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ByWard Market Lunch Tasting Experience provided by Experience Food

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ByWard Market Lunch Tasting Experience

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380 Sussex Dr
380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, ON K1A 0G8, CanadaDeparture Point: National Gallery of Canada Address: 380 Sussex Dr Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4 Tour starts under Maman, the giant statue in front of the National Gallery.
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    ByWard Market
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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Departure Point
380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, ON K1A 0G8, Canada
Return Details
Piccolo Grande Gelateria, 102-55 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5M3, Canada Planet Coffee, ByWard Market, Ottawa, 24a York St, Ottawa, ON K1N 1K2, Canada
  • Historic & cultural information about the Market
  • Beverages - 2 alcoholic drinks (non-alcoholic option), and unlimited water
  • Gratuities at all stops
  • Local guide
  • All taxes and fees
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - ByWard Market
  • Entry/Admission - BeaverTails
  • Transportation to and from the tour
  • Parking
  • Gratuities for the tour guide (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • If the 6 person minimum is not reached 24 hours prior to the tour, customer will be offered an alternate solution or refund.
  • Please drink responsibly
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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LunaLove wrote a review Oct 2019
Cape May, New Jersey828 contributions182 helpful votes
We had such a good time!! Our tour guide was so nice and it was an amazing foodie experience. I will never eat a non-Montreal style bagel again!!!!
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Emily V wrote a review Sep 2019
Charlottesville, United States4 contributions
Our family of four enjoyed a very thorough (and filling) tour of the ByWard area! We were really pleased that nearly all the locations on the tour had a gluten free or gluten friendly option for one of us. We got to interact with a few of the chefs/owners/managers of the spots
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Date of experience: September 2019
kimrooy wrote a review Aug 2019
Ontario, Canada5 contributions4 helpful votes
A little history paired with food and drink, walking and experiencing it all with your family/friends is a perfect way to see popular neighbour hood in Ottawa. The host Mathew is passionate about food and the area. Outgoing and is engaging with everyone on the tour. We really
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Stay686442, Owner at ByWard Market Lunch Tasting Experience
Responded 25 Aug 2019
Thank you for the review! I really enjoyed myself with your group and I'm happy to hear the feeling is mutual. If you have time, please email me at to let me know what we could have done to improve our services. Mathieu Samson-Savage Owner and Operator Experience Food Tours
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Tracy L wrote a review Aug 2019
Toronto, Canada2 contributions
We were in Ottawa for a girls getaway and decided that a food tour would be a fun way to see the ByWard Market. We met Matthew at noon and spent the next four hours eating and touring. Matthew was very knowledgeable about Ottawa in general and the food was fabulous. We had
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Stay686442, Owner at ByWard Market Lunch Tasting Experience
Responded 25 Aug 2019
Hello Tracy, Thank you for the review. I'm glad to hear you had a good time. Your group was a real riot (in a positive way)! The ByWard Market has a lot of great food stops that deserve to be discovered. I'm happy our choices pleased you and your group. Mathieu Samson-Savage Owner and Operator Experience Food Tours
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Stef W wrote a review Jul 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I love food tours and this one did not disappoint! Mat, our guide, was knowledgeable and friendly. I personally really loved and appreciated that he focused on indigenous history and influences. At the end of the tour, our were bellies and we left with new
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from Stay686442, Owner at ByWard Market Lunch Tasting Experience
Responded 20 Jul 2019
Thank very much for the kind words Stefanie! You were perfect guests; curious and engaged. I had a really good time taking you around the ByWard Market during the Tasting Experience. Mathieu Samson-Savage Owner and Operator
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