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Hell's Kitchen, Near 50th Street and 8th Avenue, New York City, NY
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Great Way to Learn About Hell's Kitchen

I took this tour while on a business trip to NY with my co-worker who is a foodie. Our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2015
photoskunk
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Not just good food - also an amazing experience!

My partner and I decided to purchase this tour for my best friend who's a true foodie and lives in... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2015
Jennifer G
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3 Apr 2015
“Great Way to Learn About Hell's Kitchen”
22 Feb 2015
“Not just good food - also an amazing experience!”
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Hell's Kitchen, Near 50th Street and 8th Avenue, New York City, NY
Manhattan
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Reviewed 3 April 2015

I took this tour while on a business trip to NY with my co-worker who is a foodie. Our tour guide was Melanie, who was very friendly and full of really interesting information about the history of Hell's Kitchen and all the restaurants & shops...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2015

My partner and I decided to purchase this tour for my best friend who's a true foodie and lives in Staten Island. We got a few friends together and took the tour. I LOVED learning the history of Hell's Kitchen and hearing the little tidbits...More

Thank Jennifer G
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

Melanie - the tour guide - was warm and passionate and such a unique, unforgettable character. Having grown up in the area, she had stories galore. Fascinating histories and anecdotes and quirky humour thrown in for good measure. The taster choices were so completely yum....More

Thank AshleyGlade
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

A culinary walking tour of Hell’s Kitchen? Who would have thought it? It just shows that it pays to click deep on TONY website to reveal little treasures like this. Kicking off with crunchy corn crusted empanadas at Empanada Mama on 9th,we worked our way...More

Thank GrantCalton
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

We had the pleasure of touring Hell's Kitchen through Rum and Blackbird Tours. Our guide, Jody Mullen, was fantastic! He was both friendly and knowledgable in both the history of the HK area, and the food stops we made. We toured with another couple (long-time...More

Thank ccsuwxman19
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Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Our hotel is close to Hells Kitchen and we wanted to do a walking/tasting tour so we could get comfortable with the area. We were lucky that it was just us and our guide Melanie. We had several yummy tastings, visited cool foodie and fresh...More

Thank Aeriana_and_Chris
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

I've done a few food tours around the city - each one with its own charm. The Hell's Kitchen experience was a private tour headed by Jody, an enthusiastic guide who seemed to genuinely enjoy filling us in on the land of Mickey Spillane. The...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We have done a number of the food tours in the city, the Hell's Kitchen tour is definitely one of the best. We learned about quite a few restaurants that we would normally just walk by, but now want to go back and try. Our...More

Thank kyamin
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

After years of eating mediocre food and paying ridiculous prices in Times Square, I now have a list of great restaurants to visit a few blocks away in Hell's Kitchen thanks to Rum and Blackbird. I spent a pleasant afternoon with Jody on a private...More

Thank Kdec_austin
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Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We had a great time on our food tour! Jody was very knowledgable and passionate about the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. He showed us some hidden gems, shared interesting facts and took us to some amazing mom and pop type establishments. The tour included 5 tastings...More

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