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Food Tour of San José
  • English and Spanish
  • 5 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Immerse yourself in a new world of flavour discovering the delicious gastronomy of Costa Rica on this food tour of San José. Explore the streets of the Escalante district and indulge in local delicacies!

Food Tour of San José

On the evening of your tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Escalante district, located in the east of San José. This neighbourhood has become a cultural and culinary paradise in recent years... what better place to discover the gastronomy of Costa Rica?

You'll head down Calle 33, a lively street in Escalante that has come to be known as the "Paseo Gastronómico La Luz", or "La Luz Gastronomy Street", as it is home to the city's highest concentration of restaurants. 

The food tour will make three stops along the route where you'll have the opportunity to taste San José's most delicious dishes and most traditional recipes to really get a feel for Costa Rica's culinary culture. Hope you're hungry!

As well as eating tasty food and learning all about San José's gastronomy, you'll also have the opportunity to admire the different architectural styles that make this area of the city so fascinating.

At the end of your food tour of the Costa Rican capital, you'll be dropped back off at your hotel.

Important information

Children under 12 years old may not participate in this tour.


Per person (over 12 years old)
US$ 79
  • Per person (over 12 years old)

    US$ 79

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5 hours.


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



Professional English and Spanish speaking guide.

Guided tour of the Escalante district and the Paseo Gastronómico La Luz.

Tasting of typical Costa Rican food.

When to book?

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

You can book up to 4 days before (San José local time) if there are still places available.


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.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 79
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 4 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 4 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.