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    The Best Food Tours In Toronto With A Local

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      Tourist enjoying a meal and drinks on a food tour of Toronto with a private guide
      Tourist enjoying a meal and drinks on a food tour of Toronto with a private guide

      The best private food tours & experiences with locals

      In Canada’s capital, food is a big deal. The Toronto food scene is a cross-cultural melting pot of textures, tastes, and flavors thanks to the city’s incredible diversity. The countless cultures that call Toronto home have brought with them a smorgasbord of delicious dishes from all across the globe. If a food exists, you’ll find it here. As for local Toronto food, it’s not all maple syrup – Canada has its own fantastic cuisine, with iconic specialties done the right way scattered throughout Toronto. Whether you’re looking for authentic pastéis de nata at a Portuguese market or a plate of poutine from a local haunt, Toronto is the place to get it.

      Tourist enjoying a meal and drinks on a food tour of Toronto with a private guide
      Global gastronomy

      One word to describe the Toronto food culture: diverse. For centuries, immigrants from South America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and Europe have been bringing their culinary cultures to Toronto. In the city’s ethnic enclaves, virtually every type of cuisine is readily available. Several of the city’s neighborhoods are known for their international cuisine, from authentic Asian in Agincourt to Greek and Turkish in The Danforth. You definitely won’t be stuck for Toronto food to tuck into, particularly in a city where your tastebuds can travel the world without leaving the downtown area!

      A typical bakery full of fresh bread in Toronto
      Canadian classics done right

      Looking for things to do? Trying iconic Canadian food in Toronto should be top of the list. Canada has delectable dishes that have never really left the country’s shores, and on Toronto food tours, the more elastic your waistband, the better. Uniquely Toronto food includes the deceptively simple but oh-so-delicious peameal sandwich (griddled peameal bacon on a soft bun) and mouthwatering no-bake Nanaimo slices – a crumb base topped with layers of custard and chocolate. And then there’s Canadian poutine, the holy grail of crispy fries, squeaky cheese curds, and rich gravy.

      A typical market stall at a fresh food market in Toronto
      A must-visit market scene

      Toronto’s restaurants and cafés are world-class, but the true Toronto food bucket list can only be checked off at the city’s vibrant markets. From Portuguese-style grilled chicken and custard tarts at Churrasco St. Lawrence to Ukrainian pierogi dumplings at European Delight, Toronto manages to distill the global culinary scene into its small, colorful marketplaces. If you’re looking for things to do, head to Toronto food paradise in Kensington Market – a small neighborhood packed with Caribbean shops, Mexican taquerias, Chilean joints, European cafés, and authentic Italian pizzerias.

      Latest reviews from our guests

        On Sept 6, May Wong met us as planned at our hotel for a full day tour of Montreal. We were off at a good pace with use of the metro, city bus, and of course, our legs. She made our first trip to Montreal an absolute memorable one that you must do too. Please request May and your time together will be a real treat!!! Thank you May!

        September 2022

        Diane M

        Would have loved the experience more if it hadn't been our 3rd day in the city and had already seen a lot of the things. He was informative and asked what we were interested in doing and seeing. He even recommended several more things for us to do on our own.

        August 2022

        Jennifer R

        My mom and I had never been to Montreal. We were paired with our guide Gabriel. He showed us the city, told us the history, shared some of his favourite local spots, and let us choose the pace we walked. Would highly recommend having Gabriel as a guide!

        August 2022

        Sera G

        Patrick was informative and made fantastic use of our time to show us everything we wanted to see. He has a great sense of humor, and made the day a lot of fun!

        August 2022

        Kirk Z

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