Duration: 3 hour walking tour
Location: This is a five block walk one way down the RED mile (Retail and Entertainment District) of Calgary.
Saturdays and Sundays
*Price is $115 plus GST and EZTix fee. Tix are non-refundable. Tabs, taxes and tips to our vendor staff are included. Limited to 14 guests.
Check the forecast and dress for the weather. We tour rain, shine or snow.
Tabs, taxes and tips to vendors are included in the price of the tour.
Your tour guide will greet you at CIBO restaurant on 17th Avenue SW near the corner of 9th Street. Here we’ll tour the restaurant, meet the chef and learn about the years that when into perfecting their pizza crust and toppings. Of course we’ll tuck into some too! Then it’s off to Made by Marcus Micro Creamery to taste four dreamy flavours and go behind the scenes. Next we’ll treat you to fine French macarons and tea at Ollia before we switch back to savoury goodies at a truly hidden gem – Frenchie! We’ll delve into Korean-Canadian fusion delights prepared by chef Roy Oh at Anju Restaurant and finish with exclusive access to the hottest new spot on the RED mile – Calcutta Cricket Club. All this on a leisurely five block walk through a fascinating part of town with a cool hip vibe.
Cibo Ristorante (17th ave and 9 St SW)
Two time winner of Calgary's prestigious Pig and Pinot trophy. Food like Nonna's.
Made by Marcus Micro-Creamery
Famous for both macarons and "to die for" original ice cream flavours - we'll spend our time on the ice cream here!
Ollia Macarons and Tea
We love these macarons. They are not too sweet and melt in your mouth.
You might not find this place on your own and they open just for the guests on our tour at this time of day.
Anju means food to go with alcohol in Korean and chef Roy Oh has perfected Korean-Canadian fusions - especially the dish we'll savour together.
Calcutta Cricket Club
17 Ave SW needed Indian food and this menu is great whether you want chaat (a snack) or a biryani prepared with care.
Meet at Cibo Restaurant at 1012 17 Ave SW. Ask for Calgary Food Tours and the staff at the restaurant will show you to our table where our guide will welcome you.
1012 17 Ave SW
Calgary, AB, Canada
Parking is available. Expect detailed information on your ticket voucher.
We recommend this tour for children over the age of 13. Younger children tend to get bored with the story telling and are distracted by everything else going on. We hope you’ll treat yourself to childcare and a little adult time. Non-alcoholic beverages are served for people under 18 years of age.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine art and architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 2 to 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Calgary eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighbuorhoods from real locals.
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, celiac, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can usually accommodate your needs. With humble apologies – most of our tours are not suited to a purely vegan diet.
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 at email@example.com to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.
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We did the "Savoring 17th Ave" tour as a team building event and it was a SMASHING success! As locals, we all felt like tourists and experienced our city in a new and exciting way.This is a must do for both locals and visitors alike. Well worth the time and cost!