The Food Tour

Satisfy your curiosity for history and your taste buds on our gourmet tour!

Treat yourself to a behind the scene experience of Old Quebec City, discovering its gastronomy and culinary history by taking part in five exclusive tasting presentations. Let the aromas and flavors transport you through the Historic Walled City!

Our local Tours Voir Québec guides enhance your experience and make you see Quebec City with a fresh eye. Catch a glimpse of hidden gems such as the Augustines Monastery.

Since 2011, the Food Tour is part of the Canadian Signature Experience Collection

During this 2.5 hour walking tour, you will taste the typical and local specialties from a variety of shops such as: "Les Trouvailles de Jules" (Terroir products-Cheeses) "La Buche" (Traditional Quebec cuisine with a twist), "Le Tournebroche" (Organic Farm to Table bistro), "Le Local Café" (Creperie-Boutique), "Augustines Monastery" (A retreat in the City-Tea & sweet).  Some of these stops offer food and wine pairing. Chefs can vary the content of tastings.

Guaranteed departures at 2:00pm 7 days a week between May and October.  The tour is then available from Tuesday to Saturday till December 15th. We offer it again between January and April, from Tuesday to Saturday.  Please call us to check availability for a Food Tour departure within 24 hours. Cancellations will be accepted up to 24 hours prior to tour departure. Between November and May, we ask a minimum of 2 people to guarantee a departure.

The Food Tour in a nutshell

Accompanied by a Tours Voir Québec local professional guide, take time to discover some of the highlights of Old Quebec, a world heritage site. Throughout this 2.5 hour walking tour, enjoy the pleasure of authentic Quebec products. The itinerary of the Food Tour varies greatly from the Grand Tour. In fact, the area visited is entirely different, allowing a complete discovery of Old Quebec City when both tours are combined.

Important notice about allergies:

Unfortunately, our partnerships with different venues does not allow us to adapt the samplings to allergies and dietary restrictions. 

Locate Chateau Frontenac, then walk across the park

The Food Tour departs from Tours Voir Québec’s sales desk located inside the Quebec Tourist Information Centre (12, rue Ste-Anne) across the park from highly visible Chateau Frontenac. Pay parking is available underneath Quebec City Hall and street parking meters, along rue des Remparts. Bus routes stop nearby. No need to use your car.

Cancellations will be accepted up to 24 hours prior to tour departure.

Between November and May, we ask a minimum of 2 people to guarantee a departure.