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Cozumel Food Tour

  • 3-hour guided tour of the best eats on Cozumel
  • Sample authentic dishes at five spots where the island locals dine
  • Savor empanadas, indulge in succulent tacos and wash it all down with cold beer
Cozumel Food Tour
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Cozumel Food Tour
Pleasure your palate with meat-stuffed empanadas, succulent shrimp tacos and sweet Mexican pastries on a 3-hour culinary tour of Cozumel. Sample the exotic flavors of the idyllic island, noting the Mexican spice and Caribbean flair of the dishes due to Cozumel’s close proximity to Cuba. Immerse yourself in the culinary customs of the area as a knowledgeable guide takes you to five favorite local haunts to same fine Yucatan bites and beverages. Enjoy personalized attention and round-trip transportation on this intimate small group tour.
What to Expect
Greet your gastronomic guide in downtown Cozumel to commence your epicurean adventure. Relax during the comfortable minivan journey to a selection of authentic eateries and food stalls located off-the-beaten-track. Sample a classic Mexican empanada then savor the fresh flavor of a succulent shrimp filled taco, the fish in which was recently caught from the crystal clear water of Cozumel’s sea. Sip a refreshing cerveza as your guide explains how a combination of Caribbean and Yucatan culture influence Cozumel’s colorful cuisine. 

Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of an open-air market as you become acquainted with exotic spices, unfamiliar fruits and mouthwatering meat. Feel the buzz and bustle before journeying to an intimate and ambient family-run restaurant (cocina economica) for a simple yet sublime taste of regional fare. 

Conclude your gastronomic adventure with a visit to a Mexican bakery. Awaken your senses to the rich aromas of freshly baked bread and sweet pastries, and sip refreshing aqua fresca (a non-alcoholic drink of water and sweet fruit syrup) before returning to your minivan. Digest the knowledge gained on your cultural tour of Cozumel’s cuisine during the return journey to downtown Cozumel.
Reviews (360)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Just book it!

If you like amazing food and seeing other great cultures this is the tour for you! Gerry was phenomenal and our driver Martin was the best! The places he will take you are not what you will find on the main strip and that is...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Very interesting and fun

We really enjoyed our time with Gerry our guide Martín our driver. It felt like an episode of Anthony Bourdain’s show where a local shows you the “real” Cozumel. Very unlike what most Americans are used too, but it was very safe and fun. Awesome...More

Thank Robert77096
Reviewed 27 August 2018
Professional and worthwhile

We’ve been to Cozumel before and wanted to do something different. This tour was interesting with great food and local insight. Gerry was professional courteous and more of a host than a guide. Glad we did this!

Thank RiftSawn
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Excellent tour. Highlight of our stay. Discovered quaint restaurants with delicious food (and drinks) particular to this culture. Geraldo (our guide) was very knowledgeable and passionate and Favio (our driver) never kept us waiting.

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 14 August 2018
Excellent--family in August 2018

Excellent. I booked the tour for my mom and aunts. Some of their comments: delicious, well-organized, great knowledge of history and local cuisine, hidden gems/restaurants, very nice, educational, best grouper ever. Also, we had to change days at the last minute, and they were very...More

Thank amcquitty599
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14 April 2018|
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Response from Joselyn P | Reviewed this property |
the tour takes around 3 hours. it would depend on what time your ship departs.