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Overview

Quebec City is known for food and history, and this tour gives you an immersion in both worlds. Visit top restaurants and historical sights as you take in the best of Quebec City. Combine a guided walking tour with a stop for an amuse-bouche, charcuterie platter, a flambé dish, farm-to-platter delicacies, and a little something sweet to end the evening.
  • Combine a tour of the history of Quebec City with a culinary adventure
  • Each restaurant serves one course and a drink
  • Historical stops vary based on group speed and interests
  • Book now to save your spot; groups are limited to 10 people
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6-8 history stops, depending on the interests and pace of the group
5 gourmet stops, each composed of food and drink at Quebec City's TOP RATED restaurants
Professional guide
Dinner
Alcoholic Beverages
Additional drinks (available for purchase)
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions
St. Louis Gate , Rue Saint-Louis, Québec, QC G1R 3Z7, Canada

Your guide will be waiting for you at the Saint Louis Gate to start your fabulous experience!  (street corner of Rue St Louis and Côte de la Citadelle ).

Public toilets , 19 Rue Notre-Dame, Québec, QC G1K 4G8, Canada

You will finish your tour around Place Royale area in the lower-town Old Quebec.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved,comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY HQ SERVICES TOURISTIQUES INC
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • 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.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the social distancing policy during Combo Historical and Food Tour of the Old Quebec City?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Combo Historical and Food Tour of the Old Quebec City?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • "Don't miss it and make sure you ask for Gabriella as your guide." See review

