Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  836 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
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Last 3 months 73 198 0 = 198 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 124 330 0 = 330 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 313 836 0 = 836 100% 4.8
All 3,011 7,911 26 = 7,885 99% 4.8
Rating and reviews for:

Heart of the Village Food & Culture Tour

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Taste off-the-radar eats, hear tales of the 1960's music scene, and stroll through Washington Square Park, the heart of Downtown NYC.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Great foodie trip!
Mon, Feb 17, 14   12:00 PM jackylangley Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Great trip - wonderful food, great trip leader. We all loved it and there was so much fe we didn't eat for the rest of the day! We went back to some of the shops later....
Rating: 5
Great time !!
Sun, Feb 16, 14   12:00 PM lindakathlee Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
This is an amazing day out. The guides are fun, knowledgeable & interesting I have done several tours , all being great. I definitely recommend foods of New York tours !
Rating: 5
Don't miss Foods of NY tours while in NYC
Sun, Feb 16, 14   12:00 PM Tideker Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This is the 3rd food tour we have taken while visiting NYC. Certainly a highlight of our visit! Raheem was a wonderful guide and provided us with humor, history and fun! We can't wait to come back to the city and do another tour! The price is right and definitely worth the time!
Rating: 5
Loved the Central Village food tour!!!
Sun, Feb 16, 14   12:00 PM amursten Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
We truly enjoyed our Sunday afternoon sampling goodies in the village with Raheem, our fantastic tour guide! It was a perfect combination of tasting interesting food, as well as, learning about the history of the area. He even pointed out to us where fashionista and Vogue editor, Anna Wintour, lives. Very cool! I would highly recommend this tour and Raheem!
Rating: 5
Sat, Feb 15, 14   12:00 PM ktdrink5 Female 20-29 Local Couple on a Date
Amazing tour! I'm from Long Island so I've grown up with the city so close to explore but yet have really not taken advantage of it. I had done the Chelsea Market/Meatpacking district tour about 3 years ago. I had wanted to explore the central village as I had only been down there a few times. Not only was the food AMAZING (Masala Times was my first experience having Indian food and it was delicious) Susan, our tour guide, was informative and fun. The drinks at the Jamaican restaurant were incredibly strong but the food was delicious. I would recommend this to everyone and anyone looking to experience some local culture and find restaurants to venture to in the area. I can't wait until the next time I'm in the village because now i know so many places to eat at. GREAT HALF DAY ADVENTURE!
Rating: 5
Great Food, Great Tour Guide, Great Fun
Fri, Feb 14, 14   12:00 PM Cdubelbeiss Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
This was a fabulous tour. Lots of good information about the local area. Tour guide was very knowledge and fun. Loved every single thing we ate. Favorites did include Artichoke Pizza, Chocolate noodles and Indian wrap.
Rating: 5
Great culinary and historical experience!
Sat, Feb 8, 14   12:00 PM mkarageorges Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
We are four girlfriends from high school who have known each other over 46 years. We did the tour as a unique way to celebrate one of our birthdays. My daughter purchased this tour as a Christmas gift for my husband, so I already had rave reviews about it from them. The tour guide was very knowledgeable, so we thoroughly enjoyed learning all of the historic facts about Greenwich Village. There was a very nice variety and ample quantity of food to taste - we really enjoyed it all. An added treat was the gentleman playing classical music on a baby grand piano in Washington Square; we would have liked more time to listen to more of his playing. You definitely get your money's worth, both in quantity and quality. Everyone had a fabulous day and we will be recommending the Foods of NY tours to our friends and family. Thanks for a great experience.
Rating: 4
Took a friend visiting from Atlanta.
Thu, Jan 30, 14   12:00 PM kdfarrell Female 40-49 Combination Group of Friends
I spend a lot of time in New York but this tour showed me places and eateries that I did not know about. I thought it was fun and interesting. Food was delicious. Our guide was wonderful and knew so much about NYC culture and history.
Rating: 5
One of the best food tours we've done
Thu, Jan 30, 14   12:00 PM Blanej00 Female 60-69 Local Unspecified
Susan was great! She is a real 'pro'--knows the neighborhood, its history and obviously loves what she does. We enjoyed it all--the history, the food and her ability to answer questions. I would definitely recommend this tour!
Rating: 4
INteresting overview of the neighbourhood
Sat, Jan 25, 14   12:00 PM JillB100 Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Individual
This tour was a good way to get to know the central village a little - the walk only covers a small area so not too much walking. The guide gave us some interesting facts about the architecture of the area, and introduced us to some great food stops. I had expected to learn a little more about the history of the food of the area (that was perhaps me misinterpreting the description of the walk) but I certainly learned about its general development and the food-stops were fantastic, so I wasn't disappointed. And it was great to have a couple of sit-down spots in the schedule.