Playa Del Carmen Foodie Tour - Mexico

Local Food
City Tasting, Food Tour, Walking Tour
Meal, Tour guide
Comfort, City, Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
/ Person
Riviera Maya F
Activity Overview
Join us on this Foodie Tour and discover traditional Mexican food in a secluded location in this cosmopolitan city popular for its international cuisine on 5th Avenue.

We'll take you off 5th Avenue to five or six unique local restaurants. Your guide will describe ingredients and cooking processes as well as how it is related to cultural, historic and social norms of the area, and also the meal you dig your teeth into. You'll enjoy eating, tasting and appreciate the foods at each location. You'll be surprised to discover how complex and unique Mexican flavors can be.

This walking tour enables you to take full advantage of the distinct neighborhoods situated off 5th Avenue. Make your booking through us now and let's discover together authentic flavors of traditional Mexican cuisine in Playa del Carmen! Bring your big appetite and enjoy your cooking experience!
Practical information
10:00 AM: Meeting Point
We meet at the Mega Super Market on the corner of Constituyentes and 30th Ave in the heart of Playa del Carmen.
This meeting location is a 5 min walk from 5th Avenue.
We have picked a meeting point well-known to taxi drivers.
This supermarket is easy to find, so no one will get lost.

10:10 AM to 11:00 AM - Traditional Yucatan Mexican Food
First stop – empanadas from the Yucatan Peninsula. This unique crispy flavor will start you on a regional journey through Mexico. Your guide will explain why there is such flavor and recipe diversity throughout Mexico.
Next a local market to experience a central Mexico dish where you learn the true recipe and technique for this well-known dish. Your guide will take full advantage of the local market, using it to explain local ingredients, their history and how these ingredients are traditionally used.

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM: Aguas Frescas and Lamb Barbacoa
Off we go for natural fruit ice cream and a regional agua fresca made from vanilla, rice or different fresh fruits. Your guide will list all the culinary gifts Mexico has shared with world. Some you may already know but many will surprise you.

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM: True Tastes of the Caribbean
We venture off to a local neighborhood that has one of the best seafood restaurants in Playa. This restaurant serves recipes from all regions in Mexico which is why it is so popular with the locals. Get ready to dig in and experience fresh seafood!
Finally, we walk to the last stop of the tour, a wonderful food stall that serves some of the best Yucatecan food we have experienced in the region

1:00 PM: End of Tour
It is here we say goodbye. Note the bus station (ADO) is just a few minutes from our last stop, or you can catch a cab at the taxi stand. If this is your first time to Playa, head two blocks to 5th Avenue and the beach where you will experience the Playa so many people rave about.
  • Professional Guide
  • Local transportation
  • Meals
  • Non-alcoholic drinks with two alcoholic drinks included
Not Included
  • Transportation to Meeting Point
  • Guide gratuity
Start Time
Daily10:00 AM
3 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Overall Experience
(5.0 of 5)
It was such an interesting, educational and delicious experience!
My husband and I have been to Playa del Carmen 5 times over the last 10 years, but had never ventured past 5th ave and really experienced the city until we took the tour with Cristobal. It was such an interesting, educational and delicious experience. Every bite of food we had was so delicious and I was completely stuffed by the last stop. Cristobal was a great guide and we will definitely try his ... more Puerto Morelos tour next time we are in the area.
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