Evening Mile End Food Tour


Highlights: 

  • 5 tastings, sips and bites – includes a bottle of water, cultural stops, vendor demonstrations and much more!
  • Enjoy the Mile End’s unique evening atmosphere and its quintessential foods, including St. Viateur Montreal bagels!
  • Take part in an authentic Montreal evening experience with excellent food and great company!
  • Includes all food & drink tastings, a water bottle, a charming tour guide and our insider's guidebook. 

Why take the Evening Mile-End Montreal Food tour?  At this special time of day, the Mile End becomes an enchanting place to spend a warm summer evening. Be a part of the bustling local scene while you discover the hidden gems, visit the acclaimed shops, and taste the Mile End’s culinary heritage through its one-of-a-kind eateries. Our tour invites you to see what makes this special neighbourhood tick! Together, let’s jump into the heart of this lively area: its food, culture, and history.

Tasting locations: 

1. La Panthère Verte - We start at the famous sustainable Green Panther vegan eatery. Our journey starts with what was voted “Montreal's best falafel” and an all natural and organic craft beer called Lug Tread!

2. Chocolats Geneviève Grandbois - Together we savour Montreal's most lovingly produced chocolate for an epic dessert!

3. St-Viateur Bagel (Est. 1957) - We enjoy our famous Montreal bagel and debate whether it truly is “The World’s Best Bagel”.

4. Drogheria Fine - We savour fresh homemade gnocchi with Montreal's best tomato sauce, served by the owner himself!

5. Kem Coba - Finish off your food tour with some delicious artisanal soft ice cream!

What to expect from the Evening Mile-End Montreal Food Tour?

One-of-a-Kind Food Tasting — On our 2-hour evening tour of the bustling Mile End neighbourhood of Montreal, we visit 5 unique tasting locations. Each food stop introduces guests to new flavours and cooking traditions while your tour guide explains the history behind the eatery. The variety of dishes sampled include decadent local chocolates and a famous Mile End tomato sauce made with the finest Italian tomatoes. Other locations range from a fully sustainable vegan eatery, a famously delicious ice cream parlor, to the classic St. Viateur bagel. All food tastings and gratuities are included in the ticket price. We also throw in a bottle of water to keep you hydrated. For more details on the tasting locations, please see the column on the right.

People tasting ice-cream around a red plastic tray with extra ice-cream

Historical and Cultural Experience — Around five o’clock when the streets start to come alive, the Mile End becomes a vibrant, magical place. Immerse yourself in the neighbourhood’s culture and enjoy an authentic Fairmount Street urban experience. Your tour guide relays the fascinating history of the area and the stories behind the stores and eateries that make it great. We also discuss the historical and cultural significance of many landmarks found in the sector. Discover the fascinating history of immigrant settlements in the area and how their deep roots still impact this multicultural neighbourhood today. It’s a fun and unique way to experience the Mile End’s distinctive culture! In addition to this, our enthusiastic local guides share their knowledge, recommendations, and personal anecdotes about how the Mile End became the intriguing place it is today!

**Please note that due to some vendors’ seasonal availability, the Evening Mile End tour only runs during the warmer months. Unfortunately, we do not have a gluten-free option on this tour, but we invite those with a gluten intolerance to check out our Old Montreal Food Tour!

 

HOW MUCH

Adults: $52 CAD for adult tickets + $8.24 CAD taxes + $3.00 CAD fees = $63.24 CAD. Children age 5-13: $40 CAD*. Young children age 0-4 (no food included) : $17 CAD* *$2 CAD ticketing fees per ticket and 14.975% taxes on the total amount.

WHEN

Fridays and Saturdays at 5 p.m. (in spring and summer)

WHO

All ages and fitness levels.

CAPACITY

Maximum 16 people per tour.

GROUP AND PRIVATE TOURS

Offered on request. Just fill out the form in our private and group tours page.

WEATHER

Runs rain or shine. We highly recommend bringing an umbrella if it looks like rain!

SPECIAL FOOD REQUESTS

Please note that the Mile End Evening Food Tour does not include vegan or gluten-free options, but can accommodate vegetarians. We invite you to try our Old Montreal Food Tour which include vegan and gluten-free options.

ENOUGH FOOD?

The Mile End Evening Food Tour offers enough food to satisfy a dinnertime appetite! Our first dish is a vegan falafel.

SALES DEADLINE

Tickets must be purchased before 3 p.m. on each given tour date. We recommend booking your tickets in advance as most of the tours tend to get sold out.

MEETING POINT

We meet at 160 St. Viateur St. East. Further details will be included in your confirmation email.

PARKING

Many parking spots are available on the streets near the Green Panther (starting point).


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