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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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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.
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You'll start at
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1, CanadaWe meet inside the Douglas St. entrance of the Victoria Public Market (1701 Douglas St) next to the vendor directory.
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    Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Fan Tan Alley
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Market Square
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Government Street
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Trounce Alley
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    Bastion Square
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    British Columbia Parliament Buildings
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    A Taste of Victoria Food Tours
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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You'll end at
Destination Greater Victoria Visitor Center
812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, CanadaThis is located across the street from the Empress Hotel in the Inner Harbour. It is a 10-12 minute walk back to the start location.
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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
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 19 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Casey T wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Learned a lot and went to some fantastic restaurants while listening to interesting facts. Guide was professional, ontime and up beat. My mother and I really enjoyed the tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Hello, Thank you for the awesome review and feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much. It was fun hanging out with you and your mother on the tour and nice to be able to introduce you to a few new stops within your own neighbourhood. All the best, Andy
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Teensch wrote a review Mar. 2020
Winnipeg, Canada24 contributions8 helpful votes
Andy led the group of us 5 participants in an informative and fun 2 hour walking tour through downtown Victoria. We now know the fun facts of different parts of China Town, alleys of downtown Victoria and historical buildings. We also were introduced to great variety of local
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Hello, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback. I am glad to hear that you felt like you had fun but also learned some new things about Victoria and enjoyed meeting the local vendors. Thank you for the recommendation and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Victoria. Sincerely, Andy
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Steve O wrote a review Mar. 2020
Burlington, Washington7 contributions
Tour guide Andy provided great narrative on different Victoria landmarks while strolling downtown Victoria enjoying tasty cuisines and beverages. Offered the opportunity to sample foods from various countries and get interesting perspectives on Victoria eating places.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Hello Steve, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. I am glad to hear that you appreciated the multi-cultural elements of the vendors on the tour and the narrative of my lovely city. I hope the rest of your visit went well. All the best, Andy
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Karolyn M wrote a review Mar. 2020
Marysville, Washington11 contributions
Our guide Andy was awesome! Very upbeat and personable. He knew a lot about Victoria and chose great vendors for our food tastings. Definitely recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Hello Karolyn, Thank you for the excellent review and kind words. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the lighthearted nature of the tour and meeting the local vendors. Thank you very much for your recommendation. I hope the rest of your visit to Victoria went well. All the best, Andy
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Allison T wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Andy was an entertaining and engaging guide. Very knowledgeable about the city and introduces you to a lot of culture and history through the food. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Hello, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much and appreciated the combination of food and history along the way! Thank you for the recommendation. All the best, Andy
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By: A Taste of Victoria Food Tours
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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Bard21
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Off the Beaten Track
Our family had a great experience doing this tour of several restaurants along Blanshard & ending near City Hall.
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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