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Melting Pot Food Tours

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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...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide Barbara spent hours with us explaining the history of the Los Angeles Farmers Market and introduced us to many of the vendors of the family owned stalls. This is a flat walking area with no steps and is easy to navigate. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DonnaSue24
tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for bringing your family to enjoy our Tour, and for posting such lovely, kind words. We love that you had such a positive experience and returned to spend more time, I'm sure our merchants were excited to welcome you back. We...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019

Love the varieties of foods and the ambience that they have managed like the old days. The price is average but can be lower. The parking is sufficient enough. It was our second trip going there. The first one is in December 2017

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank benjamin12140
tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you returning to the Market for a second time and for coming out to enjoy our Tour. We appreciate your appreciation of this iconic landmark and hope you will return again before long!

Reviewed 27 January 2019

What a great way to spend the morning! So much history and excellent food - Barbara's energy and knowledge, friendships around the market and obvious passion made this an experience we'll never forget. Thank you again Barbara!

Date of experience: January 2019
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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

And thank you for your very kind words and taking the time to post this review! We agree that Barbara is fantastic and we'll share your comments with her. We hope that you'll tour with us again soon, we're waiting to welcome you back!

Reviewed 13 January 2019

We took the walking tour of Old Pasadena. Small group of just 10. Visited several small ethnic restaurants, unique shops - olive oil, soap, etc. Met owners. Heart history of the city told by native born guide. Great food, good exercise, nice pace.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cheryl K
tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Thank you for posting this very kind review and recommendation. We love that you had such a positive experience and we hope you will tour with us again soon!

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and I had some time before we flew out to New Zealand, so we decided that this would be a great way to spend our last day in America. Our host Barbara was great. She was very friendly and knowledgeable about old Pasadena....More

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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Thank you for taking time to post this very kind review, and for choosing our Tour during your visit to America, we're honored! We love that you enjoyed Barbara, we agree she is fantastic. We love that you got a taste of the very special...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018

This food tour was absolutely fantastic. I was fortunate enough to have both owners of the company on my tour (Diane and Lisa), and they were so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The location was so unique and the food was amazing. Flavours I've never tasted before,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thank you Melissa, for including our tour during your visit to LA and for posting these very kind words and recommendation, we so appreciate it! We obviously agree that this corner of LA is so very special and rave-worthy, and we love that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

I purchased a tour for myself and my wife for her birthday and couldn’t have been more pleased! It was great to taste food from really great, fun local restaurants and shops. Our tour guide Sabrina was phenomenal and had a ton of great local...More

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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

To begin, happiest birthday to your wife, and we hope that all of her wishes come true! Thank you so much for choosing our tour to celebrate, we are always honored to be included in such special occasions! We love that you enjoyed everything that...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

On Saturday with Nick, we met a small group of fun, travelers. We went to places in East LA, that we would never have been to. The authentic, beautiful food, the food market and the mole ....wowsers. The goat taco and the pupusa were incredible....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

What lovely, kind words! We are so appreciative of your coming all the way from New Zealand to be our guest, and to explore this very special neighborhood with us, thank you. We hope that other travelers heed your advice ~ on behalf of Nick,...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

As a native Angeleno myself, I was so impressed with Lisa’s knowledge of Farmer’s Market. Such fascinating info and yummy food. My six friends and I had a blast. I would recommend this tour to anyone who loves hometown history and eating. Thank you, Lisa...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for coming out to enjoy our tour and for posting this very kind review! Our tours are in fact designed to inspire an appreciation of the myriad of flavors that shine in our great city, and we love that you had such a...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Excellent food. And the guides were fantastic. They had many fun facts about the places we visited as well as the area of LA we were touring.

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Date of experience: July 2018
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tifosa23, Owner at Melting Pot Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for enjoying our Latin Flavors tour and for posting this very kind review! We hope you will tour with us again soon, we're waiting to welcome you.

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Response from Fechef | Reviewed this property |
yes it would be great for kids; but I would recommend that they be older than 6. While you are walking around the farmer's market there are opportunities to sit so it should be good for kids. Have fun!
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Drruth05
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Response from Patty L | Reviewed this property |
The places you go on the tour are certainly good for children and they are welcome on the tour. You still have to pay full price for each unless they are under 5 yes old. It is a good experience for all.
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