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Old Montreal Food Tour
RATED 5 on 5 Duration: 3 hours and a 2.3 km (1.4 mile) walkIncludes: 5 food stops, including 3 sit down restaurants and 1 brewpubCost: Staring at $67 CAD + ticketing fees and taxes for adult tickets (children's prices available)Times: 11:00 a.m. & more, Monday - Saturday A unique way to experience Old Montreal’s essential sights to see including Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Port and St-Paul Street. Enjoy 5 food stops including 3 sit-down restaurants.
One-of-a-kind Food Tastings – This 3 hour guided walking tour brings you on a culinary voyage through Montreal’s most historical district. We walk through European style cobblestone streets to 5 different tasting locations, stopping at significant historical landmarks. 4 of our tasting locations are sit-down restaurants, including one brewpub with local craft beer. They range from a local gluten-free baker, to a classic Montreal bagel topped with salmon. Two traditional Quebecois tastings are had, inviting you to both discover while you savour Montreal’s history. In between food tastings we visit historical sights, learning about Montreal’s culture and history in a fresh, Local Montreal Tour way! All food tastings are included in the ticket price. Please see tasting locations on the right.
Historic & Cultural Experience – Walking through the narrow cobblestone streets of Old Montreal, you will have the chance to relax and take in old world charm, as your guide leads you to the district’s richest historical spots. Old Montreal is an excellent demonstration of the city’s English and French heritage, which we discuss and observe by visiting various important landmarks. Our tour provides you with a unique way to experience these landmarks, as our local guides share their first-hand Montrealer experience of these cultures. They will share the stories behind the Old Port, the Notre-Dame Basilica (we do not enter the church), public squares and more. You’ll even get an idea of how these stories relate to today’s culture.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE OLD MONTREAL FOOD TOUR?
Our Old Montreal Food Tour is perfect for tourists, locals, and returning visitors alike. It is for anyone looking to discover the intriguing historical sights and diverse food that Old Montreal has to offer. It is very centrally located, and steps away from a metro station, making it an excellent option for those staying at any downtown hotel. We invite foodies, history buffs, architecture lovers, locals, tourists, gluttons for culture, couples, explorers, family, friends… and of course, you! We invite all those who are planning a group activity or solo afternoon adventure to join us and discover Montreal’s oldest district through food, drink, and interesting tales. Whether you are from around the corner or far away, or if you are in it for the food or the history, you will walk away from the Old Montreal Food Tour with new insights about Montreal, and a happy, full stomach.
WHY TAKE THE OLD MONTREAL FOOD TOUR?
Old Montreal is a one of a kind European style old city district. Its historic buildings, narrow streets, and flourishing foodie scene make it a mix of exciting elements to taste and discover. Through public squares, landmarks, and eateries, our tour blends English and French cultures in a unique and interactive way. Taking an Old Montreal Food Tour allows you to experience the indoor culinary scene locals love so much, and the outdoor historical sights to see, all the while being guided by a knowledgeable local with a passion for food and culture. Join us and uncover some of Montreal’s most enticing bits of history, visual treats, and tasty bites.
READY TO BUY TICKETS?
Ready to join us on The Old Montreal Food Tour? Great! Call us at (438) 600-0501 or click “Buy Tickets” to purchase your tickets online. We look forward to meeting you and showing you around our favourite sector of Montreal.
¤ 5+ tastings, including 3 sit-down restaurants, and 1 brewpub
¤ A unique way to experience Old Montreal’s essential sights to see including Notre-Dame Basilica (we do not enter on the tour), Old Port and St-Paul Street.
¤ Taste a unique Portuguese poutine, experience Montreal's classic bagel sandwich, a historic bank... and more!
1. Crew Café
A one of a kind experience, we enter one of Montreal's most historic banks and enjoy a delicious smoked salmon bagel at Crew Café and coworking space.
This local gluten-free baker serves us their personal favourite treat, gluten-free carrot cake.
This modern Portuguese eatery serves us a Montreal classic with a decadent twist: fries, gravy, Portuguese chicken and choriço.
4. Bistro Les Soeurs Grises
A brewpub named after Montreal's historic Grey Nuns, here we savour local beer along with smoked duck breast and local sausage.
5. Soupe Soup
Experience a Québécois classic, “pouding chômeur”, and learn how this desert represents so well Quebec's culinary culture.
About this tour
For adults tickets prices start at $67 CAD+3$ ticketing fees and taxes for a total of 80,48$ CAD
For children 7 to 13 tickets are 35$ + 2$ ticketing fees and taxes.
For children 6 and under tickets are 17$ + 2$ ticketing fees and taxes.
Taxes = 5% GST and 9,975% TVQ
Monday to Saturday, departures ranging from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
*All ages and fitness levels*
16 people per tour maximum
GROUPS AND PRIVATE TOURS
Available on request and depend upon availability. Please fill out the form on our private tour page.
The tour runs rain or shine, or extreme snow! However, we strongly recommend wearing appropriate clothes for the winter season.
The Old Montreal Food Tour is NOT vegan friendly. We have vegetarian, or gluten-free replacements available.
If you’re an early bird, we suggest you have a small breakfast before coming. If not, you can also skip your breakfast and come directly to the food tour. Our first meal is a salmon bagel.
Tickets must be purchased before 10 AM on the day of the tour you wish to attend. We recommend booking tours in advance as they tend to sell out.
We meet at our first tasting location, Crew Collective Café 360 St Jacques St, Montreal
We do not recommend parking on the street, as the maximum is 2 hours and our tour is 3 hours. There are payed parking lots available, such as Vinci Park a 1 minute walk away, at 1082 Beaver Hall Hill, or Safeway Parking a 5 minute walk away, at 1016 Rue de Bleury.