Vancouver Food Tour

Gastown Tasting Tour | Modern Chinatown Tasting Tour | Gastown Craft Beer ‘n Bites Tour | Your Vancouver Brewery Tour at Molson Coors

Tuesday to Saturday – $105

Gastown Tasting Tour - Vancouver Food Tour This is not your average small-bites, sampling tour. Think of it as a progressive dinner where guests dine their way through the historic Gastown district, Vancouver’s most vibrant restaurant scene and Canada’s cocktail capitol. Expect award- winning restaurants, inventive dishes, eccentric personalities, and inspiring decor.

We begin our adventure at a stylish brew pub for a local beer tasting with food pairing. Craft beer is not only a trend, it’s a passion for many, including our well-versed guides. We compliment the 3 craft beers with signature appetizers to showcase Westcoast flavours.

The next stop is a lavish craft cocktail bar with old-world charms. Decked out in vests and ties, the expert barkeeps shake up classic cocktails while imparting knowledge on the art of imbibing. Time-honoured canapés are served, each with a story of its own.

Next, take a stroll in the neighbourhood and become acquainted with the hottest restaurants and historical landmarks. Along the way, learn about the quarter’s legends and secrets.

Follow your guide into an inconspicuous, pebble stone back alley where a hidden gem is tucked away from everyday tourists. Gastown Tasting Tour - Vancouver Food Tour There, guests will enjoy 3 BC wines alongside local farm charcuterie and cheeses from an ever-changing chalkboard menu. Nearby BC farms produce award-winning meat and cheese products that cannot be missed.

Then hop a few steps over to a modern, upscale Chinese dining lounge that embodies the area’s cultural history. Entice your taste buds with innovative classics that push the envelope. We pair an Asian-inspired cocktail with the intricate plates for a truly unique experience.

 

Tour Includes:

  • Food: 4 delectable courses for a full dining experience
  • Drink pairings: 1 craft beer tasting (3 beers), 1 full wine tasting (3 wines) and 2 cocktail tastings
    • Non-alcoholic alternatives are available
  • Fun and informative guided walking tour
    • Gratuities to your guide are highly appreciated

Time: Tuesday and Wednesday at 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Thursday to Saturday at 4:00 – 7:00 pm.

Price: $105 CDN per person + GST

  • $3 ticketing fee added upon check-out

Minimum capacity: 4 guests (guests will be notified 24 hours before tour if minimum not met)

Maximum capacity: 12 guests for public tours. Private tours can accommodate more.

Meeting and Ending Spot: Inside Waterfront Station at 601 West Cordova Street at the public meeting area between Small Business BC and Starbucks. [VIEW MAP]

Please note: the itinerary is subject to change, based on the restaurants’ availability.

 

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Guests must be 19 years or older (BC’s legal drinking age). Exceptions are granted on a case-to-case basis. Please contact us.

For private or large group tours (e.g. stagettes, company or corporate parties, spousal tours), please contact us directly. We are happy to host your special event and will customize it according to your preferences and budget. We look forward to hearing from you.  18% gratuities is added upon registration for parties of 6 or more.

Group rates for public tours: 10% off for 8 guests or more

Private group tour rates are determined on a case-to-case basis.

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Available on Thursdays

[ or by request ]

Discover an unexpected side of Vancouver’s vibrant Chinatown. A modern restaurant and bar scene that pushes cultural envelopes crouches inside. Dine and drink through inspired, contemporary establishments that’s immersed in the traditional backdrop. This culinary tour marries innovation and history in sweet harmony.

Modern Chinatown Tasting Tour by Vancouver Food TourGuests meet in front of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden for an introduction to Chinatown’s historical and present-day significance in Vancouver’s multicultural fabric. The guide will also frame the neighbourhood’s evolution into perspective.

The group will stroll over to a local purveyor of rhythm and spice where they will sample uplifting Caribbean specialties, paired with a hand-crafted rum cocktail. This hoppin’ joint brings the West Indies to the West Coast experience.

