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Vancouver Gastown Food Tour

Excursion Overview

An immersive introduction to Vancouver's food scene!

Rich in history and high in energy, come explore Vancouver's oldest neighborhood. A professionally guided walking tour to check out the impressive culinary scene of historic Gastown. Leisurely stroll the cobble-stoned streets on your way to seven local stops for delicious eats and beverages.

Enjoy local craft beer, Japanese Karage Chicken, freshly made Sicilian Tortellini with local wine, vegan sweet & chili cauliflower, traditional Canadian poutine, decadent waffles, and smooth organic ice cream. A foodie's paradise for three hours of filling fun.

Your local guide narrates and shares fascinating and funny, little-known stories about Vancouver and its "Wild West" history. This tour is an excellent introduction to the area's culinary gems so you might return for breakfast, lunch, or dinner during your stay.

Things You Need to Know


  • 7 stops throughout the charming, historic district of Gastown
  • 6 delicious tastings including 2 desserts. (Food tasting options may vary)
  • 3 alcoholic beverages (non-alcoholic options available)
  • Engaging, storytelling tour guide


  • A minimum of 4 guests is required to operate this tour. If the tour minimum is not met, guests may be asked to move to a different tour time or the group will be cancelled and refunded accordingly.
  • Guests must be comfortable walking for approximately 3 hours. The pace is casual and the tour runs 5-6 city blocks. Three stops include stairs and only one has an elevator. Five of the stops are sit down and 2 stops are standing only.
  • The Gastown district has narrow sidewalks, uneven cobblestone streets, and several stops with staircases to navigate.

Duration: 3 hours (Roundtrip from Waterfront Station.)

  • 3 hours - walking tour of Gastown covering 5-6 city blocks at a casual stroll with 7 stops (5 of the stops are sit-down)

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets at Waterfront Station, 2 blocks from the cruise ship terminal. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • Due to narrow sidewalks, uneven cobblestone streets, and certain staircases used to enter food partner establishments; this tour is not wheelchair or limited mobility accessible at this time.

Refund Policy:

  • You may cancel for any reason up to seven (7) days prior to the date of the tour for a full refund.
  • Please see our Refund Policy Page for complete details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Any special requests must be made in advance. Our local tour provider cannot take responsibility for any allergic reactions. Note that the substitute tastings may not be up to par with the original tastings. This tour is not recommended for anyone with severe nut allergies or other severe dietary restrictions.

Yes, 3 alcoholic drink tastings are included. Non-alcoholic options are available. 
Alcohol can only be served to guests over 19 years of age (As per BC Liquor Law). Tour guides reserve the right to ask for 2 pieces of ID.

A maximum of 16 guests per tour can be accommodated. A minimum of 4 guests is required to operate this tour. If the tour minimum is not met, guests may be asked to move to a different tour time or the group will be cancelled and refunded accordingly.

No. Tour guides do appreciate gratuities. Your guides are enthusiastic and love to entertain and work hard to ensure you have an amazing experience. A standard gratuity for a professional tour guide in Vancouver is 15-20%.

This tour operates rain or shine. Vancouver tends to get a lot of rain October-April. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather on the day of your tour.

Yes, this tour is currently only offered in English.

Children are welcome on this tour. Please bear in mind that some children may struggle to stay focused for the duration of a 3-hour tour. Tours are typically quite structured and focused, meaning they may not be appropriate for all children. Please assess each situation individually. Strollers are not recommended due to the many narrow sidewalks, uneven cobblestone streets, staircases, and smaller venues. Children under 3 years old are free of charge.

Due to the health regulations that govern the various food establishments visited; pets of any kind are not allowed on this tour. Only authorized guide dogs are welcome.


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