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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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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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My husband and I have done two food tours with this company (Old Town and China Town), and they were both wonderful. The information provided is great, the stops are fun, and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have done two food tours with this company (Old Town and China Town), and they were both wonderful. The information provided is great, the stops are fun, and the food selections are tasty and interesting. We want to try the company's other two tours!

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Johnston, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We did the Wicker Park and Bucktown tour. The tour stops itself were really good...we were absolutely stuffed at the end of the day! It was a nice mix of foods in a cool neighborhood. The group was really small (off-peak) with only four of us. This was great, as honestly I am not sure how a regular size group... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

It was a yum trip through the streets of Chicago with plenty of stories around food. It started with a rich slice of deep-down pizza and the secret to its speciality. Listened to tales of tea and stories of spices. Being an Indian and listening to the story of spice in America is a treat in itself. Tasted things like... More 

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Hyde Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

It was my first time in the Chicago and I wanted something different. This was a great way to hear, see and taste the diversity of the city. Our guide was fabulous, she shared stories of the city's past and showed us some amazing architecture. I was traveling with my mother who uses a cane so we walked a little... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I did this tour with some friends when I was in Chicago on a business trip- a must do for a foodie such as myself! Our guide, Kent was great fun- very interesting, enthusiastic and passionate about food. We felt like we learnt a lot, and the info was detailed and pertinent. We did the Bucktown and Wicker Park tour.... More 

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Patras, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Absolutely loved this tour. We did the Bucktown/ Wicker Park tour. Our guide, Kent, was just super. So polite , friendly, enthusiastic, funny and just so keen on showing us a good time. Though it was pouring rain, he did his very best to show us everything and give us as much information as possible. Ideally I would like to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Great tour ..will book another food tour on our next Chicago visit. the guide was knowledgeable and obviously loved the area

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

My mom and I enjoyed a fantastic day in the city on this tour. We are from the Chicago suburbs and came down for a day of fun, and we got it! Our tour guide, Kent, was knowledgeable, warm, funny, and very engaging. We went on the Gold Coast & Old Town tour, and although the weather wasn't the best... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

What a great way to see and experience a different part of the city outside of the Miracle Mile. Our guide Rachel was amazing. Very knowledgeable, warm and friendly. The food experience was wonderful. Highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend. Kent was our guide. He made it very interesting. Great experience. Gold Coast/ Old Town Tour. Eat a little, learn a little, walk a little.

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