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Overview
On our 3-hour guided tour of Kensington Market & Chinatown, we visit seven unique tasting locations. We begin our tour in Chinatown where we visit small businesses operated by families who serve a variety foods from across China before entering into the heart of Kensington market. The food is vibrant and exciting and bolstered by the fascinating stories of how they arrived in Toronto. You’ll have enough to eat for a hearty and satisfying lunch with dishes that include dumplings, Dan Dan Noodles, fish & chips and a Jamaican Patty plus more. All food and drink tastings are included in the ticket price. We even throw in a water bottle to keep you hydrated!
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You'll start at
Mother's Dumplings
421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2G6, CanadaImportant information: The tour will start at 11:15. Please arrive at 11:00 AM at the meeting location. Directions to the meeting at Mother's Dumplings, 421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2G6 There is also a street called Spadina Rd. Please make sure you have the exact address. Traffic can be very difficult to navigate in Chinatown and Kensington Market. We strongly encourage participants from driving to the tower of this reason, and instead encourages public transportation.
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  • 1
    Kensington Market
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Chinatown
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Pancho's Bakery
214 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L4, Canada
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mother's Dumplings, 421 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2G6, Canada
Duration
3h
Return Details
Pancho's Bakery, 214 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L4, Canada
Inclusions
  • Includes: 7 courses including accompanying drink, a bottle of water, cultural and historical stops, vendor demonstrations and much more!
  • Entry/Admission - Kensington Market
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Brooke S wrote a review 3 Mar
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A group of us girls went on this food tour as a bachelorette party starter and Mike made it such a fun experience.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Joseph_Landau, General Manager at Chinatown & Kensington Market Food Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi B3LSITTER, Thank you so much for your review! As and avid watcher of ABC's the Bachelorette, Mike has had 15 seasons to prefect the art of showing a bachelorette party's a good time! Please come back some time!
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k N wrote a review 1 Mar
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On one of the coldest days of the year, Michael was thoughtful, knowledgeable and passionate. He provided us with just the right amount of cool historical data, and mixed it all in with his own stories and experiences. The food was fantastic as well. It really left you quite
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Joseph_Landau, General Manager at Chinatown & Kensington Market Food Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Kerry, Thanks for your review! At Local Toronto Food Tours we strive to create a meal that is satisfying but not overwhelming, so it's great to hear that you enjoyed all the food but were not put out of commission by 'the itis'! ... The dreadful itis.
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Shelburne Travels wrote a review Feb 2020
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Alex was an excellent guide. He was great at explaining the history of the area and taking us to places we would normally not have gone. All the food was great but I would have to say the spicy noodles were my favorite. Even though it was not a street art tour, Alex spent the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Joseph_Landau, General Manager at Chinatown & Kensington Market Food Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your review ShelburneTravelers25, Alex happens to be a real renaissance man. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed the tour and some of the amazing art this city has to offer!
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Xinyu W wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada16 contributions
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The tour was amazing - even on a freezing winter day. Julia was energetic, warm and funny and not only gave us background stories of the target restaurants but also the history of interesting landmarks which was refreshingly informative. We were led to 7 different tasting
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Response from Joseph_Landau, General Manager at Chinatown & Kensington Market Food Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for your 5 star review 944xinyuw! As Julia is want to say 'cold is not an external temperature but an internal lack of dumplings' - Julia Wise words
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Anwar U wrote a review Feb 2020
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Julia was an amazing host and tour guide. Knowledgeable and easy to understand. Weather was cold but Julia pulled us inside frequently to keep us warm. Thanks Julia.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Joseph_Landau, General Manager at Chinatown & Kensington Market Food Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi 41anwaru, If there's one thing I can say about Julia, it's that she knows how to bring the heat!
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By: Local Toronto Food Tours
Brooke S
10
Absolutely amazing!
A group of us girls went on this food tour as a bachelorette party starter and Mike made it such a fun experience.
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k N
10
Kerry
On one of the coldest days of the year, Michael was thoughtful, knowledgeable and passionate. He provided us with
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Shelburne Travels
10
Fantastic food and history experience with Alex
Alex was an excellent guide. He was great at explaining the history of the area and taking us to places we would
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Xinyu W
Toronto, Canada
10
Beyond Kensington Market tour - delicious, éducative and lots of fun!
The tour was amazing - even on a freezing winter day. Julia was energetic, warm and funny and not only gave us
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Anwar U
10
Good food and learned a lot of history
Julia was an amazing host and tour guide. Knowledgeable and easy to understand. Weather was cold but Julia pulled
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Jessica G
Melbourne, Australia
20
Lots of hidden gems with Julia
Thank you so much Julia for a great experience around Chinatown and Kensington market. If we didn’t do this tour
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LuAn P. Williams
40
Fun, Knowledgeable, and YUM
My husband and I had a fantastic time on this food tour. Both our tour guide and tour guide in training were
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Michael W
Royal Oak, Michigan
10
Great experience and bang for your buck!!
Had a great tour with my guide Alex, ended up being a small group due to the time and weather, but I'd do it again
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jennch09
10
Our guide and the food were awesome!
We started our friends' bach trip at Toronto with this food tour and it was the best choice! We went hungry, which
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Brenda F
20
Best part of our trip to Toronto!
On our trip to Toronto with three teenage daughters, we enjoyed seeing all the sights, but our food tour of
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