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Madrid: Authentic Spanish Food Tour

Product ID: 228241
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An exciting off-the-beaten-path 3-hour walking food tour with a local in Madrid. Explore the best authentic Spanish food, as you encounter only the best high-quality local foods from independent traders. Sample what few other guides can show you!
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Start your foodie experience with a traditional and delicious chocolate and churros
  • Walk around a historical local market, talking to the sellers and sampling their best products
  • Taste some great wine to learn about the different varieties Spain proudly produces
  • Learn about traditional Spanish gastronomy with the best ingredients available
  • Finish your food adventure with a drink and a tapas at a local bar where tourists do not go
Full description
You will meet your guide near the Embajadores Metro Station, from where you can breathe the authentic Madrileño atmosphere far from tourist traps and cliches. From there you will be taken to enjoy a typical breakfast or snack of chocolate con churros at a local bar before hitting the market.

Once there, you can chat and share experiences about Spanish cuisine and lifestyle. This is the daily shopping area for all Spaniards, and you will be able to get in touch with the true local shopping traditions. You can talk to the sellers about the typical products of each area of ​​Spain, including seasonal products and where they come from, how to distinguish different qualities, and how to cook them to create the best dishes.

You will learn more about the most beloved Spanish foods, including wine, cheese, ham, and olive oil. These are some of the things you will enjoy learning about on this trip, ranging from the most famous to secrets that the Spanish keep at home.

Following the visit to the market, you will visit a traditional bar to taste a typical tapas and a drink. This is a popular tradition throughout Spain and one that is famous all around the world. By then, you will already have enough knowledge about Spanish cuisine to enjoy Madrid and return home with a sweet, lingering aftertaste.
  • Host in your chosen language (Spanish, English or Italian)
  • Breakfast tasting of chocolate and churro
  • Tasting in the market of Spanish DOO cheeses, hams, sausages, olives, extra virgin olive oil, vermouth, and a glass of wine (white or red)
  • A beer with a tapa per person at the bar
  • Taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Products not included in the previous section
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Outside "La Rinconada" bakery shop, just outside the Embajadores metro station exit.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Some products might change according to season and availability
• If you have any special dietary requirements, please communicate it when booking
• Some products on the menu contain alcohol, gluten, meat, fish, pork, and dairy, and may contain traces of nuts or seafood
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Product ID: 228241