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Toronto Food Tour: Kensington Market Sweet and Savory

  • 2.5-hour food tour of Downtown Toronto’s Kensington Market
  • Explore the popular multicultural neighborhood by foot and visit local stores, bakeries and vendors
  • Indulge in food from all over the world including Mexican sweets, Chinese pastries and a typical 'Canadian' dish customized exclusively for the tour
Toronto Food Tour: Kensington Market Sweet and Savory
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Toronto Food Tour: Kensington Market Sweet and Savory
Savor multicultural cuisine on this 2.5-hour walking food tour of downtown Toronto’s Kensington Market. Learn about Toronto’s fascinating food history and its influences from around the world. Roam the streets of this eclectic district, including a stop in Chinatown, exploring the area's best vendors, stores and bakeries. Sample Chinese dim sum, Mexican sweets and other favorites. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people to ensure an intimate atmosphere. The series of tastings adds up to a hearty lunch; all tasting fees are included.
What to Expect
Begin this Toronto food tour at a Chinatown bakery for a taste test of Chinese spring rolls, then venture into Kensington Market, a distinctively multicultural neighborhood in downtown Toronto. This area is one of the city’s oldest and most well-known regions and has been designated as a National Historic Site of Canada.

Kensington Market evolved from a working-class Jewish market into a working-class bohemian market. With so many different immigrants settling here over the past century, there is now an ample variety of colors, sounds and flavors from all over the world. Witness the vintage shops, cafes, bakeries and bars, plus the plethora of bare brick walls that have been covered with stunning graffiti murals and street art.

Visit several shops, bakeries and vendors on this unique tour and indulge in sweet and savory tastes from around the world. You'll even get to try a truly 'Canadian' dish that has been given a special twist for the tour.

Between stops, learn about the history and culture of food in Toronto and find out the little-known secrets behind the food we eat every day. The series of tastings equals a hearty lunch.
Reviews (53)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Food tour in one of my favourite neighbourhoods

On Saturday Sept. 24th, I took part in the Kensington Market Sweet and Savory Tour. It was a small group of 8 people which was great. We got to sample treats from the Toronto Popcorn Store, Livelihood Café, a Caribbean grocery store, Poutine plus a...More

TastyTours, Owner at Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad that we managed to fill you up as promised, and give you an enjoyable morning! Thank you for the kind words!

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Livelihood Cafe, Poutine, Nepalese Restaurant, Flavored Popcorn, Chocolate Truffle

Participated at this tour with a business delegation from Germany which wanted to know more about the local food scene from a point of view of an immigrant. They enjoyed it a lot and tried food they never had before. Audrey was very patient with...More

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TastyTours, Owner at Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining us, it is so great you all saw and tried something new! It was great being able to share our cultures with each other.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile
Awsome tour!!!!

Had this tour with wife and father/mother inlaws. Great variety of food from latin, indian, turkish, canadian among others. Isabella was great with information, directions and suggestions. Nice cultural tour, enough tastings anda very happy belly as well! Thanks Isabella!!!! Highly recomended 🙏🏻

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TastyTours, Owner at Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Javieth, for joining us on the tour and for your kind words! I had a great time showing you and your family around the Market. Safe travels back to Puerto Rico! - Isabella

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Informative and tasty tour!

Highly recommended to visitors, as well as Torontonians - a nice opportunity to learn more about the history of one of the most exciting areas of this city and taste some goodies in a very unpretentious way

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TastyTours, Owner at Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words! Kensington is certainly exciting and it’s so great that you got to experience it the Tasty Tours way!

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile
Great tasting tour

We loved our sweet and savory tour with Christy. So much diverse food! Don’t eat anything before you go. It is a true culinary experience. The icing on the cake is all of the great Kensington Market history. Christy is knowledgeable and very sweet and...More

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TastyTours, Owner at Tasty Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really thrive on celebrating Kensington’s diversity on our tours, so it is great that you got to appreciate that too! Thank you for joining us and we will pass on your kind words to Christie.

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Best to ask the organizer about food content.