TJ BITES is a curated and guided foodie dream tour of Tijuana's vibrant culinary scene. This full-day tour visits gourmet restaurants, world-famous taco stands, locals-only street carts, a Mexican craft brewery, the birthplace of the iconic Caesar Salad, and Tijuana's famed outdoor produce market. You’ll eat the best tacos and sip amazing craft beers and cocktails. As you and your guide wind through Tijuana's barrios on this full-day tour, you'll be walking (and tasting) right in the footsteps of Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern, and Chef Rick Bayless!




Note: This tour is not offered on Mondays due to limited vendor availability. This tasting tour is not well suited for vegetarians or vegans. 

  • 9:30am: Our bilingual culinary guide and driver will meet your group at the prearranged departure location
  • 9:30-10:30am: Drive to Tijuana (departure and drive times vary based on departure location)
  • 10:30-12:30pm: 1st Stop: Tour Tijuana’s famed produce market (eat street-style birria tacos, carne asada tacos, fish tacos, and shrimp tacos; drink an agua fresca or liquiado)
  • 12:30-1:00pm: Drive to Avenida Revolución
  • 1:00-3:00pm: 2nd Stop:  Visit the home of the Caesar Salad (eat Caesar salad; drink a glass of Valle de Guadalupe wine); Visit a Mexican microbrewery (drink: 3-beer taster flight of Mexican craft beer); Visit a stylish gastro bar (eat modern-Mexican tapas; drink mezcal craft cocktail)
  • 3:00-3:30pm: Drive to a chic gourmet taco joint that boasts Tijuana's only "experimental taco menu"
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 3rd Stop: Visit Tijuana's hippest taco spot (eat gourmet tacos; drink craft beer or agua fresca)
  • 4:30-5:00pm: Drive to Tijuana's premier chocolatier
  • 5:00-5:30pm: 4th Stop: Visit Tijuana’s Premier Chocolatier (eat a handcrafted mezcal, tequila or wine-infused chocolate truffle)
  • 5:30-6:30pm: Tummy full, and pleasantly buzzed, sit back and enjoy the picturesque drive back to your tour's departure location (drive time will vary based on your return location)


All-inclusive foodie tour package for two or more people | Group discounts & private tours available | Round-trip transportation in our air-conditioned tour vehicle | Our bilingual culinary guides are knowledgable ambassadors of Northern Baja California's culinary scene | This particular culinary tour is designed for meat eaters, and is thus not advised for vegetarians or vegans. 



For more information about our TJ BITES tasting tours for two or more people, including a price quote for your group, please complete the inquiry form below; or view our calendar of upcoming scheduled group tasting tours.

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Tell us a little about your group. Where are you from? How are you related? Are you part of a club or organization? Please include a link to your organization's website if applicable.
We'd love to help you celebrate! Please describe your special occasion below (birthday, anniversary, engagement, bachelor or bachelorette party, etc.). Note that bachelor and bachelorette parties must book as private parties and are subject to the private tour surcharge (see below).
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Please note that Mondays are not the best days for culinary tours, as most restaurants and craft breweries are closed Mondays, and accordingly the choices are very limited (especially in the winter months).
Second Choice Tour Date (if your first choice date above is not available)
Second Choice Tour Date (if your first choice date above is not available)
In case your first choice tour date is not available, please provide your second choice. Please note that Mondays are not the best days for culinary tours, as most restaurants and wineries are closed Mondays, and accordingly the choices are very limited (especially in the winter months).
Where should we plan to pick you up? For tours originating in the U.S., you'll meet your guide at a designated meeting point on the U.S. side of the border, then walk across the border together. We'll send you detailed directions to the designated meeting point. If you'd like to be picked-up and dropped-off at an address in San Diego, you'll pay a cross-border transportation surcharge in addition to your other tour fees (surcharge applied/paid once for your group). There is no transport surcharge for pick-up locations in Northern Baja (Tijuana, Tecate, Rosarito, Ensenada, Port of Ensenada, or Valle de Guadalupe).
Do You Want a Private Tour Experience? *
For groups of 1-9 participants, a $150 private tour surcharge will be added to your tour fees if you select 'Yes'. If you select 'No', smaller groups may be combined into a single tour vehicle. For groups of 10 or more, there is no additional charge for a private tour experience.
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What else would you like us to know? Does anyone in your group have food allergies or dietary preferences we should be aware of when planning your itinerary?