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Off The Eaten Track

Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 2A1, Canada
+1 778-918-4584
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Vancouver Railtown District Food Tour
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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.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch tour” (13 reviews)
“food tour” (12 reviews)
“hidden gems” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 2A1, Canada
South Granville
+1 778-918-4584

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Vancouver several times a year and were looking for a food tour in a neighborhood we had not yet explored. This was an excellent introduction to Railtown and included 5 very nice stops that we would never have found on our own....More

Thank tommyrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the Canada 150 Food Tour in Victoria with Bonnie this past weekend. It was fabulous. Great information, interesting stops, and great host. The food samples were generous (not large, but good size sample to get a good taste). The history of Victoria and the...More

Thank AJ M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent tour of East Village and some of the stories around the neighborhood. We visited 5 different spots with eats or drinks at all. Fun way to get to know a neighbourhood that we probably wouldn't think of eating at. Kate, our guide was very...More

Thank Jcanucker
Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jcanucker, Thank you for the review, we appreciate the feedback. So glad you enjoyed the Vancouver's Best Brunch tour with our wonderful guide Kate. We love the East Village and think it's a great foodie neighbourhood that a lot of locals and tourists don't...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Myself and 3 co-workers went on the Railtown tour. Our guide (Julie) was great. Very informative and great food. It is the right combination with a little bit of history, opportunity to go to 5 different places, good healthy food, and a little walking in...More

Thank SueVancouver
Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello SueVancouver, Thank you for the feedback, we appreciate the review. So glad you enjoyed the Railtown Urban Eats tour with our fabulous guide Julie. Railtown is the next big trendy Vancouver neighbourhood so it's interesting to see it now before it becomes a tourist...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

I am an independent travel consultant/tour operator from Indiana and recently had 31 clients and myself experience this awesome Off the Eaten Track Tour! Bonnie was absolutely awesome to work with from beginning to end. She added so many extras to the tour to make...More

Thank savethedatefwa
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Always figured Railtown was the "wrong side of town", but charming tourguide Julie changed my mind. Delightful restaurants that were a real eye-opener. Thank you!

Thank barryt774
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We enjoyed our short "ice cream" tour in Railtown, Gastown, and Chinatown! Four stops were involved, and all presented unique and delicious ice creams. I would have perhaps enjoyed a few more stops, and samples were not particularly large, particularly considering the cost of the...More

Thank drkunk
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A fun afternoon Four of us did the Railtown with Julie. The food was delicious, the places we ate were all very different and Julie has lots of interesting information about the area that we never knew. She was a great guide, we had a...More

Thank 795MaryW
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Gourmet Ice Cream Tour is a fun tour but I would suggest making the samples of ice cream smaller. After our second stop at least half of our group had already had too much ice cream! The shops and restaurants that we visited were...More

Thank Darlene552013
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

A great tour of this busy and diverse street, we visited a Honey Shop, Japanese knife place, and ended at The Fish Counter for great Cod Tacos. An interesting three hours meeting some enthusiastic young traders.More

Thank mattYorkshire012
Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi MattYorkshire012, Thank you so much for the review, we love to get feedback from our guests. So glad you enjoyed the Sip, Savour, Shop on Main street tour with our amazing guide Kate. How great is that fish taco from The Fish Counter! What...More

South Granville
The neighbourhood closest to the airport, a generous
mix of locals and tourists populate the area. The
blend has made it a go-to spot to find an eclectic
collection of entertainment, from theatres and
cinemas, to antique stores and last-minute kitsch
souvenir shops. It gives off a transient vibe, and is
one of the more higgledy-piggledy areas in terms of
what you'll find, making it a fun area to explore and
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Sarah E
8 September 2015|
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Response from Eaten T | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, We are the owners of this company so we have done all of the tours! Did you want a recommendation or have some questions in regards to the tours? You can always reach us directly at our email address which can be... More
3 April 2015|
Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts at the Amtrak station where the tour guide picks up everyone to travel by van to the start of the walking tour. The Pan Pacific Hotel and others are near the Amtrak Station. We stayed at a hotel on Robson... More