We have 4 types of experiences, Gourmet, Premium, Tasting and Express/Youth. Our Tasting and Express tours take place in the popular ByWard Market. Our Premium and Gourmet tours take place in several neighbourhoods in Ottawa and Gatineau. Click on a tour in the list below for more details, including cost.

Gourmet Experiences

Ottawa’s busiest, most touristic neighbourhood

Tour availability
Seven days a week
Public tours are available Monday to Thursday
Private tours are available seven days a week

Maximum number of guests
Sunday to Thursday = Twelve
Friday and Saturday = Four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
Public Tour: $175
Private Tour: $220 for 2-3 people, $180 for 4-7 people, $170 for 8+ people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Discover Ottawa’s entertainment district and most touristic neighbourhood during this guided walking tour of its four best restaurants. This experience includes one course of a four-course meal perfectly paired with a drink at each stop.

Public Gourmet Experiences require a minimum of 4 people to take place. You will be contacted 48 hours prior to the tour start time if the minimum is reached at which point you will have the option to pay an adjusted price for the tour to take place with less than 4 people. Alternately, you can receive a full reimbursement.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

Book a Public TourBook a Private Tour

Hintonburg-Wellington Village

Creativity and passion are the staples of Ottawa’s hippest neighbourhood.

Tour availability
Tuesday to Saturday
Public tours are available Tuesday to Thursday
Private tours are available Tuesday to Saturday
Maximum number of guests:
Tuesday to Thursday = Twelve
Friday and Saturday = Four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
Public Tour $185

Private Tour $235 for 2-3 people, $190 for 4-7 people, $180 for 8+ people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Discover Hintonburg, Ottawa’s Arts District. This neighbourhood boasts some of the countries best restaurants. Enjoy a four-course meal with drink pairing during this guided walking tour.

Public Gourmet Experiences require a minimum of 4 people to take place. You will be contacted at least 48 hours prior to the tour start time if the minimum is not reached at which point you will have the option to pay an adjusted price for the tour to take place with less than 4 people. Alternately, you can receive a full reimbursement.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

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Little Italy, Ottawa
Discover Ottawa’s most elegant neighbourhood

Tour availability
Tuesday to Saturday
Public tours are available Tuesday to Thursday
Private tours are available Tuesday to Saturday

Maximum number of guests
:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday = Twelve
Friday and Saturday = Four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
Public Tour $189
Private Tour $225 for 2-3 people, $195 for 4-7 people, $185 for 8+ people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Dress up and go out for a night in Little Italy’s best restaurant. During this guided walking you, you will have a four-course meal complete with perfectly paired drinks.

Public Gourmet Experiences require a minimum of 4 people to take place. You will be contacted at least 48 hours prior to the tour start time if the minimum is not reached at which point you will have the option to pay an adjusted price for the tour to take place with less than 4 people. Alternately, you can receive a full reimbursement.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

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Gatineau, Québec
Ottawa Valley’s best kept secret.  Discover the charm of Québec.

Tour availability
Tuesday to Sunday

Public tours are available Wednesday to Saturday

Private tours are available Tuesday to Sunday

Maximum number of guests

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday = Twelve
Friday and Saturday = Four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
Public Tour: $170
Private Tour: $215 for 2-3 people, $175 for 4-7 people, $165 for 8+ people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Discover Old Hull’s four best restaurants during this guided walking tour. Have a four-course meal in what is the region’s best kept secret and most affordable Gourmet Experience.

Public Gourmet Experiences require a minimum of 4 people to take place. You will be contacted at least 48 hours prior to the tour start time if the minimum is not reached at which point you will have the option to pay an adjusted price for the tour to take place with less than 4 people. Alternately, you can receive a full reimbursement.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

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Somerset Village, Ottawa
Probably Ottawa’s best food tour!

Includes at least 2 restaurants named in Canada’s top 100

Tour availability
7 days a week
Public tours are available Sunday to Thursday
Private tours are available 7 days a week

Maximum number of guests
Sunday to Thursday = Twelve
Friday and Saturday = Four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
Public Tour $180
Private Tour $225 for 2-3 people, $185 for 4-7 people, $175 for 8+ people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Discover what is probably the best restaurants in Ottawa. Containing 2 top 100 restaurants, this experience serves a four-course meal perfectly paired with a drink at each of its four stops.

