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Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour

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Overview
Get VIP foodie access at the world-famous Granville Island Public Market on this 2-hour walking food tour! The Public Market is the crown jewel of Granville Island, filled with fresh produce and one-of-a-kind artisans.

You'll start the day in Edible Canada, a top farm-to-table restaurant in Vancouver. We'll sit down for a seasonal dish and a glass of local wine. Then, it's off to the Public Market for 20+ signature Canadian tastings - breads, cheeses, charcuterie, melt-in-your-mouth donuts and more!  

Noisy and chaotic, yet irresistibly atmospheric, Granville Island is a paradise for food, art and culture. Taste the heart of Vancouver's food scene and learn insider tips about the market’s best food stalls and restaurants. This food tour is limited to 16 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience!
Highlights
  • Meet chefs and producers on the Granville Island Public Market tour
  • Guided food tour includes tastings ranging from cheese to wine and sweets
  • Get discounts with vendors around the market
  • Personalized attention with small-group tour of up to 15 people
What to Expect
Make your way to Granville Island Public Market, where you’ll meet a food-loving guide for a gourmet trip through the market's more than 90 vendors. The fully enclosed Granville Island Public Market features everything from specialty butchers to bakers, fishmongers, and specialty shops. The route changes frequently to keep up with what’s seasonal. You’ll stop for a series of 20 tastings, during which you can ask questions about Vancouver's cuisine and culture. Since you’ll get tour-specific discounts around the market, you’ll be perfectly placed to do some shopping following the walking tour—an opportunity to bring home the best of Granville Island.
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Departure Point
Edible Canada, 1596 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada
Departure Time
10:30 AM
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Exclusive Food Tastings - A progressive meal featuring 20+ signature Canadian tastings
  • 8 delicious destinations
  • An exclusive Printed Guide of foodie recommendations and Granville Island discounts
  • A fun, friendly, locally-savvy, Foodie Tour Guide!
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and pescatarian options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any severe allergies at the time of booking.
  • Please note we cannot cater to any other dietary restrictions, as there is not always a “next-best” option at our tasting locations. If possible, we encourage you to try everything on the tour as we have selected tastings that best exemplify the restaurants and food shops we feature!
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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The guide was fantastic. She got to know the small group and draw a connection to the food you were eating and where you were from ( in our groups case we had people from Australia, Denmark, and US (Portland and Seattle). Our guide was very knowledgeable about both the food
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Response from JulieVFT, Guest Relations Manager at Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Hi vscleofe, Connecting guests from around the world to the spirit of Vancouver is something we strive for at Vancouver Foodie Tours, and I am so pleased to hear that you had a great time on our Granville Island Market Tour. We are so honored to be part of this amazing community of over 300 one-of-a-kind businesses on Granville Island, and we love highlighting some of our favorite artisanal foods and local vendors. We designed this tour to be the ultimate way to enjoy an all-inclusive grazing meal from the Public Market, and I'm thrilled that you found this to be the favorite part of your trip. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review - we'll be sure to let your guide know of your high praise!
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We had a wonderful 2 hours with Jesse touring the Granville Market. Upbeat, friendly and delicious! Our ages ranged from 10 to 70 and to a person we were pleased with the tastings.
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Response from JulieVFT, Guest Relations Manager at Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Adventurer373584, Thank you for taking the time to us a lovely review of your experience with Jesse on our Granville Island Market Tour. I am so thrilled to hear that the entire family had a great time eating their way through the bustling Public Market! We designed this tour to be THE best way to enjoy an all-inclusive grazing meal, while sharing stories of Granville Island's history and top artisanal foods. We are so honored to have the chance to escort guests, such as yourselves, around Canada's 2nd most visited destination and to share with you some of the Public Market's magic. Thanks again for joining us on this foodie adventure - we'll be sure to let Jesse know what a great time you had!
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We were really fortunate to have Dina as our guide. She is a chef, so her knowledge of the food we were sampling was perfect. We sampled breakfast, bread, seafood and desserts! We had no idea of the variety of restaurants, shops and markets on the Island, and the many
