Eat Your Way Through Vallarta in Comfort and Style

Small group tasting tour of Vallarta and Pitillal. Our luxurious 20-seat Mercedes Sprinter takes you to 6 delicious tasting locations, perfect for a filling brunch. Most of our stops are in downtown Puerto Vallarta but we also stop by a couple of culinary gems in the nearby pueblo of Pitillal.

We drive you around five fascinating neighborhoods: 5 de Deciembre, Versalles, Pitillal, Old Town and Downtown all the while sharing amusing stories, insights on emblematic places, and while tryinig Vallarta most iconic dishes!

  • This 4 hour van tour covers more ground than our walking tours and features our favorite restaurants, artisans, and street food vendors.
  • Ride in the comfort of our luxurious air-conditioned van. 
  • A dual-purpose food and sightseeing tour that covers about 20 miles in total.
  • Uncover where the locals really eat, drink and shop in Vallarta
  • Try the foods that shaped Mexico and learn how history has shaped the food we eat today.
  • Insider food and drink tips of PV
  • Try Carnitas in one of Vallarta's most iconic spots, and learn to spot the best Carnitas.
  • Learn the rules of tacos and how to order them
  • Enjoy mouthwatering regional cuisine from 6 different tasting locations.
  • Tasting includes a bottle of water and enough food for a satisfying lunch.


Tuesdays and Saturday


Departs at 10:30am


4.5 hours


15 people
1 tour guide


Tour takes place rain or shine


Comfortable clothing and shoes


Suitable for most ages and fitness levels


Air-Conditioned Mercedes Sprinter


6 tastings. expert tour guide, tasting map with insiders recommendations


$79 adults


Vallarta Food Tours offices


5 star company with over 7000 reviews




Barbacoa Tacos


Cochinita Pibil






Torta Ahogada

What to expect from this tour?

Why take this tour?

Delicious Dishes – Come hungry as you will be full by the end of this tour. Tasting locations include barbacoa tacos, tortas ahogadas, tamales, atole, aguas frescas, coffee, seafood tostada, birria tacos, and flan. We’ll even stop by a fresh-caught seafood market and a produce market.

Explore Banderas Bay. Our van tour is an excellent way to explore the best of Puerto Vallarta. Your tour guide will point out the landmarks we pass along the way and tell you a bit about the folklore and customs that make our region unique. You will also learn the story behind each of the delicious dishes you taste along the way. 

Discover Hidden Gems-Uncover where the locals really eat, drink and shop in Vallarta

Eat Vallarta Iconic Dishes- Try local favorites!

Insider Scoop- Insider look at 6 local vendors and entertaining stories of Vallarta rich history and culture!

Becoming a local in 3 Hours-Our goal is to give you a taste of local life from a local’s perspective! Food tours give you enough authenticity to feel like you’ve discovered something new, combined with a carefully planned itinerary to ensure the experience is safe and fun

Of the Beaten Path-Get a glimpse of daily life while tasting the best of what Vallarta has to offer. Avoid tourist traps and let us do the homework and dont miss out on Bucerias's best food

Good things come in small packages-Enjoy the intimacy of a small group

Food Heroes-Our restaurants are local legends, family-owned and often specialize in only one dish, which means the quality is high and the flavor is even better.


  1. Comfort And Style. If you prefer air conditioning or walking tours aren’t your thing this foodie excursion is the perfect alternative.  
  2. We Cover More Ground. Touring by van allows us to take you to 5 distinct downtown neighborhoods, and the nearby pueblo of Pitillal. 
  3. Foodie Fun. If your plan is to eat your way through Vallarta then this tour is for you. We will introduce you to the hidden gems you might not find on your own.
  4. #1 Tour in Vallarta out of 400 tours in TripAdvisor- We are the #1 ranked attraction on Google and TripAdvisor with a 5-star average with 4,000+ reviews and over 1 years of experience.
  5. Memories- Create unique memories that will last a lifetime.  
  6. Foodie Fun. If you love to eat this is the tour for you. Take your tour early in your vacation so that you can return to the spots you enjoyed most. Make a few new foodie friends along the way!  
  7. Experience Authentic Mexico. With over 1,000 restaurants to choose from in Bay it can be overwhelming to decide where to eat. We introduce you to the local gems serving the best regional cuisine our city has to offer.
  8. Foodie Discovery-Discover a locals foodie paradise in Versalles as you eat your way through famous restaurants and artisan hotspots
  9. Something For Everyone. This is the perfect shore excursion for your day at port, a fun way to spend a few hours outside of your all-inclusive and is ideal for anyone looking for a small-group tour that isn’t too touristy. We see a lot of snowbirds and expats on this tour too
  10. Foodie Fun. If you love to eat this is the tour for you. Take your tour early in your vacation so that you can return to the spots you enjoyed most. Make a few new foodie friends along the way!
  11. Learn through Food-You will learn the distinct and unique tastes of each of these regional dishes, native spirits, as well as learn about the process of how they are made and the importance to the Mexican Culture.
  12. Total Immersion-Immerse Yourself in Food, history and culture in 4 hours!

Tour highlights include:


Tour bookings can be changed to any date, different tour or turned into a gift certificate to use on a future date with no expirations even one hour before the tour! A change of plans is no problem!

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