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“Fun NY Outing”

New York Food Tours
Ranked #27 of 102 Food & Drink in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: New York Food Tours takes tourists and locals alike to experience the colorful history, unique diverse culture and progressive development of New York City through food. We offer several theme-based food tours. Our Food Tours are focused on: * Historic Neighborhoods * Ethnic Cultures and Cooking * Ethnic Vegetarian Foods
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed December 9, 2013

My husband and I purchased a deal from Groupon for this tour. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour, the food and the fun facts provided by the tour guide. This was a great way to see this area of NYC and taste some of the specialties of the area restaurants. Well worth the money spent.

Thank Ann Z
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Reviewed December 7, 2013

We did the Greenwich Village tour today. While the weather could have been better, the tour was very good. There was a wide range of foods, from Italian, to Indian, to Caribbean and more. Great inside tips about the history and culture of the area. Will do another one for sure! This is a great way to find new restaurants and sample foods you might not ordinarily have access to. Try this for sure!

1  Thank Roanokefoodie
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

We know so much about the history of this neighborhood. We've been here so many times, yet all you can do in one visit is eat at one restaurant at a time, listen to one concert, explore a few store and enjoy the atmosphere. This tour was a great way for us to explore different flavors from different establishments. Our tour guide added some neighborhood history, which made it really interesting. We came back for shopping and more tasting (of places the tour guide pointed out). It's a very interesing way to learn about a neighborhood, we just didn't want to leave. Come hungry!

Thank HappyCat990
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foodtour, General Manager at New York Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2013

Dear HappyCat990,

Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour. What you point out here is exactly the benefit of taking a food tour. You get to sample a wide variety of shops and cuisines while you are learning about the history and culture of a neighborhood with a friendly and experienced tour guide. With food, the history becomes even more interesting!

Hope to see you next time in town.

Warm Regards,

New York Food Tours

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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Last month I took my daughters to New York for my oldest daughters 30th birthday. They in turn surprised me for my birthday by taking me on the New York Food Tours. We were all so excited. Our excitement quickly turned to disappointment as this was the worst tour we took while we were in New York. Our tour guide, Candy, was late for our tour and seemed flustered and confused during the entire tour. We were taken to Famous Joe's Pizza and as we walked up, it had been closed by the health department. There were a couple of their employees standing outside smoking as they were waiting to reopen and Candy went and talked to them and she told us that they told her about another pizza place that she could take us to. So many times during the tour, we thought of just walking away as it never really got any better. If we get the chance to come back to the area, we might consider doing another food tour but it would definitely not be with this company. As we were walking we saw several other tours and they seemed to be so much more professional.

2  Thank Tina W
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foodtour, General Manager at New York Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

As our conversation via email, you mentioned that your group enjoyed the food tastings at our tour. But, you still wanted a full refund. It was very difficult for us to do so since we have already paid for the food which you ate and enjoyed.

As for Famous Joe’s Pizza, it is one of the best pizzerias in the city. If you take a food tour in the neighborhood, over 90% guides/companies would take you to Famous Joe’s for a slice of authentic New York style pizza. The city was shutting down businesses for extremely minor reasons during the two weeks of national/federal shutdown. In fact, Famous Joe’s fixed up the minor issue almost instantly, reopened the day of our tour.

We apologize for the unexpected shutdown. We wish we could have more control out of it.

Best, NY Food Tours

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Reviewed October 26, 2013

My husband and I received a Food Tour Gift Certificate for my birthday. We chose the Ultimate NY Food and Culture tour. Candy was a great guide . She's very knowledgable, friendly and a real foodie!! Everything we tasted was delicious. We will definitely return for full meals at our favorite stops on the tour. Thanks for a great afternoon Candy!!!

Thank Finkelstern
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