Saint-Roch is a neighbourhood that's putting itself on the map. In recent years, the area has morphed into a vibrant and culturally diverse creative hub. The community comes from all walks of life: businesspeople, artists, workers, tech geeks and foodies. This tour is an immersive way to experience the lifestyle and creative energy of Saint-Roch first-hand. The area is becoming a big draw due to its emerging bar scene and culinary achievements. Discover its hidden gems and most intriguing spots with your insider guide. You, too, can take part in what Saint-Roch's has to offer our 2.5-hour evening tour.
1. Nina Pizza Napolitaine - First, we visit a dinnertime hot-spot for a slice of their famous wood-fired oven pizza, pomodoro salad and a glass of private importation wine.
2. Bati Cantine - Next, we stop for a bite of Cambodian street food at a cool outdoor beer garden and we taste their famous lamongrass beef skewers.
3. Fromagerie des Grondines Cheese Shop - We take part in an official cheese and charcuterie tasting, including exclusive raw milk cheese samples from a local farm, as well as a sea buckthorn drink.
4. Brasserie Koriganne - We visit one of Quebec City most beloved brewpub and enjoy a poutine & craft beer pairing.
5. Noctem Artisans Brasseurs - More craft beer brewed in-house is paired with food that's way beyond your regular pub fare.
6. Champagne Chocolatier - The tour naturally finishes off with dessert. Try a piece of their gourmet chocolate dessert that's bursting with Israeli flavours.
One-of-a-Kind Food Tasting – The Saint-Roch Evening Food & Drink Tour is a 2.5-hour guided walking tour with a focus on authentic local food and drinks. Experience the culinary world of Saint-Roch, in a relaxed evening atmosphere, at 6 tasting locations, including 3 alcohol stops with food pairings. Samples range from locals’ favourite pizza, to poutine (of course), salmon gravlax, and chocolate. You’ll receive the equivalent of a complete dinner, so come hungry! The stops include a very popular pizzeria, a Cambodian street-food joint, a craft beer gastro-pub, and a chocolate shop. Each one brings its own unique contribution and expertise to the neighbourhood. All food tastings are included in the ticket price.
Historic & Cultural Experience – Not only will you get a taste of the neighbourhood, you’ll have the opportunity to take in the sights, too. You will learn about the history of Saint-Roch and Quebec City as a whole, highlighted by the monuments at the heart of these stories. These cultural stops include an old corset factory, a public park, and the famous Saint-Roch Church. While we tour the best eateries in the area, you’ll get a sense of what life is really like in Saint-Roch today, as a result of its rich past. You’ll also be introduced to the area’s tech scene, public art, and much more! See all the many facets of Saint-Roch. Tying together work and leisure for much of the city’s younger set, it’s the perfect place to learn something new as you unwind.
Adult ticket prices start at 79 CAD + 3 CAD ticketing fees and taxes for a total of 82.78 CAD. [$59 USD]
Fridays starting at 4:30 p.m. from April to Octobre. **Not available during Winter.**
All ages and fitness levels. Please consider that the walk is around 1 km long and we stand at 3 of our tasting spots.
Maximum 16 people per tour.
Offered upon request. Please fill out the form in our private and group tours page.
The tour only runs in the spring and summer, so come prepared for rain or shine!
This tour is vegetarian and gluten-free friendly but unfortunately cannot accommodate vegan and lactose-free diets. Please be aware that in many of our stops, food may have been in contact with nuts. It is important that we are made aware of any allergies and food restrictions BEFORE your tour date.
The food on the tour should be enough to satisfy your dinnertime appetite. Our first meal is a slice of pizza, arugula salad and a glass of wine.
Tickets must be purchased before 10 a.m. on any given tour date. We recommend booking your tickets in advance as most of the tours tend to sell out.
We meet at our first merchant, Nina Pizza Napolitaine at 410 Saint-Anselme Street. Further details will be included in your booking confirmation email.
There is a parking lot nearby at 120 Saint-Vallier St. E. Further information will be sent in your booking confirmation email.
5 stops. 8 different food and drink tastings. Enough for a hearty and satisfying lunch! Come hungry!
3-hour walking tour - 11 a.m. Tuesday to Saturday - Adult $67 CAD [$50 USD] | Adult + Alcohol $75 CAD [$57 USD] - Includes wine & local gin pairing (+ tax & fee)
5 stops, including 2 unique microbreweries. 14 different food drink tastings. Enough for a hearty and satisfying lunch! Come hungry!
3-hour walking tour - 11 a.m. Mondays, Saturdays & Sundays - Adult $69 CAD [$52 USD] + tax & fee