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Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal provided by Spade & Palacio Non-Touristy Tours

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Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal

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Overview
Taste your way through Jean-Talon Market and Little Italy on a Montreal food tour that delves deep into the local food scene. You visit several eateries for a fresh, insider look at the Montreal food scene, tasting flavors ranging from Salvadorean to farm-to-table cuisine and learning about Montreal’s vibrant communities along the way.
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You'll start at
531 Rue Bélanger
531 Rue Bélanger, Montréal, QC H2S 1G5, CanadaWe meet outside of Los Planes restaurant. We can't wait for latecomers, we ask that you show up 10 minutes before go time.
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    Jean-Talon Market
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Little Italy
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Park Little Italy
6634 Rue Clark, Montréal, QC H2S 3C6, Canada
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Highlights
  • Montreal food tour of Jean-Talon Market and Little Italy
  • Explore with a guide to discover under-the-radar spots
  • Learn how Montreal’s diversity shapes local cuisine
  • Includes all tastings for a hearty lunch
What to Expect
Meet your guide near Montreal’s biggest market. With your group, step into Jean-Talon’s maze of local produce, maple syrup, and specialty foods. The guide chooses seven stops for tastings, while introducing the diverse traditions of Montreal food. After exploring Jean-Talon Market, continue through the city streets, pausing for a tasting at a hole-in-the-wall Salvadorian place. Here and throughout the tour, take advantage of the small group format to ask questions about Montreal culture and food, getting tips on where to eat, drink, and explore in the city. Finish the tour at the edge of Little Italy, the place where in-the-know locals head for the city's best pasta and Latin American shops.
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Departure Point
531 Rue Bélanger, Montréal, QC H2S 1G5, Canada
Duration
3h
Return Details
Park Little Italy, 6634 Rue Clark, Montréal, QC H2S 3C6, Canada
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Jean-Talon Market
  • Entry/Admission - Little Italy
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you have any food restrictions or allergies, you must specify in the Special Requirements box at checkout
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Vegetarian option is available; please advise at time of booking if required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Christina R wrote a review Oct 2019
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Tom was absolutely amazing! He was a wealth of knowledge about Montreal and provided an overview of what to expect at the beginning of the tour (how many stops, how much walking, bathrooms, etc). The food was definitely not what you think of when it comes to Montreal however it
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Spade P, Owner at Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal
Responded 31 Oct 2019
Hi! Thom is a gem. Glad the food tour surprised you for the businesses we showcase and that you enjoyed the experience. We really appreciate you sharing this being the small company we are, it helps others make the right choice. Cheers!
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Tkuen145 wrote a review Oct 2019
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Marie was wonderful. She was personable and knowledgable. It was my first walking food tour and she made it great. We stopped at some neat places. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Spade P, Owner at Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal
Responded 31 Oct 2019
Hiya! First and best ;) Happy you gave us a shot and we showed you a good time. Come back for a mural tour next time!
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Betsy J wrote a review Oct 2019
Barcelona, Spain39 contributions4 helpful votes
My daughter, sister, niece and I took a tour with Marie. What a wonderful way to really learn a city. We went places that we would never have seen in our travels. Marie was friendly, informative and fun. It was a small group of 12 so we lol got a chance to ask her questions.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from DannyMTL, Owner at Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal
Responded 28 Oct 2019
Hi! Happy you were able to get some one on one time with Marie Pier and enjoyed the guaranteed groups of 10 or less. It means a lot to us that you shared your experience and hope we can host you again on another route when back :) Cheers
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Laura D wrote a review Oct 2019
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We did the Beyond the Market food tour and it was such a pleasure! Our tour guide Marie was amazing; so knowledgeable, sweet and fun. By far the best thing we did during our visit to Montreal. I hesitated to book a tour because it's not the kind of thing I would normally do, (no
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from DannyMTL, Owner at Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal
Responded 28 Oct 2019
Hey! The food tour really is about getting into the authentic not always pretty but real neighbourhoods of Mtl! Happy the food choices and guide were a hit. Make it back for a bike tour next year!
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Alan wrote a review Oct 2019
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I’m not much for tours. I like making my own choices. Tours don’t allow for much of that... but in the case of our food tour with Spade and Palacio, I’m glad. Our guide, Danny, was wonderful. The stops on the tour couldn’t have been better. The proprietors were warm and
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Response from DannyMTL, Owner at Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal
Responded 28 Oct 2019
We really had the best group of the year that day. Thanks so much for letting me have a great afternoon especially needed at the end of a crazy season. Please hit us up when back! Cheers!
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MargaritaKbt
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Great experience
I really liked this tour very much. I received a lot of information. Highly recommended for everyone!
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234ksenian
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Great experience, will recommend to all!
Our guide was excellent! Such a pleasant guy. The tour was very informative, great to find out the eclectic nature
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Tracyfacy
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Don't miss this tour if you like street art (or even just have a passing interest)
Fantastic tour of Montreal murals. Our guide, Danny was very friendly and had lots of local knowledge and insight i
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Fun on the Cusp!
I went right before the quarantine crisis started to be taken very seriously, and this was the one absolute thing I
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robincW562ZU
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Amazing street art tour!!
Danny was interesting, entertaining and very knowledgeable! He was extremely responsive, flexible and gave us great
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kysilas
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Montreal Mural Tour
Very clear and informative walking tour. I especially like how the groups are smaller making it easier to ask ques
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serenap520
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Informative and fun!
I attended this walking tour with one of my good friends. We are both locals and while we have seen some of the bea
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JovenBelmonte
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Great Way to Spend 2 Hours in Montreal!
The tour is perfect for everyone - if you are new to the city or if you are a local. We were a group of 5 - 3 loca
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elainep724
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A fun and informative look into Montreal!
My boyfriend and I were solo guests on a cold day and we really enjoyed our afternoon! Tom, our guide, was fun and
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erjonam2020
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Tour
Danny, our tour guide was amazing and funny. This was the best tour We have been in and definitely want to try the
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Seasnskies
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You want to go beyond the basics!
My wife chose this tour for me, and I'm so glad she chose this one! What a fantastic time I had seeing so many dif
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638sydneya
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Everything and more
This tour of the city is definitely one of a kind! For those who are not familiar with Montreal, this kind of tour
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Mark H
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A tour guide in the know
Montréal is much more than just its old buildings and Notre-Dame Basilica. Wandering from Old Montréal to the Plate
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Leandro T
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Solid tour, underwhelming customer service
I originally signed up for the Beyond the Basilica tour but was bumped to a different tour at a different time just
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rk33mke
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two tours -- both fantastic!
I organized an art trip to Montreal for the Friends of a US art museum. Utilized S&P for two separate tours -- ge
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