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Rating: 4.9  297 rating points
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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 Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
5 stars for the food and tour guide!!!
Sat, Oct 22, 11   10:30 AM Rechnitz Female 60-69 Combination Other
This was our second food tour. We will continue tours until we've done them all!!! Everything we ate was outstanding and we love our tour guide, Burt. This is the best tour company in NYC.
Rating: 5
Fascinating intro. to NYC's bustling Chinatown
Sat, Oct 22, 11   10:30 AM diana5 Female 60-69 Combination Family With Children
My husband, daughter, and I loved the tour today, guided by enthusiastic and knowledgeable Bert. He provided a comprehensive overview of the history and the cuisine of the area, and was delightful company for the 3 hours we spent with him. The restaurants we visited served us delicious food, and we'd love to return to further explore this vibrant area of wonderful New York City.
Rating: 5
Great tour
Mon, Oct 17, 11   12:00 PM idamarie78 Female 30-39 International Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Food, info, guide, everything was great. highly recommended if you are into chinese food. You also get a lot of ideas of restaurants to visit later, so if you are on holiday I recommend having the tour in the start of it so you have the time to go back and further investigate the restaurants visited. Great experience, and the guide, Rahim, had good knowledge.
Rating: 5
Really fun and informative!
Sat, Oct 15, 11   10:30 AM melissa2126 Female 30-39 Local Group of Friends
Our guide, Bert, was really enthusiastic about food and Chinatown. He was very knowledgable and gave us great inside tips.
Rating: 5
Chinatown tour
Mon, Oct 10, 11   12:00 PM ClifFiske Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Our tour guide was very informative. The restaurants and food were fantastic. We went back to the Peking Duck for dinner - well worth the money.
Rating: 5
Take this tour!
Sat, Oct 8, 11   10:30 AM ksharrell624 Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Loved the neighborhood, loved the history, loved the food and loved Bert as guide!
Rating: 5
FABULOUS TOUR!!
Sat, Oct 8, 11   10:30 AM krissymann1 Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
The tour was fabulous, the choice of restuarants and the tour guide ernie were nothing but top notch!! Highly recommend this tour to everyone. You won't be disappointed.
Rating: 5
Very Accomodating
Mon, Oct 3, 11   12:00 PM GailAWebster Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
Accommodated all customers / clients -- even with allergies / food restrictions. Great food / great talks about food preparation as well as historical information of the area. Fun to sit down to eat and chat with the other guests. No strenuous walking. We will highly recommend to all our friends.
Rating: 5
Uh-mazing!!
Sat, Oct 1, 11   10:30 AM twiget05 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Our tour guide was Bert, and he knew his stuff! His presentation was fun, the history was great and the food....oh, man, the food!! Come hungry for sure. (Or come hungover...we were, and it was the perfect cure!) Also, there were so many places on the list we couldn't visit (but learned about) so we already have a "to-do" (to eat?) list for our next trip to NYC. Bottom Line: Worth every penny. Doooo it!
Rating: 5
Awesome Chinatown Tour!
Sat, Sep 24, 11   10:30 AM hancai1997 Female 40-49 Local Family Without Children
My husband and I took the Chinatown tour, which was fabulous. I was full by the end of our 2nd stop! We had a really nice variety of food, and learned a lot about the restaurants that we went to. I highly recommend this tour.

I would love it if the tour company would add a variation of the Chinatown tour that would go to some of the more exotic places in Chinatown. While I really enjoyed the places we stopped in, there are lots of small Chinatown shops that I would be to intimidated to go into on my own (you know, the kind of places that have things like duck legs hanging in the windows!). I would also love to see a food tour that would stop at a bunch of different ethnic places - such as afghan food, ethiopian food, vietnamese food, turkish food, etc. - rather than the fairly "average" places that the majority of the tours go to.

Overall, the quality of the tour, and the food on the tour, and the tour guide, was fabulous and we really enjoyed it! We would just like to see more variety of ethnicities in the tour choices, for those of us who would like to try some new things.