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Downtown Puerto Vallarta Food Tour

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  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
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  • Led by a local guide
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PV Downtown Food Tour-10:30am
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A guided 3-3/12 hours food and city walking tour featuring 8 food tasting locations carefully chosen to highlight the best regional hidden flavors Puerto Vallarta has to offer!
From $56.00
PV Downtown Food Tour -11am
Enjoy 8 regional tastings while exploring the sights and bites of downtown Puerto Vallarta!
From $52.00
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Get acquainted with Puerto Vallarta's delicious food scene on this 3.5-hour food and eating walking tour. With an expert foodie leading the way, sample the diverse array of the city's edible delights, from tacos to sweets on this culinary adventure. Stop at 10 different spots to sample the food. And while going from place to place, see some of the highlights of the town and learn about the history of Puerto Vallarta. This small-group tour is limited to just 10 people, ensuring plenty of personalized attention. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels.
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Your local "foodie" guide will be waiting to welcome you on a exquisite culinary journey exploring Puerto Vallarta´s Downtown and Old Town neighborhoods. Get ready to sample mouth-watering food at family-owned restaurants and stands. Sip on refreshing local drinks, eat authentic dishes and even enjoy a fresh tortilla straight off of the conveyor belt.
Learn about food from the vibrant local people whose pride in their craft is only matched by the effusiveness of their spirit. On this tour,  you will dive into incredible dishes, namely mole enchiladas, traditional ceviche tostadas, tortillas, fresh coconut, authentic tacos, traditional drinks, regional candies and more. All food tastings are included on this tour.
Here is a sampling of our family-owned tasting locations: Gaby´s Restaurant - Beautiful garden patio, perfect setting to compliment their delicious family recipe mole, El Guero -  Local favorite leaves customers hankering for their fresh ceviche, Xocodivas chocolates -  Indulge in fine handcrafted artisan chocolates, Robles Famous Birria Taco Stand - Simple yet elaborate regional delicacy, Cesar's Coconut Stand - Meet Cesar, a machete-wielding coconut expert, La Gloria Tortilla Factory - Puerto Vallarta´s oldest tortilla factory, La Azteca Candy Store - Vallarta's version of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory offering fantastic regional candies, Tuba by Concepcion - Discover dapper Concepcion´s refreshingly delicious regional drink, tuba, Los Cuñados - The city´s oldest taco stands, manned by four generations. Serving up authentically  delicious tacos de asada. 
Vallarta Food Tour´s unique cultural and historical experience that will not just satisfy your stomach, but leave you wanting to learn more about Puerto Vallarta. Between trying out delicious bites and tastings, you will feast your eyes on the beauty of Vallarta, its architecture, topography and historical sights . Your passionate and informative guide will help you navigate through Puerto Vallarta and leave you feeling like a local. During your tour, you will see some great sights including beautiful Guadalupe Church, the charming center of Puerto Vallarta -the Town Plaza, Old Town, the Rio Cuale, famed Los Muertos Pier and the bustling Malecon, Vallarta’s landmark boardwalk.
This tour will truly gave you a taste of the Mexican food and culture in Puerto Vallarta. Provecho.
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

Thanks to our guide Shawnee, we experienced a wonderful time exploring taco stands, restaurants, drinks, chocolates and candy stores. We had relatives that wanted to explore downtown PV and this was a wonderful day to do that. Having spent 30+ years in the area, we...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Paul M, Owner at Vallarta Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

We are elated tha you enjoyed your tour! We love to hear that even residents discover some new places to try in PV! We wish you many delicious meals in your new discoveries! Thank you so much for sharing your experience!

Reviewed November 26, 2017

Our family took the tour on November 21, 2017. Our guide (senior moment, can't remember her name) was an expat from our area of AS and did a great job. All of the food was awesome, standouts being the birria, carnitas and mole as well...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Paul M, Owner at Vallarta Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to PV!

Reviewed November 12, 2017

Juri was our tour guide and she is amazing. She was so much fun and full of information. We ate so much food that I couldn't eat dinner that night. Wasn't in a hurry to get through the day and we enjoyed ourselves so much....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Paul M, Owner at Vallarta Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour! We always love to hear that long time visitors to PV still have found new spots to try! Thank you so much for sharing your ecxperience and for recommending us!

Reviewed November 11, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my 3+ hour food tour with this company: easy to book, a central location from which to begin the tour, local information sprinkled in with delicious street food! Too late I realized that I should have hilited the tour on my map...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Paul M, Owner at Vallarta Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

We are elated that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review sharing your experience, and thank you for recommending us! We would love to have you join us on another tour on your next...More

Reviewed November 7, 2017

Amanda was our friendly, knowledgeable guide on this super fun walking tour! We tried everything from street tacos to fermented palm sap and it was all truly delicious! The pace was perfect and she even allowed a little time for shopping! Amanda was raised in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Emily M
Paul M, Owner at Vallarta Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

We are elated that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us! We would love to have you join us for another tour when you make it back down to PV!

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March 12, 2019|
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Response from jltownsend | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of food and drink and I seem to recall that a few people had "special requests" which were honored. It's great fun and we met some really nice people.
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January 29, 2019|
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Response from J K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the food tour is in English. No idea why there is a price differential.
January 20, 2019|
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Response from Michel S | Reviewed this property |
The original tour we did had 4 seniors, between 65 and 70, and 6 between 30 and 50. If you can walk for 3.5 hours with about 7 to 9 stops you'll be fine. Shauni was very nice and slowed down when needed or took a short... More
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