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Escape the tourist traps and get to know the real Rio through its food. Explore street markets, taste amazing fruits, street food and dishes from all over Brazil as we help you discover Rio’s hidden treasures.
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Rua da Gloria 374 | Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-180, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Couldn't recommend the tour enough! Tom was an exceptional tour guide. My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed almost eight hours of learning about exotic dishes, tasting new flavours, and enjoying Rio! Tom is well-travelled (British expat), extremely well informed and knowledgeable, but most importantly very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A phenomenal experience that really elevated our entire trip in Rio - after this tour it felt like our dining experiences in Rio were in color rather than black and white! We learned so much on the tour not just about Brazilian food, but also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank spendle23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom was our tour guide and he took us all around the city. There was no dish or stop that disappointed and he made sure to cover all types of Brazilian foods & drinks. We had a larger group (11 people) but he kept us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zachary P
Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Zack! Thanks for this amazing review - I'm really happy to hear you enjoyed the day. This was a bit of an exceptional day (in various ways!!). Our groups are usually made up of 4-8 guests, but once in a blue moon they go...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first ever food tour, and it has set the bar incredibly high for all future tours. Our group had an amazing time bonding and sampling a wide cross-section of Brazilian cuisine. We visited street vendors, hole-in-the-wall places, and classic Rio restaurants. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travel65729803104
Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Travel65729803104 - this is so nice to hear. I hope this was the first of many food tours you take! Food tours are such a great way to get in touch with a new city. The bonus is that food tours seem to attract...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is a must do while in Rio! Tom is an exceptional guide, with tons of knowledge about Brazil in general, Rio as a city, and of course, Brazilian food! He is down to earth, always prepared, in love with Rio, and goes above...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carla V
Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Carla! Thanks for this glowing review! It was so much fun showing you around Rio. I hope the São Paulo tips worked out well too :) Thanks again to you and Alan for helping make it such a fun day (and night out after!).

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love doing food tours everywhere we visit. This has been one of the best we've been to by far. Our guide Tom was amazing. He showed us some of his favorite neighborhoods, fed us great food throughout the day, got us to try crazy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M6794QWalank
Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awww, thanks for this! Everyone on the Eat Rio team is really into food, travel, culture and generally finding the best ways to have a really great time in Rio. When we meet our bests, as well as giving them a lovely food tour, we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed every aspect of our culinary tour with Tom. His knowledge of the food and the tastes of Brazil were complimented by his historical and asthetic elaborations of their place within the culture of the country. We count this as one of our favorite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bewieb
Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You tried the recipes!! :) That's so cool! (even better that the results worked out - ha ha!). bewieb - I'm really flattered and happy to hear that this was one of the highlights of your South America trip. I couldn't hope for a better...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to discover Rio if you like to be adventurous but are apprehensive about Rio and what to eat and drink. Tom is the perfect host and catered for everything. Well planned and thought out. We visited 4 or 5 different areas of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PaulFromTheLane
Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul - fantastic review! Thanks so much for this. It was a pleasure to show you my chosen range of Brazilian favourites. I think one of the most important jobs of a food tour guide is to take people to places they wouldn't or...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018

This food tour was so great from start to finish. Such a nice balance of the tastes of Rio with very interesting history to go along with the food and drink. Kept us moving along at such a nice pace and very accommodating to our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Holly J
Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Holly! You guys were great - a real pleasure to meet you all :)

Reviewed November 8, 2018

The food tour was wonderful and covered a diverse range of foods from various parts of the world. We went from the local street market to tasting caipirinhas, an old Portuguese restaurant, and finally ending at an northeastern Brazilian restaurant. It should be a must...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tom L, Owner at Eat Rio Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this Journey77558! - Brazil is such a massive country that we can't hope to cover *everything* in our 5-6 hour tour, even though we try! We make sure that *everything* on our tour is Brazilian :) (from the fruits to the main dishes...More

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August 28, 2018|
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Response from Jascaliner | Reviewed this property |
Hello, at the time it was about 330 Brazilian Reals per person for the tour.
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Julie H
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Tom L | Property representative |
Hi Julie H! You can find all the details of start times per day of the week on our website (you can see the link under the map here on the TripAdvisor page or Google us). From Copacabana it is a very easy journey - a quick... More
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Pamela P
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Response from Maja P | Reviewed this property |
google Eat Rio Food Tours... their website with contact details will come up.. GREAT tour, loved it
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