Learn about the main historical sites and discover the architectural landmarks of Peru’s capital like the main square (Plaza de Armas), the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, Plaza San Martin and more! During this walking street food tour, sample 14 types of foods and drinks, which are all popular on-the-go dining options among locals.
Embark on a 4 hour-long walking food journey with our Lima Historic Center's Street Food Night Tour! Meet with your guide and your fellow foodies at the entrance of the Hotel Bolivar, in Plaza San Martin. During this culinary experience, you will have the chance to taste popular on-the-go delicacies that locals enjoy when the night comes. While trying some tasteful local delicacies, you’ll be learning more about Peru's history and interesting facts around the local – informal – economy and daily life in Peru. Then, you’ll head up to the historic center of Lima. Discover most impressive and architectural masterpieces Lima owns, an heritage left by the Spanish conquistadors.
For a small portion of the tour, and at your discretion, your guide will suggest and invite you to try a few of the best street food options, from popular desserts to salty dishes. As you can see in the menu below, the dishes listed with an asterisk* are optionals and are sold by street vendors in their carretillas. Prepare a 20 soles ($6) budget for this section of the tour.
Although it’s very likely that you will have the chance to taste everything listed below, please note that it’s possible that the menu might slightly changes depending on seasonality and product availability. But don’t worry, you won’t feel hungry at the end of this Lima's historic center food tour ;)
Monday to Saturday
Please note that there are 3 tours in a day and each one is thought in a different language. Please book accordingly.
|Papa a la huancaina||Boiled potatoes in a creamy sauce made of Peruvian yellow chili peppers and spices.|
|Chilcano||A popular beverage made of pisco, ginger ale, and lime.|
The Peruvian fried cheese sticks, ideal to pair with the beers.
|Pan con chicharrón||Sandwich filled with a typical Peruvian fried pork belly, accompanied with fried sweet potato, onions and "limo" chili peppers.|
|Chicha morada||A natural drink made of purple corn.|
Artisanal tripel beer plus a chamomile & lemon verbena beer, brewed in Lima.
|Canchitas||Toasted chulpe corn, ideal to pair with the beers!|
|Picarones||Known as the Peruvian donuts, picarones are made of sweet potato and pumpkin dough, which is deep fried before served with sugar cane syrup.|
|Emoliente||Prepared with various herbs, traditionally the emoliente is taken for medical purpose, but has become a popular drink taken in the evening. You’ll find emolienteros at almost every corner.|
|Churro||Spanish heritage! A sweet pastry filled with dulce de leche (caramelized condensed milk).|
|Anticuchos||Grilled beef hearts a Peruvian street food classic. These brochettes are marinated in ají panca, garlic, cumin, and vinegar and cooked over flames. They’re usually accompanied with rachi or pancita (tripe), corn, potato, and its sauces.|
|Mazamorra Morada + Arroz con Leche||Two in one! Most people prefer the combinado, half maíz pudding made of purple corn and half rice pudding.|
Although the tour starts at Jiron Ucayali 271 at 5pm in English, you will be picked up by taxi at your desired location in Lima City Center, Miraflores, San Isidro or Barranco districts (included in the price) around 4:15 pm. We will follow up with you about this via email after your booking.
Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity