FreshDirect VS Gobble

UPDATED May. 2018
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Bring some freshness and creativity to your everyday meals by picking a great meal delivery service. Both services offer innovative and healthy meals at reasonable prices. Check out our comprehensive FreshDirect VS Gobble comparison to learn more about both services and choose the best option for your family.

FreshDirect
More Options Than You Ever Imagined
VS
Gobble
Healthy, Fresh, And Ready In No Time

Highlights

FreshDirect
FreshDirect is a huge marketplace filled with fresh food items, ranging from meals and meal kits to groceries, baked goods, and treats of all sorts, all natural and reasonably priced.
  • Average Price Per Meal: $20.00
  • Shipping Cost: $6.99
  • Delivery Area: 6 states
Gobble
Gobble allows you to cook a beautiful meal in just 10 to 15 minutes and choose from a wide variety of healthy recipes that can satisfy virtually all tastes.
  • Average Price Per Meal: $11.99
  • Shipping Cost: $6.99
  • Delivery Area: 48 states

Compare Features

FreshDirect
Best For
Best for individuals looking for a one-stop shop for all their dietary needs
Menu/Meal Plans
Fresh Direct provides its customers with several ordering options, including meal kits, ready-made meals, and various food items.
Recipes/Meal Options
With Fresh Direct, you have thousands of food items, hundreds of dishes, and around 40 meal kits at your disposal.
Meal & Recipe Variety
FreshDirect offers omnivore, vegetarian, vegan, organic, low-calorie low-carb, low-fat, and gluten-free meals and meal kits. Its ready-made dishes include breakfasts, entrées, sides, appetizers, and soups, as well as a variety of sauces, marinades, salsas, dips, salads, pizzas, sandwiches, wraps, marinated meats, kabobs, and even sushi. You can also purchase groceries, pastry, and beverages.
Food Quality
Although FreshDirect offers a vast variety of different products, what they all have in common is that they are fresh and generally made of high-quality, natural, and organic ingredients.
Nutritional Value & Portion Size
As FreshDirect offers over 3,000 food items and hundreds of meals, nutritional value and portion size vary significantly. However, since the company uses natural and organic ingredients, the products are generally healthy and rich in nutrients.
Subscription Flexibility
If you wish to modify or cancel your order with FreshDirect, you can do it at any time, but you must notify the company before the cutoff date, which depends on your location.
Refunds
If you are not happy with your order from FreshDirect, contact the company straight away and you will either get a replacement or refund.
Gobble
Best For
Best for home cooks who want to skip the prep and go straight to cooking
Menu/Meal Plans
Gobble offers its customers one weekly menu, which is divided into 4 parts, including From the Range, From the Ranch, From the Sea, and From the Earth.
Recipes/Meal Options
Gobble's weekly menu features 6 recipes in each section of its menu, amounting to 24 options.
Meal & Recipe Variety
Gobble offers family-friendly, low-carb, low-fat, omnivore, and vegetarian recipes. Its meals are conveniently categorized by protein source (poultry, red meat, seafood, and veg) and mostly inspired by hallmarks of the Italian, Spanish, Chinese, and American cuisines. In addition to dinner recipes, Gobble also offers sides, including soups, salads, cookies, and drink mixes. You can customize your order to exclude beef, fish, lamb, pork, poultry, shellfish or all of the above if you are a vegetarian.
Food Quality
Gobble sources fresh, local ingredients and works with the same farmers and purveyors as the local Michelin star restaurants.
Nutritional Value & Portion Size
Most meals you cook with Gobble have between 700 and 900 calories per serving and they are highly satisfying. The meals are nutritionally balanced and rich in nutrients.
Subscription Flexibility
With Gobble, you can make changes to your order anytime. You can also cancel your subscription whenever you want. To edit your order, you must notify the company before Wednesday at 11:59pm PST for the following week's delivery.
Refunds
Gobble has an awesome 100% customer satisfaction guarantee, so if you are dissatisfied with your meals, you can contact the company within 7 days of your delivery date and either get a replacement or credit for your next order.

