Playa del Carmen Walking Food Tour

3 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


This is an authentic local experience in local Mexican food. Perfect for couples, groups of friends, or families. We walk through the main artery of the city to fill us with typical flavors and smells of Mexico: street stations and restaurants that the locals frequent. A unique and incomparable experience with a knowledgable guide that accompanies you in this three-hour tour around the city, typically away from tourist places. If you have an adventurous spirit and want to taste the authentic flavors of Mexico and it's people, this is the tour for you. Join us!


  • Beverages
  • Food Tasting
  • Local Bilingual Guide
  • Street Art of Playa del Carmen
  • Tips for Local Restaurant Waiters
  • History of Playa del Carmen and Surroundings
  • Vegetarian Option Available

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Eating With Carmen Food Tours, Avenida Juarez with 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen 77712 Mexico

Meeting point

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Playa Del Carmen, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

We continue on our way to have some locally handmade quesadillas with a special surprise ingredient!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fruit Stand, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

We’ll stop by a family-run market where they stock hard-to-find and seasonal fruits, vegetables and fresh-squeezed juices, where you’ll be able to learn all about these exotic foods from your expert guide.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Taqueria Gomez, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

We are on our way again to a locally-operated fruit and veggie market, which houses many exotic fruits that are typical to Mexican farming and cuisine. It is at this market, located in downtown Playa del Carmen, where we are going to try local fruit juices, which is also a typical refreshment the locals enjoy daily. Afterward, your guide will lead you towards one of the best Taquerias in town, at which point tacos are served!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Biblioteca Municipal Leona Vicario, Av Benito Juárez MZA 09, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

We walk through this plaza to find some tacos al pastor at one of our favorite food stands.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: ANTOJITOS Playa del Carmen, Avenida 30 Mz. 43 Int. Lt. 5 Loc. 2, Playa del Carmen Centro, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

At this stop we'll try some mole.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: PALETERIA Y NEVERIA PUREPECHA, Av Benito Juárez MZA 9, Centro, 77713 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

We'll finish the tour with some local popsicles and icecreams.

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tours are held rain, shine, and in all temperatures year round. We reserve the right to cancel a tour due to weather if safety is threatened.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Stringent Cleaning - Hand sanitizer will be available to all of our guests at all times during the activities.
  • Social Distancing - Guests will stay at a safe 4-foot distance during all points of the tour. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE.
  • Wellness Checks - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free. If you or anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.
  • - IMSS Certification – Our guides are certified by the Mexican Social Security Institute IMSS on the health & safety procedures for Covid-19. - WTTC Certification – Our company is certified Safe Travels by the World Travel & Tourism Council.
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

I needed to see a different side of Mexico outside of the Tourist traps. This your was very nice. I would recommend giving it a try.

May 2022

I did the tour with Alex and it was outstanding. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and spoke excellent English. The places we visited were beyond amazing. My 2 favorites were Antojitos Playa del Carmen near the corner of 30 Ave N and 2nd N - the enchilada in their in-house mole sauce was beyond...

May 2022

The tour itself was really good. Food was great and you got to see some great art work and learn some history about the Mexican people. The only downfall on this tour is that the cost is to high.

April 2022

We did the tour with Alex. On top of being super friendly and gracious, Alex was also super knowledgeable and thought us a lot about the Mayan's and Mexican history. The food itself was really good and the entire experience was wonderful. I would strongly recommend it! Thanks Alex! And good luck ...

April 2022

I enjoyed the food and enjoyed even more the historical and cultural knowledge that Indra added to the gustatory pleasures. It was the perfect tour to get to know the downtown area of Carmen del Playa and to get oriented to how to eat well in the area! I loved finding out that the roots of el pas...

April 2022

Great way to sample local, authentic restaurants/food stands. You go off the beaten path to out of the way places where the locals are eating. You won’t find most of these on your own. We went back to the ones we liked best!

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