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Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours

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Mexico City's Centro Historico is where it all unfolds: centuries-old buildings decorated with saints carved in stone; churches that once housed cloistered nuns; family-run fondas dishing out home-style classics just as they have for more than a...more
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have been on food tours around the world, including Montreal, Florence, and LA. This was one of the best. Our guide, Paco, was knowledgeable about both the history of CDMX and food which greatly enhanced the experience. His selection of stops provided a broad...More

1  Thank John S
CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to see the stamps you...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Paco, is a gentleman and scholar; a veritable font of information about the food and history of Mexico City. He calmly showed us the secret treasures amidst the chaos of the city's market, La Merced, and we then walked to Sonoran and...More

1  Thank Steve L
CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk. We take pride in working with people who are very knowledgable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

An amazing way to experience the overwhelming, incredible food scene of Mexico City. We loved our guide and had some of the best bites of our trip on this tour.

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

I very much enjoyed this tour. Paco was really knowledgeable and took us to some really interesting places I never would have found on my own. His knowledge of the food, the vendors and the markets was really interesting. My one piece of feedback is...More

Thank Jessica A
CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the walk! Your feedback is very important to us and we take it very seriously. We look forward to having you with us again soon in any of our cities.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

The boat ride through the canals was peaceful, beautiful, and interesting. Seeing the chinampas first hand and then going to the market and sampling some of the delicious foods was a memorable experience. Our guide Ricardo was knowledgeable about the history of the chinampas and...More

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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

We really enjoyed the tour of the Merced and Jamaica markets, and our guide Paco was great. The food was delicious for the meat-eaters, but the vegetarian options were pretty basic. The only reason I hesitate to recommend this is the price: for $120 USD-ish...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our walk. We take the narrative of the culture and cuisine of the neighborhoods we visit along with the insight our expert local guides provide as seriously as the food samples, although it can be difficult...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

This market tour of Mercado Merced and Jamaica was a wonderful way to get to know more of the food culture of Mexico in an engaged five hour walking tour. We know CDMX reasonably well but wanted to enhance our knowledge. We'd already done one...More

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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We had a brilliant experience. This was a great way to get under the skin of CDMX and its food culture. Paco, our guide was outstanding, he’s extremely knowledgable but also great fun. He really made the day! Thoroughly recommended. CDMX can be intimidating but...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk. We take pride in working with people who are very knowledgable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

We were on a family women’s trip—8 women/3 generations. This food tour seemed like a perfect way to spend one of our days. Because of the price we thought we would be sampling top notch food from a variety of places. That was not the...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We very much enjoyed our tour of Xochimilco with Paco. He's an expert guide - relaxed, friendly, and provides a wealth of information without overwhelming. Any sort of question we had, be it about food, history, current politics, Paco was able to provide an informative...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Mexico City Walks - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk. We take pride in working with people who are very knowledgable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to...More

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Hi, thanks so much for your interest in our culinary walks. Our "Market Watch: Feasting on the Building Blocks of Mexican Cooking" culinary walk would be best fit. You can read about it and book directly on our Culinary... More
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Hi. We are fully booked until January 2nd when we do have space on our Jamaica Mercado walk! We would love to have you with us then... Madeleine at Culinary Backstreets
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