Kensington Market International Toronto Food Tour

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Kensington Market International Food Tour - Highlights

  • 6 stops to enjoy food tastings, sips and bites – includes cultural stops, vendor demonstrations and much more!
  • Enjoy Kensington’s quintessential foods, Bagel, Jamaican specialties
  • Discover the hidden corners and back alleys of  Kensington Market as you learn about the area, its history, its culture and, of course, its food!
  • Eating the best foods usually comes with a price of long lines and waits — not with us! Skip the lines and enjoy a VIP access food tour.

Kensington Market Food Tour : Tasting locations

  • Nu Bagel : Taste Middle East – Have a bite into a smoked trout sandwich in a bagel which was rated one of the best sandwiches in Toronto.
  • Golden Patty: Taste the Caribbean – Enjoy a Jamaican patty in coco bread
  • Jumbo Empanadas: Taste South America – An indigenous encounter with a delicious Humita
  • Pow Wow Café : Taste North America – Traditional Native (Indigenous) Frybread, Bannock
  • Taste Asia – Authentic Tibetan momos (dumplings), a traditional delicacy of Tibet.
  • Fika Café:  Taste Europe – A Swedish favourite for those with a sweet tooth.

  GUARANTEED DEPARTURES:  Book with confidence that all scheduled tours are guaranteed with no minimum bookings required. Discover the flavours of the world on this walking food tour in the hippest, unique and historic neighbourhood in Toronto. The tour includes:

What to expect from the Kensington Market Internation Toronto Food Tour ?

One-of-a-Kind Food Tasting — On our 3-hour guided tour of Kensington Market, we visit six unique tasting locations. Each one ensures that you will enjoy unique and exciting flavours. We sample a variety of food into the heart of Kensington market. The food is vibrant and exciting just like the people, bolstered by the richness of cross-cultural connections. You’ll have enough to eat for a hearty and satisfying lunch with dishes that include Empanadas, bagels, traditional native food and a Caribbean specialty. All food tastings are included in the ticket price.

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Photo by Gaelle Leroyer / Local Food Tours

Cultural experience — As you take in the eclectic streets of these neighbourhoods, you’ll get the chance to experience life as a native Torontonian. Our knowledgeable tour guides highlight the fascinating history of this rich cultural hub, so you can really appreciate the city’s diversity. We discuss the history of the subsequent waves of immigration to the area. Crossing over into Kensington Market, you won’t be able to help but notice traces of people who built this community from the ground up. Eclectic architecture, explosive street art and more will be revealed as we take you behind the scenes. The tour also takes you to explore the back alleys and hidden gems of this multi-faceted neighbourhood. Our enthusiastic local guides share their knowledge and recommendations, infusing these stories with personal anecdotes. We can guarantee it will be the most interesting stroll you’ve taken in a while!

We’ll meet you in the neighbourhood of Kensington Market at our first tasting spot: Nu Bügel which is located on 240 Augusta Avenue


$89 + applicable taxes and fees


11:00 AM most days (view the calendar for exact times)


All ages and fitness levels are welcome. However, please note that due to mobility restrictions at some of the vendors this tour is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.


Maximum 16 people per tour


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


The tour runs rain or shine, and even in the snow. We highly recommend you bring appropriate clothing for the winter season and sun protection in the summer.


We are happy to provide vegetarian options on request, please specify any dietary restrictions while booking.


The tour provides enough food for a full and hearty lunch, so make sure you come hungry!


Tickets must be purchased before 7:00 AM on any given tour date. We recommend booking your tickets in advance as most of the tours tend to sell out.


The nearest garage is the Green P Carpark at 20 St Andrew St, with further options located at Dundas and Spadina. However, since parking is limited we highly recommend you take public transit. Our first stop at Mother's Dumplings is easily accessible by the Spadina and College streetcars.