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Kingston Food Tours | Visit Kingston

Follow Ontario’s best food tours and trails

Close-up view of sample desserts on a wooden tray.

Kingston Food Tours | Visit Kingston

Follow a foodie guide on a walking tour to discover the best local food and drink. Or set your own pace on a road trip along a food trail.

Guided food and drink tours

Get a local perspective on the unique flavours and culture of a community on a guided tour. Guided tours are often customizable with the opportunity to meet fellow foodies on a group tour or have a more intimate excursion on a private tour. Just be sure to wear your most comfortable walking shoes.

Kingston Food Tours, Kingston

Explore the flavours of Canada’s original capital city on a guided walking tour through the historic downtown. The Classic Kingston is their signature tour and features a local’s perspective on the city’s culinary culture, history and architecture.

Eat More Scarborough, Scarborough

Join passionate local foodie, Howard Tam and his team on a tasty adventure celebrating the cultural and culinary diversity in the neighbourhood of Scarborough, just east of downtown Toronto.

Walking tours explore the best Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, West African, Filipino, Thai, Jamaican and Chinese cuisine.

Collingwood Food Tours, Collingwood

Southern Georgian Bay is brimming with celebrated restaurants, craft breweries, cafés, specialty food stores and markets.

Tours are typically three hours long and include visits to five or six amazing locations in the culinary communities of Collingwood, Creemore and Thornbury.

Niagara Culinary Tours, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Described as speed dating with restaurants, Niagara Culinary Tours is a seasonally themed walking tour that integrates local history and culture with great food from local establishments along with wine pairing.

Taste Detours, Guelph

Sample the culinary scene in Wellington Country from a local perspective on this small group tour.

Enjoy regional cuisine across restaurants and bakeries in downtown Guelph. Learn little-known facts, explore local culture and celebrate the growers and makers that feed this foodie community.

Arrange a fully customized experience on a private tour including vegetarian-themed options.

Culinary Adventure Co., Toronto

One of the best Toronto food tours, Culinary Adventures Co. will guide you through the city’s famous markets for new food discoveries and preparation tips.

Learn about the cultures that make the neighbourhoods so special. Sample an array of food that will transport your palate to the authentic cuisine enjoyed in faraway countries.

Private and group tour options are available.

Blaq Bear Culinary Adventures, Sault Ste. Marie

Along with tasty food and drink samples, learn about the rich culture, landscape and history that inspires the local cuisine of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma.

Seasonal walking tours resume in May.

C’est Bon Cooking, Ottawa

Let local culinary experts guide you on an Ottawa food tour. Uncover the food scene in the city’s most celebrated market, the ByWard Market, and explore foodie neighbourhoods to sample beverages and tasty treats.

Daytime, evening tours and even bike tours are available if you prefer to navigate on two wheels.

Puck's Plenty Foraging Tours, Stratford

Enjoy a professionally led foraging expedition along Stratford’s wooded trails in search of wild edible plants such as mushrooms, nettles, leeks, watercress and wild ginger.

Learn how to identify each one and its health benefits and tips on careful and thoughtful harvesting. End this unique tour by transforming your finds into a delicious meal.

Forest City Culinary Experiences, London

Look for upcoming scheduled guided food tours and experiences offered by local foodie specialists, including the Scratch Bakery and Patisserie Trail, an escorted tour of delicious sweet and savoury treats in downtown London.

Underground Donut Tour in Kensington Market, Toronto

Who better to embark on a donut adventure with than the global donut experts? Sample delicious donuts and take in the sites and flavours of downtown Toronto’s Kensington Market, Queen Street and Chinatown.

Stroll Walking Food Tour, St. Jacobs Market

Set out on a guided journey to local vendors and discover Mennonite culture, history and food at the St. Jacobs Market, the largest year-round farmers’ market in Canada.

Self-guided food trails and road trips

Take your time and savour the experience on a self-guided foodie trail. Follow pre-mapped routes to local bakeries, shops, restaurants and cafes. Plan a multi-day road trip or weekend getaway to fully appreciate these beloved foodie trails and tours.

Apple Adventure, Durham Region

A is for adventure, but also for apple—and what better place to enjoy apple season than in the home of the Apple Capital of Canada! This self-guided tour has been curated with your taste buds in mind. Explore Durham Region’s farm fresh orchards, tap rooms and local bakeshops for the ultimate apple experience.

