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Corktown and Distillery Historic District Food Tour

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Stroll through cobblestoned Corktown and the historical distillery district for a food tasting tour in Toronto. Pass British row houses, brickyards, breweries, cork-stop makers, and what once was the world’s largest distillery. Your various tasting stops include global fusion–inspired appetizers, an award-winning chocolate shop, craft beer from an 1889 institution, and amazing Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine. Along the way, revel in fun facts, history, and humorous stories of the city.
  • Food tasting tour of Corktown and the distillery district in Toronto
  • Savor many tastings that include Mediterranean and Mexican food, dark chocolate, craft beer, and more
  • See what was once the largest distillery in the world
  • Walk through a charming neighborhood of cobblestone streets and learn about its Irish-immigrant origins
  • Admire Corktown’s historical architecture
  • Small-group tour limited to 15 people
Steeped in history, Toronto’s neighborhood of Corktown began in the early nineteenth century as a home to the Irish immigrants who helped build the city. On this food tasting tour that winds through both Corktown and the distillery district, stroll along quaint laneways and admire fine examples of British row houses, brickyards, cork-stop makers, and breweries.

Meet your guide at the watchman's gates of the distillery district and kick off your tour with a fresh cup of joe at one the city's best coffee roasters. In all, you will taste 10 dishes at eight locally owned restaurants and bars.

Next, see what was once the largest distillery in the world and now a national historic site. Learn about the family that was influential in shaping modern-day Toronto.

Stop at a French bistro and an artisanal chocolate maker whose dark chocolate was coined the "Best in the World.” Visit the Canary district, Toronto's newest neighborhood and previously home to the PAN AM Games Athletes Village. Along the way, revel in fun facts, history and humorous stories of the city.

Savor delicious Mediterranean and Mexican fare, as well as a sweet treat. Finish your tour with a craft beer tasting at a Toronto institution dating back to 1889.

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