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“Educational Eatery”

Off The Eaten Track
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$51.57*
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Vancouver Railtown District Food Tour
Ranked #11 of 53 Food & Drink in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Off The Eaten Track is a culinary walking tour company that provides unique, local, and fun tours. Our goal is to take guests off the tourist path and in to local and tasty neighbourhoods. We aim to showcase the best regional foods and to promote Canadian culture, history, and heritage. Not only do our tours showcase great food & beverages, but we also promote local small businesses and provide interesting commentary including history, architecture, stories and more.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed September 15, 2013

fabulous day tour with Off The Eaten Track. We started with Local Food which was growing vertically in a Dutch style roof, from argula to chard to basil!! then a Juice Food Truck where we had a scrumptious chocolately juice. It was very good. They have an excellent selection at Juice Food Truck in Gastown. Then onward through our exciting streets of Vancouver to Bestie, a cool, hip, kind of German café with uber atmosphere and food! Then to another local establishment where we sampled some awesome Earnest ice-cream, wow, it was mouth watering, and then finally to a bee keeper's pad where they keep bees on top of another parking lot! Everything we saw was sustainable and local, and everyone helps everyone. I highly suggest checking out this tour. It was different, fun, educational, and very tasty!

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Bonnie T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2013

Hello terrim,

Thank you so much for your review, we are so happy you enjoyed our September Seasonal Tour: Urban Gardens & The Local Food Movement. We are so proud of our local tour partners including Local Garden, The Juice Truck, Bestie, Harvest Union, and Mellifera Bees. We hope to run this tour again sometime in the spring. So thanks again for the lovely review and hope to see you on another one of our tours soon!

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Reviewed September 6, 2013

We did the food cart tour. it was a great way to explore the city, learn about more than just the food cart culture with the bonus of trying some great food. Recommend you do this tour at the start of your time in Vancouver as it is a great introduction to the city. Fun and interesting tour and easy to book online.

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Bonnie T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2013

Hello FanofNZ,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad that you enjoyed our Downtown Food Cart Tour. We try and point out all sorts of Downtown hidden gems and not just delicious food carts so we are so happy you found the tour informative.

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Reviewed August 25, 2013

Friends & family surprised me for my birthday. We had such a great time on the Main Street tour. Our tour guide, Bonnie, was awesome - great information about the area as well as the restaurants we went to. I'll be visiting these restaurants again and trying one (or more!) of their other tours. It was such a fun night and it will definitely be a birthday I'll never forget!

Thank touristinmytown
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Bonnie T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2013

Hi!

I'm so glad you had fun on your birthday and thank you so much for the great review! We look forward to seeing you on another tour.

All the best,
Bonnie

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Reviewed August 23, 2013

We surprised my sister in law for her birthday and took her on a culinary tour with some friends. This tour was a great sampling of different restaurants on Main Street and provided a wonderful variety of food and drink. This exceeded our expectations and was fun for our group, I would highly recommend this as a fun night out for locals or tourists!

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

I surprised my boyfriend with the Downtown food cart tour - he loves food and we both ended up having a fabulous time. We were stuffed with delicious food by the end, and we were very well taken care of by our tour guide. I would recommend this tour to a couple, but it would be fun to do with family or friends, too. It was a hot day, though, and I wished we had brought more water!

Thank Sarah H
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Bonnie T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2013

Hello,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, so glad that you enjoyed our Downtown Food Cart Tour! So happy you were stuffed! And yes, it was a very hot day, thanks for being a trooper.

All the best,
Bonnie

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