Cozumel, Mexico
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Overview

Pleasure your palate with meat-stuffed empanadas, succulent shrimp tacos and sweet Mexican pastries on a 3-hour culinary tour of Cozumel. Sample the exotic flavors of the idyllic island, noting the Mexican spice and Caribbean flair of the dishes due to Cozumel’s close proximity to Cuba. Immerse yourself in the culinary customs of the area as a knowledgeable guide takes you to five favorite local haunts to same fine Yucatan bites and beverages. Enjoy personalized attention and round-trip transportation on this intimate small group tour.
  • 3-hour guided tour of the best eats on Cozumel
  • Sample authentic dishes at five spots where the island locals dine
  • Savor empanadas, indulge in succulent tacos and wash it all down with cold beer
  • Learn about Yucatecan cuisine and visit an open-air market
  • Feast on home-cooked food in a concina economica, a traditional family-run restaurant
  • Refresh with fresh fruit juice known as agua fresca, and satisfy your sweet tooth with Mexican pastries
  • Small-group tour, limited to 12, means easy access to the experienced local guide
Greet your gastronomic guide in downtown Cozumel to commence your epicurean adventure. Relax during the comfortable minivan journey to a selection of authentic eateries and food stalls located off-the-beaten-track. Sample a classic Mexican empanada then savor the fresh flavor of a succulent shrimp filled taco, the fish in which was recently caught from the crystal clear water of Cozumel’s sea. Sip a refreshing cerveza as your guide explains how a combination of Caribbean and Yucatan culture influence Cozumel’s colorful cuisine. 
Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of an open-air market as you become acquainted with exotic spices, unfamiliar fruits and mouthwatering meat. Feel the buzz and bustle before journeying to an intimate and ambient family-run restaurant (cocina economica) for a simple yet sublime taste of regional fare. 
Conclude your gastronomic adventure with a visit to a Mexican bakery. Awaken your senses to the rich aromas of freshly baked bread and sweet pastries, and sip refreshing aqua fresca (a non-alcoholic drink of water and sweet fruit syrup) before returning to your minivan. Digest the knowledge gained on your cultural tour of Cozumel’s cuisine during the return journey to downtown Cozumel.

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, Nov 2018

We met our guide Gerry at the Mega grocery store. There were 3 in my group and a family of 4 was there also. We made several stops and tasted fresh, authentic regional food. Gerry was very entertaining and informative. One of our stops was at the market (Mercado) to see all the fresh ingredients they have to choose from. Our last stop was at a bakery for some sweets. Can't go wrong there! Our favorite food was the pork slow cooked in banana leaves. Would definitely recommend this tour, and I will go again next time I visit Cozumel.

h
, Oct 2018

We had a great experience. Gerry (Gerarrdo) was knowledgable and entertaining. The local tour is the way to go to really experience the culture. Loved it!

K
, Jul 2018

Without a doubt the best experience ever! Went to six different stops and enjoyed very local dishes at each. Transportation was an air conditioned car with wonderful driver, Fernando. But, the star of the tour was our guide, Jerry!! He encouraged us to try things, explaining everything as we went.It was just my daughter and myself and thanks to Jerry, we enjoyed the

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, Apr 2018

Gerry was a great tour guide, but we were really disappointed in the food. We thought we'd get to eat somethings that we had never had before but basically this was food that you could get at any real Mexican restaurant. It did make me sad that Gerry somehow felt he had to keep mentioning the violence going on in Mexico.

r
, Mar 2018

Jerry was wonderful and knowledgeable. Great customer service and the food was great!

s
, Mar 2018

Tour was fun. Guide was excellent. Others on the tour requested to go to a tequila tasting so that's what they did for part of the time, without any input from the other guests. I booked a food tour, my preference would have been a bakery or dessert place to see what the local fare was. If I wanted to go on a tequila tour, I would have done that separately.

K
, Feb 2018

What a terrific experience!! We tried food that we would not have otherwise and saw a part of Cozumel that few people have the pleasure of seeing. Gerry is an amazing guide who is informative and loves his country and the food that is a part of his culture. Everyone should give this tour a try.

L
, Feb 2018

This was an amazing tour. The food was different from the usual fare and it was all great. Our guide Gerry was both funny and full of information about food and the area. Six of us were suppose to go, three got sick that morning and could not make it their loss. Viator worked with me and refunded their money. We will try it again with the rest of the group. We will be using Viator again in the future.

L
, Feb 2018

Excellente!
Our guide, Jerry, whose Spanish name is Geraldo, was knowledgable and personable. The van was immaculate. Carlos was a good driver and attentive to our needs. The 5 food destinations were each wonderful and unique: First, a taqueria, for quesidillas - nopal and cuitlacoche - cactus and a mushroom like delicacy. Both delicious, and neither found in gringo Mexican restaurants. Each of the other destinations was equally unique. My favorite was the mercado, the local market, with fresh caught fish see photo, produce spices. Also the pescadoria, with ceviche, boquinita and local beer not sold in the states. Mucho gracias to Geraldo, Carlos, and Emily.

Y
, Jan 2018

Can't recommend this tour enough! Our tour guide, Gerry, took us to several local restaurants, and we made a stop at the local market. We enjoyed tacos, fresh tortillas, ceviche and other fresh fish, along with delicious beverages at each stop. Our last stop was a bakery where we were able to pick out a couple of items to take with us, since we were completely stuffed from all of the food we'd eaten. Gerry was very knowledgeable about each dish, the restaurants, and everything we asked him. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to see some of Cozumel away from the tourist areas.


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