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Playa del Carmen Food Tours - By Cozumel Chef

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Playa del Carmen Food Tour is a culinary adventure amongst the streets of Playa del Carmen away from the tourist district. This food filled, fun tour takes tourist to a variety of restaurants & street stalls in Playa. You will get the chance to try...more
5th Avenue & Benito Juarez, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 987 105 5300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Xantal met my wife and me promptly on time. Both of us are chefs and really appreciate her knowledge of the local culture and customs. Not only did we get great tacos, enchiladas, and Pozole but we had a great tour of a local market...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IowaChef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good experience trying out different foods from food carts to hole in the wall restaurants. Many different dishes were sampled and we learned a little bit about local ingredients and food preparation processes. Xantal was our knowledgeable guide and helpful in answering any questions we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank frolichlim
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My wife, 17 yo daughter and I went on this tour. It was one of the top highlights of our vacation. Xantal is a friendly and informative guide. We went to places that are not “chain” places. The food was amazing! The people at each...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 712jeremyj
Reviewed 26 October 2018

If you love trying the food where the locals eat, this tour is a must. It's a guided walking and taxi tour of the local haunts including food trucks and family run restaurants specialising in for example taco or quesadillas. There is a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Christine K
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I did the food tour with my husband and 80 year old parents. We all thought it was AMAZING! The arrangements all went very smooth. The walking was easy, food was fantastic, but best of all was our guide, Xantal. She was very knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank dpgentry65
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

If you get a chance to do this and you're a foodie who would like to eat and learn history about PDC at the same time, this is an excellent option for you. This tour was yummy and super informative. The authentic mexican food that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WhitneyJusMe11
Reviewed 30 September 2018

My husband and I did this food tour a little over a week ago during our trip to Mexico - it was absolutely awesome and I cannot recommend it enough! Our tour guide was Emily, she was amazing. Very knowledgeable, friendly & laid back, &...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Brilliant tour, tasting traditional Mexican food away from the hustle and bustle of 5th Avenue! We also learnt the history behind some of the dishes such as the pozole,which was delicious! We visited a market where all the different chillies and spices were explained in...More

1  Thank jinjafizz
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This tour was a mix of walking and cabs and included 5 stops. The two highlights for me were the pozole and the market. All the food was good and I felt like I learnt a lot from Xantal, our guide, at the market. She...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank C K
Reviewed 7 September 2018

A great start to our PDC trip. We were pretty unimpressed with the town and how touristy it was until Xantal showed us the real PDC. Perfect English and delicious food. We learned a lot and felt like locals. Cochinita Pibil is incredible!

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 November 2017|
Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
Hi Ruth - my apologies for just seeing this message - TA changes somethings on their site and I did not get a notification. Yes - great for people who have a gluten free diet.
13 June 2017|
Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
Hi! We run the Playa tour Tuesdays though Fridays. Running approx 2 hours, starting at 10am. Let me know if you have any additional questions as I am happy to answer them.
27 April 2017|
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Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
Hi and great question...at this time the Playa tour does not have substitutes for non-pork eaters. We do run a tour in Cozumel however that we can accommodate (both vegetarian and non-pork). My apologies for any... More