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Newport Gourmet Tours

1 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
401-787-4058
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Ranked #46 of 49 Activities in Newport
Type: Tours
Owner description: Two-hour culinary walking tours featuring behind-the-scenes access to the best chefs and kitchens in the city. Tours are led by a professional chef,... more » Owner description: Two-hour culinary walking tours featuring behind-the-scenes access to the best chefs and kitchens in the city. Tours are led by a professional chef, who will give you a unique perspective on the culinary industry and guide you through a half-dozen top restaurants and gourmet shops where you'll sample food and drink made just for you! « less
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Wickford, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I bought a Living Social deal for the Newport tour and was looking forward to spending the afternoon with friends. I called three times to book the tour with no response to my messages. I then sent an email. Again, no response. I hadn't read any of these reviews but thought to check Trip Advisor after the ignored email. Lo... More

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cumberland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Do not waste your time or money on this tour. Mike never gets back to you in a timely manner. We finally had to involve Living Social, and even after that, we were booked (finally) for a Saturday, only to get an email THAT MORNING canceling the tour because we were the only two people signed up! I had to... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

OMG I am having the same problem. I paid for 4 slots for the august 22nd tour, have left multiple messages, have sent emails, reached out on twitter and nothing, nil, nada....what is the story. Have I just invest my money in a scam. I am going to reach out to living social and tell them to read the reviews... More

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Bought a coupon have tried to contact them numerous times and have never heard from them. Left messages and sent e-mails and they have never contacted me. Totally unprofessional. I would recommend never buying a living social or a groupon for this company. Stay away.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

HI, I too have a Living social coupon and have called a dozen times as well as having also try to Living Social help me succeed in booking a trip. It sounds really good, but I cannot book the trip! So they Living Social has refunded my money and gave me extra for my aggravation. I am sure that we... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Please don't use this company. My mom bought a Groupon for my boyfriend last year and I tried countless times to get intouch with them to schedule a date by phone and by e-mail. No one ever bothered to call me or e-mail me back. Not even to say sorry they were busy but would get back to me later.... More

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

We purchased a groupon and made a reservation. When we showed up we were NOT on the list. When we attempted to reschedule, we NEVER GOT A RESPONSE. After numerous attempts, we just gave up. Luckily Groupon credited our account. Save your time and money and just go out and have a nice dinner.

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Warwick, RI
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I bought a Groupon back in May. I thougth wow what a great thing to try with some friends. After many attempts they never resonded. NGT had very specific instructions on how to book your tour if you bought a Groupon. I followed those instructions. I had freinds on more then one occasion drive over to Newport from Warwick and... More

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Providence, RI
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I SO wish that I would have taken the time to read these reviews prior to buying the groupon because, I too was sucked in and then completely ignored for MONTHS! I purchased the groupon back in August and emailed them immediately following all of the steps on their website and requesting a tour date of November 9th. I must... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

After purchasing a Groupon, I reached out a cumulative SEVEN times by email and/or phone, leaving several messages. I even attempted reaching out through Facebook to get a response. Groupon assisted in reaching out as well and was able to connect with the company. I was told Newport Gourmet Tours would contact me within 72 hours after Groupon made contact.... More

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