Foods of New York Tours

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Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  7,333 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 712 1,934 5 = 1,929 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 1,517 4,154 10 = 4,144 99% 4.9
Last 12 months 2,671 7,357 24 = 7,333 99% 4.9
All 24,041 64,591 226 = 64,365 99% 4.8
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Original Greenwich Village Food and Culture Tour 3,708 99% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Chelsea Market/Meatpacking Dist Food Tasting Tour 1,457 99% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Heart of the Village Food & Culture Tour 926 99% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Nolita/NoHo Food & Culture Tour 910 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Gourmet Chinatown Food and Culture Walking Tour 332 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
The Sushi and Japanese Tapas Food Tasting Event 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Sort Descending Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 4
A nice menu, if a little heavy on cheese & bread
Sun, Sep 23, 07   11:30 AM wellred Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
Our tour guide was well-informed in regard to both the eating establishments and historical stops that we visited in the West Village. She also did an excellent job of establishing the context for tasting certain cuisines -- for example, the Italian immigration wave that established itself in the 1880s. And even though we're locals, we learned some nifty new places to eat and fascinating data about famous and not-so-famous people, places and things. Just be prepared that the tasting menu is heavy on flour and dairy, scarce on protein, and doesn't follow a soup-to-nuts pattern. In one stretch, we went from cheese balls to chocolate chip cookies to pizza to bread, cheese, olives and soppresata (the only meat) to cannoli dessert pastries. All in all, I'd give this a pretty high recommendation, particularly for laid-back tourists that are age 50-plus. Our friend from Seattle was the reason we took this tour and as a school cook and first-time visitor to NYC, she loved it.
Rating: 4
Some highlights/some disappointments
Sun, Jul 19, 09   11:00 AM wellness Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I enjoyed the tour but found that the guide focused too much on the restaurants/shops and how much they cost etc. - it almost seemed that they were more concerned with future business for the participating companies than the current tour. I would have skipped a few of the stops (e.g. 2nd pizza) - focus on a few with an opportunity to sit down and enjoy the experience rather than rush through them all. I really appreciated the opportunity to hear about the history, iconic buildings and characteristics of the neighbourhood.
Rating: 5
Yummy and Fun!!!
Wed, Jul 25, 12   11:30 AM wellesj Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
Our tour guide, Kurt from Canada, was great! Kurt was informative and very entertaining. I went with a group of friends from "northwest" New Jersey. We all had a very good time. The food was delicious and I certainly did not need lunch afterwards. I would highly recommend this tours to friends and family. Actually, I would go back again to do this tour or another. If possible, I would request to be on a tour with Kurt as the tour guide.
Rating: 5
A must do.
Thu, May 15  2:00 PM WELCOMERITA Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
This was my second time doing the Chelsea Market Foods of NY tour and it was just as great as the first time I did the tour. Daryl, the guide, was phenomenal. The food was fabulous. Chelsea Market has great food and shops. A must do if you have a few hours in NYC. I've done all the Foods of NY tour except the China town tour. They are all fabulous and never disappoint. The time flies by.
Rating: 5
A step back in time
Fri, Jun 8, 12   11:45 AM WELCOMERITA Female 30-39 Combination Group of Friends
Nolita/Noho is a darling area with amazing restaurants making you feel you take a little step back in time. Anny, our guide, was perfect-knowledgeable, interacting with the local business owners, and fun. Come hungry. There's a lot of food upfront. Loved the cultural/historical part of the tour as well. Foods of NY once again did not disappoint. I'll be recommending this tour over and over.
Rating: 5
Never disappointed!
Fri, Jun 5, 09   11:30 AM WELCOMERITA Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I have attended 2 other food walking tours and I have never been disappointed. This tour was no exception. We had rainy weather which made walking through the Chelsea Market perfect. Our guide, Curt, was fantabulous. His creative one liners took entertainment to a whole new level. Give this guy a stage. I could have gone another three hours listening to him. The food choices were varied and delicious. I was definitely full afterwards. Can't wait to try another food walking tour in the future. A definite must for any trip to NYC.
