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Off The Eaten Track

Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 2A1, Canada
+1 778-918-4584
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Vancouver Railtown District Food Tour
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Off The Eaten Track is a culinary walking tour company that provides unique, local, and fun tours. Our goal is to take guests off the tourist path and in to local and tasty neighbourhoods. We aim to showcase the best regional foods and to promote Canadian culture, history, and heritage. Not only do our tours showcase great food & beverages, but we also promote local small businesses and provide interesting commentary including history, architecture, stories and more.
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“brunch tour” (13 reviews)
“food tour” (13 reviews)
“culinary tour” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 2A1, Canada
South Granville
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

It was really an interesting visit with a good mix of history and foody reference. I highly recommend.

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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2017

Hello Bruno G, Thanks for the feedback! It was a pleasure having you on the Railtown Urban Eats Tour, hope to see you on another tour sometime! Bonnie

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

This was my second tour with Off The Eaten Track. Julie was a great tour guide and offered insights about the Railtown neighborhood beyond the excellent eats that we experienced. The food selections were great, as expected. Highly recommend any tour with this company, including...More

Thank Ryan M
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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Hello Ryan M, Thank you for the review, we really appreciate the feedback. So glad you enjoyed our Railtown Urban Eats Tour and the guiding services of Julie. We are really proud of this tour and love showing off the incredible history and food of...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

I did the Gourmet Ice Cream tour as a team builder for my office and it was a great experience! Our tour guide was Julie and she was excellent! Funny, knowledgable, shared some tidbits I had no idea about! The ice cream was incredible and...More

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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Hello rushtons1, Thank you for your review of our Gourmet Ice Cream and Pizza Tour. This is a great tour for a team-building exercise and I'm so glad your office staff had a fun time. We tried to find stops that were hidden gems and...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Just recently, I went on the Craft Beer & Culinary Tour and the Historic Downtown Food Tour with our tour guide, Mary-Lou. Mary-Lou is an awesome tour guide who is very friendly and has lots of knowledge about the different parts of Victoria and its...More

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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Hello Shevaughan1, So nice to see you again, it is always a pleasure having you on our tours! So glad you enjoyed our Victoria tours and the guiding services of MaryLou. All the best and look forward to seeing you again in the future! Bonnie

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We did participate the Gourmet Ice Cream Tour and it was very good. It is nice to see that there are these more focused food tours also. The ice creams in this tour were amazing and it was nice to taste also some ice creams...More

Thank Jani82
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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Hello Jani82, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the feedback. So glad you enjoyed the Gourmet Ice Cream Tour. We will be changing the tour for 2018 and we are adding pizza! So there will now be three ice cream stops and 2...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

we went to 5 different places where we sampled food (4) and wine/beer (1). It was very interesting to get to know the neighbourhood of Powell street/ Railtown and see how it is developing. We'll be back!More

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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Hello alex n, Thank you for the review, we love getting feedback from our guests. So glad you enjoyed the Railtown Urban Eats Tour. Yes, this is definitely a neighbourhood that is changing, I think it is what Gastown was 15 years ago. We are...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

I was expecting this tour to be fun, since it's about food after all, but I was surprised how much I learned as well. Julie must be the World's Best Guide - she is adorable and so full of information. My friend and I enjoyed...More

Thank Katharine W
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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hello Katherine W, Thank you for the review of our Railtown Urban Eats Tour, we appreciate the feedback. So glad you ejoyed the guiding services of Julie, we are lucky to have her! And like all of our tours, they are much more than just...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

We come to Vancouver several times a year and were looking for a food tour in a neighborhood we had not yet explored. This was an excellent introduction to Railtown and included 5 very nice stops that we would never have found on our own....More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Did the Canada 150 Food Tour in Victoria with Bonnie this past weekend. It was fabulous. Great information, interesting stops, and great host. The food samples were generous (not large, but good size sample to get a good taste). The history of Victoria and the...More

Thank AJ M
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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Hello AJ M, Thank you for the review, we really appreciate the feedback. So glad you enjoyed the Eat Like a Canadian tour in Victoria, BC. This is our newest food tour and on it we try all Canadian dishes! So glad you enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Excellent tour of East Village and some of the stories around the neighborhood. We visited 5 different spots with eats or drinks at all. Fun way to get to know a neighbourhood that we probably wouldn't think of eating at. Kate, our guide was very...More

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Eaten T, Owner at Off The Eaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Hello Jcanucker, Thank you for the review, we appreciate the feedback. So glad you enjoyed the Vancouver's Best Brunch tour with our wonderful guide Kate. We love the East Village and think it's a great foodie neighbourhood that a lot of locals and tourists don't...More

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Sarah E
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Hi Sarah, We are the owners of this company so we have done all of the tours! Did you want a recommendation or have some questions in regards to the tours? You can always reach us directly at our email address which can be... More
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The tour starts at the Amtrak station where the tour guide picks up everyone to travel by van to the start of the walking tour. The Pan Pacific Hotel and others are near the Amtrak Station. We stayed at a hotel on Robson... More
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