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Savor the culture and the cuisine of Quito on this Quito Culinary Tour and Cooking Class. Meet your guide, who will provide an all-access culinary pass to the city and head out to a market to see fresh fruits and vegetables. Then, visit one of the oldest bakeries in Quito and then learn how quesadillas are made before sampling the final product straight from the pan.

Next, navigate the back streets to southern Quito where you’ll get up close with iconic architecture on your way to a local Quito home for a chance to test your skills in the kitchen. Roll up your sleeves and learn how to make tamales and empanadas under the direction of an expert chef. Tuck into your culinary masterpieces with fellow travelers as you recount the day’s adventures and celebrate your Ecuadorian cooking victory.
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Urban Adventures Quito
Unlock the taste of Quito on this culinary and gourmet walking tour of the city. Sample rich tamales and freshly made pastries. Meet renowned chefs and artisan bakers who will highlight the secrets behind some of Equador’s most popular dishes. Learn about the historic architecture as you wander from place to place, before taking a class from one of Quito’s expert chefs. This small-group experience is ideal for travelers who want to learn more about the culture, the city and the cuisine of Quito.
  • Culinary tour in Quito including a Ecuadorian cooking class
  • Visit one of Quito's oldest bakeries and witness how they make some of Ecuador's traditional pastries
  • Take a cooking class with an expert chef and learn to cook some of Ecuador's traditional dishes such as tamales and empanadas
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Reviewed 4 July 2018
Outstanding Market Tour and Cultural Immersion

We met our guide, Jorge at the requested hotel and joined him in his car. We quickly felt like we were friends with Jorge, he was very knowledgeable about Quito’s history, culture, and food. We proceeded to the local farmers market where we took time...More

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Quito U, Guest Relations Manager at Urban Adventures Quito, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks again for travelling with us, we appreciate your kind words and hope to see you soon in the future, remember we always give you a Best.Day.Ever

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I have some people who want to join your class. Can you pls help me . I am from india. If you can send any kind of invitation that can support us pls help me . I have few clients who want to attend or...More

Thank Deepak K
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile
Fantastic culinary opportunity!

This was certainly one of our favorite experiences in Quito!!!! Pablo was awesome and made the excursion special. Seeing, feeling and tasting True Ecuador was an experience we will never forget. Getting to make empanadas with a Quito legend also made the trip out of...More

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Quito U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Urban Adventures Quito, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thank you so much for travelling with us.Hope to see you soon!!

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Fun, informative and delicious!

My family of 4 (hubby and two teen boys) did this tour on April 2 with Pablo as our guide. We all really enjoyed it! We visited Santa Clara market, and then went to a bakery to see how they make cheese quesadillas and other...More

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Quito U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Urban Adventures Quito, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

We are really happy that you enjoyed this adventure, Quito and food is one of the most wonderful things you can get in this part of the world. Hope to see you soon on any our our Urban Adventures around the world.

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Fun and foooodddddd!!!! Local and yummy

I had a great time discovering Quito from the 'inside', not just because we stopped over very peculiar places to eat some local delicacies, but we ended up cooking in a private house with a lovely family. It was too funny, I felt I was...More

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Quito U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Urban Adventures Quito, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we will make sure that Pablo gets all the cheers!! Hope to see you soon on one of our Urban Experiences around the world.

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