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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
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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Small-Group Food Walking Tour Through Old Pasadena
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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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A palet of tastes, spiced with enthusiasm and joy for food

Me and my wife (she choose actually) liked this tour because we both like cooking and an introduction to some quality food beside all the often garbage at burger restaurants an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2011
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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2011

Me and my wife (she choose actually) liked this tour because we both like cooking and an introduction to some quality food beside all the often garbage at burger restaurants an the like. We were not disappointed at all by the enthusiastic introductions by Kendall, our guide. She showed us some hi- and delights at farmers market and along 3rd... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

We live about 30 minutes from Pasadena, but my parents were visiting from NY and wanted to do something special. A friend recommended the Melting Pot LA tour, but the Pasadena one fit better into our schedule. Our guide, Barbara, was super fun and friendly. She knew a ton about the area and places we visited, as well as knew... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2011

I have always wanted to do a food tour and finally had the chance with the Melting Pot Tour of L.A.'s original Farmer's Market. It was one of the best things I have ever done on a vacation. Our guide was extremely informative. It was great to visit the many vendors and the tastings amounted to more than a normal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2011

We (me + friend + teenage son) on the Farmers Market W3 Street walking tour. Our guide was Kendal, she was a delight. The tour was relaxed, informal, informative and fun. The tastings were yummy. Kendal provided wonderful and interesting history of the market, the food, the owners and good insight into the food. The walk along W3 was informative... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2011

We loved this tour. We were a group of four on this tour and enjoyed it so much. We were happy to have a few hours after the tour to enjoy the Farmer's Market and Grove so we could go back and really take in all Kendall had shown us. This tour was a lot of fun and the food... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2011

I loved this tour! As a local this food tour is not only great to do when friends and family come to visit, it made the Farmers Market and 3rd Street much more accessible. I was able to discover some great little gems, like Bob's Doughnuts (try the apple fritter!) as well as have tastings at several restaurants on 3rd... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2011

We LOVED our tasting tour of old Pasadena. Years ago we did a tasting tour in NYC and enjoyed it, so when we came across this tour we decided to try it. This tour far surpassed our other experience! Our guide was so interesting, the food amazing (and lots of it) and the walk was great. I particularly loved the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2011

We took the tour of the Farmer's Market as part of a wedding weekend excursion for out-of-town guests and it was a highlight!!! I'd been before without a guide and found it fascinating, but overwhelming. Summer and Kendall made the rich history come alive and skillfully navigated us through the whole market with stops for tasting, meeting store owners, and... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2011

Ten of us took the Farmers' Market tour at 10am on Friday September 23rd. All of us live in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. We loved the food and our guide, Kendall, was awesome. Some of us made a big mistake in that we ate breakfast before the tour. DO NOT EAT BEFORE THE TOUR. You will get lots of food -... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2011

The Farmer's Market food tour put on by Melting Pot Food Tours was incredible. Not only do you get to taste TONS of different and unique foods but you learn a lot about the history of the area, meet incredibly nice restaurant owners and overall have a great time. I would highly recommend this tour to absolutely anyone, whether you... More 

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