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This culinary walking tour in Old Montréal, led by an experienced and passionate guide, will allow you to appreciate the city’s culture thanks to a perfect blend of history and gastronomy. Be a part of Montréal’s food scene and discover the businesses that reflect the local culinary culture.

Your guide will share with you our favourite gourmet treats. During the tour, indulge in sweet and savoury bites offered by local businesses. A delicious and enlightening tour awaits!

We also offer a culinary tour of Montréal in a vehicle. Contact us for more information.

Highlights of the Old Montréal Culinary Tour

  • Follow your certified professional guide , as you stroll through the charming cobblestone streets of Old Montréal.
  • Learn more about the rich history of the neighbourhood while enjoying four carefully selected tastings .
  • Admire the architecture of important buildings and institutions, such as the Saint-Sulpice Seminary, the historic district’s oldest building.
  • Explore a number of key areas, namely Place d’Armes , Place Jacques-Cartier , Saint-Paul Street , and the Cours Le Royer .
  • Bask in Old Montréal’s delightful setting as you partake in local gastronomical offerings.

Practical Information & Reservation

Schedule: year-round, at the day and time of your choosing (according to availability), departure time between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Duration: 3 hrs.

Rate (taxes included) : $95 per person.

Minimum: 6 participants. Also available for groups of less than 6 participants (rates upon request).

Additional notes: We recommend you have a very light lunch before the tour as the tastings are relatively filling. Please let us know of any allergies or food restrictions at the time of booking.

Contact us for more information or to book your Old Montréal culinary tour.

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Your culinary adventure begins with meeting your knowledgeable and entertaining guide outside of Pub BreWskey . Your first tasty snack will be maple bacon jerky. This sweet and savory treat is sure to tingle your taste buds. It’s the perfect way to kick off your tour. On your way to your next food stop, you’ll pass by City Hall, the headquarters for the city of Montréal’s government, with its ornate architectural details and stunning central clock tower. You'll pass  by the Notre Dame Basilica with its beautiful Gothic Revival architecture.  A Montreal food tour would not be complete with out this delectable delicacy - Poutine! Featuring french fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds, Poutine is an absolute must-try while in Quebec. Your final stop on this food tour will satisfy your sweet tooth: a delicious chocolate dessert.

  • A fully narrated tour with an experienced, knowledgeable guide.
  • All preselected food including maple bacon jerky, soup, poutine, and a delectable dessert.

Duration:  2-hours

When:   Available June - September tours daily.

  • The tour operates rain or shine.
  • The tour size is limited to 10 participants.
  • Please arrive at the meeting location at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and dress for the weather.
  • Tour guide gratuities are not included, optional and always appreciated.

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  • Nita tout garni - Our journey starts with a beloved local gravelax sandwich.
  • St. Viateur Bagel (Est. 1957) - We enjoy famous Montreal bagels.
  • Drogheria Fine - We savour fresh homemade gnocchi with Montreal's best tomato sauce.
  • *Kem Coba - Finish off your tour with potentially the best Ice Cream (in the summer months only)
  • Kouzina Niata - Country style Greek eatery from a local crew
  • Siboire Saint-Laurent -Craft brewery 4oz beer or Tea for the non alcool drinkers
  • *Only on Tuesday - Phyllo Bar Melina's Classic spanakopita
  • Gratuities for the guide
  • Option 1 Nita Tout Garni, 5687B Av du Parc, Montréal, QC H2V 4H2, Canada The guide will be waiting for you in front of Nita tout garni. 5687B Av du Parc, Montréal, QC H2V 4H2
  • Option 2 Phyllo Bar Melina's, 5733 Av du Parc, Montréal, QC H2V 4H2, Canada If you booked your tour on a Tuesday this it the meeting point for the Tuesday tour only. The guide will be waiting for you in front of the store. 5733 Av du Parc, Montréal, QC H2V 4H2
  • Kem CoBa, 60 Av. Fairmount O, Montréal, QC H2T 2M2, Canada It's a 10 minute walk from the meeting location.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • IMPORTANT: Please advise of any dietary restrictions in the Special Requirements field at the time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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  • You'll end at Kem CoBa 60 Av. Fairmount O, Montréal, QC H2T 2M2, Canada It's a 10 minute walk from the meeting location. See address & details

