Duration: 3 hour walking tour
Location: This tour explores the RED mile (Retail and Entertainment District) on 17th Avenue SW in 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. A gratuity for our guides is greatly appreciated - at your discretion.
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 at 1012 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 Vine Arts for a tasting of a truly local Alberta beverage. Next we’ll treat you to fine French macarons and tea at Ollia before we delve into Korean-Canadian fusion delights prepared by chef Roy Oh at Anju Restaurant. Next door we’ll hop to the hottest new spot on the RED mile – Calcutta Cricket Club. We’ll stroll back towards our start and finish on a sweet note at Royale Brasserie.
Cibo Ristorante ( 1012- 17th Ave SW)
Two time winner of Calgary's prestigious Pig and Pinot trophy. Food like Nonna's.
Retreat from the street to discover the liquid gems that lie within.
Ollia Macarons and Tea
We love these macarons. They are not too sweet and melt in your mouth.
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.
Chef de cuisine Landon Schwarz will help us end our day on a sweet note at this classic French Brasserie.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.
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We did the "Savour 17th Ave SW" 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!