Butter Tart Tour, Kawartha Northumberland

Savour each satisfying bite-size moment when you embark on a flavour-filled adventure to discover some of the richest, flakiest and tastiest butter tarts in the world.

Use the tour planner to chart your course. Choose from over 50 participating bakeries, cafes, restaurants and resorts across Northumberland County, the Peterborough area and Kawartha Lakes that celebrate this Canadian classic dessert.

The purist will appreciate the traditional tarts, while the adventurous will want to try new flavours such as pumpkin, chocolate, rhubarb or coconut.

Muskoka Cranberry Route, Muskoka

The annual Muskoka Cranberry Route is a fun and tasty seasonal trail with over 30 stops inspired by Muskoka's love for cranberries.

Tour the cranberry marsh at Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery in Bala, sip cranberry craft beer and cider, savour cranberry baked treats and try cranberry-inspired cuisine at renowned resorts and restaurants in the region.

The Sip & Savour Trail, Lanark County

In addition to some of Canada’s tastiest maple syrup in the Maple Capital of Ontario, Lanark County is home to great breweries, cideries, cafes, bakeries and farm-to-fork restaurants. Create your food-inspired getaway along the Sip & Savour Trail.

Bacon and Ale Trail, Stratford

Agricultural roots run deep in the Stratford area, as does a passion for fine craft brewing.

Purchase voucher for your choice of five stops along this all-season self-guided trail. Sample dishes that incorporate a variation of pork offerings and pair with signature brews of the area.

Cheese Trail, Oxford County

There’s always something new to savour in Canada’s dairy capital. Sample traditional and innovative varieties of cheese and discover dairy creations you never knew existed.

The Oxford County Cheese Trail features over 30 stops including local cheese makers, restaurants, museums, artisans and boutiques. New experiences are added frequently, so be sure to check the trail guide website for up-to-date information.

Tasty Road Trips, Paris

Resident food ambassador Spicy Jan creates exciting self-guided road trip itineraries that feature some of the places to eat and entertaining nuggets about the area in her hometown of Paris and beyond to Hamilton, Halton, Brant and Norfolk County.

Trent Hills Flavour Tour, Northumberland County

From dairy products to craft beer, artisanal chocolate to fresh produce, learn all about locally produced goodies and find your new favourite flavours in the picturesque region of Trent Hills.

Use the trail map to plan your visit.

Apple Pie Trail, South Georgian Bay

The fertile, apple-growing area around the communities of Blue Mountain Village, Craigleith, Beaver Valley, Thornbury and Meaford is home to the famous Apple Pie Trail.

Download the trail map to pick your favourite trail stops, including wineries, cideries, breweries, markets, restaurants and bakeries that create apple-inspired delights.

Georgian Bay Driving Food Tour, North Simcoe County

Hit the road on a scenic and delicious self-guided food tour organized by Midland Food Tours.

Stop at six or more local restaurants for delicious food and drink. Learn about the communities and local foodie personalities along the way. Bring containers and a cooler for leftovers and food purchases.

Midland Food Tours also offers a guided walking food tour of downtown Midland.

Perth County Farm Gate, Perth County

From farm gate stores and self-serve stands to pick-your-own farm experiences or syrup and jam trails, the Farm Game Map gets you right to the source of local food and flavours in Perth County.

Call the farms ahead of your visit to confirm they are open.

The Chocolate Trail, Stratford

Savour a variety of sweet and delicious chocolates from six shops in Stratford and meet local chocolate makers, bakers and purveyors along the way.

Chocolate Trail passes can be purchased at Destination Stratford, located close to Stratford City Hall and various Stratford locations.

Use the 2024 trail map to plan your visit.

Fresh Baked Adventures, 1000 Islands Rideau Canal Waterways

Follow this trail to a collection of cafes and bakeries whipping up the most delicious baked goods and sweet treats in the Leeds and Grenville region, including cupcakes, croissants, cookies, tarts, scones, squares, pies and cakes.

Download a suggested itinerary to plan your visit.

Foodie Shop Adventures, 1000 Islands Rideau Canal Waterways

The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville invite you on a self-guided tour of unique food shops and local markets in and around Merrickville, Westport, Lyndhurst, Seeley's Bay, Athens, Portland, Prescott, Gananoque and Brockville.

Download the map to get started.

Last updated: May 3, 2024

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