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Gastown Food Tour
Vancouver- British Columbia- Canada
( 476 )
3 Hours
16 Persons
English
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Brief

Explore Vancouver’s Oldest Neighborhood!

Rich in history, high in energy and home to an impressive culinary scene, foodies unite on the streets of Gastown. The Gastown Food tour will take you through the cobbled stone streets of Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood while enjoying  This is a tour you don’t want to miss!

Tour Detail

Enjoy local craft beer, first-rate homemade Italian tortellini, and beer-battered fish with hand cut fries, Carolina-style BBQ at its finest, delightfully-stuffed Bao at one of Vancouver’s newest trendsetting fusion restaurants, organic soft ice cream, creamy cheesecake, pure maple syrup treats, and luscious hand-made chocolates! On this 2.5 hour walking food tour, a professional actor full of passion for our city and its food will share fascinating little-known stories about Vancouver and its “Wild West” history that dates back 150 years.

Price Detail
Inclusions

8 food & 1 beverage tasting Tour guide

Exclusions

Tour guide gratuities (10-15%)

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

PeteZ488

2019-05-17 08:14:27

"The gastown food tour" A group of us went on this food tour of Gastown. We really enjoyed Tia, our guide, and the places we visited. Ten in all. Some of the most unique and tasty foods I have ever tried. The three hour...

+More

UhmandaHaynur

2019-03-17 19:48:53

"So much fun!" I went on the Gastown tour on Saturday and I had such a great time. I live in Vancouver and didn’t know any of the history of the area. Brent was full of interesting stories and history and I feel...

+More

Millarvilleclarks

2019-02-22 10:08:02

"Good introduction to Gas Town" We enjoyed this walk and sampling tour of Gastown. We made 9 stops for food and drink samples. All were very enjoyable. Our guide Sean was very pleasant and provided good historic background info. to...

+More

kcler

2019-02-12 05:16:00

"GREAT WINTER TOUR" Enjoyed the tour with Jewell, in the little Italy area of Commercial Drive..well planned, With the delicatessen, fantastic sandwich...with hundreds of different cheeses, and mostly from...

+More

fernh34

2019-02-04 13:33:12

"More then we expected!" Wow, 4 friend couples in our group with Brent as our tour guide. We were fed beyond our expectations with Brent who added Commercial Drive/Little Italy tidbits of history along the way. Definitely...

+More

ManjaitD

2019-02-02 10:47:12

"Was at a Management retreat and this Event was great" Sean the guide was knowledgeable and gave us a great food and drink tour. Would recommend to any group wanting to taste different foods in beautiful Vancouver.

+More

Maryann S

2019-01-25 09:42:34

"Taste Vancouver Food Tours" Fantastic tour guide (Brent) had very interesting information about Gastown. We enjoyed the food, the company, and the info. Thanks Taste Vancouver Food Tours! Highly recommend!

+More

Michele H

2018-10-25 13:38:16

"Great Experience" I booked a private tour and they were really accommodating with my needs, and were easy to contact. The tour guides were friendly, organized, and helpful. The tour was great, and the food was even...

+More

Rebecca M

2018-10-15 14:31:37

"Lonsdale Quay Food Tour" Lovely food tour at the Quay with Tia, who was friendly and knowledgeable. Had a great time and would consider booking another tour with Taste Vancouver!

+More

rabbitrjf

2018-09-30 07:16:46

"Gastown food and culture tour" Brent led us on an entertaining and informative tour of Gastown. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the district and the eccentric characters who lived here. Food sampling was varied and...

+More

Alexia G

2018-09-26 22:45:21

"Worth It!" Sean was a great guide and this food tour was amazing! It was our first time taking a food tour and it was completely worth it! Finding a place to eat that shows good local cuisine can be difficult...

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Teresa S

2018-09-13 09:25:57

"Gastown Walking Food tour" This is an excellent tour with a very good host (Tia) who was warm, engaging and knowledgable. Don't eat anything before you go - you will be really full by the end! Well worth the time and money...

+More

Chli91

2018-09-10 23:18:27

"Delicious food and good company" Tia did a great job showing us Gastown and telling us a bit of the history. The food was great and was neither too much nor too little.

+More

Joe D

2018-09-07 16:01:39

"Taste of Vancouver Food Tour" Our guide Sean was simply outstanding! 11 food stops and all very good! Our favorite stops were 131 Kitchen and Bar & Peckinpah. We would recommend this tour to others. A great choice!

+More

Brad R

2018-08-25 16:07:13

"Great tour" I am a relatively slow walker and the pace was very comfortable, stairs and wet pavement were no issue. It was a lot more food than expected so go hungry. Our guide, Brent, was pleasant...

