Montreal: Ultimate Chocolate Expedition

Duration: 4 hours

Location: This is a guided tour on foot in the Mile-End neighbourhood.


$95 CAD + tx

Child

$75 CAD + tx

(13 and under)

Due to government regulations, we are taking the necessary precautions to minimize the risk of infection of COVID-19, we will be prioritizing small private tours at this time. Email us at melissa@roundtablefoodtours.com to make arrangements.

Satisfy your sweet tooth! Get behind the scenes with people who live and breathe chocolate.

  • Have a taste of at least 9 different kind of chocolates, a chocolate infusion, and a light savory chocolate-based meal.
  • Spend time with chocolate experts and devotees and learn their personal stories.
  • Learn about bean-to-bar and chocolate confection production.
  • Learn about chocolate's origins and history through some very passionate Montreal chocolate connoisseurs.
  • We can accommodate all types of food restrictions except diabetics on this tour.
  • The tour ends far from where we started. We have a little bus ride between the first and second stops.

We will be walking about 2.5 km (1.5 miles).

This tour is not recommended for children under 12 yrs or pregnant women.

We will email you all the details once you have booked the tour.


What to Expect

You can probably name a few grape varietals; can you name any cacao varietals? Did you know that chocolate is twice as complex as wine? Learn about chocolate throughout history: from Mesoamerican and precolonial history, to colonial production, to industrial production, to the bean-to-bar movement. Come learn and taste with us! If you’re hungry for knowledge about everything chocolate and have a palette and nose eager to explore the subtleties of high-quality cacao, then this tour is perfect for you!

Taste MANY single origin chocolates, including many made in Montreal, which has become a mecca for some of the world’s best chocolate! Award-winning chocolate is on the menu, as is the visit to a chocolate factory with an intimate meeting with the chocolate maker. We will also do a tasting in the style of a wine tasting with some of the best and most unique chocolate the world has to offer. The sweet deliciousness will be balanced out with a light spicy and savory chocolate-based meal as well as other surprises!

Dive deep into the world of chocolate, meeting the people that work with it, learning about the plant and the history of chocolate, and, of course, tasting many varieties along the way. You will never look at this everyday treat the same when you taste just how good it can be.


Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

This tour has about 2.5 kilometres of walking or about 1.5 miles so please wear appropriate foot wear and dress for the weather conditions of the day.

We recommend not to bring children under 12 as there are parts of the tour where there is a lot of information and it might be a bit too static for a younger child. There is also a lot of caffeine and this can be too much for children and for pregnant women. If you are with many children, it might be worth looking into a private tour where we can take you to stops that are more fun for kids.

 

 

The Chocolate Tour finishes about 1 kilometer from where the tour starts.  There is paid parking close to the starting point and free parking if you are lucky. Details will be emailed to you once you book your tour.

We eat a light meal on top of nine chocolate tastings.

We can accommodate all types of food restrictions except diabetics on this tour.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide ponchos in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

The whole experience is completely worth the money. In addition to the tastings and education, you can really learn to appreciate how amazing chocolate is and can be. I highly recommend the chocolate tour. On our next trip to Montreal, we definitely plan on signing up for another Round Table Tour!

Andrew S. New York City, New York

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