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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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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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Outstanding Food/Neighboorhood Tour

My family and I went on the Gold Coast & Old Town Neighborhood food tour. The tour was outstanding, considering the areas toured, the 7 places we experienced different types of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My family and I went on the Gold Coast & Old Town Neighborhood food tour. The tour was outstanding, considering the areas toured, the 7 places we experienced different types of food, and most importantly, our incredibly knowledgeable and fun guide, Jackie. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who is interested in this area of town and loves... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Kent was an excellent host for our Wicker park / buck town food tour. He was funny and knowledgable about the area and the food. Great way to spend 3 hours in Chicago. Would recommend to visitors and residents!!

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Our Chicago Food Planet tour had been recommended by foodie friends and was wonderful in every way. We had a knowledgeable and entertaining guide and thoroughly enjoyed learning more about Old Town and Chicago's Gold Coast. My husband and I like to frequent local establishments when we travel and our food tour introduced us to many....from pizza to tea to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

This walking tour was well worth the money. Kent is extremely knowledgable about the area and gave a lot of really interesting stories and facts. All of the food stops were excellent. We had a wonderful afternoon and gained a real appreciation for Wicket Park/ Bucktown. This tour is highly recommended. We plan on taking the other tours next time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

My sister and I decided to do the Bucktown & Wicker Park food tour....it was awesome! Our guide, Kent, was very knowledgable about the area we walked through, pointing out things of interest and giving lots of history and details. The food was delicious...and their's a lot of food on this tour... the perfect amount at each stop (6 in... More 

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Reston, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went on the Gold Coast and Old Town tour and fully enjoyed it. Our tour guide, Allie was very knowledgeable and entertaining and gave us a very good idea of these two areas of Chicago had to offer. This tour visited a variety of restaurants and other shops, a good overview of Old Town. We would... More 

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Whippany, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Overall, my husband I really liked the tour, but more for the neighborhood history than the food. Kent was a great tour guide, and he was full of information about the history of the neighborhood. I'm not used to leaving food tours hungry, but after this one my husband and I had to go get lunch. We did eat breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I was in Chicago for a day and I did the Gold Coast and Old Town Chicago tour with a friend. It was my first food tour ever and I had a great time and left with a full stomach! Our tour guide was very helpful and knowledgeable of the area. It was my first time in Gold Coast as... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Each of the stops on the tour were interesting and tasteful in every way. The German Tea shop was the most fascinating. filled with information I did Not know. The iced tea was excellent as well. I enjoyed the food at Marcottis and the Japanese steakhouse. The aromas and tastes at the chocolate, spice and oils shops were fascinating. Our... More 

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Dallas, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I would recommend this tour to anyone, great value and information learned along the way. You better be ready to eat but if not you can get a to go box at most places.

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Additional Information about Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

Address: 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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