Mexico City San Juan Market Shopping Tour and Cooking Class

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Mexico

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Tour description provided by Viator

This is an all-around experience as you visit the San Juan Market, pick your ingredients, stroll for inspiration and then learn to cook wonderful dishes.
Once the only licensed prehispanic market in the city due to its proximity to water supply, the San Juan Market is today a gastronomic hub where Mexico’s diversity converges. San Juan is the starting point of this tour as you get acquainted with one of the most outstanding gastronomic cultures in the world. Mosquito eggs, grasshoppers and iguana meat can be purchased next to sushi rice, spanish tapas and falafel.After shopping for fresh ingredients, you will navigate a downtown hub to witness how Mexico’s history is no less diverse. Spaniards, Chinese, Arabs and Jews are some of the communities that have settled in downtown Mexico, shaping the gastronomic, social, and architectural landscape.Last but not least, you will learn how to cook Mexican dishes and impress your guests back home, even when not having access to exotic ingredients.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour of the market
  • Cooking class

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks


  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide