Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a reservation?

Please email us at info@bafoodtours.com with tour name and date desired. If there are available spaces, we will send you a 20% deposit request using PayPal services. A deposit is required to reserve your space. The remaining is due in cash ( US dollars or Euros  only) to your guide at the end of the tour.


How much walking is involved?

We walk about 6-10 blocks on all of the food tours we operate.


Where do we meet?

We meet at a central location on each of the neighborhoods we operate. The meeting point details are disclosed once deposit has been completed. We walk to the different restaurants and food parlors.


What should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Remember our tours are walking food tours so make sure to wear shoes that allow you to be walking comfortably.


How long are the tours?

Normally tours are about three hours long. Please make sure to arrive on time so that you do not delay the group. We allow 5 minutes grace period when waiting for guests but please make sure to allow enough time to get to the meeting location as the tour guide will have to start the tour without you if you arrive more than 5 minutes late.


Are the walking tours given in bad weather?

We conduct tours rain or shine! In case of extreme weather conditions (which by the way it almost never happen in Buenos Aires because we do not have hurricanes, snow storms, earthquakes, etc.) but we can get heavy rain but still even when it rains we do conduct the tours. Please make sure to check weather conditions and dress appropriately.


Is the food served enough for lunch?

Yes! we serve the equivalence of a large full lunch. Please make sure to have breakfast before the tour.


Does the tour guide accepts gratuities?

Yes, in the tourism industry it is customary to tip 18% of the ticket price. If you enjoyed the tour, tips although not mandatory are highly appreciated.


Does the tour accommodates vegetarians or gluten-free diets?

Absolutely! Please make sure to communicate to the tour guide at the beginning of the tour so he/she is aware & can give you alternatives at each stop.


Can shopping be done during the tour?

It all depends on the size of the group. Your guide will assess if time allows for shopping.


When do you recommend taking the tour?

We highly recommend that you take the tour at the beginning of your trip to Buenos Aires so that you then know the many options for dinning available. Also, think about like your friends in Buenos Aires, you can email us or call us with questions after you took the tour.


Can I book a private tour?

Yes, we offer private tours and are available upon request. Private tours are US $105 per person.