Guided tour

Miami: South Beach Food Tour

4.8 / 5

42 reviews

Activity provider: Miami Culinary Tours

Miami: South Beach Food Tour

Activity provider: Miami Culinary Tours

From US$ 69 per person

Walk through South Beach Miami on a 3-hour food tour, and taste delicious snacks from Cuba, Colombia, Italy and more. Admire the Art Deco buildings of the city’s famous district, and learn some of the history behind its multi-cultural heart.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Art Deco architecture of South Beach Miami
  • Learn the history of the city and the interesting characters that have shaped its unique style
  • Stop for food tastings at artisanal Peruvian, Cuban and Colombian stalls and restaurants
  • Discover where the locals eat and pick out favorites for your further Miami adventures
  • Enjoy a little Miami food vice, with gastronomic treats on Ocean Drive and Espanola Way
Full description
South Beach Miami has been at the epicenter of cultural movements, from the Art Deco homes, to it gourmet (and healthy) cuisine. Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour of the fascinating city, exploring it through its food heritage. You will begin by looking at the architectural wonders. The Art Deco stylings inspired a generation of designers, including Versace, who owned a mansion here until his untimely death. Others who have shaped the area's history include Al Capone, Don Johnson, and the one and only Gloria Estefan! Each has brought a unique twist to the South Beach style, and left a mark that has changed the culture forever. Your guide will explain the history behind the city, stopping off for some drinks and food along Ocean Drive and Espanola Way. Check out the hottest Cuban, artisanal Peruvian, Italian and Jewish comfort foods. Each tasting is an homage to the cultural diversity of this city. In total, you'll stop at 5-8 restaurants or food stands, strolling along a 1 mile (1.6km) stretch.
Includes
  • Food and drinks
  • All applicable taxes
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Bolivar restaurant, 841 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139. Your guide will be waiting with a sign that says "Miami Culinary Tours"

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  Comfortable shoes are recommended as there is about 1 mile of walking for this tour
  • The local partner can cater for vegetarians, but at this time are unable to cater for gluten-free or vegan diets, or for those with severe allergies
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 42 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5

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Our tour guide was super personable and chatty. In addition to the varied food and drinks we tried from different cultures, we also got a good amount of local history info, which was great. I got to see parts of South Beach I hadn't explored yet. The gelato at the end was perfect!

May 19, 2022

Our guide Ria was amazing! She brought us to several different restaurants, each with unique foods that were so yummy. Her knowledge of Miami culture and Art Deco history made this tour feel so unique. My husband and I loved every bit of it! Tip: Book this tour early in your trip because Ria will give you a list of amazing restaurants/places to visit while in South Beach. Thanks Ria for making this such a fun experience!

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February 11, 2022

We really enjoyed this tour, and our guide Gina was very good and enjoyable to be with for the 2-3 hour tour. It's a walking tour, but it's very easy walking, punctuated by frequent stops and opportunities to sit down. The tour was a good chance for us to see South Beach, as we were first timers to the area. So we enjoyed the historic architecture and the beachy ambience. Of course this is a culinary tour, so food and drink are involved. And to that point, our initial meeting place was a restaurant where we all introduced ourselves (around 12-15 people on our tour as I recall), and enjoyed a popular drink from Colombia (a most interesting combo of beer and orange cream soda - quite better than what you might think), as well as a Colombian inspired empanada, and the most amazing ceviche we've ever had, which was said to be a Peruvian preparation. We made three more stops for food, and keep in mind these are all what you would think of as apps or small plates, and a gelato dessert stop.

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March 9, 2020

Product ID: 16603