Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  368 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
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Last 3 months 53 145 0 = 145 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 92 252 0 = 252 100% 4.9
Last 12 months 134 369 1 = 368 99% 4.9
All 770 2,084 1 = 2,083 100% 4.8
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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 Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
The best food tour I've been on. Loved Rahim!
Sat, Aug 25, 12   10:30 AM Bkderm1 Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We did an amazing walking tour of chinatown with Rahim. He was extremely knowledgeable and fun.

He told us the history of the area, it's beginnings and how it has changed over the years. We loved the three restaurants he took us to. He was quite attuned to the chinese culture and we learned lots of fun facts in addition to enjoying some really delicious food. I definitely would recommend it, especially with Rahim as your guide!
Rating: 3
Mon, Aug 20, 12   12:00 PM pamgoodland Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
I loved the Food Tour of Greenwich Village and thought this would be as good. It's OK, interesting, not a waste of time or money, but no where near as good as Greenwich Village. Not enough variety. How about tasting different teas or trying some exotic fruit at one of the street vendors?
Rating: 5
As we expected from past experience - wonderful.
Sat, Jul 14, 12   10:30 AM moocow15 Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Bert, our guide was entertaining and brimming with information both about Chinatown and the food. We enjoyed three "sit-down" tastes and each one was better than the last. We made a few other stops for shopping and browsing. Over all - a fantastic visit to a unique part of New York City.
Rating: 5
Another great tour!
Sat, Jul 7, 12   10:30 AM tschafer8357 Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
This is our third food tour of New York. We have enjoyed them all. Our tour guide, Bert, was fun and knowledgable The restaurants were wonderful. It was a 100 degree day in the city - we were a little hesitant - but Bert kept us cool, comfortable and laughing!! I would definately recommend this tour!
Rating: 5
Great tour, food, and guide
Sat, Jun 30, 12   10:30 AM hrp1967 Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
The tour was fun, interesting, led by a great guide (Bert), and the food was very good. I appreciated Bert's knowledge of the food, culture, and history of Chinatown.
Rating: 5
Fantastic beyond our expectations
Sat, Jun 23, 12   10:30 AM 8millers Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
The tour was educational , fun, the food was excellent. We were extremely pleased with bert our guide, he was very informative and made sure everyone was accounted for and also any questions asked he was able to answer. Cant wait to try another tour -thinking Greenwich Village.
Rating: 5
Excellent tour with knowledgeable guide
Sat, Jun 23, 12   10:30 AM ddelgenio Unspecified Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
I highly recommend this tour to anyone. Our guide Bert, was excellent and we learned alot about the food, history and culture of chinatown. The restaurants are clean and very accommodating. We are planning another tour in October.
Rating: 5
A New Vantage Point in Chinatown
Sat, Jun 9, 12   10:30 AM Shopper1 Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
We are native New Yorkers and frequent Chinatown about once every month. This was an amazing tour! We learned many facts that we never knew and experienced restaurants that were all new to us. The guide was professional, enthusiastic, and a real gem!!! Great time was had by ALL!!
Rating: 4
Bert was great!
Sat, May 19, 12   10:30 AM eileenlane Female 20-29 Local Family Without Children
This tour was great! It was a great combo of food, culture and history. We very much liked the dim sum at the first spot and I thought the peking duck at the Pecking Duck House was the best I've ever had and can't wait to take my husband back with me! Where I really liked the first 2 stops/tastings I didn't really enjoy the last one. The eggplant dish was okay kinda of mushy and I really didn't like the rice as it was too fishy for my taste.

Bert was a great tour guide! He was full of knowledge about the areas and great recommendations and he really got the group involved and kept us all entertained. I would love to take another food tour led by him.

One thing I didn't really like was that prior to going on this tour I read on the website that there were 5 tastings 3 seated and 2 'on-the-go' and it mentioned something about eating a 'tiger roll'. We only ha 3 tastings so I was confused when the your ended at the 3rd place cause I thought there were more stops.

It would have been nice to end the tour with something sweet. Although I did end up going to the Chinatown Ice Cream factory that Bert recommended!
Rating: 5
Enjoyed very much
Sat, May 5, 12   10:30 AM ConnieHerm Female 60-69 Combination Family Without Children
Our tour was very enjoyable.This one was the final one that we hadn't done yet.All the others were so much fun and were thoroughly enjoyed so we were anxious to do this one too.

The guide was very knowledgeable & pleasant.We are hoping to do another one when it is added to the list.

I have recommended these tours to many people.