What you'll do
New to Vancouver? This Granville Island Market Tour gives you the lay of the land! In 2 hours, you’ll understand - Why Granville Island is the food hub of the city and - What makes Vancouver’s food so unique We'll eat our way through the Public Market for a progressive breakfast of organic breads, farmhouse cheeses, local salmon, seasonal fruits & more. You'll get access to our deliciously-designed custom tastings, like a platter of local cheeses paired with crackers and small-batch blueberry jam. You'll also get to skip all the lines on this tour! When we get to Oyama Sausage Company for our platter of 7 Canadian signature meats, or Longliner Seafood for our salmon candy duet, you’ll see what a thrill this is! We also tell the sweet folks at Lee’s Donuts what time we arrive, as they like to make us a fresh batch of honey-dips - a special perk that’s just for us! You’ll taste 20+ foods that have kept us falling in love with Granville Island again and again. We’ll connect you to the pulse of the Island - the history, the people, and the foodie/artsy/small-town feeling, that most tourists never get to know! If you’re inspired to shop after the tour, you’ll also have our personalized booklet of exclusive Market discounts to get awesome savings!
Dina, Jesse, & Friends
We’re a group of food-loving Vancouverites who believe that food is the best way to experience a place! 8 years ago, we began hosting Vancouver Foodie Tours as a way to share what makes our home city so delicious and diverse. We actually have a little “Foodie Headquarters” on Granville Island - our “inside scoop” is next level! Our tours combine insanely good foods with history, architecture, and local insights. And of course, there’s us! The fun, friendly, delighted-to-be-a-part-of-your-trip locals, who can’t wait to show you around! We also host the "Boozy, Foodie, Historic Gastown" Airbnb Experience and other Foodie Tours in Vancouver. For a full look into who we are and what we do, check us out at foodietours.ca! - Dina, Jesse, Lydia, Nadia & Lisa :)
A progressive meal of 20+ Canadian tastings, savoury & sweet. We have delicious options for vegetarian/pescetarians, too!
This tour includes a seasonal dish at Edible Canada Bistro, paired with a glass of award-winning British Columbia wine!
You'll get a printed booklet with special Granville Island discounts and a foodie map of our favourite places.
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Where you'll be
We’ll explore the ins-and-outs of the famous Granville Island Public Market. This is the crown jewel of Granville Island and home to 90+ Canadian artisans and family businesses. Here, chefs and locals rub elbows in as they shop for the freshest, seasonal ingredients. You’ll get a personal introduction to the talented community, taste to-die-for Granville Island foods, and feel the local pulse of the market!
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 16 guests ages 2 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
This is a leisurely walking tour. We'll enjoy the majority of our tastings while standing. We may be joined by other friendly foodies - on a busy day, we may have up to 16 guests in our group!
All Things Canada on Granville Island