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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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Thai town tour with Jet Tila

What a fantastic day in every way. Highly recommend this tour. Chef Tila is very informative and personable and just fun to be around. So many gems on the tour. Excellent and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Robin W
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Santa Monica
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Santa Monica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic day in every way. Highly recommend this tour. Chef Tila is very informative and personable and just fun to be around. So many gems on the tour. Excellent and unique day.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

5 stars seriously.... I requested for a sign language interpreter for this tour, they were committed to ensure my accessibility as a top priority. They were able to secure two interpreters and made this experience an incredible way to start my life in LA.Gracias!

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

We love that you were able to enjoy our very special Latin Flavors Tour as a wonderfully warm introduction to our City of Angels and, welcome to your new home. Thank you for posting this very kind review, we hope all blessings find you in your new life here in LA! More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the Farmers Market tour with Andrew, and enjoyed every second of it. Had foods ranging from aforementioned doughnuts to toffee to churrasco to much more beside. A definite highlight of my recent visit to LA, and were I to return my 100% must do recommendation for anyone who fancies learning about LA and eating great food.

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1 Thank Anickerson84
MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

You know, we just love when guests dream about the food on our tours ... that even happens to us sometimes ;-). Thank you for posting this lovely review and recommendation and for making time to enjoy our tour during your time in our City of Angels. We feel visitors deserve a positive experience like this during their travels, so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved every minute of the Melting Pot Food Tour in Pasadena. Tried all sorts of new food and learned about Pasadena. It was 3.5 hours long, but it didn't feel like it. My daughter is 7 months pregnant and comfortably walked the tour! I have Celiacs and can't eat gluten (wheat), and I had a delicious alternative at every stop.... More 

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

We are so delighted that you and your daughter enjoyed the tour and all of the delicious food offered, and thank you for kindly posting this review and recommending us. We hope you will explore our other tours in the future with your beautiful family! More 

Irvine, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 7 friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our food tour of Old Pasadena. The guide, food and information were just terrific! We love learning about the history of Pasadena, and all the fun little sights you would walk right on by if you don't take one of these tours. Being able to support the small, family owned restaurants is just... More 

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

We love that you appreciated everything that is important for us to share in Old Pasadena and on all of our tours, and thank you for posting such kind words about us. Guests like you and yours are one of the best reasons we love what we do! We hope for the joy of hosting you again soon. More 

California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having grown up in the Los Angeles area and visiting the Farmers Market on numerous occasions, I had not known the remarkable history of it. This all changed with this tour. Our tour guide, Andrew Carter not only gave us a passionate historical background of the market and surrounding area, but took us to many food stops along the way... More 

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

Thank you for enjoying our Market tour and for posting this very kind review. We agree that an audience with Bob Tusquellas is a serious highlight ;-) and we love that you had that experience! We will share your compliments with Andrew and we hope you will come and tour with us again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Andrew did a brilliant job of showcasing the Farmers Market, while providing us with tasty treats from a variety of stands. Learning about the history was a fascinating accompaniment to the food.

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

Thank you for enjoying our tour and posting this very positive review which we know Andrew will appreciate! We hope to host you and yours again very soon. More 

Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to spend a few hours on a Saturday! The tour of the sausage factory was very interesting. You get to learn how the packing, drying and aging process really works. Their meats are of very high quality and delicious. The Paella lunch afterwards was a highlight. Everything was delicious. Then we were able to shop in... More 

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

We love that you chose our very delicious La Espanola event and we so appreciate your posting this lovely review! We agree that this is a very special experience and we hope that your kind words encourage others to join us in the future. Diane and the Dona Juana family loved hosting your wonderful group, and we hope you'll be... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Original Farmers Market Food Tour added a nice blend of local history and savory eats. Our tour guide Andrew was knowledgeable and charismatic. We had a smaller group of 6 so made it intimate and more personable. The food stops hit a lot of the older and tastier food spots. We had a great morning and were quite full... More 

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

Thank you for coming out to enjoy our tour and for posting this very kind review! We love that you had such a positive experience at one of our favorite LA destinations, and we will surely pass along your lovely compliments to Andrew. We hope to host you again very soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We took the tour with a local couple we didn't know. We really enjoyed the experience! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. We learned a lot & all of the food we ate was great! Would love to bring something like this to Oklahoma!

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Thank OKBarnett75
MeltingPotFoodTours, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our tour during your visit to LA and for posting this lovely review, we really appreciate your kind words! The Market is such a special place to share and we love that you had the experience you so deserved ... best wishes to create food tours in Oklahoma, we promise that the locals and visitors would... More 

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