CHINATOWN + KENSINGTON MARKET
"One of the Best Food Tours in the World" - FORBES Magazine
Whether in town for just a couple days or hungry to celebrate the city in a fun new way, our Chinatown + Kensington Market Food Tour is the best way to explore Toronto’s most unique and delicious neighbourhoods.
Our dynamic Food Tour is filled with stories, history and the most multicultural bites Toronto has to offer. Designated a National Historical Site of Canada in 2006, Kensington Market has it all; historical Victorian homes, diverse food shops, restaurants along with an immense variety of used, surplus and vintage clothing shops.
Toronto’s Chinatown, first developed in the late 19th century, is now one of the largest in North America and one of several major Chinese-Canadian communities in the Greater Toronto Area.
Join us and discover these dynamic areas – jam-packed with culture, community traditions and unique delicacies.
Come Hungry… Every Bite Tells A Story™
- 18+ tastings + treats ...
- 6 stops, some inside - some outside ... a real adventure
- A traditional multi-course Dim Sum feast
- Visit a Chinese market, that inspired Domee Shi, Toronto's own Disney•Pixar director of the Oscar® winning animated short 'Bao' and upcoming 2022 film 'Turning Red'
- Vietnamese street food + drink
- Toronto's Best Jamacian Patty from Kensington's latest "it spot"
- A sweet dessert from one of our favourite bakery icons of the city and more!
Plus, our Big Cheese Tasting™ Experience ...
- Enjoy a tutored tasting tucked into the heart of your food tour curated by our own Big Cheese Kevin Durkee.
- Guests will taste a selection of artisan Canadian Cheeses, plus each booking will receive one (1) Culinary Adventure Co. Cheese Tasting Journal.
Exclusive to Culinary Adventure Co. Guests on our award-winning tour!
- $86 Adult | $81 Senior 60+ | $81 Children 6-12
DURATION 3 HRS
SCHEDULE FRI + SAT + SUN
- 350 Spadina Ave.
- NW corner of Spadina Ave. + St. Andrew St. on the SIDEWALK under the Cat on the Chair sculpture.
Bring your appetite, our Food Tours + Adventures have you more than covered for Food + Drink. Bring a camera (or charged phone) for pics + memories. Bring your questions, we love sharing stories and recommendations for great places to eat + drink.
As for pace, while we set-up our Food Tours + Adventures with all our partners in advance, as small independent businesses, our partners will be busy juggling their regular customers and our tours, so we may face a tiny wait or eat standing at certain (small) stops. It’s part of our commitment to supporting local food, and showcasing the best eats, sips and bites of the city.
All our Food Tours run Rain, Snow or Shine, so please dress for the weather. Only our Escape the City: Canoe Paddle + Dining Adventure is subject to weather cancelation. We recommend purchasing PEACE OF MIND™ Tour Protection if you think you might be affected by weather or travel changes.
Culinary Adventure Co. experiences have been designed to highlight the best and most signature items from each of our vendors, shops and restaurants. Our partners showcase what they LOVE and their STORY – so ultimately their most delicious food + drink.
While we can accommodate severe food allergies (i.e. Nuts, Shellfish), Vegetarians and those who do not drink Alcohol, we cannot make substitutions for any other dietary concerns such as Gluten-Free, Celiac, Dairy-Free or Vegan. Dietary concerns + allergies must be highlighted in advance with your ticket purchase.
If you HAVE SERIOUS FOOD ALLERGIES, or questions please email us or speak to our Ticket Team before purchasing tickets for any of our Food Tours or Culinary Adventures.
Culinary Adventure Co. is an independent family-owned + operated business who has worked very hard since 2010, to be the most trusted Food Tour company in Canada.
We are a group of restaurant owners, chefs, cooks, artisan food producers and dynamic food service professionals, and no matter where you enjoy our experiences – Winnipeg, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Charlottetown or Halifax – you know you’ll be taken care of by a LOCAL PASSIONATE TEAM. We’ve done our homework allowing you to taste and discover the best food + drink hidden gems.
Plus, your support of Culinary Adventure Co. allows us to support our partner Mealshare, an organization that offers youth at risk with much needed meals and education. Doing good is good for business.