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  • bethpindc 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Great Food Tour Guides Darren and Shanti provided an excellent tour. They are very knowledgeable about Montreal history, culture, and food. The tastings ranged from traditional (poutine) to international (tacos) to decadent (award winning pastry). The pace of the tour was perfect. If I return to Montreal, I'll happily take another one of their food tours. Read more Written May 16, 2024
  • Ward D 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Best food tour! Our guide was passionate about Montreal and the various food venues. Very engaging and informative tour. And all the food was excellent! Read more Written May 14, 2024
  • cedartrail3057 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Wonderful! Thé tour was wonderful, especially our guide Ron. Great personality and very knowledgeable. Food stops were on the mark, nice selection. I would do this again. Read more Written May 11, 2024
  • jkfran 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Great tour a must do. Our tour guide was very friendly and welcoming. She was a wealth of knowledge and made the tour a very present experence. It was nice to taste the different foods. I would recommend to do this tour first so you can go back to your favorite spot for dinner. Read more Written May 9, 2024
  • laureneT5565NR 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Let Ronny Be Your Guide! Ronny was a fantastic tour guide! We got an amazingly well rounded and passionate tour from a man who truly loves and appreciates the history and culture of Montreal. The weather didn't cooperate but Ronny was very thoughtful (and funny) when shepherding us from stop to stop and even gave a bonus stop to share a bit more about the city. The food was of course tasty and came along with very interesting facts. I went on my birthday and at the end of the tour he lead the Happy Birthday song which was a very pleasant surprise. Would highly recommend this tour with Ronny! Read more Written May 8, 2024
  • napngs 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Old Montreal Food & Drink Tour & culture Wed May 1, 2024. Excellent two hour tour on May 1, 2024 1:00pm led by our local guide, Sandrine. This was a small group of four. Extremely informative, eclectic samplings (6) of unique Montreal cuisine, & fun. We had a bite at each of the following: Crew Cafe - The unique Montreal bagel w/ cream cheese & smoked salmon, capers, dill. Very good. Situated in the former Royal Bank Tower. Le Beau Marche - Excellent meat & cheese charcuterie. La Cantina - Tacos w/ mushrooms (first time for us), veg, guac, & two sauce choices. Muy bueno. Franklin's (aka Suds & Subs)- Neat little spot where the owner/chep puts a neat spin on some class street fare. We had the poutine w/ smoked brisket. This was the unanimous favorite of our group. Franklin's offers classic submarine sandwiches, NYC style hot dogs, & the real deal Philly cheesesteak. A good walk after eating down to the waterfront at the old port & the defunct grain elevators. Chez Potier's bakery & grocery - picked up some canneles bordelais, a simple pastry but baked in hot molds to give it a chewy exterior & cake-like interior. Les Soeurs Grises (legend refers to them as "The Tipsy Nuns". We won't reveal the tale here. We paired our canneles w/ this brasserie's Marquis Ale Brune (5 ABV). Worth a second visit. $105USD pp. We highly recommend Viator for advance booking of unique tours when we travel to new places. It was an excellent & unique tour. Merci Sandrine & Viator. Read more Written May 8, 2024
  • B1291YDstephanier 0 contributions 1.0 of 5 bubbles Would not recommend - misrepresented tour We went to a Montreal for a friends birthday who lives in the USA and hadn’t been to Montreal before; we thought this tour would be a great way to see some key spots as well as sample food and beverage. Our tour operator was nice; however, meeting point was unclear and without signage, the tour started 30 mins late, it was a large group (over 10 ppl). At the first food/drink spot, we were served 1/2 a bagel with optional tap water and nowhere to sit or even gather around the tour guide. We were then taken to the washrooms and told there wouldn’t be another stop for at least an hour. We then had the tour guide clarify that this was not a food and drink/wine pairing (as described and the reason we purchased) we left the group. It was very disappointing and an overinflated price for what we were getting. I would not recommend this tour at all. Read more Written May 6, 2024
  • oharathegerman 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Montreal Food Tour The tour was fantastic. Fran, our guide, is very personable and knowledgeable. She shared engaging historical facts and answered all our questions. The food was delicious and tied in to the stories she shared. She also remembered everyone’s name and she was genuine. Very obvious she knows this city so well and is passionate to share all its gems and great eats. Read more Written May 4, 2024
  • John C 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Great way to get our bearings on our first day. Our guides Laura and Jules were great. The food stops were interesting and between them and discussion with others on the tour us some ideas for dinner plans on the rest of our trip. Read more Written May 4, 2024
  • ethnicspoon 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Best food tour ever!! This tour exceeded my expectation is many ways! It was very organized with the food ready at each stop and so much fun! Our host David was incredible!! Thanks again! Read more Written May 3, 2024
  • Adventure65578652026 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles A Great Way to Spend the Day David was a wonderful guide and his love for Montreal came through loud and clear. The food stops were well planned and varied, starting with a bagel with lox and cream cheese and ending with a delicious pastry and beer (a strange combination which worked very well), with several local favorites in between. A great way to spend the day! Read more Written April 17, 2024
  • doric771 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Great way to explore Old Montreal! This tour was fantastic and exceeded expectations. Laura our guide was super knowledgeable and friendly. We really enjoyed exploring Old Montreal with her guidance and learning more about the area while enjoying delicious food along the way. 5 star - excellent use of 3 hours in Montreal. Highly recommend! Read more Written April 14, 2024
  • LomitaMike 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Food tour hits history and culture of Montreal The food tour did not disappoint, as we look to food tours as a cultural and historical experience. Ronny, our tour guide, was well versed in both and provided as much detail as we could bear. Additionally, he is very knowledgeable about probably all the restaurants in Montreal, it would seem. He provided us many recommendations of other restaurants, stopped at important sites and suggested other places to visit. This particular food tour hit the classic food scene in Montreal, with stops for bagels (apparently 80% of all bagels here are sesame bagels), a vegetarian taco (to highlight the growing diversity here), poutine (apparently so named after a Quebec/French word for mess or alternatively, from the phrase, "'Put in (poutine)' all this stuff on top of my french fries," a market for a small charcuterie of local cheeses and cured meat, a bakery for a cannele, and finally a microbrewery (where the cannele is served with an ale). Thirsty souls can stay longer at the brewery to rest their legs and replenish vital fluids. Read more Written April 11, 2024
  • bobbythain 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Food and history is a wonderful combination! What an amazing way to spend some time learning about this amazing city. Even with a rain storm that moved in, causing us to delay the initial tour, the time was used to learn about each other and what to expect on the tour. So impressed with the knowledge of our guide and all the tasty food we were able to sample. We will be back again! Read more Written April 2, 2024
  • auroraj619 0 contributions 5.0 of 5 bubbles Lovely time! Ronny gave us an amazing tour in Old Montreal mixing information about good, about the history of the town and tips on where to go in Montreal. I highly recommend it! Read more Written March 9, 2024

