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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour provided by A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Tours have been reduced in size to help with distancing.
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Eat and drink your way through historic Victoria on a gourmet walking tour that explores the city’s key sites. From Victoria Public Market to the Parliament Buildings, make stops to sample craft beer, chocolate, cheese, tea, and other local treats. It’s a delicious way to combine sightseeing with Victoria’s most delicious flavors, with both morning and afternoon departures available.
Highlights
  • Included tastings feature the city’s most beloved foods
  • Learn about Victoria history, culture, and cuisine
  • Group size is limited to 12 for personalized service
  • Convenient departure point close to public transit and parking
Important Information
Departure Point
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1, Canada
Duration
2h
Return Details
Destination Greater Victoria Visitor Center, 812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 19 years
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 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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G3941QZelizabeths wrote a review 1 Dec
Edmonton, Canada19 contributions
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The review is a bit late. There was a group of us that arrived into Victoria mid October during these crazy Covid times. Andy was great at accommodating us and gave an excellent tour. Food tours are great because it gets you to places you may not otherwise checkout. And I like
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 4 days ago
Hello Liz, Thank you for the review and I’m really glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much and would recommend it to other visitors. As I strive for excellence, I would love to know what could have been done differently to earn all 5 stars in your review. Nonetheless, I hope the rest of your visit went well and that you had safe travels home. Sincerely, Andy
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slider6421 wrote a review Nov 2020
Welland, Canada5 contributions
A Taste of Victoria Food and History Tour was amazing. Andy was fantastic. He lives in the area and has a great relationship with all the vendors, His knowledge of the history of Victoria was great. If you have time for one tour this is the tour for you. Thanks for the
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Hello, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback. It was a great afternoon to spend with you and show you around my town. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the tour so much. Thanks for the recommendation and I hope you had safe travels back home. All the best, Andy
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Tour114441 wrote a review Nov 2020
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Andy was great! He told us many interesting things about Victoria. The whole area has lots of history. The food was tasty and it was nice to discovery different restaurants
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello, Thank you for the excellent review abs positive feedback. I am happy to hear that you discovered some new places and stories along the tour route and had a good time. I hope to cross paths again in the near future. All the best, Andy
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jennsfamof5 wrote a review Nov 2020
Red Deer, Canada8 contributions2 helpful votes
Andy loves his job and it shows! We all really enjoyed this tour, even as Canadian we learned a lot about the city. All food choices were delicious and I found the length of the tour to be perfect. Children would do well with this tour as well. Do not hesitate to book this
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Jenn, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour in so many ways. Thanks for mentioning that the tour would be good for families as well as I do get a lot of little foodies who love this tour! All the best, Andy
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DaveandCorina wrote a review Nov 2020
Kitimat, Canada51 contributions11 helpful votes
We can highly recommend this tour. Andy was a great tour guide - you can tell he loves what he does. It was easy to see the thought he has put into the choices of such unique and top quality food places. Don't eat before you go because there is no shortage of food to enjoy.
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Response from Atasteofvictoria, Owner at Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Dave and Corina, Thank you for the kind words and excellent review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour stops so much and picked up on the passion I have for our food scene. I hope the rest of your time in Victoria went well. All the best, Andy
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By: A Taste of Victoria Food Tours
almostfamous157
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So Fun!
Andy was amazing! This was such a fun thing to do! We only wished we had done it at the beginning of our trip not t
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Susan M
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Fun way to see the city.
Andy was great. We enjoyed learning a bit about the city and the food was wonderful. You will be full when your do
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marytoronto2019
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Absolutely Loved This Tour
If you are in Victoria, I highly recommend this tour. We went on our first day. Starting in the market, then throug
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hburdick2020
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Wonderful
The tour had a wonderful balance of delicious samples of local vendors and interesting historical facts about Victo
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870dant
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Really enjoyed the tour
Andy did a wonderful tour combining local history and food. We learned a lot about the local area and tried severa
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Jim G
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What a great experience! Well worth the money.
Andy is VERY knowledgeable, personable & kind. We loved everything about this tour & are so glad we did it. It is
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allyb834
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Amazing Tour
Such a wonderful tour, great, well informed tour guide and amazing food. Would highly recommend this for anyone loo
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Maureen H
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An excellent way to spend 2 hours in Victoria
Andy puts on a top-notch food, history, and walking tour of the city. Each stop is well organized, where you can en
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Idaho1974
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Very entertaining tour
It was a pleasure to spend a couple of hours with Andy. He is very personable, with a good sense of humor.
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F8657DLjohn
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A must do
Andy was a delightful guide. You could see he enjoyed his job. He was very knowledgeable about the vendors we visi
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Cosmopolitan544714
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Fun way to see the city
Our 14 year old asked to do the food tour of Victoria and we are so happy we agreed! EXCELLENT way to spend the day
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lindsaye201782
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Excellent Your!
Our group of four plus a baby had a great time on this tour. All of the samples and stories were great. Highly reco
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Vanessa P
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BEST TOUR EVER
I cannot believe the amount of food, drinks, and knowledge we got for the price of this tour. Andy was the best!
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Darcie G
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EXCELLENT IN EVERY WAY!
Andy is a fabulous host and the variety of stops on this tour are just perfect! I have been to Victoria many times
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AnneinBurnaby
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Great tour. Andy is awesome.
We had a really great time on Andy's tour. The food was great. Even went back to many of the places after the tour.
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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