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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
800-979-3370
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Ranked #5 of 194 activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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, 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 hearty 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. « less
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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Nicole was pleasant and informative. The food was better than we had hoped. We learned so much about Chicago, too.

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Omaha
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We started the tour on a blustery day at Lou Malnati's where we got to sit down and sample some of their signature salad and a slice of deep dish sausage pizza. While Lou's might not be my favorite Chicago Deep dish pizza, it is still an excellent slice of pizza and a great way to start the tour. You... More

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My friends and I went on a Food Planet food tour on April 11, 2014. We went on the Old Town and Gold Coast tour. It was a blast! Our tour guide was so knowledgeable! She was thoughtful, and continually checked to see if we were enjoying ourselves. Also, it was my friends birthday and at 2 of the stops... More

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This was a great way to explore Chicago neighborhoods as well as some local restaurants and shops. Tour guide Kent did a great job! He was knowledgeable about the food/restaurants as well a neighborhood history. Would definitely recommend!

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

My wife and I wanted to both get a taste of local flavors and learn more about a neighborhood in Chicago and the Food Planet Tour delivered. Our tour guide, Kent, seemed to have a legitimate love and interest in the history of the Bucktown and Wicker Park areas as well as the various eateries we visited. We went to... More

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Saint John, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Whether you live in the Chicago area, or you are a visitor, This is a marvelous way to experience the diversity of this city created of neighborhoods. I took a friend from Europe on the Wicker Park - Bucktown tour. He was fascinated with the food, history, and architecture. It was a wonderful way for us to enjoy a closer... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Our guide, Kent, was brilliantly entertaining and knowledgeable. I loved the food and history! I look forward to doing more tours with food planet!

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North Canton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This was such an enjoyable way to spend the afternoon. I am a foodie but this tour would be great for anyone. Our tour guide, Jess was great. She even gave us advice for our night time activities. The food was delicious and soo much. The only downside was that after I ate my salad and huge piece of deep... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We had a great time on our tour with Kent. We got to see a part of Chicago that we otherwise would have missed. It was very informative and a fun way to spend the day walking around town.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We visited friends in Chicago and enjoyed going off the beaten paths to get a look at neighbourhoods we might have not explored without the tour. Nicole was super friendly and energetic despite the super cold weather! :) You get to taste some yummy foods but also learn some interesting facts about the city, the locals & the architecture in... More

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