DOWNTOWN HALIFAX FOOD TOUR

Visit historic landmarks, stroll the waterfront, check out the sights and taste the best of local food in our beautiful Maritime city.  From fresh market offerings to traditional ethnic dishes – plus new creations from one of the Maritime’s most acclaimed fine dining restos, this tour gives you an authentic taste of the downtown core.  

Downtown Halifax Food Tour

TOUR INCLUDES

 

 

  • Visits to approx. 6 local eateries
  • Diverse tastes such as hand crafted chocolates, local seafood, inspired street food, and fresh market soups
  • Delectable, generous food samples
  • Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, waterfront boardwalk, Town Clock, Parade Square, historic brewery building, famous Grand Parade, architecturally stunning Barrington Street
  • Behind the scenes look at local kitchens
  • Fun cultural facts from a local foodie
  • map and local food guide
  • An authentic Halifax experience to remember!

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TOUR DETAILS
  • WHEN: Sunday and Monday, May – October
  • START TIME: 1:30 pm
  • DURATION: approximately 2 hours
  • MEET: Prince George Hotel 1725 Market Street, Halifax
  • WEATHER: tour takes place rain or shine, umbrellas provided
  • DRESS: wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes
  • CAPACITY: 16 people per tour
  • TASTINGS: approximately six different food tastings; mostly stand-up tastings; enough for a light lunch
  • INCLUDED: all food samplings, Local Tasting Tours food guide and info sheet; taxes not included
  • GRATUITIES: not included in ticket price – if you enjoyed your culinary experience, gratuities are accepted by our guides
  • NOTE: food tastings are chef’s choice and subject to change with out notice
  • SUBSTITUTIONS: unfortunately we are unable to make food substitutions on tours – offerings are chef’s choice and meant to highlight various fresh offerings of the day
  • ALLERGIES: please alert us to allergies in advance so we can acquire an ingredients list of tastings for your tour
  • FOOD SENSITIVITIES: please let us know 48 hours in advance if you have any food sensitivities
  • COST: $40 per person + tax, tickets can not be refunded
  • TICKETS: recommended online purchase in advance, online purchasing fee not included
  • RESERVATIONS: telephone reservations are accepted with credit card, subject to $20 cancellation fee
  • PAYMENT: online ticket purchase recommended, remaining tickets at departure site, cash/credit, first come first served

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FEATURED RESTAURANTS

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Sugah!

1470 Lower Water St, Halifax
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"At Sugah! our confections are crafted by hand in Nova Scotia using century old techniques and pure, simple ingredients. Dairy fresh butter & cream, sugar & nuts are cooked in our old-fashioned copper kettle and worked on our marble slabs. Our chocolates feature the finest Belgian chocolate and mix classic old flavors with more modern, inventive combinations."
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Ciboulette

1541 Barrington Street, Halifax
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"Ciboulette is the smallest cafe with the biggest flavour! Our cafe offers freshly made breakfast and lunch dishes made from scratch, using only the top-quality ingredients. You'll taste and see the difference!"
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Chives

1537 Barrington Street, Halifax
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"The restaurant boasts a warm and unpretentious décor where you will enjoy extraordinary casual dining in a chic interior that captures key elements of the Canadian landscape; water, wood, rock, and sand. Join us for dinner and you will discover how our urban café décor introduces elements of traditional French urban bistros with long banquet seating, richly painted walls, and chalkboard menus."
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World Tea House

1592 Argyle Street, Halifax
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"World Tea House is where old world tea traditions meet modern mixology and cafe culture. With plenty of room to sit, listen to the world music and enjoy a pot of tea or try one of the award winning tea fusions. "
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Mezza Lebanese

1558 Barrington Street
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"At the heart of the Mezza Lebanese restaurant group is our love of food, our passion for family and our enjoyment of life. We believe a great meal should always be accompanied by friends, family and laughter."
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Fox Hill Cheese House

Halifax Seaport Farmers Market
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" Fox Hill Cheese House produces many varieties of savoury cheese, natural yogurt, luscious gelato, and pasteurized non-homogenized milk in glass bottles."
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Gio at the Prince George

1725 Market Street
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"Fine dining with a twist, expect fun aside fancy, from the atmosphere to the plate. A divine and diverse menu shifts with season and product availability, combining the best in local and global ingredients. "
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The Old Apothecary

The Old Apothecary
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ContentEverything at The Old Apothecary is made from scratch. The bread, pastries, cakes, fillings and frostings are made using the highest quality ingredients available. Locally sourced where possible. Inspiration sourced globally.
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Tempo Food drink

Tempo Food + Drink
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Tempo Food + Drink is a contemporary, urban open kitchen eatery situated street side on the busiest corner in Halifax. Tempo offers fresh regional cuisine with a twist morning, noon, and night. The convenient Grab + Go section takes the guess work out of your brown bag lunch decisions and fills the morning emptiness with its made from scratch all natural products! Something fun, funky and fresh for everyone. Great wines by the glass and inspired cocktails are dished up by our creative mixologists in a hip and trendy lounge, making it a great place to end your day or start your night.
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Shawarma Stop

Shawarma Stop
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Serving Halifax in a comfortable style with our finest Shawarmas from chicken- to the city's first ever tofu (+ more)!