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Old Montreal

Old Montreal is a neighborhood situated in the southeastern part of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, near the port. It is recognized as one of the oldest and most historic regions in Montreal, characterized by its narrow, cobblestone streets and remarkable historic architecture. The area is adorned with several landmarks and monuments dating back to the city’s inception in the 17th century.

Old Montreal entices tourists with its unique blend of history, architecture, and cultural attractions. The neighborhood boasts several museums, such as the Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History, and numerous historic churches, including Notre-Dame Basilica. Old Montreal also has a thriving cultural scene, with theaters, art galleries, and performance spaces in abundance.

While touring Old Montreal, visitors can enjoy the delightful public squares, such as Place Jacques-Cartier, and soak in the stunning vistas of the St. Lawrence River from the Old Port. The neighborhood also offers a diverse range of restaurants, cafes, and shops, making it an ideal spot for both foodies and shopping enthusiasts!

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Best time to visit.

Old Montreal is open every day from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, so there is no specific day that is better or worse to visit than others. However, it’s worth noting that some attractions, shops, and restaurants may have different hours or be closed on certain days, so it’s a good idea to check their schedules beforehand. Additionally, the weather and the crowds can vary depending on the time of year, so you may want to consider those factors when planning your visit as well!

What to Know

Old Montreal, known as Vieux-Montréal in French, is a historic district located within the municipality of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The neighborhood, which includes the Old Port of Montreal, is bounded by McGill Street to the west, Ruelle des Fortifications to the north, rue Saint-André to the east, and the Saint Lawrence River to the south. In recent years, the district has expanded to incorporate the Rue des Soeurs Grises to the west, Saint Antoine Street to the north, and Saint Hubert Street to the east.

The district showcases the city’s indigenous and colonial history through a variety of historical sites dating back to the 17th century. Visitors can also enjoy the area’s contemporary cultural offerings, including art, food, and wellness. With markets, museums, architectural marvels, and other attractions, Old Montreal’s cobblestone streets offer endless opportunities for exploration and entertainment. Some notable landmarks that you should visit when in Old Montreal include Notre-Dame Basilica, Place d’Armes, Montreal City Hall, Bonsecours Market, Saint-Paul Street (Rue Saint-Paul), Champ de Mars, Château Ramezay, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, and Old Port of Montreal (Vieux-Port!)

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How to get there.

To explore Old Montreal, you can access it through any of the three Metro stations. The Victoria Square station is situated at the western end, the Place-d’Armes is the nearest to the central region, and the Champ-de-Mars is closest to the eastern side. All you need to do is walk south, towards the river, from any of these three stations. The best way to reach and explore this destination is by booking a Food Walking Tour or a Dessert Walking Tour which will take you on a culinary adventure unlike any other! You’ll also get to marvel at the stunning architecture and stained glass windows of Notre-Dame Basilica and the heritage of Montreal City Hall.

Montréal, the biggest city in the Québec province and the most French-influenced region of North America, is infused with a contagious energy. Despite its modernity, the city boasts an impressively preserved historic district, characterized by whimsical skyscrapers, sprawling artists’ lofts, fashionable boutiques, and cozy cafes.

But if you’re short on time and have only one day to spend in Montréal, immerse yourself in the charming cobblestone streets of Vieux-Montréal (Old Montréal), the birthplace of the city on Pointe-à-Callière by the St. Lawrence River. Here, the neighborhood’s captivating architectural heritage has been lovingly preserved, with restored 18th- and 19th-century buildings repurposed into trendy shops, boutique hotels, galleries, cafes, bars, and apartments.

At the junction of Notre-Dame and St-Sulpice streets in Vieux-Montréal, a charming little square sees a lot of pedestrian activity – Place d’Armes. In the center of the square stands a statue honoring the originator of the city, Paul de Chomedey, Sieur de Maisonneuve. Make sure to see this famous plaza when you tour Old Montreal along with a stroll through the must-visit streets: Rue Notre-Dame and Rue Saint-Paul!

