Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  3,621 rating points
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Last 3 months 359 973 5 = 968 99% 4.8
Last 6 months 811 2,253 6 = 2,247 100% 4.9
Last 12 months 1,301 3,629 8 = 3,621 100% 4.9
All 14,317 38,578 148 = 38,430 99% 4.8
Rating and reviews for:

Original Greenwich Village Food and Culture Tour

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Enjoy the history and culture of this Bohemian neighborhood, tasting delicacies from classic mom n' pop food shops and ethnic eateries.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
enjoyed it very much
Fri, May 7, 10   11:00 AM janiceboyd Unspecified 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
I especially enjoyed the history of the area that our guide included. The more the better. The information on the food establishments was nice too. It gave a flavor to the area.
Rating: 5
A wonderful outing
Sat, Apr 24, 10   11:00 AM dwiest Unspecified 50-59 Local Couple on a Date
This was a wonderful way to learn of the architecture, geography, culture and especially the local cuisine. Our guide was enthusiastic, knowledgable, friendly and professional. The six tastings provided a wonderful cross-section of foods available in this Greenwich village neighborhood. At the top of the list were Havana and LaPalma where we hope to return for an evening of dining. We were blessed with wonderful weather for the tour, which, I'm sure helps with the overall impression. Still, we went back the next day, which was gloomy and wet, and stopped at Murray's, Rocco's and Fiacco's, filling out trunk for the ride home. Loved the tour, would recommend to anyone (and already have). We look forward to trying another tour in a different neighborhood.
Rating: 5
Brilliant!
Tue, Apr 13, 10   11:30 AM Spunkyzgal Unspecified 20-29 International Tourist(s) Other
One of the best things we did in New York! Our guide Cindy was witty and funny and knew her stuff! We learnt heaps of fun stuff and our bellies ended up full of some amazing authentic Village treats. We will definitely take more Foods of NY tours when we come back next year. DO THIS TOUR!!!!!!
Rating: 5
Greenwich Village walking tour
Tue, Apr 6, 10   12:00 PM wkapaug Unspecified Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Our guide, Sephorah (sp), was very knowledgeable, informative and entertaining on our walk and taste tour of Greenwich Village. The weather cooperated as it was a beautiful day also.
Rating: 5
Discover The Village in a different way
Thu, Apr 1, 10   11:00 AM swissdevil Unspecified Unspecified International Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
It was my 8th trip to NY from Switzerland, so I know the city pretty well. But that was the first time I've taken such a tour. It was really interesting to discover Greenwich Village while walking and eating some local specialties during the 3-hours tour with an enthusiastic guide. If I had to say something negative, it would be the fact that Amercian people insist too much on the 15% to 20% tip you "have to" give, what is not so common in Europe. But I would definitely recommend the tour, as long as you understand english pretty well...
Rating: 5
Fun, filling and educational
Tue, Mar 9, 10   11:30 AM soultrain165 Unspecified 20-29 Local Couple on a Date
Our tour guide was Kurt who was delightful. He had an extensive knowledge of the area and it's history. Every time we ate it was delicious and left me with a great impression of the establishment that will certainly lead me to future visits. The tour was very educational and provided an unforgettable element. My girlfriend and I look forward to participating in the other available tours and have reccomended the Greenwich tour to a number of friends already. This tour is great for a day out in the city or for restaurant research purposes as we fully intend to revist those restaurants shown on the tour. My first impression of the price seemed lofty however the 3 hour tour provides a great amount of entertainment and will not leave you hungry.
Rating: 5
Another winner!
Sat, Mar 6, 10   11:00 AM plarry Unspecified Unspecified Combination Family Without Children
Took the Greenwich Village Tour in 2005 and loved it. Wondered if this might just be a straight repeat, but still felt it was worth going. We were delighted to find both old favorites and new places to see on the current tour. Marie, our guide, was so good. We've also previously taken the Chelsea Market and Central Village/SoHo tours, and look forward to repeating those also!
Rating: 5
Great Time
Tue, Feb 16, 10   11:30 AM emrankin Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
What a fun tour. Our tour guide, Cindy, seemed to know everything about the Village. The food was wonderful. We could have spent the whole day there if not for the weather. Every visitor to New York should take this tour!
Rating: 5
It was excellent
Sat, Jan 16, 10   11:30 AM GroverCarter Unspecified Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
The food tour was extremely well done. It was thoroughly enjoyable. The guide, Berrie, was great.
Rating: 5
Fun & enlightening experience - highly recommended
Sun, Jan 10, 10   11:00 AM Maryg315 Unspecified Unspecified Combination Group of Friends
We participated in the Greenwich Village Tour in early January. Our guide was a local resident of the area, and her passion for the neighborhood, its local merchants, and its historic significance was evident and contagious. The food tastings were plentiful, enough for a meal, but better than that, they were of exceptional quality and often unique to the restaurant or shop visited --- that allowed the group to have tasting experiences we likely would not have discovered on our own. The restaurant & shop owners/staff were all extremely accommodating --- we purchased items from some that day, and will absolutely return for additional dining & shopping experiences in this part of the city. The pace of the tour was good, the tour length was fine (even though it was chilly, the 3 hours actually seemed to fly by), and the variety kept everyone's interest. All in all, a terrific experience and an excellent value. We will take advantage of other tours this company offers.