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    Mexico City Food Tours

    Tailoring each tour to your wishes by locals who love their city

      (0 - 12 years old)

      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

        Ernesto was an absolute delight!! He showed us parts of the city that we would not have been able to see on our own. As a local, he provided us with an authentic Mexico City experience, including pulque tasting at a local bar and a personal mariachi experience! He even personalized our experience, allowing us to see certain points of interest of our choosing. The time with Ernesto flew by, as he was so easy to talk with and was so knowledgeable. This was a very memorable experience, and we are so appreciative of Ernesto’s time, warmth and knowledge.

        August 2022

        Jodie L

        We had a FANTASTIC private walking tour with Hector on our first full day in Mexico City. It was a wonderful way to kickstart our 5-day trip to get the lay of the land and get our bearings straight. We requested a four-hour tour and our guide Hector capably lead us on a 7.5 mile walk through multiple districts-- from Condesa, to the outskirts of Chapultapec Park, up La Reforma and all over the historical city center. We so appreciated this tour's flexibility and customizability. Also, Hector provided us with lots of historical context of buildings and monuments in addition to giving us tips on other sites to visit or see, particularly the enumerable museums and parks of CDMX. Hector gave us the tour in proficient English and was just an overall nice guy too! Thank you, Hector!

        August 2022

        Cristina G

        During our 4-hour walking tour, we traversed key areas of the city from Condesa, to the outskirts of Chapultepec Park, up La Reforma until we reached the historic center of CDMX. All throughout, our guide Hector gave us historical context of monuments, parks, and buildings in addition to pointing out significant museums and churches, of which there are MANY in Mexico City. Hector's gave us the tour in proficient English and was just overall a nice guy! Thank you, Hector!

        August 2022

        Cristina G

        Spending the day with Isaac and touring the beautiful neighborhoods of Roma and Condessa was the highlight of our trip. This is a wonderful way to experience the culture of such an incredible city. Have a nice day!

        July 2022

        Carol K

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