South of Vieux-Montréal lies the picturesque Vieux-Port (Old Port), a delightful waterfront passage where you can take a leisurely stroll, cycle, or enjoy a picnic. Sitting in the Old Port area is a Ferris wheel you must not miss! La Grande Roue de Montréal, the tallest observation wheel in Canada, offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the city throughout the year. Equipped with cutting-edge technology, the 42 cabins feature ultra-clear tempered glass windows and a temperature control system for comfort.

Located at the base of the wheel, the Bistro de La Grande Roue and the Café de La Grande Roue offer visitors a variety of delicious local cuisine, including grilled sandwiches, salads, and pastries. The terraces of both establishments provide stunning views of the observation wheel. The neighborhood extends north to rue St-Antoine, once dubbed the “Wall Street” of Québec. Take in the oldest and most historic part of the city, where the old-world charm and contemporary vibrancy of Montréal come together in perfect harmony!

Originally founded by French settlers in 1642 as Fort Ville-Marie, this attraction boasts many structures dating back to the era of New France. The neighborhood’s name, Ville-Marie, is derived from the 17th-century settlement. In 1964, the Ministère des Affaires Culturelles du Québec designated a significant portion of Old Montreal as a historic district. As Montreal’s oldest neighborhood, Old Montreal is a vibrant and bustling area that spans several blocks along the Saint Lawrence River waterfront.

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Montréal Food Tours are a great way to discover Montréal’s most popular neighbourhoods, Old Montréal and the Jean-Talon Market & Little Italy during a 2.5-hour walking tour. You will visit this historical site with a professional foodie guide, who will share with you the culinary history of Montréal while enjoying tasty local specialties.

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Montreal Food Tours are an excellent way of discovering neighbourhoods, meeting its people and tasting local flavors. Whether you are visiting Montréal or you are resident wishing to find the hidden treasures of your city, culinary tourism is a unique way of exploring a town, here and everywhere in the world.

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The Montmorency Falls on the Montmorency River in Quebec, Canada, June 6, 2017.

If you're still sorting out summer vacation plans and looking to enjoy a taste of Europe without breaking the bank , then brush up on your French phrases and say bonjour to Canada .

"Good Morning America" continued the Bucket List on a Budget series by visiting two historic Canadian cities—Quebec City and Montreal—to show travelers how to plan an epic vacation without crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

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For this multi-city trip, Air Canada flights can be found for as low as $123 one way from Philadelphia to Quebec City. And to get back from Montreal, fares are around $200.

Travel experts regularly recommend checking Google Flights and setting alerts to help find the lowest fares, especially if you can be flexible with your dates of travel to snag the best deals.

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Budget friendly food and bites

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Start the day the French way with a croissant and a café au lait for under $6.

Another local iconic Canadian comfort food dish that's a must-try in Quebec City is poutine.

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The fried potatoes smothered in gravy and cheese curds is a classic go-to and at Le Chic Shack, it only costs $8.05.

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When you're ready to explore the scene, check out a free walking tour with local guide Samuel Dubois.

"I share my passion with the traveler from all across the world," he said of his small business. "And if they like it, they can [pay] me what they want."

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Sugar shacks like Érablière le Chemin du Roy are part of the quebecois culture where they offer tours and serve up sweets like maple taffy on snow for just under $10 for adults and $5 for kids.

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Free Night-seeing

Take in the sights and some history for free in the evenings at Cité Mémoire in Old Montreal with massive art projections on display all across the city.

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PHOTO: Gnocchi from Drogheria Fine in Montreal.

The Mile End neighborhood is similar to that of Brooklyn in New York City or Shoreditch in London, where exotic eateries and vintage shops line the area and offer bites like gnocchi at Drogheria Fine for under $4.

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Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal

Duration: 2.5 hours

Tastings: 7 tastings (pâtés, smoked meat, maple treats and more!)

This walking tour will allow you to discover the cultural and historic culinary charms of the oldest district of Montréal.

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Speciality shops and boutiques in the area are housed in old factories and showrooms from the 19th century.

As you follow the narrow and winding streets of Old Montréal, your professional tour guide will feed your hunger for knowledge on the history of Montréal and its many culinary pleasures.

You will learn how the native people have influenced Canadian food habits and how the World Fair Expo 67 brought exotic food to our tables.

That and much more… Come discover the flavors and aromas of Old Montréal!

Here are a few reviews from satisfied participants in this tour:

“The choices of stops was good and our guide’s knowledge of the area and history in general very enjoyable. The rainy weather did not deter from the tour.”

“Our guide was knowledgeable, nice, nothing was rushed, knows a lot and loves Montreal! On our next trip to Montreal will use them again for other tours, we actually went back in the following days to 2 restaurants that were introduced to us and loved them. To one we went twice. P and S, New York”

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Bucket list on a budget: Where to eat, sight see and stay in Quebec City and Montreal

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If you're still sorting out summer vacation plans and looking to enjoy a taste of Europe without breaking the bank , then brush up on your French phrases and say bonjour to Canada .

