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Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Rio


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Brazil and its cuisine are a wild and sometimes baffling stew of influences and cultures. Our walk dives right into that mix by taking you through the vibrant heart of Rio's two most historically and architecturally significant neighborhoods...more
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Horacio was our guide and he was WONDERFUL!!!! Informative, warm and lovely!!!! He spent extra time with us, and helped us to enjoy the food if Rio.

Thank cynthiacolvin18
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We met our guide at the first bar and settled in for food, talk, beer, and cachaça (sugar cane based liquor). The guide, Juarez, was knowledgeable about the Brazilian bar scene, the food served in neighborhood pubs, and Brazil food history. We went to three...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Rio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We enjoyed Horacio's informative stroll in Rio, he was easy company and he was careful to include all of us 18 year old son). It was informative about the city culture, politics and history. A great way to start the visit to wonderful Rio.

Thank caznewland
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This tour was not only informative but tasty as well! Courtney was a fantastic guide with lots of personality! I highly recommend this as a must do in Rio!!

Thank Angie A
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

A MUST-DO tour of Rio!! Paxton took us away from the tourist areas and we experienced the real Rio! He is very knowledgable and super passionate about his home town, and allows you to see the city through a completely different lens. You don't have...More

Thank DJKwas
CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Rio, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thanks! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk. We take pride in working with people who are very knowledgable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed food tours in several cities around the world but the Culinary Backstreets tour led by Horácio in Rio was the best! Horácio took us on a leisurely walking tour with stops in a wonderful pastry shop, a local spice shop, a neighborhood...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved the tour!! Paxton was a great guide. Learned a lot about Rio and Brazilian history through the various culinary delights. Ate food from street vendors and opulent bakeries. Fantastic! We were even able to find some of the places again later in the...More

Thank BarbGu
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We arrived in Rio, dropped our bags and met Raffaele. We could not have asked for a better introduction to the city..it turned out to be our best day there. Raffaele's charm, knowledge, and fantastic choices left us wanting more and more. He took us...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had a scrumptious tour of Rio with Culinary Backstreets. I had taken the Istanbul tour last December and had a good experience. Rio did not disappoint. We had an eclectic mix of stops - bakeries, coffee shop, street food and a bar. Altogether about...More

Thank RuthPH61
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This tour had a great selection of Brazilian and Cariocan food. What made the tour great was that it went to dining gems down the backstreets, which had I been on my own, I would not have found. The places we visited were made to...More

Thank xtyntravels
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