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La Mesa Food Tours

Bogota, Colombia
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Beware of the cancellation policy. No flexibility.

Beware of the cancellation policy! My flight was delayed for 2 hours and I asked if I our group fo... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
tonyt854
Excellent food tour

Great experience and an excellent way to learn and try the tipical gastronomy and history of... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
MatiPu
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La Mesa Food Tours offers you gastronomy-inspired adventures to discover the culture, history and cuisine of a Colombia! Our local food experts act as your culinary guide to authentic flavors and hidden food gems while uncovering the unique character and incredible sights of Bogota.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bogota, Colombia
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"street food tour"
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"local cuisine"
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"skip breakfast"
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"tour exceeded my expectations"
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"eat delicious food"
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"final stop"
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"great guide"
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"love food"
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"fun tour"
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Beware of the cancellation policy! My flight was delayed for 2 hours and I asked if I our group fo 4 can apply credits to another tour two days later. That was declined. Very disappointed...travel delays happen..Buyer beware.More

Thank tonyt854
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Jeremy H, Owner at La Mesa Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Tony - Thanks for the feedback. We do understand travel delays happen and work hard to accommodate all of our guests when the unexpected occurs, however in your case you emailed us the day before your scheduled tour and informed us that you actually...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Great experience and an excellent way to learn and try the tipical gastronomy and history of Bogota. Strongly recommended.

Thank MatiPu
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Jeremy H, Owner at La Mesa Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

So glad to hear you had a wonderful experience with us on our Bogota Street Food Tour! We like to think of it as the perfect blend of food and history as well.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We organized a private for tour for six of us, and we were introduced to a wide variety of food and drink from Colombia. There was so much food, we couldn't finish it all! I learned a lot about the local cuisine and we were...More

Thank Kathy E
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I try and do food tours while on vacation because I find it's a great introduction to both the area and the cuisine of wherever I am. La Mesa street food tour of Bogota was a wonderful experience and was glad I did it on...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This was a great way to learn about the Candelaria while experiencing great food along the way. Jairo was very knowledgeable about the history of Bogota and taught us much about the food culture of Colombia. This was one of the highlights of our trip...More

Thank Igor U
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I took two La Mesa tours in Medellin in 2015 (street food and "Foodie Dream) and the street food tour today in Bogota. I lead food tours myself in New York City, so I truly understand the dynamics of leading a food tour and of...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great leisure tour for families. The food was awesome and plentiful and moved at a really good pace. Our host, Sebastian, was very accommodating and knowledgeable about the history of the city and the food. 5 star experience!!More

Thank Erika N
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Jeremy H, Owner at La Mesa Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for the feedback on your experience with our Bogotá Street Food Tour! Like you mentioned, our tour is much more than food, we host our guests and take them on a journey of Colombian history, culture and the awe-inspiring neighborhood of...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

My husband (who is Colombian) and I took my mom on the Bogota street food tour for her birthday. She told us that we "hit it out of the park" and that it was one of her all-time favorite birthday presents. Margarita is a fantastic...More

Thank 0410jd
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Margarita was a great guide for the tour. She was very helpful and friendly. She was also happy to give all kinds of information about the culture as well as the food. I enjoyed everything from soup to chicken to the various fruits and drinks....More

Thank Zaunstar
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The thing i love about the food tours (I also did one in Medellin) is that you learn more than just about the local cuisine. Margarita was knowledgable about the food, local history and culture. She was fun to chat to. We really enjoyed ourselves....More

Thank Tenille G
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Doug R
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