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Hip and Hidden Chinatown + Old Town Victoria Food Tour

This Victoria food tour is perfect for the adventurous food lover looking for an authentic experience. Discover hip and hidden foodie gems in Canada’s oldest Chinatown and vibrant Old Town.
Where:Victoria, British Columbia
Price for:1 Participant
Experience new eats in Victoria's oldest streets.

Get ready to eat like a local at new restaurants that are off the tourist path including South Indian cuisine, Thai dumplings, a mind-blowing taco, farm-to-table dishes, craft beer, pastries, and much more. Discover old streets with new eats on this fun and informative foodie walking tour that explores two iconic neighborhoods, Chinatown and Old Town.

Your tasty, guided tour begins at the historic Hudson Bay Building, now the home of the bustling Victoria Public Market. Here you will get a tour of the market that includes authentic South Indian cuisine and a decadent farm-to-table soup.

The tour then makes its way to historic Chinatown where you’ll visit the Chinese Public School and explore the vibrant culinary scene along colourful Fisgard Street. After stopping at the famous Gates of Harmonious Interest, the tour makes it’s way to Oni Oni for some Japenese Onirigi.

Next, you’ll visit Maiiz Nixtamal where chef Israel makes authentic tacos using his handmade tortillas. A real gem along Fisgard Street!

After walking through Fan Tan Alley, the narrowest street in Canada, the tour stops at Friends & Family Bakery for some Filipino treats. Next is trendy Dumpling Drop for some Thai-style fried dumplings. These dumplings are crunchy, spicy, and not-to-be-missed.

The final stop on the is at one of the Victoria's best breweries, Whistle Buoy Brewing Company. Here you’ll get to sip on some craft beer or a locally made soda.

Tour Highlights:

  • 8+ samples of modern cuisine from 7 local foodie stops including local Thai dumplings, craft beer, authentic Mexican cuisine, delicious pastry, and much more.
  • Visit iconic landmarks such as the Victoria Public Market, Fan Tan Alley, The Chinese Public Language School, and Market Square.
  • Hear history and stories from a local expert tour guide.

What's included:

  • All food and beverage samples
  • Expert local tour guide

When:  Available year-round  Monday  - Saturday at 11am and 3pm


Need to know:

  • This tour is suitable for all ages however there is an optional alcohol sample. The legal drinking age in British Columbia is 19 years of age. You may be required to present your government issued ID to participate in alcohol tastings. There is a non-alcohol alternative.
  • This tour can accommodate most allergies. Gluten allergy cannot be accommodated on this tour. The tour does have a vegan option.
  • Please confirm any food allergies you have with the tour provider when you reserve your tour day/time.
  • This tour is wheelchair accessible.
  • Capacity:  maximum 14 guests, minimum 2 guests.
  • Walking Distance: approximately 2 km. Total walking time is approximately 45-minutes.
  • Tour runs regardless of weather. Please check the weather forecast and dress appropriately for the walking tour.

Whether you are looking for fun things to do in Victoria BC or a delicious unique experience gift, this food tour of Chinatown and downtown is the way to go!

The unqiue food tour takes place in Victoria, British Columbia.  VIEW MAP


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