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One of the top reasons to visit Lima is for the food! This foodie destination is the perfect place to dive into what makes up tasty Peruvian cuisine and see the city at the same time. From causa to ceviche, cooking classes, and more – here are some of the most unique food tours you can take in Lima, Peru.


Learn to cook with a local family

During the Cooking Class With A Local Family Tour, you will start with a visit to the local market to pick up ingredients and then you will head to the home of a local Peruvian family. Here you will receive a cooking class on how to make authentic Peruvian cuisine and the perfect Pisco Sour.

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Eat your way through Chorillos & Barranco

Enjoy an authentic food tour during the Lima Colors And Flavors 4-hour Walking Tour through the city’s Chorillos and Barranco neighborhoods. Observe the hum of activity in ‘fish town,’ a section of Chorillos that hosts a fish market and a cast of local fishermen, before heading to the nearby cliffs to sample some local snacks. Continue to the increasingly trendy Barranco area to admire colorful mansions and hip art galleries.

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Experience street food in the historic center

Learn about Lima’s most historical sites by eating on the Historic Center Street Food Night Tour. You’ll 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 while sampling 14 types of foods and drinks. There are also a few optional food stops during the tour based on availability and if you choose to do them.

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Sample Peruvian wine & cheese

During the Peruvian Artisanal Wines and Cheeses Tour, you’ll get to try delicious local wine, cheese, and other artisanal food/drinks in an intimate setting in Miraflores.

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Try vegan Peruvian cuisine

Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on trying Peruvian cuisine! You’ll try fishless ceviche, meatless lomo saltado, and a total of 14 vegan dishes, drinks, and products while learning the history behind each dish on this Vegan Peruvian Food Tour. Plus the tour takes places in one of the most colorful districts in the city – bohemian and artsy Barranco.

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Go on a Pisco Pub Crawl

Learn about the Peruvian culture with an encounter with its national drink, Pisco! On the Pisco Pub Crawl, you’ll enjoy an evening out in Lima, beginning with a short walking tour of the center. Then visit three local bars to try cocktails made with the drink and sample local pub foods.

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I'm Joey, a guy from Louisville, Kentucky that packed up and studied abroad in Panamá at the age of 20 and haven't moved back since. What started as a semester trip to Panamá has turned into 7+ years of living in Latin America and becoming a full-time travel blogger. Follow me on Instagram @joeybonura for more updates on my life abroad!

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