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Tastebud Tours Chicago - Food Tours

550 Kingsbury 218, Chicago, IL 60654
+1 219-929-6648
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Ranked #23 of 300 Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Food & Drink
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Owner description: Experience Tastebud Tours the #1 Food Tour in Chicago in the city of deep dish pizza and...
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Type: Tours, Food & Drink
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 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!

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Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Start to finish, I had so much fun!! Annalynn was our guide. She is knowledgeable and relaxed. The food was delicious. Show up hungry--you are going to eat lots of food. Annalynn makes it fun. I especially enjoyed the sights and insights along the way. I am still telling people about it a month later. Do it!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Today a friend and I (2 gals in our middle years) did the walking taste of Chicago tour. Annalynn was a great tour guide and knowledgable about the area. The food was good although nothing extra special but we would have never found some of the places we went to outside of this tour. There was so much food.... We... More 

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Manitoba
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our walk and munch tour.A nice intro to the city. the walk makes it up close and more personal. sonye1

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Ottawa, Canada
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24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My husband and I recently visited Chicago and took the Flavours of Chicago tour. We weren't sure what to expect, but loved the idea of trying new foods and walking as well. Most of the foodie tours we have taken in other cities were on a small tour bus. This way, we saw the city, learned about the neighbourhoods, tried... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We did this on a whim and we were so glad we did! Annalynn, our guide, was incredibly knowledgeable and showed us the city in a fun, new way. Not only was the tour amazing, but she provided us with recommendations for other things to try and all of her ideas were perfect for us! We had a blast. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

John led our tour, he clearly knows the area very well, we loved to detour into the water pumping station, but the one to the italian themed shop/centre was a waste of time. Food on the tour is a real mixture, which is good but have to say that its not a format of food tour I would go with... More 

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Tastebud550, Owner at Tastebud Tours Chicago - Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry you did not thoroughly enjoy your tour. The "Italian-themed shop/centre" is a new marketplace called "Eataly". Because of its uniqueness and extreme popularity, we point it out to familiarize you with it. Because Chicago history is an important element in our tours, your tour guide thought you would enjoy it. Our... More 

Sterling, Illinois
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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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3 attraction reviews
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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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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