Guided tour

Mauritius: Port Louis Street Food Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

17 reviews

Activity provider: Destination Soleil

Mauritius: Port Louis Street Food Walking Tour

Activity provider: Destination Soleil
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From US$ 75 US$ 67.50 per person

Walk with your guide and experience the culture of Mauritius through multi-culturally influenced foods.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Dive into Port Louis' Street Food, and what makes it so special
  • Experience the colourful and bustling Port Louis local market
  • Discover the hidden spots of the capital that only locals know
  • Taste goodies like sweet jalebis, dholl puri, and gâteau piment
Full description

Start your journey at Le Caudan Waterfront, and head away from the familiarity of tourist-friendly spaces. Walk through the bustling streets of Port Louis. Mauritius has some amazing food, influenced by its Indian, Chinese, and African cultures.

The central market is one of the best places to experience the best Mauritian food. For a taste of the Gujarati influence, you’ll find fresh, deep-fried gato pima, or chili bites. Made with soaked split peas, zingy spring onions, and green chilies, these really do pop in your mouth.

Next, travel through the gates of the Chinatown of Port Louis to discover treats derived from Hakka Chinese dishes. The tour includes about 8 different dishes to try.

  • Approximately 8 food tastings
  • A bottle of water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Vegans
  • People with gluten intolerance
  • People over 95 years

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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
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour does not cater to vegan or gluten-free diets
  • This tour runs rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 17 reviews

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We really enjoyed our tour and thought it was a great way to experience the local cultures and their history. Our guide, Chris, was very proud of his heritage and that helped to make the experience even more interesting. Come hungry on this tour because the portions are large and very filling!

October 11, 2022

The tour was top class and we gained many new impressions of culture and the different culinary influences on the food in Mauritius. Our guide Christophe was sensational and was able to answer all of our questions. He also took us to places that a "normal" tourist would probably never have gone to. Highly Recommended!!

April 4, 2022

Wonderful experience with Christopher! We sampled an exceptional variety of regional and ethnic foods. Would highly recommend.

June 4, 2022

Product ID: 411621