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Melting Pot Food Tours

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Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Address: W. 3rd Street & Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone Number: 424-247-9666
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Description: 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
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Last minute-great tour

My husband and I were looking for something to do to avoid rush hour traffic in LA and found this awesome tour based on other reviews. I was glad that they were able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were looking for something to do to avoid rush hour traffic in LA and found this awesome tour based on other reviews. I was glad that they were able to accommodate a private tour last minute. It lived up to the reviews and was a great experience of the many different foods in LA. Diane was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The food tour at the Farmers' Market in LA is a great experience. Diane was such a great host. She shared personal stories, introduced us to new foods and friends and was full of knowledge about the market. I highly recommend spending time on one of these tours. You'll have a blast, learn some history and fill your belly up!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I've taken this tour twice now: once a friend brought me, and once I took a different friend. Both times the tour was wonderful and we enjoyed the experience thoroughly, although I think the tour has actually improved in the year since I took it the first time. All of the stops where food is sampled are highlights, of course,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Loved it. Best food tour ever, so much different food to try and all delicious. Great tour guide as well. Am now hooked on the Chinese chicken salad at Joan's on third. Awesome experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was the first food tour my husband and I took in Los Angeles and it turned out to be the best. We were lucky to have Diane as our guide for the Farmers Market Tour because she has an excellent relationship with all the stallholders we visited and they seemed genuinely pleased to have us sample their wares. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Perfectly planned and seamlessly executed. We loved the restaurant choices. The interesting facts and stories about each area in East LA were fascinating. We also had a blast talking "Chicago Chefs" with our Chef tour guide. She made the tour. Will definitely go again when we are out next time.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Went on a tour with my co-workers. Great way to bond with others and experience LA on your feet and through your stomach.

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A fun and different way to experience varities of venues. Personal and caring. Places we probably wouldn't go on our own..

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I've taken the Farmers Market and Old Town Pasadena tours and both were wonderful! Learned a lot and the food was delicious - the tour guides are friendly, knowledgeable, and witty. Look forward to our next Melting Pot Tour!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Even tho I've lived in LA all my life, this tour felt like a vacation in a new and fascinating locale. I was among friends, welcomed into every place we stopped at, and pampered with goodies. Every place was new to me, and with the easy-paced walk, I didn't feel I was just sitting and eating--in spite of all the... More 

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