Free Food Tour Quito
When: Monday and Friday
Where: San Francisco Church
Language: English & Spanish
Duration: 3 hours
All tours are suspended until further notice due to government’s regulations
Ecuadorian food is a mix of the three great civilizations which have inhabited the area over time: The ancestral, the Inca, and the Spanish. Join our free Quito Food Tour and journey through the essence of the millenary gastronomy of the Andes!
In Ecuador, the sun is closer to the ground as it is on the Equator, and so this proximity can change the DNA of fruits and vegetables, producing the most nutritious and tastiest harvests in the world. Visit the Mercado de San Francisco, the oldest in the city, and try some delicious juices and milkshakes with exotic fruits unique to this land.
Taste Quito’s best Seco de Chivo (goat stew) in a traditional restaurant near the Metropolitan Cathedral. Enjoy a tasty Chucchucara with pork fritada, one of the most popular dishes in Ecuador, as you admire the best views of the city!
On our Quito Food Tour you will explore the most delicious and tastiest side to the city, eat like the Quiteños do, try their best traditional dishes and beverages, and learn about a gastronomic tradition that’s rooted in the heights of the Andes mountains and bathed by the equatorial sun.
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What an amazing tour we had with Veronica. Our group enjoyed her so much. We did experience great local food and drink and we also learned so much about Quito. We would recommend you take any tours with Veronica and Strawberry Tours.
Darlene M - Salmon Arm, Canada
A lovely food tour through Cuenca. I learned a lot, and we went to what has become my favorite restaurant in Cuenca.
Zay A - New York, USA
At the stairs by the entrance of San Francisco Church. (See map)
The Free Food Tour Quito runs every Monday and Friday at 14:00 at the stairs by the entrance of San Francisco Church. No tours on the 24th, 25th, 31th of December and 1st of January
The Free Food Tour Quito ends around Plaza Grande.
The Free Food Tour Quito lasts around 3h.
Go to the meeting point and look for our guide carrying a red umbrella. If you have any problems finding the location please contact us on our Global WhatsApp support: +52 1 221 205 3215.
Due to the high demand of our tours you can only join the tour if you have made a reservation. So please make a reservation: it is absolutely free, it takes less than one minute, and it helps us make sure that we have enough guides there to cover the demand. Help us make your Strawberry Tour experience unforgettable! Please note that we can't take groups of 8 people or more on our regular tours, instead, please get in touch with us here to enquire about a private tour.
All our tours are free. That means that at the end of the tour, you can choose to reward the guide if you wish so, according to your enjoyment and your possibilities. A part of that goes towards covering our marketing and operational costs. This system ensures great quality in the tours, extremely high client satisfaction, and last but not least, that absolutely everyone can come on our tours, regardless of their budget.
We are then able to set the start time to whatever suits you and make the experience more personal. This is also a great option for groups of 8 people or more that are unable to join our free tours together.
Someone in our team will get back to you within 24h.