December 10, 2015

Father/Daughter Day NYC | Movie Tours & Cuban Food...

Last weekend I had the opportunity to take another tour with On Location Tours (They invited me to go on their newest offering the When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour this time) and for this one I brought my father along with me. Since we were traveling into the city, we decided that we'd go in before the tour started (This tour started later than the NYC TV & Movie Tour I went on with my sister) and we'd have lunch at Victor's Cafe because it was near the starting point of the tour and I'd never been there before.
Can I just tell you, I feel like such a fool for not going to Victor's Cafe sooner because the food was amazing. My father and I order way more food than two people could ever need, we had drinks, my father told me about the time he brought my Abuela to Victor's back in the day and how he played a song he wrote for her there. It was just a great time and I loved ever bit of it.
After stuffing ourselves with all of the delicious Cuban food we ordered, we walked up a few blocks to McGee's Pub where the tour began and found our guide who proceeded to checked us in and told us to take a seat on the bus. And about ten or so minutes later we were off. We spent the next two driving around New York City learning about various movies and television shows.
I must admit that I was a little worried going on this tour because on the NYC TV & Movie Tour we covered a lot of ground and I felt like there was going to be a lot of repetition but to my surprise there wasn't more than one or two over lapping facts and locations.

So just like the NYC TV & Movie Tour, the When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour was super interesting. We stopped at CafĂ© Lalo from You've Got Mail (1998), “Monks” from Seinfeld (1989-1998) and the steps of the Met. We saw filming locations and learned facts about Cruel Intentions (1999), Men In Black (1997), Gossip Girl (2007-2012), The Nanny (1993-1999), Keeping The Faith (2000) and one of my father's favorite movies The Devil's Advocate (1997), plus more.


I really enjoyed the tour and surprisingly my father who typically hates bus tours (You're probably asking yourselves why he went with me if he hates bus tours, well he is retired and has nothing better to do and asked me if I had anything interesting to do coming up from or for the blog and this came up) had a great time too. He enjoyed all the random facts and seeing New York City in a way he had never seen it before.

After the tour we hopped on the subway to Penn Station and then on to the LIRR to head back to Long Island. Once I dropped my father off at home I headed out to Toni's house where I met up with her and Day, so that we could go out to one or two of the local bars for a few drinks and then a late night trip to Applebee's for half of appetizers. Which was a great way to cap off an awesome day.

2 comments:

  1. I really need to do one of these here in LA. It sounds like so much fun!

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    1. You should!!! I really enjoy them! They are so informative and you get to see the city in a new way.

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