Guided tour

Port Louis: Street Food Tour

Activity provider: Taste Buddies Ltd
Guided tour

Port Louis: Street Food Tour

Activity provider: Taste Buddies Ltd
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From US$ 53.80 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover the streets of Port Louis, learn about its history and experience its culture, all through local Mauritian street food. To know Mauritius, you must taste Mauritius!

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible


  • Taste the delicious local street food of Mauritius
  • Discover the hidden spots of the capital that only locals know about
  • Learn about the history of Mauritius and how the different cultures have influenced the local food
  • Experience the colourful and bustling Port Louis local market
  • Meet food vendors and hear their stories
Full description
Discover the sights and tastes of Port Louis through a guided street food tour. Let your guide lead you through the bustling streets to some of the authentic food stops of the capital.  Starting at the Caudan Waterfront, head into the heart of the city by foot to explore its hidden corners and local food stops. From Indo-Mauritian "faratas" (fried dough bread) served with Creole "rougaille" (a rich tomato-based dish), to Sino-Mauritian "boulettes" (dumplings) and Franco-Mauritian pastries, discover the Mauritian cultures by tasting their local delicacies. Indulge in approximately eight sensational tastings.  Along the way, explore the real Port Louis: the old buildings and the stories they have to tell, the Company Gardens with their majestic hanging Banyan trees, the busy market full of colours, voices and flavours, and China Town and its will to preserve its culture. Join this three-hour walking food tour and satisfy your appetite for food, history and culture.
  • All food tastings (approx. 8 tastings)
  • A bottle of water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Vegans
  • People with gluten intolerance

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Meeting point

In front of the casino, opposite Café LUX at the Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • This tour covers a distance of just under 4km by foot
  • This tour does not cater to vegan or gluten-free diets
  • Poor weather does not warrant a cancellation, unless a specific warning has been issued by the authorities
  • This tour is possible for people with limited mobility, but it is not recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 132 reviews

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What an awesome little tour! Our guide was very informative, not only about the food but also the history of Port Louis. We ate a variety of local snacks/dishes and I went out of my way to find some of the same dishes (asking by name) in the area I was staying in. Mauritian food is truly diverse, just the way I like it! Definitely recommend this tour!

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March 25, 2023

Small group walking tour through Port Louis city area with a very polite and knowledgeable guide. Regular stops with interesting detail about buildings, history, background etc. It is a must do if you have a keen interest in local culture and history with the added bonus of sampling food prepared whilst you are there.

March 25, 2023

Our guide met us on time and at the meeting point. Our guide was chatty, engaging and informative. The food was too much for me ! Not that I'm complaining. 1 filled roti, another roti type bread dish, some sort of sweet biscuit, a bowl with 5 dumplings in and I got offered another bowl ! A drink and fruit and a pudding dish at the end. Not wanting to spoil the surprise just wanting to help with food quantity. I have small appetite and was full after a few dishes and my partner has a large appetite and said he was stuffed by the end ! The food was all local and lovely. We also had a visit to the local market which was good too. Def recommend

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March 25, 2023

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