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A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

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A Taste of Victoria Food Tours is a 2 hour guided historic walking and food tour through Chinatown, Old Town and the Inner Harbour of beautiful Victoria, B.C., Canada. Along the route guests will take part in 6-8 food tastings, while learning the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1701 Douglas Street | Victoria Public Market, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 0C1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Did another tour with Andy and it was as good as the first time. He has a great way of providing information in a way that is fun and interesting. We were able to try some different restaurants this time which was great. We will...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for returning to the tour! I had a great time with you folks this past week and was happy I was able to show you a few new spots that we hadn’t explored the first time. I look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Andy did a great job during the tour. We stopped at tea shops, restaurants and a chocolate shop. Andy's knowledge of the history of Victoria is spectacular! Every time we asked a question, he had the answer with some interesting facts about the city or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the wonderful feedback and excellent review. I had a nice time with you folks on tour and I appreciate the curiousity and questions about the city. I look forward to seeing you back in town in the near future. All the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was so fun, I definitely recommend it to anyone who likes to eat and walk around learning history. Our guide was full of personality and interesting history, his personal relationships with the places we went made it even better. We had a great time!More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Candice, Thank you for the excellent review and recommendation! I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed both the food and the history on the tour. I also appreciate that you recognized how close I am with my vendors - they are all so wonderful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxed walk, enjoyable food tastings & a great learning experience. Andy was excellent! He had a great sense of humour as he provided us with the history of downtown Victoria. The food tastings were varied but all very tasty and for us a first. Learned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and feedback. I’m glad to hear you enjoyed the walk, the food and the history. Also, thank you for the recommendation, much appreciated. Sincerely, Andy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of food (meatballs, matcha tea, macarons, Southern Style potato skins, and more). The walk was manageable and spaced out. The history was a good touch but not a huge part of the tour. Andy was a great guide and makes an effort to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the variety of tastings and tidbits of history along the route. I look forward to seeing you again in the town in the near future. Sincerely, Andy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I have lived near Victoria for over 50 years, I learned interesting items about my city from Andy, an excellent tour guide. A friend from out of town and I took this very enjoyable tour and ate our way through the historical areas of...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Bev, Thank you for the wonderful review and excellent review. It is always a lot of fun to have locals on the tour and show them new places and stories about their city. I had a great time with the two of you last...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour owner/operator, Andy Olson was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the city which he calls home. He showed passion and dedication on what he does to ensure he delivers expectations that is above and beyond what his audience expects. I lived in Vancouver years...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ray, Thank you for the wonderful in-depth review. It does my heart good to hear that someone who has been to Victoria before loved the tour so much. I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed the authentic vendors as much as the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only 2 clients for Andy Olsen. We took the 11 a.m. tour on a stunning fall day. It was the most wonderful 2 hours spent with this charming, knowledgeable man. Even though we both live near Victoria it was a great surprise to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jennie, Thank you for the wonderful review and feedback. I had a great time with the two of you on tour and you are right about it being a beautiful autumn day. I hope that you got to enjoy your doggy bag full of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about the tour was excellent. Choice and variety of food, info about the food and the city, length and timing, sights and scenery, all were fantastic. We are Victoria locals and still learned a great deal about the city's history, architecture, and culture, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sean, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback. It is always great to have locals out on tour and I am happy to hear you found some new spots learnt some new local history. I look forward to running into you around town....More

Reviewed 9 November 2018

A Taste of Victoria is a great food tour. Lots of great food (including an Italian bakery that makes true Ligurian focaccia) and info about Victoria. We loved it. I would recommend this tour to everyone.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Atasteofvictoria, Owner at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the excellent review and I am really happy to hear you would recommend it to everyone. I agreed that La Tana Bakery is a real authentic gem and his focaccina is definitely worth writing about! Thanks again, Andy

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dmwalker222
18 November 2018|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
I would think one week would be fine, but maybe the vendor, Viator, and Eric the actual guide would like another week.
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sandovalsamuel55
18 July 2018|
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Response from Atasteofvictoria | Property representative |
Hello, The price of the tour on Trip Advisor, or our website, includes the price of all of the food tastings. Cheers, Andy
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Susan A
9 June 2018|
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Response from Atasteofvictoria | Property representative |
Unfortunately the 11am tour is sold out. I have 6 spots available on the 2pm tour. If you’d like to reserve this you can check out the updated availability on our website at A Taste of Victoria Food Tours. We are a... More
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