Rating: 5
Did not disappoint!!!!!!
Fri, May 16, 08   12:00 PM WELCOMERITA Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
A group of friend went on the Greenwich Village tour last year and this year we took the Central Village/SoHo tour. It did not disappoint. Rahim, our guide was excellent and was flowing with fun facts of the area with great suggestions about everything from music to food. He made the experience so delightful, I hardly noticed the pouring rain. I can't wait to do another food tour on my next trip to NYC.
Rating: 5
Great variety
Tue, Aug 1, 06   11:00 AM wejoyce Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This was a great tour. Even my NJ aunts didn't know that much about Greenwich Village. Good variety of foods and plenty to eat. Would not recommend for children under 13 or 14, though. My child was bored.
Rating: 4
the guid was very funny, love the tour.
Fri, Apr 2, 10   11:00 AM weipan Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Individual
tasted great food that I wouldn't know where to get from. Nice pizza, veggie food and tastiest ice cream I have ever eaten!
Rating: 5
One of THE BEST!!
Fri, Sep 2, 05   10:30 AM Weinstein Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
There were 4 of us on the tour, we are all well traveled......and we all agreed that this was one of the BEST excursions we had ever taken. We had plenty of opportunity to sit and rest, so don't be concerned about getting too tired. There was a 90 year old on the tour and she did just fine. Don't miss it!! Our only regret.....we didn't go the first day of our trip so we could go back and dine at some of the restaurants.
Rating: 4
Good tour, weird tour group
Sat, Mar 18, 06   11:00 AM weggerma Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Chelsea Marketplace is an awesome place for a foodie. However, the tour would have been even more interesting if we could have visited more places outside of the marketplace and sampled foods from some of the establishments in the neighborhood.
Rating: 5
Amazing food, educational, and a super guide
Sat, Apr 21, 12   11:30 AM weezyrph Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Cindy, our tour guide, was so enthusiastic and we loved her! She was so educated about the stories and owners of each business we visited. The history she gave us of not only the old Nabisco building that is now Chelsea Market but also of the Meatpacking District itself was wonderful. Thank you for a very memorable and filling 3 hours in NYC!!! Make sure you go hungry....there is a LOT of food, way more than we expected!
Rating: 5
First Class Tour
Tue, Sep 28, 10   11:00 AM weetam51 Male 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our three hour tour in Greenwich Village. Our Guide Heather was a fountain of knowledge with all sorts of information and data of not only the varied food shops and restaurants but also of the neighbourhood. The food was plentifull and very good quality. The best trip we have been on this holiday. Would strongly recommend it. A must do trip! Tom & Phamie Smith from Scotland.
Rating: 5
Excellent way to experience an area of NYC
Fri, Jul 10, 09   11:30 AM weenie923 Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I had some time to kill and a friend of mine recommended that I do a food tour. Not only did I absolutely enjoy my time on the tour, but it turned out to be a highlight of my trip. Our guide was not only knowledgable, but also very entertaining. The food was delicious! If you are interested in learning about how food inspired a certain area of the city and also getting a taste of the local cuisine, I would highly recommend doing a food tour. What I liked about Chelsea Market and the Meatpacking District is that it was mostly inside and then when we were outside, it wasn't that far of a walk. I also loved that Food Network is headquartered here, and we got to see a Food Network star. Overall, I give it a 10!
Rating: 5
Big highlight of trip to NYC
Tue, Nov 1, 11   11:30 AM Weekuleso Female 30-39 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
This is a fan.tas.tic tour to do in NYC! My sister, my cousin and myself were really looking forward to this on tues 1st nov, but, never having done a food tour before, weren't sure what to expect...well... It was *such* a highlight for us with the delicious Sefra leading the culinary way, that we had to play it down to the rest of our group later so as not to make them jealous! Sefra was both informative and hilarious to us wee Irish girls, and the food was exquisite... Especially the cookies at "milk and cookies", and I had to go back to the hotel to get my "fat" trousers!! Do this tour!!