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“Good food...interesting guests...delightful hosts!”

Vancouver Foodie Tours
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Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
Ranked #1 of 56 Food & Drink in Vancouver
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
“Good food...interesting guests...delightful hosts!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Who would have know that Vancouver "Foodie Tours" would have been so much fun? Well it is, even for a genuine Vancouverite.

Hosted by Michelle, our tour visited the gourmet food vendors around the downtown core and was supplemented with talk about the food scene in Vancouver. It was great fun.

So if you are from the Greater Vancouver area this is a fun and informative way to spend a few hours. It would also be a great option if you have limited time in Vancouver, a cruise stopover for instance. This is a great 2 hour introduction to Vancouver and its food scene.

Thanks to Michelle, Andrew y Manuela.

Visited April 2013
Thank 128a
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Nanaimo, Canada
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“Worlds Best Streets Eats Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

I had a wonderful time walking through the streets of Vancouver with Michelle. It was great to try the delightful food from the growing food carts amoung downtown Vancouver. She had great knowledge of Vancouver and the history if the food cart businesses in Vancouver. I would defiantly recommend this tour for locals or tourists who love food!

Visited April 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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2 reviews
“Fantastic afternoon with amazing food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

I had such a fabulous and inspiring experience on the Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Food Tour. Our tour guide, Michelle, was friendly, informative, and passionate about food. For 3 hours, this tour is the perfect blend of eating, drinking (yup!) and hearing interesting facts about Vancouver's history, culinary scene, and architecture. I love that the tour had people from all over the world - it was so much fun to stroll through Vancouver with the group and hear about all the different perspectives and experiences. I'm from Vancouver and I found that the restaurants that we visited represent a really local and sincere "snapshot" of the incredible culinary scene that this city has to offer. From first-class dim sum and gelato to finger-licking pulled pork sandwiches, there were tasty delights and surprises to be had at every corner. I would highly recommend the tour for any age and any group size - it is such a fun and engaging experience to share. 5-stars!

Visited April 2013
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2 reviews
“Awesome guides, incredible food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

Michelle and Andrew were fun, passionate, and well-informed, and their selection of food carts was excellent. All the choices were unique and memorable, and our guides' knowledge of the food / food cart business as well as Vancouver in general was impressive. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and definitely recommend this tour!

Visited April 2013
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Canberra, Australia
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“Great way to spend a cold wet afternoon”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

When visiting a city you can only try so much food, so a guided tour is an ideal way to try out several different cuisines in a short time.
The Guilty Pleasures tour gave a good selection of food, some interesting introductions from the hosts and some Vancouver commentary.
The tasty food and pleasant people made up for the cold conditions.
Well worth it.

Visited April 2013
Thank Jane2901
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