Foods of New York Tours

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Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.9  7,980 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 877 2,453 5 = 2,448 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 1,702 4,801 6 = 4,795 100% 4.9
Last 12 months 2,853 7,992 12 = 7,980 100% 4.9
All 26,796 72,322 238 = 72,084 99% 4.8
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Original Greenwich Village Food and Culture Tour 3,946 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Chelsea Market/Meatpacking Dist Food Tasting Tour 1,613 99% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Nolita/NoHo Food & Culture Tour 1,151 100% 5.0 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Heart of the Village Food & Culture Tour 902 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Gourmet Chinatown Food and Culture Walking Tour 368 99% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
The Sushi and Japanese Tapas Food Tasting Event 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
Great time...recommend it for anyone!
Sun, Apr 20, 08   11:30 AM ncosta Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
The Chelsea Market/Meatpacking District tour was a great time. I live in NYC and took family to this. I'd recommend it to out-of-towners and New Yorkers alike. Our guide, Cyndi, was extremely enthusiastic and knowledgable.
Rating: 4
Excellent Day
Sat, Apr 19, 08   11:30 AM remuschris Female Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
The tour was well paced lead by an impressive tour guide with an incredible nack for names. The only suggestion I would make is that the tour ended back at the market. If we had ended back at the market, I believe we would have made some purchases. Great day overall.
Rating: 5
Entertaining, Informative, and MMMmmmm very tasty
Tue, Apr 15, 08   12:00 PM brianlawless Male 20-29 International Tourist(s) Unspecified
This tour was without a doubt the highlight of my 5 night stay in new york, and it had a lot to contend with, including Phantom of the Opera, a Gospel tour of Harlem, and a sunny day in Central Park. Our tour guide Mike was a real Grenwich character with a great sense of humour, an obvious love for food, a wonderful knowledge of the place and it's history, and a wonderful singing voice to top it all off. This tour was unique to me in that i never really felt like i was on a tour with all that awkwardness of being in a group of people's company who you don't know and will only be with for a very short period of time. To the contrary it felt like a stroll around Grenwich food shopping with some friends. As for the food well i could go on and on and on and......well it was to die for. The pizza was fantastic, the olive oil amazing, i can hardly contain myself when i think about the chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven so that the outside was crisp and the inside soft with chocolate chips melting perfectly as you break it apart...ooohhhhhhhh yeah, and the finale in the cheese shop where i got to try a canole for the first time...let's just say that canole was worth the price alone, although you could of course get it a lot cheaper. But then you'd miss out on all the other things that made this tour something i will never forget. We also went back to one of the restraunts, Palma, which was on the tour and the food was sooooo good and very reasonably priced. I'm only sorry we didn't do this tour on our first day in new york so i could have sampled so much more of the places we saw on the tour. My final word, if you like really good food, in a wonderful neighbourhood, with an entertaining friendly most certainly won't be dissapointed. Bon Appetit.
Rating: 5
Exceeds expectations.
Sat, Apr 12, 08   11:30 AM DorothyJames Female Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Sam is a great asset to your group.
Rating: 5
Wonderful experience
Fri, Apr 11, 08   11:30 AM dfsmithtx Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
This food tour was great - it is all walking, but with lots of stops on the way. The various foods were great, and our tour guide knew so much information - things I never thought about before. My dtr went with me, and she lives here in NY, she found it very informative as well. Also a lot of fun!!
Rating: 5
Mon, Apr 7, 08   12:00 PM Bronner Male 30-39 International Tourist(s) Unspecified
The group was mixed with family, couples from the US, Israel and us from Muenster, Germany. We had a very enthusiastic guide who was able to give us a mix of informations concerning architecture, food, history and even famous people living in Greenwich Village. Though the tour was three hours long it was never boring and always fun to follow the routes, tales and stories. Our questions were answered as good as possible and at the end of the day we knew almost everything about Greenwich Village! During our one week stay in NYC we came back several times and even had a hole pizza from Joe`s Pizza! Very yummy!
Rating: 5
Great food, great history of Greenwich Village
Sun, Apr 6, 08   11:30 AM lacdobbs Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
I've done this tour before and I enjoyed it both times. This time, our guide was EXTREMELY informative, even more than my last tour guide, and it was fun to hear so much historical information; however, I felt that the food was a less significant part of the tour than the last time I took it. Previously, it seemed we were moving constantly from place to place. This time, we stopped for long periods to discuss various sights. I would have preferred to keep it moving and perhaps have a couple more tastings. I didn't feel as 'full' this time as I did the last tour. Also, while I enjoyed both types of pizza that we tried, it was a bit redundant. Last time, we stopped at a kabob (?) place and had a small gyro type tasting which was delicious. I missed that. However, I loved the addition of the olive oil shop...that was awesome. My friend and I went back and made purchases. The cannoli at the end of the tour while at the cheese shop was delicious, but I would have preferred to see the shop where it was made, rather than it being handed to me at the cheese shop. Overall, great tour. Looking forward to trying the other tours.
Rating: 4
loved Cindy!
Sat, Apr 5, 08   12:30 PM jgigliotta Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
the tour was great, appreciate the glorious weather (!) and Cindy's knowledge of history made the event even better. I was also pleased that the store/restuarant owners seemd so thrilled to have us ... the all seemed to take an interest in us and were enthusiastic about their place!

