Street Food Tour in Lima’s Historic Centre
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Learn about the main historical sites and discover the architectural landmarks of Peru’s capital like the main square (Plaza de Armas), the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, Plaza San Martin, and more! During this walking street food tour, sample 13 types of foods and drinks, which are all popular on-the-go dining options among locals. Watch out, this is not the typical pisco sour and ceviche tour, we take you slightly off the beaten path.
🏁 Tour Itinerary: Street Food Tour in Lima’s Historic Centre
Street Food Night Tour
Embark on a 4 hour-long walking food tour with our Lima Historic Center’s Street Food Night Tour! Meet with your guide and fellow foodies in front of the Gran Hotel Bolivar, our first stop. During this food tour, you will have the chance to taste popular on-the-go delicacies that locals devour when the night comes. While trying some tasteful local treats, you’ll be learning more about Peru’s history and interesting facts around the local – informal – economy and daily life in Peru.
In the historic center of Lima, you will get to observe Lima’s most emblematic architectural masterpieces, of Spanish and Moorish heritage. It will also be a great opportunity for you to people watch and immerse yourself in a truly joyful local experience – we designed this food tour so that you could feel like a real limeñ@!
Although it’s very likely that you will have the chance to taste everything listed below, please note that it’s possible that the menu might slightly change depending on seasonality and product availability. But don’t worry, you won’t feel hungry at the end of this Lima’s historic center food tour.
- Seco de res con frejol
Peruvian beef stew in a flavourful cilantro and chicha de Jora sauce, with white beans on the side.
- Chilcano de pisco
A popular beverage made of pisco, ginger ale, and lime.
Spanish heritage! A sweet pastry filled with dulce de leche (caramelized condensed milk).
- Papa a la huancaina
Boiled potatoes in a creamy sauce made of yellow Peruvian chili pepper sauce.
- Chicha Morada
The natural drink made of purple corn.
- Pan con chicharrón
Sandwich filled with a typical Peruvian fried pork belly, paired with fried sweet potato, onions, and “limo” chili peppers.
Grilled beef hearts skewers marinated in ají panca, garlic, cumin, and vinegar and cooked over flames. Usually served with rachi or pancita (tripe), corn, potato.
Known as the Peruvian donuts, picarones are deep-fried sweet potato and pumpkin dough.
Two in one! The combinado, half purple corn jelly, half rice pudding.
Prepared with various herbs, traditionally the emollient is taken for medical purposes, but has become a popular drink taken in the evening.
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