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Corktown and Distillery Historic District Food Tour

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

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
All preselected food and drink
Restaurant Taxes & Gratuities
Vegetarian Options are available on request
Gluten Free & Vegan options may be available for a small surcharge. Please inquire ate time of booking
Tour guide gratuities, at your discretion
Souvenirs and personal items
Any extra food and/or drinks you may wish to purchase
Parking
Transportation to and from tour starting/ending point

Departure Point

55 Mill St, Toronto, ON M5A 1G3, Canada

Departure Time

11:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
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.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Distillery Historic District
A Toronto Food Tours uniformed guide will be waiting for you when you arrive at the watchman's gates of the distillery district at 55 Mill Street. First up, you'll grab a cup of coffee at one of the the city's best coffee roasters. Then head off to stroll the cobblestone street of what was once the largest distillery in the world and now a national historic site. Your guide will give you the history of the area and a look into the family that helped shape modern day Toronto. You will stop to fill your bellies at a French Bistro and an artisanal chocolate maker who recently had their dark chocolate named "Best in the World". Next, it is off to the Canary district, Toronto's newest neighborhood and previously home to the PAN AM Games Athletes Village.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Corktown Common
After tasting some of the best Mediterranean food in the city, head out to the final neighborhood: Corktown. Along the way, stop for some delicious Mexican food, a sweet treat and one of Chef Scott's favorite dishes at a local eatery. In all, you will taste 10 dishes at 8 locally owned restaurants and bars. You'll finish your tour with a craft beer tasting at a Toronto institution dating back to 1889. The tour lasts approximately 4 hours.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tours run in all weather conditions, please dress accordingly. A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear comfortable footwear
  • Proof of age may be required, please bring government issued photo ID
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Toronto Food Tours Inc.

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Corktown and Distillery Historic District Food Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

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Wonderful food adventure!
Journey410890
, Jan 2020
John was our guide. We learned so much from him about Toronto’s rich history. Food was delicious. Drinks were outstanding. Definitely take this tour!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
Hello, We are glad you had a blast on your Distillery tour and enjoyed learning about Toronto's rich history. Thank you for leaving us a review.

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