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Tastebud Tours Chicago - Food Tours

550 Kingsbury 218, Chicago, IL 60654
+1 219-929-6648
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Ranked #19 of 216 Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Owner description: Experience Tastebud Tours the #1 Food Tour in Chicago in the city of deep dish pizza and Chicago-style hot dogs. Enjoy tastes of these iconic dishes... more » Owner description: Experience Tastebud Tours the #1 Food Tour in Chicago in the city of deep dish pizza and Chicago-style hot dogs. Enjoy tastes of these iconic dishes synonymous with our great city and be introduced to other foods that Chicago has made famous. Walk through the heart of the city on our taste adventure. Eat at six or seven memorable restaurants and food specialty shops. Hear about Chicago’s history, cultural fun facts and celebrated cuisine. Gift certificates available. Group Events & Customized Private Tours also available. Open year-round. Advance ticket purchase is required. Tours sell out in advance. Come hungry! « less
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Sterling, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Tastebud Tours we took this past weekend was lots of fun and full of great Chicago food. Not only did we get to visit places I have not visited and eat food I haven't eaten before, but we learned about Chicago's rich history as we walked and ate. Annalynn was a FABULOUS guide!

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Yorktown Heights, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had an amazing time touring Chicago (Flavors of Chicago Tour) with Johnson! He was knowledgeable about the city's history and it's food too! The selections for places to eat were prefect- Chicago pizza, hot dog, brownie, etc… more than just lunch- we were stuffed!!! DO NOT MISS THIS TOUR!!!

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I've taken the Tastebud Tours *Taste Chicago* tour a while back, so when in Chicago again, I thought I would try the *Flavors of Chicago* tour put on by the same company. I signed up on-line and my confirmation came back saying I didn't need to bring any paperwork. So I didn't. Well, that was a miss-step as I didn't... More

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I have been on several food tours in other cities and always enjoy them. While in Chicago, I chose Tastebud Tours' "Taste Chicago Tour" based on their many 5-star reviews. Tastebud Tours definitely lived up to their reputation, and my husband and I really enjoyed our tour. What I personally liked was that our tour guide took time to explain... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Our tour guide Anna Lynn was dynamic, organized, and knowledgeable. The stops on the Flavors of Chicago tour really have a sense of the city and the walking to us past sights that we probably wouldn't have found on our own, since we were staying in another area of the city. Week definitely look up tastebud tires when I visit... More

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Sycamore, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

TOUR GUIDE: Our guide, Johnson, was very good. Very knowledgeable, personable, engaging. Concerned and observant about everyone's safety and comfort. Walking pace was just right. TOUR: The tour was.....ok. It was as much a sightseeing tour as a food tour. We learned some interesting things and saw some things you would probably miss without a guide. However the food part... More

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Fremont, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We enjoyed our tour with Anna Lynn. Scheduled so you won't need lunch, we had plenty of tastes mixed with a little history and culture. Our stops were Pizano's Pizza, Palmer Hotel, AmericasDog, Sugar Bliss, Fannie Mae's and the Berghoff. Enjoyed the stop at the Route 66 sign, Millenium Park, The Bean, Art Institute for the Tiffany ceiling. A great... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Our tour guide was excellent. Tour group was just the right size. Definitely enough food for lunch, and then some! It was good to walk around in between stops. We took the tour on our first day in Chicago, and it was a great way to get our bearings around the city! Our guide took us to the Bean, the... More

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

What a great tour! A great 3 hours and you will not leave hungry. Lots of food and education/history of the places visited and of the historic parts of the city. Great variety of food and very relaxing atmosphere, never felt rushed the entire tour. Been on a handful of food tours, and this ranks up at the top. Excited... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Went on this tour reluctantly, but I am so glad I went!! It's a relaxed tour, and every place we went the restaurants welcomed us with open arms. (not literally, but you know what I mean) If I hadn't done this tour, I would have NEVER gone to the places the tour took me on! Not only do you get... More

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