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    Mexico City Food Tours

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      Locals cooking at a street food stall in Mexico City
      Locals cooking at a street food stall in Mexico City

      The best private food tours in Mexico City

      Designated the world’s next great dining destination by food experts around the globe, Mexico City is in the middle of the type of culinary renaissance formerly reserved for places like Paris and Tokyo. The city’s new generation of chefs has perfected the art of authentic Mexican food with a decidedly modern twist, putting the city on the world culinary map in the process. Mexican cuisine – already mind-blowingly delicious even at the humblest stalls, trucks, carts, and makeshift windows – has only been elevated in recent years, with gourmet food halls and upmarket eateries popping up across the city. On a food tour in Mexico, you can experience it all.

      Tourist enjoying a plate of local food on a street food tour of Mexico City
      Street eats fit for royalty

      Street eats fit for royalty In Mexico City, over 75 percent of locals eat street food weekly – and with popular foods like tlayudas (toasted tortilla covered in beans, meat, and cheese), barbacoa (tender steamed meat), and cochinita pibil (roast pork), and chocolate-dipped churros, it’s not hard to see why. Think you know tacos? Mexico City has hundreds of types, and thousands of taquerías to try them at on your food tour. Choose among suadero tacos made with thin-cut beef, barbacoa tacos (the meat is traditionally slow-cooked in an underground oven), and canasta tacos stacked high in a cloth-covered basket.

      Tourist enjoying a meal with a local at Calle Lucerna on a food tour of Mexico City
      From humble markets to high-end meals

      Authentic Mexican food is one of the most vibrant and colorful cuisines in the world thanks to its liberal use of fresh herbs and chilies. On your food tour, you’ll find a sprawling range of places to eat – but when it comes to sheer flavor, there’s little to separate ambitious restaurants and hipster-approved cafés from simple street food carts and hole-in-the-wall haunts. Whether you’re on a mission to find the best restaurants in Mexico City or you’re satisfied trawling no-frills neighborhood food markets for budget bites, a food tour in this city could never disappoint.

      Typical selection of traditional food in Mexico City
      Flavors and food from the past

      Mexico City itself is a patchwork quilt of Aztec landmarks embedded into the fabric of the modern city, and its cuisine is no different – a Mexico City food tour is like a trip through time. Authentic Mexican food and its unique flavors can be traced back several centuries: Salsa and tortilla wraps were sold at ancient food markets; Spaniards in Mexico were served traditional tamales (a popular street food to this day) by Aztecs in the 16th century; and, the Portuguese aided the spread of chili peppers in the mid-1500s. Who says a food tour can’t be educational?

      Latest reviews from our guests

        Marisol is amazing…took me behind the tourist areas to the real CDMX. Fun, informative and would do it again. Saw a lot in a little time

        April 2022

        Stacy R

        Ernesto did a great job! We spent 4 hours walking and learning about the city and he introduced us to areas we wouldn’t have otherwise seen. I definitely recommend!

        April 2022

        Jason B

        Alejandro was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. And he accommodated our requests to take breaks and get delicious tacos and ice cream! We learned a lot and had a great time, and he was very helpful even after the tour with great suggestions for other areas in Mexico City to check out. Highly recommend!

        April 2022

        Amy H

        My host Isaac was an excellent guide. We visited several art galleries, were invited to exclusive backrooms of galleries, visited an artist studio and spoke with an artist. In addition we visited historical homes, a fine art college, and walked through beautiful neighborhoods. Isaac was extremely knowledgeable, personally knew many of the people and it felt like we were part of the artistic community. It was just what I wanted, to get a feel of the Roma, Condesa neighborhoods and feel like a local. Definitely something to put on a To Do list.

        April 2022

        Leonard G

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