Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  895 rating points
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Last 3 months 86 225 0 = 225 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 197 526 0 = 526 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 340 898 3 = 895 99% 4.8
All 2,851 7,481 26 = 7,455 99% 4.8
Rating and reviews for:

Heart of the Village Food & Culture Tour

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Taste off-the-radar eats, hear tales of the 1960's music scene, and stroll through Washington Square Park, the heart of Downtown NYC.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Informative, Enjoyable Tour
Mon, Mar 17  12:00 PM Ronyart13 Male 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Our guide was an exceptional and knowledgeable local. She was really engaging, providing interesting and informative information as we progressed on the tour. She was happy to answer any and all questions. We really enjoyed the tour, that brought the history and culture to life. The food tasting was excellent and varied, with some options of alcohol to ease things along.
Rating: 5
Wonderful Tour
Sat, Mar 15  12:30 PM trishgoddard Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This tour was so much fun. I loved the information our guide, Susan Volchok, provided about the area. The food was totally delicious at all locations. My favorites were the pizza, the chocolate tart and the pasta, however, I loved everything. My husband and my 19 year old son also enjoyed it. Would definitely sign up for another tour!
Rating: 5
The best of NYC!
Fri, Mar 14  12:00 PM Tazotea Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
This was a great tour. Raheem was full of energy and was very knowledgable on not only the food we were eating but also on the area we were walking around. We found out so much more than just using a guide book and it was SO much fun! He was very inclusive with everyone and tried very hard to give everyone a good time. I would definitely do this again!
Rating: 5
Great fun!
Sat, Mar 1  12:00 PM EllenScherer Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
Loved our tour. Raheem our guide was great!
Rating: 5
Great foodie trip!
Mon, Feb 17  12:00 PM jackylangley Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Great trip - wonderful food, great trip leader. We all loved it and there was so much fe we didn't eat for the rest of the day! We went back to some of the shops later....
Rating: 5
Great culinary and historical experience!
Sat, Feb 8  12:00 PM mkarageorges Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
We are four girlfriends from high school who have known each other over 46 years. We did the tour as a unique way to celebrate one of our birthdays. My daughter purchased this tour as a Christmas gift for my husband, so I already had rave reviews about it from them. The tour guide was very knowledgeable, so we thoroughly enjoyed learning all of the historic facts about Greenwich Village. There was a very nice variety and ample quantity of food to taste - we really enjoyed it all. An added treat was the gentleman playing classical music on a baby grand piano in Washington Square; we would have liked more time to listen to more of his playing. You definitely get your money's worth, both in quantity and quality. Everyone had a fabulous day and we will be recommending the Foods of NY tours to our friends and family. Thanks for a great experience.
Rating: 5
Fabulous tour guide and delicious food tastings
Sun, Jan 19  12:00 PM KimMohler Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Raheem is an excellent guide. He takes special care to ensure that everyone on his tour is having a great time. Additionally, he is extremely knowledgable about the neighborhood and its history.
Rating: 5
Fascinating blend of history and Gastrominy
Sun, Jan 19  12:00 PM Garyjudith Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We enjoyed a most informative tour with Raheem, who is knowledgable, nurturant, and loves food like we do! The tour is well-organized and fun. It is one of my favorite activities to do as a parent with my grown children. A bonus is that it is equally interesting for tourists and native New Yorkers.
Rating: 5
Awesome way to learn about a neigborhood and eat!
Sat, Jan 18  12:00 PM megmike Female 50-59 Local Couple on a Date
Our guide, Susan, was awesome. She has a great way about her, the perfect tour guide. She was friendly and knowledgeable about the neighborhood and the food. It was a great day! And a great date! I am definitely going to do the other tours. It was a great way to learn about a NYC neighborhood and sample delicious food. BTW, I came hungrey and I was full near the end, could not finish the last 2 samples, and I have a big appetite. Awesome!
Rating: 5
Fascinating
Fri, Jan 17  12:00 PM Bigbuddy Male 50-59 Combination Family Without Children
Nice choice of cuisines and stops with interesting facts about area, buildings and cuisines. Would definitely recommend this. Next trip to Manhattan we will try another offered food tour