Food Tour Cartagena

Food Tour Cartagena takes place in the picturesque coastal city of Cartagena in Colombia. The city’s cuisine is heavily influenced by the Caribbean, African, and indigenous cultures, creating a unique and flavorful blend of flavors and ingredients. Some must-try dishes include arroz con coco, a dish made with coconut rice and seafood, and fried fish served with traditional Caribbean sides like plantains and rice and beans.

In Food Tour Cartagena some of our tours include ceviche, a popular seafood dish made with raw fish marinated in lemon or lime juice, and arepas de huevo, a type of corn cake filled with egg, cheese, and meat. Whether savoring traditional dishes or exploring new flavors, Cartagena offers a rich culinary experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Why a food tour in Cartagena?

Authentic tours

The food of Cartagena is unique, as well as each tour. In each activity, food, learning and good vibes are guaranteed.


Cartagena is a great mix of cultures and that is reflected in its food. During the tour you will learn what influences this city has.

Meet People

Meeting new people is always nice and it is much better if you are sharing or cooking delicious Colombian food.

Food tours in Cartagena

Street food tour Cartagena

Price: 70 USD

Joining a food tour is a fun alternative to a typical city walking tour and a great way to learn about culture in Cartagena.

Cartagena food tour

Price: 66 USD

Get off the beaten path and discover Colombian cuisine that you might otherwise miss on this Cartagena Food Tour.

Pub crawl tour in Cartagena

Price: 45 USD

Drink your way through Cartagena with a pair of professional local guides on this pub crawl tour in Cartagena.

Bazurto market tour & cooking class in Cartagena

Price: 115 USD

Learn to cook traditional Colombian food during this Bazurto market tour and cooking class in Cartagena.

Cartagena market tour & cooking class

Price: 104 USD

Learn how to prepare a traditional Colombian meal in Cartagena from a local chef during this culinary activity.

Cartagena cooking class

Price: 120 USD

This Cartagena cooking class will allow you to learn directly from a knowledgeable host about cooking techniques.

Cartagena market tour

Price: 78 USD

This Cartagena market tour takes you to Bazurto Market, which is definitively one of Cartagena‘s hidden gems.

Cartagena coffee tour

Price: 78 USD

You will choose your bean, roast and grind it yourself for an experience of all the senses on this Cartagena coffee tour.

Cartagena food

Typical food of Cartagena

Cartagena’s food is great because this beautiful city is located on the Colombian coast. Due to its proximity to the sea in Cartagena many dishes are prepared with seafood and the most typical is to eat fried fish with yucca and salad. This sounds simple but it is delicious.

10 of the best dishes of Cartagena

Fried fish

Fried fish with yucca and salad

Seafood casserole

Soup with shrimp, squid and clams

Garlic shrimp

Shrimp with oil and garlic heated in the oven

Posta negra

Roast beef


Chicken soup with yucca, plantain, potato and corn

Mote de queso

Cheese soup

Arepa de huevo

Cornmeal empanada filled with cheese


Fried and mashed green banana

Rice with seafood

Rice with seafood, paprika and olives


Fish with onions, tomato and marinated with lemon juice