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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

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Highlights
  • History and food tour of Victoria, British Columbia
  • Walk through the city in the company of a guide, who provides commentary and directions
  • Stop for six to eight food tastings of local products
  • Learn the culinary history of Victoria
  • Morning or afternoon tour times to fit your schedule
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This 2-hour tour begins at the Victoria Public Market and includes stops in Chinatown, Old Town and The Inner Harbour. There are 6-8 food tastings along the route included in the price.
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This 2-hour tour begins at the Victoria Public Market and includes stops in Chinatown, Old Town and The Inner Harbour. There are 6-8 food tastings along the route included in the price.
From $48.84
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Explore Victoria's history and culinary scene on this walking tour of the British Columbian city. Follow a guide to highlights such as the Parliament Buildings, the Inner Harbor Causeway, Trounce Alley, Bastion and Market squares, Fan Tan Alley, the Harmonious Gates of Interest, and the Victoria Public Market. Along the way, stop for between six and eight food tastings of craft beer, chocolate, tea, tapas, cheese, bread, olive oil, and other local products.
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Stop At: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

The original Hudson Bay Building in Victoria. The tour starts here by visiting some of the food vendors in this historic building.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fan Tan Alley, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

A visit to Chinatown is not complete without a visit to Canada's narrowest thoroughfare.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Market Square, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

We do a tasting in the original site of the old market for the city in the 1800s

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Government Street, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

We do several stops along the famous tourist street in Old Town

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Trounce Alley, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

The neat private alley has a lot of food and lounge stops along with a great history

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bastion Square, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

The original site of old Fort Victoria. We do a stop here and chat about the history of ground zero for the old city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: British Columbia Parliament Buildings, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

We chat about this at the end of the tour as we overlook the harbor. It is the Government building for the province of British Columbia.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

The greatest food tour in the city!

Duration: 5 minutes
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on Andy's tour on our first full day in Victoria. He shared his deep knowledge and appreciation of Victoria's history and culture while he got us acquainted with the city and introduced us to great food spots. We loved everything! We became regulars...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour came recommended by a local friend and it was even better than we expected! The food is amazing and Andy is a great host. We loved learning about his neighbourhood and the history of the city and its food culture. A great way...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Lorelai_23
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Lorelai, Thank you for the excellent review. I am really happy to hear that you loved the history and food aspects of the tour and felt it was a good way to get to know my neighbourhood! I trust the rest of your visit...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Andy has awesome reviews for a reason. Go on this tour... you won’t be disappointed. We walked from the cruise ship terminal and the starting location (Public Market) was easy to find and the walk was enjoyable. We circled back after the tour to 3...More

Thank kepp
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for the wonderful review and feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed it so much that you returned to three of the vendors after the tour! I hope the rest of your cruise went well and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course there is more than food to see, but it was great touring around with Andy showing us the sites and sharing his favorite foods. Everything was delicious and my husband and I enjoyed it very much! Definitely recommend!!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Cindy D
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Cindy, Thank you for the review and recommendation! I am glad to hear you enjoyed the food and history along the tour route. I hope the rest of your visit to Victoria went well. Sincerely, Andy

Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was pretty much perfect. Andy not only knows food but the history of the area, and we got an excellent mix of both in a very enjoyable way. There was a great variety of food (all very tasty) and we definitely did not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Steve_in_Missoula
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Steve, Thank you for the wonderful review of my tour. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the tastings and felt like you did not go away hungry. I hope that the rest of your visit to Victoria went well...More

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Linda D
February 7, 2019|
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Response from JDB68 | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend this tour for someone who needs to use a walker. Fast paced and as noted sometimes crowded comditions
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Sparkie09
September 5, 2018|
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Response from bradnjayne | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I highly recommend the tour but I can’t book for you. You can email Andy sorry I’m not able to post an email address or the website. Google a taste of Victoria. I’m sure he would love to hear from you. Take care Brad
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