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Little Italy Walking Food Tour in Vancouver

Highlights
  • Uncover the Italian foodie heart of Vancouver at nine tasting stops
  • Learn the spotted history of the area from people who know it well
  • Eat the equivalent of a hearty meal in samples along the way
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Little Italy Walking Food Tour in Vancouver
From US$56.79
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Little Italy Walking Food Tour in Vancouver
From US$56.79
Overview

Vancouver’s Little Italy is a vibrant area of the city with a long history. Regardless of its checkered past, it has always been a hub of homey restaurants and authentic regional cuisine from “the Old Country.” This tour is your chance to fill up on the culinary goodness that marks Little Italy as one of Vancouver’s top foodie destinations, guided by people with passion for the food and the neighborhood.

What to Expect

The meeting spot at Fratelli’s Bakery on Commercial Drive is your introduction to this tour that immerses you in the flavors of Vancouver's Little Italy. The tour takes you to nine tasting spots in a compact 5-block area, highlighting the concentration of eating establishments in the bustling neighborhood. Meet some of the characters responsible for the colorful history of the place, as you learn what makes this area special.

You’ll feel like you have eaten a big Italian meal over the course of the afternoon, with bites of dishes, including meats and cheeses, pizza made in the authentic Neapolitan way, and pasta. Top it off with gelato and freshly baked cannoli. You won’t need supper after all that!

Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed September 19, 2018
Fun Tour, great tour guide, but needs some work

First and foremost, we loved our guide Tia. She was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, friendly and genuine. However, we expected a bit more. We started out at a great Italian food grocery store/deli that made panini, which was very good. One thing we noticed, and this seemed...More

Thank Jeffrey B
MariaB3237, General Manager at Taste Vancouver Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you Jeffrey for you valuable review. You made some really good points and we appreciate your feed back. Many of our tour partners are very busy and they try to come and speak on the tours but are not always available so that is...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018
May not look much like Italy, but offers a lot of tastes of Italy....

This Little Italy tour is located in an area of Vancouver that feels more like a League of Nations than it feels like being in Italy. Nonetheless, our tour guide, Brent, did a great job keeping our group focused on Italy's contributions as to why...More

Thank NEB44
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile
Good taste of itsly

I enjoy food tours the most. The guides name was Brent. He was very passionate about the tour and the food was great. Highly recommend if you are into food tours.

Thank Paul N
Maria B, General Manager at Taste Vancouver Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Thank you for taking The Little Italy Tour and for taking your time to share your experience.We appreciate it!

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Excellent Tour

Loved our tour first time doing a foodie tour. In our own backyard. Loved it. The food was great. Brent was full of knowledge about the drive and the food and the history about each of the places we visited. Very enjoyable. We are thinking...More

Thank Roxie24
Maria B, General Manager at Taste Vancouver Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Great to hear you had a good introduction to your first food tour! Looking forward to seeing you on The Gastown tour soon!

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Great Tour!

Enjoyed this walking tour in Little Italy Vancouver. Our guide, Matteo was fantastic. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Debbie M
Maria B, General Manager at Taste Vancouver Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thanks for recommending. Matteo will be thrilled to hear. Hope we will see you again on our other tours!

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