Manila Binondo Shared Walking Food Tour with Guide

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Summary

Tour starts
Santa Cruz Church, Plaza Sta. Cruz, Santa Cruz, Manila, Metro Ma
Duration
2 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Description

Feast on some of Binondo’s most famous Chinese dishes and treats with this shared Binondo walking food tour. This tour already comes with a guide that will lead you through the streets of Binondo.

Established in 1594, Binondo is the oldest Chinatown in the world and is home to several restaurants, food stalls, and tea houses that serve both Chinese and Filipino cuisine. It has become one of the go-to places in Metro Manila for a gastronomic experience.

This tour will last around three to four hours and can begin at either 9 AM or 3 PM, so choose the schedule that fits your itinerary for the day. First, you must meet in front of the Santa Cruz Church in Manila. Since this is a shared tour, be at the meet-up spot on time so you won’t be tagged as a no-show and left by the group. While some stops will offer a food sampler for those part of this tour, remember to bring enough cash with you so you can try more food and buy snacks that you can bring home.

You’ll begin with a walking tour of Ongpin Street, which is lined with eateries. Shanghai Fried Siopao and New Eastern Garden Restaurant are your first two stops. Here, you can try two Filipino-Chinese food favorites: siopao and lumpia.

At the Santo Cristo de Longos, you’ll take a break from eating and see the famous cross that is said to have been in Binondo since the Spanish period. Afterward, you’ll go hopia shopping in Eng Bee Tin Grocery, where you can also buy tikoy and mooncakes.

Make sure you have room in your stomach for more delicious food, as you will still try Lord Stow’s egg pies, Dong Bei Dumplings dim sum, and Ling Nam Noodle Factory and Wanton Parlor’s noodles.

Before heading to your final stop, Binondo Church, you’ll enjoy mocha and vanilla chiffon cakes at Eng Ho Bake Shop for your dessert.

Eat your way through Binondo in Manila with this shared walking food tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Included

Shared Binondo Walking Food tour with DOT-Accredited Tour Guide Assistance
Tour Itinerary: Visits to Sta. Cruz Church, Ongpin, Shanghai Fried Siopao, New Eastern Lumpia, Cross Longos, Eng Bee Tin Grocery, Lord Stow's Egg Pie, Dong Bei Dumplings, Ling Nam Noodles, Engho Bake Shop, and Binondo Church
Complimentary tasting menu at selected food establishments (Shanghai Fried Siopao, New Eastern Lumpia, Dong Bei Dumplings, and Lord Stow's Egg Pie)
Not Included: Other activities onsite, Food Sampling, Tips and Gratuities

Activities

Food Tours
Shared Tours

What to bring

Valid ID
Vaccination Card
Umbrella
Reusable Water Bottle
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency

Good to know

This is a shared tour. Sampling of food in other food establishments included in the itinerary is under personal account.

Meet up is 9:00AM or 3:00PM in front of Sta. Cruz Church. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.

Children Friendly: Yes!

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes, but kindly expect that the itinerary includes walking for the whole span of the tour.

The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.

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