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Rating: 4.8  1,530 rating points
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Last 3 months 126 339 0 = 339 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 256 664 2 = 662 99% 4.8
Last 12 months 580 1,538 8 = 1,530 99% 4.8
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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? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
Fantastic tour leader
Fri, Jul 5, 13   10:00 AM Loistaylor7 Female 60-69 International Tourist(s) Unspecified
This is my second food tour with zerve, my date was the 5th April @11am, and as my first tour the tour leader she was fantastic, the places she told our tour of the Chelsea market her expertise of the meat packing district made the tour a pleasure. I am back in Melbourne Australia & one of my friends is going to New York in September & she & her friend are doing two tours the original that I did a few years ago & this one. I will back again in New York & will be going another. Thank you once again Lois of Melbourne
Rating: 4
Fun and informative food tout
Fri, May 31, 13   11:00 AM iris123 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
We really enjoyed this food your. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The cheese tasting was the best tasting in my opinion. We weren't crazy about the cucumber with various salts tasting. The guide said this was added to replace a tasting that included bread , and I agree this is a wise move, but you might want to consider adding additional cheeses or a tasting that involves tasting several types of olives. Or, give a larger tasting of the chocolate milk, which was amazing, along with some type of cookie or pastry. Plan to allot yourself extra time to return to Chelsea Market at the end of the tour to continue to explore.
Rating: 4
Fun way to see the sights
Sun, May 12, 13   11:00 AM gwacey Male 50-59 Local Unspecified
Bob our tour guide offered a fun three hours walking around the Chelsea market and meat packing with a nice mix of history insights and food tasting
Rating: 5
Worth every penny
Sat, May 11, 13   10:30 AM jcangiano Female 30-39 Local Unspecified
My husband and I took our mothers on the tour for mothers day. We were expecting a pleasant time but the experience exceeded our expectations. Our tour guide, curt, made the tour. He was extremely knowledgeable, had great relationships with all the vendors and best of all, has one of the best senses of humor we have ever come across. Our group was laughing the entire time. It was great. All the vendors were excellent and the food was far more than needed. We were stuffed from all the delicious creations although that did not stop us from going back for a shopping spree! I highly recommend this tour and we are already planning the greenwich village tour!
Rating: 5
Kurt is the best tour guide ever.
Sat, Apr 13, 13   11:00 AM GeriCh Female 60-69 Local Unspecified
Been on this tour twice before. Having kurt as a guide made you feel like you had a stand up comedian entertaining you while being on the tour. Been on similar tours across the country and Kurt was the best guide I ever had. Not only hysterical but extremely knowledgable. Can't wait to see his stand up routine.
Rating: 5
Loved It
Sun, Jan 27, 13   10:30 AM lesliebeasle Female 50-59 Unspecified Unspecified
The tour was diversified and the guide was very knowledgable. The serving portions were larger than any other tour I've been on. I would highly recommend this tour.
Rating: 5
Excellent and absolute recommended!
Sun, Jan 20, 13   10:30 AM christianott Male 30-39 International Tourist(s) Unspecified
can highly recommend for locals as well as for foreigners! we got a lot of information about the district as well!
Rating: 5
Enjoyable and informative...highly recommend
Sat, Jan 19, 13   10:30 AM camyer Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
Whether local or tourist, this is a great way to discover NYC neighborhoods.
Rating: 5
Eat your way along on this fun tour!
Thu, Dec 13, 12   10:00 AM gstutzle Female 30-39 International Tourist(s) Unspecified
I would jump at the chance to do this tour again. Our tour guide Kurt is one of the best tour guides I have ever had for any tour. He has so much interesting information to share- from the history of the area, the buildings, the companies, NY in general to the food we were sampling and sharing tips on eating and ordering at restuaurants. He knows his stuff! The food and variety offered was really good- don't eat too soon before doing the tour! Some people didn't turn up for the tour so their share of samples were divided up between the rest of us. Yummy! I loved the quick trip up to the High Line, and if you are lucky enough to have Kurt as your guide you will be pleasantly surprised with the extra effort he goes to to show visitors as much as he can of this interesting area. I most definitely recommend this tour - if you have an interest in sampling international foods or are keen to hear about the interesting history of the district then this tour will fullfil this. Give yourself time after the tour to go back and explore the building again and buy things you probably won't have time to during the tour. You will be given discount coupons for most if not all of the places visited at the beginning of the tour, which is why I suggest you wait until after the tour to shop. We also didn't stop at every single shop and all of the shops in the complex are quite interesting, so go and and check out these too. This is a really good way to experience the markets.
Rating: 5
very informative
Fri, Dec 7, 12   11:00 AM pokorny Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
It was well presented by our tour guide. The shops that we visited were excellent and the tastings as well. I would be very happy to recommend this tour to anyone as one of the many places that should be seen.