join our expert guides and discover the actual locations where some of the most notorious events in American gangster history took place.

From the violent tactics of early black hand gangs to the illicit liquor trade during prohibition, our tour takes you on a thrilling journey through the dark heart of the city’s criminal underworld.

Learn about Giuseppe Morello, the first American mafia don, and Joe “the Boss” Masseria, the most powerful gangster during prohibition.

Discover how Lucky Luciano revolutionized organized crime by creating the infamous five families, and see the social club where dapper don John Gotti held court.

Our tour also takes you to the restaurant where Crazy Joey Gallo met his bloody end.

Book now and get ready for a spine-tingling journey through the hidden history of Little Italy’s criminal past!

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 1.5 miles / 2.5 km
  • Rates: Adults $25, Children (under 18) $10
  • Group Size: 2 to 15

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
2pm 11am 5pm* 2pm
* April to October

The tour meets in Little Italy and ends close to where it starts. Subway lines are close to all points. Details will be provided via email after booking.

Full refund for cancellations up to 24 hours before the start time. See questions about tours or contact us for other times and custom tours.