Gastronomic Tour in Traditional Guadalajara

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Guadalajara

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Spend the day sampling food in Guadalajara during this full-day gastronomic tour. With a small group of fellow travelers, try the famous "torta ahogada" and several more of the city's most traditional dishes. Have plenty of personalized attention from your local guide as you learn about Jalisco's culture and its food by tasting your way around the city.
Begin the day with an empty stomach as you get picked up from your centrally located Guadalajara hotel at 9am. Learn about the rich history and culture of the Mexican state of Jalisco as you embark on a 7-hour gastronomic tour of its capital city. As you stop by different venues throughout Guadalajara, hear about the history of the dishes you're sampling from your local guide. Taste the regionally famous torta ahogada, a pork sandwich smothered in homemade salsa. Try a tapatio, and escamocha — a diced seasonal fruit salad mixed with crunchy chopped almonds, coconut shreds, and a splash of sweet Mexican cream. Later in the day, visit the traditional neighborhood of Las Nueves Esquinas to taste birrieria, a spicy stew that's often served on celebratory occasions like a wedding or a baptism. Finally, visit the colorful main market in downtown Guadalajara to see the fresh, local ingredients you'v'e been sampling all day.Group size is limited to 15, so you'll have plenty of personalized attention from your guide. The tour concludes around 4pm when you're dropped back off at your hotel.

What’s included

  • Food tasting
  • Light refreshments
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free snacks included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors