Guest Reviews

Guided Toronto Walking Tour:

Queen St W - Chinatown - Kensington

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Cecilia

Sweden / November 2018

★★★★★

Dave is  very well informed about the urban history of Toronto and was very attentive  to our questions and wishes when guiding us around in the city. We would  highly recommend his guiding services to our friends.

Natalie

USA / November 2018

★★★★★

I truly  enjoyed this tour with Dave! He was extremely knowledgeable about the history  and demographics of Toronto, and he clearly explained the unique way the  culture of Toronto came to be. The order of the tour was logical and helped  me go from knowing nothing about Toronto to feeling like an insider by the  end of it. Dave was very friendly and helpful in regards to recommendations  of places to try, things to do. I plan to take his other tour when I come  back to Toronto!

Ann

Canada / October 2018

★★★★★

I  haven't' been a fan of organized tours until this tour with Dave. We met on  time at the appointed spot, he was organized, professional in a friendly way,  and had me rethinking my biases (for tours) within the first 20 minutes. Dave  knows a lot about Toronto and shares it in a manner that is interesting and  speaks to a diverse crowd. I loved the little known facts that he shared with  objectivity and no judgment. His quirky sense of humour was a delight and I  was only sorry that his knee was causing him discomfort. Especially  considering it is a 'walking' tour. He didn't let this interfere with the  tour and we covered a lot of ground, at a slower pace I think, which allowed  me plenty of time to stop and take photos! Thank you Dave. I will be back to  explore another part of this great city with you next time I'm in town

Lisa

USA / September 2018

★★★★★

Dave was  very friendly and knowledgeable about Toronto. We like off the beaten path  somewhat and Dave took us to places we would not have found on our own. Great  tour.

Benjamin

USA / September 2018

★★★★★

Dave is  a fantastic tour guide. Very nice, knowledgeable, and patient. We had a great  time walking through Toronto and learning about its history. Would definitely  recommend to anyone who wants to know the area better.

Evalina

USA / September 2018

★★★★★

Dave  gave us a great tour of Toronto. He is very knowledgeable about Toronto  history, and he gave us great recommendations for places to visit. Highly  recommend it!

Austin

USA / September 2018

★★★★★

Dave was  absolutely amazing. Great your guide. Very knowledgeable about the city and  major sites. Great interactions with guests. Friendly. Takes the time to  answer any questions you may have. Highly recommend this tour with Dave!

Natalie

USA / September 2018

★★★★★

Dave is  great! We did both his tours in one weekend, and this one was fabulous like  the first. Great cultural insights & history, and Dave is a great  educator & very engaging and relatable

Scott

USA / September 2018

★★★★★

Dave, the tour guide, is exceptionally knowledgeable about the history and high points of interests in Toronto. His style of presentation is engaging and the walk through the various parts of the city were well paced with plenty to see and plenty of opportunities to pause to take it all in. I suggest that if this is your first time to Toronto or if you just want to understand more of what makes it the magical place that it is start with one of Dave’s tours. You’ll be glad you did!

Byoung Jin

South Korea / September 2018

★★★★★

Great!!!

Elizabeth

USA / August 2018

★★★★★

This was  a really great tour! Lots of great information and a very engaging host. Pack  walking shoes because you really get to move around the downtown area and if  you’ve booked a couple walking tours, you’ll need them. This is a must do  experience!

Aliyeh

USA / August 2018

★★★★★

Dave is  very well informed about the urban history of Toronto and was very attentive  to our questions and wishes when guiding us around in the city. We would  highly recommend his guiding services to our friends.

Oscar

UK / August 2018

★★★★★

Awesome  tour! Dave really knows his stuff and he brought loads of pictures of old  Toronto to complement his highly informative yet somehow also very funny and  engaging tour!

Nuria

Spain / August 2018

★★★★★

Great  tour! We enjoyed a lot and learnt many interesting things about Toronto.  Definitely a good way to get to know the city.

Merce

Spain / August 2018

★★★★

Dave's  tour was great. It was highly informative and explained in a nice and witty  way. Dave told us a lot about the recent history of Toronto, about the  struggles between the rich and the poor, and about the recent staggering  growth of the city. He has very interesting insights into the life of the  city and its impulses. Great walk and amazing neighbourhoods. I highly  recommend this tour.

Marco

Italy / August 2018

★★★★★

Great  walks in the city center, I personally liked Kensington Market a lot. You can  tell Dave is an expert in the knowledge he has on the city infrastructure and  Canadian History.

Bruno

Italy / August 2018

★★★★★

I really  enjoyed the tour, Dave gave us a lot of informations about the past and the  present of Toronto. A great tour if you want to understand more of the city.

Stephen

USA / August 2018

★★★★★

The  Queen West/Kensington Market walking tour was a terrific introduction to  Toronto on my first day in the city. Beginning at City Hall, Dave gave us  information on the city and its history and its people. I combined this tour  with the "Show Me the City" tour in the morning and got a great  overview of the whole Old Toronto downtown area. This was an extremely  enjoyable tour and I recommend it highly.

Olaf

Germany / August 2018

★★★★★

Dave´s  tours are great. He loves his hometown and he gives you a lot of facts and  insights about Toronto. The Kensington Market tour starts at the City Hall  and the walk ends somewhere in the Market. When we did the tour it started to  rain heavily so we continued the tour in Kensington Market pubs which was  very great. I highly recommend the tour!

