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Saint-Roch Quebec Evening Food & Drink Tour
RATED 5 on 5 Duration: 2.5 hoursIncludes: 5 tasting locations, including 3 alcohol stops with food pairingsCost: 69 CAD + ticketing fees and taxesTimes: **BACK IN SPRING 2019** Discover the hidden gems and local favourites of Quebec City's most diverse and vibrant neighbourghood: Saint-Roch! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path experience of the historic city and its delightful food and drink locations.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE SAINT-ROCH EVENING FOOD & DRINK TOUR?
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 drink. Experience the culinary world of Saint-Roch, in a relaxed evening atmosphere, at 5 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 hot late-night snack bar, and a craft beer gastro-pub. Each one brings its own unique contribution and expertise to the neighbourhood. All food tastings are included in the ticket price. For more details, please see the list of tasting locations on the right.
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.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE SAINT-ROCH EVENING FOOD & DRINK TOUR?
Our Saint-Roch Evening Food & Drink Tour is for anyone looking to get a taste of authentic Quebec City life “off the beaten path.” It’s for lovers of food, drink, culture, and insider tips. You’ll discover where workers go for their 5 à 7 as well as their midnight snack. Tourist, local, food lover, drink lover, adventurer, curious mind, or none of the above… whoever you are, this tour is for you! Come as you are, a couple, family, group of friends or team, and make some new friends along the way. Take the opportunity to celebrate, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, bachelor(ette) party, or just the fact it’s Friday. The tour also makes a perfect gift! An what a gift! Unforgettable food, drink and cultural experience. You’ll walk away with a big smile, a full stomach, and a crush on Saint-Roch!
WHY TAKE THE SAINT-ROCH EVENING FOOD & DRINK TOUR?
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.
READY TO BUY TICKETS?
Ready to join us on the Saint-Roch Evening Food & Drink Tour? Great! Call us at 1 (866) 451-9158 or click “Buy Tickets” to purchase your tickets online. We look forward to meeting you and showing you around one of our favourite parts of Quebec City!
¤ Fill up on enough food for a big dinner at 5 unique tasting locations, 3 of which serve alcohol in expertly crafted food and drink pairings.
¤ Try an authentic local experience while visiting establishments that are favourites with residents but might be left out of the guide books.
¤ Enjoy Saint-Roch's vibe while learning about its history to fully understand the area inside and out.
¤ Nina Pizza Napolitaine
Up first, we visit a dinnertime hot-spot for a slice of their famous wood-fired oven pizza, arugula salad and a glass of private importation wine.
¤ Fromagerie des Grondines Cheese Shop
Next, we stop by a cheese shop and try some charcuterie, exclusive raw milk cheese samples from local farmers, as well as a sea buckthorn drink.
¤ Casse-Croute Chez Gaston
The poutine at this locally-owned snack bar is a go-to for late-night cravings. You'll get to try some while learning about the unpretentious eatery.
¤ Noctem Artisans Brasseurs
Here craft beer brewed in house is paired with food that's way beyond your regular pub fare.
¤ Champagne Chocolatier
The tour naturally finishes off with dessert. Try a piece of their gourmet chocolate that's bursting with flavour along with another wine pairing.
About this tour
¤ HOW MUCH
Adult ticket prices start at 69 CAD + 3 CAD ticketing fees and taxes for a total of 82.78 CAD. Children's tickets are also available at a reduced price.
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 13 people per tour.
¤ GROUP AND PRIVATE TOURS
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!
¤ SPECIAL FOOD REQUESTS
This tour is vegetarian friendly but unfortunately cannot accommodate vegan and lactose-free diets. A gluten-free option is available for a reduced price, as the pizza course is excluded. 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.
¤ ENOUGH FOOD?
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.
¤ SALES DEADLINE
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.
¤ MEETING POINT
We meet at our first merchant, Nina Pizza Napolitaine at 410 Saint-Anselme St. 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.