Los Angeles

LA Michelin Food Tour

Hey, LA, we’re taking you on a different kind of Star Tour. Visit a curated selection of Los Angeles’s top restaurants including Michelin Star, Michelin Plate and Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurants on an exclusive progressive meal in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Exclusive Tour of LA’s Best Michelin Recommended Restaurants

Discover three Michelin Recommended restaurants in Los Angeles’ Downtown, including Michelin Star Restaurants. With elevated courses, plus an optional beverage package, you and your group will discover the best hot spots and hidden gems in Los Angeles with expert curation and storytelling from your Avital Emcee Host. A high-end experience to celebrate with family and friends or colleagues and clients.

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2-20 Guests
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From $500 Per Person
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3.5 Hours
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3 Restaurants
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7-10 Courses & Beverage Experience (Optional)
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Private Experience

How it Works

Example Dishes & Drinks

Our LA Michelin Food Tour includes 4-courses – two appetizers, one entree, and one dessert – with a sprinkling of culinary history and stories in between. Upgrade to the Beverage Experience for added enjoyment, including 3 interactive alcohol pairings. We focus on quality over quantity, but we promise you won’t leave hungry! Here are some possible tastings to satiate your curiosity.

O.G satsuki rice porridge, S.B. Uni, abalone, geoduck, Parmesan cream

O.G satsuki rice porridge, S.B. Uni, abalone, geoduck, and Parmesan cream

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Taste traditional Potato & Sweet Pea Samosas from an Indian restaurant that’s anything but traditional
Summer Seabass at Shibumi Japanese Michelin Star Restaurant in LA

Savor Japanese summer sea bass, simply grilled at new Michelin one star Japanese restaurant

Example Restaurants

We’ll visit 3 of the best Michelin restaurants in LA’s Downtown, featuring hot spots (Avital guests skip the line) and hidden gems. All of our restaurants not only serve outstanding food and drinks, but they also have a rich story to discover.

Orsa & Winston Downtown LA Michelin Star Restaurant interior of table and chairs
Orsa & Winston

Michelin One Star Italian Japanese Restaurant from Chef Joseph Centeno

Shibumi Downtown Los Angeles REstaurant Interior on a Michelin Food Tour
Shibumi

Sleek Michelin One Star Japanese Restaurant

Badmaash Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurant Interior in DTLA
Badmaash

Trendy Modern Michelin Bib Gourmand Indian Restaurant

What’s Included

  • 3.5 Hour Walking Tour (flat route, approximately 1.5 miles) 
  • Specially Trained & Vetted Avital Emcee Host 
  • 7-10 Course Tasting Menu with Appetizers, Entree, and Dessert at Michelin Recommended Restaurants
  • 3 Interactive Alcoholic Beverage Pairings (optional upgrade) 
  • Delightful Sprinkling of Culinary Stories and History

Where is it?

Pershing Square, South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Our start location varies but is always within a 3-block walk from Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles. You’ll receive your exact meeting location after booking.

Run of Show

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1: Meet Expert Avital Guide & Introduction

Guests meet Avital Guide at pre-determined location. Kick off the tour with fun introductions!

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2: 1st Restaurant for Appetizer & Optional Beverage Pairing

Arrive at the first neighborhood restaurant and sink your teeth into a delicious appetizer with a carefully curated alcoholic (or non-alcoholic if you prefer) beverage pairing.

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3: Visit Iconic Landmark

Head towards your next restaurant destination, but on the way discover unique murals, historic statues, or hidden curiosities with rich commentary from your Avital Guide.

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4: 2nd Restaurant for Appetizer & Optional Beverage Pairing

Enjoy your second small plate appetizer with another delicious beverage pairing as you hear stories about the restaurant, culinary scene, and the people who make it all possible.

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5: Discover Neighborhood Story

As you walk to your 3rd restaurant destination you’ll continue your journey through the neighborhood with more awesome storytelling and fun facts.

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6: 3rd (or 4th) Restaurant for Entree, Dessert & Optional Beverage Pairing

Indulge in your main entree course with another incredible beverage pairing as you chat, enjoy, and connect with your fellow diners.

Then enjoy a scrumptious sweet treat for your final tasting. Your Avital Guide will wrap up the tour, answer any final questions, and can recommend other awesome places to visit next time!

The Essentials

Availability

Private tours are available any day of the week, at any time! Public tours are not available right now.

Distance

The LA Michelin Food Tour is a flat route, approximately 1 1/2 miles. 

Group Size

Private tours don’t have a minimum or maximum number of people, but we do have a $1000 minimum spend.

Alcohol

Guests over 21 years can add the alcohol pairing upgrade which includes 3 carefully curated drinks.

Gratuity

Gratuity is included in your package price! 

Lead Time

Private bookings made with less than two weeks notice will come with a nominal rush charge of $150.

LA Private Experience

Our LA Michelin Food Tour is only available for private groups. It’s great for date night, birthday celebration, anniversary or client entertainment.

Private Tour

A private experience, just for your group. Great for team building, client entertainment, birthday parties, and anniversaries.

  • Request Your Preferred Day & Time
  • Groups from 2-20 guests
  • Private Avital Guide For Your Group
  • Customize Your Package

“A really phenomenal experience.”

Annika F. via Google
LA Food Tour

Upgrades & Add-ons

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Add 3 Alcoholic Beverages
$130 Per Person

Curated cocktails, beer, or wine pairings to enhance your dining experience.

Dietary Restrictions

For private tours, we can accommodate all dietary restrictions with advance notice. You will be asked for your dietary restrictions during your booking process. If you are unsure if we can accommodate your restriction, please email us at [email protected]. Please note that this tour may include nuts, dairy, seafood, spicy food, and pork.

Why Choose Avital for Your LA Michelin Food Tour?

Expertly Guided

Our Michelin Food Tour is led by a trained, expert Avital Guide. You can sit back and enjoy as your host takes care of all the logistics with rich storytelling and group engagement along the way.

VIP Experience

No waiting in lines and each course is served seated at a reserved table. Tours can be an intimate, small-group experience yet still have that same VIP feeling for large groups.

Experienced Team

A full support team to ensure a turnkey booking and seamless experience from start to finish.

Dietary Restriction Friendly

We understand dietary restrictions and want everyone to leave feeling cared for and full! We’ll ask for your restrictions after booking.

Taste The Best

Instead of visiting a whole bunch of average places with tiny toothpick bites, we visit 3-4 incredible restaurants that not only serve steller food and drinks, but are passionate about storytelling and the guest experience.

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