Merida, Mexico
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Get acquainted with Yucatecan specialties on this street food tour of Merida. Walk with a local guide to Merida’s main market plus a seafood restaurant and gelato shop. Sip fruit juices and sample plenty of local dishes, not limited to empanadas, tamales and seafood tacos along with ‘cochinita pibil’ (slow-roasted pork) and ‘panuchos’ (tortillas stuffed with refried black beans). Delicious!
  • 3-hour street food walking tour of Merida
  • Stroll with a local guide from Hidalgo Park to the market
  • Taste savory Yucatecan dishes such as cochinita pibil
  • Learn about cuisine particular to the Yucatan Peninsula


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, Apr 2018

Excellent tour, I only wish we had booked it sooner. We went to the main market in Merida, our guide telling us about the sights as we walked there. We tried a variety of dishes tamales, empanadas, tacos, salbutos, panuchos plus some fruit drinks and horchata to wash it all down. Then on to a fish restaurant for ceviche and finally an ice cream shop for dessert. Our guide was very friendly and informative throughout. We were in Mexico for two weeks and if I was asked to rate my experiences I would say this tour and our visit to Uxmal were the best.

, Mar 2018

Our guide Jose is a very likable young man who gave us insight into the Mayan culture, especially the culinary culture. Mayans are friendly and the city is very safe.

, Mar 2018

This tour was not only fun, but was also very useful and educational. I would recommend that every first time visitor to Merida go on this tour, if possible on your first day in town. Everything we tried was very delicious and the tour makes the market less intimidating.

, Feb 2018

Great tour of busy local market for foodies. It is the real thing.

Don't miss this if you are in Merida.

, Jan 2018

Really fun, informative tour. Our guide, Jose was wonderful.

, Jan 2018

Our guide was terrific and very knowledgeable. The market needs a good power wash so if you are squeamish there were a couple of stops that may make you hesitate. Overall, the food we tasted was very good and the experience was fun.

, Dec 2017

This tour was amazing!

, Dec 2017

The Merida Street Food Walking Tour was a good experience. It introduced us to some of the local specialties and a great trip through the market showing the ingredients used in Yucatecan cooking. The selection of foods was a little limited, as was the information on the history of Merida. But our guide, Laura, was a gem: personable, cheerful, truly bilingual, and an excellent source of information about the various foods we were trying. The tour was good, but could use some improvement.

, Mar 2017

Our guide for the tour was José Luis Trejo. What a great tour it was. Me and my wife were delighted by the wonderful introduction to the culinary delights of Merida by Jose. He is a great tour guide and we thoroughly enjoyed his company. We tasted so many types of Yucatan foods and fruits. Learned a lot about the market and Mexican culture along the way. Thanks a lot Jose - our journey to Mexico would have been incomplete without meeting you along the way!!!

, Feb 2017

We really enjoyed the Street Food Walking Tour with Jose.

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