Tour details

POUTINE & SMOKED MEAT TOUR

Description

Montreal is a destination of choice for foodies. And this decadent tour invites you to discover truly authentic food from Quebec while touring one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Montreal. You will discover everything about the origins of these traditional dishes which are a favorite among the local population and even throughout the world. This tour will bring you to popular restaurants and historical addresses of the city, it will literally feed you this local gastronomical universe.

Fact Sheet

Duration: 2.5-hour

Dates: Saturdays, from May to October

Hours: 11:00am

Distance: 1.9 km (1.2 miles)

Price: CAD 59,00$ + ticket fees + taxes

Capacity: 14 people (maximum)

Highlights 

  • 2.5-hour walking, food tour of Montreal’s best poutine and smoked meat
  • Get half a sandwich at Schwartz’s Deli
  • Avoid wait times at popular locations
  • Learn how waves of immigration shaped the culture of Montreal
  • Explore the laid-back Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood
  • Discover Montreal’s urban art and mural paintings

WHY CHOOSE US?

Certified Guides

Stroll through the streets of Plateau Mont-Royal with a true Montrealer that is passionate about his city and its heritage.

History and context

Discover the unique and colorful Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood, created by generations of québécois families from here and abroad.

Discovery

Taste savory traditional Quebecois meals and learn about the origins of these plates through the history of the renowned Plateau Mont-Royal.

FAQ

Which payment methods do you accept?

We accept payments made by Visa or Mastercard for tickets purchased online or over the phone.

Must we purchase our tickets in advance?

We recommend purchasing your tickets in advance as the tours tend to sell out quickly.

Is it possible to take a private tour?

You may request a private tour for groups of 10 people or more.

In what languages are your tours given?

All of our tours are exclusively offered in English. Tours may be offered in another language (French or Spanish) for private tours of 10 people or more.

What is the meeting point to begin the tour?

The meeting point is very close to the first food destination of the tour. Details will be provided upon reservation, including tips on the best ways to get there.

What is the walking distance of the tour?

The total walking distance of this tour is approximately 2.6 km or about 1.6 miles.

Is this tour open to children?

Children are welcome on all of our tours. They may take part in all of the tastings, except for alcoholic beverages. Note: the legal age for drinking alcohol in Quebec is 18 years or more.

Does your guide accept tips?

Our guides would certainly appreciate if you left them a tip at the end of the tour. This small gesture demonstrates your appreciation in general of the company and the guide. It is customary to leave a tip equivalent to 15% of the bill before the Quebec sales tax is applied.

What type of food will be available during the tour?

Traditional Quebec meals will be presented throughout this tour.

What quantity of food will be served on this tour?

The quantity of food served at each restaurant is equivalent to a tasting but is nonetheless generous. The equivalent of a decent large meal will be served during this lunchtime tour. In order to fully appreciate the experience, we suggest only a light breakfast beforehand.

Will drinks be served during the tour?

We will give you a bottle of water at the beginning of the tour. You will also be served a glass of local beer at the last destination.

What should I do if I have allergies or certain food restrictions?

It is your responsibility to advise us of any allergies or restrictions upon reservation. We will then be able to evaluate your possibilities.

Does the tour offer vegetarian options?

Unfortunately not! Considering the nature of this visit, we cannot offer a vegetarian option.

Does the tour only include tastings?

Your guide will also share much historical and cultural information about the neighborhood and the dishes tasted.

Will we have access to washrooms during the tour?

Bathrooms are at your disposal at each of the destinations throughout the tour.

What happens if it rains or snows?

Tours go on, rain or shine. It is, therefore, your responsibility to dress accordingly.