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Lima Food Tour
Activities in Lima

Lima Food Tour

  • English and Spanish
  • 4 hours

Enjoy incredible Peruvian cuisine and discover the flavours and history of the city on this food tour around downtown Lima.

Lima Food Tour

We'll meet in the morning in Miraflores, outside the Terrua Coffee Shop, and start our mouth-watering food tour around downtown Lima. Our first stop will be the meeting point itself, where we'll talk about the role of coffee in Peruvian society, its history over the centuries and how it has become one of the best-loved coffees in the world. Plus, you'll get to try it for yourself!

After the coffee tasting, we'll take the famous Metropolitano and head downtown, where our next stops will be at the Mercado Central (central market) and the Barrio Chino (Chinatown). Thanks to the arrival of Chinese immigrants in the 1850s, Lima has a thriving Chinese-Peruvian culture and gastronomy is a key part of this. You'll be able to try the fusion of Chinese elements with traditional Peruvian ingredients, known as Chifa. Plus you'll be able to try the typical "chicha morada", a drink made from purple corn.

Next, we'll see some of the most emblematic places in the city, such as the Legislative Palace and the Basilica and Convent of San Francisco. Close by, we'll visit the Taberna Cordano, a traditional bar that's over a century old. Here we'll try delicacies such as churros and papas rellenas (stuffed potatoes) or papa a la huancaina (potatoes with a yellow creamy, chilli sauce), and we'll wash it all down with a traditional Pisco Sour.

Once we've tried the incredible cuisine on offer in the city, we'll end our tour by travelling back to Miraflores.

Important Information

You must be 18 years or over to participate in this tour.

Are you a ceviche lover? Want to try delicious churros? Then the Peruvian Food Tour is for you!

Price

Per person
US$ 40
  • Per person

    US$ 40

More Information

Duration

4 hours.

Language

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

Professional, English speaking guide.

Food tastings.

Public transport.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 40
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Cafetería Terrua

Cancellations

Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.