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Lima: Historic Center Street Food & Old Taverns Experience

Product ID: 164493
Learn about the main historical sites and discover the architectural landmarks of Peru’s capital on this walking street food tour. Sample 13 types of food & drink — all of which are popular on-the-go dining options among locals.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the main architectural landmarks of Peru’s capital
  • Embark on a unique streetfood tour taking place in the main place of Lima
  • Support a local nonprofit fighting anemia and taking this tour
  • Taste delicious food in some of Lima's oldest taverns
Full description
Enjoy a 4 hour-long street food tour with this in the historic center of Lima. Meet with your local guide in front of the restaurant Soperos Unidos, your first stop of the day. 

During the tour, stop by some of the most classic, but also the more contemporary resto-bars of Lima city center to have a taste of the popular “comida al paso”. While discovering tasteful local delicacies such as chilcano, churros, or anticuchos, you’ll be learning more about the important historical facts which took place in this specific area of the city, as well as interesting facts regarding the economy and daily life in Peru. In the main square, known as "Plaza de Armas", appreciate some of the most impressive and architectural monuments — heritage left by the Spanish conquerors.
  • Food tastings
  • Drinks - beer, water, and local juice
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
If you have a dietary restriction please let the supplier know in order to accommodate the itinerary based on your needs.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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We arrived 10 minutes early and the guide was already there and waiting for us. She started our tour right away. We wandered all around the historic district trying a number of savory and sweet treats, as well as several nice drinks. Our guide Diana was very knowledgeable about the history of the area as well as telling us lots about local foods in Lima. We had an awesome time on the tour and we would highly recommend it. We do food tours in most cities we visit and this one was one of the best. Make sure to come hungry.

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February 17, 2020

Not kidding...come hungry!

What a great evening in Lima! The first "bite" was the best churro that we had ever tasted in our lives! Our guide was knowledgeable and interesting as she led us around the city, stopping in at different unique locations to eat authentic foods and drinks. At the end of the tour, we were all overly stuffed, but could not stop talking about the fun, food and interesting people we had met. Emilie, in the office, was overly kind and professional, giving us all the information that we needed before the event. Our driver was prompt and safe. We would definitely recommend this to anyone who likes a perfect evening on the town, learning about Lima.

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March 29, 2019

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Exquisito Peru – Food Tours

Product ID: 164493