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Melting Pot Food Tours

Overview

Melting Pot Tours offers experiential food tasting walking tours in neighborhoods throughout the region designed to indulge the taste buds and delight the senses. The original food tour company of its kind in southern California since 2008. Enjoy a unique and incredible sightseeing day tour beyond the tourist attractions into rarely seen historic and culturally rich neighborhoods. Great for visitors seeking novel and fun things to do in L.A. Also an ideal activity for wedding parties, corporate team-building, birthday celebrations, family reunions and more. Each tour is a full meal in a grazing fashion and features authentically prepared ethnic cuisines, quintessential American favorites and/or local specialties.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9 am - 6 pm
Sat: 9am-3pm

Address:

Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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  • Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

    This tour explores the charming history, folklore and architecture of Old Pasadena, a National Register Historic District, which was once just a land of orange groves. Colorful alleys, hidden courtyards, and secret thru-ways spice up our path, as we seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet havens for tastings. Enjoy fascinating stories behind the food which are sure to entertain and delight.

    3.5 hours – 9 stops (8 with tastings) – 1 mile walk – parking costs not included
    Amount of food is equivalent to a full meal in a grazing fashion.
    Available year round Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10:30am-2:00pm.
    Evening tours April 1 through October 31 on Thursday evenings from 5:30pm-9:00pm.
    72 hours advance purchase required

    Delivery Methods

    • Print-at-home Tickets Available

    Ticket Types

    • Adult: (ages 13+)
      Price: 72.00
      Gate Price: 75.00
    • Child: (ages 7-12)
      Price: 47.00
      Gate Price: 50.00
  • Farmers Market Food & History Tour

    Get the insider's perspective and understand why locals consider this the best restaurant and grocery store in town! This epicurean 2.5 hour stroll all takes place within the Original Farmers Market. Guests will be introduced to the Market's fascinating history, hear stories of the legacy families who have been part of this landmark location since its beginnings in 1934, and taste signature items from a variety of Farmers Market stalls which may include:

    - Ethnic eateries (French, Brazilian, Cajun, Middle Eastern or Spanish)
    - Gourmet grocery store
    - Fresh produce stand
    - Donut shop rated one of the best in the county by USA Today
    - Handmade candy kitchen
    - L.A.’s first pizzeria
    - Mexican grill featured in Bon Appetit magazine

    Duration: 2.5 hours
    Amount of food is equivalent to a full meal in a grazing fashion.
    Available year round Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 9:30AM - 12:00pm
    72 hours advance purchase required

    Delivery Methods

    • Print-at-home Tickets Available

    Ticket Types

    • Adult: (ages 13+)
      Price: 56.00
      Gate Price: 59.00
    • Child: (ages 5-12)
      Price: 42.00
      Gate Price: 45.00
  • ADA Accessible
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Aptify ID: 30479
  • Eco Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Gay Friendly
  • Public Space ADA Compliant
  • Self Parking
  • Student Group Friendly
  • Tour Group Friendly