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Los Angeles Ethnic Neighborhoods Food and Culture

  • Overview

    Follow your taste buds ‘off the beaten path’ during this 4-hour food exploration of the incredible ethnic eats in Los Angeles. Learn why this southern California city’s astounding mix of Korean barbecue joints, late-night taco trucks, and strip-mall Vietnamese are what truly put the ‘City of Angels’ in a league of its own. Snack your way through a mix of casual restaurants, bakeries, ethnic markets, and more, learning about some of L.A.’s lesser-known culture as you eat. A guide, a variety of tastings, non-alcoholic drinks, and public transit fare are included.

  • Tour Highlights

    Explore the tasty food and fascinating culture of the many ethnic enclaves of Los Angeles
    See why L.A.'s incredibly diverse population has made it one of the most exciting food cities on earth
    Sample tasty treats from an array of bakeries, markets, restaurants, and hole-in-the-wall eateries
    Learn why some of L.A.'s best food is found in its low-key ethnic eateries
    Visit lesser-known Los Angeles landmarks like the site of RFK's assassination and Thai spirit houses
    Great way to explore Los Angeles 'off-the-beaten track'

  • Schedule

    Every day except ( Sunday )

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  • Departure & Return points:

    Los Angeles, CA

  • What's included

    Select sweet and savory tastings (vegetarian options available with advance notice upon booking)
    All non-alcoholic drinks and water
    Public transportation fare from Koreatown to Little Armenia
    English-speaking local guide

  • Not Included

    Additional food and drink items
    Return transportation to start point
    Gratuities for your guide (optional)

  • Itinerary

    Meet your guide at 2pm in front of Gaylord Apartments (3355 Wilshire Blvd.; take the Metro Red Line to the Wilshire/Vermont stop and walk four blocks west.) You'll ride the Metro and walk through some of L.A.'s most "hidden gem" neighborhoods to enjoy Korean barbecue, Vietnamese street food, tacos, and more. Don't worry about not understanding all the signs and menus in foreign languages—your guide knows exactly where to go and what to order. Stop for tastings in markets, restaurants, bakeries, and hole-in-the-wall eateries, sampling a full array of sweet and savory treats. As you walk and ride the Metro through Koreatown, Little Armenia, and Thai Town, you'll also pass the site of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination site, see traditional homes, various styles of architecture, and cultural hot spots. This 4-hour tour ends at the Hollywood/Western Metro station (5450 Hollywood Blvd.). Note the end point is several miles from the departure point. Most guests simply ride the Metro Red Line four stops back to Wilshire/Vermont.

  • Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

  • Know before you go

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Small group maximum of 12 people
    Please indicate vegetarian preferences or dietary restrictions upon booking (in the Additional Information box at checkout). We will do our best to accommodate them, although we cannot guarantee an alternative option at each stop.
    Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. We will walk about 1.5 miles total.
    Sunscreen, sunhat, and sunglasses are recommended. A jacket may be necessary as evenings can be cool October through June.

  • Joe - Reviewed 1 day ago

    Amazing Tour >>> We Explore the tasty food and fascinating culture of the many ethnic enclaves of Los Angeles , best food is found really amazing food ever
  • Carmen - Reviewed 2 days ago

    Nice city..... it is the one of the most exciting food cities on earth >>> really amazing tour you will learn alot of information about the city & different types of food Amazing Tour >> u will be happy to enjoy it
  • cavin - Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was a Great way to explore Los Angeles in this tour ..... our guide was so kind to answer all questions u wanna really gain alot of information about los angeles s' culture >>>>