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San José: Nighttime Food Culture Tour with Cocktail Class

1. San José: Nighttime Food Culture Tour with Cocktail Class

Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the city. Explore San Jose by Night, complete with local markets, cultural icons, and a tasty dinner with wine! Starting with the Central Market, which, is the only way to learn about the city’s food. Stroll the market with your local guide and get to know the secrets, uses of the roots, herbs, and fruit common in local cuisines, including ingredients that will play a role in your authentic Costa Rican dinner later. The locals say that you can get anything you need at the Central Market, even love potions for attracting a boyfriend or girlfriend. After the market, we’ll make our way down Central Avenue, learning about the city’s history and anecdotes, as well as visiting one of the most architecturally beautiful buildings in San Jose, the National Theatre. From there, our appreciation for San Jose’s historical architecture continues, with a walk through Morazán Park and we will visit Mr. Sloth Coffee Shop to make el "Morenito" one delicious coffee cocktail and try "Golden Rush" cocktail. We’ll continue to charm Barrio Amon, one the oldest neighborhoods we’ll be spending the rest of the evening at a favorite Farm to table concept private home dinning that specializes in wine and gourmet food like Caribbean pre-Hispanic food and drinks such as craft beers based on products such as corn and honey combined with ginger, basil, blackberry, watermelon, vanilla, cocoa and coffee and also in sangrias. This cozy establishment offers the best in Costa Rican cuisine a unique space that offers art, culture, history as well as fine dining.

San Jose: City Tour by Night

2. San Jose: City Tour by Night

Learn about the rich culture and history of Costa Rica on a guided tour of the city of San Jose by night. Start the tour with pickup from your hotel and travel to La Sabana Park where you will meet your guide. Here, get an overview of the history of Costa Rica's capital city. Learn about the history and current political climate of Costa Rica as you wander through the city with your guide. Stop outside sites of historical interest such as the National Theater, a monument built in 1897 known as "the Jewel of San Jose." See the Costa Rican Gold Museum, several national embassies, the National Stadium, and the University of Costa Rica. At the end of the tour, enjoy a delicious traditional dinner in one of the most fashionable areas of the city.

San José: Guided Gastronomy and History Walking Tour

3. San José: Guided Gastronomy and History Walking Tour

Enjoy the beautiful east side of the city and get food tastings around the city with the expertise of a local guide. Taste local chocolate, 2 traditional dishes to sample, and dessert. Start at the National Theatre's lobby. Afterward, visit Steinvorth building, one of the hidden gems in the heart of San José. Here, sample a native cacao preparation, produced in Costa Rica. Next, stop at a traditional Costa Rican food restaurant where you can try a typical "Olla de Carne", a local soup that includes beef and assorted vegetables. Continue to a modern restaurant to taste a fusion of traditional food and modern dishes. Then, continue to Barrio Escalante, a trendy neighborhood of San Jose. Try traditional Costa Rican tacos, called gallos, made with a delicious tortilla and assorted ingredients. Finally, stop in for ice cream as dessert. Walk around Escalante as you eat, admiring the early 20th-century architecture. Finish at the cute France Park, from where you can safely return to your hotel.

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What people are saying about National Theatre of Costa Rica

Good group dynamic, learning about "sodas" was something totally new, enjoyed ice cream tasting, making drink shots, learning the history of different statues and just getting into a Costa Rican mindset versus other Latin American countries. Would highly recommend this experience to others -- the four hour tour is well worth the cost!

I love and enjoyed the tour. We all had so much fun. It was very informative and the they are very knowledgeable.

My driver was excellent felt safe and git to view a few hidden gems and have my first authentic Costa Rican meal!

Great insight into San Jose, Daniel showed us shopping district and some yummy cocktails. Thoroughly recommend!!

Tour guides were very friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed the tour and definitely recommend them.