Food Tour of Montreal's Little Italy Including Jean Talon Market

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Food Tour of Montreal's Little Italy Including Jean Talon Market information and booking

from
$54
Duration
2.5 hours
Departs from
Le Marché des Saveurs, 280 Place du Marche-du-Nord (In the Jean-Talon Market)
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
1:30pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Taste the best of Montreal's Little Italy neighborhood on this 2.5-hour food walking tour. As you explore the streets of this distinct area with a professional guide, you'll sample a wide range of unique local foods at well-known restaurants, fine epicurean grocery stores and the famous Jean Talon Market, the biggest outdoor market in North America.

Discover Little Italy, one of the most captivating neighborhoods in Montreal, with a professional foodie guide on this food walking tour that includes Jean Talon Market. With its colorful past, quaint streets, well-known restaurants and fine epicurean grocers, Little Italy is full of tasty hangouts and local gems.

The highlight of your walking tour will be your visit to the world-famous Jean Talon Market. This market is the largest outdoor market in North America, and since 1934, it has been the ideal place to buy fresh local products, remarkable cheeses and meats from regional producers, flowers, gourmet cookbooks and so much more. You will be charmed by the wonderful smells and the vivid colors of the impressive fruit and vegetable stands.

In addition to the Jean Talon Market, you will visit popular restaurants and specialty grocery shops to sample local favorites such as fiddle heads, wild meat sausage, artisan bread, cannoli with coffee and pemmican, a dried meat that natives made.

Along the way, your foodie guide will tell you all about the rich heritage of Italian Canadians and point out historical sites like the Madonna della Defesa (Our Lady of Protection) Church, Dante Park and the St Laurent Boulevard – the heart of Little Italy.

What's included

  • A 2.5-hour guided food tour of montreal's little italy
  • All tastings are included

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)