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Historic Center Food Tour in Mexico City provided by Sabores Mexico Food Tours

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Historic Center Food Tour in Mexico City

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get to know Mexico City’s historic center through its food on a half-day culinary walking tour. Discover the richness and diversity of Mexican cuisine, a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage designee, with the help of a knowledgeable guide. Have an intimate small group encounter with Mexico’s capital city as you stroll among street food stalls and local markets, visit traditional cantinas and celebrated restaurants, sampling different dishes and drinks.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Oaxaca en Mexico
    Luis Moya 59, Colonia Centro, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06300 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
    Meet our host inside the restaurant. The tour will start at 12:00 hrs. from Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday will star at 11:30am Please arrive 15 minutes early.
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  • 1
    Historic Center (Centro Historico)
    Stop: 5 hours
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  • 2
    Mercado de San Juan
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 3
    Zocalo
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Dulcería de Celaya S.A. de C.V.
    Av. 5 de Mayo 39, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
    Tour ends at the last tasting location which is close to metro stations.
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Highlights
  • Explore Mexico City’s historic center through its exceptional cuisine
  • Walk a small group to traditional markets, cantinas, and street stalls
  • Learn about Mexico’s history, culture and cuisine as you indulge in samples
  • Experience the Centro like a local with the help of your insider guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at a convenient downtown restaurant to begin your crash course in Mexico's food and culture. Your gastronomic adventure will take you from pre-Hispanic food to contemporary Mexican cuisine in a half-day stroll through Mexico City’s 700-year-old historic center. Experience the city’s Aztec market, explore its street food and drink in one of its traditional cantinas. Along the way, your guide shares the legends of this vibrant metropolis, helping you to travel through time as you sample sweets at one the oldest candy stores in the city, explore the bounty of Mexican cheeses and meats, taste traditional Oaxacan cooking and delight in the country’s edible flowers and organic produce.  
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Important Information
Departure Point
Oaxaca en Mexico, Luis Moya 59, Colonia Centro, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06300 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Duration
5h
Return Details
Dulcería de Celaya S.A. de C.V., Av. 5 de Mayo 39, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • All activities
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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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Steve T wrote a review 9 Apr
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Did this tour with my partner and we both loved it, we couldnt find a single fault with it. Our guide Rodrigo with brilliant, he was friendly and really knowledgeable. The food was unreal.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Lauren W wrote a review 8 Apr
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What an incredible day! Rodrigo was amazing we learnt so much about the food and the history but also as it was just me and my partner on the tour just had great conversations.....the food was incredible we both left incredibly satisfied and full! Definitely will recommend and
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Christi B wrote a review 7 Apr
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This was a great experience both for food and history! We were completely full of food and knowledge by the end of the tour. Grace was a wonderful hostess, and I will definitely book with her again for all my CDMX guests when they visit.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Christoph B wrote a review 4 Apr
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The whole tour was a fantastic experiance. Grace and Fernanda are great tour guides. The brought me to places I wouldn't find by myself as a tourist. All great places! I really appreciated the day. Thanks a lot!!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from DulceGar, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Center Food Tour in Mexico City
Responded 5 days ago
We are glad to read you had such a great time with Grace and Fernanda. Thank you for choosing us, we hope to have you again soon!
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jescolme wrote a review Mar 2021
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Excellent food tour! Worth every penny and full of history and culture 👏🏻 Our guide, Grace, was knowledgeable and friendly and took us on a fascinating journey through Mexican food. We loved every minute and left with very full stomachs! Highly recommend this company.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from DulceGar, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Center Food Tour in Mexico City
Responded 1 week ago
That's so great to read! We are delighted that you guys had such an amazing experience with Grace and enjoyed the tour so much.
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About the operator

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By: Sabores Mexico Food Tours
coleh170
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Just Go!
I can't recommend touring with these guys enough. All of the stops were incredible, local, family owned, chef opera
carolinasanz07
carolinasanz07
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Awesome Food Drinks and Conversation
Amazing experience! The perfect non-traditional way to learn and taste amazing local tacos, and drink some mezcal.
debby a
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Perfect overview of Mexican food
Thanks to Nohemi we had a wonderful 5 hours, it was meant to be 4 but we were having so much fun! We visited 7 rest
andrewbZ4957UW
andrewbZ4957UW
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Great food tour
Sampling many varieties of Mexican food that we hadn't had before with explanations of their origins from our wonde
Moni558
Moni558
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Favorite Part of our Trip
This tour was outstanding. We had unbelievable tacos at locations we would have never found on our own and our guid
Jade H
Jade H
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A tasty Mexican adventure!
What a fantastic food tour of the Roma neighborhood we had with Nohemi. We tried a delicious assortment of foods an
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Upscale tacos and treats at local restaurants
Excellent experience with Naomi as our guide to 7 amazing local restaurants for a variety of tacos, tostadas, cactu
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Great tour
We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide Naomi was very knowledgable about the history and architecture of the Roma n
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A7882QSscotts
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Amazing tour of Roma
This tour was really incredible. Sofia, our tour guide, was very sweet and knowledgeable about the area and the foo
Scott95811
Scott95811
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What a delicious and informative experience!
After more than 25 trips to Mexico over the years, I finally decided to actually leave the capital city airport and
tamarisks2020
tamarisks2020
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Such a great time!
What a great way to spend an afternoon! Great locations, VERY knowledgeable tour guide. I’ve already recommended th
ralphphot
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Taco Love
Rodrigo is trained as a cinematographer, and his trip unfolds in exactly the right sequence. He was friendly, knowl
MarilynM281
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Mexican Delite
Both my wife and I really enjoyed this food/ architecture/history tour with Fernanda. In addition to food, a variet
William L
William L
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Great food tour in a great neighborhood
We had a great food tour with our guide, Nohemi. We really enjoyed all the restaurants and Nohemi also made it into
LeslieLukehart
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Fernanda is Awesome!
My husband and I really enjoyed this Food Tour. Our guide was charming, knowledgeable and well prepared. The food
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