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Mary did amazing job
Michael_F
, Aug 2022
Mary did amazing job Explain the history of Quebec showing places and organized restaurants Thank you
star-5
Fun & Informative
Janice_A
, Jul 2022
We enjoyed the many restaurants we went to the food was great. As well,nto go along with the food, our guide gave us a lot of good, information on Quebec City!
star-5
Great Quebec experience- excellent food!
Claudia_C
, Jul 2022
Restaurant picks were excellent- our tour guide Denis was excellent - he was so personal & full of great historic interesting information! Highly recommend!
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Nothing Special
Patrick_B
, Jul 2022
We took food and history tour for three hours that was billed with gourmet food stops. Each stop had a drink and a food dish. My issue was the food that was given to us was ordinary. With such diversity of food that you have here in Quebec it was a letdown to have the best thing for the evening as fried mozzarella. We were each given a little wine. What I mean by little wine was one bottle of wine divided by the number of people in the group, we had nine in our group. So it ended up being less than a half a glass of wine At each stop. At the high-end stop there was flambéed shrimp which people liked. Unfortunately I do not eat seafood therefore I opted out of the shrimp. In it’s replacement I received fried mozzarella and Caesar salad with bacon. That was the highlight of the evening. The last restaurant was the entrée which I thought would be some kind of flavorful protein or wild game that they have so plentiful in the area, it was not. It was mushroom risotto that I could’ve made at home. Our tour guide Lynn did a great job explaining the area history and giving us real background of how things happened from the start of Quebec. Without Lynn this tour would have been very underwhelming.
star-5
Very pleasant evening
Douglas_S
, Jul 2022
La Place Royale and the beauty of the old city were highlights. Food was excellent at all the restaurants.
star-4
Great way to see the city and explore restaurant options
Kimberly_J
, Jul 2022
A small group tour with guide Lynne was very enjoyable and showed us parts of the city we hadn’t seen yet. The food and wine were excellent.
star-5
Great tour to take
PennyKyler
, Jul 2022
Denis our guide was informative and funny The Continental wait staff and food were excellent. Worth going back to for a complete meal The traditional maple pie while too sweet for me was good to many others
star-5
Wonderful food, history and great time
Nanette_F
, Jul 2022
My tour leader was very knowledgable about the history of Québec. As we walked to each restaurant she told us interesting stories around town. We got to visit some of the best restaurants in the city! Highly recommend!
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Very disappointed.
Jim_J
, Jul 2022
Very disappointed. The tour guide was excelent on Quebec City's past history. The food was not vey good. Couples were charged $200 per stop that included 1-2 ounces of wine mayby 4oz of beer once.
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Our tour guide was the...
Amy_P
, Jul 2022
Our tour guide was the best part of the tour. Apart from one restaurant, the food choices were subpar and there were barely any historical sites visited. Not really the experience we were hoping for. Wish we could get our money back.
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star-5
Awesome
Paul_W
, Jun 2022
Judith was a marvelous guide. The food and drink top notch. Walking through old Quebec with expert commentary was perfect.
star-5
Great tour
Doug_H
, May 2022
The tour guy, Linda, was excellent in pointing out certain areas of the city. She provided very good insight on the meals we had
star-5
Some steps in Québec city, a giant leap in th knowledge of the History of Quebec...
Michel_V
, May 2022
To mix the historical knowledge shared with a passionate guide, the quiet walking experience in old Quebec with the pleasure to discover several excellent restaurants at once, is really rewarding. Plus meeting new person and share that in a friendly atmosphere I crease the pleasure.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Bonjour Michel_V, We appreciate the time you took to give us a positive review. You had experienced the exact thing that what we'd like to achieve. We make sure you come hungry and be satisfied intellectually and appetite-wise after the tour! Please help us grow by sharing the memory we created together with your family and friends. Come back hungry anytime! Hongying Tang, owner of HQ Services Touristiques Inc.
star-5
Great food and historical perspective
Tom_N
, Sep 2020
We took this walking food tour and was very impressed by Denis’ love for the city and its history. The food in each of the stops was top notch, and just enough over the course of the tour. Highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Amazing tour!
Ernest_H
, Aug 2020
Excellent tour! Judith was an amazing host, very knowledgeable. The food stops were great with the highlight being Flambé Shrimp at Le Continental. Highly recommended.
star-5
Amazing Experience
Jacqueline_C
, Feb 2020
Food was amazing and our tour guide Jocelyn was phenomenal! She went above and beyond and was so warm, friendly and knowledgeable. We loved the tour and the city and can’t wait to come back!!!
star-5
Don’t miss this tour
Calhounew
, Jan 2020
My husband and I were extremely pleased with the tour. It exceeded our expectations in every way. Marie, our guide was so very pleased and well informed. At the end of the tour, not only were our palates satisfied, but we felt as though we were saying farewell to an old friend.
star-5
Exceeded our expectations for tour and gourmet food
Victor_L
, Nov 2019
We had our tour on Nov. 26th and Denise was our guide. He was prompt, on schedule, and was the perfect ambassador for Quebec City. Each restaurant we stopped at was better than our expectations and delicious. We are hooked. It is likely we will return in future and will definitely book this tour again and not waste time searching other food tours. We hope Denise would be the guide once again.
star-5
Best Ever
William_B
, Oct 2019
My wife and I have traveled extensively & taken many side tours during our 50 years of marriage. However, the food tour of Old Quebec City was probably our "best ever". Our guide, Gabriella, was superb. It took us a little while to find one another because of the crowds, but eventually Gabriella was able to bring the 8 of us together. She kept us on schedule to visit a variety of places. First for hors D'oeuvres and a nice glass of wine. Next to an old factory converted to a hotel where we sampled a typical charcuterie platter of prepared meats, fresh bread and a variety of cheeses with both red & white wines. Later, on our 3rd stop, the piece de resistance, we were surprised to visit a restaurant called Le Continental, an exquisite place where we were treated to one of the "best ever" meals. Shrimp sauteed in a lobster bisque sauce with several other ingredients; alcohol was added, flambeed to perfection at the table & accompanied by a very light, crisp Pinot Grigio. Next to another popular restaurant for a dinner of wonderfully cooked Beef Bourguignon, mashed garlic potatoes and green beans. More excellent wine and still more. Finally, Café La Maison Smith St-Jean, known for great coffees, croissants and a wide variety of the local cookie specialty, MACAROONS. A perfect ending to a tour we will long remember. Don't miss it and make sure you ask for Gabriella as your guide.
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Fantastic tour in Quebec
Karen_M
, Oct 2019
Marie was absolutely fantastic! Totally amazing and the food, restaurants, wine tasting and history of Quebec City we will never forget! We also loved all the people who were with us. Felt like friends by the end of the tour. Marie is phenomenal! The love of her city is contagious! We will be back

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