The Street - An Evening Taco Adventure Tour

Established 2013

LOCAL FOOD. LOCAL PLACES. LOCAL PEOPLE.

The Street – An Evening Taco Adventure Food Tour

As recommended by 99% of our guests on TripAdvisor

3½ hours

DURATION

8

TASTINGS

$49

STARTING PRICE

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What to expect from this Tour?

One-of-a-kind Food Tastings   The Street – An Evening Taco Adventure,  explores the night street foods of Vallarta.  While strolling the Emiliano Zapata, Centro (downtown) and 5 de Diciembre neighborhoods, you will sample an amazing variety of authentic regional eats. Full portion samples, enough for a satisfying dinner, are included in the ticket price. Authentic tasting locations include pozole, sopes, churros, marlin quesadillas and the star of the show – Tacos! We stop at four unique taco stands including: Carne Asada, Al Pastor and more adventurous tastings!  Come explore the sights, sounds, and energy of Vallarta’s nighttime culinary scene and hit The Street! All Tasting Locations are featured to the right of this page.

A Unique Cultural & Historical Experience  Between tastings, you’ll receive a behind-the-scenes look at the neighborhoods, including a brief bus ride through Centro (downtown). Nervous about taking a local bus in Mexico? Don’t worry! Our trusted guides show you how it’s done! After the tour you will feel comfortable exploring Vallarta by bus.  Your informative guide will also talk about street food customs: how to order, how to pay and the secrets of how to find a quality taco stand. You will learn about the history of the authentic dishes and their ingredients, the owners and their unique stories and how they make Vallarta’s culinary scene stand out.

Who should take this tour?

Anyone interested in a fun and unique tour experience. This tour is ideal for taco and street food lovers interested in exploring the vibrant streets of Vallarta at night. Also for those adventurous food lovers who know that some of the best food in the world is found on the street! No matter if you are visiting for one day or live here full-time, this guided walking tour is one of the top things to do in Vallarta. Eat wonderfully delicious regional foods. Explore the sights and sounds of beautiful Vallarta. Experience the streets come alive at night!

Why take this tour?

The Street Taco Tour uncovers typical Vallarta street foods at night. We visit stands known and loved by locals, stands that have been around for generations.  You’ll experience the life of a local as you stroll the streets of Vallarta, stopping to eat outside, alongside regulars. In addition to street food, we visit two of Vallarta’s oldest cenaduria restaurants, both proudly family-owned. The Street leaves you feeling more connected to Vallarta’s street food scene. After The Street Tour, you will feel more comfortable continuing to explore this wonderful city and its culinary magic. This tour is not recommended for vegetarians.

Buen Provecho!

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For those that want to experience Vallarta's best street food.

LOCAL PLACES. LOCAL PEOPLE. LOCAL FOOD.

TOUR INFORMATION:

HOW MUCH: $49 adults, $53 with beer add-on, $39 children under 13

WHEN: Tuesday and Thursday – Mondays at 6:30 pm

(Private tours are available other dates and times. Email us for more information in our private group page)

DURATION: 3½ hours

WHATS’S INCLUDED: All food tastings and guide

WHO: All age groups with moderate physical condition, must be able to be on your feet for the majority of the three and a half hours.. Not recommended for vegetarians.

CAPACITY:10

DISTANCE COVERED:   1.3 mile, around the Emiliano Zapata and 5 de Diciembre neighborhoods.

Note: this tour includes a 10-minute bus ride

WHAT TO WEAR: Comfortable clothing and shores

WEATHER CONDITIONS: Tour takes place rain or shine

WHERE: Tour begins in the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood. (exact location provided with ticket purchase)

TASTING LOCATIONS:

Delicious specialties served on the The Street – An Evening Taco Adventure Food Tour

  • Güeros Fish Tacos – A local favorite, this family-owned restaurante has been serving up best fish tacos and seafood in Puerto Vallarta for generations.
  • La Tía – Serving one of the best Marlin Tacos in the bay
  • Tacos Memo – Serving that good old standby of street tacos, Carne Asada, made in a different and delicious way! Top it off with fresh homemade salsa!
  • Tacos Yánez – Juan Carillo Yánez started up this taco stand 40 years ago serving the best cabeza tacos around. His grandson, Sergio, now has the reigns. They still sell out nightly.
  • Cenaduria – The oldest cenaduria in Vallarta, serving up some of Vallarta’s best pozole and and other traditional dishes.
  • El Patio – We enjoy a great copita of Mezcal from Oaxaca in a great open-air patio hidden in a beautiful neighborhood of Gringo Gulch.
  • Tacos al Pastor – No taco tour is complete without the Taco Al Pastor. Served only at night, Al Pastor is not only delicious but a treat to witness.
  • Churros – Freshly made-to-order, churros are one of the most fun and delicious street foods in Mexico. A perfect way to end The Street tour on a sweet note.

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS:

  • We CAN provide substitutions for vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free and seafood allergies on this tour.
    Required substitutions must be indicated in advance at time of ticket purchase.
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