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Rating: 4.8  1,361 rating points
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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 Where From? Sort Descending Group Type?
Rating: 5
6 girlfriends who meet once a year in new york- long weekend
Fri, May 14, 04   10:30 AM Anonymous Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
I would highly recommend it. I would think that the business' in the area would want you to continue. Even though they gave "samples" of food products, we later returned and bought many items from thoe same vendors. Quality of the food items were excellent. It was informative, probably knowing a little more history of the area would be good. Todd our tour guide was excellent. You might suggest to the owner of the Chelsea market that they should take some space and have a pictorial museum. How the neighbor hood has changed. what ethic groups were from that area. Getting to visit the B&B was a real treat!!!! Question of my own: We have done a food tour of Greenwich village area, do you have plans for doing a tour of any other area? Thank you.........
Rating: 4
Group of 3 under 30 in NY to see a couple of shows.
Sat, May 8, 04   11:00 AM Anonymous Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Fun tour leader, good content. Would recommend to any foodie looking to explore Chelsea for the first time.
Rating: 5
Visiting son who is attending dental school in NYC
Fri, May 7, 04   10:30 AM Anonymous Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
I thoroughly enjoyed the Chelsea Market tour, and have highly recommended it to people in Hawaii who will be visiting NYC soon for business and graduation. Todd was a great tour guide and provided us with much historical and current development information on the Meat Packing district. I look forward to returning in 2006 for my son's graduation, and anticipate a huge transformation. I took my son to the market the next day, to buy nigiri sushi and fish for sashimi; what a treat for a student away from home in the Islands.
Rating: 5
foodie looking for a different experience
Fri, Apr 30, 04   10:30 AM Anonymous Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
I hate tours and going around in groups but this was so much fun. Very informative and the food was great!
Rating: 4
Birthday gift request after having done the Greenwich Village tour.
Fri, Apr 30, 04   10:30 AM Anonymous Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Fascinating. Todd was knowldgeable and hqd a pleasant manner. The tour opened up a part of Manhattan that we never knew existed.
Rating: 5
Long Island couple looking for something interesting to do.
Sat, Apr 24, 04   11:00 AM Anonymous Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
We had a wonderful time and learned a great deal while we enjoyed delicious foods from the market. Todd, our tour guide, was knowledgable and genuinely enjoyed giving the tour. This made the experience that much more exciting. It was fantastic and we have already recommended this tour to family and friends.
Rating: 5
Canadian couple visiting NY for the first time
Fri, Apr 16, 04   10:30 AM Anonymous Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
I have to say that it was one of the best parts of our trip to New York!! The tour was very informative, fun and was a great way to see a special part of New York. I would definitely recommend it to anyone going to New York and actually already have. If we do make it back to New York again the Grenwich Village tour will definitely be on our list. Our guide Todd was great!
Rating: 5
Awesome
Thu, Nov 13  2:00 PM BethDroney Female 40-49 Combination Group of Friends
Curt was our guide. He was amazing and very informative and entertaining. I want to take every tour that he gives. The Chelsea market was awesome and all the food was delicious.
Rating: 5
Will Go Again!
Thu, Oct 30  2:30 PM JLTWilliams Female 60-69 Combination Unspecified
The Chelsea Market/Meat Packing District Food Tour was fantastic! I experienced a variety of interesting and delicious foods. Curt, our amazing guide, was knowledgeable, developed a great rapport with group members, was considerate, and made the tour exciting. It was obvious that he was respected by workers in the various shops where we ate. The skywalk which was included in the tour was wonderful, as was the view and information shared with us there and at the high rise building we visited. At the end I was tired and completely satisfied with my experience. All in all I'd give this tour an A+!
Rating: 2
Too expensive, too crowded, bad food quality
Sun, Oct 19  2:30 PM nnoguera Female 50-59 Combination Couple on a Date
Our guide was quite knowledgeable, a show-off but polite individual. On the Sunday we took the tour the Chelsea market was too crowded which made moving around as a group difficult. We were disappointed with the quality of the food. Everything was just packed with calories, nothing was healthy. Besides, on the times we were sitting to try food there was never enough chairs for everybody in our group. I have done already the tour on the West Village and it was much, much better in terms of information about the neighborhood, the food and the quality of the whole experience . Honestly, I do not recommend the Chelsea Market- Meat packing area to any one. You can find all the information the guide provided in any guide of NY. So, go by yourself to the Chelsea Market, the Highland Park, choose your own food and save the tip to the waiter in a good restaurant.