Antigua Street Food Tour

Antigua Street Food Tour

Starting from:


per person
Duration: 3 Hours
Languages: English, Spanish
Starts at: 2da Calle Poniente 2, Antigua, Guatemala
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled Water
  • All Food and Drinks
  • Local Tour Guide
  • Guide Tip

Tour Overview

Join us on our delightful street food tour as we take to explore all our favorite places in Antigua. We can get to know a culture through its gastronomy by tasting food creations influenced over thousand years as proof of the richness of its roots. We will move us around the colonial city streets of Antigua, visiting the most authentic and traditional food locations, from trustable friends that had shared their heritage over generations, caring with love to see people coming back for more. We will have a variety of salty and sweets through five to six different locations. Along the way, learn about Antigua’s relevance. Certain food restrictions will be accommodated.

Our journey begins at Casa Mandarina, a cozy starting point. From there, we’ll dive into the heart of Antigua’s food culture.
Please Consider *the order of stops and places may change according to availability and preferences as well as food restrictions. The Itinerary is focus on providing a balance of local and modern influence.



Casa Mandarina

Casa Mandarina is located at 2da Calle Poniente 2, Antigua

Stop 1

Wheat and Coffee

We'll kick off our tour with a visit to a beloved local coffee shop, where we can enjoy coffee from local families. After almost 500 years of Spanish influence we have learned and improved the techniques and different baking recipes, becoming so well accepted and so popular that we have bakeries almost every 2 corners from which we can highlight "Cuchi Cuchi", "El Viejo Café ", "Doña Luisa Xicotencatl".

Stop 2

Corn or Maize Products

The domestication of corn was done 8,000 years ago, it changed our history and the basis of our gastronomy, we definitely have to Savor the products made with the most relevant ingredient of all in the Mayan culture, we can choose between the treasures made with Mayan gold like Tamalitos or Chuchitos, Dobladas or Tamales. Vegetarian and vegan options are available.

Stop 3


Delight yourself with the exotic fruits of Guatemala, we will try one or two different fruits, depending on the season they can be Jocotes, Rambután, Chico, Anona, Paterna, Pitaya or Zapote. These are seasonal fruits that will delight your palate with their unique flavors.

Stop 4

Market - Street Food Zone

We will walk to Comedores to explore the food area inside the market, where we could taste traditional recipes from Pepian, Jocon, Revolcado or Pulique* which are thick and rich sauces or soups even compare to stew texture, accompanied by tortilla.

Stop 5

Traditional Sweets

Visit a candy stand and sample traditional Guatemalan sweets, from Tamarindo balls, Guava sweets, or Canillitas de Leche. These sweet treats have a rich history influenced by Spanish traditions as they introduced sugar cane to the region.

Stop 6

La Merced

La Merced street food spot is fantastic. One of the most popular food areas in Antigua sets up outside Iglesia de la Merced where you can enjoy some of the best street food surrounded by locals. We will delight from options as traditional Atol, Rellenitos or Tostadas with guacamole/beans /tomato sauce. These dishes provide a taste of the region's culinary heritage.

Stop 7


Our last stop but not the least will be, depending on your preference we will cheers with eather 4Oz of artisanal beer at the Arch Street or a Chocolate at the cacao museum. In any of these scenaries we will have the perfect chance to share our suggestions for pubs, restaurants or any other interest you may have for the rest of your trip.

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Key Details

3 Hours
English, Spanish
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled Water
  • All Food and Drinks
  • Local Tour Guide
  • Guide Tip
  • 3 Hours
  • English, Spanish
  • Street Food and Drinks
  • Mobile Tickets Accepted
  • Pickup Offered

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Inform if physical or medical restrictions
  • Closed comfortable shoes
  • Hat, sun block and sun glasses recommended
  • This activity can be customized for private tour. Please call or email us.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.