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Response from JulieVFT, Guest Relations Manager at Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Sherry R, Thank you for your 5-star review and recommendation of our Granville Island Market Tour - I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed having Dina as your guide for this foodie adventure. Granville Island is home to over 300 one-of-a-kind businesses, and there is something for everyone to enjoy! Of those, we are thrilled to feature some of our favorite artisans throughout the world-renowned Public Market by offering a grazing meal of 20+ signature Canadian tastings from savory to sweet. As you said, there is evidence of Granville Island's storied history at every turn, which makes this a truly unique place to spend the day. Thanks again for joining us on Granville Island; we hope to eat with you again soon in another amazing foodie neighborhood!
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Very good would recommend to any one to do it, for the knowledge and history of both products and the location and to just taste the different foods.
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Response from JulieVFT, Guest Relations Manager at Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
Responded 18 Jan 2020
Hi CanadaAllan2019, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a glowing 5-star review of your experience on our Granville Island Market Tour! We designed this tour to be THE best way to enjoy an all-inclusive grazing meal from Granville Island's top artisans, while learning about the Public Market's rich history along the way. We are extremely proud to be featuring 20+ signature Canadian tastings throughout this tour and truly believe that there is no better way to experience this iconic destination than through food! Thank you for your recommendation of our foodie adventure - I'm thrilled to hear that you had a great time and hope that we will have the chance to eat with you again soon. Until then, happy feasting! :)
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Lovely tour guide. She had lots of knowledge about the food at Granville market. We got to taste plenty of local food such as cheese, bread, nuts, doughnuts, tea plus more. Would highly recommend tour guide Nadia!
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Response from JulieVFT, Guest Relations Manager at Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
Responded 22 Dec 2019
Hi Emilyparsons33, Nadia's passion for all things food is definitely hard to beat, which makes her an excellent guide to have for a foodie adventure through Canada's second most visited destination. Granville Island is home to a world-renowned public market, and we love sharing some of the best artisan goods with guests from near and far. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all of the tastings offered throughout this experience and hope that you spent some time afterwards to shop around for some of your favorites to take home and enjoy all over again! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a lovely 5-star review. We hope that you will choose to #eatthemap again with us soon!
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vscleofe
Kirkland, Washington
20
Food tour
The guide was fantastic. She got to know the small group and draw a connection to the food you were eating and
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AucklandKiwisontour
71
Great tour
Dina was very informative and we sampled great food and wine. A great way to get to know the different foods and
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Emily T
Maple Ridge, Canada
10
Great for Locals Too!
We chose this one because we know the area of Granville pretty well already but after doing this tour we really
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Anna J
10
Friendly, Fun and Delicious
This was our first trip to Granville Island, Dina was a wonderful host, explaining the history and local culture
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Lorne
Vancouver, Canada
10
Foodie Tour was eye opening and mouth watering even for a local!
I have been a Vancouver local for over 30 years, but have never been on a Foodie Tour. I can highly recommend it!
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Robert H
10
Great tour!
Jesse did a super job and made the tour 5 star! The porchetta sandwich at Meat and Bread is a must have.
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Renee A
10
Well done!
We had a wonderful 2 hours with Jesse touring the Granville Market. Upbeat, friendly and delicious! Our ages
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Shannon G
30
Granville Island
This was an excellent food tour. We had a little bit of everything and it was all delicious. One of the best
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Rizwan A
62
Highlight of my time in Vancouver!
If you want to explore some amazing new flavours in a short time, while learning more about Vancouver's history,
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Sherry R
Sechelt, Canada
4016
Wonderful tour of Granville Island and its Unique Eateries!
We were really fortunate to have Dina as our guide. She is a chef, so her knowledge of the food we were sampling
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