Sopranos Sites Tour in New York, NY

On Location Tours7th Avenue & 39th Street (in front of the Button Statue) New York, NY 10018
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Offered by On Location Tours, the Sopranos Sites Tour features up-close views of famous locations filmed in the renowned TV show, The Sopranos. Each guided tour visits places like the Bada Bing, Barone Sanitation, Pizzaland, The Muffler Man, Father Phil’s Parish, the Skyway Diner, and more. Guests can also see iconic New York City landmarks, like the Lincoln Tunnel and the Manhattan Skyline.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • 3-4 scheduled stops on each tour.
  • Features sites from the famous HBO TV show.
  • Sit in the restaurant booth where Tony sat in the final scene of the series.
  • 4 hour guided bus tour.
  • Children under 12 years old, including babies, are unfortunately not allowed on the tour.
  • Pick-up location: In front of the Buttons Statue on 39th Street and 7th Avenue.
  • Drop-off location: 40th Street and 7th Avenue.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.
  • Tour guides will be holding a BLUE UMBRELLA at all departure points.


from Sopranos Sites
Join the mob on a trip through Sopranoland.

Featuring over 40 locations:
-Stop in at The Bada Bing to see where Tony and the guys hung out
- Check out Barone Sanitation, Tony's legitimate business
- Sit on the steps of the diner where Chris is shot
- See Pizzaland, The Muffler Man, and other sites from the opening credits
- Visit the spot where Big Pussy speaks with the FBI
- Stop at Father Phil’s Parish
- Sit in the restaurant booth where Tony sat in the final scene of the series

This is a 4 hour guided bus tour of Sopranos sites to become a Sopranos expert! Join us for sightseeing from NYC to the Jersey suburbs where Tony Soprano and his mafia buddies spend their days and nights. The tour guides are actors who have appeared as stand-ins or extras on the show and share little known facts and behind the scenes info. This one-of-a-kind tour is a “must” for any Sopranos fan.

Tours take place on luxury coach buses, which are air conditioned in the summer and heated in the winter. Buses are equipped with on-board restrooms.

Please note children under 12 years old, including babies, are unfortunately not allowed on the tour, as the content of the tour is not suitable for young children. Additionally, tour participants under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age.

Meeting point: In front of the Button Statue located at 39th Street and Seventh Avenue.

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"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Tour!!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 25, 2020 NEW
The Mrs.Maisel tour was marvelous! Each location was thoroughly explained with clips shown. The guide was eloquent and personified the character beautifully. We felt we were speaking directly with Mrs. Maisel. There weren't even any spoilers, so really, anyone can go on this tour. Very fun way to spend your weekend!
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Tallahassee, Florida
"Bus windows were dirty and DVD(s) kept skipping"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed January 22, 2020 NEW
Positive: Roseanne, the tour guide was excellent. Negative: Everything else. Boring tour with old TV/Movie references...friends, Home Alone, etc. Needs a major update and less video to remind everyone of scenes and more soap and water to allow people to actually look out the window at places. Super disappointing tour and I have only a few pictures from the short time off the bus to remember the places seen.
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"Great tour!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 21, 2020 NEW
The on location tour was fantastic! Our tour guide Benji was amazing - he pointed out so many interesting things during our tour and answered lots of questions. It’s fascinating to see the “Friends” house in real life - it’s so small :-) I would have never recognized it, but it’s definitely worth to visit - as the area itself is also very picturesque. If you already did a typical NYC sight seeing tour and are looking for something more unique and interesting (and of course if you like pop culture, movies and TV shows) - then I would highly recommend this tour.
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Richardson, Texas
"My daughter and I had a blast!"
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Reviewed January 19, 2020 NEW
We enjoyed the trivia, movie clips & fun stops with photo opps. Big thanks to Lou - we couldn't have asked for a better guide! So fun!
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"Best Movie and TV Tour in NYC!"
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Reviewed January 17, 2020 NEW
This was the 3rd time I have taking this tour, and it gets better every time! Updated movie and TV info, amazing stops, and awesome guides!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sopranos Sites

Is there an age limit on this tour?
Children under 12 years old, including babies, are unfortunately not allowed on the tour, as the content of the tour and several of its stops are not suitable for young children. Additionally, tour participants under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age. Please also keep in mind that a couple of the stops on the tour - such as the Bada Bing - do have their own age minimums, and it is up to the discretion of these establishments whom to allow in.

