Visit historic landmarks, architecture ,check out the sights and taste the best of local food in our beautiful Maritime city.  From fresh bakery offerings, our favourite shops and restaurants – this tour gives you an authentic taste of the downtown core.  

Downtown Halifax Food Tour




  • Visits to approx. 6-7 local eateries
  • Diverse tastes such as hand crafted chocolates, local bakeries, inspired street food, and fresh innovations.
  • Delectable, generous food samples
  •  Town Clock, Parade Square, historic buildings, famous Grand Parade, architecturally stunning streets and history.
  • Behind the scenes look at local kitchens
  • Fun cultural facts from a local foodie
  • Stories, colourful streetscapes and local characters
  • An authentic Halifax experience to remember!

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  • WHEN: Sunday and Monday, Tueseday May – October
  • START TIME: 1:30 pm
  • DURATION: approximately 2 hours (please allow for extra time)
  • MEET: Prince George Hotel 1725 Market Street, Halifax
  • WEATHER: tour takes place rain or shine, please come prepared for our charming (ever changeable) weather
  • 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 or telephone purchase in advance, online purchasing fee not included (no online fee for telephone orders!)
  • RESERVATIONS: telephone reservations are accepted with credit card, subject to $20 cancellation fee
  • PAYMENT: Convenient online payment, cash or credit accepted onsite.

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1470 Lower Water St, Halifax
"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."


1541 Barrington Street, Halifax
"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!"

World Tea House

1592 Argyle Street, Halifax
"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. "

Gio at the Prince George

1725 Market Street
"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. "

The Old Apothecary

The Old Apothecary
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.

Tempo Food drink

Tempo Food + Drink
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.

Shawarma Stop

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