+More

Arne F

2018-08-14 17:21:53

"Fantastic" My wife and I had a fantastic time with Tia today. The tour was great and the food was awesome. Tia was very knowledgeable, very funny and a real joy to spend the afternoon with. The restaurants...

+More

Meghan M

2018-08-11 15:49:39

"Little Italy Food Walking Tour" The walking tour was excellent and Jewel was a delight. I also especially enjoyed the panini! This tour was definitely a must to do while visiting Vancouver!

+More

Graeme H

2018-08-03 05:23:57

"Fun and Fabulous " Thoroughly enjoyed our experience with Brad yesterday. Just a small group of 7 - went to places, bars and restaurants, that you wouldn’t even know existed, what a great adventure! Beer, wine...

+More

Eric B

2018-07-21 08:40:25

"Gastown Food Tour - Awesome!" The Gastown food tour was great! This tour offered great tastings and a couple alcohol pairings... and also dessert. Portion sizes were bigger than expected for most stops, definitely worth the...

+More

Robyn B

2018-06-16 18:32:41

"Gastown food tour" We spent the afternoon touring different food establishments while learning about the history of Gastown. Our guide Brent was knowledgeable and very personable. He had interesting facts about the...

+More

TwoOregonTravelers

2018-05-30 12:59:21

"Great way to try restaurants and see the city" We try and go on food tours everywhere we travel. It's a great way to learn interesting info about where you are traveling and try great food. Max, our guide, was very friendly, funny and...

+More

HappyHols320

2018-05-24 19:53:18

"Excellent tour - great food and great host!" We took the Taste Vancouver Gastown food walking tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Tracy was a excellent guide - knowledgeable and entertaining. The tour had a good pace and explored eateries we...

+More

dschwab1962

2018-03-11 07:25:47

"Great variety of foods " Brent did a wonderful job of mixing history and food on our tour. I would definitely recommend the tour.

+More

Tom M

2017-12-30 18:02:56

"Legendary Gastown Food Tour" Max gave a great tour. Food was excellent. Beer was great. Would be nice to have a few more alcoholic drinks included. Overall great experience. I will likely do this as a team building event for my...

+More

548jacobl

2017-11-25 08:37:49

"Gastown walking food tour" Tia’s enthusiasm for Gastown made for an excellent tour! She took us to several awesome restaurants that we had walked right by on previous visits. The fish’n’chips at 131 Water Kitchen and Bar-b-que...

+More

Kai R

2017-11-17 23:29:48

"Vancouver Brewery Tour - Educational and Fun!" I had the pleasure of joining tour guide Brent as he took us on a walk through historical Brewery Creek. The tour, which I was told is new to Taste Vancouver’s roster of tours, was a great...

+More

Linda D

2017-11-06 18:49:13

"Gastown Food and history tour" Brent was an excellent host making sure that we had a variety of tastes and learned some local history along the way. Because of his acting background, his voice was easily heard no matter how much...

+More

Jetergal

2017-10-30 16:27:33

"Gastown tour was fantastic " We had a fantastic time on our Gastown food tour. Excellent food and plenty of history and stories make for a great few hours. Our guide Brent did a great job telling the stories and getting us...

+More

Monica S

2017-10-28 17:15:45

"Great food in Little Italy" Our Little Italy Food tour with Matteo was amazing! The portions were generous and were paced in a way to where it felt like a long leisurely meal. Also the order of each stop was nice in that the...

+More

Rochelle N M

2017-10-28 16:34:29

"#maryjostagetteparty" Awesome awesome awesome experience! Our tour guide Matteo is so compassionate, he gave me new light and respect for the Italian culture!! The food was ace!! Thank you Matteo for a wonderful...

+More

Lea V

2017-09-30 18:55:27

"Great way to see Gastown " Our guide, Brent, was great! Lots of amazing food, interesting information about the area and great company. Definitely recommend this tour!!

+More

XiBit B

2017-09-30 16:27:18

"Taste, ahoy!" I am a foody, so when I was doing my holiday research this looked like it’d be a great thing to do while I was here, and it certainly was. Our guide for the day, Jewel, was very friendly and helped...

+More

marbo05

2017-09-29 12:59:02

"Great tour even for locals!" Four of us went on the Little Italy Food tour. Our group was large (16?) but Brent, our guide, was knowledgeable, friendly, organized, and easily projected his voice so all could hear, so it was no...

