Foodies heading the Puerto Rico should check out these notable culinary tours offering unique food-based excursions throughout the destination.
Here are Travel Agent’s top picks.
Old San Juan Walk & Taste Tour
This morning walking tour offers visitors both the tastes and sights of Old San Juan. Participants will stop by a local café for coffee, followed by pastries from a bakery favored by locals. The tour provides insight to the city’s history and architecture by featuring the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, La Fortaleza, El Morro Fortress and more. Tours are Monday through Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and on Sundays at 10 a.m. The tours run about 2.5 hours and costs $69 for adults and $59 for children ages 3-12. Children under three-year-old are free.
San Juan Drive Around Lunch Tour
This driving tour explores the hidden gems of the metro San Juan area. The goal of this tour is for visitors to sample delicious creations while learning about the history and architecture of each stop. The cuisine focuses on comida criolla, traditional Puerto Rican food which is a fusion of tastes from different cultures. It is offered from Monday through Saturday at 12 p.m. and on Sundays at 11 a.m. The 3.5-hour tours costs $119 for adults, $99 for children ages 3-12 . Children under three-years-old are free.
Sip & Savor Drinking Tour
Guides take travelers on an evening walking tour that offers travelers a taste of the Island’s most iconic drinks and sampling of Puerto Rican rums. Participants will have the opportunity to try cocktails created by Puerto Rico’s top mixologists. As stops are made, local dishes will be available for sampling. The walking tour is offered Monday through Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $79 per adult.
Spoon Food Tours
Spoon Food Tours is a top tour company in Puerto Rico that offers a variety of culinary adventures throughout San Juan. Culinary enthusiasts interested in learning more about the food and drink of the island can choose one of the daily tours, special event tours or customize a private tour. Spoon Food Tours™ is owned by the co-creators of the annual Puerto Rico Restaurant Week, Paulina Salach and Gustavo Antonetti. Agents should e-mail [email protected].