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Rating: 4.8  907 rating points
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Heart of the Village Food & Culture Tour

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Sample tasty treats from ethnic, old-school eateries in two distinct areas - one colorful and exciting, the other surprisingly quaint.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
My 4th food tour That should say a lot!
Sat, Aug 23  12:00 PM Melainecc Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
This is the 4th food tour and everyone is exceptional with guides that are passionate about these neighborhoods. Our guide this tour was Susan, a lifelong native of NYC. She knew first hand from her experiences over the years and seeing how the village has transformed since the 1960s. She was a wealth of knowledge. We sampled various places around the McDougal street area. As usual, you are in a small group of 12-15. Come hungry as you will go away very stuffed! Enjoyable afternoon.
Rating: 5
Good food and Great Fun
Thu, Aug 21  12:00 PM agarza8543 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We had previously been on the other Food tours of New York, the Original Greenwich Tour, which was SO much fun so we decided to try this one. Oh my goodness, so much fun, so much delicious food, so much diversity, it was wonderful. It's a relatively long tour, 3 hours, but we stayed in a relatively small area so there wasn't too much waking. Our tour guide was wonderful, Susan, she was funny and informative, and the other tour guests were so nice and fun. We come to New York 3-4 times a year so we feel like we know the city fairly well, however these tours give you such a great way to try restaurants without having to spend an entire meal at them. We have already revisited some of the restaurants. We will definitely do more of these, my daughter is now in school at NYU so I expect we will be visiting even more often.
Rating: 5
Fun way to experience NY. restaurants and culture
Sat, Aug 16  12:00 PM CandyTanico Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
What a wonderful, interesting, and fun way to learn about N.Y. and taste some really delicious food, Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and entertaining about the history, architecture and restaurants of NY. We learned things about NY we never knew and we are born New Yorkers. I highly recommend these tours, (I"ve been on three) to bring your family, and friends to spend a very pleasant afternoon in the city.
Rating: 5
Tons of Fun
Sat, Aug 16  12:00 PM cindyr21460 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
The tour guide was very dynamic supplying many historical details that romanticized the area awesomely. The food was incredible, loving the fuller portions rather than just tidbits (what I had expected). This tour was extremely enjoyable and I would love to try another tour and definitely reccommend this tour to my friends and family.
Rating: 4
Must do
Sat, Aug 9  12:30 PM Ferrymead1 Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We had been recommended to take this tour and I must say from the moment we met our tour guide -sorry I can't remember her name - but she could remember all our names and there were 14 of us! We got a great insight into the village as it was and as it is today. The food was amazing, but be warned don't have lunch beforehand! The tastings were not the normal tasting size portions! The size of the group was perfect. I would say to anybody it is a must do!
Rating: 4
Great afternoon in Greenwich Village
Sat, Aug 2  12:30 PM feb656 Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
The "Heart of the Village" tour was very enjoyable ! I will be taking another Food of NY Tour soon.
Rating: 5
great time had by all
Sat, Aug 2  12:30 PM bradysboy Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
had a great time and will go again
Rating: 5
Excellent choice
Fri, Jul 25  12:30 PM saroepke Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
What a great way to visit and learn about the area.
Rating: 5
A foodie couple from Dallas
Fri, Jul 25  12:00 PM Skaneman Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
My wife and I toured with Barri on a hot Friday afternoon. Barri was enthusiastic, friendly, and very knowledgeable of the history and current make up of Greenwich Village. The food samples were delicious, varied, and quite substantial. Most in our group were stuffed by the end of the tour. Barri kept us supplied with water during the heat of the day as we learned about the architecture and history of the area in addition to the seven food and drink stops. The tour was the perfect lenghth. Will definitely take this tour again!
Rating: 5
Thanks to Raheem
Sun, Jul 20  12:00 PM mario2014 Male 50-59 International Tourist(s) Unspecified
Our guide Raheem was excellent. Good sense of humour and excellent communicator. Thanks !