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Itinerary
This 3-hour progressive dining experience is sure to give you a new perspective on the countless eateries, new and old, that are helping redefine this historic neighborhood as a must-stop for locals and visitors alike.

Start your gastronomic journey from one of two downtown meeting spots in the morning or afternoon, following your guide to a series of the area’s best eateries. Head to two appetizer stops at some of Downtown’s best ethnic eateries. As you travel between eating stops, you’ll walk amid the amazing turn-of-the-century architecture of the Downtown district, learning about the area's history and some of its most famous characters.

Continue your culinary exploration with bowl of mouth-watering pozole (Mexican soup) and a chance to sample the famous French Dip Sandwich at Cole’s. Still have room for dessert? Cap off your food adventure with bicycle-churned ice cream at a sweet shop near the famous Bradbury Building.
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Avital Food Tours
Overview
Put a new spin on Downtown Los Angeles’ up-and-coming culinary scene and amazing architecture during this 3-hour progressive dinner tour. Travel between four different downtown eateries, ranging from top-notch ethnic food, trendy hot spots to local neighborhood favorites, learning from chefs, industry experts and restaurant owners along the way. In between eating stops you’ll have time to savor the rich history and intricate architecture of this unique neighborhood. A guide and 4-course meal are included.
Highlights
  • Sample the culinary diversity of Downtown Los Angeles during a "progressive" food tour
  • Explore a cross-section of DTLA's burgeoning food scene by visiting four local eateries
  • Sample French Dip sandwiches, "bicycle-churned" ice cream, Mexican pozole, and plenty of other ethnic eats
  • Learn from local chefs and experts
  • Admire the beautiful architecture and fascinating history of L.A.'s lesser-known downtown
  • Great way to explore Downtown Los Angeles through its amazing food scene
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Reviewed 17 August 2018
Culinary Tour with Penny was fantastic!

What can I say, absolutely everything was perfect with Penny. She has so much energy and is so fun to be around. She gave us a remarkable tour and on the way even gave us history behind the buildings and other interesting facts about quirky...More

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Hana N, Public Relations Manager at Avital Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for joining our Downtown Los Angeles food tour! We're glad you had a great time with Penny. We also love her energy and enthusiasm, especially for food! We hope to see you on our Koreatown food tour or our Venice food tour soon.

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Amazing Tour with Penny!

From the moment we met Penny to her saying good bye, she came with a so much energy and enthusiasm which truly makes this tour remarkable. If you want a great food tour but to truly enjoy it, ask for Penny!

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Hana N, Public Relations Manager at Avital Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for joining our Downtown Los Angeles food tour! We're glad you had a great time with Penny. We also love her energy and enthusiasm, especially for food! We hope to see you on our Koreatown food tour or our Venice food tour soon.

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Great way to spend a couple of hours getting to know Downtown LA

Great tour that combined excellent food and drinks (and taking into account nutritional restrictions) with history of Downtown LA. Highly recommended for groups visiting LA.

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Hana N, Public Relations Manager at Avital Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi Nemanja! Thanks for joining our Downtown Los Angeles food tour. We're glad you enjoyed the food and drinks of DTLA. We hope to see you on our Koreatown food tour or our Venice Beach food tour soon.

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile
Best food tour of LA!

This was our second time on a DTLA food tour with Avital with our wonderful and gracious guide Penny, the hostess with the mostest! As LA residents, we are always looking for fun things to do with guests, and we've done our share of different...More

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Hana N, Public Relations Manager at Avital Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for joining our Downtown Los Angeles food tour. Our tours are designed so guests aren't rushed and can really experience each stop. We're glad you felt that way and had a great time with Penny. We love when locals join our tours and leave...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Amazing food tour!

My husband and I joined Avital food tours on Saturday afternoon in downtown LA. We are locals but don't spend much time downtown and we had such an amazing experience. Our tour guide Penny was fantastic, so knowledgeable, energetic and fun. There were 13 on...More

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Hana N, Public Relations Manager at Avital Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for joining our Downtown Los Angeles food tour! It's great to have locals on the tour especially when we can show you something new about your city! We're glad you had a great time with Penny and that the tour felt intimate; that's one...More

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