Flavors of Old San Juan Food Tour

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  • 3 hr

Join your host for a 3 hour culinary exploration of staples like single-origin Puerto Rican coffee, Caribbean sourced chocolate, street food and mojitos or piña coladas. Try the iconic dish "mofongo"...all with the cobblestone streets and colorful facades of the city’s oldest neighborhood as your backdrop. Your tour also includes historical and cultural information of Old San Juan.   Everything is included in the ticket price - food, 1 cocktail and a historical walking tour. Get a taste for the authentic flavor and culture of Puerto Rico while dining across a handful of local mom & pop restaurants (alcohol/dietary subs accommodated).

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Flavors Food Tours - San Juan

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Stop At: Old San Juan

Taste the local cuisine on a food tour of Old San Juan! Grab a bite of Puerto Rico’s rich culinary history on this small-group tour amidst one of the island’s most beautiful and historic neighborhoods, Old San Juan. This Puerto Rico food tour offers an intimate introduction to the dishes and flavors that make the country’s cooking so unique. Start your tour at either 10am, 3pm or 5pm from a central meeting point in the atmospheric neighborhood of Old San Juan. As you proceed on foot to your first tasting, immerse yourself in the area’s breathtaking French and Spanish architecture, some of which is more than 500 years old, listening as your guide explains the history of the location. After arriving at your first tasting stop, have a few delicious bites and learn about the diverse culinary influences, including Spanish, African and indigenous cuisines, that give Puerto Rican food its distinctive flavor. During your excursion you’ll sample sofrito, a delicious sauce often used as a base for other Puerto Rican dishes, and learn how to make mofongo, a local staple dish made with fried plantains. Top that off with rice and beans, Puerto Rican rum, and enjoy something extra sweet for dessert. Finish your gastronomic adventure with our handy guidebook and map, plus the knowledge and know-how to explore the colorful colonial architecture of Old San Juan.

Stop At: Paseo de la Princesa

A boardwalk promenade in Old San Juan.

Stop At: La Puerta de San Juan

The only remaining gate of the six that surrounded San Juan.

Stop At: Parque de las Palomas

A small outdoor park with scenic views.

Stop At: Calle del Cristo

Shopping area of Old San Juan filled with cobblestone streets.

Stop At: Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud

Small historic chapel visited along the walking tour.

Stop At: Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista

This Old San Juan cathedral is Puerto Rico's grandest religious building, and one of its most important.

Stop At: Plaza de Armas

One of the main squares in San Juan, it was designed to serve as the original main square for the city.

Stop At: La Muralla

An iconic city wall nearly 400 years old.
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