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Vancouver Foodie Tours

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Address: 170 - 422 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2Z4, Canada (Formerly Foodie Tour)
Phone Number:
+1 604-295-8844
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Vancouver Foodie Tours offers food tasting and cultural walking tours,...

Vancouver Foodie Tours offers food tasting and cultural walking tours, introducing locals and visitors to one-of-a-kind dishes that define Vancouver's culinary scene. You will indulge in a feast for their eyes, belly and mind, tasting signature dishes at award-winning Vancouver gourmet restaurants, food shops and food trucks. Learn about the origin of ingredients, how dishes are prepared, as well as the history, culture and architecture of Vancouver. This is the best way to see and taste Vancouver!

We offer four delectable Foodie Tours:

GASTRONOMIC GASTOWN TOUR - Discover Gastown's best eating and drinking establishments. Savour gastronomic delights and learn about the neighbourhood's storied past. Experience some of Vancouver's hottest restaurants that local foodies adore.


GRANVILLE ISLAND MARKET TOUR - This tour showcases a cornucopia of fine foods from independent farmers and food artisans throughout Vancouver. Touring the Granville Island Public Market will be one of the most authentic ways to experience Vancouver - after all, what better way to feel the pulse of a city than to immerse yourself in the action?

WORLD'S BEST FOOD TRUCK TOUR - This tour takes you on a two-hour tasting tour of Vancouver's multicultural curbside kitchens while learning about the tricky business of operating gourmet food trucks in Vancouver.

GUILTY PLEASURES GOURMET TOUR - Showcasing over five of downtown Vancouver's award-winning restaurants and food shops, you will sample gourmet food paired with optional wines and beer, meet award-winning food artisans and learn about Vancouver's food culture, history and architecture.

WHAT TO KNOW - The World's Best Food Truck Tour and Granville Island Market Tour are proud members of the CTC's Canadian Signature Experience program. Our tours are two to three hours in duration and provides sufficient food such that a meal afterwards is not necessary.

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USD 49.62*
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Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
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USD 86.91*
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Gastronomic Gastown Walking Tour
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Vancouver Shore Excursion: Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour

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Fun tour!

This was a fun tour with co-workers. The guide, Nadia, was very knowledgeable and passionate about the locally made food. The only suggestion is that this needs to end at the... read more

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Federal Way, Washington
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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a fun tour with co-workers. The guide, Nadia, was very knowledgeable and passionate about the locally made food. The only suggestion is that this needs to end at the local brewery or distillery to clean the palette at the end of the tour. And do make time to go back to the vendors to purchase more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nadia gave a FANTASTIC tour of Granville Market for an incredible tasting tour. Samples of local and international flavours including smoked salmon bagels, breads, chai, cheese, charcuterie, chocolate, donuts, nuts, salt and bourbon flavored maple syrup. We were in a largish group of 15 and the pace was brisk but allowed enough time to enjoy the sites, sounds and smells... More 

Thank Scot A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I took the Guilty Pleasures tour with guide Jenny and had a fantastic time. We started with delicious dim sum at Kirin, learning a lot about the preparation, history, and traditional practices that are involved. Jenny knows her stuff! We then walked to Urban Fare for wine and cheese, as well as a chocolate and a little... More 

Thank Andy R
Chatham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter & I recently took the Gastown Gastronomic Food tour. We had Tracy as our guide,who is fabulous.She was so knowledgable, and obviously enjoys her job. I would highly recommend this tour whether you are a local, or visitor. Fabulous food while learning about the history of gas town.

Thank Lynn L
Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a private tour with Jenny and absolutely loved every moment. We started at the Edible Canada restaurant with a delicious vegetable medley and some wine and then transitioned into exploring many of the exciting market treats. The tour offered a perfect taste of a diverse array of offerings (sausage, cheese, nuts, tea, etc.) and it was paced so... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently took the Granville Island Foodie tour with my teenage daughter. Our guide was Nadia; she was engaging, very knowledgeable and an absolute delight. The foods sampled on the tour were outstanding; our favorites were the fresh (still warm) donuts and cheeses. I can't say enough good things about the tour! So good were the foods that we went... More 

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Golden, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This 3 hour tour was a great way to get to know some of the restaurants and the Gastown area of Vancouver. The guide, Lisa, took us to 4 different restaurants, each with a different taste, course, style of food. She told us a bit about the history of the area. It was well organised and there was plenty to... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just take this tour already! Nadia our guide is a private gourmet French chef and deeply knowledgeable about and excited by the great food on offer in the Granville market and Vancouver. She not only shared great food with us at the market, she also made recommendations for dinner (Pizza Nicli) and desert (Thierry’s) that were top notch, and made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I live in Maple Ridge, the outskirts of Vancouver so I am not very familiar with Granville Island. I have always loved the vibe of the island, with its many colours and sounds but the public market has always overwhelmed me as there is many vendors to choose from. Jenny our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly, she led... More 

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Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review, nancy m! We often hear people say they find the public market a little overwhelming, it's such a bustling place with so many wonderful vendors to choose from! Our guided tour aims to make this easier and it's our chance to show you what we think makes the market so special. We're thrilled to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wine, bread, meat, cheese, coffee, nuts, donuts.... i tasted different kinds of food with a nice tour guide!

Thank Jackie K
Cecilia R, Manager at Vancouver Foodie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review, Jackie K! We aim to provide many different tastings to take you on a full journey through the Granville Island public market. We're thrilled you enjoyed your time with us! More 

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