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6 Best Cancun Food Tours To Book in 2023

If you’re looking for the ultimate Cancun food tours to enjoy on your trip, you’ve landed on the right page. Check out the best experiences to stuff yourself with tacos and tequila! 

Eating is 50% of any Mexican trip’s success. The local cuisine is world-renowned for a reason! And Cancun might be the best place in Quintana Roo to try the immense variety of taco flavors, tortillas, and traditional delicacies, as there’s a great (great!) offer of food. 

There are plenty of things to do in Cancun, but if you’re interested in discovering new local dishes and learning about the culinary traditions of Cancun, your best bet is joining a food tour that includes all the meals and also a knowledgeable, foodie guide

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Check out this post to find the best Cancun food tours out there, and enjoy a fantastic (and delicious) experience. 

I usually use Viator and Get Your Guide when booking tours around the world, and I especially recommend them because of their fantastic cancelation policy. If for any reason your travel plans change, you can get a full refund by canceling most activities up to 24 hours in advance. 

The Very BEST Food Tour in Cancun

The 3-in-1 Street Food Tour is the ultimate Cancun food tour, as you’ll get to spend half a day exploring the city’s culinary gems. You’ll visit markets, eateries, and street food stalls while indulging in traditional bites that go from BBQ to tacos and refreshments. 

This tour also includes: Transfers and bottled water. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

The Best Taco Tours in Cancun

➤ This 5-Stop Taco Tour with Local Beer is specially designed for taco lovers. You’ll spend over 4 hours traveling around Cancun and trying all sorts of tacos, from the classic Al Pastor to some traditional varieties from  Yucatan and Mexico City. 

This tour also includes: Four beers, a churro, skip-the-line access, and transfers. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

➤ This Taco Tour with City Tour and Tequila is great for those with limited time, as it takes less than 3 hours. In this Cancun taco tour, you’ll get to sample a great variety of tacos paired with beverages, and end the tour on a sweet note by having dessert in a park. 

You’ll then visit a craft market, where you can buy souvenirs or taste samples of mezcal and tequila (or bring a bottle back home with you!) It’s one of the best food tours in Cancun if you adore tacos. 

This tour includes: Alcoholic beverages and all food tastings. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

A Food Tour for Spirits Lovers

The Guided Mexican Food & Spirits Tour is a fantastic option to dive into Cancun’s culinary world. You’ll visit 3 different restaurants where you’ll try 8 different local dishes, and also taste tequila, mezcal, and a very popular Mayan liquor. 

You’ll also learn about the traditional cuisine from your guide, and get to listen to live Mariachi music. 

This tour also includes: Roundtrip transportation from your hotel. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Mezcal Tasting Class in Cancun

If you’re more into spirits than actual food, you’ll enjoy greatly the Mezcal Tasting Master Class. You’ll dive into the world of Mezcal, one of the most traditional Mexican drinks, and learn all about it from your guide. In the meantime you’ll get to taste craft mezcal samples paired with tapas.    

This tour also includes: The option to choose a private tour, and water. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Lucha Libre, Tacos & Beer Tour

For a more comprehensive experience, book the Lucha Libre, Tacos & Beer Tour. You’ll start your experience by learning about the history of Lucha Libre and watching a match, followed by a variety of food and snack tastings that include tacos, guacamole, and popcorn. 

You’ll even get to make your own tortilla, and enjoy beer and margarita tastings with your food, as well as a variety of tequila shots. 

This tour also includes: A visit to the night market, a Lucha Libre mask, and transfers. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Cancun Food Tours FAQ

What is the best food tour in Cancun?

In our opinion, 3-in-1 Cancun Street Food Tour is the ultimate option for foodies. You’ll visit markets, eateries, and street food stalls while tasting anything from BBQ to tacos – tons of tacos!

Are there any taco tours in Cancun?

Absolutely yes, you can join a taco tour in Cancun to indulge in Mexico’s staple dish. 

  • Virginia Bello

    Virginia is a writer originally from Montevideo, Uruguay. She left her career as a TV Producer to gain more freedom and never looked back. She's been traveling the world full-time ever since! Virginia has traveled extensively through Latin America, Europe and Asia. You can currently find her gallivanting through Southeast Asia.