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US$ 72.40
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The Legendary Gastown Food tour takes you through the cobbled stone streets of Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood. Enjoy local craft beer, delicious cheese & prosciutto with flavourful local wine, Japanese kar-age style chicken, freshly made Sicilian Tortellini, battered fish with hand cut fries, tasty Carolina-style pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, organic smooth soft ice cream, creamy awarding winning cheesecake, and delicious hand-made chocolates! On this 2.5 hour walking food tour, a professional improv comedy actors full of passion for the city and its food will share the fascinating and funny little-known stories about Vancouver and its “Wild West” history that dates back 150 years. Learn about Gassy Jack, Gastown’s notorious founder and the stories that him famous and put Vancouver on the map.
  • Gastown food walking tour led by improv comedian
  • See Gastown landmarks and cobblestone streets
  • Experience local flavors with included tastings and drinks 
  • Get discount coupons to use while visiting Vancouver
What to Expect
Meet an improv comedian guide in the historic district of Gastown, then set out on foot as you hear some little-known stories about the neighborhood. Check out the Gastown Steam Clock—it really does run on steam power—as well as the ‘World’s Oldest Trading Company,’ and other local landmarks. The tasting menu varies to keep the experience fresh and fun, but favorites include local craft beer, organic ice cream, pulled-pork sandwiches, treats made with Canadian maple syrup, and a cheese cake that’s been voted the best in the city. Throughout the tour, your guide will keep up an energetic dialogue about Gastown, Vancouver, and local food. Your walking tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Waterfront Station, 601 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6C 3N3, Canada
Departure Time
2:00 PM
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 8 Food tasting & 2 alcoholic tastings (non alcoholic options available)
  • Professional guide
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Tour guide Gratuities (15-20% recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 19 years. Non alcoholic options available.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if minimum numbers of tour guests are not met. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund.
  • Special dietary requests can be accommodated with advanced notice.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 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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Not only do you get to eat some great food and try great local beer and wine in some excellent establishments but you also get to learn a whole lot about the history of Vancouver. Tour guide Brent was excellent with his knowledge of the food, and history he also explained
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Great selection of food on the walk through Gas Town. Our guide was fantastic giving the history of Gas Town and how each of the eateries, cafes, retraunts came about.
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Response from MariaB3237, Manager at Gastown Walking Food Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you! So great to hear you had a good time on the tour! We hope to see yo soon again on any of our other tours.
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Terrific restaurant choices, fantastic and hearty samples, and wonderful history and background about the city. Liam, our tour guide, was extremely personable, humorous, and accommodating. Our group of 3 can’t stop talking about it we enjoyed it so much! Highly recommend!!!
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Response from MariaB3237, Manager at Gastown Walking Food Tour
Responded 1 week ago
We loved hearing how much the 3 of you you enjoyed the tour with Liam. He will be thrilled to hear! Liam loves showcasing Gastown. Thank you for joining the tour and taking your time to review.
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My team and I took this foodie tour as a team building event. Brent, our tour guide, was excellent and very knowledgeable about Gastown's history. Brent made our experience awesome and would definitely recommend this tour to any tourists looking to learn more about Gastown or
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Response from MariaB3237, Manager at Gastown Walking Food Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for all coming out and enjoying the tour! We are so pleased to hear you had a great time!
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My wife and I took this tour as part of our 25th wedding anniversary celebration in Vancouver. We absolutely loved it. Brent was our tour guide. Excellent knowledge of the history of Gastown and humor mixed in too! Great guy. We visited 9 places for various types of samples.
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Response from MariaB3237, Manager at Gastown Walking Food Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your review! We are always happy to hear when our tour guests go back to our tour partners. Brent will be so happy to hear. Happy anniversary! Thanks for sharing your special day on the tour!
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