Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  3,706 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
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Last 3 months 366 1,008 4 = 1,004 99% 4.9
Last 6 months 790 2,200 6 = 2,194 99% 4.9
Last 12 months 1,324 3,717 11 = 3,706 99% 4.9
All 14,143 38,106 147 = 37,959 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 Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Awesome
Mon, Dec 7, 09   12:00 PM LKCAFLAC Female Unspecified Unspecified Group of Friends
We had the best time with Cindy and the tour and food was wonderful. We are planning another tour within the month. Will recommend end highly
Rating: 5
Fun, Funny and Informative
Tue, Dec 1, 09   11:00 AM Nualar Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Other
Our guide Kirt was very knowledgeable and concise. The time went by really quickly and every minute was filled with suggestions and wonderful food! Kirt was quick and funny and turned us on to restaurants, delicatessens, stores and neighborhood characters. We would do it again in a New York minute. As a matter of fact, we did return to the cheese store and deli the very next day. The one weird moment was when Kirt hid behind a pole in the subway after the tour when he saw us. Not cool, Kirt. We really thought you liked us.
Rating: 5
Fantastic Tour
Tue, Nov 24, 09   11:00 AM turtlerap05 Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
This was a fantastic tour that I would highly recommend to anyone spending some time in New York. Our tour guide was hilarious, the food was delicious, and it was a great way to get to know a neighborhood that we might otherwise have missed out on. It's worth the money and time! :)
Rating: 5
This tour has it all!
Sun, Nov 22, 09   11:30 AM honahlee103 Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Other
Whether you are interested in Food, Culture or history of the neighborhood, this tour had it all. I would recommend Foods of New York tours to anyone I know that visits NYC. It was well organized, informative and just a lot of fun. Also, the food we were served was delicious and fresh out of the oven. I look forward to trying their other Food tours of China town and Chelsea market.
Rating: 5
Food for Thought
Thu, Nov 12, 09   11:30 AM genuinerisk1 Unspecified Unspecified Combination Group of Friends
Our group of nine consisted of three former New Yorkers, two Brits and visitors from Kentucky, Michigan and Massachusetts. All LOVED this tour. Our tour day was rainy and cool but nothing dampened our experience. We learned about the Village and ate our way from pizza to cookies and from a subtle cauliflower appetizer to faux BBQ'd pork at a Japanese vegetarian restaurant (and yes, you read that correctly). We learned about early Village history and it's modern development; about Washington Irving and Edna St. Vincent Millay; about Cherry Lane Theatre and basement jazz on Cornelia St. Dave, our guide was great. It is hard to please all of the people all of the time but Dave did this for more than three hours of fabulous fare and fun - even the jaded former New Yorkers were dazzled by what had been in their backyard, missed till now.
Rating: 5
Easy, Interesting and Tasty!
Mon, Oct 19, 09   11:00 AM krisgraphics Unspecified Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
This tour was a nice intro to Greenwich Village, a gem neighborhood of NYC that's full of quaint and delicious restaurants, specialty shops, theaters and cool places to live. Our guide was friendly and informed, dropping in enough history and current culture to make the midday trek through the Village continually interesting. Plus, the " food tastings" were great!
Rating: 5
Cindy was great
Sun, Oct 18, 09   12:30 PM MaryWarren Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Cindy did a fantastic job
Rating: 5
Fabulous!
Sat, Oct 17, 09   12:30 PM KarenBoyle Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Other
Tour guide was wonderful and entertaining, food fantastic and the informal presentation of history throughout the tour was really interesting. Thank you!!
Rating: 3
Take the tour only if you enjoy food tasting
Sun, Sep 20, 09   12:00 PM cmaloney14 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Overall, I had a good time on the Greenwich Village Food Tasting and Cultural Tour and the tour guide was very comical. I really enjoyed tasting the various foods on the tour (some food tasting stops were better than others though) and the tour did a great job of accomodating a vegetarian diet. If you enjoy food tasting and plan on revisiting the Greenwich Village area during your trip, then this is a really good tour to take because the tour guide gives you restaurant recommendations. However, if you are taking the tour to learn about the culture/history of Greenwich Village, then I would recommend taking another tour because I didn't learn very much about the area. Although this is a 3 hour tour, a lot of the time is spent waiting for the tour guide to go into the restaurant and bring out the food to the group. Also, I was hoping to explore more of the Greenwich Village area, but you basically stay on the same street during the tour. I think this tour is overpriced for what it is.
Rating: 4
Great tour
Wed, Sep 16, 09   11:30 AM moffattn Unspecified Unspecified International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
This tour was lots of fun and great value for money. We discovered some great places that we would not have found on our own. Thanks to all involved.