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Downtown LA Food Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Indulge in delicious tastings from renowned DTLA establishments
  • Embark on an exploration of DTLA’s hidden gems and colorful history
  • Stroll through the Grand Central Market and sample foods from some of its most well known vendors
  • Visit famed landmarks such as the the Bradbury Building, the Million Dollar Theater and the Biltmore Hotel
Advance purchase required, as tours sell out quickly

What to Expect from the Downtown LA Food Tour:

Gourmet Food Tastings - Unique Food Tastings - Our guided Downtown LA Food Tour includes 6 unique stops showcasing the best of the growing, diverse DTLA food scene. Stops include renowned vendors in the Grand Central Market, a family owned spot with some of the best tacos in LA, and a quick eats casual Mediterranean spot that changed the face of the Downtown LA food scene. All food tastings are located in the ticket price and are enough for lunch. Please refer to the list of tasting locations to the right.

Historic & Cultural Experience - Our guided Downtown LA food tour will introduce you to a side of Los Angeles beyond the glitter of Hollywood and luxury of Rodeo drive. DTLA is a cultural melting pot that reflects the diversity of the city, its new cultural boom and a colorful past that adds spice and vivacity to the LA landscape.

Experience a neighborhood on the edge of rebirth into the edgy, urban epicenter of LA. Our friendly, knowledgeable guides will literally walk you through the fascinating history of DTLA, sharing stories, anecdotes and leading you to the best local spots. Discover breathtaking buildings from LA’s golden age, hear amazing stories about the film industry while admiring beautiful, famed theaters and learn about city initiatives and plans for DTLA’s ongoing renaissance, all while strolling at a leisurely pace and enjoying a multitude of mouthwatering food tastings. Our guides will also provide recommendations on their favorite local attractions and restaurants, giving you the opportunity to fully take advantage of LA’s wonderful sights and tastes.

Who should take the Downtown LA Food Tour?

Our Downtown LA walking Food Tour is perfect for tourists and locals alike looking to get off the beaten path to explore and taste their way through Los Angeles. A DTLA food tour is a sure way to satisfy your hunger for discovering the uncovered gems of the city. Whether you’re a first-time or repeat visitor we guarantee that you’ll walk away with a broader knowledge and new appreciation for the city’s history, architecture and all its culinary scene has to offer.

Why take the Downtown LA Food Tour?

Break away from the typical LA tourist attractions and uncover a new side of Los Angeles on our Downtown LA Food Tour. Feel the pulse of the city as you walk the streets and learn about the history that helped shape the neighborhood, taking it from the hub of a thriving boomtown, to an area of decline and disorder to its current reincarnation as LA’s most up-and-coming area. Learn about the food cultures and traditions finding a new home in DTLA; hear the stories behind the flavors of the delicious foods shared with you along your journey.

TOUR INFORMATION

  • When: Thursday - Monday, year round
  • Time: Tours begin at 11:00 AM
  • Pricing: Ticket price is $60 per person. Infants ages 1-3 are free.
  • What's included: All food tastings (enough for lunch)
  • Who: This tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels
  • Group Size: We keep our DTLA Food Tour to a maximum of 12 people to ensure the best tour experience
  • What to wear: Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Weather Conditions: Tours take place rain or shine
  • Meeting Location: In front of Pitchoun Bakery, located at 545 S Olive St.

TASTING LOCATIONS

  • Flavorful food specialties are served from 6 of the following (subject to change):
  • Pitchoun Bakery: Authentic French boulangerie in the heart of Downtown LA
  • Horse Thief BBQ: Succulent Texas-style barbecue in the historic Grand Central Market
  • DTLA Cheese: Artisanal cheeses with a fun, modern vibe
  • Berlin Currywurst: A taste of Germany’s favorite street food with an LA twist
  • Madcapra Falafel: Locally sourced produce and a unique take on falafel
  • Guisados:Slow-cooked braised meat tacos; some of the best in LA
  • SPREAD KITCHEN: Gourmet bites of Mediterranean deliciousness
  • LITTLE EASY: Casual eatery specializing in Cajun fare
  • Bottega Louie: Grand restaurant, bakery & gourmet market located in the historic Brockman building
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