+More

Smalls51

2017-09-01 18:57:50

"Gastown Walking Food Tour was a wonderful choice for first timers to Vancouver!" We spent an informative and "delicious" afternoon with our tour guide, Tia ! She was upbeat, enthusiastic, and well informed with city lore and personal testimonies. The food and beverages were...

+More

Mike D

2017-08-31 21:32:01

"Gastown Walking Food Tour- Food was good tour not so much" We should have known when our guide Matheson showed up late for his own tour. He didn't really apologize, he joked that "I wish I could say this is an aberration but it's really a character flaw...

+More

beverlyhorii

2017-08-31 18:16:29

"Eating through Little Italy" We now always try to book a food tour when we're visiting a new city. I find that it's a great activity for both out of town and also natives to that city. Matteo was great at guiding us through...

+More

Sandra C

2017-08-12 10:54:19

"Eating/Learning about Gastown" We received the tour as gift. it was a good way to spend a sunny day and meet new people and learn about Vancouver history. Our guide, Brent, was both knowledgeable and very personable.

+More

726NKG

2017-08-10 20:14:19

"Little Italy Tour was so delicious!!" The Little Italy food tour down Commercial Drive was awesome! Had some of the best pizza and gelato I've ever had. Matteo was a super tour guide, and would highly recommend him for this tour. Can't...

+More

Bottomshelfhockey

2017-08-09 21:31:09

"Interesting tour – 3.25 out of 5 rating" We booked our tour for a Friday and arrived at 1:45 for our 2:00 PM tour start time. The tour started a few minutes late as our tour guide thought there were 2 or 3 more people coming with our...

+More

disco-dale

2017-07-14 12:00:21

"This was a great Gift from Family" It was a great time with tourists and a few locals the food and wine and beer and liquor tastings were wonderful the conversation with new people very interesting, and the lovely walk through Gastown...

+More

globalgirl2017

2017-07-09 09:09:27

"Top venue, Top foods, top chefs!" very well planned, quick, thorough restaurant exposure, sat in back rooms w/great food samplings, each place reserved space just for us, excellent guide-Brent.

+More

Michael M

2017-07-01 17:49:19

"An enthusiastic guide, a disappointing menu" Do not get me wrong, our guide Tia, made every effort to liven up our visit and she was excellent. We took care to arrive with empty belly expectant to take the chops, however, although the mouthfuls...

+More
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Gastown Food Tour
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
( 476 )
3 Hours
16 Persons
English
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Brief

Explore Vancouver’s Oldest Neighborhood!

Rich in history, high in energy and home to an impressive culinary scene, foodies unite on the streets of Gastown. The Gastown Food tour will take you through the cobbled stone streets of Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood while enjoying  This is a tour you don’t want to miss!

Tour Detail

Enjoy local craft beer, first-rate homemade Italian tortellini, and beer-battered fish with hand cut fries, Carolina-style BBQ at its finest, delightfully-stuffed Bao at one of Vancouver’s newest trendsetting fusion restaurants, organic soft ice cream, creamy cheesecake, pure maple syrup treats, and luscious hand-made chocolates! On this 2.5 hour walking food tour, a professional actor full of passion for our city and its food will share fascinating little-known stories about Vancouver and its “Wild West” history that dates back 150 years.

+More
Price Detail

8 food & 1 beverage tasting Tour guide

Tour guide gratuities (10-15%)

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Tour Guide
Reviews

PeteZ488

2019-05-17 08:14:27

"The gastown food tour" A group of us went on this food tour of Gastown. We really enjoyed Tia, our guide, and the places we visited. Ten in all. Some of the most unique and tasty foods I have ever tried. The three hour...

+More

UhmandaHaynur

2019-03-17 19:48:53

"So much fun!" I went on the Gastown tour on Saturday and I had such a great time. I live in Vancouver and didn’t know any of the history of the area. Brent was full of interesting stories and history and I feel...

+More

Millarvilleclarks

2019-02-22 10:08:02

"Good introduction to Gas Town" We enjoyed this walk and sampling tour of Gastown. We made 9 stops for food and drink samples. All were very enjoyable. Our guide Sean was very pleasant and provided good historic background info. to...

+More

kcler

2019-02-12 05:16:00

"GREAT WINTER TOUR" Enjoyed the tour with Jewell, in the little Italy area of Commercial Drive..well planned, With the delicatessen, fantastic sandwich...with hundreds of different cheeses, and mostly from...

+More

fernh34

2019-02-04 13:33:12

"More then we expected!" Wow, 4 friend couples in our group with Brent as our tour guide. We were fed beyond our expectations with Brent who added Commercial Drive/Little Italy tidbits of history along the way. Definitely...

