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Old San Juan Food Tour

  • 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
Old San Juan Food Tour
From US$ 107.98
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Food tour departs at 5pm
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Food tour departs at 3pm
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Food tour departs at 10am
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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.

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A TripAdvisor Member
The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Great food tour in old town

We just did a great food tour with Natalia and a very nice group of travelers! Our guide was very informative of the area, culture, and was an overall great young woman! A must do if you have a free night.. do not eat before...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Educational, Entertaining, Delicious!!

One of the best activities we did during our trip to Puerto Rico. Our guide, Carmen, was gracious and engaging - our kids even remarked about her enthusiasm for history and how “she made it so interesting!” We stopped at 5 locations, each distinct and...More

Thank Remingzen
Reviewed 6 days ago
Great tour and delicious food!

Come hungry for this tour. We thought it was only going to be 10 bites - it was so much more. We sampled coffee and a guava butter croissant, ate popsicles (which were amazing!), tried ceviche and empanadas, made mofongo (and had it with a...More

Thank 762alyciad
Reviewed 1 week ago
Delicious San Juan!

We absolutely loved our food tour of Old San Juan with our guide, Angel. We had an opportunity to try so many different tastes of the culture from coffee to sangria, ceviche to local chocolate. Angel was a fabulous guide who was super knowledgeable not...More

Thank 1ofTheManyJens
FlavorsOfSanJuan, Manager at Flavors of San Juan Food and Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your review. We are happy you enjoy the tour with Angel. We'll pass this message to him. Great feedback for future guests regarding walking, although is 3 miles, doesn't feel like that at all for most people. We agree...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Best cruise excursion all week!

Out of 4 separate island excursions throughout the week on our Caribbean cruise, this was voted the best by all 3 generations of the family (70 year old, 47 year old, and 15 year old). We enjoyed every stop, our tour guide was full of...More

Thank Kim K
FlavorsOfSanJuan, Manager at Flavors of San Juan Food and Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

How awesome! We are happy all your family enjoyed our tour. Thank you for giving us this review. It's important other guests know we are family oriented and everyone will have an pleasant time with us. We'll keep you sending recipes :)

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Wendy M
14 August 2018|
Response from SLSCalgary_AB_Canada | Reviewed this property |
I’m not part of the company, but our docking time changed and they were able to accommodate us. If you are able to get a number of people on your cruise to sign up for the tour, I bet they would put a special tour together... More
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.
11 June 2018|
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Response from Jeanette M | Reviewed this property |
We went for lunch and it was very good because then afterwards you can continue walking around the old city. But really you can go to El Morro and other places first and do the tour later. Really is up to you... More
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