Our next stop is at the historic Panda Building where guests will indulge in Vancouver’s finest currywurst. This cozy sausage & beer parlour, inspired by the famed German street food, serves up artisanal sausage and freshly baked pretzels with housemade condiments. A sample of local craft brew makes the perfect compliment.

Slip into a sexy boutique bar & restaurant, starring multi-award winning bartenders. Enjoy samples of three signature dishes made lovingly with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients in this playful atmosphere. The tasters are paired with a reinterpreted classic cocktail or famed BC wine.

Complete your evening at a regal bar with a splash of old-time glam. Hidden behind an unassuming door, this second floor brasserie will surprise guests as they enjoy a delightful sparkling cocktail paired with a trio of sweets.

 

The tour includes:

  • Food: 4 delectable courses for a full dining experience
  • Drink pairings at each location
    • Non-alcoholic alternatives are available
  • Fun and informative guided walking tour
    • Gratuities to your guide are highly appreciated

Time: Thursdays from 4:15 – 7:00 PM [ or available by request ]

Price: $105 CDN per person + GST

  • $3 ticketing fee added upon check-out

Minimum capacity: 4 guests (guests will be notified 24 hours before tour if minimum not met)

Maximum capacity: 12 guests for public tours. Private tours can accommodate more.

Meeting spot: Entrance of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden at 578 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC. [VIEW MAP]

How to get here: Metered parking is available in the neighborhood or at the Chinatown Plaza Parkade at 180 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC [VIEW MAP]

The meeting spot is a short 7 minute walk from the Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station [VIEW MAP]

Please note: the itinerary is subject to change, based on the restaurants’ availability.

 

Register Now

 

Guests must be 19 years or older (BC’s legal drinking age). Exceptions are granted on a case-to-case basis. Please contact us.

For private or large group tours (e.g. stagettes, company or corporate parties, spousal tours), please contact us directly. We are happy to host your special event and will customize it according to your preferences and budget. We look forward to hearing from you. 18% gratuities is added upon registration for parties of 6 or more.

Group rates for public tours: 10% off for 8 guests or more

Private group tour rates are determined on a case-to-case basis.

 
 

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Gastown Craft Beer ‘n Bites Tour

Monday to Sunday – $75

This tour will be available by request only from December 21st, 2013 – March 1st, 2014. Please click here to contact us for a private tour.

Vancouver Food Tour Gastown Craft Beer 'n Bites TourBy no means a pub crawl, explore Gastown’s exciting craft beer scene on Vancouver Food Tour’s beer-centric culinary tour.

With a passionate beer educator as your guide, curious beer lovers and serious beer enthusiasts alike will discover, enjoy and discuss craft brews alongside a variety of food pairings.

Each destination features unique aspects of beer such as: beer history and brewing process, modern gastropub snacks, how to pair beer and food, North West style beers, International selections, and more.

There could be no more appropriate setting in Vancouver for such a tour than historic Gastown. Founded in 1867 by a saloon-keeper, it is the city’s oldest neighborhood, and its cobblestone streets, vintage architecture and antique streetlights give the district an atmosphere full of character.

Hop on board and meet fellow beer devotees as we taste, sip, and bite through historic Gastown.

 

Vancouver Food Tour Craft Beer Tour in Gastown - Taste Vancouver, BC and International Beers with Food Pairing


Tour Includes:

  • Beer tastings at each of the 3 destinations (3 beer flights)
  • Delectable, hand-selected food pairings
  • Informative and interactive guided walking tour
  • Gratuities to your guide are highly appreciated

Time: Weekdays at 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Friday and Saturday at 4:00 – 7:00 pm.

Price: $75 CDN per person + GST

  • $3 ticketing fee added upon check-out

Minimum capacity: 4 guests (guests will be notified 24 hours before tour if minimum not met) Maximum capacity: 12 guests on public tours. Private tours can accommodate more.

