FIVE-STAR GUIDES

Our guides have received five-star reviews for over 10 years now. They’ve studied Mexican gastronomy formally and have hands-on experience working in kitchens. They’re not only friendly and patient, but also eager to share their expert knowledge about understanding the local food scene.

CULTURAL IMMERSION

We avoid touristy spots and keep our group sizes small. This way, you can experience Mexico how locals do — from the lens of someone who knows it well. We’ll lead you to great food and empower you to eat confidently throughout your time in Mexico.

FLEXIBLE CANCELLATION

Things happen when you travel. We get it! With Eat Mexico, you can cancel up to 48 hours before your tour begins and receive a full refund. After that 48 hour period, we’ll only charge you a small administrative fee and return the rest to you.

Mexican Food, Culture, & Fun

Join Our Local Guides To See A Whole New Side of Mexico City

In Mexico City, two food worlds exist side by side: the restaurants and the streets. It can be hard to know which sidewalk grills, market stalls, taquerías, and cantinas to visit if you’re not familiar with the city. Enter: the Eat Mexico team.

On our tours, we’ll whisk you away from the tourist traps and take you to places that our local resident guides know and love. We want you to connect with Mexico City in a profound way, by tasting the food that residents eat and enjoy. You’ll learn the food’s history, the ingredients, the how’s and the why’s. You’ll hear from the guides and meet our vendors, as we’re all proud to share our heritage.

Each of our Mexican food tours has been carefully designed by our on-the-ground team to highlight three things: the deliciousness of the cuisine, the richness of Mexican gastronomic history and culture, and the vendors who prepare the food. Whichever tour fits your interests, our local and bilingual guides will give you an experience you won’t forget.

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The Team Behind Eat Mexico

Locally Operated Since 2010

Eat Mexico has been women-owned and women-led since our founding in 2010. Today, we still have the same goal we always did: to celebrate Mexican cooking and Mexican culinary history, and to shine a light on the cooks who prepare it. Sustainability is important to us, too—we donate a portion of our yearly profits to organizations that empower women and fight hunger in Mexico.

Eat Mexico’s

Cookbook & Merchandise

Written by Eat Mexico’s founder, Lesley Téllez, “Eat Mexico: The Cookbook” encapsulates everything we love about Mexico City’s street food. Lesley, a journalist and former Mexican food blogger, shares classic recipes from local street stands, city markets, and small homestyle fondas. This makes the perfect gift for any Mexican food fanatic!

We also offer a couple of merchandise items for purchase: an Eat Mexico tote bag and a tortilla-making kit. The tote bag is perfect for taking on our Journey Through La Merced tour to fill with goodies. Our tortilla kit, originally designed for our Saving Native Corn: Tortilla Class & Workshop will help you out when you want to make fantastic tortillas in your own home.

Interested In What We’re Up To?

Check Out The Eat Mexico Blog!

Our top 5 selection of Pan de Muerto in Mexico City
Top 5 de Pan de Muerto 2020 en la CDMX
An introduction to Mexican salsas

We Love Capturing Mexican Food Moments

Today at 4pm, Mexico City time, we will be doing one of our favorite things: talking about Mexican food! in a Live session with @ptexcellencetours. ⁠

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We are thankful for all the wonderful people we have met during our tours and the delicious food we have shared.⁠

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Specialty coffee is distinguished by the care it takes throughout the entire production process and the traceability that tells us which people and places were involved in its production. It is possible to obtain specialty coffee thanks to the efforts of many people. It starts from the producers, through the roasters, the baristas and finally the consumer. ⁠

Choosing this coffee brings benefits to the consumer, since it gives them access to a quality product that supports fair trade.⁠
In Mexico we are fortunate to have several coffee growing areas in which producer families, for generations, have made an effort every day to take care of their processes.⁠

Don't miss the opportunity to taste specialty Mexican coffee and roast a small batch on November 27th at 100:00am. The group admits a maximum of 6 people. Follow the link in our bio to book the Coffee Tasting & Roasting Experience.⁠

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What is the first thing that you think when you hear “Mexican food”? The truth is that Mexican food is so rich and diverse that is hard to summarize it in just a few words. Today we celebrate the National Mexican Gastronomy Day and we want to thank all the people that with great effort participate in preserving its cultural richness. ⁠

Continuously learning and sharing this knowledge is what keeps us going and inspires us to lead food tours. Follow the link in our bio to see all the tours available. ⁠

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Malted grains are one of the basic ingredients for making beer, along with hops, water and yeast. Malting is a controlled process of germination and drying of grains with the objective of changing its proteins and starches structure. This process is easy to understand when you compare it to the school project every kid does: to germinate seeds and watch them sprout. The difference is that for malting, the seeds are dried right after germinating. ⁠

Come and learn more about how beer is made in our newest experience “Brewery Tour & Craft Beer Tasting”. This is a private experience, which means it would be only you and your group participating in the tour and the tasting. Find the link to book in our bio. ⁠

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Save the date! ☕✨ On November 27 we will have a very special experience focused on Mexican coffee. This is a brand new collaboration with @parededormir that we are very excited about. ⁠
You will be able to taste specialty coffee prepared on different brewing methods and roast a small batch of coffee to take some home (a great souvenir from your trip to Mexico City!). ⁠
There are only 6 tickets available. To book this experience and see other activities just follow the link in our bio. ⁠

