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Merida Street Food Walking Tour provided by Adventures Mexico Day Tours

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Merida Street Food Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 12/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Unless you speak Spanish or know the area, navigating the street food scene of Merida can be difficult. Guarantee the best local delicacies on a street food tour that reveals local favorites that you may otherwise have missed. Exploring on foot gives you a more intimate glimpse into the area while a food-oriented guide provides recommendations to last the rest of your trip.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Hotel Caribe
    HOTEL COLONIAL DE MERIDA, Calle 59 500, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
    Entrance of Hotel Caribe. Inner corner of Hidalgo Park, Calle 59 entre Calle 60. Centro.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Parque Hidalgo
  • 1
    Merida Cathedral
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Lucas de Galvez market
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Pola Gelato Shop
    467D Calle 55 x 62 y 64, Parque Santa Lucia, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • An obvious choice for first-time visitors and food lovers
  • Get an intimate glimpse into Merida by exploring on foot
  • Overcome the language barrier by exploring with a guide
  • Receive enough food recommendations to last the rest of your vacation
Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel Caribe, HOTEL COLONIAL DE MERIDA, Calle 59 500, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
Duration
3h
Return Details
Pola Gelato Shop, 467D Calle 55 x 62 y 64, Parque Santa Lucia, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
  • Beverages
  • Local and professional guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • A minimum of two people per booking is required
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved—comfortable walking shoes are recommend
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ayesha K wrote a review 7 Jan
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My partner and I had the best time with Alejandro on our street food walking tour. We tried amazing food, ice cream, went to the local market and tired local snacks. Alejandro is so warm and friendly- it was like hanging out with a friend. His knowledge about the history,
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Eric P wrote a review Feb 2020
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We absolutely loved this tour! It was one of our favorite things that we did in Merida. Seeing the market was incredible—so much life and color and activity and amazing food—but since it’s absolutely massive, it would’ve been tough to navigate well without a guide. Pame was the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Merida Street Food Walking Tour
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Thank you for your comments!
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karen c wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had the pleasure of being escorted and entertained by Pamela for the street food walking tour in Merida. She introduced us to all the interesting foods, people, and culture of the main market and took us to the have the best ceviche we’ve ever had! (Gelato too!) The vendors
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Merida Street Food Walking Tour
Responded 11 Mar 2020
We appreciate your comment! Feel free to come back.
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Edwin L wrote a review Feb 2020
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Jose is an exceptional tour guide. You'll go through the main market, vendor stands, restaurants, as you walk through Merida. At each stop, our tour guide gave us fascinating details about how each dish is influenced by Mexico, European colonialism, and Mayan influence. We not
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Merida Street Food Walking Tour
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Thank you, visit us soon!
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paula a wrote a review Feb 2020
Mystic, Connecticut111 contributions47 helpful votes
This was the second tour I took with Jose and was terrific. He knows the market well and is a wealth of information about food, spices, etc. We had a good variety of food and drink. Highly recommend ed.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Merida Street Food Walking Tour
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Yucatan still has more to offer you! Don't take too late to get back.
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About the operator

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By: Adventures Mexico Day Tours
William F
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Two tours of Uxmal/Kabah and Chichen Itza/Cenote
I used Adventures Mexico for two different tours. They were small group tours, 8 or us on one of the tours and 4 on
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pjrandmns
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Walking, Talking, and Eating! The best of everything!!
We recently spent a terrific morning in Merida tasting our way through the market with Alejandro and Iveth. And ju
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magook
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Cantina Tour with José
We spent an interesting afternoon visiting three different style cantinas, learning about cantinas vs restaurant-ba
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Dawn-Dusk-2012
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Excellent experience!
My husband,I and three friends enjoyed a wonderful couple of hours with Alejandro at Mérida’s Lucas de Galvez Merca
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sjgerm
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Great Tour
Had an excellent food tour with Jose in Merida. Great way to see the local market and eat some interesting food. Hi
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Dawn-Dusk-2012
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Flamingoes galore!
My husband and I were amazed at the vast number of flamingoes spread out along the shore in the Biosphere Reserve o
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Mike829
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Not just for foodies!
Echoing what other reviewers have said: A real pleasure, and not just for foodies. Food is life - so you'll lear
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Stephanie A
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Great day at with Edgar
We had a great day discovering the cuisine of Yucatán! It was a wonderful experience walking through the local food
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SandyH2470
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Fantastic Merida market and cooking adventure!
This was a fantastic experience. In Merida with our family of five and decided to learn about local cuisine. Alejan
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Jeanny89
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Great cantinas tour
We had a private cantinas tour with Thelma who showed us around different types of cantinas in Mérida. It was a ver
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Lorna R
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An amazing experience!!
If you ever have the opportunity to visit Merida, then you must do this cooking course!!! My boyfriend and I absolu
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Susan R
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A culinary adventure of new foods and tastes
This trip was a joy; First an adventure through the vast indoor market sampling fruits I had never tasted and Yuc
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cambam08
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Thelma was a wonderful guide
We thoroughly loved our Cantinas walking tour in Merida, Mexico. Mostly because our guide Thelma was so engaging.
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KSGShell
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Outstanding Mérida food tour...
Our walking food tour of Mérida was a highlight of our stay. Especially visiting the big Central Mercado. A great
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RaineD77
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Jan 19 2019 Food Tour
The tour was well worth the experience. We were introduced to some amazing dishes! José was a great guide... He was
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