Jewish Neighborhood Food Tour

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From $121.86

70 reviews   (4.86)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Montreal, Montreal

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This 4 hour food tour of Montreal’s historic Jewish neighborhoods begins at a beloved smoked meat deli, and only gets better from there. Your guide will lead you to a slew of other neighborhood eateries. There will be a rival smoked meat location, two rival bagel shops, a bakery for some sweets, an ice cream stop, a unique diner and an Israeli falafel stop. The tour is full of history of the Jewish community and each establishment as well as all of the significant landmarks along the way.

What's Included

Five to seven food tastings

Local guide

What's Not Included

Additional food and drink


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Due to government regulations against Covid-19, we require every participant wears a mask when moving inside of establishments, sanitize their hands upon arriving and departing from each place visited and show the appropriate proof of vaccination and phot
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • We walk 3 kilometres: 1.8 miles

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

We will visit a Jewish Deli and a kosher bakery in this neighbourhood as well as discuss the neighbourhood's history and the history of Montreal's Jewish community and their settlement patterns.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We will see two rival bagel shops, a falafel shop and a diner in a league of their own in this neighbourhood, as well as many cultural and historical stops. (Former synagogues, the houses of famous writers, green, alleyways, former city hall and much more! )

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Plateau Mont-Royal
In this neighbourhood we will visit a hip young Jewish bakery as well as a smoked meat establishment. We will see historical Jewish landmarks, a park, the house of a famous Montreal Jew, a synagogue and a former Yiddish theatre, a public bath house, a building that housed Jewish labour organizations, and much more.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free


So good you'll plotz.
bigmidge1, 29-10-2022
This was a GREAT tour!!! The guide, Melissa, was great, and the food was FANTASTIC. And there was sooo much food!!! And it was all seriously delicious. My only tip? Don't forget to bring a tip! Melissa was great.
Left full of food and with more insight into Montreal’s history
Kingtrips, 08-09-2022
A great food tour should fill your belly with great food and your head with a sense of place. This was a great tour! First the belly part- We had an opportunity to sample rivaling smoked meat and bagel shops in a fraction of the time that it would have taken on our own. In addition, we sampled other businesses that were clearly local favorites. Along the way our tour guide shared stories of the history of community often using photos and excerpts from writings of notable people from the community. In short, our tour guide was the real deal. Unlike many tours, the tour was based on a deep knowledge and love for the restaurants and chefs in the area and clear respect for and knowledge of the history of the community. Well done!
Interesting and delicious
T6698MMpeterc, 06-09-2022
I enjoyed walking along the various sites and learning about the histories of the Jewish community, both in general and how it relates to the various restaurants, bakeries, and other locations we went to. The food was also very good, and I want to try out some of the places that we mentioned but were closed that day.
Food intersects history
sheldon n, 06-09-2022
Fabulous food and history tour. Melissa is an excellent guide- thorough and animated. Learned a lot and had delicious food stops along the way. Well paced.
Amazing Tour
Barry W, 05-09-2022
What a wonderful tour. Unfortunately, we had to cancel dinner reservations since we ate so much food. Two delis, two bakeries, a falafel shop, and ending with some ice cream. Melissa was incredibly knowledgeable and engaging. Not only did we learn about the history of the places we stopped, n but also a lot about the history of the Jews and other ethnic groups.

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