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. 

Highlights

  • 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
  • Learn about the history of Old San Juan as you walk the streets with your local guide

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Old San Juan Food Tour

Taste the local cuisine on a food tour in Old San Juan!

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.

Customer Reviews

rbostic

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great food, Great history, Great tour guide....Highly recommend!!!!

referencelibrarian55

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The tour was terrific!!! Luli, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the food and history. She made everyone in the group - and there was a wide range of ages - feel very comfortable. We enjoyed appetizers, entrees, dessert and the best pina colada I ever tasted.

Lindsay Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The tour was fun and we tried a variety of different foods. You get a lot of food, so make sure to go on an empty stomach!

tryagain75

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Worth it!

Christopher B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

I highly recommend that anyone who visits San Juan should take advantage of the Old San Juan Food Tour. I found out a lot about that history of Old San Juan and I enjoyed some of the great food from the area.

Kim L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Fabulous tour, very informative guide. Excellent information and food tastings - 5 different foods in 5 different restaurants. Would highly recommend. Lots of useful information given too

Sally V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

AMAZING!! The tour guide was great, the food was great, and the views of the city were so cool. Loved walking around and seeing all the sites as we traveled from restaurant to restaurant. Good local culinary info provided at each location! LOVED IT!

tryagain75

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

The food tour was wonderful. Our tour guide was so exciting and cheerful. Loved the ice cream after the little hill and making our own mofongo. Actually, we liked every stop. Each one was different from the last.

Deb

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

We took this tour the day we arrived. It's a perfect way to get acquainted with Old Town.

janet h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Bubbly tour guide Carmen led us through Old San Juan from appetizers, main dish, pina colada, to dessert. The food vegetarian for us tasted fabulous, and it was the best pina colada I've ever had. This tour was highly recommended to us by friends who had a different guide in February, and I recommend it just as highly to everyone else in a position to go on it.

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