Flavors Of Old San Juan Food Tour

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Key Details

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    3:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Carli‘s Fine Bistro & Piano, 206 Calle de Tetuan Corner Of Recinto Sur And San Justo Steeet, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Join your host for a 3 hour culinary exploration of staples like single-origin Puerto Rican coffee, Caribbean sourced chocolate, street food and mojitos or pia coladas. Try the iconic dish "mofongo"...all with the cobblestone streets and colorful facades of the citys oldest neighborhood as your backdrop. Your tour also includes historical and cultural information of Old San Juan.

Everything is included in the ticket price - food, 1 cocktail and a historical walking tour. Get a taste for the authentic flavor and culture of Puerto Rico while dining across a handful of local mom & pop restaurants (alcohol/dietary subs accommodated).

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Free snacks included
  • Family friendly

Know More about this tour

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 tour at either 10 am, 3 pm or 5 pm 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 areas 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.

Inclusions

One rum cocktail

Bilingual local guide

Local taxes

Food - enough for a meal

Exclusions

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

We are UNABLE to accept wheelchairs, crutches, pushers or any walking aids

We cannot accommodate vegans, GF, or guests with onion, garlic and bell pepper allergies

IMPORTANT: You must advise of any food allergies and dietary restrictions in the special requirements field at the time of booking.

Not recommended for travelers with restricted mobility due to cobblestone, uneven terrain, narrow sidewalks and slopes.

Not wheelchair accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Flavors Food Tours aligns to the latest local PR government COVID 19 restrictions. The use of masks throughout the experience (while outside) will be up to the discretion of each guest and guide, however, many establishments are still requiring that masks be worn until seated.No COVID test required

Traveler Reviews

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  • 13-Jan-2023

    This is a fantastic way to get to know old San Juan and experience the food. It really is an all around experience so you hear the sounds of Puerto Rico, smell the good cooking, and enjoy many sights plus you get to learn some history. Emely was amazing!

  • 13-Jan-2023

    The tour lasted approximately 2 and 1/2 hours. The communication was excellent before, during and after the tour. They checked and double checked for our dietary restrictions and preferences. We enjoyed the food at each of the stops. Yoli, our guide, was bright and cheery. She worked very hard to make sure everything went smoothly and that all our needs were met.

  • 10-Jan-2023

    Had a wonderful tour with Valentina! We explored Old San Juan, ate delicious food, and learned about the history of Puerto Rico. I’d definitely recommend this tour to visitors. It was a perfect amount of time and very filling!

  • 09-Jan-2023

    Nahiomy was the best tour guide! She was very personable and knowledgeable. It was great exploring old San Juan and trying authentic dishes..enjoyed it

  • 09-Jan-2023

    Wonderful tour! Leslie was personable, knowledgeable, and made the trip one of our favorite San Juan experiences. Making mofongo was a highlight.

  • 09-Jan-2023

    Excellent samplings of food and coffee native to the island. Nahiomi was an excellent and knowledgeable tour guide. We did this early in our trip to better understand the different foods we wanted to experience later in the week.

  • 09-Jan-2023

    If you are in San Juan you have to take this tour! Our guide, Leslie Ann was wonderful, funny and very knowledgeable. The food was fun, interactive, and delicious. Definitely 5 stars and highly recommended.

  • 09-Jan-2023

    6 out of five stars! Pablo was amazing, very knowledgeable on Puerto Rican history and had a balanced variety of great food.

  • 08-Jan-2023

    Ms. Marjorie was such a wonderful and knowledgeable tour guide! She accommodated food intolerances and nut allergies in our group. Everything was delicious and informative. She truly helped us appreciate the food, history, people, architecture and culture of this beautiful place. We returned to Old San Juan with her recommendations in hand two nights later!

  • 08-Jan-2023

    Valentina was outstanding. Very knowledgeable and was so full of energy and super kind. Food was amazing everywhere we stopped.

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