Get a taste for the authentic flavor and culture of Puerto Rico while dining across a handful of local mom and pop restaurants for a full meal + rum cocktail (alcoholic subs and dietary restrictions are easy to accommodate!).
Join your local host for an easy 3 hour culinary exploration of island staples like single-origin Puerto Rican coffee, Caribbean sourced chocolate, street food and mojitos or pina coladas. Have hands-on fun making your own iconic Puerto Rican dish: mofongo...all with the cobblestone streets and colorful facades of the city’s oldest neighborhood as your backdrop. Your tour also includes historical and cultural information of 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 tour at either 10am, 3pm or 5pm 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.