Where does the tour end?
At the end of the tour, the bus heads back to Manhattan to drop off at 40th Street and 7th Avenue, just one block north from the location where the tour began.

Are we on the bus the whole tour?
No. We get off the bus at a few locations along the way, giving you the opportunity to experience the locations and take pictures. Whenever you leave the bus, it is with the tour guide. The tour includes a mix of on-the-bus viewings of locations and stops to get off the bus to explore, all woven into the Sopranos story.

What exact locations do we visit?
The exact itinerary and route of the tour varies somewhat from tour to tour, so we can't say ahead of time exactly which locations will be visited on a specific tour. There are usually 3-4 scheduled stops on each tour, but due to weather, traffic conditions, etc, tour routes may differ from tour to tour. The Bada Bing is a location that is almost always stops on the tour. Please note that Tony's house on the TV show is not an included stop on the tour because: * The house is located an hour away from the tour route. * The house is located in a private residential neighborhood that does not allow buses.

Is there ever a circumstance when a location is omitted from the tour?
While it is extremely rare, we do sometimes need to skip or modify certain locations that usually are part of the tour. Since the tour is visiting real-life locations around New Jersey, the tour's itinerary can sometimes be impacted by traffic conditions, store hours, etc. On Location Tours assumes no liability or responsibility for: traffic conditions, access to sites, or other conditions beyond its control.

Are food and drink included on the tour? Can I bring my own?
No food or drinks are served on the tour besides maybe a light snack, but you can feel free to bring something of your own if it is neat and you're sure to remove all garbage from the bus at the end of the tour. Alcohol is completely prohibited on the bus.

Can I bring beer, wine, etc on the bus?
No, it is against New York State law and New Jersey State law to consume alcohol on a bus.

Can I buy Sopranos merchandise on the tour?
Yes. You have the opportunity to purchase Sopranos merchandise at one of the scheduled stops on the tour.

I heard I get to meet one of the actors from the show on the tour. Is this true?
While the actor who plays Vito often makes appearances on the tour, this is subject to his availability. Due to his hectic and often unpredictable filming schedule, we never know until the day of the tour whether he will be able to make it. Cross your fingers!

Are the tours conducted in English only?
Yes, the Sopranos Tour is only conducted in English at this time. Since so much of the tour is visual, however, visitors from countries such as Japan, Germany, France, Spain and many others have enjoyed the tour just the same!

What type of bus is used?
The tour is conducted on a closed coach bus. It is heated in the winter and air conditioned in the summer.

Is there assigned seating on the bus?
Seating is first come, first serve. If you have a number of people in your party that want to sit together, you should make sure to arrive 15-20 minutes early. Guests that arrive late or right at the starting time are much more likely to have to split up their group.

Is there a bathroom on the bus?
Almost all of the buses used on the Sopranos Tour have bathrooms.

Are the buses handicapped accessible?
Yes, but you need to contact On Location Tours directly before booking your tickets to arrange a wheelchair accessible bus, if needed. With a minimum of 48 hours in writing, we are able to provide a handicap accessible bus. We make our best efforts to accommodate requests with less than 48 hours notice. The wheelchair lifts can accommodate up to approximately 600 pounds total; manual wheelchairs are recommended for this reason. Most buses are equipped with on-board restrooms. Buses are not equipped with lap or shoulder belts or harnesses. However, If you will be using a fold-up wheelchair and will be traveling with someone who can provide assistance on and off the bus, you do not need to inform us ahead of time as all of our buses have room in the luggage compartment to store it.

Are cameras allowed on the tour?
Yes. While photography and filming are not allowed on the bus portion of the tour, there are some great spots for taking photos and video at our numerous stops along the way.

Can I take luggage on the tour?
The Sopranos Tour is conducted on a coach bus, so limited storage space is available. Please keep in mind that there will be several stops of up to 15-20 minutes each where we will be leaving the bus. If you are not comfortable leaving your belongings on the bus during this time, you might want to reconsider bringing them.

Do we meet anyone famous at the tour?
At times, but very rarely, “Vito” (played by Joe Gannascoli) will make an appearance at the tour. He is normally not present at the tour because he is either doing acting work or autograph shows.