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Los Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour

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Overview
Taste a range of foods from various vendors at the Original Los Angeles Farmers Market on this food tour. Your guide highlights various eateries in the large market, providing your small group with the inside scoop on what to try among the hundreds of options available. Samples make up enough food for a meal, and can be adjusted to accommodate most dietary requirements.
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You'll start at
The Original Farmers Market
6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USAMeet your tour leader beneath the TALL clock tower located on the NORTH side of the Farmers Market. There is a Taschen bookstore at the base of the tower. DO NOT meet at the clock tower near Starbuck's. For help, call 310-200-3679.
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    The Original Farmers Market
    Stop: 3 hours -
    The entire tour takes place within the Original Farmers Market where we sample and taste at 10 different food stalls. Be entertained with stories behind the food and behind this beloved landmark in business for over 85 years! Excite your taste buds with flavors from around the world while listening to stories about Los Angeles that you won't hear anywhere else. The Farmers Market, dubbed "The Original," is home to family businesses owned as far back as the 1930s, as well as local restaurants, cafés and gourmet grocery shops that are frequented by celebrities.
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You'll end at
The Original Farmers Market
6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USAMeet your tour leader beneath the TALL clock tower located on the NORTH side of the Farmers Market. There is a Taschen bookstore at the base of the tower. DO NOT meet at the clock tower near Starbuck's. For help, call 310-200-3679.
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Highlights
  • Visit the historic Los Angeles Farmers Market to taste delicious dishes
  • Try generous samples of savory and sweet food specialties
  • Find culinary gems among the hundreds of options available
  • Understand California’s history from a culinary perspective
What to Expect
Make your own way to the Los Angeles Farmers Market in the morning to meet your guide at the designated location. As you begin your walking tour of the market’s food stalls and grocers, hear about the history of the landmark business, which has been family-owned and operated since 1934. Approximately 100 vendors serve up dishes rooted in culinary traditions from around the world, and the market is popular with locals and Hollywood celebrities alike. Bring an appetite to sample foods that may include Brazilian-style churrascaria (barbecue), authentic Middle-Eastern mezzes (small dish appetizers), high-quality ice cream in unusual flavors, or handmade donuts named by USA Today as some of the best in the nation. Expect enough food samples to make up a hearty meal of some of the top cuisines in Los Angeles. With advance notice, samples can be adjusted to accommodate most dietary requirements.
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Departure Point
The Original Farmers Market, 6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Food tasting & beverages
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Parking fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please note specific dietary restrictions or food allergies for any member of your party at time of booking. We cannot arrange for tasting substitutions if we don't learn of dietary restrictions until the start of the tour.
  • Children and infants under 5 years old are welcome on the tour, however should they become restless or uncomfortable please take the appropriate steps to minimize distraction to the other guests. Strollers are recommended.
  • Children and infants under 5 years are complementary given that they are not participating in tastings.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Tour takes place entirely at The Original Farmers Market, requires minimal walking and allows frequent places to sit down
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
39Reviews
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By: Melting Pot Food Tours
552jeanettek
72
Great way to get familiar with Old Pasadena
Nick was a very personable and experienced guide. He told us about Pasadena's history and took us to a variety of
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Bjohnson1605
23
Great food tour
Andrew with Melting Pot Food Tours was great! Super knowledgeable about the history of the Original Farmer's
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Sandi M
10
Exceptional tour
The food tour through Old Pasadena was informative, delicious and fun. I learned so much about Pasadena and was
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timcrawley2017
Fort Worth, Texas
30
Farmers Market and The Grove
Fun place ... lots of unique local food booths and then right next to a very upscale shopping area (The Grove) ...
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Gayle W
Toronto, Canada
4619
Outstanding and scrumptious tour!
So many fabulous samples, so may endearing stories -- this was a wonderful food tour with our enthusiastic guide
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Robert L
St. Ives, Australia
2113
A must do in L.A
My wife and I travelled to Los Angeles from Australia and booked Melting Pot’s Farmer’s Market Food Walking Tour.
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Tracey-Lee S
30796
Loved this food tour
We did this tour today with Barbara and had a fabulous time. Barbara is super lovely, really informative and quite
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andrewf11
London, United Kingdom
5825
Great!
We had a great time on the Latin foods tour. Nick did a fabulous job explaining and putting in context the local
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Globaltravler2002
San Francisco, California
179
Wonderful Tour
It was a great decision to join this tour to check out the farmers market for the first time. Kevin’s knowledge
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sasuke80
Soenderborg, Denmark
2318
Nice experience, to be recommended
We joined the East LA tour and our guide was excellent: Nick knew so much about LA that we really felt lucky to
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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