Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  359 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 50 136 0 = 136 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 89 243 0 = 243 100% 4.9
Last 12 months 131 360 1 = 359 99% 4.9
All 767 2,075 1 = 2,074 100% 4.8
Rating and reviews for:

Gourmet Chinatown Food and Culture Walking Tour

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Taste a diverse selection from acclaimed NYC Chinatown restaurants while celebrating the tradition and etiquette of this rich culture.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Chinatown tour was awesome!
Sat, Jan 31  10:30 AM mmdangl Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Had a great time on the chinatown tour even with 20 below temps! Tour guide was exceptional and the food was delicious! Highly recommend this for anyone....
Rating: 5
Wonderful Food & Fabulous Tour Guide!
Sat, Jan 24  10:30 AM lindahardt Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
My husband and I had a great time touring Chinatown. The food on each stop was unique and delicious. The dim sum at Dim Sum Go Go was so good and the XO sauce is not to be missed! My favorite dish was the Roti Canai at the Malaysian restaurant. Yum!!! Our tour guide, Raheem, was absolutely wonderful. With a friendly attitude and delightful humor, he kept us entertained with interesting stories about the people and events that made Chinatown what it is today. Raheem also explained the origin and preparation techniques of the foods we were enjoying. I highly recommend this tour and would happily take any tour led by Raheem!!
Rating: 4
Great & Delicious Tour!
Sat, Jan 17  10:30 AM EllenBG89 Female 20-29 Local Couple on a Date
Rahim was a great tour guide for the Chinatown Food walking tour. I received two tour tickets as a gift and brought my boyfriend along. We both enjoyed it greatly! The stops we made were well timed and it was a good amount of food. The food itself was varied and all delicious (peking duck was our favorite!) and Rahim had interesting things to tell us about each place we stopped. The group size of about 10 people was perfect.

Would definitely take another tour with Foods of New York Tours. Thank you!
Rating: 2
Foods of NY tours loyal customer
Thu, Dec 18, 14   6:00 PM marjorie917 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I have been on all but 1 of their (foods of ny tours) food tours & have always been satisfied, if not thrilled! However, this particular tour left me (and my group) wanting. For the higher cost, i expected more, but in fact received less!

Having only 3 stops i assumed there would be more food. This dim sum was so delicious but only 3 little pieces and 1 other bun, left us wanting more. The Malaysian restaurant really rushed us out & only gave us 1 roti with curry sauce. The peking duck stop gave us the most to eat. All the food was good but with fewer stops it should have been more than small tastings.

I actually would not recommend this tour unless they provide more food for the extra $ this tour costs.
Rating: 5
Sat, Dec 13, 14   10:30 AM dyj1994118 Female Under 20 International Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The leader is good!The food is excellent!!
Rating: 5
Fun, interesting and yummy
Thu, Dec 11, 14   6:00 PM Beachgirl326 Female 20-29 Local Couple on a Date
Had a great time! Interested in doing another tour.
Rating: 5
Great tour, great tour leader!
Fri, Dec 5, 14   10:30 AM adasam Female 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
We had old friends who currently live in Boulder visiting for the week and thought a walking/food tour of Chinatown would be fun. As it turned out we were a very small group....my husband was ill and another group of 8 cancelled due to a death in the family, so we were only 5 total. Despite the weather, which was cold and windy, we had THE BEST time. Our tour leader, Bert, was so personable and knowlegeable. We really felt like we were with a friend, not just a tour leader. The choice of restaurants was excellent, the food really top-notch. We especially liked the background info, both about the food prep and the history of Chinatown. Our one wish was that we had more time to listen to Bert as he seemed to be so well informed about the neighborhood.

I'm looking forward to repeating this particular tour with my husband. i think he would really get such a kick out of it! I will enthusiastically recommend it to friends and out of town visitors! I also look forward to taking other tours with this company. Great job!!
Rating: 5
Fun Tour
Fri, Nov 28, 14   10:30 AM SusanNScott Female 50-59 Local Other
Bert was our guide. He was excellent. The food was also excellent and a good representation of the neighborhood. Lots of history and local lore. Enjoyed the tour very much.
Rating: 5
Repeat Customer
Sat, Nov 22, 14   10:30 AM donnahebner1 Female 60-69 Combination Other
We come to NY, one time a year...we have been on all of the food tours that have been available. They are always so much fun and we learn about the area from an excellent guide.

Highly recommend
Rating: 5
A Great Day In Chinatown
Sat, Nov 22, 14   10:30 AM RRubenstein Female 60-69 Local Other
Our tour guide (R), as all your tour guides was very knowledgeable and knew things about the area that I totally was unaware of. Having been born and grown up less than a dozen blocks from the meeting place I was amazed at certain facts and information he presented. He was very clear, extremely considerate of the entire group and easy to follow. Made it a wonderful day in frigid temperature.