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Private Historical Food Tour of Gastown provided by Taste Vancouver Food Tours

Private Historical Food Tour of Gastown

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Legendary Gastown Food tour takes you through the cobbled stone streets of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. Enjoy local craft beer, Japanese Kar-age style chicken, freshly made Sicilian Tortellini with local wine, 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.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Waterfront Station
    601 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G1, Canada
    Please meet your tour guide at 1:45 pm at Starbucks inside Waterfront Station, 601 West Cordova St
    See address & details
  • 1
    Steam Clock
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Gassy Jack
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Gastown
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Waterfront Station
    601 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G1, Canada
    Please meet your tour guide at 1:45 pm at Starbucks inside Waterfront Station, 601 West Cordova St
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Waterfront Station, 601 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G1, Canada
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 7 Food tasting & 2 alcoholic tastings (non alcoholic options available)
  • Professional tour guide
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Entry/Admission - Steam Clock
  • Entry/Admission - Gassy Jack
  • Entry/Admission - Gastown
Exclusions
  • Tour guide Gratuities (15-20% recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 19 years. Non alcoholic options available upon request
  • Special dietary requests can be accommodated with advanced notice.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Taste Vancouver Food Tours
mrserincarter
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Delicious Food and Very Entertaining Tour!
My hubby and I booked for Oct. 31st - on Halloween - and we joked that it was like going 'adult trick-or-treating'!
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laurafB1709NB
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Fabulous food and interesting history
We thoroughly enjoyed our food and drink walking tour! Sean was fabulous! Informative and friendly! They also accom
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92Springer
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A really fun afternoon
We spent two great hours touring Gastown with our host, Sean. We visited 6-8 restaurants and each one was excellent
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mlemont
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Great Experience
It was entertaining and informative - a great way to see an area of the city and sample some great food. Brent was
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I5985UFashleyd
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Amazing food and tour!
Had a great experience with this food tour! Brent put on a great tour sharing great history and food facts! All foo
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CocoaEllaHugs
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Excellent Walking Tour with Liam
This was a great walking tour! (June 2019 - I know, posting this rather late). The food was delicious. Our tour
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ssordo2018
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Great over view of the area.
Thank you to our tour guide Brent for sharing his knowledge of the area and making the experience such a good one f
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Tatylinda
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Excelente Tour!
What a awesome tour. We stopped in 8 places. The food was delicious. The history told by Sean our guide was fascina
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Dave42069
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5 ✨
Sean was a knowledgeable, charismatic, and fun guide. The food and drinks were great, and the price was reasonable.
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CalgarianVP
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Enjoyable tour and food
Annie gave us a great Gastown tour with lots of interesting history, information and plenty of tasty foods along th
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marting174
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Exotic taste !
The guide explained the history behind each restaurant. The food was home made inside their own kitchen. Very delic
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Lo_Lo_20120405
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Not Following COVID-19 Protocols
We went on this tour August 27th. I thought the tour guide Brent, was very good, the history in the area of Gastown
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Lynne726
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Gastown Food Tour
A fantastic tour! Our guide was excellent. We were given lots of information about the early days in Vancouver. Th
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Amandakaybecker
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Fun way to explore Gastown!
Gastown is known for their bars / restaurants and this was an awesome way to get to know the neighborhood. Deliciou
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MatthewO798
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Great way to spend an afternoon!
Great food. Perfect variety. Good portions. Historical perspective on Gastown. Friendly informative guide.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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