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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Reviews

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  • Location:Los Angeles, California
  • Duration:2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Los Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour

Eat your way through the diverse range of food vendors and eateries that constitute the Original Los Angeles Farmers' Market on this 2.5-hour, small-group culinary tour with a guide. Discover this historic food market, dating from 1934, as you taste samples from seven different delis, cafes and stands as you get an insider's look at this famous gastronomic hotspot from your local guide. Who knows, you might even spot a celebrity along the way.


  • Food walking tour of the Los Angeles Farmers Market
  • An insider’s look at the famous Farmers Market
  • Tastings from seven delis, cafés and market stands
  • In-depth tour with an LA local
  • Small and intimate group setting
  • Chance encounters with celebrities!

What You Can Expect

Los Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour

Los Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour

Explore the delicious food culture of Los Angeles during this 2.5-hour, small-group visit to the city's original farmer's market. Gain a newfound appreciation for the history of this decades-old food market as you enjoy a range of mouth-watering samples covering cuisines from across the globe.

Start your L.A. "Original" Farmer's Market excursion at 9:30am, meeting your guide to begin a trip that's sure to have your mouth watering. This long-standing food center, known to locals as "The Original," hosts a range of family-run retailers that date back to the 1930s, spanning everything from restaurants to cafés to gourmet grocery stores visited by Hollywood celebs.

Listen to fascinating anecdotes from your guide about the market's quirky merchants, many of which have been at the center since it opened. During your trip you'll also have the chance to sample everything from the first pizzeria in Los Angeles, a Brazilian-style churrascaria and a top-notch doughnut shop. Finish your tour back at the original departure point, your stomach full of a delicious sampling of Los Angeles' top food offerings.

Customer Reviews

shelia g

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Our tour guide was very informative and entertaining. My daughter and I had a great time. He was able to provide food that she could enjoy as a vegetarian. He also provided us with excellent information concerning places to go for meals and entertainment.

Ann A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The tour was amazing! The food and commentary opened up our eyes to the uniqueness of the Farmer's Market! We will definitely do this again!

JoAnn E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great was to tour Farmers Market! Our tour guide Andrew was wonderful!! He stories and the food was amazing! When in LA this is a must tour to take.

Richard W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tour guide Diane was fantastic- so friendly and knowledgeable. The food was great too, and the place is so interesting. We ended up with a private tour as we were the only ones booked in for that day. Would recommend to anyone visiting LA!

Alan J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Diane was amazing! This was one of the best food tours we have ever had. The Farmers Market was excellent and we made a entire day out of it. I strongly recommend trying this tour it is a little piece of heaven in a big busy town. Thank you Mellting Pot Tours.

Ladena S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Excellent guide. Very knowledgable and friendly. The food and the location was awesome.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

Awesome trip, tour guide was very informative and would highly recommend to all visitors to LA. Be a tourist in your own home. Loved it!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2012

Thankyou Kendall for our tour. Your knowledge of the history of the market and the experiences you gave us were excellent and have definetly made us want to come back and explore LA more thoroughly. There is a special side to LA that we now know about. Do not miss this tour if you want a special insight into LA life.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

Kendall was fab and really knowledgable, the food tasting was excellent and I will always squeeze my donuts from now on!!!

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