You must have heard that saying – ‘there is no such thing as a free lunch’. Well, in New York City it is not always true! We’ve tracked down some cool and delicious free food & drink offers around town, so that you’ll remember – sometimes, life can be just as easy as that…
1. Free Cupcakes in SoHo
Sounds unbelievable? You better believe it; Georgetown Cupcake bakery in SoHo offers free, delicious and delighting cupcakes every morning to the first 100 happy clients who’ll show up on their doorstep in the morning!
111 Mercer St
2. Free Wine Tasting
Are you ready for a wine tasting? Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit offers free samplings from its wide variety of quality wines three times a week. Go have a free drink or two, and meet all the fabulous people coming to do the exact same thing. What are you waiting for?
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 5-8 pm.
5 W. 19th St
(212) 929 – 2323
3. Free Pizza!
Everybody loves pizza, and it’s even tastier when it is free of charge. The Mark Bar gives away free pizzas, as well as other crazy deals, and makes the costumers very happy, every day at 6pm . Yep, that’s right, now go get yourself a slice.
1025 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn
4. Chelsea Brewing Company Tour
If you wish to continue your quality booze hopping, you should definitely take the Chelsea Brewing Company tour, and get a peek at Manhattan’s largest microbrewery. The tour naturally includes free samples, as well as tickets for discounts at the brewery’s bar and restaurant, and gives an inside look of the facilities and work methods of making some truly fine beers.
Tours are Saturdays only, on the hour from 2 till 6pm
5. Irish Buffet
The Irish cuisine has a great reputation for a hangover cure: its great pies and chicken dishes can magically fix your dizziness after drinking quite a few pints of Guinness. The Irish bar Ryan Maguire’s Ale House is that magical place where the beer pours and the side dishes are on the house. Are you still here?
28 Cliff Street
6. Free Samples of Organic Produce
A taste of rustic health in the middle of the city – what is a better to start the week with a fine taste of fresh organic goods straight from the farmer? You’re right, absolutely nothing! At the Union Square greenmarket you can have a nice stroll and try out samples of organically grown produce, artisan cheeses, and freshly baked bread.
On Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
Union Square, Manhattan
7. It’s Raining Freebies!
Other than these wonderful suggestions we mentioned above, the city is swarming with promotional freebies on any given day. Check out NY Eater, a local blog that updates regularly and will offer the best (and freeest) food & beverage offers the city has to offer.