• Location: Tijuana, Mexico
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
From USD $62.00

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Indulge in an edible adventure: a 4-hour tour that showcases some of Tijuana's best, most authentic flavors. Led by a local guide, you'll follow a trail toward tacos, tortas, and tostadas and discover the street stalls frequented by locals. Experience this busy border city like a true Tijuanero as you sample a variety of food, from market-fresh ingredients to classic recipes. The small group size of no more than 12 people ensures you'll get plenty of personal attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free snacks included
  • Led by a local guide
Greet your guide and the rest of your small group at a central meeting point at 3pm, then set off to sample some of the best food that Tijuana has to offer. Travel by foot and public transport, learning to navigate the city like a local as you enjoy tastings of classic Tijuanero dishes at several separate stops. Line up at a back-alley cart for delicious tortas, tacos and tostadas; then step into a paletería for a homemade frozen popsicle that’s full of fresh fruit.

Visit the "birthplace" of the Caesar salad, and hear about the city's glamorous golden age when celebrities frequented the elegant restaurants here. Make a stop at Tijuana's oldest open-air market to discover local cheeses, fresh fruits, and regional specialty products from all over Mexico. Get a sense of what life is like in one of the world's busiest border-crossing cities, and learn how modern young chefs are driving Tijuana's culinary scene. 

Before you say farewell to your guide and the rest of your small group (of no more than 12), get plenty of tips on what to do–and where else to eat!–during your stay in Tijuana. The tour concludes back at the meeting place around 7pm.

Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Just a few blocks away from downtown Tijuana. Public transportation available. 

 

Departure Time:
3pm
Duration:
4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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Tastes of Tijuana Food Tour

Tijuana street tacos

Inclusions:
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Samplings at three different food stops plus dessert
  • Public transportation fare
Exclusions:
  • Additional food and drink
  • Extra taxis or cross-border shuttles after tour has ended
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable shoes and attire are recommended, as well as layers or a light jacket for cool evenings
  • Maximum group size of 12 people
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Leigh C, October 2016

I was a little nervous about the trip so I called the number on the itinerary. It was a wrong number but he knew the number that i needed. So, I called the new number and spoke directly with Alex, our guide. It turns out my husband and I were the only ones scheduled for the tour. So, we ended up with a wonderful, personalized tour of some eating establishments in Tijuana. It was a great experience. Alex was very knowledgeable and personable and the food was delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed our day!

Reviewed by: Ward S, March 2016

Excellent. Derrick is a very knowledgeable and pleasant guide. The food choices were terrific.