"Good Morning America" continued the Bucket List on a Budget series by visiting two historic Canadian cities—Quebec City and Montreal—to show travelers how to plan an epic vacation without crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

Plus, the current exchange rate for $1 U.S. dollar is 1.37 Canadian dollars, which will help keep cash in your pocket.

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Check out the best tips to save from flights to food below.

Flight deals for Canada summer vacations

For this multi-city trip, Air Canada flights can be found for as low as $123 one way from Philadelphia to Quebec City. And to get back from Montreal, fares are around $200.

Travel experts regularly recommend checking Google Flights and setting alerts to help find the lowest fares, especially if you can be flexible with your dates of travel to snag the best deals.

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Hilton Quebec City offers visitors who stay for two or more nights free public transportation on the RTC bus. That means an unlimited three day pass to help explore the city free of an additional charge.

Budget friendly food and bites

PHOTO: Croissant in Montreal.

Start the day the French way with a croissant and a café au lait for under $6.

Another local iconic Canadian comfort food dish that's a must-try in Quebec City is poutine.

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The fried potatoes smothered in gravy and cheese curds is a classic go-to and at Le Chic Shack, it only costs $8.05.

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When you're ready to explore the scene, check out a free walking tour with local guide Samuel Dubois.

"I share my passion with the traveler from all across the world," he said of his small business. "And if they like it, they can [pay] me what they want."

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When renting a car, be sure to look for deals on airplane partner sites for additional savings.

"If you are a mileage plus member on United, you can save up to 35% off Avis or Budget when booking a car through United. Plus, you'll earn up to 1,250 miles," a spokesperson and travel expert for The Points Guy told "GMA." "If you’re not a mileage plus member, it's a free program, so sign up and save."

Sweet maple treats to try in Canada

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Sugar shacks like Érablière le Chemin du Roy are part of the quebecois culture where they offer tours and serve up sweets like maple taffy on snow for just under $10 for adults and $5 for kids.

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For just $35 USD, the city pass gets visitors tickets to three participating attractions including the 185 acre Montreal Botanical Gardens.

Plus, it can also be used to try your hand at a local cooking class.

Free Night-seeing

Take in the sights and some history for free in the evenings at Cité Mémoire in Old Montreal with massive art projections on display all across the city.

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The Mile End neighborhood is similar to that of Brooklyn in New York City or Shoreditch in London, where exotic eateries and vintage shops line the area and offer bites like gnocchi at Drogheria Fine for under $4.

Or check out Wilensky's Light Lunch Inc, a local family-operated soda fountain and Jewish deli that's been around since 1932, and serves up classics like their famous Wilensky special with cheddar cheese for $4.21.

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This 3-hour guided walking tour brings you on a culinary voyage through Montréal’s most historical district. You’ll walk on European-style cobblestone streets to six different tasting locations, ranging from a local gluten-free baker to an authentic English-style fish 'n' chips shop to venues serving up traditional Québécois fare. Along the way, you’ll visit sites and learn about the city's culture and history.

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What to Expect from the Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour?

Discovery and Team Building  — Famous landmarks and contemporary restaurants along your route reveal the layers of history in the area, giving you a chance to experience the authentic relationships between the tasting locations and locals, the people and places. As you learn about the city and the people in it, you’ll also learn about each other, weaving your own stories with those told by the guide. Stops such as the Maison de Mère d’Youville and views of iconic Habitat 67 are the perfect backdrop for making memories together.   

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Tasting Locations

  • Restaurant La Catrina:  Mexican restaurant that serves Mexican goodies and house crafted tequila cocktails. We start the evening with Al Pastor, Nopales or Fish tacos with a delicious margarita cocktail made of mescal. (vegetarian options available)
  • Taverne Gaspar  – We start the evening with a little poutine and craft beer pairing. Crispy fries, pulled pork, fresh cheese curds and home made gravy sauce will be paired with a St-Ambroise glass of beer. Vegetarian and lactose intolerant options available. ​
  • Café Nelli – This sophisticated bistro offers fresh, artful dishes that pair perfectly with a good glass of natural wine. We will have Tagliatelle Cacio e pep, which is pasta with fresh truffle, truffle paste pasta and parmigiano reggiano. Everything paired with a glass of natural red wine (5 onze). We finish at Café Nelli with a tiramisu desert. Non diary options available as well.

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One-of-a-Kind Food and Drink Tastings  — After meeting at the initial tasting location, the tour takes you through the enchanting streets (and hidden locations) of beautiful, historic Old Montreal. Along the way, you’ll stop at some of the city’s best restaurants giving you the chance to taste a wide variety of both contemporary and traditional dishes as well as drinks paired perfectly to your meal. Tastings can include dishes from salad to pasta and poutine, offering a wide variety of flavours that a single restaurant would not capture. 

Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour Highlights

  • A visit to 3 unique local restaurants
  • Wine & craft beer tastings paired with your meal 
  • Old Montreal’s essential historic sites
  • Time spent with 10-100+ friends, family members or coworkers

Why take the Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour?

