Guadalajara private market food tour

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Taste the vibrant cuisine of Mexico like a local on this private tour of Guadalajara’s Mercado Libertad, a vast food market that is the largest of its kind in Latin America. Follow your guide through the many indoor streets to discover more than 500 stalls offering hidden culinary gems. Try local specialities like barbacoa, tortas ahogadas and birria, and learn about Guadalajara’s rich food heritage. Additionally, you will get to admire the fundamental city landmarks such as the Cathedral and Teatro Degollado. To guarantee a personalized, high-quality experience only you and your travel companions will participate. You will be led by a private guide who has been visiting the market for decades.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Diego Hannon

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Stop At: Mercado San Juan de Dios

This gigantic market is vibrant! So get ready for a fully-immersive experience of engagement with Guadalajara's working-class culture. Since this is a private tour, we can go at our own pace. Make sure to bring cash in mxn pesos so you can get whatever you like! There is an endless diversity of souvenirs, crafts and products. We can take as long as you whish to buy anything you need. As part of the culinary experience we will try 1. tortas ahogadas, 2. tacos de barbacoa, 3. traditional candies, 4. exotic local fruits. Vegan and vegetarian choices are also available upon request.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nueve Esquinas

This plaza connects nine streets and is home to the city's oldest restaurants. The house specialty at Nueve Esquinas is birria, a juicy and delicious hearty meat stew, served with hand-made tortillas, cilantro, onions, lemon and salsa.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Guadalajara Cathedral

We will also have a chance to visit the Cathedral and its surrounding plazas and landmarks. Remember: since this is a private tour at any point we can stop and take a break, get coffee/ice cream, or take as many photographs as you need. As we walk and explore, I will give you an introduction to the city's history, architecture and local culture.

Duration: 30 minutes
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