San Jose Walking Tours

The Best San Jose Mexican Tasting & Art Walking Tours

GOLDSTAR OFFER – Mexi-Best Food Tour- Select March 24th for discounted prices

                                   Latino Art and Taco Walk – Select March 11th for discounted prices

San Jose is the heart of Silicon Valley, and our town produces more than high tech gadgets. San Jose offers excellent Mexican cuisine, a rich  history and vibrant Latino art scene.

Welcome to the first Mexican tasting  & art walking tour in downtown san José.

The tour explores San José historic restaurant row, landmarks, and introduction to the vibrant contemporary art scene.

We will share the fascinating history of downtown san José, and how regional Mexican traditions flavors are celebrated and evolved to California fresh modern flavors.

We will begin at San Pedro Square Street; we will experience early California days. The tour will visit traditional taqueria, foods that are “Mexicana comida tipica”, California fresh gourmet tacos, and regional Mexican flavors, but let’s not forget tasty drinks. The tour will end at San Pedro Square, with specially prepared 408 East Side ice cream.

NOTE: Customers must be over 21 and bring valid id to participate in mescal tastings. 


  • 3-hour walking tour all in downtown San Jose historic district
  • 5 stops with tastings at each (enough food for lunch!)
  • 3 historic landmark stops
  • Saturday & Sundays 2pm year-round
  • Flat route, less than 1 mile long, with time to sit
  • Tour limited to 12 people, advance tickets required
  • Begins & ends at San Pedro Square Market
  • $65 per person


Charro Frijoles & Mexican Flavored Corn

Classic, yet popular Mexican flavors

Agua Fresca’s

Fresh flavors, watermelon, Hibiscus, cucumber/pineapple & mango

Comida Tipica

Classic Mexican flavors, salsa carne asada taco or quesadilla, topped with San Jose’ own classic “Orange Sauce”


A mixture of savory chicken & beef served up on Molcajete.

Mole/Mescal/Grasshoppers on my……..

Oaxaca moles & mescal

Gourmet Tacos

Mango Habanero Chicken, how is that for starters!


Choose from favorites such as Horchata or 408 East Side

Art & History Talk

A stop at historic Basilica and a spin around the famous “Cesar Chavez” park & a view into local Latino Art .

Tastings subject to change without notice. We cannot accommodate dietary restriction s

All tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine. If tour fails to meet minimum enrollment, we will contact guests to reschedule or offer a refund.