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A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

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A Taste of Victoria Food Tours is a 2 hour guided historic walking and food tour through Chinatown, Old Town and the Inner Harbour of beautiful Victoria, B.C., Canada. Along the route guests will take part in 6-8 food tastings, while learning the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1701 Douglas Street | Victoria Public Market, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 0C1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great host and guide Andy is. I cannot suggest taking this awesome tour highly enough. Make this the first tour that you take so that you can get the lay of the land as well as history and places to visit after the...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Do this! You will not regret it. My husband and I will return just to go and do this again! This food tour made our entire trip!! The guide is a local and knows everything! Gets you in the best restaurants to try all the...More

Thank nswagner11
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, What an awesome and enthusiastic review! Thank you! I am so glad to hear that it made your entire trip. I had a lot of fun with you guys on tour and I am happy to hear that you are thinking of returning. If...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I met up with Andy and 4 others at the market. We spent two hours going to about 8 different locations while getting lots of great info about the area. Dishes were very delicious and Andy and the restaurants were nice enough to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nelson W
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Folks, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. I had a lot of fun with your group and was happy to show you my local favourites. The vegetarian options are great at my vendors, as they are all proud to defend all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

With Victoria's increasingly eclectic selection of victuals, there is something to suit virtually everyone's taste buds. From dimsum in China Town, to Sunday brunch at an ocean-front establishment, to afternoon tea at the Empress Hotel; plain meat and potatoes; a variety of European cuisines; fresh...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for the review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the variety of tastes in the city. There certainly is a great variety and a very competitive food scene. After all, we do have more restaurants per capita than anywhere in Canada...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I rarely write reviews. If we're being honest most people only right them if something went really well or really bad. Has to make an impact for us to take the time to write about it. Well, I'm falling into that norm and writing a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jacqueline, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback. I had a lot of fun showing you and your mother around my neighbourhood and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tastings and history of the city. I look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful Food Trip with the delightful And. We tasted everything from Donairs (which was a 1st time tasting) to Perogies (which being from Manitoba, was not our 1st tasting). Every Tasting Stop was hosted by either Owner or knowledgeable Employee and they...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank scarlet177
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for the positive feedback and review! I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed the tastings and meeting the friendly vendors. It was great to run into you guys the next day and see you enjoying so many of the stops...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Andy is very passionate & knowledgable with both the history & the food places to visit in Victoria. His enthusiasm for life & travel oozes throughout the whole tour. He has a great rapport with his vendors too. Laughing & story telling in his unique...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the kind review and positive feedback. I am glad that my enthusiasm for the city and the food scene here came through. I hope you had a chance to return to visit some of the passionate vendors along the route and...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

It was quite nice I really enjoyed the different types of food we had. The man that was the tour guide was very very nice and very welcoming and out going. However, because we only had two hours and we had like nine places to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nathan P
Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Hello Nathan, Thanks for the feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the food we tasted. I'm sorry to hear that you felt rushed at the one stop. It was a tricky tour as some of the guests had a...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018

Been going to Victoria for 12 years and didnt have a clue as to the history or local great eats until this terrific tour. Wonderful guide.More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Hello, Thank you for the wonderful review and kind words. It was great to have you on tour and show you a few new spots in a city that you are so familiar with. I look forward to seeing you back in town on your...More

Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did this tour with Andy today and loved it! He is so knowledgeable about all the places we visited and he presented all the information in a very charasmatic and fun way! Every place we visited had really great food, and...More

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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Hello Meg, Thank you for the wonderful review and feedback! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much. I'm glad that you appreciated the variety of tastings and stories along the route. I hope that the rest of your time...More

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Nisha B
21 January 2019|
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Response from Atasteofvictoria | Property representative |
We can certainly accommodate vegetarian options on the tour.
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dmwalker222
18 November 2018|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
I would think one week would be fine, but maybe the vendor, Viator, and Eric the actual guide would like another week.
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sandovalsamuel55
18 July 2018|
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Response from Atasteofvictoria | Property representative |
Hello, The price of the tour on Trip Advisor, or our website, includes the price of all of the food tastings. Cheers, Andy
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