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The craft beer scene in Mexico has evolved radically in the past couple of years. Nowadays, the variety offered is enormous; therefore, it is a hard decision to choose which one to try. During this private guided activity you will try amazing beer made with Mexican ingredients that offer surprisingly enticing flavors.⁠

The Brewery Tour & Craft Beer Tasting will be available starting on November 5⁠

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If you would like a private guided activity that takes you into the heart of an award winning brewery, this is for you. Enjoy a craft beer tasting and let an expert teach you about it in an accessible manner and a relaxed environment.⁠

Available starting on November 5.⁠

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Mezcal is often served in this kind of glasses (wider than tequila shot glasses) because they allow the spirit to breathe, making it easier to perceive the complexity of its aroma. ⁠

Enjoy a mezcal tasting during our “Narvarte at Night Tour: Tacos, Chelas & Mezcal” available Tuesday through Saturday. ⁠

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Today is the International Food Day and we are taking a moment to reflect about our relationship with food. What can we do as individuals to have a more sustainable nutrition?⁠

🍋Choose local food: whenever possible support farmers markets and help your local economy.⁠

🍏Choose seasonal: this even helps reducing your carbon footprint because it involves produce that hasn’t traveled a long way to arrive to your local market. It’s tastier and more nutritious.⁠

🌽Support development initiatives: such as community gardens which bring together the neighborhood creating a positive impact. ⁠

We want to thank @verdsantamaria for the amazing job they are doing in the Santa María la Ribera neighborhood. They have different workshops about urban agriculture and “herbolaria”, healing through herbs and natural medicine. ⁠

Check out our “The Best of Santa María la Ribera” tour that includes the best bites of the neighborhood and a visit to this project. ⁠


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Happy thanksgiving day to all our Canadian friends! This year has brought many challenges, but there are many things to be thankful for.⁠

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Day of the dead is getting closer and closer! Bakers know this and they are making big amounts of “pan de muerto”, a special bread for this celebration. The classic one in Mexico City has an orange blossom taste and is covered with sugar. In every part of the country different variations are available now. ⁠

Don’t miss out on our special “Day of the Dead at Mercado Jamaica” seasonal tour. Available only from October 22 until November 1. ⁠

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Today we celebrate National Corn 🌽 Day. As Mexicans we can’t imagine a single day without corn; it can be served in every meal and with so many variations that we never get bored.⁠

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Congratulations to all our friends at La Merced for the 63rd anniversary of the market! ⁠
All of us who have had the pleasure of visiting it, know that it is an unforgettable place.⁠


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¡Viva México! ⁠

Tonight we celebrate a National holiday in Mexico that commemorates the beginning of the Independence War in 1810. ⁠

For foodies this date means eating traditional dishes such as this chile en nogada (by @matlalligourmet), that has the colors of the flag, pozole and tostadas. This year all the official celebrations will be held on line, through social media and also available on tv in order to avoid massive gatherings. So lay back and celebrate Mexico’s Independence from home with good food and just your closest relatives or friends.  ⁠

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Serving mole at a family meal is profoundly meaningful. Moles are usually complex, with many different flavors that should be in balance, resulting in an intense experience. You can find moles in many restaurants throughout the city on any given day, but eating it alongside beloved ones makes it all the more special. “Mole” is often considered to be a synonym of “celebration” because of the memories of good times it carries.⁠ It's typically served on special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, Christmas, Day of the Dead, etc. ⁠

This thick, rich salsa is usually served with meat (typically chicken or pork) or vegetables, rice and tortillas. The mole is always the star of the plate!⁠

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Have you ever tried saramuyo, also known as sugar-apple? This fruit looks like a dragon’s egg; it has a hard outer shell that protects a soft white pulp and dark brown oval seeds. In Mexico, it’s produced mainly in the state of Yucatán, and right now it’s in season. It can be used to make desserts like ice-cream and gelatins and/or liquor, but we recommend just eating it on its own to enjoy its full taste and texture, without any added sugar. Its juicy and creamy mouth feel reminds of dairy, with a slightly acidic, but mostly sweet flavor. ⁠

Next time you're able to travel, be sure to try local fruits in season wherever you go! ⁠

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⁠If you want to learn more about salsas, check out our new blog post by Nicolás García, one of our tour guides. In this post, @mariano.nico.las shares two very different salsa recipes, one of them inherited from his grandmother. They are easy to make and will add a lot of flavor to your dishes.!⁠

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Corn is so widely used in Mexican food that different parts of the plant have different uses and names:⁠

-When the corn cob has just been harvested it's called Elote. The kernels are tender and can be eaten boiled, grilled or steamed. ⁠
-Olote is the center of the cob, where the kernels are attached. They are used to feed farm animals, to make fire for cooking and in some handcrafts. ⁠
-Totomoxtle are the leaves, once they are dry, they are used to wrap tamales and also in handcrafts, dyed in different colors. ⁠
-Pelo de elote is the brown fiber that comes between the kernels. It is sold in markets and used for medicinal purposes.⁠

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It’s rambutan season! This fruit arrived to Mexico from Malaysia and Indonesia in the 60’s and gained popularity in the 90’s. It is grown in Chiapas and transported to other states, like Mexico City, to be sold. Mexican rambutan is particularly sweet and juicy. Commonly eaten on its own, but can be used for drinks and desserts. Inside this bright thick skin is a white pulp and an oval seed. ⁠

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