Public Gourmet Experiences require a minimum of 4 people to take place. You will be contacted at least 48 hours prior to the tour start time if the minimum is not reached at which point you will have the option to pay an adjusted price for the tour to take place with less than 4 people. Alternately, you can receive a full reimbursement.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

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Premium Experiences

Tour availability
Private Tours only
Available 7 days a week
Maximum number of guests = Eight

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
$285 for 1-3 people,  $230 for 4-8 people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Discover Ottawa’s entertainment district and most touristic neighbourhood during this guided walking tour of its four best restaurants. This experience includes one course of a four-course meal perfectly paired with a drink at each stop.
The Premium Experience offers larger budgets to restaurants to allow them to give you more top-shelf and exclusive products.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

Book A Premium Tour

The Arts District is home to some impressive culinary artists.

Tour availability
Private Tours only
Available Tuesday to Saturday
Maximum number of guests
:
Tuesday to Thursday = eight
Friday and Saturday = four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
$310 for 1-3 people, $270 for 4-8 people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Dress up and go out for a night in Little Italy’s best restaurant. During this guided walking you, you will have a four-course meal complete with perfectly paired drinks.
The Premium Experience offers larger budgets to restaurants to allow them to give you more top-shelf and exclusive products.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

Book A Premium Tour

Little Italy, Ottawa
The most upscale food tour in the most upscale neighborhood.

Tour availability
Private Tours only
Available Tuesday to Saturday

Maximum number of guests

Tuesday to Thursday = eight
Friday and Saturday = four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
$299 for 2-3 people, $260 for 4-8 people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Dress up and go out for a night in Little Italy’s best restaurant. During this guided walking you, you will have a four-course meal complete with perfectly paired drinks.

The Premium Experience offers larger budgets to restaurants to allow them to give you more top-shelf and exclusive products.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

Book A Premium Tour

Gatineau, Québec
Upscale and creative food worth discovering.

Tour availability
Private Tours only
Available Tuesday to Sunday
Maximum number of guests = Eight

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
$270 for 1-3 people, $230 for 4-8 people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Discover Old Hull’s four best restaurants during this guided walking tour. Have a four-course meal in what is the region’s best-kept secret area for dining.

The Premium Experience offers larger budgets to restaurants to allow them to give you more top-shelf and exclusive products.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

Book A Premium Tour

Somerset Village, Ottawa
Includes at least 2 restaurants named in Canada’s top 100

Tour availability
Private Tours only
Available 7 days a week

Maximum number of guests

Sunday to Thursday = eight
Friday and Saturday = four

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
$290 for 1-3 people, $235 for 4-8 people

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Discover what is probably the best restaurants in Ottawa. Containing 2 top 100 restaurants, this experience serves a four-course meal perfectly paired with a drink at each of its four stops.

The Premium Experience offers larger budgets to restaurants to allow them to give you more top-shelf and exclusive products.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

Book a Private Tour

Tasting & Youth Experiences

ByWard Market, Ottawa
Our most “traditional” food tour

Discover up to 7 amazing food kiosques and restaurants in one afternoon

Tour availability
Seven days a week
Public and private tours are available seven days a week
Maximum number of guests
Public tours = Sixteen
Private tours = Sixty

Rates (per person, taxes extra)
Public Tour $79
Private Tour $498 base price for 6 people + $79 for each additional person. Contact Us to book your private tour.

Duration
3 Hours and 30 Minutes to 4 hours

About
Meeting Location: Under the Maman Statue (giant spider), National Art Gallery, 380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa
Discover Ottawa’s entertainment district and most touristic neighbourhood during this guided walking tour of its best kiosques and restaurants. This experience includes up to 8 samples of food at different stops (varies according to the day of the week), two alcoholic drinks (non-alcoholic also available), and a guided historical tour of the ByWard Market.

Public Tasting Experiences require a minimum of 6 people to take place. You will be contacted when the minimum is reached. If it is not reached 48 hours before the start of the tour, you will have the option to pay an adjusted price for the tour to take place with less than 6 people or receive a full reimbursement.

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. All tours are rain or shine. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.

Book a Tour

Great for school groups, day camps, and families!

Tour availability
Available seven days a week
.
Private tours only.

Rates (taxes extra)
This experience is only available as a private tour
Base price of $275 for the first four guests + $45 for each additional guest

If you do not know the final number of people in your group and wish to reserve the date, place a booking for the minimum and e-mail admin@experiencefood.ca to make arrangements to adjust the number of people closer to the tour date.

Duration
2 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours

About
Tour includes 6 stops of delicious food in the ByWard Market
Includes – Six (6) food samples and a guided walking tour complete with a history of the By Ward Market
Meeting Location: Under Maman, the giant spider at the National Gallery
(380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa)

What to Bring
Please wear comfortable shoes and plan your attire according to the weather. Bring an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain.
All tours are rain or shine.

Book a Tour