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The Spoon Experience

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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About The Spoon Experience
Get ready for a delicious culinary experience! Spoon offers walking, driving and customized culinary & cocktail tours in Puerto Rico. We highlight “off the beaten path” dining establishments that locals frequent and incorporate unique and delicious food & drink tastings. Besides tasting great Island food, you will learn about the history, culture and architecture of the neighborhoods visited. We recommend taking our tours at the beginning of your stay so you can return and enjoy these wonderful areas at your leisure. Join us for a fun cultural journey to the best local spots, opening up a whole new world of savory experiences.
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Old San Juan Sunset Walk & Taste Food Tour

Get a taste of Old San Juan on this guided evening food tour. Visit family-run restaurants and try the island’s varied cuisine, plus sip cocktails with local rum while wandering along the town’s cobblestone streets. Also, learn about the origin of Puerto Rican ingredients and dishes as well as the island’s history and culture.
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3 hours
from $118.67

Old San Juan Walk and Taste Tour

Knowing the best spots for an authentic taste of Old San Juan can be tricky when exploring alone. Get the insider scoop on the colonial city on this small-group walking tour, led by a local. Hear personal insights and illuminating context as you follow your guide between historical landmarks and hidden gems, and be immersed in island culture at four local eateries, where you’ll get to sample a range of Puerto Rican delicacies.
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3 hours
from $106.67

Puerto Rico's Original Cocktail Tour

Experience San Juan’s cocktail scene on this cocktail and craft brew excursion. Hook up with an informative local guide in historic Old San Juan and learn about the city’s culture while enjoying classic rum cocktails—four drinks are included in the tour price—a flight of local craft beers, and complimentary snacks.
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3 hours
from $93.48

Calle Loíza Food Tour

Get off the beaten path to explore the culinary culture and street art of Calle Loiza on this food and culture tour. Listen to your guide's in-depth commentary as you walk, stopping at food spots you may not find on your own. Taste nine different typical Puerto Rican foods, accompanied by five drinks at five different stops.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $107.89
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Sarah Lam wrote a review Jul 2020
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We did the Sip and Savor Cocktail Tour around Old San Juan. This should be considered a must-do if you are visiting San Juan. What an amazing way to learn about the history and culture of Puerto Rico, while drinking amazingly crafted cocktails and eating bites made with local
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kay Lynn P wrote a review Jun 2020
Virginia Beach, Virginia18 contributions2 helpful votes
We really loved Pablo, our guide. He seemed to know something about every topic we asked about. He brought the menu, old San Juan, and Puerto Rico to life. We learned about the culture, the history, the cuisine, and more. We loved Pablo, like the food, and tolerated the bars (we
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Theodora V wrote a review Jun 2020
Southampton, United Kingdom12 contributions1 helpful vote
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We had a great tour experience, the guide was super friendly and a true local, so she knew all about the history of San Juan. The Sunset tour was perfect as it started just as the heat of the day started to fade and the sunset across the city made for a nice change in feeling
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TheSpoonExperience, Owner at The Spoon Experience
Responded Jun 18, 2020
Thank you Theodora for the glowing review! We're thrilled you enjoyed your experience in San Juan with us. Hope to see you again in beautiful Puerto Rico :)
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ShilohTodorov wrote a review Apr 2020
Columbus, Ohio58 contributions44 helpful votes
I love food tours! The special blend that appeals to me is 1) knowledgable, food-passoinate guide, 2) restaurant partners who are offering the "best of the class" cuisine, 3) the notes of history or interest during the walk between restaurants. None of these were my experience
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Date of experience: March 2020
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tiesthatbindvi wrote a review Mar 2020
St. Thomas24 contributions1 helpful vote
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Our tour guide was Yare. She was energic, knowledgeable and a fiercely proud Puerto Rican! The tour was fantastic fun. It was well organized. I enjoyed all our stops. I am a pescatarian and my diet was accommodated seamlessly on the tour. My food was delicious! I like that
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TheSpoonExperience, Manager at The Spoon Experience
Responded Mar 26, 2020
Hello from Puerto Rico! We're thrilled you loved your tour with Yare and found it to be 'fantastic fun' :) As you well note, our experiences are all encompassing and include a mix of food, culture, architecture as well as discussions on the Island's current social, economic and sometimes political tendencies. We're all about having fun and eating delicious food all while learning! Stay well and we hope to see you again on our beautiful Island!
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