Delicious Oaxaca Downtown Food Tour

Oaxaca, Mexico

Delicious Oaxaca Downtown Food Tour

From mole and mezcal to chocolate and chapulines (grasshoppers) — explore the magic of Oaxacan cuisine on this half day tour. Delight your taste buds and sample up to 15+ traditional food and drink selections from 4 tasting locations. Sip delicious aguas frescas (fruit waters) and taste mezcal straight up or in a cocktail. Explore the historic center and learn about the food and culture with a local guide. Discover why Oaxaca is the culinary capital of Mexico!

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Half Day

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion, Foodie Fun and Group Tour


English and Spanish
Tours are in English. Bilingual guides will translate in Spanish as needed.

Physical Activity

Light activity




Wifi: Limited
Cell: Available
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Speaks: English and Spanish


Tours include 4 stops. Tasting locations may vary.

Ancestral A quiet and romantic foodie favorite in the historic neighborhood of Xochimilco in a tranquil, courtyard setting. Casa Taviche Chef/owner Daniel Garcia creates beautiful plates with unique recipes sourced from traditional cooks and elders. The result is always an occasion to cheer. Don Juanito Taquería and Pozolería A family tradition since 1966, indigenous and mestizo elements infuse the rich food offerings, like Pozole, at this soul-filling restaurant. Expendio Tradicion Known for its award-winning cocktails, Expendio Tradicion offers up traditional fare with innovative twists in a setting teeming with art and architectural details by the late Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo. La Casa del Tío Güero Housed in a historic 16th century building, sister chefs Ximena and Daphne offer tasty daily menus and a la carte offerings like Chiles en Nogada. A popular spot with locals. La Cosecha Market A local favorite featuring fresh fruits and vegetables, traditional Oaxacan cuisine and beverages and artisanal products. Puro Burro Enjoy delicious cocktails, tasty bites and a wonderful view from the cozy terrace of Puro Burro. Known for it’s outstanding mezcal collection Puro Burro doesn’t disappoint. Tierra del Sol Chef Olga Cabrera prepares exquisite Oaxacan traditional dishes, with an emphasis on those from the Mixteca region. The special house mole is a tribute to her grandmother.



Tours start at 11:30am or 4:00pm


Flexible Departure Date
All year


What's Included


Eat a light breakfast. There is plenty of food on the tour for a filling lunch. We suggest not making an early dinner reservation on the day of your tour. Distance walked is about a mile. Mostly flat walking, some stairs. Tours occur rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing, (hat, sunscreen) and good walking shoes.


Bilingual guide


All meals included
Sample up to 15+ traditional food and drink selections from 4 tasting locations. Sip delicious aguas frescas (fruit waters) and taste mezcal straight up or in a cocktail.



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Oaxaca Eats Food Tours

Oaxaca Eats Food Tours

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Oaxaca Eats is like a stroll through the historic Centro with a friend taking your time to eat at 4 curated restaurants that feature both traditional Oaxacan cuisine and its modern expressions. You’ll come away feeling deeply satisfied, not just by the delicio

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Walk/hike, Taxi and Local transport
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