Tasty Bites Tours

Mexico City: Centro Histórico Bites & Sights

Duration: 4+ Hours

Location: Takes place in Centro Histórico and starts near the Zócalo and Bellas Artes.

General Admission


Age 13 and over

This tour requires a minimum of 2 people.

Ages 13+. Please contact us if you have younger children.

Tickets are 100% non-refundable without purchase of Ticket Guardian insurance at checkout.

Vegan\vegetarian diets cannot be accommodated.

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Revel in the bustling Centro Histórico's landmark sights while tasting authentic street food & iconic drinks on our fun 4+ hour food tour.

  • 13+ tastings, bites and sips - including vendor demonstrations, a chocolatería, the city's oldest pulquería and a historic cantina.
  • Enjoy a delicious variety of authentic regional and specialty tacos, a torta, Oaxacan chocolate, pulque and cristalino tequila or mezcal.
  • Marvel at Centro Histórico highlights, including the Zócalo, Bellas Artes and the city's most prolific street for viewing street art murals.
  • Indulge in a refreshing beer, mezcal or tequila at the city's most historic cantina and pulque at the city's oldest pulquería.
  • Tasty and unique way to experience many famous Centro Histórico sights - making this the ultimate street food tour in Mexico City!
  • We will act as your very own personal concierge by providing you with recommendations best suited to your interests in a post tour email.
  • Our sustainable food tours support local businesses by not accepting discounts and tipping our vendor partners generously.

This tour requires a booking minimum of 2 people.

Our tour route is a flat 1.8 miles and suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Tours run Monday - Saturday at 10:00 AM.

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 eat pork.

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

Sales are 100% non-refundable unless Ticket Guardian cancellation insurance is purchased.

Your guided walking food tour in Centro Histórico will begin near the Zócalo (main plaza). From there, your guide will navigate you through Centro like a local on a 4+ hour street food eating adventure that will delight you with authentic and tasty Mexican street food, chocolate and pulque before enjoying a memorable experience at the city’s most historic cantina sipping premium tequila. You will encounter interactions with friendly local vendors while supporting their local businesses and learning about Mexico City’s street food, culture, and history. You are welcome to eat as much as you 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 4+ hour food 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, Centro Histórico’s history will be on display through its architecture, storied streets, fabulous street art 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 street food tour in Mexico City, and of course…

Buen Provecho!

You will be met by your guide in front of the Los Especiales taquería at Francisco Madero 71. After covering 1.8 miles the tour will end near where it starts.

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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.

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?

Top Chef Culinary Adventure: Yes, please notify us in advance at time of ticket purchase so we have time to arrange vegetarian (not vegan) requests with our restaurant partners.

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

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

Vegan Street Food: Yes.

Evening 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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"The food was absolutely incredible and each spot came with a bit of history...You get a taste of where and what the locals eat and it's all mouth watering... such a fun tour with just enough info and history to round out the experience...I highly recommend!!!"

Keirin B, Yelp
Tequila tasting on our Tacos & Tequila tour.

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