Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  3,403 rating points
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Last 3 months 194 532 1 = 531 99% 4.9
Last 6 months 475 1,341 2 = 1,339 100% 4.9
Last 12 months 1,222 3,416 13 = 3,403 99% 4.9
All 13,463 36,206 142 = 36,064 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
Learning history can be fun
Fri, Dec 21, 07   11:30 AM oenodog Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
We had a wonderful tour led by Barri. She wove a lovely story as we moved from pizza place... to food shop... to restaurant. Our appreciate of Greenwich Village and it's food increased as the tour continued. A fun way to learn about the village and NY food history, while enjoying tasty treats along the way
Rating: 5
Greenwich Village in depth and in gest!
Sun, Dec 16, 07   12:30 PM marjoriggs Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
This was a spectacular tour well worth tramping in the snow and slush. We were two thirty somethings and two sixty somethings and the tour director and shops kept us entertained and intrigued. Michael Cart is a FIND! Because of this tour, all of us will return to visit again Greenwich Village. The only taste missing was a sip of wine.
Rating: 5
Great tour
Sat, Dec 15, 07   11:00 AM bclemens Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. I was especially pleased that the tour guide started exactly on time, latecomers had to find us we didn't have to wait on them. The only thing i would change is the tipping policy. Can't you pay your folks what you need to and charge it in the ticket price or make it clear that tips are expected and not included in the ticket price?
Rating: 5
Satisfy all your senses!
Wed, Dec 12, 07   11:00 AM dianehowatt Female Unspecified International Tourist(s) Individual
I thoroughly enjoyed every nook, cranny and taste of Greenwich Village. Our guide was knowledgeable and very much at home in Greenwich Village. I highly recommend the tour. Dress according to the weather and prepare to meander and taste your way through the Village. During the tour, make some notes and plan to go back to some of your favourite places for a closer look or to shop. Enjoy!!
Rating: 5
Tasty and informative
Tue, Dec 11, 07   11:30 AM jhunt30 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Just a great way to experience the Village - it fills you with great food and interesting information and an appreciation of a wonderful place, through someone who has enthusiastically lived it.
Rating: 4
Small Tweek
Sun, Dec 2, 07   12:00 PM stepholivo Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
I would have liked one different food and not pizza twice
Rating: 5
Inside look at Greenwich Village
Thu, Nov 8, 07   11:00 AM Annemcclure Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
Our leader Cindy was friendly, informative, and fun. She knew people passing on the street, as well as the people behind the counters at the food establishments. All of them were enthusiastic, warm and welcoming. The food was delicious - the community feeling of the neighborhood and her knowledge of it made the tour a GREAT experience. Thanks !
Rating: 5
Experience this or else!
Sat, Oct 27, 07   12:00 PM mcryan52 Unspecified Unspecified Combination Group of Friends
My group of six consisted of four "repeat tourists' from Texas in our 50's, plus my daughter(age 25), who lives on 1st avenue in east village and her boyfriend(26y.o.), who lives in the west village. They thought it would "possibly" be interesting. Well, they were overwhelmed as were the rest of us. As tourists, it was fun for us to see all the streets and shops and restaurants('tasting' is accurate I am sure, but we felt like we more than tasted...we were 'fed')--. We didn't expect such a historical perspective--Ed really made us 'see' NY from the days of the origin of this area. As the "locals", my daughter and her boyfriend couldn't wait to go back and tell their friends about this cheese shop, this restaurant, this club....I am a travel agent and will either give this tour as a gift to my clients or tell them it is a must they must include in their visit to NYC. Tell everyone to get out of midtown; come see real NY. Molly Ryan
Rating: 5
interesting tour
Thu, Oct 25, 07   11:00 AM johnbradwell Male Unspecified International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
very imformative tour, very interesting, and helpful tour guide ed, thankyou.
Rating: 4
Interesting and fun afternoon - Food ok
Sun, Oct 21, 07   12:30 PM hewong2002 Unspecified Unspecified Combination Unspecified
This is a fun way to spend an afternoon very interesting facts and history are imparted and our guide had lived in the neighborhood for years. I found him very genuine as people on the street passed by they all knew our guide by name. The food is okay don't expect anything gourmet (pizzas/breads/cheeses). I live in New York and know the neighborhood so I know most of the stores we stopped by but I still managed to discover one new store that I will return to. It was a lovely afternoon.