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Eat Rio Food Tours (and beyond!)

With over 7,000 happy customers since 2013, we specialize in creating unique culinary experiences that showcase the best of Brazilian food and offer a deep insight into what makes Rio de Janeiro such a special city.

We’ve never liked ‘traditional tourism’, and we don’t want you to feel like a tourist. Our aim is to make you feel like a friend-of-a-friend is showing you around town and introducing you to the hidden gems that only locals know about. So forget branded polo shirts, tour buses, and flag-wielding tour guides – we’ve got something much more special (and fun!) in store for you.

And the food tours are just the beginning. We’ll give you insider tips on the best places to eat, drink, and have fun in Rio. We can recommend everything from samba clubs and cachaça bars to fine dining, forest hikes, museums, and unique gift shops.

Sadly, it’s all too easy to fall into the tourist traps and end up in mediocre, overpriced bars, restaurants, and hotels. But with our help, you’ll discover the places that will make your trip truly unforgettable – delicious meals, amazing nights out, and the most magical activities.

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What Past Guests Said About Our Tours

Marcela has a magnetic personality and is a wonderfully enthusiastic guide to the foods of Rio. This is not a stuffy tour: both Marcela and the Rio streets are teeming with vibrant life. Highly recommend.

I have visited more than 50 countries in the world and love to cook and eat. I have taken many tours, cooking classes and experiential visits in various countries. Tom’s food tour is absolutely at the top of my list. Tom is easy going, smart and charismatic. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who has an interest in local foods and culture. You will NOT be disappointed.

It was simply Amazing!!!! So authentic and fun!!! Best tour I have experienced in Rio de Janeiro.

Tom brings to his work a wonderful curiosity and exuberance for sharing the city and the hidden culinary gems within it. Along the way we ate, drank, learned and laughed our way through cuisine from all over Brazil. I would never have experienced the variety of food and interesting locations on my own.

We had the BEST time on the tour yesterday. The highlight of our trip!! Marcela was such a fantastic guide; it really was a day that we’ll remember forever.

Fabulous day out with Gabriel from Eat Rio food tours. The tour was small only 6 of us which was perfect it felt more like a group of friends going out than an organised tour. The tour is great value for money as everything is included and there really are no hidden extras.

This tour was everything I wanted it to be. Tom was kind, knowledgeable, and engaging. I have some food allergies and Tom made sure to let me know what was safe, without making me feel like it was an inconvenience! You can tell that Tom loves what he does almost as much as he loves Rio itself. Can’t recommend this tour enough.

Marcela was absolutely AMAZING. Just book it! The BEST tour, my travel companion is Brazilian and loved it and learned so much. It was honestly one of the best food tours I’ve ever taken!

This was one of our highlights of Rio – visiting places we never would have as tourists. Marcela, Ingrid and Tom all made the day incredible – a must do if in Rio.

I am repeating what many ahead of me have said, but this tour deserves it.  You sample a multitude of juices, fruits, street dishes, deserts, alcoholic drinks and even Amazonian cuisines. In addition to the tour being about food, he also has a wealth of knowledge about the city, showing you famous landmarks, art and local knowledge along the way. Finally, if the other 100 5 star reviews don’t entice you, hopefully this last one does. TAKE THE TOUR.

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