Guided tour

Los Angeles: Little Tokyo and Arts District Food Tour

Activity provider: WeVenture (National)

Los Angeles: Little Tokyo and Arts District Food Tour

Activity provider: WeVenture (National)

From US$ 75 per person

Join a walking tour of downtown LA and visit Little Tokyo and Arts District's shops, markets, and food stands as your guide selects the tastiest treats for you to try.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Sense how downtown LA has created a strong community with its local food and art
  • Explore the historic Little Tokyo, 1 of only 3 Japantowns in the United States
  • Taste your way through the district, sampling its several Japanese food options
  • Discover the Arts District with its street art and industrial architecture
  • Grab a bite from a local-favorite food truck and visit an art gallery
Full description

Join a guided walking tour of Downtown LA’s incredible food scene, from Little Tokyo to Arts District. Boasting 1 of only 3 Japantowns in the US, this area of Los Angeles is teeming with delicious dishes, beautiful public art and architecture, and rich cultural history—ready for you to explore.

Visit Little Tokyo and learn about its food, art, culture, history, and more. Along the way, enjoy the view of an incredible Japanese Buddhist temple and learn how this community has managed to maintain its historic traditions as the city around it has changed over the years.

Then, it’s over to LA’s Arts District to take in the eclectic street art, revitalized industrial buildings, and stop for another appetizing bite from a food truck. End the tour with a visit to a captivating art gallery.

  • Local guide
  • Japanese food tasting from Little Tokyo
  • Local bites from the Arts District
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips for the guide
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, outside, on the street side of the building, in front of the steps.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Know before you go

  • This tour runs year-round and will proceed rain or shine unless such weather constitutes a dangerous situation
  • In the event of a site closure, the guide will do their best to replace it with a similar alternative
  • Food options and portion sizes vary–the total amount of food equals a full meal

Product ID: 411545