Guided Cancun street food and local market tour

Daytime Cancun Food Tour with transportation

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Overall rating: 4.8 / 5

Regular Price: $60.00 USD

Online Price: $49.00 USD

Booked 4 times in the last 41 hours

Tour Information

Eat the best Cancun Street food at the best local restaurants in Cancun

Conquer the best local restaurants in Cancun, trying a top selection of 6 local street food dishes (each one in a different place) and complete your experience exploring 2 local Downtown Cancun markets, during our 4 hours guided Cancun street food tour.

We think you'll agree with us when we say: It's really hard to find a better way to know a place rather than through its food. And there’s no better way to do it, than going local!

Finding which are the best Mexican restaurants in Cancun, finding how to get there, deciding what Cancun food to try, or deciding when to visit can be overwhelming. Good news for you, we offer an easier way to enjoy a Cancun and Riviera Maya food tours experience, we got everything covered for you! 

The best part? Skip the line, expect a reserved table and wait no time to be served, we'll have everything ready for you during this Cancun day tour. Rain or shine, this tour is operated!

What the Guided Cancun street food and local market tour looks like?
Start your tour with prompt air-conditioned hotel transportation or meet the group in the meeting point.

Meet your friendly and knowledgeable, English speaking guide who will escort you through the whole Cancun street food and local market tour, and who will explain you the story behind every visited place and all the details about the dishes you're trying (ingredients, cooking methods,etc.)

Our Cancun street food and local market tour include 6 stops:

  1. Classic Carnitas (pork) tacos where you'll be attended by the owners of the taco shop
  2. Delight yourself with Mexico City style “Tamales” at Mercado 23 Cancun (+free time to stroll around)
  3. Enjoy a delicious red or Green sauce Veracruz Style “Picadas”
  4. Slowly cooked lamb with Mexican seasonings "Barbacoa" taco
  5. Savor a crunchy Yucatecan  “Salbute" topped with turkey or pork at a family-owned local shop
  6. Choose your favorite over 40 different natural flavored popsicles at Mercado 28 Cancun (+free time to stroll around).

Naturally flavored water, freshly squeezed juice and soft drinks are included. Also, sides as guacamole, beans, pico de gallo, and salsas are offered.

It’s worth to mention that you will have free time at the 2 downtown Cancun markets (Mercado 23 and Mercado 28) to stroll around, take pictures and enjoy shopping.

Downtown Cancun markets

Mercado 23 Cancun and Mercado 28 Cancun are where the locals go to buy a lot of their supplies and a wide variety of household items.

Get ready to enjoy a blissful experience while visiting the Downtown Cancun markets. Cover your senses with colors, aromas, and sounds of the Cancun local markets’ activity.

Stroll around through the different food sections with their variety of herbs, vegetables, meat, and seafood. You can also expect to find piñata shops, tortillas Factory (from corn flour to table-ready), pottery, clothes, and some souvenirs.

Are you visiting Cancun with food allergies?

Visiting Cancun with food allergies can be a huge problem, however, this Guided Cancun street food and local market tour can be a great option, since the menu is adjustable to any food restriction you may have. Vegetarian options are also available is requested in advance. 

The Flavors of Mexico Food Tour and Color of Mexico Taco Tour are also great calls to eat in Cancun with food allergies!

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy Mexican food and that’s kind of the same. Great food with real local flavor is just a short ride away, book now!


  • Roundtrip air-conditioned transportation from any hotel in Cancun (if selected).
  • Friendly English speaking local guide.
  • 4 street food/restaurant stops + 2 local markets.
  • Skip the line and no waiting time to be served.
  • Reserved and an exclusive spot for the tour participants.
  • 5 handpicked unique dishes chosen by our staff: pork tacos, tamales, picadas and salbutes (flat corn dough with beans, salsa, cheese, and chicken), hand-made tortillas, and Mexican popsicles/ice cream.
  • Delicious sides as guacamole & pico de gallo
  • A wide variety of sauces (from mild to spicy)
  • 1 drinks in every stop: flavored water or softdrink
  • Dessert
  • Tips for waiters in restaurant
  • Vegetarian menú available under request.


  • Monday to Saturday
  • 10:00hrs to 14:00hrs
  • Please show on time with printed voucher:

Not included

  • Tips for the guide are not included. (Optional). Extra drinks.


  • Comfortable clothing, shoes and extra cash/credit card for personal expenses, souvenirs or extra drinks/dishes.


  • Kids only +10 years old only.
  • For Alcohol tasting, adult must be 18+ with a valid ID.


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