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Amie Bissonett

The Mex-ology tour was really fun! Great drinks and food!

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Jeff M

Amanda provided an excellent tour through the streets of Puerto Vallarta with our group of 8. We had tacos and churros and other Mexican delights from 8 different street vendors. Where else can you eat a pork cheek taco, a pork tongue taco…

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bermuda9

Great evening. A group of 8 walked the streets and then a short bus ride. Saw the real Puerto Vallarta and tasted family recipes passed down through the generations. Each restaurant/stand had a different experience. I haven't got a sweet …

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Jjdaily

Shawne our guide was terrific.Its a tour we never would have tried on our own Vetted food stands and a

great commentary made this group of 10 very happy. We ate enough so dinner was not required.Tacos,sauces,drinks,chocates were very good I…

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George K

group of 8 took a nighttime food tour- had a blast- cute tour guide- great tacos- great chorros- lotta fun n worth the price!

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kathy weber

We have taken several of the tours offered by Vallarta Food Tours, and often encourage our guests to join us as a great way to experience the food and culture that Puerto Vallarta offers. The guides are well informed and entertaining. Be …

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Max L

This is our 4th tour and they have all been excellent! This tour (Vallarta by Road) was with Amanda and she was awesome! Our other tours have been with Anna Marie (twice – once as a couple and again when friends joined us) and Manuel and …

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Jeanne Mccarthy

Take this tour...it's fantastic!

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kristaw260

This was a pretty cool evening! Our guide (Miguel? I think...sorry, can't quite remember) was phenomenal! He told us the history of the food trucks and took us places I would have not dreamed of going. But the food was fantastic and I would…

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huckyVancouverIsland

We have been to PVR many times but we still got some new insight into this great place and had some good food along the way. Thanks to Amanda for a great evening. We loved the Volcan tacos, the Marlin and the churros.

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Christy H

Juri was our tour guide and she is amazing. She was so much fun and full of information. We ate so much food that I couldn't eat dinner that night. Wasn't in a hurry to get through the day and we enjoyed ourselves so much. Been going to PVR…

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Response from Paul M

We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour! We always love to hear that long time visitors to PV still have found new spots to try! Thank you so much for sharing your ecxperience and for recommending us!

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3rdrs

This was my first visit to PV and I wanted to see the old part of town and try street foods. My friend has been but had never done this. We met our FANTASTIC guide Shawn at El Guero restaurant for the first of TEN types of food and drink. …

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Response from Paul M

We are elated that you enjoyed your tour, guide, and food! We hope you got a chance to explore some more delicious places from our suggestions on your own! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for writing such an awesome review, and for recommedning us!

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Ana E

Absolutely enjoyed our 3 1/2 hour walking tour of this wonderful city! Our fabulous guide was Shawna, a transplant from our city, San Diego! She explained every stop we visited; not only its history, but the significance of each food type …

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Response from Paul M

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour and your guide! Thanks for sharing your experience and for giving such practical advice! And thank you for recommending us!

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jammin21

I thoroughly enjoyed my 3+ hour food tour with this company: easy to book, a central location from which to begin the tour, local information sprinkled in with delicious street food! Too late I realized that I should have hilited the tour …

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Response from Paul M

We are elated that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review sharing your experience, and thank you for recommending us! We would love to have you join us on another tour on your next trip!

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jsmithkra

We have done numerous walking tours and this was the most fun ever. Amanda our guide is very knowledgeable and fun. We toured 4 places with food and drink and 3 others with drinks. Very interesting walking thru the romantic zone and …

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We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us!

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Shelly G

As someone that does not eat meat, and someone that lives here, I very much enjoyed our tour.

Shawnie, took extra care in making sure the spots on the tour could accommodate my diet.My friend that came with us, thoroughly enjoyed her meaty …

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Response from Paul M

We are delighted that even locals love our tour and may learn about a few new things to eat and places to go! We are so glad that you and your friend both enjoyed the food! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us!

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Jack S

Loved it! Amanda was awesome & we would recommend this to everyone. She’s a local, knows her stuff and being raised with USA parents, English is perfect.

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We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour! Thanks so much for recommending us!

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Nancy K

Do not miss this tour! There were 6 of us in Shawnie's group on a very hot and humid day. She always had water for us. She is a gem of a person and a wealth of information regarding local history and fun information. All 9 stops were …

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Response from Paul M

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour and your guide! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for recommending us!

