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Second Cantinas Walking Tour at Centro Histórico... salud!

Hosted by the Consul of the Mexico City Cocktails, Wine & Spirits Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 08 Sep 17:00 - 23:00

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Due to the success of our Cantinas Waling tour last month, we will have a new edition with different cantinas but the same fun.

What’s included:

- Walking tour for aproximately 5 hours visiting Cantinas of the porfirian period, still icons of Mexico City:
1.- Cantina el Gallo de Oro (famous since Protected content
2.- Bar Mancera (with its beautiful french style arquitecture)
3.- Catina La Faena (with its extravagant decoration and jukebox)
4.- Buenos Aires (we will repeat this one to have fun at the karaoke room)

- Tasting of pulque and tequila between cantinas.

- Snacks (cacahuates, habas, garbanzos) with the tasting.

- Billingual guide who will tell us about the importance of cantinas in the history of this country, and the relevance and characteristics of the most important mexican spirits: pulque, tequila, mezcal, and beer.

- Entretainment, the guide will be dressed as an important character of mexican popular history.

Not included:

- Any drink or food you order inside the cantinas. I recommend to ask for the specialty cocktail in each one.

- Tips for the waiters inside the cantinas.

IMPORTANT: To reserve your place, please make a deposit of either the whole amount or $150 pesos to my account before September 7:Protected content

Historically a private space for men to drink, talk and play domino, nowadays Cantinas represent traditional gathering places for friends and families where everyone’s invited: the rich and the poor, labor workers, university students and bankers, everyone’s a comrade. Cantinas are all about celebrating everything like good Mexicans, by saying Salud!

Unfortunately, cantinas are becoming extinct; nowadays there are less than 30 of the original ones. So don't miss this opportunity to visit some of the most representative ones before they disappear.