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Los Angeles: Downtown Food Tour

1. Los Angeles: Downtown Food Tour

Savor the sights, sounds and flavors of Downtown LA on a food tour of Los Angeles! Your expert tour guide will lead you on a walking adventure through this extraordinary city, sharing stories of early settlers, Hollywood’s heyday, and the transformation of LA’s culture and food scene. On your food tour you will enjoy tastes from unique LA eateries, including the best bakeries, authentic ethnic eateries and renowned establishments creating a buzz in the foodie universe. Along the way your tour guide will introduce you to the city’s unique history, evolving food culture and fascinating architecture. At the end of your tour, with your newfound knowledge of LA’s best hidden gems, you’ll feel like a true "Angeleno"! Your flavorful food tour will visit: • The Pitchoun Bakery (an authentic French boulangerie in the heart of Downtown LA) • The Horse Thief BBQ (succulent Texas-style barbecue in the historic Grand Central Market) • Berlin Currywurst (a taste of Germany’s favorite street food with an LA twist) • DTLA Cheese (artisanal cheeses with a fun, modern vibe) • Madcapra Falafel (locally sourced produce and a unique take on falafel) • Guisados (slow-cooked braised meat tacos; some of the best in LA) • The Nickel Diner (Home of the maple bacon doughnut; serving up old-school comfort classics)  • the Bottega Louie (a grand restaurant, bakery and gourmet market located in the historic Brockman building) Behind every great food establishment in this city there is an equally great story of history, tradition and even innovation. On this food tour of LA you’ll discover these amazing stories while tasting what has made these eateries so prized among the locals.

Los Angeles: Taco Tasting and Film Locations Tour

2. Los Angeles: Taco Tasting and Film Locations Tour

Venture into Downtown Los Angeles and discover the rich taste of tacos and the Mexican influence in the city. Arrive at famous filming locations and learn about Hollywood's rich history. Follow your guide to different taco spots and taste this Mexican delicacy from several sources. Begin the tour at the birthplace of Los Angeles, the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. Hear about California's Mexican origins that date back to the 1700s and stroll with your guide through the downtown district. Next, taste the cultural flavors of one of Mexico's biggest exports: the taco. Try different types from several locations, as well as a few other delectable dishes. Full and satisfied, explore the origins of modern-day Hollywood and pass by many locations and buildings that are used in filming. At the end of the tour, leave with a new appreciation for the origins of the City of Angels and how Hollywood came to be.

Los Angeles: Little Tokyo and Arts District Food Tour

3. Los Angeles: Little Tokyo and Arts District Food Tour

Join a guided walking tour of Downtown LA’s incredible food scene, from Little Tokyo to Arts District. Boasting 1 of only 3 Japantowns in the US, this area of Los Angeles is teeming with delicious dishes, beautiful public art and architecture, and rich cultural history—ready for you to explore. Visit Little Tokyo and learn about its food, art, culture, history, and more. Along the way, enjoy the view of an incredible Japanese Buddhist temple and learn how this community has managed to maintain its historic traditions as the city around it has changed over the years. Then, it’s over to LA’s Arts District to take in the eclectic street art, revitalized industrial buildings, and stop for another appetizing bite from a food truck. End the tour with a visit to a captivating art gallery.

Los Angeles: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

4. Los Angeles: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

Begin by taking in the fresh ocean breeze on the pier. If you're feeling saucy the first local favorite will certainly satisfy your taste buds. Next your guide will show you the famous canals all the while pointing out stunning street art, both on the main roads and weaving through the city neighborhoods. Now its time for some seafood indulging in Tuna poke. Visit Muscle Beach for street artists and performers, graffiti and more. Spend time admiring a vibe unique to the Venice Beach boardwalk and be sure to take a picture under the sign. Next eat as the Italians do. Enjoy a crostini in a historic building. Abbot Kinney's "Venice Of America" is a fun place to eat al fresco. Then enjoy donuts or churros at the neighborhood café. It's Taco Tuesday everyday at your next stop. Finally wind up on the street named for the man responsible for creating this amazing city and have a secret bite.

Downtown Los Angeles Private Food Tour

5. Downtown Los Angeles Private Food Tour

Explore the heart of historic downtown LA by eating your way through several cultures and centuries, in a city that has been called ‘500 miles wide and 1 mile deep.’ Begin at historic Union Station, where your guide will tell you not only stories of how it was built, but also the films in which it has starred. Over your walking tour of downtown, you will ride on the famous funicular, enjoy three different food stops, where your guide will help you try the authentic and best on offer, while also catering to your taste. Your tour finishes in Grand Central Market, where you are welcome to stay and tap into the craft cocktail and beer scene, amongst the locals who frequent the market throughout the day.

Los Angeles: Private and Personalized Food Tasting Tour

6. Los Angeles: Private and Personalized Food Tasting Tour

Meet your guide at your hotel, then set off into the bustling streets of Los Angeles. The entire tour is customized to suit your preferences, and your guide is handpicked according to your interests. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Follow your guide to some of the city’s best kept secrets and places only the locals know about. Highlights could include Celene and Tara Carraras’ tropical treats, served in the mountainous neighborhood of Glendale, or Tacos Arizas, the hotspot for fans to grab a bite after a Dodger’s game. Perhaps you’ll head to Koreatown for some authentic BBQ delights, or wander around the many street food trucks in Downtown LA. Wherever you decide to head, a trip to Highland Park to sample the famous blue tacos is a must-do. Along the way, learn about local life and culture from your guide, and receive tips to enhance your stay in the City of Angels.

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Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Amazing food and an awesome guide!

Our group had an awesome time and got to learn about the history of LA while also enjoying some of its best food! Totally worth it and will be looking into doing one of these tours in my home city in Chicago too!

Being a local from Southern California, I found a lot of new places to eat when I'm in the area. I would highly recommend this tour to tourists and locals. Our guide was entertaining and kept the tour on track.

This was a fun walking experience where we got to try delicious food from the area and get to learn about it as well. I enjoyed learning facts about the area and about the food we tried.

This was our first food tour and we plan to do this again. very interactive and the selection of places and food was so delicious. we really enjoyed our day.

Great, entertaining tour with delicious snacks! We can only recommend it!