Baja California > Ensenada

A whirlwind hop around the port city’s famed seafood stands, called by many as among the best in the world.

When globetrotting food lover Anthony Bourdain recently described Ensenada’s seafood-centric mariscos stands as ‘Le Bernardin-quality seafood in the street,’ it was of little surprise to CTH.

With its surrounding two seas, Baja California was primed to become one of the world’s great centers of ingredient-driven seafood cuisines.

For FAQs about our trips, please see below. ↓

$95 dlls p/person • Includes:

3 seafood street food dishes
1 craft brewery visit + tasting
Mezcal service onboard
Round trip transportation
CTH Host

Must be 18+ to participate

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Your Ensenada CTH Daycation in a nutshell.

THE RENDEZVOUS POINT

We meet on the US side of the border, at the San Ysidro Trolley station. We walk into Tijuana as a group, pass through Mexican customs, then meet our private transportation on the other side.

EAT. DRINK. REPEAT.

Once aboard, we welcome everyone w/ a mezcal tasting and embark on a 1.5 hour scenic drive to Ensenada. Over the course of the afternoon, our roving supper club will visit our favorite places in Ensenada’s booming curbside culinary scene, eating our way through the best of the city’s famed street food. We’ll wash it all down with craft beer at a renowned Baja brewery.

ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END

With full bellies + slight buzzes, we’ll head back to the border, where our transportation will drop us off at the pedestrian crossing on the Tijuana side. You will cross through the US Customs by foot. The exit of the facility is right where we started, at the San Ysidro Trolley Station. Border waits can be unpredictable.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

We meet at 9:30 am at get back to the border around 5:00 - 6:00 pm. All guests must have valid passports to both enter Mexico + return to the United States. We do some walking, so comfy shoes are suggested. After our craft beer tasting, CTHers often like to enjoy a few more rounds. The beer in Baja’s buzzworthy craft beer scene is definitely worthy of a buzz, so bringing some extra pocket money in the form of small bills is a good idea if you would like to imbibe a little more. US dollars or pesos are accepted everywhere in Ensenada. All of this, and more information will be detailed in your confirmation email upon reservation.

THE CTH WAY

A blogger once described Club Tengo Hambre outings this way: 'It felt like very cool friends were showing us around their town.' That's what CTH is all about. We are a roving supper club, not a food tour. Our trips are small, intimate gatherings. Our aim is to celebrate both the social aspect of food in bringing people together and the vibrant scene that makes Mexico the best place in the world for street food, craft beer and wine. We want you to bring your friends + make new ones.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

— Can I add more guests to my reservation?

Absolutely! If we still have room in our group we may be able to add extra guests to your existing reservation. Please email to confirm availability of spaces first.

— How large is the group?

Our Ensenada Daycations range from 6-10 guests at a time

— I am traveling solo. Can I attend one of your CTH Daycations?

Yes! Solo traveling is highly encouraged and welcome to join the CTH fun. Our groups are small and intimate.

— Is the food included?

Yes. Anything mentioned is paid and selected for you, including gratuity for our vendors. (Does not include your host’s and driver’s optional gratuity).

Bring small change to buy items that are not included in the program, like extra food, souvenirs, or simply for extra rounds. Some places do accept credit cards, with exception of the small family-owned establishments. US dollars are accepted.

— I'm spending time in Baja. Can we meet in Mexico?

We have a designated meeting spot in Tijuana and along the path to Ensenada. If you plan to do so, please email us to make sure we don't miss you!

We do not pick-up in locations outside of our path to Ensenada during public outings.

— Do I need a passport?

Yes. All guests need a valid passport to enter both Mexico and USA. In the last years, the walk into Mexico has been reconfigured and requests a valid passport to enter. Additionally, you are required to fill out the Forma Migratoria Múltiple (FMM) to enter Mexico. More on that in your confirmation email.

Global Entry is only recognized by the U.S. and Mexico does not honor it as a substitute to your passport.

— How much alcohol are we allowed to bring back into the US?

U.S. customs only allows you to cross 1 liter of alcohol per person who are 21 and over.

Official information by CBP right this way →

We know! We know! As we always say, more reasons to visit to Baja.

— What is your cancelation policy?

DUE TO LIMITED SPACES, ALL CLUB TENGO HAMBRE PREPAID RESERVATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

More info here.


 
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