Puerto Vallarta Taco and Street Food Small-Group Walking Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Puerto Vallarta

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Our Signature Taco Tour is perfect for people who want to dive deeper into Mexican Culture and eat a wide variety of the everyday food the locals eat.Enjoy a wonderful walking food tour showcasing the most delicious tacos and street food offered in the Bay of Banderas. Journey with a foodie guide and learn how the locals eat. Sample regional specialties including birria, carnitas, fish tacos, and many more dishes—plus dessert and candies. This 3.5-hour, small-group walking tour will open your eyes to the culture, food, and traditions of beautiful Puerto Vallarta. Bottled water, food and non-alcoholic drinks, a colorful signature shopping bag, and complimentary tour photos are all included. Arrive hungry!The Signature Taco Tour is offered seven days per week. Please remember that it’s for a maximum of six people and, as a result, sells out quickly. Don’t wait, reserve your spot today.
Your food adventure begins at a central location in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone at 10am. Wear comfortable walking shoes and arrive hungry because you'll be sampling authentic local food for the next 3.5 hours. Start with a tasty Jalisco stew, beef birria, a beloved traditional breakfast dish cooked by a local family. Next, sample freshly cooked carnitas tacos and mouthwatering tacos dorado. Afterwards, refresh your palate with a fresh, cold coconut. Your knowledgeable guide will give you a behind-the-scenes tour of a local baker and butcher. Find out how the locals shop for freshly baked breads and meats and sample hot-off-the press tortillas, made from fresh sweet corn. Continue to the local mercado and learn how to shop like a Mexican. Your guide will educate you on the plethora of chiles, both fresh and dried, and the delectable variety of fruits and vegetables that locals incorporate into their daily diet. You'll taste a Puerto Vallarta style ceviche tostada, then dine on a generous and crunchy fish taco at one of the best taco stands in town. Be sure to save room for an unforgettable seafood chile relleno taco and a shrimp brochette at another popular stop. The final dish is a sizzling quesadilla made of tender adobada pork, beans, onion, and guacamole. For dessert, try a Michoacán-style sorbet or ice cream and finish up the tour at the enticing Azteca candy shop.Bottled water, food and non-alcoholic drinks, a colorful signature shopping bag, and complimentary tour photos are all included.

What’s included

  • Take this walking tour with a passionate Vallarta Eats Foodie Guide and get the inside scoop on:
  • why Mexicans eat chicharron (fried pork skin), carnitas (pork), and birria (spicy Mexican stew) tacos for breakfast,
  • the importance of the tortilla in the Mexican diet (visit a tortilla factory and taste tortillas fresh off the press!)
  • fresh fish and seafood caught locally
  • produce, candy, and handmade refreshing fruity paletas (popsicles)
  • We recommend taking the Signature Taco Tour at the beginning of your stay in Puerto Vallarta. That way, you’ll be able to return to your newly discovered favorite spots during the rest of your visit!
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drink throughout tour
  • Engaging and knowledgeable bilingual foodie guide
  • Colorful signature shopping bag
  • Complimentary photos of your tour
  • Map and assistance with the rest of your visit in Puerto Vallarta
  • It is important contact us at the time of your booking if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies so we can accommodate to your needs for a better experience.
  • Not wheelchair friendly

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (recommended 15-20% of tour cost)


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small group ensures personal service