In a word: to get a  taste  of what Montreal has to offer. By combining food, drink and culture, this tour gives you an intimate look at the area, its history and its people and offers a chance to get to know each other better too. Surrounded by the beauty and charm of Montreal’s most historic neighbourhood, you won’t just look at the city, but interact with it. 

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  • Taste Montreal’s gourmet cuisine and regional dishes
  • Take in the vibrant local culture and its rich history

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  • Get to know your group better as you walk and talk
  • Bond through a meaningful shared experience

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  • Don’t worry – we’ll take care of all the details 
  • Enjoy pre-ordered food & drink pairings without the hassle

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Who Should Take the Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour?

The Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour is perfect for groups of 10 to 100+ people looking to share a meaningful and memorable experience whether you’re from out of town or call Montreal home. It’s a great, laidback way to build camaraderie among your team, or to celebrate a success or occasion. If you’re hosting an office party, corporate event, team building activity, family reunion, bachelor/ette party or any other gathering, the Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour is sure to make it feel special. However, due to the nature of the tour, participants must be 18+, and unfortunately it is not wheelchair accessible.

Adults 18+ of all fitness levels, although this tour is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. 

10 – 100+ guests.

This is tour is currently only offered as a private tour. Please fill out the form on our private tour page.

The tour runs rain or shine, or extreme snow! However, we strongly recommend wearing appropriate clothes for the winter season.

Offered on request and depending on availability. Just fill out the form in our private and group tours page.

The Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour is NOT vegan friendly. We offer vegetarian, or gluten-free options.

The Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour offers enough food to satisfy a dinnertime appetite! 

Tickets must be purchased 2 weeks in advance.

We do not recommend parking on the street, as the maximum is 2 hours, and our tour lasts 3 hours. There are paid parking lots nearby at 735 William Street, 687 St. Paul St. West and 720 St. Maurice St.

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Price: $76.95 CAD + tax & fee (children’s prices available)

Duration: 3 hours and a 1.7-km walk

Includes: 6+ food stops including the #1 classic St. Viateur bagel. Come hungry enough for a hearty and satisfying lunch!

Schedule: 11 AM, 11:30 AM and 12 PM, Tuesday to Sunday

Ages: 12+ years

What you’ll see: The Mile End is Montreal’s top cultural and culinary destination. Its thriving foodie scene and artist community are something to be experienced! Our most popular food tour! 

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Mile End Montreal Original Food Tour

The Mile End is Montreal’s top cultural and culinary destination. Its thriving foodie scene and artist community are something to be experienced! 

3 hours and a 1.7-km walk | $98.95 CAD++

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Old Montréal Food & Drink Walking Tour

A unique way to experience Old Montréal’s essential sights including Place d’Armes, the Old Port, and St. Paul Street. Poutine, craft ber and much more

3 hours and a 2.3-km | $114.95 CAD ++

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Old Montreal Bachelorette Party Food & Drink Tour

The perfect daytime activity for your bachelorette party weekend! Includes the breathtaking Crew Cafe, waterfront views, 6+ food stops and much more.

3 hours and a 2.3-km | $114.95 CAD++d

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Montreal Brewpub Experience Craft Beer Tour

Visit 3 exceptional brewpubs, taste 6 different beers & food pairings packed with flavour. Discover the city as you expand your knowledge of craft beer. After all, Montreal is Canada’s top craft beer destination!

3 hour long walking tour | Adult $72.95 CAD + tax & fee

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Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour

Old Montreal is chock-full of history and culture. Wine and dine your way through the area and introduce your group to its unique culinary scene rooted in both tradition and innovation.

[Tour available by private request only] | Starting at 128,95 CAD + ticketing fees, tips and taxes

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Montreal has long served as Canada’s largest artistic haven: Combining the cultural cachet of Paris and the hip vibes of Brooklyn, it tends to attract indie writers, musicians, artists, and multimedia start-ups. This influx of innovators has transformed the 17th-century city—you only have to stroll through the city’s historic Old Port and mingle with its trend-savvy, fashion-forward locals to see.  

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Art & architecture

With its continuously expanding gallery, music, and culinary scenes, Québec’s largest city stays exciting because it’s constantly finding and refining itself. But despite all the change, the city retains a few key consistent glories, including the Corinthian-pillared Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal and the regal French Gothic-styled Notre-Dame Basilica (where Québécois Celine Dion got married). An immersive audio-video spectacle is held nightly in the latter, a choral light show amplified by the 7,000-pipe organ.  

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For fans of more modern architecture, there’s the brutalist, Jenga-like housing complex Habitat 67 , and five miles from Downtown, the city’s UFO-like stadium , nicknamed the “Big O”, which has a 540-foot tower leaning over it (you can take a three-minute ride to the top via bilevel cable car). While you’re there, take a side-trip to the neighboring Botanical Garden , to see the nature-inspired Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion.   Save a few hours for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts , where you’ll find 20th-century Canadian abstract expressionists (such as Jean Paul Riopelle’s trippy paintings), and a Decorative Arts and Design Pavilion (seek out art nouveau tchotchkes, and art deco lounge chairs).  

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The essentials

American citizens need a valid U.S. passport, a passport card, enhanced driver’s license, or a NEXUS card to enter Canada. Fly into Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) at the east end of the city; from there, the 747 bus is an easy and affordable way to get Downtown in 45 minutes. Taxis, rideshare options, and private transfers take about 30 minutes to reach Downtown. The city is currently constructing a train system that will link the airport with Downtown, due to open in late 2024. While most locals speak English, French is the official language, and used on all public signs. 

Getting around

The city’s subway is safe and easy to navigate, with stations close to the city’s main attractions. Pay with cash or contactless payment. Explore Montreal on two wheels via the city’s bike-sharing network, with docking stations throughout the city. 

Accessibility

The Metro Transit system is fully accessible, as are the majority of sidewalks in tourist areas. Olympic Tower and most of the sports complex is wheelchair accessible. The hilly terrain and massive size of Mont Royal can be a challenge, but its highlights can be explored via accessible van or taxi.  

Montreal is a progressive, gay-welcoming city. The Gay Village is the heart of the community, with lively clubs, boutiques, and antique shops. The pedestrian-only main drag, Rue Sainte-Catherine East, comes alive in summer with outdoor cafes and bars. Montreal Pride takes place each August. 

Montreal is a delight for families—it’s safe, walkable, and offers plenty to do for all ages. Top family activities include visiting animals at the Biodôme , whipping around on the roller-coasters at the waterfront La Ronde amusement park, learning a thing or two at the Montreal Science Centre , or ice-skating year-round at Atrium Le 1000 . The city’s many kid-friendly festivals are also worth checking out, including Circus Festival (July) and Snow Festival (January and February).  

Food & drink

French Canadian fare is one of the best-kept culinary secrets in the world. Decades before farm-to-table found favor, many of Montreal’s restaurants were sourcing direct from neighboring pastures. One of them was Downtown’s Bar George , housed in a 140-year-old former private club that once hosted the likes of Pierre Trudeau and Princess Margaret. Start with the locally distilled lavender gin, followed by classic plates, such as mushroom confit and butler’s steak.  

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Barack Obama and Justin Trudeau famously dined at Liverpool House   on Montreal’s southwest side; they ordered the lobster spaghetti, in case you were wondering. If you want a true taste of the city, make for Joe Beef , a local institution famed for its seasonal menu with Québécois classics such as tourtière (an even tastier answer to shepherd’s pie) and poutine. Another essential Montreal dining experience: jazz sets on the terrace of Jardin Nelson , a lively spot for bistro fare in the historic square. For those who want to go cheap and cheerful, there is a full-on contest for the best Montreal bagels ( St-Viateur Bagel Shop’s rosemary and sea salt variety is a contender) and a battle royale going on for the most delicious smoked-meat sandwich in town (current champ: Schwartz’s Deli ).

Coffee and pastries in Montreal are just as sacred as its holy street names (hence the nickname “City of Saints”). Order café au lait and a kale, egg, and brie breakfast sandwich at Crew Collective & Café , housed in the ornate former Bank of Canada building; or get a coffee and croissant to go from FousDesserts , then sip your way through Mont Royal Park —the perfect place to burn a few calories, with its 256-step staircase.   

While most will point you to the city’s huge festivals ( Osheaga for indie bands, MUTEK for electro and the eclectic POP Montréal International Music Festival ), there’s so much more going on in smaller venues. Artists including Björk and Iggy Pop have graced the stages of the Phi Centre , a towering presence in Old Montreal that occupies four converted heritage buildings; its acoustically superior space immerses audiences in melt-in-your-ear sound quality. Or, book into one of the city’s oldest performance venues, The Gesù amphitheater, which dates back to 1865 and has a revolving stage, or one of the newest, Ursa —a hybrid café/cabaret/music venue in Mile End, opened by Canadian singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright.  

The Montreal International Jazz Festival , known as the largest in the world, is held each June. It has embraced the greats throughout its 44 years—from Nina Simone and Joni Mitchell to Oscar Peterson and Erykah Badu. And comedy lovers flock to the Just For Laughs Festiva l in July; save by booking ahead. 

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A buzzing energy pulsates through this eclectic neighborhood, which serves as a nurturing ground for emerging creatives. Visitors with an appetite for diverse and affordable art, and foodies seeking out multicultural cuisine will have fun exploring it. Save time for the many galleries, including Centre Clark , and stop for lunch at Café Falco , a cozy spot inside a woodworking studio.  

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Parc Avenue Residence Mile End

5677 Parc Avenue, Montreal, QC

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Sonder Le Guerin

4501 Rue Drolet, Montreal, QC

Vieux-Port (Old Town) 

Beyond the grande dame of Notre Dame cathedral, take a walk to the piazza-like Place d’Armes to see a bust of the city’s founder Paul de Chomedey, neoclassical courthouse Édifice Ernest-Cormier , and Hotel de Ville (the city’s 1872 City Hall). The prized boutiques on Saint-Paul  are also worth a look and include local fashion legends such as Denis Gagnon and chic sustainable hubs like  Luc S . If the silver-domed Marché Bonsecours farmers’ market is open, pop in to sample local fruits, pies, cheeses and sapped-with-love Québécois maple syrup.   