I didnt really care for Aphrodesia - that was a stop I wish I missed... no food, uninterested store owner, very narrow window of interest

I'll be on another tour the next time Im back!
Rating: 4
Very informative and tasty
Mon, Mar 31, 08   11:00 AM psalazar Female 40-49 Unspecified Unspecified
I'm only sorry that I did not take the tour earlier in my travels to New York. NYC is overwhelming and this tour gave a local's opinion of places to go and eat. The background info of the history and local characters was great too!
Rating: 5
Excellent tour
Fri, Mar 28, 08   12:30 PM dpowderm Female 50-59 Unspecified Unspecified
Mike was an enthusiastic, entertaining, funny and informative guide. Only negative was that we ate too much! I look forward to my next visit to New York and another tour with Foods of New York.
Rating: 5
i liked it a lot!
Sat, Mar 22, 08   11:00 AM eunsook Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
i enjoyed the tour of chelsea market --- our tour guide was really enthusiastic and engaging...... we had a lot of good things to eat as well!
Rating: 5
Fun and interesting
Fri, Mar 14, 08   11:00 AM stinafina Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Unspecified
We enjoyed the tour very much, the guide Cindy, was very well informed and told us a lot about the neighbourhood and New York. The atmosphere in the group was very good and because we were not that many we got to know each other (thanks to Cindy:-)

We got a list of restaurants and tried two during our stay, they were excellent the food delicious and the price very reasonable. (Little Havana and Home)

Next time we visit New York we will take another tour to get to know the city the best way. Thank you.
Rating: 5
Great Tour!
Wed, Mar 12, 08   11:00 AM martha123 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
excellent tour guide.(he definitely made it the most fun) stops good overview of wide variety of food.......could be 2/5 vs 3 hrs
Rating: 5
Wonderful Tour
Sat, Mar 8, 08   11:30 AM beverlyjenk Male 50-59 Unspecified Unspecified
Perfect tour for a stormy New York afternoon. Sam made the tour both entertaining and informative. He was quick enough to make it possible for us to see all vendors without feeling rushed. His knowledge of the building's history as well as the products being offered by the current tenants was impressive. All the vendors made us want to come back when we had more time to shop at a leisurely pace.

I would recommend the tour and Sam to others without any reservation. In addition, my wife and I are investigating the Greenwich Village tour for a subsequent visit to NY with friends.
Rating: 5
Had a Blast!!!
Thu, Mar 6, 08   12:00 PM Miki729 Female 20-29 Unspecified Unspecified
Sam is the best!