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Downtown Puerto Vallarta Food Tour

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Small-group tour
  • Led by a local guide
Downtown Puerto Vallarta Food Tour
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A guided 3-3/12 hours food and city walking tour featuring 10 food tasting locations carefully chosen to highlight the best regional hidden flavors Puerto Vallarta has to offer!
From USD 52.00
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Downtown Vallarta Food Tour in English
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Get acquainted with Puerto Vallarta's delicious food scene on this 3.5-hour food and eating walking tour. With an expert foodie leading the way, sample the diverse array of the city's edible delights, from tacos to sweets on this culinary adventure. Stop at 10 different spots to sample the food. And while going from place to place, see some of the highlights of the town and learn about the history of Puerto Vallarta. This small-group tour is limited to just 10 people, ensuring plenty of personalized attention. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels.
What to Expect
Your local "foodie" guide will be waiting to welcome you on a exquisite culinary journey exploring Puerto Vallarta´s Downtown and Old Town neighborhoods. Get ready to sample mouth-watering food at family-owned restaurants and stands. Sip on refreshing local drinks, eat authentic dishes and even enjoy a fresh tortilla straight off of the conveyor belt.

Learn about food from the vibrant local people whose pride in their craft is only matched by the effusiveness of their spirit. On this tour,  you will dive into incredible dishes, namely mole enchiladas, traditional ceviche tostadas, tortillas, fresh coconut, authentic tacos, traditional drinks, regional candies and more. All food tastings are included on this tour.

Here is a sampling of our family-owned tasting locations: Gaby´s Restaurant - Beautiful garden patio, perfect setting to compliment their delicious family recipe mole, El Guero -  Local favorite leaves customers hankering for their fresh ceviche, Xocodivas chocolates -  Indulge in fine handcrafted artisan chocolates, Robles Famous Birria Taco Stand - Simple yet elaborate regional delicacy, Cesar's Coconut Stand - Meet Cesar, a machete-wielding coconut expert, La Gloria Tortilla Factory - Puerto Vallarta´s oldest tortilla factory, La Azteca Candy Store - Vallarta's version of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory offering fantastic regional candies, Tuba by Concepcion - Discover dapper Concepcion´s refreshingly delicious regional drink, tuba, Los Cuñados - The city´s oldest taco stands, manned by four generations. Serving up authentically  delicious tacos de asada. 

Vallarta Food Tour´s unique cultural and historical experience that will not just satisfy your stomach, but leave you wanting to learn more about Puerto Vallarta. Between trying out delicious bites and tastings, you will feast your eyes on the beauty of Vallarta, its architecture, topography and historical sights . Your passionate and informative guide will help you navigate through Puerto Vallarta and leave you feeling like a local. During your tour, you will see some great sights including beautiful Guadalupe Church, the charming center of Puerto Vallarta -the Town Plaza, Old Town, the Rio Cuale, famed Los Muertos Pier and the bustling Malecon, Vallarta’s landmark boardwalk.

This tour will truly gave you a taste of the Mexican food and culture in Puerto Vallarta. Provecho.
Reviews (222)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Making Americans Brave

This was our 3rd tour and we remain delighted. Our guide Chyanne (hope my spelling is close) was informative and witty. The whole point is to get us touristas to gain courage and try the local specialties and treats. We had a great time and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beth K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
So worth it

Bernardo was an awesome as a tour guide. Lots of food and drink. Favorites were Robles Tacos, Gaby’s and Agua de Fresca. We went back to Gaby’s for dinner delicioso.

Thank Agilemoon
Reviewed 1 week ago
Eat With the Locals

Before taking this tour I would never think of eating street tacos in Mexico. Now that has changed! Our group was small, just four of us. During the 3 and 1/2 hour tour we made 10 stops. Our guide, Bernardo, was informed and fun. He...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maryann L
Paul M, Owner at Vallarta Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for this awesome review!! We are so happy that we changed your mind about street tacos!! Thank you for all the details about our tour...we are honored to be able to host you and hope to do it again. We will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing day in Puerto Vallarta

I love food tours in general, and this one was extraordinary! Amanda was a wonderful guide, showing us Old Puerto Vallarta, describing its history and development, while we experienced many food and drink tastings. I was exhausted but completely full by the end of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good food, good times

Yesterday Dec 2 eighteen of us left our cruise ship and took a walking food tour with Amanda. Great times were had by all. Amanda gave a great running commentary of what we were seeing and watch we were eating, Taco asada, chili relleno tacos,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank pcwalton1
Paul M, Owner at Vallarta Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We are thrilled you enjoyed the food and your time with our guide!

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Mary Gail U
21 August 2018|
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Response from II2None59 | Reviewed this property |
If you have a large enough group, they might pick you up directly at the cruise port; you'd need to call or email them in advance to see if they might do that. There were roughly 25 people in our cruise group and they sent 2... More
29 July 2018|
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Response from Elva D | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you can. Just email them ahead of time. It is a fun tour.
Jo R
29 July 2018|
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Response from GlobalStaci | Reviewed this property |
You can state up front when you book your dietary restrictions. We had one gluten-free and one vegan in our group and we were able to do well and really enjoy the tour and all the other options!