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Emily M

Amanda was our friendly, knowledgeable guide on this super fun walking tour! We tried everything from street tacos to fermented palm sap and it was all truly delicious! The pace was perfect and she even allowed a little time for shopping! …

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We are elated that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us! We would love to have you join us for another tour when you make it back down to PV!

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David H

Thoroughly enjoyed the food tour in Puerto Vallarta. Amanda was our guide and, as previous reviews have stated, she was fantastic, very knowledgeable about the food, recipes and local history. It was easily the best tour we took while on …

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We are so delighted that you enjoyed your tour, your food, and your guide! Thank you so much for sgharing your experience and writing such an amazing review!

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meileen37

We scheduled this trip for our first day in Puerto Vallarta. The guide was fun and full of many interesting facts. We got to see the city on foot. Ate at places we probably wouldn’t have and the food was amazing. We highly recommend this …

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Response from Paul M

We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour! We hope you had delicious return visits to your favorite stops! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for recommedning us!

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nancyinmexico

What a great tour! I've lived in Vallarta for over ten years but really hadn't checked out the food scene in Pitillal before this tour. Our guide, Shawney, did a wonderful job of showing us the tastiest food around. She was knowledgeable, …

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Response from Paul M

We always love to hear that even locals have learned something new about their town! We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us!

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Kenneth Nevarez

The taco tour is a can't miss! Delicious food, a walking tour of town and Ricardo is one of the best tour guides ever.

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Lorenzo C

My wife and 2 year old son went on the tour and had a great time! The food was delicious and we were shown exactly where the good spots are. The people on our tour were a lot of fun as well. I had never tried mezcal before because I thought…

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Response from Paul M

We are delighted that your whole family enjoyed the tour, and that you have found an appretiation for mezcal! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and write such an amazing review!

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shorthuntsville

This is the second time we have had a food tour with this co pany, in PV. The food was amazing and very plentiful. Our guide Shawnee was very knowledgeable and full of great stories. She had a terrific sense of humor too. I would recommend …

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Response from Paul M

We are so flattered that you returned for another tour with us! We are elated that you enjoyed this tour too! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and for recommedning us!

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jinksy33

We met in Parque Lázaro Cárdenas; a group of 8 and our guide Shawnie and proceeded to visit 11 different food stands, choc factories, drink places, (coco water and Tuba) and Learned lots of history about the town. Shawnie was an excellent …

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We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us!

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Richard S

Juli was great and engaging! Met her friends and made new ones, if only for the tour. Great insights where to go for local flavors. Best tour in PV! Thanks mis amigos from Seattle and Cali.

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We are elated that you enjoyed your tour! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us!

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54fun

WE took the taste of Pitillal food tour today and what an adventure we had. Our guide Shanee was amazing. She explained amazing facts about the location, food and culture. Her knowledge of everything Pitillal was great!!! The food was the …

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Response from Paul M

We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour, your guide, and your food! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and write such a wonderful review! And thank you for recommending us! We hope to see you again on your next visit to PV!

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Kilroy238

I'm crap with names so I can't rave about our guide by name like I'd like to but I can tell you this he was amazing. Very knowledgeable on the area and foodas well as perfect English skills.

My wife and I took the evening tour. We hit I …

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Response from Paul M

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour and your food!! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for recommending us!

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monsieurjambon2017

We had a gastronomic experience today, thanks to our wonderful guide Shawnee (sp?). Her knowledge and her sense of humor was as enjoyable as the food! Love the goat meat tacos, and the mole at Gaby's helped us decide where we'd eat tonight…

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Response from Paul M

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us!

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Bill Benson

I have really nothing new to add. The marvellous reviews of the tour, food and Manuel are all 100% true. I went back several times to some of the places he took us. If you want to learn some real gems do yourself a favor and take this tour.

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WildBillSeattle

Second visit and we’ll do it again. Oldest and best way to find street tacos, Aqua Fresca, fresh tuba.

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We are so flattered that you resturned for another tour! We are delighted that you enjoyed this tour too! Thanks so much for recommending us!

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SuskiaV

You will not be disappointed or hungry by the end of this tour! Juri was our tour guide and she was great! Super easy to talk to and had a lot of great stories and personal knowledge to share. She is an expat and so she knows all the good …

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Response from Paul M

We are elated that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for writing such a wonderul review!

