Food Tour in Barranquilla Downtown

How about diving into Barranquilla’s real spirit through the thing that talks best about a culture or country: its food


4 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure




A trip wouldn’t be complete if you don’t go beyond touristic places and give yourself the chance to taste the place’s food. So, come with us to this food tour around Barranquilla’s heart, so you get the best of Caribbean cuisine and its people. Carimañola, arepa de huevo, butifarra, chipi chipi rice, enyucado, among many other options for you to taste. We are sure that it will be a gastronomic experience to remember.


  • A walk along important spots of the city
  • A brief introduction to Colombia’s and Barranquilla’s rich history
  • Samples and samples of typical foods and drinks of the region (fruits, desserts, finger foods, refreshments)
  • An incredible chance to get in touch with locals and their stories
  • Memories full of senses about colors, smells and flavors of this Caribbean city

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Whoever the traveler you are, cross tasting typical food of your checklist trip and join us in this tour around Colombian Caribbean identity and culture through its cuisine.

Your day will start by meeting our local and friendly tour guide. With him you will be headed to the first stop in the city.

Once there, you will start a journey across several restaurants where locals will welcome you with the best flavors and stories about their cuisine history and tradition.

Butifarra, a seasoned pork sausage. Kibbes, the famous meat dish from Lebanon with its Colombian stamp. Fritos: all kind of deep-fried snacks made with yucca, corn flour, green plantain, and lots of cheese. And arepa de huevo (Arepa with egg): arepa is one of the most traditional Colombian plates. Eaten almost everywhere in the country in lots of different versions. In the Caribbean coast this corn-based tortilla is usually fried and stuffed with a tasty egg.

You will also visit local food stands to taste and learn about the history of these flavors and the different influences that have made them special and unique. Once the day gets warmer, stop and try fresh drinks and cold appetizers made with their typical fruits and sweets.

Discover ancient culinary techniques, treasured family recipes, and life stories of all the locals that will make you swing from sweet to salty, from fresh to fried tasty appetizers and from tasteful to delicious snacks. Real samples of diversity of ingredients and customs.

This is the most valuable souvenir of the very best side of Cartagena de Indias: tons of food offered to you by joyful and friendly locals. We know there won’t be regrets. You are in for a treat.


  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Samples of typical foods and drinks of the region (fruits, desserts, finger foods, refreshments)
  • All-risk insurance
  • Lunch
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware this tour is walking

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 If you have a layover in Barranquilla, please select the airport as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 If you have any food restriction or allergies, please tell the guide or write it on the booking

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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