Meeting and Ending Spot: Inside Waterfront Station at 601 West Cordova Street at the public meeting area between Small Business BC and Starbucks. [VIEW MAP]

 

Register Now

 

Guests must be 19 years or older (BC’s legal drinking age)

For private or large group tours (e.g. stagettes, company or corporate parties, spousal tours), please contact us directly. We are happy to host your special event and will customize it according to your preferences and budget. We look forward to hearing from you.  18% gratuities is added upon registration for parties of 6 or more.

Group rates for public tours: 10% off for 8 guests or more

Private group tour rates are determined on a case-to-case basis.

 

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Tuesdays and Thursdays – $20

Ever wondered what really goes on inside that mysterious building located at the base of the Burrard Street bridge? Now it’s your chance to join Vancouver Food Tour and Molson Coors Canada and explore Western Canada’s largest and most recognized brewery.

Vancouver Food Tour Presents Your Vancouver Brewery Experience at Molson Coors. More than a brewery tour.

Your Vancouver Brewery Experience: more than just a brewery tour

The Molson Coors brewery will open its doors to the public for the first time since it was built in 1953. Whether you’re a visitor, a curious local, or simply a beer enthusiast, join us behind the scenes to get a look at this iconic Vancouver landmark.

Vancouver Food Tour Presents Your Vancouver Brewery Experience at Molson Coors. Brew house and John Molson Academy

Molson Coor’s brew house and the John Molson Academy

Besides learning how your favourite beers are made, Your Vancouver Brewery Experience includes:

  • An informative, interactive guided tour of the Molson Coors brewery, including:
    • Exploring the history of John Molson and the birth of a Canadian beer legend
    • Seeing the community connection and social initiatives
    • Learning the science behind beer making
    • Discovering local beer making ingredients
    • Visiting the can filling and brewhouse operations
  • A visit to the John Molson Academy
    • Learning just how to pour the perfect pint
    • Getting a lesson in beer tasting
    • Sampling the beers made on site

Your Vancouver Brewery Experience at Molson Coors | Things to do in Vancouver by Vancouver Food Tour

Tickets must be purchased before the tour. Sorry, we do not accept walk-ins.

DETAILS

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.

  • Registration closes at 10 AM on the morning of the tour

Price: $20 CDN per person + GST

  • $2 ticketing fee added upon check-out

Minimum capacity: 3 guests (guests will be notified by 10 AM before the tour if the minimum is not met)

Maximum capacity: 12 guests

Meeting and Ending Spot: 1500 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC. Please enter through the parking lot on W 1st Ave. [VIEW MAP]

  • Parking is available.

Group rates for public tours: 10% off for 8 guests or more

For private or large group tours (e.g. bachelor and bachelorette parties, company or corporate parties, spousal tours), please contact us directly. We are happy to host your special event. We look forward to hearing from you.  18% gratuities is added upon registration for parties of 6 or more.

Register Now

ARRIVAL

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour. Your tour will begin promptly at the time listed above.

If you anticipate that you may arrive late, need to cancel, or have a change in the number of reserved spaces, please call Carlos at 604-765-8360. Unused tickets are transferable but non-refundable.

Note: If a tour is cancelled due to the brewery’s operational hitch, you will be notified as soon as possible and your ticket is transferable or refundable.

 

DRESS CODE/SAFETY

This is a working brewery so guests must comply with dress code or will be turned away*

For your safety and per our safety guidelines, there are special shoe and clothing requirements that must be adhered to and may include the wearing of; Safety Glasses, Ear Protection and a High Visibility Vest. All visitors on the tour must comply with the following policies:

Required:

  • Long pants
  • Short or long sleeve shirt
  • Hard soled , closed toe shoes (no skin, socks or hosiery may be exposed)
  • Minimum Age Requirement 19 to tour or sample. Must have valid picture ID
  • Please tie back long hair

Not Permitted:

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Open toed shoes, sandals, or high heels
  • Anyone under 19 or guests without valid picture ID
  • No jewelry please. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Rings, watches, necklaces, earrings, studs, facial piercings. Please be prepared to secure or remove.
  • Bags, purses, or back packs

* Guests turned away due to dress code issues may return on another date to attend the tour. Sorry, tickets are non-refundable.

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