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Periwinkle T

What a splendid way to start off my vacation in PV! I went on the tour my first day in town and it was absolutely excellent because I learned about all kinds of places I wanted to go back to or food I should try over the rest of my vacation…

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Response from Paul M

We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour! We are so flattered t hat you took the time to share your experience and write such an amazing review!

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Chris Knaffle

We did the taco tour and absolutely loved it. All the tacos they gave us were delicious and authentic. Our tour guide was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend this tour to anybody. This alone is worth the trip from the …

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Ward Brady

Loved the taco tour, they took us to 6 hidden gems and a great dessert spot! Every stop was delicious and the guides were very knowledgeable about the food and the stories behind the food. Very glad I did this tour, a great way to …

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Krista Albrechtson Hull

Delicious local fare, knowledgeable guide with amazing English ... Manuel has a personal history both in world travel and culinary arts. We chose the bike tour so we could enjoy lunch in town and not miss dinner at our resort. The bikes are…

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Andrea G

Do yourself a favor and book this tour! It was nothing short of spectacular. Juri was our guide and her personal story was awesome in and of itself and she was very knowledgeable about the area as well. We also visited seven different …

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Response from Paul M

We are elated that you enjoyed your tour! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for recommending us!

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luiscardenas026

Shawny was a great tour guide. She took us through small streets with great hole in the wall stands. We had some of the best birria tacos we have ever tried. We absolutely recommend this tour if you do get a chance to visit Puerto Vallarta…

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Response from Paul M

We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour , your guide and your food! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for recommending us!

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Arun Krishnamurthy

Had a great time with Shawnee at the downtown food tour. She was a great guide, explaining the town, the food, and the history of Puerto Vallarta. The walk was quite a bit around town, but the amount of food helped provide the energy. Ample…

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Kimberly Weiser

Excellent tour!!! Our tour guide (Amanda) was very knowledgeable, the food was super tasty and the vendors were amazingly friendly. Overall a phenomenal experience.

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Shawn Horton

We did the bikes and bites tour and this tour was amazing! Manuel, our guide, is a local chef and taught us so much about the food we were sampling! He took us through areas of PV that we would have never seen without this tour! We truly …

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So happy you enjoyed it! Thanks for spreading the word. Saludos!

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Jeff Waite

We did the Mex-ology tour with another couple. Love, love, love this tour! Don't eat breakfast or lunch as you will be completely satisfied at the end of this tour. Wonderful food and drinks. Amanda was amazing (our guide). Food was …

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Alison Mayes

Top-notch food tour. A lot of variety: fresh ceviche, lots of tacos, coconut shrimp, and more. Our guide "Lobo" was so friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable. A huge highlight of our vacation. Gave us lots of ideas of where to revisit for …

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Sasha Shaheen

I absolutely loved it! Manuel, our guide was amazing! The food was phenomenal . There is a total of six taco stops, one drink spot , and lastly, the churro! Tasty, and you don't feel fat afterwords. You walk it off.. I would so do it again…

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So glad you had a great time Sasha Shaheen! Hope to see you back and safe travels!

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Nick Voelpel

Amanda was amazing. So in tune with the local food scene and historical background of the dishes and cocktails. Every stop was great, and I enjoyed the small group size, 4 total, because it made the whole tour that much more intimate and …

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Dean Ricker

We had an amazing tour of Pitillal with Ricardo aka Lobo!! The tour was fantastic, the food outstanding and our tour guide Lobo was perfect! Lobo is the perfect balance of a foodie and history buff...and he is a lot of fun! Highly …

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Tom Jaynes

Awesome! A group of us did the "mex-ology" tour. Great intro to tequila, mezcal, and local lagers as well as some great food. I definitely recommend it. Amanda is great!

