Experience the Italian food scene of Vancouver on a 2.5-hour tour of Little Italy, starting on Commercial Drive, known to locals as “The Drive,” which is where the first Italian community started and flourished in the 1950s.
Savor the flavors of authentic Italian cuisine in this charming European-style neighborhood. Many of the 8 stops you make are at local family-run businesses that have been in the area for 30 to 40 years. The owners are noticeably full of passion and pride as they serve up their specialties to you.
Sample panini's, pizza, pasta, Italian meats, cheeses and several desserts such as cannoli and gelato. End the tour people-watching with an Italian cappuccino to complete the experience. You’ll be led by a passionate local who will share tips and stories about the area and introduce you to the interesting people behind the scenes. From savory to sweet, if you are a fan of Italian food you will love this food tour.
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
Please meet your guide at 13:45 as the tour departs promptly at 14:00. Tour starts outside Fratelli's Italian Bakery located at 1795 Commercial Drive on the North West corner of Commercial Drive and 2nd Avenue. There is street parking in the area and pay parking is available under the Il Mercato Building at Commercial and 1st Ave. (The entrance is off 1st just west of Commercial)