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Mexican Cooking Class and Local Market Ingredients Selection with Transportation

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    What to Expect
    Experience the local market with your chef-guide and pick up some fresh ingredients.

    Cover your senses with colors, aromas, and sounds of the Cancun local markets’ activity.

    Stroll around through the different food sections with their variety of herbs, vegetables, meat, and seafood.

    Find piñata shops, tortillas Factory (from corn flour to table-ready), pottery, clothes, and some souvenirs.

    Stop At:

    • Mercado 23, Cancun Mexico

    Sample Menu

    • Fresh Local Fruit - Select local fruit with your own hands from the local market. Follow the simple, yet useful tips of our professional chef-guide!
    • Guacamole - Simple, yet difficult to accomplish to perfection, learn how to prepare this avocado and pico de gallo appetizer.
    • Refried beans - As good Mexicans, beans go well with everything!
    • Handmade tortillas - The secret behind most Mexican dishes, learn it's preparation and why is so important.
    • Sopes - Thick corn base with different toppings.
    • Enchiladas - Rolled up chicken tacos drowned in green or red sauce topped with cream, cheese, and onion.
    • Margaritas - Do we need to describe it?
    • Arroz Con Leche - Traditional dessert made with rice, milk, vanilla, cinammon and sugar. Learn our special secret ;)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Av Tulum 5, 5, Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Exact pickup times are sent after booking.
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Lunch - Enjoy your self- made meal
    • Coffee and/or Tea - Coffee and tea are offered while the class goes on
    • Alcoholic Beverages - 1 Margarita, prepared by yourself
    • Soda/Pop
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    Exclusions
    • Roundtrip transportation from Riviera Maya has an extra cost of $20 usd per person
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Great experience to learn more about the culture and the Mexican cuisine. Very well organized. We had an excellent guide and Chef.
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    Response from JaviCFT, Manager at Mexican Cooking Class and Local Market Ingredients Selection with Transportation
    Responded 14 Nov. 2019
    Thanks for reviewing us!
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    +1
    This tour was a lot of fun. The van picked me up at my hotel and took us to the open air market in area 23. There were 4 others on this tour with me... a family of 3 and another single guy which was perfect since I was traveling alone this trip. The tour guide took us around
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    Response from JaviCFT, Manager at Mexican Cooking Class and Local Market Ingredients Selection with Transportation
    Responded 4 Sep. 2019
    Thanks for reviewing us! This is our most complete and favorite tour, we're happy that you enjoyed it as much as we always do!
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Cancun Food Tours
    96 reviews
    Seaside433899
    10
    Cooking class and market tour
    Had a great time. It was just my wife and myself in the class so we had undivided attention from our tour guild
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    Seanán Ó
    10
    Everyone should do this food tour
    As it was the first time for my girlfriend and I to visit Cancún, we wanted to eat in real Mexican restaurants and
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    219funtraveler
    10
    Best Taco Tour in Cancun October 2019
    We highly recommend it! Our driver & guide were fabulous as we learned about history of fonatur & each restaurant
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    Spellbindersmith
    131
    So glad we did this
    What a great concept and perfectly executed by our guide Christian and driver Julio!! A stop at 4 different
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    deborahwG3558YC
    10
    Awesome!! We loved it!
    We had so much fun and the food was wonderful! It’s a great way to experience the culture. I highly recommend this
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    mdesoer
    40
    A yummy tour of authentic restaurants, mostly off the beaten path.
    There is so much commercialism in the hotel areas of Cancun with limited exposure to real local cuisine, that this
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    F6346UCtoddp
    10
    Tacotastic!
    Pepe was a wonderful host from start to finish. He told us of the history of Cancun, answers all of our questions
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    msinger2018
    Carrollton, Texas
    3836
    Fun Event
    We enjoyed the cooking class. The tour consisted of pickup and visit to local market and learning about different
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    davecE9444UD
    10
    Amazing tour of the city’s best taco spots
    My partner, her parents, and I went on the taco tour with Christian as his guide. We were staying at the Bahia
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    jtw847
    Boston, Massachusetts
    625
    Amazing food and drink!
    The food and drink is fantastic! I wanted to eat authentic Mexican food but it's not easy to find in the touristy
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    Carla H
    Detroit, Michigan
    40
    Christmas in Cancun
    The food was delicious and alot! Christian, our guide was wonderful. You will definitely be full after this
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    Q4272JPelizabethp
    30
    Tacos!
    Our guide, Mr. C., (cannot spell his name correctly), was amazing! He took us to places we would never found on
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    bubbedog
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    51
    Awesome Taco's!!!
    This taco and beer tour was absolutely fabulous! Loved experiencing the local culture and tasting authentic
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    Chanel W
    21
    Amazing Time!
    I come to Cancun 4x a year and have done almost everything there is to do here. This food tour was something new
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    jherrera936
    Miami, Florida
    40
    highly recommended when in Cancun
    Food was delicious at every stop (even the pig brain taco! lol). Cristian was an excellent tour guide. Very
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    Key Details
    • Mercado 23 Cancun Food Tours
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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