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Eat Like a Local: Street Food Experience

Mexico City

7 reviews
4 hours | from $80.50 pp
Street food in Mexico City is a local delight; and a passion that visitors to the city can relish in too. Join your Host as you get lost among thousands of stalls and taquerías. Let your Host guide take your taste buds on a tantalising tour through the city’s best tasting snacks, drinks and deserts. Take your appetite on a journey and open your mind as you learn about Mexico City’s impeccable culinary world. Taste the refined, local flavours of one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods as you soak up the vibe and taste the iconic dishes loved by many. With dozens of varieties of tacos, tortas, pozole, mole, sopes and ezquites to try, this outing is a must for any food fanatic who wants to experience an explosion of flavours and see why the street food scene is one of the best in the world! Eat your way around the best street food vendors with a Host and discover the diverse ingredients and way of life you may be unfamiliar with. Buen provecho!
4 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised

What you'll do

Eat your way around the most delicious street food stalls and taquerías in Mexico City in the company of a Host! With thousands of stalls and taquerías to choose from, it can be difficult to navigate and know where to head, but your Host will take you to well known stalls, as well as off the beaten path places where you can taste some of the foods that locals love.Read more +


Mexico City is a food lover’s paradise – you’ll find street food on nearly every corner of the city, and an endless quantity of restaurants serving regional Mexican food from every part of the country. Immerse yourself in the city’s food culture with your Host who will pick 8-10 of their favourite street foods for you to taste and indulge in; from tacos to tamales to churros.


Spend time getting to know your Host, explore the area of the city, chat about your favourite cuisine and get some insider recommendations of the most authentic locals places to eat and drink on the rest of your trip, at places your Local knows you will love.  

What's Included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 4 hours with a Host
  • 6-8 tastings of different street food, a beer or soft drink
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)


What's  Not Included

  • Additional food and drinks from the ones provided in the experience
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs 
  • Gratuities (optional)


Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 14 days before your experience and get a full refund.  


Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience. 

Experience Highlights


Eat and drink your way through Mexico City’s delicious flavours and spices

  • Join a Host to browse and sample 8-10 local dishes from traditional Mexico City street food cuisine 
  • Learn about the city’s fascinating food culture and taste ingredients you may never have heard of 
  • Feast on street food you’ve never have seen before and take your tastebuds on a wild adventure into the unknown!
  • Get tips and tricks for the best places to sample food
Total: USD
per adult
Start when you want

You can change your preferred start time after booking

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Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free


Luis L

Eat Like a Local: Street Food Experience | Mexico City

Review by: Luis L
March 2019


We had an outstanding time with Roberto and the street food tour! Roberto is an archeologist and a Mexico City local and he knows his stuff! We talked about history, food customs and traditions and even went to the biggest flower market. We would highly recommend Roberto for any future tours of Mexico City! (Viator, City Unscripted)

Claudia P

Eat Like a Local: Street Food Experience | Mexico City

Review by: Claudia P
March 2019

Food tour in Mexico City with private guide (Alejandro)

Loved our experience in Mexico City with CityUnscripted. We met at Centro Histórico with our guide Alejandro, who was on time (even before we arrived). We have asked for a food tour and they asked us what other interests we had, we said that we liked history and art. Alejandro knew a lot about history, architecture and art. He also knew the best places where to eat different types of tacos and other amazing dishes from Mexico. Alejandro fed us A LOT (do not eat before this tour), and also explain to us the different dishes and how the dishes related to the culture. He was really flexible on our tour and overall a great guide. We had the best time. I do recommend that if you are going to be in Centro Histórico you bring your ID so you can go into the National Palace and see the murals by Diego Rivera (I did not bring my ID, so I missed it). I would do it all over again, I do not think we could have accomplished and seen as much without Alejandro there to guide us.

Jim S

Eat Like a Local: Street Food Experience | Mexico City

Review by: Jim S
February 2019

Jimbo FP

I carefully scoured the internet examining several Mexico City food tours. As a James Beard Foundation recognized chef, I wanted a particularly exceptional food tour with my wife and her folks. It was important to me that we try the unique hidden gems, and small family places, that really show the true flavor and character of Mexico. Roberto Vilchis not only surpassed my culinary hopes, but is also an extremely knowledgable guide and super-nice, energetic guy!! There were a few things I was especially interested in trying, and Roberto cheerfully obliged. And, where guidebooks and personal recommendations boasted about the best carnitas in the city, Roberto introduced us to a particular spot that actually serves carnitas tacos with the bone still loosely attached to the meat. That is merely one example of the special places he knows about. We had Roberto hire a driver so we could efficiently navigate the area, transverse the barrios, and cover a variety of places. His chosen driver was a guy names Allen. My suggestion, do the same. And, if possible, request this same exceptional driver, who also speaks pretty good English, knows a great deal, and is also about as friendly as they come! I know that we hardly scratched the surface. I can’t wait to return to Mexico City and have Roberto and Allen resume our culinary adventures!! Buen provecho!!

Staci L

Eat Like a Local: Street Food Experience | Mexico City

Review by: Staci L
October 2018

Street food

Roberto was so fun and so energetic we really enjoyed our tour with him. He accommodated our tastes and accessibility (stroller). His background in archeology was an asset in our experience as well. Thanks Roberto!