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Montreal Chinatown Food Tour

$80.00
Where: Montreal, Quebec
Price for: 1 Participant
Taste your way through Montreal’s bustling Chinatown on a guided walking tour that takes you under surface of this vibrant downtown neighbourhood.
Step into a different world and experience the sights and flavours of Montreal’s Chinatown! 

Get ready for a tour that takes you deep into the heart of Chinatown to learn its fascinating evolution, from its beginnings to its current mix of people, food and businesses. This 4-hour tour takes you beyond Chinatown's facade to taste its best treasures! You’ll visit 5 venues for tastings as you explore the history of Chinatown and the people who make it happen.

Your culinary adventure begins with meeting your guide at Place d’Armes in Old Montreal. After brief overview of the history of Montreal, it’s off to the largest Chinese grocery store in Chinatown. Here you’ll learn about its history and have a look around. You’ll learn how to make a Bahn Mi sandwich and then get to enjoy this local treat.

Next, you get to enjoy a quick bite of Szechuan, Hunan and Dongbei food along with tasting crispy pork, BBQ duck and BBQ Pork. You’ll follow your guide to a classic Hong Kong style dim sum. Enjoy a fortune cookie as you learn how the oldest business in Chinatown makes them.

The tour finishes with tasting Chinese pastries at a Cantonese bakery where you can try some famous dragon’s beard candy and high quality tea from a Montreal base company with farms in southern China.

Tour highlights: 

  • Taste your way through Montreal’s bustling Chinatown;
  • Visits to 5 food related venues.
  • Sample Szechuan, Hunan and Dongbei fare
  • Enjoy traditional Hong Kong–style dim sum
  • Learn about the history of Chinatown in Montreal and the impact immigration has had on its local, colourful characters.

What’s included:

  • Tasting at 5 different venues including a grocery store, restaurants, a tea shop and a bakery.
  • An entertaining and knowledgeable guide.
  • All preselected food and drink.

Duration: 4 hours

When:  March - November  Tours daily at 11:30am*

Need to know:

  • Tours times/days subject to availability.*
  • The distances are short on this tour and does not involve a lot of walking.
  • Please advise of dietary restrictions and food allergies when you reserve your tour time. The tour provider will do their best to accommodate your needs.
  • The tour runs year-round regardless of weather conditions. You will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. Please dress appropriately.
  • Tour guide gratuities are graciously accepted at your discretion.

Whether you are looking for fun things to do in Montreal, a unique date night or the perfect experience gift for Christmas or their birthday, this Montreal Food Tour is the way to go!

This unique food tour takes place at Montreal, Quebec.    VIEW MAP

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