+More

ManjaitD

2019-02-02 10:47:12

"Was at a Management retreat and this Event was great" Sean the guide was knowledgeable and gave us a great food and drink tour. Would recommend to any group wanting to taste different foods in beautiful Vancouver.

+More

Maryann S

2019-01-25 09:42:34

"Taste Vancouver Food Tours" Fantastic tour guide (Brent) had very interesting information about Gastown. We enjoyed the food, the company, and the info. Thanks Taste Vancouver Food Tours! Highly recommend!

+More

Michele H

2018-10-25 13:38:16

"Great Experience" I booked a private tour and they were really accommodating with my needs, and were easy to contact. The tour guides were friendly, organized, and helpful. The tour was great, and the food was even...

+More

Rebecca M

2018-10-15 14:31:37

"Lonsdale Quay Food Tour" Lovely food tour at the Quay with Tia, who was friendly and knowledgeable. Had a great time and would consider booking another tour with Taste Vancouver!

+More

rabbitrjf

2018-09-30 07:16:46

"Gastown food and culture tour" Brent led us on an entertaining and informative tour of Gastown. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the district and the eccentric characters who lived here. Food sampling was varied and...

+More

Alexia G

2018-09-26 22:45:21

"Worth It!" Sean was a great guide and this food tour was amazing! It was our first time taking a food tour and it was completely worth it! Finding a place to eat that shows good local cuisine can be difficult...

+More

Teresa S

2018-09-13 09:25:57

"Gastown Walking Food tour" This is an excellent tour with a very good host (Tia) who was warm, engaging and knowledgable. Don't eat anything before you go - you will be really full by the end! Well worth the time and money...

+More

Chli91

2018-09-10 23:18:27

"Delicious food and good company" Tia did a great job showing us Gastown and telling us a bit of the history. The food was great and was neither too much nor too little.

+More

Joe D

2018-09-07 16:01:39

"Taste of Vancouver Food Tour" Our guide Sean was simply outstanding! 11 food stops and all very good! Our favorite stops were 131 Kitchen and Bar & Peckinpah. We would recommend this tour to others. A great choice!

+More

Brad R

2018-08-25 16:07:13

"Great tour" I am a relatively slow walker and the pace was very comfortable, stairs and wet pavement were no issue. It was a lot more food than expected so go hungry. Our guide, Brent, was pleasant...

+More

Arne F

2018-08-14 17:21:53

"Fantastic" My wife and I had a fantastic time with Tia today. The tour was great and the food was awesome. Tia was very knowledgeable, very funny and a real joy to spend the afternoon with. The restaurants...

+More

Meghan M

2018-08-11 15:49:39

"Little Italy Food Walking Tour" The walking tour was excellent and Jewel was a delight. I also especially enjoyed the panini! This tour was definitely a must to do while visiting Vancouver!

+More

Graeme H

2018-08-03 05:23:57

"Fun and Fabulous " Thoroughly enjoyed our experience with Brad yesterday. Just a small group of 7 - went to places, bars and restaurants, that you wouldn’t even know existed, what a great adventure! Beer, wine...

+More

Eric B

2018-07-21 08:40:25

"Gastown Food Tour - Awesome!" The Gastown food tour was great! This tour offered great tastings and a couple alcohol pairings... and also dessert. Portion sizes were bigger than expected for most stops, definitely worth the...

+More

Robyn B

2018-06-16 18:32:41

"Gastown food tour" We spent the afternoon touring different food establishments while learning about the history of Gastown. Our guide Brent was knowledgeable and very personable. He had interesting facts about the...

+More

TwoOregonTravelers

2018-05-30 12:59:21

"Great way to try restaurants and see the city" We try and go on food tours everywhere we travel. It's a great way to learn interesting info about where you are traveling and try great food. Max, our guide, was very friendly, funny and...

+More

HappyHols320

2018-05-24 19:53:18

"Excellent tour - great food and great host!" We took the Taste Vancouver Gastown food walking tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Tracy was a excellent guide - knowledgeable and entertaining. The tour had a good pace and explored eateries we...

+More

dschwab1962

2018-03-11 07:25:47

"Great variety of foods " Brent did a wonderful job of mixing history and food on our tour. I would definitely recommend the tour.

+More

Tom M

2017-12-30 18:02:56

"Legendary Gastown Food Tour" Max gave a great tour. Food was excellent. Beer was great. Would be nice to have a few more alcoholic drinks included. Overall great experience. I will likely do this as a team building event for my...

