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Address: New York City, NY
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Description: If you're looking for things to do and places to go in New York, you've...
If you're looking for things to do and places to go in New York, you've come to the right place! Best Tours is the world's best tour company, offering the best tours on and off the beaten track! Our world famous sightseeing tours, walking tours, food tours, and private vehicle tours show you a city through it's culture and food, engage you through it's history, and entertain you with it's wonder!
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A Family Day

I bought a Groupon for the CupCake Tour in the Spring of 2014. The Groupon expired in May 2014. July 2015 I went online and chatted with an agent on a Sunday morning who honored... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I bought a Groupon for the CupCake Tour in the Spring of 2014. The Groupon expired in May 2014. July 2015 I went online and chatted with an agent on a Sunday morning who honored my 1.5 year old Groupon by re-activating it and helping me get the tickets online for a week later. It was a great experience -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Definitely look elsewhere! My partner and I booked the Friday Ghost tour before arriving in New York. Arrived at Washington Park as told and met with a few other families waiting for the tour. 10 minutes after 7pm, the guide still hadn't arrived. I started to chat with the support team, and informed me they had cancelled the tour due... More 

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BestToursWorldwide, Manager at Best Tours, responded to this review

We're very sorry about your poor experience with the New York Ghost Walk, and that you have not had a satisfactory response from us either. We would be grateful if you could get in touch direct with ferry@besttours.com quoting your original booking details, so that we can investigate and, if you wish, offer you a free tour in compensation as... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I was a part of a Brooklyn Food tour this weekend and I must say that it was a completely awful experience from the very beginning to the end. First off, it was nearly impossible to find our tour guide at the assigned meeting point even though he/she was supposed to be there 15 minutes ahead of time to greet... More 

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BestToursWorldwide, Manager at Best Tours, responded to this review

We're very sorry about your poor experience with our New York Tour. We want urgently to address the points you have raised and we would be grateful if you could kindly get in touch direct with ferry@besttours.com quoting your original booking details, so that we can investigate and, if you wish, offer you a free tour in compensation. Thanks for... More 

New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My daughter and I went on the Cupcake Tour. For those you enjoy desserts, this tour was fabulous!! Cupcakes, yes!! But also a stop for gelati and macarons!! Our guide, Mallory was pleasant, knowledgeable, and quite pleasant/humorous!! Highly recommend the Cupcake Tour!!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The best part of the tour are the stores and restaurants we sampled. - appetizer of mozzarella balls and prosciutto roll at Alleva Dairy (since 1892; oldest Italian cheese store in the US supplying cheeses to Italian restaurants including Lombardi) - bread loaf at Parisi Bakery (since 1903; Frank Sinatra's favorite bakery and had the loaves shipped to Palm Spring... More 

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Thornwood, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Went on the Drunken History Tour where you walked the lower West side and stopped at four "historic" bars. Our guide Jesse was very nice, shared a lot of fun facts. My only disappointment with the tour was in the advertising. Our stops at local spots they said would include one drink at each spot. They did not tell you... More 

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Englewood. New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The tour was a great experience. I learned a lot about New York. Molly is a place that won the cupcake wars and helps teachers. There is a place that makes yummy cupcakes with natural ingredients. Edwin was great. He explained everything.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We went on the Chinatown tour and found it to be better than expected based on some of the comments on this site. We definately saw areas of Chinatown that we had not seen before, however, the tour group was too large. We arrived on time, as did the majority of the group, and we were up to 14 by... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I have been on two tours with Best Tours, one was a cupcake/dessert tour and the other was a food tour. Both of our guides were helpful, knowledgeable, and very personable. One was named Mallory and the other's name escapes me at the moment. I did recommend them to other friends (hence the second tour) and they all loved it.

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Webster, Ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My wife and I went on a walking tour of the Bleeker St. Neighborhood. Our tour guide Jess was very thorough and friendly. Her insights and historical knowledge made the tour. The cupcakes, especially Molly's cupcakes, gelato, cookies and macarons were delicious. We're looking forward to revisiting each of these establishments.

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