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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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$75*
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Small-Group Food Walking Tour Through Old Pasadena
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$59*
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Los Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour
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$75*
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Los Angeles Latin Food and Culture Small-Group Walking Tour

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I purchased a private tour of the Farmer's Market for my wife's birthday. We had an amazing experience with our guide, Sabrina, who provided us with great facts and history about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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marina del rey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I purchased a private tour of the Farmer's Market for my wife's birthday. We had an amazing experience with our guide, Sabrina, who provided us with great facts and history about the market, while arranging some amazing tastings. Thanks again Lisa and Sabrina. My wife had a great birthday.

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

We are so appreciative of your sharing your experience, and we're always honored to be part of a special celebration! Thank you for these very kind words, we'll be sure to share them with Sabrina, who always makes our guests feel special. On behalf of everyone here, Happy Birthday again to your wife, we hope all of her wishes come... More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family, that included two teenagers, agreed this was the best food tour we've taken by a long-shot. Andrew, our tour guide, had in-depth knowledge of the LA area and made the food and vendors at the Original Farmers Market come to life. He introduced us to some amazing food and several of the proprietors; it is clear he is... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind review and for enjoying our tour with your family. We agree that Andrew does a fantastic job of entertaining our guests and we love that you had such a memorable experience of the Market together. We hope to host you on another tour when you next come to town ~ please know you are... More 

New Market, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Pasadena food tour was one of the best things we did while visiting California. My husband and 12 yr old son were with me. When we arrived on Sunday we found Nick waiting for us and on this day we were the only tour goers. The info about the town and the restaurants was very interesting and Nick, our... More 

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

We really appreciate your kind words and for posting this lovely review of our Old Pasadena tour. Our "wonderful" Nick grew up in the Pasadena area; we love that he hosts our guests with such enthusiasm and authenticity. We agree that the treasures that we share in Old Pasadena are surprisingly very special, and we hope you are able to... More 

Champaign
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was pretty amazing. Our guide was Andrew. He was very informative, and involved in the tour. My only complaint is that he arrived exactly at the time the tour was due to begin. We were all informed to arrive 15 minutes early to check in, and were left wondering if we were in the right spot, due to... More 

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

Thank you for coming on our Market tour and for taking the time to post this review. We love that you enjoyed the tour (and we love the Loteria tacos too!), and we sincerely apologize for the confusion and delay of your host's arrival. We promise that this is typically not our normal operational mode. While we will do our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour consists of a great mix of some basic history about the farmers market, and some tasty bites from some of the different shops and restaurants. Andrew was a fantastic guide, making the tour interesting, interactive and fun.

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

Thank you for your very kind words and for enjoying our tour. We love that you got to experience some of the Market's best offerings with Andrew ~ you were surely in very good hands! We hope to host you again very soon. More 

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Carlo G
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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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Ginny62Australia
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Thank Erin P
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 July 19, 2016

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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Thank Barbara Z
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

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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Thank Cassie L
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 

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