Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  1,680 rating points
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Last 3 months 92 240 0 = 240 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 230 613 0 = 613 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 630 1,688 8 = 1,680 99% 4.8
All 5,247 14,059 45 = 14,014 99% 4.8
Rating and reviews for:

Chelsea Market/Meatpacking Dist Food Tasting Tour

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Discover Manhattan's latest hot-spot for food, art, fashion and nightlife and sample some of Chelsea Market's best delicacies.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 4
Visiting a New Frontier
Fri, Mar 11, 05   10:30 AM rjordanco Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
While having been in NYC a hundred times, I had never been to Chelsea Market and the Meat Packing District. It was a neighborhood that your mother told you to avoid, (part of the appeal no doubt). I was in town for the Big East basketball tourney and found this tour via City Search. I am fond of walking tours in NYC, London and wherever I find them. This is the first tour sponsored by Zerve I've taken. First, the sampling of different foods in a wholesale envirnoment was new and fun. Subsequently, I returned to the area the next day for lunch and for dinner at two of the places we had seen on the tour; good food, pricey, "Sex in the City" crowd. Secondly, I enjoyed the "other" discoveries at least as much as the advertised food tour, e.g., High Line Rail, meat on hooks on the sidewalk, Stella McCartney shoe store, Coyotte biker bar. Tour guide's insights re: history and tranistion of neighborhood were very interesting. Also visited an art exhibit in the neighborhood after the tour ended. The tour guide was entusiastic, well informed, and responsive to questions. Group was a good mix of age, sex, interests, etc. The limit of 10 persons per tour, mine was at max, was just right; more would have been a problem of logistics as well as chemistry. This tour costs more than others but the price was about right for the value received. Price is the main reason I did not give this 5 stars. I will take a Zerve tour again and have recommended it to others.
Rating: 4
Fun time
Sat, Apr 19  2:00 PM Holley1 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Food tour was great and our guide was so entertaining. Tour guide was knowledgeable about Chelsea Market area as well.
Rating: 5
Entertaining afternoon with awesome food
Fri, Apr 18  2:00 PM Miche321 Male 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
Our guide Daryl kept us entertained with fabulous stories about the history of the district and the people, while we enjoyed the food delights from the Market and surrounding restaurants. A wonderful way to spend the afternoon, highly recommend this tour.
Rating: 5
We learned so much!
Fri, Apr 18  2:00 PM Pennymike Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We are still talking about the fun we had and how much we learned about a part of town that is so in the news. Our 20-something children loved it!
Rating: 5
Great tour!
Thu, Apr 17  2:30 PM jorler Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Our guide was wonderful and we all enjoyed the market!
Rating: 4
Well worth it.
Thu, Apr 17  2:30 PM DorisSchulte Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Other
We chose this tour because my sister had recommended it to me and a friend had recommended it to her. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour.
Rating: 5
Food and Stories were Delightful
Thu, Apr 17  2:00 PM tynankm Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Big success with visiting in-laws and our guide Daryl was a hoot and also very knowledgeable.
Rating: 5
Great Sunday afternoon!
Sat, Apr 12  2:00 PM Lpetschauer Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
Curt is an amazing tour guide. So knowlegeable about the area, the history and the food! HIs sense of humor kept us in stitches. The selection of restaurants and amount of food was exceptional. Can't wait to do another tour!
Rating: 5
Great Time
Sat, Apr 5  2:00 PM KARINSIRACUS Female 50-59 Local Couple on a Date
Can't wait to go on another one, our guide was great very informative, fun and Darryl remembered all of our names, very impressive.
Rating: 5
Highly recommend the Chelsea Market tour
Sat, Apr 5  2:00 PM Carolflores Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
We went on the Greenwich Village tour during our trip to NY last year. This year, we went on the Chelsea tour and loved it! Our guise, Darrell, was outstanding. The food stops were fun and varied ( chocolate milk to pasta!).we learned a lot about the Market and the neighborhood. We can't wait to return again!