Alude

South Africa / July 2018

★★★★

Dave was  very communicative about changing plans when the weather disappointing us on  our tour. He reassured us that the weather would clear, and it did! We had a  great time with Dave. He was incredibly personable and accessible as a guide.  Recommended!

Scott

Canada / July 2018

★★★★★

Awesome  tour. Guide was very knowledgeable and was very open to our questions. Since  this is a walking tour, be ready to walk! I REALLY liked the food  recommendations!.

Digna

Puerto Rico/ June 2018

★★★★★

We love  it! Gerald is very knowledgeble and a super nice and educated young man. He  also gave us nice tips for places to eat and places to visit. This tour is  really a must. Thanks!

Andrew

USA / June 2018

★★★★★

The tour  was very good. Low key, relaxing and informative. Dave’s partner did a great  job pointing out many of the must sees in the city and also good places to  grab food. There was just enough history to make it interesting without  boredom!! Great job.

Robyn

Sweden / june 2018

★★★★★

Gerard  was our tour guide and he did a great job!.

Duncan

United Kingdom / November 2018

★★★★★

Dave's  colleague and food aficionado, Gerard, gave a brilliant tour full of history,  food recommendations, architecture - well worth the walk and what a bargain  price..

Niccie

Australia / June 2018

★★★★★

I'm not  a fan of tours because I hate the feeling of being herded around with a lots  of people and not learning a great deal but this tour was the exception. I  can't thank Gerard enough. His knowledge was outstanding, he was so easy to  talk to and was a really nice guy. This tour far exceeded my expectations and  I would definitely recommend it. I just wish I'd had time to do one of their  other tours. Thanks guys

Sreemore

India / June 2018

★★★★★

It was  awesome! This tour has got a lot of varieties including the court house,  Chinatown, the colourful Kensington market and a beautiful graffiti alley!  Gerard has so much knowledge about all the places, and being a chef himself  he gives insider tips on restaurants based on your preference! He even guided  us to an amazing food court at the end of the tour! I'd definitely recommend  everyone to go for this tour, tha ks Gerard and Dave!

Everado

Mexico / June 2018

★★★★★

Me tocó  Gerard para el tour de las partes cool de Toronto, es un chico excelente con  mucha información y muy buena onda, vale toda la pena el tour

Craig

USA / May 2018

★★★★★

Our tour  guide Gerard provided a fantastic tour of downtown Toronto. He shared the  history of the city, the architectural highlights, and pointed out some  fantastic eateries. My family really enjoyed the 2.5 hours we spent with him.

Sophie

Germany / May 2018

★★★★★

Gerard  was a really nice tour guide who gave me a private tour because the other  people didn’t come which was really cool for me. He gave me a lot of tips  where to eat at Kensington Market and also for the Toronto Islands what was  really helpful for me, too. The tour ended up a bit earlier as I expected but  it was quite nice, I would recommend it and I really enjoyed it. Thank you!

Kristina

Germany / May 2018

★★★★★

I had a  very great tour with Gerard who could give me good historical insights of  Toronto while showing me some very nice spots with good food recommendations.  I tried out the delicious taco place after in Kensington market what I just  can recommend further! :) It was a lovely sunny day exploring the heart of  Toronto. Totally worth the money!

Sosan

USA / May 2018

★★★★★

Our tour  with Gerard was wonderful. He is very knowledgeable about Toronto, very  engaging and we enjoyed conversations about many things. We had only one full  day in Toronto and were so glad we spent a few of our precious hours on this  tour. Well worth it!

Paul

Canada / May 2018

★★★★★

This was  a great tour with Gerard. He certainly has a lot of knowledge on the places  to eat in Kensington Market as well as the artists and the art in Graffiti  Alley. This tour has something for everyone. Highly recommended

Louis

Canada /May 2018

★★★★★

A must  to do if you want to see Toronto differently. Done in small groups ! Very  generous in comments. Very sympatical guide. Highly recommended. I would have  done the other tour our scedule would have allowed it. Book with no reserve.  Louis

Tu

Canada / May 2018

★★★★★

This  tour is exceptional. I had a great time on the tour with Dave and Gerard.  They were very friendly; helpful and knowledgeable about Toronto. They were  also very considerate with the guests. I learned a lot about Toronto culture  along with its rich culture and diversities. Also, I got to hear about  interesting stories about the city that I will never learn in any history  book. I would highly recommend this tour.

Christian

Germany / May 2018

★★★★★

It was  an awesome tour. Gerard and Dave were great guides. We visited some hot spots  as well as locations that were not mentioned in travel guides. Always with  some background and/or historical information. Also the both are very helpful  if you have any other questions about Toronto. The tour last about 2 hours  and time flies.

Patrick

Canada / May 2018

★★★★★

This was  a great way to see areas of Toronto which I had only heard about. Dave and  Gerard did a great job explaining the history of immigration in Toronto and  showing me some great areas of the city. They were friendly and  knowledgeable. The stories and pictures they used were very useful and  interesting. This was a great tour. The two hours went by so fast. Highly  recommended.

Jackie

Canada / April 2018

★★★★

Was a  fantastic tour! Dave was gracious and prompt and very knowledgeable regarding  the history of where we walked. Would definitely highly recommend to others  looking for a historical walking tour. Thanks so much Dave!