Greet your guide at the ambient Plaza de Artesanias and begin your journey through Tlaquepaque. Enjoying a prime position only minutes away from downtown Guadalajra, Tlaquepaque is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and colorful customs; art, tequila and mariachi bands are some of the town’s most famous cultural expressions. Visit a selection of authentic food-tasting locations to sample delectable dishes and beverages inspired by local tradition.
Absorb the vibrant atmosphere and colorful displays of a Mexican market before immersing yourself in Tlaquepaque culinary culture at one of its most traditional restaurants. Savor the explosive flavors of specialties like chiles en nogada, pork stuffed peppers smothered in walnut sauce, for a true taste of the region. Next, stop at a birria parlor to sample the region’s most typical dish; treat your taste buds to tender lamb or goat meat in a spicy Mexican sauce. Pleasure the palate with the fiery favorite of torta ahogada, a spicy sandwich covered in chilli sauce.
Begin on the beverages by tasting different types of tequila and refreshing fruit cocktails in atmospheric local haunts, sampling drinks specific to the region. Nibble on homemade candy as your guide reveals stories of the town’s rich history and artistic heritage, watching local artisans work in their humble studios. Return with your guide to central Tlaquepaque, where you’ll be free to continue your epicurean exploration of the town.