Try the taste of the real Cartagena during this tour of the street food carts in the centre of the walled city. You will have the opportunity to try a variety of classic caribbean street foods in the company of a local, bilingual guide who will let you know what you are about to eat, and help you choose the right spots so that you can enjoy the food you are eating, and not have any doubts about what you are getting yourself into.
There is nothing that you will eat with more pleasure than one of these delicious Colombian staples that can only be found on street corners. Cartagena street food is the best food option to calm your hunger. You must come prepared to try everything, from tropical, exotic fruits to fried foods of all shapes and sizes, and delicious regional desserts. The food is perfectly fried and is made up of main ingredients like cornmeal and meat.
During the Street food tour in Cartagena we will visit La Matuna and Getsemani neighbourhood where we will tell you about food, music, culture, and even sports. We promise to give you a small 'bite' of the local lifestyle, with interesting snippets of its history and food, which all together create a tasty combination of the Spanish, African and Seaside legacy that surrounds the city.
Bottle of water
A local guide that speaks English, Portuguese or Spanish
A sample of different types of street food that will be selected along the route and according to the season. Some of the options may include: Tropical and exotic fruits, Shrimp Ceviche, Bollo limpio, Arepa de huevo (made from cornmeal), empanadas, and different local fried foods, coconut water, Tinto(typical Colombian coffee), and regional desserts, among other options.
Transportation to the tour meeting point.
Monday to Saturday, starting at 3:40pm
The tour lasts 1:30 hour
This tour will only take place with a minimum of two participants
If you are a vegetarian, don’t worry among all the different foods available, there will be many options for you to choose from.
The meeting place is inside the old city, the exact place will be confirmed once you have made your reservation.
Bring water and a hat to protect you from the sun.
Colombian street food is extremely greasy. If you have any dietary restrictions, but do not want to miss out on this experience, let us know so we can keep it in mind.
You will not get to try all of the possible options mentioned above. During the tour six different tastings will be included, but you can always bring extra cash in case you want to try anything that is not already included in the price of the tour.