Lunch Food Tour in San Telmo: Sherpa Food Tours

3 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 8
Mobile ticket


Our tour is about eating amazing local food, in great locations, while you have some great wine and get to meet fellow travelers and our local guides. Isn't this what traveling is suppose to be all about?

Join our San Telmo tour and combine your appetite for the best flavors in BA with your hunger for the best sightseeing. Yes! You’ll eat like a champion, including staples of local cuisine, while you discover the oldest neighborhood in town. Argentine tradition will pour through all your senses.

In just a few hours, we’ll cover 5 gastronomic stops and sample local cuisine. We’ll meet up in a cafe that has been around since the 1850’s and make our way to the iconic San Telmo market... when people say they want a local experience, this is what they mean!

We believe that the best way to experience any culture is through amazing food, stunning locations and lovely company... so we provide just that!

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  • 3.5 hour walking tour with a local guide
  • Taste 8+ amazing & authentic Argentine cuisine
  • Visit 4-6 local establishments from hole in the wall to fine dining...
  • Wine tasting

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza Dorrego, 400 Huberto 1, Buenos Aires Argentina

We will start the food tour at one of the most famous "cafes notables", the most famous and traditional bars in town.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casa Minima, Pasaje San Lorenzo, 380, Buenos Aires 1065 Argentina

Our second stop will be a modern "bodegon". This are old style restaurants where you can find the most traditional dishes in Buenos Aires.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mercado de San Telmo, Defensa 963, Buenos Aires Argentina

At the Mercado de San Telmo we will stop in the best grill in the market. We will continue walking around the market and discover all the small shops.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: El Zanjon de Granados, Calle Defensa 755 San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1065AAM Argentina

We will end the tour in the oldest restaurant in town. It has been awarded the price to the most traditional restaurant in Latin America for 2020.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that this is a walking tour. Its important that guests can easily walk an average of 5 blocks in between restaurants.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 8 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
April 2023

A truly wonderful tour in the gastronomic heart of San Telmo. Kathe was extremely knowledgeable about the key places and things to do and try in and around Argentina's vast country and beyond and in doing so, she captivated us with her phenomenal story telling while we enjoyed the amazing local f...

April 2023

Kate was a fantastic guide. We got so much history of the area and the food. The food market was a highlight. Highly recommend!

April 2023

Highly recommend this tour, sampled some great local food (loved the Tamales from the market, as well as the bide de chorizo) and drink, and Kate was a fantastic guide.

April 2023

Kate was a wonderful guide, explaining to us about the food and also the history and culture of Buenos Aires. Well worth doing the tour and trying so many types of food and drinks.

April 2023

Highly recommended. This food and drink tour of San Telmo was fantastic. Kate spent four hours with us touring San Telmo and introduced us to her favorites while answering all our questions.

March 2023

I’ve done food tours in a number of cities and thought this was one of the best. The food was delicious at every restaurant, with good variety, and we explored some beautiful corners of San Telmo. Our guide was kind and knowledgeable, and spoke excellent English. We were in a small group and real...

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