Taste the best that Los Angeles' Hollywood neighborhood has to offer as you explore five local eateries and pass the area's top sights on this combination walking and driving small-group food tour. Whether you're looking to see a different side of the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown, or simply in search of some tasty local eats, this tour has your name written all over it.
Start your food exploration at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, home to the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929. Meet your guide at 10am outside the front doors of the hotel. The front doors are located on Hollywood Boulevard directly across from Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and La La Land Souvenir Shop.
Proceed on an exploration of a strip of interesting retail attractions along Melrose, where you'll get a chance to wander past some of the city's trend-setting boutiques and stop by the many gourmet cafes where the area celebs grab their power lunches. Head next to the famous Sunset Strip, a meeting place for rock and roll fanatics from around the world. A number of celebrated music venues, including the Viper Room and Whisky a Go Go, line its streets. Your guide, who happens to live in the area, will share amusing anecdotes about this famous thoroughfare's history and its many star-powered sightings.
Finish your tour after four hours of sightseeing and noshing, your belly full from some of the city's best local eateries and a chance to view a slice of daily life in the city's famous Hollywood neighborhood.
For a list of potential food stops included on the tour, check out the itinerary details below.