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Canadian Food at the St Lawrence Market


On this food tour you'll sample things that make up the multicultural mash-up of Canadian cuisine: bagels, butter tarts, poutine, peameal and more!

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“What IS Canadian food?” It’s a question many people ask, but Canadians find difficult to answer. On this tour you will explore Toronto’s oldest neighbourhood, the world-famous historic St Lawrence Market, and delve into some of the foods that define this country and the diverse people who make it their home.


  • Discover the origins of Toronto as a British colonial town
  • Fall in love Toronto’s official food: the peameal bacon sandwich
  • Experience the variety of foods at the St Lawrence Market including butter tarts, maple candy, Montreal style bagels, fresh roasted coffee and more!
  • Visit two other local restaurants in the surrounding area for poutine and dessert
  • Learn about the role the market has played in the city’s history, along with that of nearby St Lawrence Hall and St James Cathedral

Inclusions: A fun, friendly, English-speaking tour guide, a variety of foods to try at three different locations

Exclusions: Beverages, additional food, gratuity for your guide

Schedule details

Duration: 3 hours
Starting Time: 10:00 AM

Meeting Point: Meet your tour guide Outside the Hockey Hall of Fame (NW corner of Yonge St. and Front St. Outside the Hockey Hall of Fame) Please arrive a few minutes early if possible!

Ending Point: Near the St Lawrence Market at Front St and Jarvis St.

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