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Vancouver: 2.5 hour Gastown Walking Food Tour

Product ID: 31878
Tantalize your taste buds as you enjoy a 2.5-hour walking food tour of Vancouver's historic Gastown. Enjoy this culturally rich area while you are taken to 9 eateries to enjoy some delicious food.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Sample mouth-watering cuisine in Vancouver's oldest neighbourhood
  • Visit 9 unique restaurants and shops
  • Learn about Gastown's colourful history
Full description
The Gastown Food Tour will take you through the cobbled streets of Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood while enjoying local craft beer, delicious cheese & prosciutto with flavourful local wine, Japanese kar-age style chicken, freshly made Sicilian tortellini, beer-battered fish with handcut chips, Carolina-style BBQ organic ice cream, creamy cheesecake, and luscious handmade chocolates.

On this 2.5-hour walking food tour, a professional actor full of passion for the city and its food will share fascinating little-known stories about Vancouver and its “Wild West” history that dates back 150 years. This is a tour you don’t want to miss!
  • Tour guide
  • 9 food and 2 beverage tastings
What’s Not Included
  • Tour guide gratuties (15-20% recommended)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at 13:45 at Starbucks inside Waterfront Station, 601 West Cordova Street

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
Special dietary requests can be accommodated on this tour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 64 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Not only do you get to eat some great food and try great local beer and wine in some excellent establishments but you also get to learn a whole lot about the history of Vancouver. Tour guide Brent was excellent with his knowledge of the food, and history he also explained everything so well and is an excellent story teller. Highly recommended!! Word of warning don’t eat before this tour and if your planning dinner after it plan it to be a later dinner. I was full as a boot by the end!

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October 9, 2019

Delicious, Fun and All the Best Foods!

How do you satisfy parents and teens? Sign up for this fun food tour! Our guide Liam was fun and pleasant as he took us to 9 different eateries all within a 10 minute walk of the starting point. Food and drink was varied. We all wished we had done it on our first night in Vancouver so that we could return to several of the restaurants. We especially liked the Bao sandwiches. Learning about the local history was an added bonus. The food was plentiful and varied. There was no part of the tour we did not like!

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July 30, 2019

Our tour with Brent Hirose was great. My sister and I had come up to Vancouver for a day trip and found this option on the Get Your Guide website. We both love food and the weather was supposed to be nice, so we thought we'd give it a try. It was awesome. Brent led us through the Gastown district at an easy pace and the dishes were always ready for us when we arrived. The different samplings were delicious, requiring little to no bravery to try them. We learned about Vancouver's history in general and the Gastown district's in particular. My sister said it was one of the most fun experiences she's ever had while traveling. I won't hesitate to try another walking food tour again!

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October 14, 2018

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Taste Vancouver Food Tours

Product ID: 31878