Foodie tour into the markets of Santiago!

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Diego
Quality Verified Registered on September 15, 2022

Hi! I'm Diego. I-m born and raised in Santiago and I've been a tour guide for the last 8 years in the central zone of Chile. I also have studies in English teaching so I'm effectively fluent in English. i-m a born traveler, father of a baby boy and arts aficionado. I have cycled more than 5 thousand kilometers along Chile and also part of Argentina. I've done several hikes as well so I can give lots of recomendations for those who are looking for outdoor adventures. Join me to see the best of Santiago with a real speaker of English!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

Hello foodie travelers!

This is an adventure into the markets of Santiago ment for tasting typical food, fruits and drinks and even get some cheaper groceries for your stay in the city!

On this tour, we visit the classic markets in Santiago where locals go looking for the typical dishes and great prices in no more than 2 hours!

Be ready to taste local Chilean and Latinamerican cuisine!

P.S. Bring cash although most places do take debit and credit just in case you wanna buy 1 item just to try some small fruit. There are also ATMs at these places.
Also here's a rough budget we've generally spent in previous tours:

1/2Completo: 1.100 pesos
1/2 Sopaipilla: 250 pesos
1 Jugo de frutas locales: 1.500 pesos
1/4 de pastel de choclo: 1.950 pesos
3 o 4 machas a la parmesana: 3.500 pesos
1/2 pisco sour: 2.800 pesos
1/2 empanada: 1000 pesos

Total: 12.100 pesos 


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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    José Miguel de La Barra 650, 8320356 ...
    José Miguel de La Barra 650, 8320356 Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
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    I'll be at the front of the fine arts museum (Museo de Bellas Artes) with my red umbrella.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - José Miguel de La Barra

    Meeting point

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Mercado Tirso de Molina - Avenida Santa María
  • 3
    Outside visit
    La Vega Chica - Artesanos

    Stop for fruits from the jungle and sometimes live music.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    La Vega Central - Lastra

    Exploring the largest market and stop for a starter and natural juice.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Mercado Central de Santiago - Avenida San Pablo
  • 6
    Outside visit
    La Piojera - Aillavilú
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Emporio Zunino - Paseo Puente

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Moe Petterson 14 Sep 2023
Panama City

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Diego es el mejor guía con el que hemos paseado. Totalmente recomendado, hace el recorrido interesante y entretenido.
Lily 11 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Muy interesante el paseo..Diego muy didáctico,y profesional .. tuvimos que cancelar un día y nos hizo un tour para nosotros 2 solos al otro día ..cosa que apreciamos mucho! Gracias
Soraya 27 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2023
Estuvo excelente! Lo recomiendo mucho si quieres ver algo poco común para los turistas.
Fran 25 Aug 2023

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
Genial experiencia para probar comida típica y ver los mercados locales con una explicación atractiva
Emma 24 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
A great time. Diego was great, so much information and so much yummy food!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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