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Mexico City: Centro Histórico Tacos & Tequila

Duration: 3 Hours

Location: The tour takes place in Centro Histórico and starts near the Zócalo and Bellas Artes.

General Admission


Age 13 and over



Ages 8-12

Save 10% if your group has 5 or more. Discount will be applied at time of booking.
Children under age 8 are welcome at no charge.

Savor the history and culture of the dynamic Centro Histórico while tasting mouthwatering tacos on our fun 3 hour Mexico City taco tour.

  • Our bilingual guides are local culinary school graduates eager to share their in-depth knowledge of Mexican food and its history with you.
  • 8+ tastings, bites and sips - plus vendor demonstrations and a historic cantina.
  • Enjoy a delicious variety of authentic regional and specialty tacos.
  • Tasty and unique way to experience the awesomeness of Centro Histórico - the ultimate taco tour in Mexico City!
  • Marvel at Centro Histórico highlights, including the Zócalo, Casa de los Azulejos, Bellas Artes and more, while savoring sensational tacos.
  • Indulge in a refreshing Mexican beer, mezcal or tequila at the city's most historic cantina.
  • Support the local economy and businesses. Gratuities for restaurant and vendor staff are included in the ticket price.

This tour requires a booking minimum of 2 people.

Our tour route is a flat 1.65 miles and suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Tours run Monday - Saturday at 11:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes, as well as sunscreen or umbrella.

The combined food tastings provide enough for a large lunch.

This tour is NOT suitable for those who follow vegan or vegetarian diets or do not pork and beef.

Small group tour. Contact us if your group is larger than 6 people.

Your guided taco tour in Mexico City will begin in the Centro Histórico near the Zócalo (main plaza) and Bellas Artes. From there, your guide will navigate you through the Centro Histórico like a local on a 3 hour taco eating adventure that will delight you with authentic and tasty Mexican street tacos before enjoying a memorable experience at the city’s most historic cantina. You will encounter interactions with friendly local vendors while supporting their local businesses and learning about Mexico City’s street food, culture, and history. Participants are welcome to eat as much as they like but your guide will offer a suggested portion size at each stop so you have room to try everything. By the end of the 3 hour taco tour, you will have enjoyed the equivalent of a large lunch. The ticket price includes all food and drink tastings, vendor tips and a bottle of water.

Between tastings, the Centro Histórico’s history will be on display through its architecture, storied streets and historic landmarks. This tour will leave you feeling more connected to Mexico City’s magical street food scene, while the recommendations from your local guide will leave you more confident to continue exploring on your own. Don’t miss this enjoyable and unique taco tour in Mexico City, and of course…

Buen Provecho!

Taste 6 or more different types of delicious authentic tacos prepared by carefully selected vendors before experiencing a historic cantina!

You will be met by your guide in front of the 7-Eleven at the corner of Calle de Filomeno Mata and Avenida 5 de Mayo. This location is an easy 5 block walk up Avenida 5 de Mayo from the Zócalo or 2 blocks down Avenida 5 de Mayo from Bellas Artes. After covering 1.65 miles the tour will end where it starts on Avenida 5 de Mayo.

Meeting Location

Calle de Filomeno Mata 18
Centro Histórico, Centro, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

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Do I need to purchase tickets in advance? Is cash accepted?

All tickets must be purchased from this website or by calling our ticketing partner, EzTix at the number on the website using Visa, MasterCard or AMEX. Ticket sales are cut-off at 4 PM the day prior for all tours.

By booking in advance you will increase the chances of getting the number of tickets, the date and the time desired. Walk-ups with cash will not be accepted.

What happens in case of bad weather?

The tour is held rain or shine. Please check the weather forecast in advance and dress appropriately. Please bring an umbrella, weather permitting. Tickets will not be refunded due to bad weather.

Does the tour have vegetarian options?

Colonia Roma Gourmet Foodie & Cultural Walking Tour: Yes, please notify us in advance at time of ticket purchase so we have time to arrange vegetarian requests with our restaurant partners.

Centro Histórico Taco Tour: This tour does not have vegetarian options so is not appropriate for vegetarians or those who do not eat pork and beef.

Condesa Taco Tour: Yes, this tour is vegetarian friendly but not vegan friendly.

Vegan Walking Food Tour: Yes.

Mezcal, Tacos & Tlayudas: This tour does not have vegetarian options so is not appropriate for vegetarians or those who do not eat pork and beef.

What should I bring with me?

You should wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera, sunscreen and an umbrella, weather permitting. An extra layer of clothing is recommended for cooler days. Most importantly, bring an appetite!

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We did the walking taco tour in Centro Historico in Mexico City and it was super fun! The variety of the different types of tacos we ate was amazing! I am not talking about the different meats, I am talking about the different styles of tacos- and believe me there are many in Mexico...

angievalg, TripAdvisor

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