+More

548jacobl

2017-11-25 08:37:49

"Gastown walking food tour" Tia’s enthusiasm for Gastown made for an excellent tour! She took us to several awesome restaurants that we had walked right by on previous visits. The fish’n’chips at 131 Water Kitchen and Bar-b-que...

+More

Kai R

2017-11-17 23:29:48

"Vancouver Brewery Tour - Educational and Fun!" I had the pleasure of joining tour guide Brent as he took us on a walk through historical Brewery Creek. The tour, which I was told is new to Taste Vancouver’s roster of tours, was a great...

+More

Linda D

2017-11-06 18:49:13

"Gastown Food and history tour" Brent was an excellent host making sure that we had a variety of tastes and learned some local history along the way. Because of his acting background, his voice was easily heard no matter how much...

+More

Jetergal

2017-10-30 16:27:33

"Gastown tour was fantastic " We had a fantastic time on our Gastown food tour. Excellent food and plenty of history and stories make for a great few hours. Our guide Brent did a great job telling the stories and getting us...

+More

Monica S

2017-10-28 17:15:45

"Great food in Little Italy" Our Little Italy Food tour with Matteo was amazing! The portions were generous and were paced in a way to where it felt like a long leisurely meal. Also the order of each stop was nice in that the...

+More

Rochelle N M

2017-10-28 16:34:29

"#maryjostagetteparty" Awesome awesome awesome experience! Our tour guide Matteo is so compassionate, he gave me new light and respect for the Italian culture!! The food was ace!! Thank you Matteo for a wonderful...

+More

Lea V

2017-09-30 18:55:27

"Great way to see Gastown " Our guide, Brent, was great! Lots of amazing food, interesting information about the area and great company. Definitely recommend this tour!!

+More

XiBit B

2017-09-30 16:27:18

"Taste, ahoy!" I am a foody, so when I was doing my holiday research this looked like it’d be a great thing to do while I was here, and it certainly was. Our guide for the day, Jewel, was very friendly and helped...

+More

marbo05

2017-09-29 12:59:02

"Great tour even for locals!" Four of us went on the Little Italy Food tour. Our group was large (16?) but Brent, our guide, was knowledgeable, friendly, organized, and easily projected his voice so all could hear, so it was no...

+More

Smalls51

2017-09-01 18:57:50

"Gastown Walking Food Tour was a wonderful choice for first timers to Vancouver!" We spent an informative and "delicious" afternoon with our tour guide, Tia ! She was upbeat, enthusiastic, and well informed with city lore and personal testimonies. The food and beverages were...

+More

Mike D

2017-08-31 21:32:01

"Gastown Walking Food Tour- Food was good tour not so much" We should have known when our guide Matheson showed up late for his own tour. He didn't really apologize, he joked that "I wish I could say this is an aberration but it's really a character flaw...

+More

beverlyhorii

2017-08-31 18:16:29

"Eating through Little Italy" We now always try to book a food tour when we're visiting a new city. I find that it's a great activity for both out of town and also natives to that city. Matteo was great at guiding us through...

+More

Sandra C

2017-08-12 10:54:19

"Eating/Learning about Gastown" We received the tour as gift. it was a good way to spend a sunny day and meet new people and learn about Vancouver history. Our guide, Brent, was both knowledgeable and very personable.

+More

726NKG

2017-08-10 20:14:19

"Little Italy Tour was so delicious!!" The Little Italy food tour down Commercial Drive was awesome! Had some of the best pizza and gelato I've ever had. Matteo was a super tour guide, and would highly recommend him for this tour. Can't...

+More

Bottomshelfhockey

2017-08-09 21:31:09

"Interesting tour – 3.25 out of 5 rating" We booked our tour for a Friday and arrived at 1:45 for our 2:00 PM tour start time. The tour started a few minutes late as our tour guide thought there were 2 or 3 more people coming with our...

+More

disco-dale

2017-07-14 12:00:21

"This was a great Gift from Family" It was a great time with tourists and a few locals the food and wine and beer and liquor tastings were wonderful the conversation with new people very interesting, and the lovely walk through Gastown...

+More

globalgirl2017

2017-07-09 09:09:27

"Top venue, Top foods, top chefs!" very well planned, quick, thorough restaurant exposure, sat in back rooms w/great food samplings, each place reserved space just for us, excellent guide-Brent.

+More

Michael M

2017-07-01 17:49:19

"An enthusiastic guide, a disappointing menu" Do not get me wrong, our guide Tia, made every effort to liven up our visit and she was excellent. We took care to arrive with empty belly expectant to take the chops, however, although the mouthfuls...

+More
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