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Food Walking Tour of Granville Island Public Market provided by A Wok Around Chinatown

Food Walking Tour of Granville Island Public Market

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Overview
Get a taste of colorful Granville Island Public Market while you sample your way through the stalls with your own personal chef/guide. Join a small group for a walking and tasting tour of the best of what the oceanside market has to offer, and learn why Granville Island Public Market is regarded as one of Vancouver’s culinary treasures.  
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You'll start at
Eastbound W 2nd Ave @ Anderson St
Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2, CanadaThe Starting Point is at the intersection of 1505 West 2nd Avenue & Anderson Street (Entrance into Granville Island). The Guide will be the side of the intersection where a Map Post & Blue Bike Stand is located (across the street from the "Hop-On Hop-Off" bus stop & Starbuck's Coffee
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    Granville Island Public Market
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Our experienced culinary guides will wind you through the Market to sample cheeses, olives,seafood, charcuterie meats, chocolates, chai latte and other delectables from the vast array of Food Vendors along with the Artisan & Craft area on the Island!
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You'll end at
Railspur Alley
Railspur Alley, Vancouver, BC V6H, CanadaThe Railspur Alley area on Granville Island features artisan craft stores
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Highlights
  • Small groups of no more than 10 keep the tour personal and uncrowded
  • Sample Canadian delights and locally produced artisanal treats
  • Learn about the attractions and specialty shops that surround the market
  • Get introduced to new foods and flavors by a trained chef
What to Expect
Bring your appetite and sense of culinary curiosity for this 2-hour walking tour of Granville Island Public Market. Meet your guide (a chef with insider knowledge of the market and its food) outside before heading in for a morning or afternoon of delicious discovery. The market is open to the public, but this tour with an industry insider helps you explore the little things that are easy to overlook but make your visit memorable. All the food samples and nonalcoholic drinks are included in the price of the tour. You’ll go home full of knowledge and maple-cured salmon, fresh ciabatta, local charcuterie, artisan chocolates, and many more treats from the bustling Vancouver landmark.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Eastbound W 2nd Ave @ Anderson St, Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2, Canada
Duration
2h
Return Details
Railspur Alley, Vancouver, BC V6H, Canada
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Granville Island Public Market
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if assistance is required
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or full refund will be offered
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennie Monster wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom77 contributions18 helpful votes
Robert who guides the tours is such a knowledgeable and lovely person. We seemed to have him all to ourselves on our trip. His amazingly kind and welcoming, with tons of knowledge about the food, area and history. We enjoyed every single food sample that we were introduced to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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allymacd0nald wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had an amazing time with Robert on this tour. We were so impressed by everything we learned, from food origins to different pairings, as well as all of the delicious local foods we got to try. Robert was so knowledgeable and kind, and the touring style was very
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sarah D wrote a review Dec 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Our family of 5 had an awesome experience as Robert lead us around the market and provided not only the knowledge of the food and vendors but the history of the area as well. It felt very personable and we enjoyed so many samples. Even though there were some different
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from RWS1111075, Owner at Food Walking Tour of Granville Island Public Market
Responded 12 Jan 2020
Thank you for the kind words. I enjoyed meeting you and your Family! Best wishes for a Happy New Year!!
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Marcus B wrote a review Oct 2019
Gold Coast, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
After a slight delay in the start of our tour, we met Robert who immediately began by asking us about our backgrounds. Then we went into the market and sampled some of the shops and stalls that were in the market. All in all, we were surprised at the diversity of the food
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Kent Y wrote a review Sep 2019
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We enjoyed our Granville Island tour with Robert. He was knowledgeable, pleasant and personable. Vancouver, BC has so many exciting places to visit!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from RWS1111075, Owner at Food Walking Tour of Granville Island Public Market
Responded 3 Oct 2019
Thank you for your kind words. Food plays an important part in my life....Sharing it with you is icing on the cake!!! Hope you had a good trip!! Please come back to Vancouver!!!!
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KilaTour
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An incredible experience!
We had such an incredible experience with Robert on this walk around Chinatown! We were so excited to find that Rob
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joyew345
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If you love food, you'll love this tour!!
If you love food, you'll love this tour!! Robert will take you on fully immersive tour through Chinese history in V
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nathdang
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A fantastic tour full of culture!
Robert and Winnie provided my wife and I a fabulous tour of Chinatown. They explained the history and cultural sign
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mljd4
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For foodie and history buff
Not only food. Not only history. You’ll learn a lot from a former chef Robert who shares insights of his own ethnic
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jacook2019
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Food & Culture come alive with Bob's wok of Vancouver's China Town!
Bob Sung generously shares his knowledge of Chinese-Canadian culture, traditions, and the history of the grocery an
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Trishmpdx
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Fabulous Tour
My son and I met Bob for this amazing tour! His insight, humor, and kindness are unparalleled. We learned the beaut
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Karen R
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Fabulous Tour With Robert
We loved this walking, educational tour of Chinatown Vancouver. Robert was an excellent tour guide. We learned and
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KarenandBarry34
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A richly rewarding cultural experience in Chinatown
So much more than your typical food tour! Robert started us off at the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden, explaining
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Maria R
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Excellent tour by a knowledgeable, intelligent guide
Robert is a subject matter expert in Chinese culture and food in Vancouver. Robert is a great teacher, so we learne
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heike_weltweit
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Walking talking eating with Robert - a wonderful experience!
Robert took me on very special and individual tour through Chinatown Vancouver. I had great fun and learned so much
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moldymel
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Amazing Immersion in Culture & Food
Robert is amazing as he has a personalized approach and fosters a dialogue between himself and his guests. It is a
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Go827764
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Unparalleled fun and professionalism
If you visit Vancouver and leave without doing “Wok Around Chinatown,” you’ve missed the tour and the education of
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econoclast
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Best food tour we have ever been!
We like to go on food tours on all of our vacations. A Wok Around Chinatown was extraordinary. Our tour guide is a
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Vancouver Chinatown food tour
My husband and I always book a food tour when visiting a new city. Today’s tour was our favorite ever because Rober
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Wok around Chinatown.
Robert was wonderful. The tour of the Chinese Garden was amazing. We were totally immersed in the Chinese culture.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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