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Food Lover's Guide to Toronto

By Viator, March 2018

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Toronto is Canada's largest metropolitan area, and it's also one of the country's most multicultural cities. With cultures and cuisines from around the globe, Toronto makes for a food-lover's dream. Here's what to know about exploring its restaurants, markets, and specialty stores.

Must-Visit Foodie Neighborhoods
  • Distillery District: This district is full of cafes, restaurants, and shops located within heritage buildings with beautiful architecture, as well as the famed Stone Distillery.
  • Dundas West/Little Portugal: This up-and-coming residential neighborhood is full of Portuguese shops and cafes offering authentic food and groceries.
  • Leslieville: Leslieville's cafes, groovy shops, and restaurants have served as a backdrop for numerous film and TV productions and today attract trendsetters with a mix of Canadian flavors.
  • King West: Comparable to New York City's SoHo, King West is home to the Toronto International Film Festival and a wide array of restaurant options.
  • Old Toronto: The first of Toronto's named neighborhoods is home to tons of multicultural shops, restaurants, and markets.

Must-Do Experiences
  • Taste beer and chocolates on a walking tour of Toronto's Distillery District.
  • Indulge in meaty treats and try Toronto's signature peameal bacon sandwich on a Hogtown history food tour.
  • Take a small-group gourmet dinner tour of Little Italy and visit several popular local restaurants.
  • See the sights and enjoy lunch or dinner out on Toronto Harbour during a dining cruise.
  • Learn about Toronto's fascinating food history on a visit to Kensington Market.
  • Visit the St. Lawrence Market and learn about Toronto's underground Prohibition tunnel with a foodie tour guide.

Tours & Tickets

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St. Lawrence Market and Old Toronto Food Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Reviews

Taste where Toronto began. Over 200 years ago, aboriginals traded goods from war canoes and fished for salmon on the shores of Lake Ontario behind where the ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.65
Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour, Toronto, Food Tours
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Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 53 Reviews

On this small-group walking tour, explore the historical streets of Old Toronto and learn how beer has played an important role in Toronto's past. Taste some ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $38.10
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Toronto Dinner and Dance Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

Enjoy a special dining experience on this Toronto dinner and dance cruise. As you travel along Toronto Harbour, grab a cocktail, soak in views of the city ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $81.94
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Toronto Dining Cruise with Buffet Lunch or Brunch

4 star rating: Recommended 12 Reviews

Hop aboard this Toronto Harbour cruise for a special dining experience. Choose the lunch cruise or weekend brunch cruise and enjoy a lovely meal while admiring ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $57.27
When Pigs Fry: Walking Food Tour of Toronto's Hogtown History, Toronto, Lunch Cruises
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When Pigs Fry: Walking Food Tour of Toronto's Hogtown History

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

At one point, there were so many pigs in Toronto that the city garnered the nickname "Hogtown", and its pork and bacon earned a reputation as some of ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $60.33
Toronto Food Tour: Kensington Market Sweet and Savory, Toronto, Food Tours
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Toronto Food Tour: Kensington Market Sweet and Savory

4 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Savor sweet and savory dishes from around the globe on this walking tour of downtown Toronto’s Kensington Market, a colorful multicultural neighborhood ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $46.84
Toronto Distillery District Walking Tour, Toronto, Food Tours
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Toronto Distillery District Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Reviews

Strike out on foot with your knowledgeable guide and tour Toronto's Distillery District. Spend an hour enthralled by stories of business intrigue, a drunk ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $18.84

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