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Vancouver Foodie Tours

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Address: 170-422 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2Z4, Canada (Formerly Foodie Tour)
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+1 604-295-8844
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Vancouver Foodie Tours offers food tasting and cultural walking tours,...

Vancouver Foodie Tours offers food tasting and cultural walking tours, introducing locals and visitors to one-of-a-kind dishes that define Vancouver's culinary scene. You will indulge in a feast for their eyes, belly and mind, tasting signature dishes at award-winning Vancouver gourmet restaurants, food shops and food trucks. Learn about the origin of ingredients, how dishes are prepared, as well as the history, culture and architecture of Vancouver. This is the best way to see and taste Vancouver!

We offer four delectable Foodie Tours:

GASTRONOMIC GASTOWN TOUR - Discover Gastown's best eating and drinking establishments. Savour gastronomic delights and learn about the neighbourhood's storied past. Experience some of Vancouver's hottest restaurants that local foodies adore.


GRANVILLE ISLAND MARKET TOUR - This tour showcases a cornucopia of fine foods from independent farmers and food artisans throughout Vancouver. Touring the Granville Island Public Market will be one of the most authentic ways to experience Vancouver - after all, what better way to feel the pulse of a city than to immerse yourself in the action?

WORLD'S BEST FOOD TRUCK TOUR - This tour takes you on a two-hour tasting tour of Vancouver's multicultural curbside kitchens while learning about the tricky business of operating gourmet food trucks in Vancouver.

GUILTY PLEASURES GOURMET TOUR - Showcasing over five of downtown Vancouver's award-winning restaurants and food shops, you will sample gourmet food paired with optional wines and beer, meet award-winning food artisans and learn about Vancouver's food culture, history and architecture.

WHAT TO KNOW - The World's Best Food Truck Tour and Granville Island Market Tour are proud members of the CTC's Canadian Signature Experience program. Our tours are two to three hours in duration and provides sufficient food such that a meal afterwards is not necessary.

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Did the Gastown foodie with Tracy, she is funny and very informative. I was a solo female and made to feel welcome and comfortable. The food we tried was amazing, I would... read more

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Did the Gastown foodie with Tracy, she is funny and very informative. I was a solo female and made to feel welcome and comfortable. The food we tried was amazing, I would recommend the wine/beer pairing. Also do this tour early on your visit, so you'll know the places you'd like to return to.... you WILL want to return. Enjoy!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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Gastown has a lot to offer and this tour provided it all. It had great food at every stop and was made all the better by our tour guide (Tracy). Recommended any time you come to Vancouver!

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My son & I did the Gastown Foodie tour and had a great time. Johanna was our guide and she was both friendly and very knowledgeable. We got the chance to share the delicious tastings at four local restaurants and learned all about the history of the area as well as the food. They even made minor adjustments to the... More 

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you glennsalners, for your wonderful review! If we are notified of severe allergies prior to the tour, we can let our tasting locations know and try to make accommodations. We're thrilled that you and your son enjoyed our tour and thank you for your kind words for Johanna! More 

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We went on the tour on Saturday April 15, 2017. We had let the tour company know that we would have our 16-month old baby with us and needed some stroller space. Upon arrival we were met by the two tour guides Jenny and Miguel in their red jackets and big smiles. We chatted for a bit while other guests... More 

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

jessw811 - thank you for this amazing review!! We're so pleased you and your family enjoyed our tour. Thank you for letting us know in advance about the stroller, we really appreciate the heads up as Granville Island can be a very busy place to navigate. We love hosting locals and hearing that they still learned new things about Vancouver.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is great! Great company and tour guide. Everything was delicious! I recommend this for an idea of what Granville has to offer.

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Brianne B for your wonderful 5 star review! We're thrilled you enjoyed the tour with us and thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. More 

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We did the Granville Island tour recently and our guide was Jennie. I was hesitant on booking the tour as I have walked around Granville Island several times before so I felt that a tour would be of little benefit to me. I was worried that I would be paying a high dollar amount for a tour that was essentially... More 

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Wow, thank you aremy for this fab 5 star review! We're always so happy to hear guests who already know Granville Island well, still learn new things and try new vendors when they take our tour! Your kind words for Jenny and detailed review mean so much to us!! And to say we are the best food tour you've ever... More 

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My partner and I did the Gastronomic Gastown Tour of Vancouver's historic Gastown. We were met by our very competent, professional and friendly tour guide Lisa. We felt very welcomed by Lisa who quickly created a congenial environment among all the people on the tour. We visited four places on this tour. The first was Six Acres where we had... More 

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Peregrina-Norte! Isn't Lisa the best?! We're so pleased you enjoyed our tour and your amazing descriptions of all of our tastings are making my mouth water! We do find most guests feel full by the end of the tour and if they do have any room left, our tour guides will always be happy to make more recommendations!... More 

Chilliwack, Canada
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Did the Gastronomic Gastown Tour with a group of 5 cousins altogether. Even in the rain, we had such a good time sampling food and drink from 4 different restaurants in Gastown. Our guide Johanna was awesome and I loved that she gave us history and background on the restaurants as well as some general Gastown history. It's nice to... More 

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for this fabulous review, clovernat! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed our Gastronomic Gastown Tour with Johanna. Our tours are carefully crafted to showcase what we believe to be the best restaurants and dishes in the city. We're so pleased we were able to introduce you to new places and we'd love to host you again on another... More 

Fremont, California
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We had an excellent time on the Granville Market tour with Nadia. She was energized, attentive to the clients, and very knowledgeable about the market as well as the local food scene. The tour hits the high points of the market and offers a varied sampling of the local offerings. For those of us who prioritize quality food in our... More 

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Austin H, for this lovely review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your tour with Nadia and the varied tastings on our Granville Island Market Tour. Our mission is to showcase the best tastings within the market and we're so pleased you got to experience this special place! Thanks for joining us. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Johanna was so knowledgable about Gastown and a wonderful guide. I highly recommend this tour! The 4 restaurants we went to were amazing.

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review, Sarah G! We're so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Johanna and thank you for your recommendation! We hope to see you again. More 

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A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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