Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  308 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 15 40 1 = 39 93% 4.7
Last 6 months 49 138 1 = 137 98% 4.9
Last 12 months 110 309 1 = 308 99% 4.9
All 678 1,832 1 = 1,831 100% 4.8
Rating and reviews for:

Gourmet Chinatown Food and Culture Walking Tour

activity photo

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

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
Not just food, but culture tour.
Sat, Mar 3, 12   10:30 AM sarahtargino Female 20-29 Combination Family Without Children
I'm from Brazil and I live in Manhattan it has been a year. I've been to Chinatown a couple times, and I thought it was ok, but not very interesting. I changed my mind after the walking tour. All the information that the guide gave us about the culture, and the amazing food we had at the restaurants made me want to come back there more often. I'm also recommending the tour to all my friends that came to NY and ask for tips, because it's a great way to know the city, instead of just walking around without knowing exactly what you are seeing.
Rating: 5
Amazingness!!!
Sat, Mar 3, 12   10:30 AM rdeckelbaum Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Bert was an unbelievable tour guide, he was passionate, knowledgeable, intriguing, and most importantly entertaining. He really made the tour what is was, amazing! We will defiantly be back to NYC next year to take another food tour. A great cultural with great food!
Rating: 5
Amazing food, amazing guide
Mon, Feb 20, 12   12:00 PM debyandchris Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
You should take this tour, even if you think you know Chinatown. The food was amazing and the guide had lots of interesting information to share with us.
Rating: 5
Bert the tour guide is the bomb
Sat, Feb 11, 12   10:30 AM Cinselmann Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
This China town food tour was wonderful. The food was great. . . no disappoints at all!

The real joy in this tour was our guide, Bert. He is very knowledgeable, humorous, helpful and patient!

I will do the tour again when the opportunity arises.
Rating: 5
Food was excellent and the guide was also.
Sat, Jan 21, 12   10:30 AM debshalam Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
I enjoyed the tour and the tour guide was excellent and very informative. I would recommend the tour to any one who enjoys Chinese food.
Rating: 5
Great food on an interesting visit
Sat, Jan 14, 12   10:30 AM ngedmunds Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
This was the second tour that we have done with Foods of New York, and we enjoyed it every bit as much. This tour was more food-oriented; it included three sit-down mini-meals, all of which were delicious and interesting. The meals were accompanied by useful explanations of the culinary traditions and the methods of preparation. Our tour guide, Bert, was very knowledgeable and easy to talk to; he welcomed questions and could usually answer them. He also led us through some of the streets and alleys of Chinatown, explaining the history of evolution of the neighborhood. He encouraged us to try some of the local delicacies, but he was kind enough to warn us about the strangeness of some of the flavors and textures -- forewarned was forearmed. The only thing I would have liked added was a recommendation of where to shop for local specialties -- linens, jewelry, gifts, etc. We would certainly recommend this tour, and we will do another tour with this company when we are back in New York City again.
Rating: 5
Great time and great experience
Sat, Jan 7, 12   10:30 AM sariel Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We enjoyed the food and the guide Bert was superb. Will do it again sometime in the future...

We suggest in the future links to local hotel will benefit those that don't want to wake up early in the morning and take a bus to the meeting place.
Rating: 5
I would highly recommend this tour!
Sat, Jan 7, 12   10:30 AM janepoore Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We went to places I never would have walked in alone!!! The food was terrific!! Bert was fun and very informative and we had a great time!!! Can't wait to try another one!
Rating: 5
Excellent Chinatown Tour
Sat, Dec 3, 11   10:30 AM rjmurr Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Have taken all of the tours except NoHo ( will do it on our next trip to NYC) and all have been great--this one is no exception. Having lived in the area for a number of years Bert (sp.) was very knowledgeable about the history of the area, the cuisine and some of the "nooks and crannies" we would never know or learn about. Highly recommend this tour.
Rating: 4
great fun and awesome food!!!
Mon, Nov 28, 11   12:00 PM Tanjeng Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Great tour....Loved the tour guide named Bert. He was incredibly knowledgeable and funny. Food was great especially the dumplings.......Look forward to doing it again next year.