Flavors of San Juan Food Tour
Join your host for a 3 hour culinary exploration of staples like single-origin Puerto Rican coffee, Caribbean sourced chocolate, street food and mojitos or piña coladas. Try the iconic 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.
Everything is included in the ticket price - food, 1 cocktail and a historical walking tour. Get a taste for the authentic flavor and culture of Puerto Rico while dining across a handful of local mom & pop restaurants (alcohol/dietary subs accommodated).Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Old San Juan, San Juan Puerto Rico
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.Stop At:
Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan Puerto Rico
A boardwalk promenade in Old San Juan.Stop At:
La Puerta de San Juan, Cll Caleta De San Juan, San Juan 00901 Puerto Rico
The only remaining gate of the six that surrounded San Juan.Stop At:
Parque de las Palomas, Calle de San Francisco, Plaza de Armas, San Juan 00901 Puerto Rico
A small outdoor park with scenic views.Stop At:
Calle del Cristo, Calle Del Cristo, San Juan Puerto Rico
Shopping area of Old San Juan filled with cobblestone streets.Stop At:
Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud, 1 Calle Del Cristo, San Juan 00901 Puerto Rico
Small historic chapel visited along the walking tour.Stop At:
Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista, 15029 N Thompson Peak Pkwy, San Juan 00901-1521 Puerto Rico
This Old San Juan cathedral is Puerto Rico's grandest religious building, and one of its most important.Stop At:
Plaza de Armas, Calle de la Tablada 9, San Juan 00901-1201 Puerto Rico
One of the main squares in San Juan, it was designed to serve as the original main square for the city.Stop At:
La Muralla, Old San Juan, San Juan Puerto Rico
An iconic city wall nearly 400 years old.
"We are UNABLE to accept wheelchairs, crutches, pushers or any walking aids"
"We cannot accommodate vegans, GF, or guests with onion, garlic and bell pepper allergies"
"IMPORTANT: You must advise of any food allergies and dietary restrictions in the special requirements field at the time of booking."
"Not recommended for travelers with restricted mobility due to cobblestone, uneven terrain, narrow sidewalks and slopes."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"Flavors Food Tours aligns to the latest local PR government COVID 19 restrictions. The use of masks throughout the experience (while outside) will be up to the discretion of each guest and guide, however, many establishments are still requiring that masks be worn until seated.
No COVID test required"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 3 Hours
Carli‘s Fine Bistro & Piano, 206 Calle de Tetuan Corner Of Recinto Sur And San Justo Steeet, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.