Guided tour

Los Angeles: Downtown Food Tour

4.8 / 5

11 reviews

Los Angeles: Downtown Food Tour

From US$ 75 per person

Discover the best foods in Los Angeles with a 3-hour walking tour of Downtown LA. Your local guides will fill you in on the history and culture of the city while you fill up on tasty samples at some of the best restaurants around.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a variety of delicious foods from the best specialty food stores, buzz-worthy spots and ethnic eateries
  • Visits famed landmarks such as the Bradbury Building, the Million Dollar Theater and the Biltmore Hotel
  • Learn fascinating tidbits of information known only by the locals
  • Stroll through the historic Grand Central Market with tastings from some of its most well-known vendors
  • Skip the lines and taste the best BBQ, tacos and sweet treats in Downtown LA
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Downtown Los Angeles, Grand Central Market guided tour
  • Access to Downtown Los Angeles
  • Access to Grand Central Market
  • Live tour guide
  • Snacks
  • Food tasting
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • Masks are required while indoors

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    Meeting point

    The tour will meet in front of Pitchoun Bakery, located at 545 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Water

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

    • Please be sure to let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction when you purchase your tickets
    • All tastings are prepared in advance at each location, based on the information you provided to us at the time of ticket purchase
    • Please be sure to purchase your tickets in advance so that we have adequate time to prepare your tasting substitutions, last minute dietary changes on the tour will not be accommodated
    • Our tastings are designed to bring you the best of what each renowned food establishment has to offer
    • At locations that specialize in traditional, family recipes, there isn’t always a “next best” option we can offer that will meet your specific dietary needs
    • If you have severe food allergies, please contact us or call us at 877-56-TOURS before purchasing tickets for any of our food tours.
    • Itinerary is occasionally subject to change
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 11 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
      4.3/5

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    June 11, 2021

    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.

    June 7, 2021

    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.

    December 30, 2019

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