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Vancouver Food Tour

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The original Vancouver Food Tour guides locals and visitors to Vancouver's best restaurant gems. A passionate team of food and drink experts entertain guests on the delectable and informative tours. On our most popular Gastown Tasting Tour and Craft...more
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703-318 Homer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2V2, Canada
+1 778-228-7932
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 4, 2011

My wife and I were in town for a weekend getaway from Seattle in March. I had discovered Melody's Vancouver Food Tour from this site, and noted from her webpage the option of a self-guided tour. This sounded like a good option for us, as...More

5  Thank ToilsToTravel
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Reviewed May 23, 2015

I was really excited about this tour. I booked it a month plus ahead of time and was assured my gluten free preferences would not be a problem. Unfortunately, two of the four places we went in Gastown did not accommodate and so I did...More

3  Thank Sara A
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Excellent variety of delicious foods & drinks in a revitalized area of Chinatown. We visited the Virtuous Pie (vegan pizza), the Juke (crispy chicken), the Junniper (variety of appetizers) and the Kiefer (duck spring rolls & dumplings). Hannah did a great job as our food...More

1  Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I booked a private Gastown experience through the Vancouver Food Tour company. They were very flexible to suit the needs of my particular group and it ended up being a great experience all around. From Helen on the organizing side to Hannah, our tour guide,...More

1  Thank 99Wanderer99
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great time with friends. Visited 4 restaurants with delicious food and drink pairings. Some interesting historical facts and Hannah - our guide - was great and made tour a lot of fun. I especially loved the restaurant choices as not typical Chinese food.

1  Thank Sharron W
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour. Great tour guide. Great history tour and introduction to some hidden food gems

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We had a great food tour in Vancouver led by our guide Carlos. I thought I was going to be disappointed at first when he told us it wasn't going to be chinese food! However, he promised us he would get us some at the...More

1  Thank Fran D
Carlos G, Owner at Vancouver Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Hello Fran D, Thank you! Thank you! Your words mean a great deal to me, Fran. I wholeheartedly appreciate them! We absolutely strive to provide you with a memorable culinary experience, and I am elated that you felt that I delivered; I was trying :)...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

We had an amazing time on our tour. Our guide Francesca was very knowledgeable about the city, the restaurants and just the history of Canada in general. She was incredibly personable and helpful with last-minute dietary restrictions within our group. The tour itinerary itself was...More

2  Thank Travelbug474
Carlos G, Owner at Vancouver Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Hi Travelbug474, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your Gastown Tasting Tour! Part of the tour is showcasing the historical centre of Vancouver, as well as delighting your taste buds, so it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

My work group had an enjoyable tour in Chinatown with Carlos. He was a fantastic host who guided us through some non traditional restaurants in Chinatown. Each place had a great drink and food pairing. Just remember that the food is not enough for a...More

1  Thank rosebud_alley
Carlos G, Owner at Vancouver Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Hello rosebud_alley! Thank you for taking the time to send us a review. We really appreciate your feedback! Especially about the food portions, because although it is a tasting tour, we want to make sure guests are satisfied with the amount of food; please know...More

Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Whenever my wife and I visit a new city, we try to experience it through a food tour if possible. Many food tours do not have special allowances for vegans which can be difficult with our diet and health preferences. When I saw that Vancouver...More

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Carlos G, Owner at Vancouver Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Hello Doctorj53!! Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I wholeheartedly appreciate it! It was a real pleasure meeting you both and chatting about our beautiful city and all the available Vegan options. So happy to hear that you and your Mrs....More

Reviewed June 7, 2018

Visited 4 very different venues with Francesca. Very informative nice food and drinks . A really enjoyable afternoon.

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Carlos G, Owner at Vancouver Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you Greg S! It is lovely to here that you had an enjoyable afternoon on your tour with Francesca. Thank you for taking the time to let us know. Best Regards! Carlos

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The lovely Francesca took us on an early evening walking tour around Gastown filled with historical information of the area, intertwined with food and drink tastings at several locations. We enjoyed Nuba for light, healthy Lebanese food, paired with a Pomegranate Sangria; Revel Room for...More

1  Thank Julie B
Carlos G, Owner at Vancouver Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Hello Julie B! Thank you for hopping on the Gastown Tasting Tour, and Thank you for your gracious review! It is wonderful to hear that you had a fabulous evening and enjoyed your experience with Francesca. We wish you the very best on all your...More

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A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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