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Old San Juan Food Tour

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  • Old San Juan small-group food tour
  • Taste authentic Puerto Rican food and drink at several different locations
  • Admire the city’s beautiful colonial architecture and cobblestone streets
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Old San Juan Food Tour
From US$ 107.98
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Evening DepartureMost Popular
Food tour departs at 5pm
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Morning Departure
Food tour departs at 10am
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Afternoon Departure
Food tour departs at 3pm
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Overview

Get a taste for the flavor and culture of Puerto Rico on this 3-hour, small-group Old San Juan food tour featuring several local eateries. Join your guide for a culinary exploration of island staples like plantains and sofrito, all with the cobblestone streets and colorful facades of the city’s oldest neighborhood as your backdrop. Your tour also includes a complimentary alcoholic beverage. 

What to Expect

Taste the local cuisine on a food tour of Old San Juan! Grab a bite of Puerto Rico’s rich culinary history on this small-group tour amidst one of the island’s most beautiful and historic neighborhoods, Old San Juan. This Puerto Rico food tour offers an intimate introduction to the dishes and flavors that make the country’s cooking so unique. 

Start your day at either 10am or 3pm from a central meeting point in the atmospheric neighborhood of Old San Juan. As you proceed on foot to your first tasting, immerse yourself in the area’s breathtaking French and Spanish architecture, some of which is more than 500 years old, listening as your guide explains the history of the location. After arriving at your first tasting stop, have a few delicious bites and learn about the diverse culinary influences, including Spanish, African and indigenous cuisines, that give Puerto Rican food its distinctive flavor. During your excursion you’ll sample sofrito, a delicious sauce often used as a base for other Puerto Rican dishes, and learn how to make mofongo, a local staple dish made with fried plantains. Top that off with rice and beans, Puerto Rican rum, and enjoy something extra sweet for dessert. Finish your gastronomic adventure with our handy guidebook and map, plus the knowledge and know-how to explore the colorful colonial architecture of Old San Juan.

Reviews (1,063)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Full belly and happy heart

A very enjoyable walking and tasting tour of Old San Juan in the early evening. Angel was very knowledgable about the sights and history of Old San Juan. The food was delicious! I didn't think at first that I would eat enough on this tour,...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 3 days ago
The perfect guide for a perfect afternoon

First and foremost, Shannon MADE this tour special and personal. She's knowledgeable, vivacious and genuinely passionate about where she lives and what she does. We couldn't have asked for a better guide to take us on our culinary adventure through Old San Juan! The food...More

Thank Sallie L
Reviewed 3 days ago
Delicious and Fun!

Stephanie was an awesome guide! We had a fabulous time and loved all the places she took us to try. Also really enjoyed the history and culture lessons!

Thank Pioneer38572943207
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Highlight of our time in San Juan

My wife and I had Carmen to ourselves and we couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more! The real value of touring with someone who takes you in a storefront that looks like all the others but has unique and memorable food inside! Our favorites were the...More

1  Thank chadleman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Many thanks to Shannon

Our guide, who spent extra time to answer more history questions and give us some recipes to use. She is very knowledgeable and really really nice. Trip was amazing and would highly recommend as well bring friends next year to do it again with us.

Thank nevianad
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Quest24389
26 October 2018|
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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
I believe the tours are all earlier in the day.
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Wendy M
14 August 2018|
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Response from CBohrman | Reviewed this property |
I have found that if the excursions are booked through the cruise company, not on your own, they will hold the start time.
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Melody L
7 July 2018|
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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
The meeting spot to start the tour is just blocks away from the cruise ship launch/dock. It is an easy walk.
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