FAQ

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions section below to answer any of your questions in advance of a tour. If you have a question that is now answered below, please contact us using the contact information listed on this page.

 

Is there parking available?

Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions.

Can I get a refund?

If you are no longer able to attend the tour on the day you booked, you can receive a full refund by emailing us at least 24 hours in advance of your tour date and time. If you have any additional questions or concerns please call our support centre at 1-800-656-0713.

I can no longer use my tickets. Can I give them to a friend?

Your tickets are transferrable, so if you can’t use your tickets, feel free to give them to a friend to use.In order to transfer your ticket, you must email us using the contact form on our website.

Can’t find my tickets. Can you resend them?

If you can’t find your tickets or are having any other issue, please send us an email at torontofoodadventures@gmail.comand we’d be happy to help you.

How much food will be eaten on the tour?

Prepare to eat, this is a food tour after all 🙂 Please feel free to have a snack before the tour, but we do not recommend having a full meal shortly before the tour starts. Guests eat a fair amount of food over the three hours.

What places do we go to on the tour?

We carefully select our tour stops through conducting significant research. Our mission is to take guests to off-the-beaten-path places, which are authentic and interesting.

Our tours combine stops at local restaurants, historical places, and shops. For more detail on the stops that take place on specific tours, please visit a tour-specific page. Please note that for a given tour there are normally 5-6 stops. Based on guests’ food restrictions and the availability of our restaurant partners, we sometimes modify our tour stops.

Is it for locals?

Yes! We receive guests from around the world, including close to home. Our tours provide a great adventure for you to better explore your region.

Do you accommodate all dietary restrictions?

We cannot accommodate all food preferences/restrictions. However, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Please note that we include further information on what dietary restrictions we can likely accommodate on tour-specific pages. In order for us to best serve you, please let us know any food preferences/restrictions when you book a tour through our sign-up form. It is very challenging for us to make potential accommodations if we are notified on the day of the tour. Please also note that we may not be able to accommodate all food preferences/restrictions for every stop of the tour.

Can children go on the tours?

Our tours are a good fit for children over the age of ten. We do not recommend bringing children under the age of ten as the tour is not designed for a younger age level. If minors are attending the tour, they must be accompanied by an adult.

Are your tours wheelchair accessible?

Private tours are customizable and can be wheelchair accessible. Unfortunately, our tour in the Junction is not wheelchair accessible because of the stops that we visit.

Besides tasting delicious food, what will we learn from the tour?

You will learn and experience many things! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighbourhoods from real locals.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

If a food tour is sold out, can I get on a waiting list?

We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a good chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.

Do I need to tip?

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

Are bathrooms available during the tour?

Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.

What do we do in case of bad weather?

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We advise to check the weather conditions for your day’s event and dress appropriately.

Does the tour come in other languages?

At this time, we do not offer tours in any other languages except English.

What should I bring with me?

You should bring with you a camera and a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing gloves.