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Known for being a top foodie destination, Toronto should be high on your list of places to visit if you have a hankering for delectable cuisine. The city is home to more than 200 ethnic groups, and features diverse neighborhoods like Koreatown, Little Italy and Greektown, to name a few. If you don't know where to start, consider booking a tasting tour that will take you through the city's different cuisines and neighborhoods. Below are some of Toronto's best tours:

Toronto Food Tours: Offering a dozen different food tours, several drink tours, excursions and classes, Toronto Food Tours offers a little something for everyone. From pizza to markets to food halls to Chinatown and beyond, this company has been showing locals and tourists around since 2010. Tours are offered every day of the week at different times, so check the website to find one that works best for your taste buds and schedule. Tours last between three and four hours with tickets starting at CA$89 (around $68) per person.

Culinary Adventure Company: Family owned and operated since its founding in 2010, Culinary Adventure Company is a highly reviewed company that operates food tours and excursions around Toronto (and other top Canada destinations). Covering neighborhood hot spots like Riverside and Leslieville to the butchers and bakeries at the St. Lawrence Market, tours last anywhere from two to eight hours and are offered daily. You can also head out on the water for an evening canoe ride that's paired with wine and a dinner of local cuisine. Tour prices start at CA$71 (about $54) To find out more, visit the company's website.

Toronto Urban Adventures: Owned by a local comedian and led by a team of beer enthusiasts, actors, travel professionals and photographers, Toronto Urban Adventures provides entertaining tours that focus on local markets, beer and bacon. The "Kensington Market & Chinatown" two-hour walking tour guides participants throughout these two foodie neighborhoods; the four-hour "Beer Makes History Better" tour takes visitors to local breweries and pubs as well as the Distillery District; and the three-hour "When Pigs Fry" tour introduces travelers to the best places in the city for pork, bacon and sausage. Tour prices start at CA$32.74 (approximately $25) for adults and CA$25.66 (around $20) for children. Visit the website for more details.

Savour Toronto: Since 2013, Savour Toronto has been taking locals and visitors around to famous eateries and off-the-beaten-path gems. As a recipient of numerous accolades and praise – including being named the 2014 winner of the Ontario Culinary Tourism Experience Award – the company is highly regarded in the food tour industry. Food tours range by area or interest, including Kensington Market, Chinatown, Dundas West and Ossington, along with pastry and sweet shops. Tour prices start CA$60 (around $46). Learn more by visiting Savour Toronto's website.

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#1 Toronto Islands When you're in need of a break from the hustle and bustle of Canada's biggest city, hop a ferry to the Toronto Islands. This collection of islands and ... Read more » calvio / Getty Images

#2 Distillery District Back in the early 1800s, this waterfront neighborhood was home to Canada's largest distilling company, the Gooderham and Worts Distillery. Today, this historic pedestrian-only neighborhood – flanked by industrial-style Victorian ... Read more » Lisa Stokes / Getty Images

#3 St. Lawrence Market Located in Toronto's historic Old Town, the St. Lawrence Market has seen many faces since its construction in the 17th century. Along with being a marketplace, the St. Lawrence ... Read more » Open Grid Scheduler/Grid Engine / Flickr

#4 Harbourfront Centre Situated along the banks of Lake Ontario, this 10-acre attraction has transformed from a derelict shipping terminal to an upscale neighborhood bustling with hundreds of things to do. Abandoned warehouses ... Read more » Arpad Benedek / Getty Images

#5 Kensington Market If you don't mind a bit of chaos, the Kensington Market in a Toronto must-see. Previously a Jewish neighborhood, the market came to life around the 1920s when families ... Read more » Andrzej Wrotek / Flickr

#6 Hockey Hall of Fame No trip to Toronto (or Canada in general, really) is complete without a dose of hockey in one form or another. Although hockey isn't the official sport of Canada ... Read more » Nathon Forget / Flickr

#7 Toronto Zoo According to travelers, the Toronto Zoo is a hit with the kids (and most adults). This sprawling facility in Scarborough is one of the largest zoos in the world with more ... Read more » John Knight / Getty Images

#8 Casa Loma Love castles? So did Sir Henry Pellatt, a former soldier whose lifelong dream was to build a castle overlooking Toronto. The 98-room Casa Loma – built in the early 1900s – took ... Read more » Larry Koester / Flickr

#9 CN Tower A standout among Toronto's dazzling skyline, the 1,815-foot CN Tower is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers ... Read more » drewzak / Getty Images

#10 Royal Ontario Museum Perched on the northern edge of the University of Toronto campus, the Royal Ontario Museum (also referred to as the "ROM") is a must-visit for history buffs. Since its establishment ... Read more » Open Grid Scheduler/Grid Engine / Flickr

#11 Ontario Science Centre If you're looking for a learning experience that's more than just reading placard after placard, you should head to the Ontario Science Centre. The facility features interactive exhibits ... Read more » ojbyrne / Flickr

#12 Fort York Fort York sits well at the top of many history lovers' sightseeing lists. Established in 1793, it's the most historic site in Toronto, having protected the city from the ... Read more » PeterAlbrektsen / Getty Images

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# Toronto Botanical Gardens According to recent visitors, the Toronto Botanical Gardens is a great spot for visitors and families of all ages, as it offers free admission to the grounds and tours, nature ... Read more » Eeshmam Munir / Flickr

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To find some respite from the beat of the big city, head to one of the tranquil Toronto Islands calvio / Getty Images

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