Food Tours in Vallarta Take You Off The Beaten Path

Team Angels - PVAngels
April 10, 2016


Tourists and locals in Puerto Vallarta have discovered the unique opportunity of taking a food tour with an experienced guide and exploring cuisine and drink locations that will become "treasured finds."

After taking one (or more) of the tours, many return on their own to re-experience their favorites.

Here's a sample of tours available in and around Puerto Vallarta:

Vallarta Eats Tours

Vallarta Eats Food Tours won’t take you to the usual tourist restaurants. You'll visit the places that locals love.

Mexican Beer Experience - On the tour you will learn about Mexico’s emerging craft beer scene, taste amazing food, and support Mexican brewers.  Sample more than 15 beers only found here in Mexico, visiting 4 local establishments over 3.5 hours.

Mole Pozole - Your Vallarta Eats Foodie Guide will take you to 4-6 places where you will taste some of the best eats offered in Puerto Vallarta. Come prepared to eat delicious food and learn about the importance of food in Mexican culture and history.  At each restaurant you will eat three or four delicacies that make these restaurants magnets for the locals.  Mole, pozole, tacos, and more are on the menu.

Signature Taco and More - This tour is perfect for people who want to go deeper into Mexican Culture and eat a wide variety of the everyday food the locals eat.

Tacos After Dark - This tour takes you on a walking tour making six stops throughout the “Romantic Zone” neighborhood of Puerto Vallarta, Emiliano Zapata. You will taste eight delicious tacos and learn about Mexican food culture, history and traditions in a fun and engaging way with our top-rated guides. You will never forget the 3.5 hours you spend eating with us on this tour.

Tasting Vallarta - designed for visitors who have not spent much time here and who want to experience some of Puerto Vallarta’s higher-end gourmet Mexican restaurants.  Tasting Vallarta is a progressive dinner tour that will delight your senses and fill your belly, but still leave you wanting more!

Vallarta Food Tours

Our 3-hour food tasting and walking tours offer a local's view into Mexican culture through its delicious and intricate cuisine, rich history and stunning architecture. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, Vallarta Food Tours guides will take you on a culinary adventure!

Experience off-the-beaten path eateries and their colorful owners and staff, taco stands and regional delicacies. Walk away with an enriched understanding of Puerto Vallarta and Mexico, a satisfied stomach and new insight to continue on your discovery of authentic Puerto Vallarta!

The Original Downtown Tour - A day tour exploring downtown and old town neighborhoods. You will enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering food at family-owned restaurants and stands, sip on refreshing local drinks and even enjoy a fresh tortilla straight off the conveyer belt.

The Street: An Evening Taco Adventure - Explores the night street foods of Vallarta. See the streets come alive at night with a cold cerveza in hand! While strolling the Emiliano Zapata, Centro (downtown) and 5 de Diciembre neighborhoods, you will sample an amazing variety of authentic regional eats.

Mex-ology: A Tequila, Taco, and Mexican Cocktail Tour - Our mixology and small bites tour serves up hand-crafted cocktails made with Mexico´s most famous spirits! Watch as Vallarta´s top mixologists show you a fresh take on indigenous spirits. Along the way you will also enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering food at family-owned restaurants and stands.

Taste of Pitillal - A day tour exploring the Pitillal neighborhood, a charming authentic Mexican town in the middle of Vallarta 10 minutes from the cruise ship terminal, off the touristy path. Our guided tour visits nine authentic tasting locations in the quintessentially Mexican Pitillal community.

Both Vallarta Eats and Vallarta Food Tours are available to arrange special private tours for your group of family, friends and corporate events. Tickets for the tours also make great gifts.

Photo: Visit-Vallarta.com

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