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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 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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Small-Group Food Walking Tour Through Old Pasadena
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Los Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour
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Los Angeles Latin Food and Culture Small-Group Walking Tour

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Best tour we had on this trip

The Farmers Market is great, I had been there several times but after this tour I left knowing about it's history, how it is how it is, and best of all I left wanting to come back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Carlo G
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Farmers Market is great, I had been there several times but after this tour I left knowing about it's history, how it is how it is, and best of all I left wanting to come back and trying more things. We had a taste of their best places, the food was great and Andrew was a great tour guide,... More 

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

Thank you for posting these very kind words about our Market tour, and your guide Andrew. We loved that you - and your children! - enjoyed your experience and we do hope you will return to the Market over and again. We promise you will always leave wanting more! More 

Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Andrew made this Tour really interesting. He has an excellent knowledge of the Farmers Market history. We really enjoyed all our samples.

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

We appreciate your posting your complimentary review and kind words about Andrew, thank you. We hope to host you again on a future visit to LA! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have now taken the tour of the Farmers Market 3 times. Each time bringing different people with me as guests. I have lived in Los Angeles all my life and it is one of the best tours I have taken anywhere. The history is interesting, the location is charming and eclectic, and the food is more than plenty to... More 

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

We are so delighted that you have enjoyed our Market tour over and again! Thank you so very much for your kind words and for posting this lovely review. We ourselves are quite "picky" about food and we love that you appreciate our selections on the tour, we are certainly the biggest fans of those foods! We hope you will... More 

Hernando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barbara also has a very good relationship with the store owners that we visited. We were treated to great service and wonderful generous portions of delicious food by the stops along the way. I highly recommend this tour and will be participating in other Melting Pot Tours.

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

Thank you for your lovely review, recommendation, and kind words about Barbara. We agree that she does a fantastic job of sharing Old Pasadena with our guests. Our other tours are waiting to warmly welcome you, we hope to host you again very soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I did this tour when visiting LA for the first time. It combined interesting history with fantastic food! There was a very large variety in what we ate, and definitely enough to fill you up! We liked the one place so much, that we came back for dinner! Would highly recommend and would definitely do again.

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

We are so happy you experienced our tour during your first trip to LA, and thank you for your very kind words and recommendation. We started our company so that people could learn about and experience our city through its great food, and we love that you returned for another delicious meal the same day! When you are in town... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Enjoyable morning of good food and LA history. So many more places to see that we went back the next day and did our own tasting of the places we didn't have the opportunity taste during the tour.

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

Thank you for your kind words and for posting a review of our tour. We love that you made a second visit on your own, it makes us feel that we've done our job well. We hope you'll make many more return visits and share your discoveries with others, and perhaps will consider another tour with us soon. More 

La Canada Flintridge, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We took the Original Farmer's Market Tour with Lisa. Although my husband and I have visited the Farmer's Market several times, we have never really knew of its history or much about the food stalls, markets, and restaurants. We live in Southern California, and learned so much from Lisa, who took into consideration my need to be gluten-free and I... More 

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

We love that you enjoyed your tour with Lisa at the Market, and we really appreciate your kind words, thank you! We agree that the Market has so much unique charm and allure, and we're quite honored to be its official food tour host. It will be our joy and pleasure to host you again on a future tour and... More 

malibu, ca.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I have now done their Old Pasadena tour and the Farmers Market tour. Just did the Farmers Market one and I learned so much about the place that I never knew before. To try so many of the foods from the vendors was so much fun and soooo good. Highly recommend it

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

Thank you so much for posting your very kind review, and especially for being one of our prized return guests! We are pleased to say, with great appreciation, that guests like yourself make us love what we do all the more. We very much hope to welcome you again and again to enjoy future tours and events! More 

Floyds Knobs, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

TAKE. ANY. TOUR. THEY. OFFER! If you only have time in Los Angeles for one tour, this is the company you need to take it with. Lisa and Diane, sisters who started the company, are amazing. They have a firm business philosophy of treating their guests how they would want to be treated and they went out of their way... More 

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

What a gift to receive your overflowing compliments and very kind words about our tour and our company, thank you so much! We love that you enjoyed our Latin Flavors tour; we agree that it is so very special and its stories, foods, and the people who bring it to life are true treasures in our city. It would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Our organization booked this tour for a group of 14 ladies as a "post Mother's Day" outing, and it was simply fantastic! The tour guide Lisa was extremely knowledgeable about the history and nuggets of Farmer's Market, and the nine (9) tasting selections were great! We sampled coffee, donuts, tacos, Brazilian meats, fresh fruit, toffee, Mediterranean food, ice cream and... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review, recommendation, and kind words about our tour of the Original Farmers Market. We love that your experience was a very special and positive one. On the rare occasions that owners Lisa or Diane host tours, it's surely our joy and pleasure to be with guests who have such a profound appreciation of our great... More 

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