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Thanks so much Tom for your review! We hope to see you soon! 🤗

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Neva Coats

My husband and I took the Mexology Tacos & Tequila tour with our 7 new best friends and loved it. Delicious food, tasty drinks, and we learned a lot about authentic tequila. Plenty of delicious local food to soak up the alcohol and our tour…

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Fernanda Gerber

I took the "Original Downtown Tour" and was pleasantly surprised at how INCREDIBLY AMAZING the tour was. The food was incredible and, even as a local, I got to know some new and great places I didn't know before. It is DEFINITELY one of the…

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Sophia Kardaras

I cannot possibly say enough good things about Amanda. She is the embodiment of going above and beyond and was such a pleasure, I might plan another trip to Puerto Vallarta just to bring other people on this trip. I could not imagine one …

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Mike Meazell

Hola Alex and Manuel you guys are the best. We recommend all their tours had a great time.

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Elisabeth Yorke

I was able to participate in two Vallarta Food Tours during my stay. They were both excellent under the guidance and expertise of Manuel. I would highly recommend both of these. They were the day taco and the evening taco tours. When I come…

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Jackie Browning

My partner and I took the original downtown food tour and it was incredible. The food choices were exactly what we were looking for and the food was as authentic as you can get. Our tour guide was Ana-Maria and she was wonderful. She was so…

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Teresa Biddick

Fantastic experience. Will definitely take the tour again.

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Ann Clipstone

My sister and I took the Mex-ology Tour one afternoon. Amanda our guide was very well informed and very entertaining. The tour is a tequila, taco and Mexican cocktail tour (and we also visited one brewery). The food tastings were excellent …

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Kathy Fohs-Gilbert

Loved the food on the tour, well worth the money. We got to visit many places you wouldn't go to unless you spoke the language. It was a great experience. We will go on one of the other tours when we go back. We did the downtown one.

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Renee Markert

We spontaneously went on our first Vallarta Food Tour a few years ago when walking by their office. The signage caught our eye so entered their office space and were set up to leave from there to meet our guide in Pitial. We enjoyed the mid…

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Amanda Mazzo

(Translated by Google) My husband and I celebrated our anniversary in Puerto Vallarta and I can not wait to return. Our guide, Amanda was very friendly and efficient – we felt like we were hanging out with a friend! We will definitely book …

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Marivel Mendoza

The Vallarta Food Tours is really the best route to go when visiting Puerto Vallarta. You are introduced to really some of the best dishes all through out town, places that I absolutely revisited after the tour. Another perk aside from all …

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Gordon Firth

We had a blast! The food was great of course but the knowledge of the guide was amazing. We really got to see Puerto Vallarta in ways that many never see. Make sure and wear your walking shoes! Not really long walks but the streets and …

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Robert Showell

Informative, fun, tasty and great value!

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Stephanie Watts

Best tour in PV!

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Betty Rucker

We LOVED our tour with Vallarta Food Tours! We were in Puerto Vallarta for the day as it was a stop on our cruise. Took a taxi from the cruise ship to the tour start, and then proceeded to eat our way through Puerto Vallarta! So many yummy …

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Sisko Martikainen

I have taken a Vallarta Food Tours tour several times, usually when friends come to visit. Each and every time has been an extremely enjoyable experience. In fact, I look forward to visitors so that I can take a tour again!

Whether you've …

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Erica Bearman

I had a wonderful almost personalized tour this past November – The Street Taco tour let's you experience the real food of the region and know which locations are amazing! The history of the family street food vendors is well worth the tour…

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Saara Kuure

We had an excellent time touring Pitillal with our guide. Since it wasn't our first trip to Puerto Vallarta, it was nice to get to tour around an area where locals live and work and learn more about life in the city. We visited various …

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Lee Sanders

My wife and I had a wonderful experience with Vallarta Food Tours on our last visit to the city. We feel much more "plugged in" to all the best meals Puerto Vallarta has to offer, thanks to our guide! Highly recommended, especially as an …

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Brandi Knepper

These tours are a fantastic experience for new visitors to Vallarta or seasoned veterans. The tour guides are knowledgeable and friendly and you really get a lot for the money you spend. We're coming back for more tours this year. …

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Sharon Barker

This is a fantastic tour! You get to sample foods, in places that you'd probably not initially go to as a tourist. Along the way you learn a bit of history. The food is wonderful and not run-of-the-mill tourist food, but authentic coastal …

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Steve Rowe

We really enjoyed our food tour with Vallarta Food Tours.

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Shar Amner

Great tour- Lobo was an awesome host.

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Mares Cribbins

Even though we've been uptown, downtown, back streets and around town for 20+ years, we were taken to new spots for us..spots we didn't know, and places we'd always wanted to stop in...It was well worth the small expense for the great tour…

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Maureen Mudie

Love the food tours, Young or old all enjoy......

