A Taste of Little Italy Food Tour

Price: $94.00
Ages 3 and under are free. Meal not included.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Active, Scenic, Cuisine
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A taxi (not included, approximately $40 CAD or $30 US round trip) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Snacks (food samples), Beverage
Recommended Dress We recommend weather appropriate, comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
Restrictions The tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs or scooters. Guest should be able to walk short distances.

Make your way to Vancouver's Little Italy and delight in a guided, narrated walking experience of the first home of the city's Italian community as you explore family-run shops and more when you book this food-tasting walking tour. Your tour includes eight stops at local Italian restaurants and eateries where you will get a chance to sample delicious dishes and treats of the local foods of this community, including pasta with a creamy mushroom sauce, hazelnut gelato and Naples certified pizza. With a guide who will narrate your experience as you explore the family-run shops and Italian dishes down Commercial Drive, this walking tour is ideal for foodies and history buffs alike!

Your gastronomic experience kicks off with your local, knowledgeable guide leading you down the iconic Commercial Drive, the first home of the Italian community located in Vancouver. This community dates back to the 1950s and features some of the original family-run shops even today. Known to locals as "The Drive," the Little Italy section features eight blocks of specialty shops, coffee houses, gelato shops, laid-back restaurants and more that reflect Italian influence and culture.

During your tour you will be provided ample opportunities to enjoy the local flavors of this Italian community, thanks to the eight stops you will make. Chat with local baristas and restaurateurs as you dine on gourmet paninis, Italian deli meats and cheeses, and Naples-certified pizza. Cozy up with a rich cappuccino or indulge in a freshly baked panini or truffle-oil infused creamy mushroom pasta dish as you learn about the community's history from your guide. Sink your teeth into tasty desserts like creamy gelato to wrap up this tasty tour before heading back to your port.

Looking for an eclectic gastronomic experience that gives you the chance to indulge in Italian dishes and desserts while exploring Little Italy's rich history? Then, you won't want to miss this tour. Book this tour now to see and taste amazing Italian food and hear the rich history of Little Italy for a memorable time in Vancouver.