Vallarta By Road Tour

Back Streets of Vallarta Van Tour

Eat Your Way Through Vallarta in Comfort and Style

Small group tasting tour of Vallarta and Pitillal. Hop aboard the Vallarta by road tour in our luxurious 20-seat Mercedes Sprinter takes you to 7 delicious tasting locations, perfect for a filling brunch. Most of our stops are in downtown Puerto Vallarta but we also stop by a couple of culinary gems in the nearby pueblo of Pitillal.

  • This 4 hour van tour covers more ground than our walking tours and features our favorite restaurants, artisans, and street food vendors.
  • Ride in the comfort of our luxurious air-conditioned van. 
  • A dual-purpose food and sightseeing tour that covers about 20 miles in total.

Vallarta By Road

Duration: 5 hours
Starting Location: Vallarta Food Tours

  • 65


  • DAYS:

    Tue and Wed

  • TIME:



    5 hours


    18 people 1 tour guide


    Tour takes place snow, rain or shine


    Comfortable clothing and shoes

  • WHO:

    Suitable for most ages and fitness levels


    Air-Conditioned Mercedes Sprinter


    7 tastings. expert tour guide, tasting map with insiders recommendations

  • COST:

    $65 adults


    Vallarta Food Tours


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What to expect from this tour?

Delicious Dishes – Come hungry as you will be full by the end of this tour. Tasting locations include barbacoa tacos, tortas ahogadas, tamales, atole, aguas frescas, coffee, seafood tostada, birria tacos, and flan. We’ll even stop by a fresh-caught seafood market and a produce market.

Explore Banderas Bay. Our van tour is an excellent way to explore the best of Puerto Vallarta. Your tour guide will point out the landmarks we pass along the way and tell you a bit about the folklore and customs that make our region unique. You will also learn the story behind each of the delicious dishes you taste along the way.

Why take this tour?

  1. Comfort And Style. If you prefer air conditioning or walking tours aren’t your thing this foodie excursion is the perfect alternative.
  2. We Cover More Ground. Touring by van allows us to take you to 3 distinct downtown neighborhoods, and the nearby pueblo of Pitillal.
  3. Foodie Fun. If your plan is to eat your way through Vallarta then this tour is for you. We will introduce you to the hidden gems you might not find on your own.

Tour Highlights Include

  • Meet Local Food Heroes
  • Learn how to dress a taco the local way!
  • Explore Vallarta most important sites such as Old Town, Rio Cuale, Guadalupe church, malecon and much more
  • Experience Vallarta Best Tacos and regional dishes
  • Enjoy regional delicacies while meeting new friends

Stress Free Policy

Tour bookings can be changed to any date, different tour or turned into a gift certificate to use on a future date with no expirations even one hour before the tour! A change of plans is no problem!

Tasting Locations

Delicious specialties served on the Hidden Gems of the Bay Van Tour:


A local favorite, this family-owned restaurante has been serving up barbacoa tacos in Puerto Vallarta for generations.

Torta Ahogada

Serving this delicious pork sandwich bathed in a delicious sauce which is why it is called “drowned sandwich”. This tasting comes from our state of Jalisco.


Eat tamales and atole at one of the oldest tamale making families.

Shrimp Al pastor tacos

Eat this family delicious unique reciepe

Jicama Shrimp Taco

This new local favorite is combining old dishes with a modern twist.


Learn about one of Mexico greatest treasure to the world while eating from one of Vallarta best chocolate makers.

Asada Taco

Freshly made-to-order asada tacos at the most famous tacos in the bay!

Dietary Restrictions

We CAN provide substitutions for gluten free, nuts and seafood allergies on this tour. We CANNOT accommodate Vegans and vegetarians. Please check with us about other allergies or aversions.
Required substitutions must be indicated in advance at time of ticket purchase.
Vallarta Food Tours