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4-Hour Riverside and Leslieville Food Tour in Toronto

From $76.36
Highlights
  • Foodies’ walking tour of Riverside and Leslieville in Toronto
  • Explore Queen Street East and surrounding streets with your guide
  • Visit some of the cafes, delicatessens, and restaurants the locals love
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4-Hour Riverside and Leslieville Food Tour in Toronto
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4-Hour Riverside and Leslieville Food Tour in Toronto
From $76.36
Overview
Home to traditional bakeries, trendy coffee shops, and specialty food stores, the Riverside and Leslieville neighborhoods of Toronto attract foodies from across the city and beyond. On this walking tour, follow your guide along historic Queen Street East and surrounds, and sample some of the dishes on offer. Taste Italian wild boar meat balls or traditional homemade ice cream, sip fresh craft beers in a local brewery, and learn of the role Riverside and Leslieville have played in Toronto’s history.
What to Expect
Taste the tour that started it all. This was Chef Scott's first tour back in 2010 and the one that helped him pioneer the food tour business in Toronto. Riverside and Leslieville holds a special place in his heart. 

A guide will be waiting upon arrive at the An Sibin Pub. Belly up to the harvest table and enjoy an Irish coffee or a traditional Canadian cocktail, like the 'Bloody Caesar,' along with a taste of some authentic Irish pub grub from the talented Chef Av. The guide will provide a brief history lesson of Toronto and the story of the area before heading out for seven more stops.

Enjoy the city's best bread at an artisan bakery that is also a social enterprise run by a local mission. Taste wild boar meatballs, authentic Mediterranean food, and learn about sustainable fish and seafood while tasting delicious, Ontario smoked trout. Try Toronto's signature dish, the Peameal bacon sandwich, and learn the story behind its creation.

Last but not least, finish with the best homemade ice cream in the city. This tour lasts approximately four hours. A vegetarian option is available upon request.
Reviews (5)
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Reviewed July 2, 2018
Interesting list of food and good stories

Great trip around Riverside and Leslieville - areas I wasn't familiar with to any degree. It seems that based on things opening and closing the tour differs slightly but we started with coffee shop drinks at a local coffee shop, then made our way to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank psyche13
Reviewed April 29, 2018
Fun experience!

Our tour guide, John, was a great guide through Riverside and Leslieville yesterday. He was very informative and enthusiastic to introduce us to the history of this area and all the best restaurants. I really enjoyed this tour and, next time, will skip breakfast because...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank D R
Chef Scott S, Owner at Toronto Food Tours Inc., responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Nobody ever leaves our tours hungry! We're so glad you had a great time with John. It's a great neighborhood for food. Thanks for the kind words.

Reviewed February 10, 2018
Unique experience and waddled home

We were a party of 12 that Chef Scott had to rally between 4 restaurants and he handled it seamlessly. The evening started with a beer tasting and ended with wine and cheese, and an endless selection of delicious food in between, from kimchi poutine...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank catherinech0i
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile
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Eight of us enjoyed a chilly walk through the Toronto Riverside Leslieville neighborhood. It was an ideal way to spend three hours with family over the holidays. Our tour guide Kevin was charming and knowledgeable. You will not feel as though you've eaten your money's...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed October 28, 2017
Loved everything about this food tour!

Our Riverside and Leslieville East End Eats Food Tour was a Christmas gift from our son and his girlfriend. My husband and I grew up close to this part of Toronto, but have been living an hour north of the city since 1994. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Xena067
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