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Melting Pot Food Tours

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Address: Los Angeles, CA 90036
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+1 424-247-9666
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09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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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Los Angeles Latin Food and Culture Small-Group 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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Fabulous Food Tour of the LA Farmer's Market

We did the Farmer's Market tour with Andrew and loved every minute. As a family of three with an 18 yr. old daughter, it was a fun and informative way to learn more about LA and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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SASKATOON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Farmer's Market tour with Andrew and loved every minute. As a family of three with an 18 yr. old daughter, it was a fun and informative way to learn more about LA and enjoy some great food. Andrew was great - he knew a great deal about the vendors at the Market. He had a great sense... More 

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

Thank you for bringing your family to enjoy our Market tour, and for kindly posting this very positive review. We love that you had Andrew as your guide, he does a great job ensuring that our guests have a 5-star experience to appreciate this very special venue. We hope that you'll visit the Market again soon if possible, and that... More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Old Pasadena Tour with Laura and truly enjoyed every minute. The tour was really well-paced with just the right amount of time at each place, a nice amount of walking and delicious food. Laura was a great guide full of interesting information about Pasadena and the places we were eating. We also lucked out and had a... More 

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

Happy New Year and thank you so very much for posting this very kind and complimentary review of our Old Pasadena tour. We love that you visited at such a festive time, and that you had Laura at the helm ~ we agree that she does a fantastic job of inspiring our guests to fall in love with this beautiful... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had an excellent time with Andrew on the Melting Pot tour of the LA farmers market. Andrew shared lots of local history and stories about the various proprietors. He clearly knows the various stall operators. The food sampling was great - we didn't need to get lunch! This was our first food tour and we're now... More 

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

Happy New Year and thank you for taking time to post this lovely review sharing such kind words about our Market tour. We love that you enjoyed so much about your experience, and we will share your compliments with Andrew. Kindly do join us for another tour, we very much look forward to hosting you again! More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to get a taste of the city, so to speak. Learned history and learned the local flavor. Fun touring and getting to know others on the group.

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

Happy New Year and thank you for enjoying our tour and posting this complimentary review. We hope to host you again in the future for more tastes of our great city! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our recent “Melting Pot Food Tour” of the old Farmer’s Market. Andrew, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, helpful and personable. He was obviously well trained. There were multiple, small delicious tastings along the way, which added up to a delicious meal spread out over 2 ½ hours.

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

Happy holidays, and thank you taking time to post this very kind review. We agree that Andrew's hosting the delicious foods and stories behind them, makes for a really great time and experience of this landmark that we love. We hope for the pleasure of hosting you again on another tour soon! More 

Nipomo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fun two and a half hour tour of the Original Farmers Market with our tour guide Andrew. He brought to life the past times of Los Angeles and seamlessly wove it in to the present day with his knowledge of the hard working families that built the market and their descendants who still make and provide such high... More 

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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this wonderful review, and for your profound appreciation of our Market tour! We love that your experience of the Market was everything we sincerely hope for our guests, and we will surely pass along your kind compliments to Andrew. Come join us for another tour soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow, what a great food tour! After going to the Original Farmers Market in LA for many years, this gave me a totally new appreciation for what it is and the history behind it! Thank You, Diane, for a terrific tour!

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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting these kind words. We love that you enjoyed our Market tour so much and that you perhaps when you return again, you'll feel so "in the know"! It is always our privilege to inspire our guests to fall more in love with this place, and we hope that you'll enjoy another of our tours soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

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

We are delighted and honored that you chose our Tour for this special occasion and that you enjoyed it all so much, thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review. It's our - and Andrew's, surely! - joy and privilege to be ambassadors-of-sorts of this very special region of our great city, and we positively love when... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

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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