Suitable For

FreshDirect
Meals For Families
Meals For Kids
Meals For Seniors
Meals For One
Gobble
Meals For Families
Meals For Kids
Meals For Seniors
Meals For One

Compare Meal Options

FreshDirect
Vegetarian Meals
Vegan Meals
Paleo Meals
Keto Meals
Low-Carb Meals
Low-Fat Meals
Meals For Diabetics
Gluten-Free Meals
Organic Meals
Weight Loss Meals
Gobble
Vegetarian Meals
Vegan Meals
Paleo Meals
Keto Meals
Low-Carb Meals
Low-Fat Meals
Meals For Diabetics
Gluten-Free Meals
Organic Meals
Weight Loss Meals

Compare Sample Meals

FreshDirect
Gobble

Compare Extras

FreshDirect
A La Carte Menu
Gift Cards
Marketplace
Gobble
A La Carte Menu
Gift Cards
Marketplace

Compare Ratings

FreshDirect
FINAL RATING
8.0/10
Meal Options
Variety
Nutritional Value
Portion Size
Flexibility
Price
Gobble
FINAL RATING
9.0/10
Meal Options
Variety
Nutritional Value
Portion Size
Flexibility
Price

Compare User Reviews

FreshDirect
  • Submitted By Henry Giles on 07/22/2017
    I’m a lazy guy, so this kind of store is exactly what I need. Groceries – they’ve got ‘em, meals – so many options, beer – hell yeah.
  • Submitted By Laura Forbes on 05/05/2017
    Sure, it’s convenient, but it’s not as good as it’s hyped up to be.
  • Submitted By Hannah Rogers 3.5 on 03/14/2017
    The food’s awesome, but it’s too pricy if you ask me.
Gobble
  • Submitted By VRA on 05/17/2018
    Food was not flavorful and it is more expensive than other home food delivery services. It also used a lot of common allergens in the recipes such as tree nuts.
  • Submitted By Sonia on 05/12/2018
    I would not suggest Gobble. We've tried a few and theirs was the most bland and AWFUL customer service. I could buy the most inexpensive glass bottle of Indian Masala sauce at someplace like Aldi, some jasmine rice and that would have WAY more flavor and be much less expensive and quicker. I really disliked that when you cook their meals at home, you have no idea what is in their sauces. What really made me the most upset was their customer service. I tried to cancel on their website and it wasn't possible. I then made several calls over two weeks to them, via an "urgent" number, and they never once answered. Terrible service! They never once called me back but sent me some blanket emails saying they tried, although they never did. They then sent me another package and charged my VISA $145 for a week of food. I didn't even get to make the selections. I had no other alternative but to cancel my VISA card at that point. Don't go with this company. I've tried other wonderful services in which people actually answer my phones calls and the other food services are quick to respond for things like customer service, billing, questions on a meal, an ingredient missing, produce not up to par. Needless to say, I was EXTREMELY dissapointed in Gobble's customer service and their lack of food taste/quality and will say don't bother with them. Too many others out there when Gobble can't be bothered with customer service and good meals.
  • Submitted By Lani Johnson on 04/05/2018
    Not bad, but not impressive. The flavors were a bit bland compared to other services. My biggest complaint was that they use pre-made sauces and spice blends. Not knowing what is in the sauces, was a little problematic for us because we try to avoid corn (syrup, starch, maltodextrin, etc.). I can use potato starch instead of corn starch if it's an option, but when they're pre-mixed, I have no control. In addition, the purpose of getting these meal plans is to help us learn better how to combine ingredients when we're cooking other meals.
  • Submitted By Dorothy on 03/23/2018
    This is my fourth week with Gobble and while I have enjoyed the meals two of my four boxes have arrived a day late. The one time a box arrived late when I used Plated customer service very quickly stepped up and provided a credit on my next box. Both times the email I received from Gobble was the same scripted response that the food should still be fresh. For now I will continue to use Gobble as the ease and taste of the meals is of high standard, but I do think they have some work to do in the area of customer service.

Winner

Gobble is a premium meal kit delivery service that offers par-cooked, pre-portioned ingredients alongside exquisite recipes to transform your tiresome everyday cooking into a joyful experience. Check out our comprehensive Gobble review to learn more about this company's offer, including its menu, prices, and delivery areas.

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