This trendy, ever changing part of the city is an eclectic collection of old and new; one-of-a-kind shops, beautiful architecture, and of course, great restaurants! The 3-hour Trendy SoPa tour includes 4 of Okanagan Foodie Tours specially selected eateries with an amazing array of taste sensations, plus a tour-within-the-tour at a very unique grocery. You are sure to want to visit them all again!
Fridays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Food stops at 5 locally owned restaurants/cafés/markets and a knowledgeable, friendly tour guide.
The bench in front of the Marmalade Cat Café (corner of Pandosy Street and West Avenue).
Please arrive a few minutes early as we start at 1:00pm sharp.
Parking available on most side streets for up to 4 hours. Be sure to check meters carefully as many have only a 2 hour limit. Public parking lot at Original Joe’s for $5/day.
Tours normally are for 2-6 people. Please contact us to arrange additional tickets.
Best suited for Foodies 13+
Tours go rain or shine.
Please dress accordingly and wear comfortable walking shoes.
NOTE: Please advise us of any dietary restrictions when purchasing tickets.
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Eateries May Include:
When you enter Hector’s you feel instantly transported to the Pacific coast of Mexico – everything from the décor, the music, and most definitely the delicious aroma coming from the kitchen. Owners Mario and Martha have brought their love of family, traditional Mexican recipes and authentic home-style cuisine with them from Mexico. Muy bien!
Visit Hector’s Casa’s Website
The Fixx Café
At The Fixx Café you can expect ‘A dining experience that exceeds all expectations’ as Red Seal Chefs Wade and Melanie present their tantalizing Okanagan favorites. They pride themselves on using local fresh wholesome ingredients and prepare all dishes with love and care. You will feel right at home in the restaurant’s cozy and intimate setting with an open kitchen and local art displayed on the walls. The perfect setting for a perfect meal.
Visit The Fixx Café’s Website
Mission Tap House & Grill
This stop on the tour is more than a neighbourhood pub – it’s a place for great food. The menu offers everything from Mini Yorkies to burgers to Braised Short Rib. Self proclaimed craft beer experts, they will gladly recommend just the right brew to go with your tasty choice of food. Combine the relaxed atmosphere with all this deliciousness and you may have found your new favorite place to meet friends or just unwind on your own. Cheers!
Visit Mission Tap House’s Website
Marmalade Cat Café
We can’t keep delicious food secrets at Okanagan Foodie Tours, so we look forward to sharing the Marmalade Cat Café with foodies on the “Trendy SoPa” tour. Since 1998 “The Cat” has been offering their guests a unique experience from the welcoming colorful Victorian style exterior to the warm cozy ambiance inside. They proudly offer healthy scratch-made options for breakfast and lunch, and bake all desserts and sweets in-house which go great with their beautiful Espresso drinks. A nice sweet treat to end this tasty tour!
Visit Marmalade Cat Café’s Website
This tour includes an educational (and tasty) stop at Urban Fare in the Mission Park Mall. At Urban Fare, food is their passion and it shows! From the amazing variety of products and services, to the friendly smiles on their team’s faces, to the well designed store displays, shopping here is an experience. You’ll learn a little and eat a lot!
Visit Urban Fare’s Website
Chutney Cuisine of India
Experience amazing, authentic Indian dishes at Chutney, our second stop on the tour. The restaurant is named after the delicious jam-relish mixture traditionally served with different Indian foods – everything from meats and poultry to seafood and vegetarian specialties, even desserts and cheeses. The flavors and aromas will definitely charm your taste buds.
Visit Chutney Cuisine of India’s Website
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