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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour provided by A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Eat and drink your way through historic Victoria on a gourmet walking tour that explores the city’s key sites. From Victoria Public Market to the Parliament Buildings, make stops to sample craft beer, chocolate, cheese, tea, and other local treats. It’s a delicious way to combine sightseeing with Victoria’s most delicious flavors, with both morning and afternoon departures available.
Highlights
  • Included tastings feature the city’s most beloved foods
  • Learn about Victoria history, culture, and cuisine
  • Group size is limited to 12 for personalized service
  • Convenient departure point close to public transit and parking
Important Information
Departure Point
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1, Canada
Duration
2h
Return Details
Destination Greater Victoria Visitor Center, 812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
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  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 19 years
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tour114441 wrote a review Nov 15
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Andy was great! He told us many interesting things about Victoria. The whole area has lots of history. The food was tasty and it was nice to discovery different restaurants
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Hello, Thank you for the excellent review abs positive feedback. I am happy to hear that you discovered some new places and stories along the tour route and had a good time. I hope to cross paths again in the near future. All the best, Andy
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jennsfamof5 wrote a review Nov 12
Red Deer, Canada8 contributions2 helpful votes
Andy loves his job and it shows! We all really enjoyed this tour, even as Canadian we learned a lot about the city. All food choices were delicious and I found the length of the tour to be perfect. Children would do well with this tour as well. Do not hesitate to book this
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Jenn, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour in so many ways. Thanks for mentioning that the tour would be good for families as well as I do get a lot of little foodies who love this tour! All the best, Andy
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DaveandCorina wrote a review Nov 11
Kitimat, Canada51 contributions11 helpful votes
We can highly recommend this tour. Andy was a great tour guide - you can tell he loves what he does. It was easy to see the thought he has put into the choices of such unique and top quality food places. Don't eat before you go because there is no shortage of food to enjoy.
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Dave and Corina, Thank you for the kind words and excellent review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour stops so much and picked up on the passion I have for our food scene. I hope the rest of your time in Victoria went well. All the best, Andy
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Terry J wrote a review Nov 11
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada77 contributions4 helpful votes
Andy is a wonderful storyteller and shares his love of Victoria throughout his walking tour. He took us to some of the best spots to eat and drink, along with the stories of buildings, culture and the people past and present. Be sure to arrive hungry!
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello! Thank you for wonderful review and positive feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the tour so much. It was great to run into you folks the next day doing the “tour in reverse”. I hope the rest of your visit went well. Sincerely, Andy
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dms214 wrote a review Nov 3
Delta, Canada22 contributions15 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our food tour with Andy. The food tastings were great and plentiful, and the background info about both the food establishments and the city was top notch. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback. I am really happy to hear you enjoyed both the historic quips along the route, along with the variety of tastings at local vendors. Thank you for the recommendation and I hope the rest of your visit to Victoria went well. Sincerely, Andy
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almostfamous157
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So Fun!
Andy was amazing! This was such a fun thing to do! We only wished we had done it at the beginning of our trip not t
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Susan M
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Fun way to see the city.
Andy was great. We enjoyed learning a bit about the city and the food was wonderful. You will be full when your do
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marytoronto2019
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Absolutely Loved This Tour
If you are in Victoria, I highly recommend this tour. We went on our first day. Starting in the market, then throug
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hburdick2020
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Wonderful
The tour had a wonderful balance of delicious samples of local vendors and interesting historical facts about Victo
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870dant
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Really enjoyed the tour
Andy did a wonderful tour combining local history and food. We learned a lot about the local area and tried severa
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Jim G
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What a great experience! Well worth the money.
Andy is VERY knowledgeable, personable & kind. We loved everything about this tour & are so glad we did it. It is
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allyb834
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Amazing Tour
Such a wonderful tour, great, well informed tour guide and amazing food. Would highly recommend this for anyone loo
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Maureen H
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An excellent way to spend 2 hours in Victoria
Andy puts on a top-notch food, history, and walking tour of the city. Each stop is well organized, where you can en
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Idaho1974
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Very entertaining tour
It was a pleasure to spend a couple of hours with Andy. He is very personable, with a good sense of humor.
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F8657DLjohn
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A must do
Andy was a delightful guide. You could see he enjoyed his job. He was very knowledgeable about the vendors we visi
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Cosmopolitan544714
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Fun way to see the city
Our 14 year old asked to do the food tour of Victoria and we are so happy we agreed! EXCELLENT way to spend the day
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lindsaye201782
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Excellent Your!
Our group of four plus a baby had a great time on this tour. All of the samples and stories were great. Highly reco
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Vanessa P
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BEST TOUR EVER
I cannot believe the amount of food, drinks, and knowledge we got for the price of this tour. Andy was the best!
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Darcie G
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EXCELLENT IN EVERY WAY!
Andy is a fabulous host and the variety of stops on this tour are just perfect! I have been to Victoria many times
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AnneinBurnaby
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Great tour. Andy is awesome.
We had a really great time on Andy's tour. The food was great. Even went back to many of the places after the tour.
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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