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Old Strathcona Culinary Tour, Edmonton

Where: Edmonton, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Discover the sumptuous flavors of historic and eclectic Old Strathcona, a provincial heritage area and Edmonton’s premier shopping and entertainment district. During a 3 hour walking tour you’ll enjoy an East L.A. meets Mexican fusion brunch followed by tastings with 10 vendors at the Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market.

Learn about the amazing history, food and culture of one of Edmonton's most famous neighbourhoods.

Start your Saturday morning culinary adventure at the gorgeous El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar with an East L.A. meets Mexican fusion brunch and beverage.

Next, learn about Alberta’s signature foods as you taste your way through 10 vendors at Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market. Your tasty tour wraps up with learning about Alberta’s micro brewing industry at Situation Brewing as you do a behind the scenes facility tour and enjoy a tasting and dessert in their vibrant brewpub.

Tour stops:

  • El Cortez Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar
    El Cortez is one of only nine establishments in the world to be certified by The Tequila Regulatory Council.
  • Old Strathcona Farmers' Market
    There are over 130 vendors at this market and you'll be taken straight to our favourites for pre-arranged tastings so you'll get the maximum in minimum time.
  • Situation Brewing
    Great tasting, craft beer brewed on-site with quality food in a casual family-friendly atmosphere.

What’s included:

  • All preselected food & drink.
  • Small-group walking tour with local guide.
  • Restaurant tax & gratuities.Tour guide gratuities are graciously accepted at your discretion.

Duration:  3 hours approximatley

When: October - May  Saturdays 11:00am

Need to know


  • Tour stops are subject to change.

  • Small group tour. Limited to 10 people

  • Please advise of food allergies or dietary restrictions when you reserve your tour time  (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, celiac, allergy). The tour provider will do their best to accomodate your needs.
  • Minimum age recommended for the tour is 14 years.
  • Tours run in all weather conditions. Please dress accordingly. A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear comfortable footwear.
  • Walking distance: 3 blocks.
  • Plenty of fluids are provided on the tour but if you get very thirsty you may want to bring your own water bottle.
  • Proof of age may be required. Please bring government issued photo ID.  

So whether you are looking to learn more about places to eat in Edmonton or for a unique gift, the Old Strathcona Culinary Tour is the ticket! A must add to your list of tasty, fun things to do in Edmonton!

The Old Strathcona Culinary Tour takes place at Edmonton, Alberta. VIEW MAP

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