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Melting Pot Food Tours

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Address: Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone Number: +1 424-247-9666
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Melting Pot Food Tours is the original food tour company in southern...

Melting Pot Food Tours is the original food tour company in southern California. If you are looking for new and different things to do in Los Angeles, a food tasting walking tour is sure to please. Choose from amongst Melting Pot Food Tours' flagship Original Farmers Market Food & History Tour, its highly rated Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, or its off-the-beaten-path East LA Latin Flavors Food & Culture Tour Private tours available with advance reservation.

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US$59.00*
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Los Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour
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US$75.00*
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Small-Group Food Walking Tour Through Old Pasadena
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Los Angeles Latin Food and Culture Small-Group Walking Tour

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Fantastic Tour of East LA with Amazing Food!

My husband and I took the East LA/Boyle Heights Latin food tour for his birthday gift. We are both huge foodies that have taken food tours in New York and Florence, Italy. This... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I took the East LA/Boyle Heights Latin food tour for his birthday gift. We are both huge foodies that have taken food tours in New York and Florence, Italy. This tour was such a good time! I had never been to Boyle Heights, which was such a unique and lovely part of town with amazing views of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour and tastings at the Los Angeles Original Farmers Market was an interesting and fun way to spend a morning. We ate great food, learned a lot and had good laughs. Our tour guide, Andrew, was efficient, considerate, knowledgeable and fun. He was sincerely concerned that we all have a good time. And we did.

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed our Market tour and time with Andrew. Thank you for posting this very kind review and for exploring the Market with us. We hope you'll return to shop and dine in the near future, and that you'll be our guests on another tour soon! More 

Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour is a great opportunity to feast upon some great Thai food with long time Thai Town resident and world renown Chef Jet Tila. Chef Tila’s knowledge of Thai food, how it is prepared and deep knowledge of the roots of Thai food in LA make this tour one of a kind. We visited three Thai restaurants where we... More 

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

It was so lovely of you to post these very kind words and this wonderfully thorough review, thank you so much! We think our "Ultimate Thai Town Tour" is extremely special too, and your description of Chef Jet is spot-on, we couldn't agree more re: what a fantastic gentleman he is. We will share your compliments with Jet and Andy,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We did the Melting Pot Farmers Market tour on Saturday and had a really great time. Our guide was super knowledgable and friendly. It was great to understand more about the area and hear the stories of each stall holder and by the end we felt we'd tasted things we would have never sampled on our own. Having done food... More 

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

We are touched and so appreciative of your kind words, and for hailing our tour as one of the best you've experienced. It is always our intention for guests to delight in the stories behind the foods shared, while trying new, extraordinary tastes and flavors ~ we love that you enjoyed all of that. We hope for the pleasure of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've been on a few food tours and I can say with certainty that this was an excellent tour. Andrew is engaging, knowledgeable, and funny, he kept us entertained and well fed! The history surrounding this farmer's market was so interesting, and everything we tasted was outstanding. Highly recommend this tour!

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

We are so appreciative of your kind words and recommendation of our Market tour. We agree that there is much to love about it, and Andrew does a great job of hosting our guests for certain. We'd love to welcome you back and see you on another tour soon! More 

Manalapan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Recently visited the LA farmer's Market food tour with Melting Pot Food Tours. We had a great time. Our tour was interesting, informative, and DELICIOUS!! Our tour guide Diane was fantastic. Loved that it was a small group of five. Highly recommend this for anyone who is a foodie!!

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to enjoy our Market tour and post these very kind compliments. It is surely our intention to have our tours be all of the above ;-) and we're very appreciative of your recommending us. We hope to host you in town again soon (we have even more deliciousness to share)! More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Had a terrific tour. Food was delicious and the history of market was very interesting. Diane, our tour guide, was so welcoming and knowledgeable. She knew all of the vendors, they are a tight family of merchants.

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your enjoying our tour during your visit to LA, and for reviewing your positive experience here. It is always our pure pleasure to share all of the Market's unique specialties - and beautiful people - with our guests, and we hope you'll visit again soon! More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I had a great walk through the LA Farmers market. This tour is a great way to learn some of the history of the market and the surrounding areas and taste some of the variety of food available at the market. Don't have a big breakfast before arriving!

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this kind review, for making time to enjoy our tour on your visit to LA, and for the caveat about eating in advance ;-) !! We hope you'll keep us in mind when you next return to LA from Down Under, we would love to host you for another tour in the future. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We took the LA Farmer's Market food tour and had the most wonderful time! There were 6 of us in the group which was perfect. The owner gave us our tour and was very passionate and knowledgeable about the entire market! There was so much history and plenty of fantastic food to be tried!! The market is huge, so there's... More 

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this wonderful review and for all of your kind compliments! We are always very touched when we're told that one of our tour experiences was a favorite part of a visitor's trip to LA, and we are so appreciative of your sharing this. It's exactly why we do what we do ~ we love our city,... More 

Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went on the Melting Pot Food Tour of Old Pasadena. Our informative and enthusiastic guide Barbara led us to different independent restaurants where we were give pretty large "tastings" of food. At Tortas Mexico we had a very large quarter of a carne asada sorta (sandwich- beware, it's a jalapeño not a green pepper lurking in there)- delicious. Then... More 

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MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

We adore when our guests love our tours as much as we do! Thank you for posting this very kind and lovely review. We agree that Barbara is a fantastic host for this special district, and you seemed to very much appreciate how the amazing food brings it all to beautiful life. We look forward to the joy of hosting... More 

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