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Historic Center Food Tour in Mexico City

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Discover the origins of Mexican gastronomy in a unique and delicious experience in Mexico City’s Historical Centre, you will eat authentic Mexican food!
• Taste authentic and traditional Mexican food.
• Visit an exotic Mexican market, a classic cantina, a street food stall, traditional restaurants, and much more!
• Feel like a local – discover Mexico City from a new angle with the help of an experienced and passionate guide.
• Live the history and legends of the Mexican culture.
  • Explore Mexico City’s historic center through its exceptional cuisine
  • Walk a small group to traditional markets, cantinas and street stalls
  • Learn about Mexico’s history, culture and cuisine as you indulge in samples
  • Experience the Centro like a local with the help of your insider guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at a convenient downtown restaurant to begin your crash course in Mexico's food and culture. Your gastronomic adventure will take you from pre-Hispanic food to contemporary Mexican cuisine in a half-day stroll through Mexico City’s 700-year-old historic center. You’ll experience the city’s Aztec market, explore its street food and drink in one of its traditional cantinas. Along the way, your guide will share the legends of this vibrant metropolis, helping you to travel through time as you sample sweets at one the oldest candy stores in the city, explore the bounty of Mexican cheeses and meats, taste traditional Oaxacan cooking and delight in the country’s edible flowers and organic produce.  
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Departure Point
Oaxaca en Mexico, Luis Moya 59, Colonia Centro, Centro, 06300 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Return Details
Dulcería de Celaya S.A. de C.V., Av. 5 de Mayo 39, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
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  • Alcoholic drinks
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  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was unbelievable, what a fantastic day. Our guide, Aram was phenomenal. Not only did we get to taste and learn about Mexico's food and culture, we learned a lot of history along with it. Aram was professional, knowledgeable and an absolute pleasure to be...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank terryp0060
Reviewed 26 July 2019

Aram was the best tour guide! He explained everything so well, and each dish we had was delicious! We totally recommend having this tour on your first day in Mexico! It's a great way to become acclimated to the city.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jasmine876
Reviewed 10 July 2019

I was so excited for this food tour, and it did not disappoint! We got to try a variety of Mexican dishes like mole, sopes, ceviche, and more. You will be FULL by the end of this tour. Our guide, Laura, was very sweet and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank smgauger
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Had the most wonderful experience with this tour. First, Grace was terrific and so knowledgeable about food, Mexico and how we can learn about Mexico. She accommodated the food needs of all us (including vegetarian, Pescatarian). Secondly, she took us to authentic places that the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dorynchervin
Reviewed 30 June 2019

We had a wonderful time exploring the cuisine of Mexico with Laura, who knows a lot about food and is very engaging. From chicken mole, to grasshoppers and ants, to different types of tacos - everything was delicious (OK the grasshoppers weren't delicious, but they...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Deanna D
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21 January 2019|
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Response from gTravelOne | Reviewed this property |
I would say no, but i'm sure if you get in touch wit the organizer they can arrange something.
30 April 2018|
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Response from preville86 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Ironmanjt2. It is best to ask the food tour company directly,
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