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Le Petit Hotel Saint-Paul

168, rue Saint-Paul Ouest, Montreal, QC

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Hotel William Gray

421 Rue St-Vincent, Vieux, Montreal, QC

Centreville 

Shopping is more than a hobby in Montreal and Rue Sainte-Catherine is one of the best places for it. Find something cool for the whole fam at Québécois department store Simons , which mixes affordable finds with haute couture. You’ll also find apparel hubs (Tristan and Club Monaco) and a throng of shopping malls (the Eaton Centre and Complexe Desjardins). If you’re feeling weary from the credit-card workout, take a breather at chef-led foodhall Time Out Market at the Eaton Centre, where ever-changing happy hour menus reflect the city’s French influence. 

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Four Seasons Hotel Montreal

1440 rue de la Montagne, Montreal, QC

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2050, rue Mansfield, Montreal, QC

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    Montreal Walking Food Tour with Secret Food Tours. ️ Iconic Montreal dishes including poutine and Alsatian tart. ️ Delicious Secret Dish! Book it! #2 PICK. Old Montreal Food Tour. ️ Poutine. ️ Calem ice cream. ️ Small group tour, personalized experience.

  17. Flavours & Aromas of Old Montreal

    Flavours & Aromas of Old Montreal. Taste the delicious diversity of Montreal during this 2.5-hour walking tour of the city's thriving culinary scene and the many food-focused retailers in Old Montreal. Whether you're a hardcore foodie or simply looking for a new lens through which to explore this unique city, this tour is a great option.

  18. Public Food Tours

    Montréal Food Tours are a great way to discover Montréal's most popular neighbourhoods like Old Montréal during a 2.5-hour walking tour. You will visit Old Montréal with a professional foodie guide, who will share with you the culinary history of Montréal while enjoying tasty local specialties. Tours are available every Saturday, and ...

  19. Old Montreal

    Old Montreal also has a thriving cultural scene, with theaters, art galleries, and performance spaces in abundance. While touring Old Montreal, visitors can enjoy the delightful public squares, such as Place Jacques-Cartier, and soak in the stunning vistas of the St. Lawrence River from the Old Port.

  20. Mile-End Montreal Food Tour

    Old Montreal Evening Food & Drink Tour. Old Montreal is chock-full of history and culture. Wine and dine your way through the area and introduce your group to its unique culinary scene rooted in both tradition and innovation. [Tour available by private request only] | Starting at 128,95 CAD + ticketing fees, tips and taxes ...

  21. Montreal Food Tours

    May - November. Montréal Food Tours are a great way to discover Montréal's most popular neighbourhoods, Old Montréal and the Jean-Talon Market & Little Italy during a 2.5-hour walking tour. You will visit this historical site with a professional foodie guide, who will share with you the culinary history of Montréal while enjoying tasty ...

  22. Bucket list on a budget: Where to eat, sight see and stay in Quebec

    Take in the sights and some history for free in the evenings at Cité Mémoire in Old Montreal with massive art projections on display all across the city. Mile End food tour on a budget.

  23. Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal

    Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal. This walking tour will allow you to discover the cultural and historic culinary charms of the oldest district of Montréal. Speciality shops and boutiques in the area are housed in old factories and showrooms from the 19th century. As you follow the narrow and winding streets of Old Montréal, your ...

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    Check out the best tips to save from flights to food below. Flight deals for Canada summer vacations. ... Take in the sights and some history for free in the evenings at Cité Mémoire in Old Montreal with massive art projections on display all across the city. Mile End food tour on a budget. Gnocchi from Drogheria Fine in Montreal.

  25. Old Montreal Food Tour

    This 3-hour guided walking tour brings you on a culinary voyage through Montréal's most historical district. You'll walk on European-style cobblestone streets to six different tasting locations, ranging from a local gluten-free baker to an authentic English-style fish 'n' chips shop to venues serving up traditional Québécois fare. Along the way, you'll visit sites and learn about the ...

  26. Evening Mile End Montreal Food Tour

    Duration: 3 hours and a 1.7-km walk. Includes: 6+ food stops including the #1 classic St. Viateur bagel. Come hungry enough for a hearty and satisfying lunch! Schedule: 11 AM, 11:30 AM and 12 PM, Tuesday to Sunday. Ages: 12+ years. What you'll see: The Mile End is Montreal's top cultural and culinary destination.

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    French Canadian fare is one of the best-kept culinary secrets in the world. Decades before farm-to-table found favor, many of Montreal's restaurants were sourcing direct from neighboring pastures. One of them was Downtown's Bar George, housed in a 140-year-old former private club that once hosted the likes of Pierre Trudeau and Princess ...