The Best, Most Delicious Food Tour in Madrid
Europe, madrid, spain
Last Updated: 5/12/22 | May 12th, 2022
And that involved a lot of eating.
Since the city is famous for its incredible food scene, I wanted to take a food tour to learn about the history of Madrid’s cuisine and learn what I should be ordering when I wander into restaurants. When I asked around for the best food tour in Madrid, many friends pointed me to Devour Madrid (formerly Madrid Food Tours). It turns out the tour run by a fellow blogger I had met at a conference previously (small world)!
They took me around the city and taught me the history of Madrid’s food scene. Not only did I get to try some mouth-watering food but I learned a lot about the history of the city ad how that has influenced its cuisine.
To show you just how amazing the food scene is here, here’s a video I filmed on my food tour:
Since food was the focus of my visit, I ate a ton while I was here. If you’re looking to explore the city’s food, some of the best foods worth trying during your visit are:
Chocolate con churros
Cocido Madrileño (pork stew)
Bacalao (salted cod)
Huevos Rotos (potatoes and eggs)
Oreja a la Plancha (pig ears)
I spent four days in Madrid and essentially just ate my way around the city, moving from market to market and tapas restaurant to tapas restaurant.
Even without a food tour, it’s incredibly easy to wander this beautiful city and eat amazing food. But, if you really want to get behind the scenes and learn about the city, its food, and its culture, take a food tour in Madrid. You’ll learn much more that way and have a much more insightful and nuanced experience!
Disclaimer: Despite me offering to pay, Lauren and James provided the food tour for free.
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