Montreal Tours that let you enjoy the best craft beers or local foods
Montreal Tours that let you enjoy the best craft beers or local foods
Mile End Montreal Food Tour
RATED 5 on 5 Duration: 3 hours and a 2.3 km (1.4 miles) walkIncludes: 6 food stops, 1 historic theatre, and the #1 classic St-Viateur BagelCost: Starting at $53 CAD + ticketing fees and taxes for adult tickets (children's prices available)Times: 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. & more, Tuesday to Sunday The Mile End is Montreal's top cultural & culinary destination. Its thriving foodie scene and artist community are something to be experienced! Our most popular food tour!
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE MILE-END MONTREAL FOOD TOUR?
One-of-a-Kind Food Tasting – On our 3 hour guided tour of the Mile End District of Montreal we visit Six unique tasting locations. Each tasting location ensures that you will enjoy fresh and exciting flavours. We sample a variety of food from the Mile End, including everything from decadent quebecois chocolates to fresh homemade tomato sauce. The food samples included are enough for a hearty and satisfying lunch. Our tasting locations range from an ambitious urban butcher, to the famous St.Viateur bagel, and even to a fully sustainable vegan eatery! All food tastings are includes in the ticket price. We even throw in a water bottle to keep you hydrated. For more details on the tasting locations,please see column to the right.
Historic & Cultural Experience – As you stroll the eclectic streets of the Mile End you’ll get the chance to experience life as a native Montrealer, or should we say a native “Mile-Ender.” Our knowledgeable tour guides illuminate the fascinating and offbeat history of this rich cultural hub. Our tour presents how the Mile-End came to have the most artists per capita in all of North America (seriously). We also discuss the historical and cultural significance of many landmarks found in the bustling sector. The Mile-End has become the epitome of Montreal’s multicultural standard and our tour discusses the deep history of immigration and settlement embedded in these streets. We can guarantee it will be the most interesting stroll you’ve taken in a while! In addition to this, our enthusiastic local guides share their knowledge, recommendations, and personal anecdotes about how the Mile End became the intriguing neighbourhood it is today!
**Food demands during the Winter Season – The Mile End Food tour, while exhibiting diverse cultures and resulting in a plentiful lunch, is not vegan or gluten intolerant friendly during the winter season. We offer reduced ticket prices for those requiring these dietary restrictions, as the overall food quantity is still delicious, but less in quantity. We invite gluten intolerants to join our Old Montreal Food Tour, which even features a shop specializing in gluten free goods.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE MILE-END MONTREAL FOOD TOUR?
Our Mile End food tour is perfect for Montreal natives and tourists alike. This tour is for folks looking to get the inside view of the fastest growing district in Montreal. We invite all tourists, hardcore foodies, less hardcore foodies, anyone looking to expand their taste pallet, couples, friends, families and you! Not only is the Mile End Food tour a great activity it is also a unique gift idea. Perfect for occasions such as: birthdays, team building events, anniversaries, bachelor parties, or simply just getting together with friends to have a tasty time. Whether you’re from distant lands or a local Montrealer we can guarantee that you will enjoy the local Montreal experience. Our visitors walk away happy, with a greater appreciation for Montreal, not to mention a full stomach!
WHY TAKE THE MILE-END MONTREAL FOOD TOUR?
The Mile End sector is a thriving community of musicians, artists and young entrepreneurs. Our tour allows you to discover exactly what makes this special neighbourhood tick! We show you the back alleys, acclaimed shops, and exhilarating culture of the Mile End. In addition to this, you will uncover some of Montreal’s most unique, tasty, and trendy food. Together let’s discover why the Mile End is the fastest growing neighbourhood in Montreal!
READY TO BUY TICKETS?
Ready to join us on The Mile End Food Tour? Great! Call us at 438-600-0501or click “Buy Tickets” to purchase your tickets online. We look forward to meeting you and showing you around our favourite sector of Montreal.
Where does the tour start?
Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.
→ WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE EVENING AND DAY TOUR IN THE MILE END?
Both tours are amazing in their own way. We offer both tours to make it easier for guests to add our food tour into their schedule. The Mile End Food Tour (daytime) is longer and invites guests into the historic Rialto theatre, Lawrence butcher that features locally-raised meat, and a few other hidden gems. The Evening Mile End Tour invites guests to experience the Mile End’s urban evening culture when the streets come alive. This tour is shorter, but still incorporates all the delicious food stops that’ll leave you full and satisfied. We even throw in a craft beer sample to kick-off your evening!
¤ 6+ tastings, sips and bites – includes a water bottle, cultural stops, vendor demonstrations and much more!
¤ Enjoy Montreal and the Mile End’s quintessential foods, including St.Viateur Montreal Bagels!
¤ Delight in some treats at Montreal's most popular bakery
1. La Panthère Verte
We start at the famously sustainable Green Panther Vegan eatery. Our journey commences with what was voted “Montreal's best Falafel”.
2. Chocolats Genevieve Grandbois
Together we savour Montreal's most lovingly produced chocolate for an epic dessert!
3. St-Viateur Bagel (Est. 1957)
We enjoy our famous Montreal Bagel and arguing whether it truly is “The Worlds Best Bagel”.
4. Drogheria Fine
We savour fresh homemade gnocchi with Montreal's best tomato sauce, served by the owner himself!
5. Boucherie Lawrence
A neighbourhood butcher shop offering specialty charcuteries, as well as, locally raised and respected meat.
6. Boulangerie Guillaume
Finish off your food tour with some delicious local breads straight out of the oven.
About this tour
$53+tx for adult tickets. Winter Gluten Free & Vegan rate: 35$. Children (age 7-13): 35$*. Young children (age 0-7): 17$*. 2$ ticketing fees applies per ticket and there are 14,975% taxes on the total amount.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM or 12:00 AM
All ages and fitness levels.
16 people per tour maximum.
GROUP AND PRIVATES TOURS
Are offered on request and depending on availability. Just fill out the form in our private and group tours page.
Runs rain, snow or shine or extreme snows! (40% of the tour happens inside). We highly recommend to bring appropriate clothes for the winter season.
Please note that the Mile End Food Tour is vegan or gluten intolerant friendly during the winter season, as it features stops with alternatives to these diets.
If you’re an early bird, we suggest you have a small breakfast before coming. If not, you can also skip your breakfast and come directly to the food tour. Our first meal is a little vegan Falafel.
Tickets must be purchased before 10 am on each given tour date. We recommend to book your tickets in advance as most of the tours tend to get sold out.
Avoid driving to Mile End at all costs. The parking is almost impossible to find. If you need to come by car, we recommend that you find parking in another neighbourhood and take public transportation.