Take a The Sopranos-Themed Food Tour That Hits Up Tony's Favorite Spots in New Jersey
We can't all necessarily relate to the life of Tony Soprano, but those of us in the New Jersey area at least have access to gabagool worthy of the Soprano family name. As Thrillist reports, On Location Tours offers a The Sopranos-themed bus tour that stops at restaurants and other businesses that will be familiar to fans of the groundbreaking HBO series.
The tour company launched the experience nearly two decades ago when The Sopranos was still airing. Recently, they added locations featured in the recently released prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark, to the original itinerary.
After starting the day in Manhattan near Seventh Avenue and 39th Street, guests will travel to Tony's home state of New Jersey where they'll see the character's favorite haunts. The tour makes stops at Pizzaland off the Belleville Turnpike, which is featured in the opening credits of the series. The Skyway Diner where a major character gets shot, and Satin Dolls—the real-life location of the Bada Bing—are also part of the schedule.
The excursion gives guests many opportunities to channel their inner mob boss. They can order Tony's favorite onion rings from Holsten's and sit in the same booth where he sat for the show's final, and rather controversial, scene. And if they have cash to spend, they can swap the bus for a private limo for $750.
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