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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

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Address: Chicago, IL
Phone Number: +1 312-818-2170
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Description: Rated 'Best Chicago Tour' by Lonely Planet and featured on The Today Show...
Rated 'Best Chicago Tour' by Lonely Planet and featured on The Today Show (NBC), USA Today and Bon Appetit, Chicago Food Planet Food Tours offer delicious 3-hour food tasting events focused exclusively in Chicago's historic off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods near downtown including the Gold Coast, Chinatown, Bucktown, Lincoln Park, Old Town and Wicker Park. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, each walking tour provides a non-touristy, local experience so you feel like a native Chicagoan. The guided Food Tours include mouth-watering food samples, enough for a large lunch, from unique specialty food stores, local restaurants and ethnic eateries while providing a detailed insiders view of Chicago's most famous communities- their rich histories, treasured architecture, dazzling entertainment offerings and restaurant recommendations. Tours run 7 days a week between March and November. The earliest departure time leaves at 11am and depending on the tour will last between 2-3 hours. Tickets start at $35 adult with adolescent and child tickets available.
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Best Chicago Food Tour of Lincoln Park
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Best Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Gold Coast and Old Town
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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Wicker Park and Bucktown

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I went on the Gold Coast and Olde Towne Food Tour last week while my family was attending a work conference. I thought this might be a fun thing I could enjoy by myself while... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I went on the Gold Coast and Olde Towne Food Tour last week while my family was attending a work conference. I thought this might be a fun thing I could enjoy by myself while visiting the Windy City. The tour was delightful! I met other very nice people from Hawaii, NY, Ohio, Chicago, and even India! The tour included... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a fabulous tour given by Kent. This tour is rich with history and outstanding, award winning food, from George's Hot Dogs to Stan's Donuts !! I highly recommend Chicago Food Planet Tours ! Fabulous !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We took the Gold Coast walking tour and it was totally enjoyable. Not only did we learn about local food spots but we learned about the architecture in the area. Our tour guide, Amy, was very knowledgeable and friendly. We have been to Chicago many times and it was delightful to do something totally different and fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Wow! I recently spent a 3-day weekend in Chicago and the Chicago Food Planet food tour of the Gold Coast/Old Town neighborhoods with Amber was the highlight of our visit. We visited 7 different businesses as part of the tour where we not only tasted and smelled but also listened and learned and touched... all senses were engaged. And when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Fun food tour. We had Krista as our guide. She was very knowledgeable about the area and the food. We had deep dish pizza, sushi, pirogi, and tea. I could have gone without the spice shop and oil shop. Maybe replace it with hot dogs. Only had two pieces of sushi, would like more variety in sushi. The tea shop... More 

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Normal, Illinois
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We did the Bucktown and Wicker Park Tour in a group of 15. The tour guide, Cassie, collected the group and gave us an overview of the 3 hour tour. We started with a traditional Chicago hotdog, which was a first for about half the group. The selected restaurants were diverse in both food and atmosphere. Each restaurant was prepared... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My two sons & I took the tour on my birthday. I did it in 2014 and thought it would be fun for them. We enjoyed all of the restaurants and the tour of the neighborhoods. We were lucky that the rain didn't start until we were on our way to the last stop. Overall a fun afternoon and something... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A great way to see a beautiful Chicago neighborhood and enjoy local fare. All of the samplings were generous, unique, and delicious. Our tour guide did a great job of keeping the group on schedule and providing fun and interesting facts about the area. Highly recommend this tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Four of us walked the tour July 21, 2015 with our guide Kent. He was knowledgeable and organized. The tour went off with no noticeable problems. We got what we expected, a chance to experience a community with no prior knowledge from a local that has ties to the businesses and a good feel for the community. It took all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Excellence at its best. My 24 year old son and I enjoyed this tour. At first glance it's hard to understand the relationship between the 7 food tasting locations on offer. What's common to all quickly becomes apparent. Owner operators, some second and third generation family owned businesses, take pride in what they do, specialise and rank among the best... More 

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Address: Chicago, IL
Phone Number: +1 312-818-2170
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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