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Jason Lyon

Had the pleasure of joining them for two tours....incredible tasty adventures each time. I look forward to experiencing again when I return to PV. I recommend you take a tour at the front of your holiday so that you can enjoy all the taco …

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Michael Young

A great experience with a knowledgeable guide. A good variety of food and drink and the first time we had tasted some of the street food and drink as all vendors had been checked out by Vallarta tours. A wonderful way to enhancxe a trip to …

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Laura Gomez Montalvo

I LOVED this tour that we took last year, our guide took us to so many little stands, that you might not even consider looking at, but as you can see, all the food we sampled was excellent. We even learned the right way to drink Tequila, we…

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Caitlin Laughlin

We took the original downtown tour and had a great time. Next time we are in PV we would definitely go again! We recommend to everyone who is visiting the area.

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Marilyn Khan

Thanks to the generosity of Paul and Lindsay, Purr Project has received several free Vallarta Food Tours coupons which we use as raffle prizes. They are very popular and, judging by the feedback I've gotten, people LOVE these tours. It's a …

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Kate Neckermann

If you only have time for one thing while visiting PV, do this! You get a great primer on the culture of the city, get to eat fantastic food, and get to hang out with one of the coolest tour guides** I've ever met.

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Sarah Hohmann

The best tour in Vallarta. I've been on 2 of the 3 tours, they are great for the whole family. Amazing food and drinks and the history lessons are great too!

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Kathleen Barry

My husband and I went on the Vallarta Food Tour when we were in Puerto Vallarta on our honeymoon. We had so much fun – it was wonderful getting to experience and explore the city while sampling food at places we never would have found on …

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J Martinez

Absolutely our favorite thing to do in PV! We've seen Amanda twice and it has been the highlight of our trip! The only was you'll go wrong is by not taking a tour with this group.

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Wayne Fiddler

Great time, saw part of traditional Vallarta that hard to do without this type of event

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carie pryor

A MUST do adventure while in Puerto Vallarta! Manuel, our guide was fun, entertaining, and very knowledgable. Enjoyed all the great food and the semi-tour of beautiful Vallarta.

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Caroline Paredes

Vallarta Food Tours was worth every penny! Make sure to take the tour early on during your Puerto Vallarta visit so you can make sure to visit all the awesome restaurants again and again during your stay!

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Eliezer Basse

A walking tour through the city streets of Puerto Vallarta, stopping at various food stands, vendors and restaurants, introduces one to the variety of different foods one can enjoy, outside of the known restaurants. A truly enjoyable …

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Mike Hais

We have been with Vallarta Food Tours on 3 occasions and have taken two of its tours--to Pitallal twice and to the downtown taco carts in downtown Puerto Vallarta twice. Our experience has been excellent on all trips. The guides were both …

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Jillian Goralski

Such a fun day! Highly recommended!

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Glenda Bland

We visited at least six taco stands in downtown Vallarta and each one was fantastic!! Our guide was so passionate and energetic and made the evening lots of fun – best way to find out about tacos!

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Tom Bird

We had a blast – great backdoor into food carts in Mexico

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Janine Sarmir

Wonderful experience on the tour ! Thanks to Vallarta Food Tours we enjoy the best tacos and treats in PV on every trip and know our way around town 🙂

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Ed Hooft

A wonderful way to explore PV. We've done 3 of the tours in the past 2 years.. Love it

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Christie Schwab

Family vacation with my 18 and 21 year old sons...WE ALL LOVED IT!! Definitely recommend!

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Samuel Woodward

Lobo was an excellent, knowledgeable guide that made it a lot of fun. Great food and cocktails, strongly recommended!

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Troy Petenbrink

I had a wonderful experience exploring the local cuisine with Vallarta Food Tours. It was well organized, educational and TASTY.

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Gwynne Rowe

Super fun and delicious taco tour! Highly recommend when you are in PV

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Debbie Hile

We have taken 3 tours with these guys, and they are great!! Highly recommend!!

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Larry Vosberg

We have done all of their food tours, some several times. A MUST DO when in PV!!

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Susan/Evan Chong/Miller

(Translated by Google) I love ❤️ is better !!

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me encanta ❤️ es mejor!!

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