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Kensington Market -Toronto's Neighborhood International Food Tour

Toronto, Canada
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From US$74.11

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Non-refundable
You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
  • 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Taste your way through Kensington Market, home to one of the most diverse food scenes in Toronto. Visitors are often overwhelmed by choice if exploring alone. Instead, join a guide and head straight to the area’s best eateries, where you skip notoriously long lines to sample at least 6 international cuisines—from Tibetan momos to Jamaican patties.
  • All food tastings, enough for lunch
  • Tours on Saturday and Sunday
  • Great Vegetarian option available
  • All ages and abilities welcome

What's Included

  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 240 Augusta Ave
    240 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L7, Canada

    Your guide will meet you in front of Nu Bügel which is the first stop and tasting.

End point

  • 28 Kensington Ave
    28 Kensington Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2J9, Canada

    Tour ends at the Fika Café which is approximately a 5-minute walk from the start location.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant meals not included
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • We ONLY offer Vegetarian and Pescatarian options. This tour is NOT for guests who have an aversion/allergy to: gluten, dairy, nuts. We do NOT have a "Vegan" option.
  • We do not recommend this Experience for guests who have mobility issues.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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      Can’t recommend this tour enough!
      Stefanie_V, Jan 2023
      It was an excellent food tour that brought Kensington market and its history to such a beautiful memory for us. Jessica managed to explain everything about the place with such passion and understanding that we would now like to eat our way through Kensington market. So much knowledge about food, but also respect for the history and owners of the restaurants and small businesses there…we can only recommend you to book this tour and enjoy a wonderful hours spent together with a group of people with similar passion like yours.
      Tour Guide William is great.
      Ellison_S, Dec 2022
      William is great tour guide. He gave even more life the history and stories he shared with us about Kensington market. It was a chilly day, but William came prepared with hand warmers! Great experience.
      I booked this food tour...
      Jessica_D, Nov 2022
      I booked this food tour through Viator, but it disappeared from my app, which prevented me from pulling up the ticket or details. There was no record in the app that I had booked the trip (only via the confirmation email I received), and therefore no contact information for the operator. I tried to figure out how to contact Viator for help, but was frustratingly looped back and instructed to contact the operator (which was impossible). Am wondering if maybe the operator went out of business? Regardless, not a great experience.
      A Great Day Around the Market
      Irene_B, Nov 2022
      This tour was great despite the rain. Jessica, our tour guide, was prepared with ponchos if needed, and she was wonderful. She has a great personality and shared a lot of great information about the history of the market and answered any and all questions posed. As she said, we "visited" 5 countries sampling 9 different food items in the 2 1/2 hours. All the food was delicious and the portion sizes were great. Our only concern was that it was a little carb heavy so you do need to pace yourself or save a portion for eating later.
      Great Toronto experience
      Julie_D, Nov 2022
      This was brilliant. Our guide, William was excellent. The food places we went were so lovely. And so much food, make sure you an hungry. we stopped at 6 places and tried more than 10 different things, i lost count!
      A great experience
      Mark_C, Nov 2022
      Great tour of the neighbourhood with William. Very knowledgeable and accommodating. Thanks for a great experience!!!
      Great experience
      Desate_B, Oct 2022
      We enjoy learning the history of Kensington. Learning the culture and the art is amazing! Good night tasting was different. We had bagels, empanadas, fish, tea, and Jamaica meat pies….yummy!
      Fantastic food tour of Kensington Market
      Ray_T, Oct 2022
      Jessica was a fantastic tour guide who provided a wealth of information about the food and culture of Toronto.
      Great experience. Highly recommend.
      Yuval_P, Oct 2022
      Wonderful tour. Great food. The guide was very knowledgeable, kind and shared a lot of his knowledge I learnt a lot about Canada and Toronto (definitely not just food)
      Great tour!
      Laura_W, Oct 2022
      Our tour guide William was outstanding! He took us on a culinary tour of cuisines that we honestly probably would have never tried at Kensington Market, and we’re so glad we did! So worth the time!
      Taste unique fusions of countries in 2 hours
      Freda_F, Oct 2022
      Our tour guide William was delightful! Really enjoyed learning about the history and culture of Toronto as we ate through places around Kensington market. He introduced us to new fusion types of foods that we haven’t tried before.
      Wonderful Tour!
      Wilma_S, Sept 2022
      Our tour operator Jessica was wonderful and we thoroughly enjoyed the history she provided, and the food tastings were great. We were so full by the time the tour was over!
      Kensington Market, A brief visit
      Raymond_M, Sept 2022
      Walking through the neighborhood, experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells of the various eateries. Learning of the history and notable monuments of the area increased my appreciation of my visit.
      Scrumptious
      Bev_M, Aug 2022
      Loved the food tour. Our Guide was awesome and picked great food for us to try! In addition to the food we got a lot of information about the neighborhoods!
      Fun and filling!
      LISSA_W, Aug 2022
      William made the guests feel included in the experience, from start to finish. Also, the food was excellent and plentiful.
      1 traveler found this review helpful
      Great guide but mediocre food
      Penny_R, Aug 2022
      Tour guide was fantastic. Very knowledgeable about foods and neighborhood and history. Very friendly and open to questions. Food was not great. 3 of the 6 stops involved fried dough and not much flavor. Bagel stop and fish stop were great
      Response from Host, Aug 2022
      Thanks Penny for your kind words and glad I was able to be your host on our foodie adventure. I'm sorry to hear that the food was not to your liking but glad you enjoyed our Bagel stop and our Fish n Chip stop. Sorry, you didn't like the Chilean, Jamaican, Swedish and Korean stops where we highlighted and shared authentic tastings from those countries that are favourites amongst the kids of those cultures. I'm sorry that those flavours didn't fit your pallet but I'm glad you were willing to try things and perhaps learned a little bit about the people and cultures behind the foods showcased on our tour.
      Good times!
      ALI_E, Jul 2022
      Relaxing fun time. A diverse variety of tasty food with nice size portions. We also got a quick rundown on the history of the market area. Would definitely recommend this to anyone.
      Amazing tour!
      Rachel_F, Jul 2022
      What an amazing tour of the Kensington Market. Our tour guide, Jessica, was very friendly, knowledgeable and approachable, and her enthusiasm was second to none. The most brilliant part about the tour was it gave us an opportunity to try difference places and foods that we would never have thought of trying on our own, and Jessica thoroughly entertaining us with in-depth stories and history about the local food and culture was an added bonus. I would definitely recommend this tour, but be sure to come with an appetite!!
      Greet experience! Come hungry.
      Tracy_P, Jul 2022
      This is a really fun tour of the Kensington Market neighborhood! Jessica, our guide, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It was great to go to a variety of restaurants and get a tasting of their dishes. Jessica also pointed out some restaurants we skipped and we returned for an amazing dinner that night. The six tastings included dishes I probably wouldn’t have ordered on my own. Come with an appetite!
      Great tour
      Emily_B, Jul 2022
      The tour give you an opportunity to try different food from all over the world. Jessica our guide was very knowledgeable and really brought the experience to life!
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