Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  1,361 rating points
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Last 3 months 155 426 2 = 424 99% 4.9
Last 6 months 284 772 2 = 770 99% 4.8
Last 12 months 516 1,365 4 = 1,361 99% 4.8
All 5,598 14,995 49 = 14,946 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: 5
great tour and guide
Fri, Nov 16, 12   10:00 AM bevandsara Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Took tour with my 25 yr old daughter and 14 others ..a variety of ages and backgrounds. Our tour guide was animated, interesting, and informative. We had lots of fun, laughs, and a variety of foods. Definitely would recommend.
Rating: 5
Fun, informational, and tasty tour!
Fri, Oct 5, 12   10:30 AM gwenbroyles Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
This is a great tour that won't leave you as stuffed as you might think since there is quite a bit of walking to burn off the calories from all the delicious tastings, though I did skip breakfast since I was on the 10:30am tour after reading that suggestion in another review. Bob was a wonderful guide and I truly enjoyed the time spent in his company as well as that of our group which consisted of locals and travelers. I was by myself, and late thanks to a cab driver taking me on a way out of the way route resulting in me jumping out of the cab and sprinting the final 9 blocks, but the office staff was very helpful in directing me to where I could meet up with the group and Bob was welcoming and assured me I hadn't missed the first tasting. Whew!! The tastings covered a broad range of foods available at the Market and there was something for everyone. So go, eat, and enjoy!
Rating: 5
Recommend Chelsea mkt tour
Sun, Sep 30, 12   11:00 AM gordontax Female Unspecified Local Group of Friends
We had a wonderful tour- not only all of the tastings, but our guide, Bob Gelber was full of interesting history of the Chelsea market and the local area. We highly recommend both the tour and Bob
Rating: 5
must do tour!
Fri, Sep 21, 12   11:00 AM TammieHuerth Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
The Chealsey Market food tour was very informative and interesting. We sampled many good foods and our guide, Cindy, was knowledgable and friendly. 3 hours passed very quickly. Would take the tour again next time we are in NY.
Rating: 5
Excellent and entertaining
Fri, Aug 10, 12   10:30 AM lpklamon Male Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Great guide, excellent tour and very entertaining and educational
Rating: 5
Great tour
Fri, Jul 20, 12   10:00 AM donnahickey Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Would recommend this tour. The guide was informative, funny, and very precise. Worth the price you pay
Rating: 5
Just a really good time
Sat, Jul 14, 12   10:00 AM ebwrite Female Unspecified Local Group of Friends
The great: the tour guide, Kurt. The eh: the food. I previously did a food tour of the lower east side and, to be honest, the food was better both in variety and taste. But here, Kurt made the whole experience fun. He offered some good recipes I will definitely try. He spoke about the history of Chelsea Market. He walked with us through High Line Park, which we really enjoyed. It all would have been better if the weather was less humid but it was great to spend the day with friends and Kurt was an A++++ Next time I might choose a different tour for food variety but it was a good idea to spend part of a hot steamy day indoors at Chelsea Market. This tour is highly recommended.
Rating: 5
great food and history too
Sun, Jul 8, 12   11:30 AM dee_dee Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Our tour guide, Cindy, was engaging and knowledgeable. We were given the flavor of NY in more ways than one.
Rating: 5
Can't leave NYC without visiting Chelsea Market !!
Sun, Jul 1, 12   11:00 AM spencert Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I have been on one of your other community food tasting tours before. This was the first for my group of friends, as well as their first trip to the Big Apple!! This was also my first visit to Chelsea -- although I have visited NYC six other times. We are all from Honolulu, Hawaii... I must say that during our week stay, this was the best event we experienced -- in flavors, sights, and aromas!!! We enjoyed this experience so much, we returned a couple of days later to do more shopping and eating -- as well as revisiting this quaint historical marketplace. We are so grateful and fortunate that we had an awesome tour guide (BOB!!!); he was so informative, personable, and rich in knowledge and experience --- he was very entertaining, fun, and generous!!! The Meatpacking District, along with the Highline Route to it added to this tour!!! This area is also rich in history and facts about the people in this community and their desire to preserve the culture!! Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!!
Rating: 5
Terrific - informed, entertaining, lots of food
Sun, Jun 17, 12   11:00 AM slbender Unspecified Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Other
Father's Day present - adult kids and parents. It was a terrific way to spend time together. Curt was a fabulous tour guide - informative, dramatic, entertaining, fast paced but not rushing us.