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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

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Address: Chicago, IL
Phone Number: +1 312-932-0800
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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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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Great way to explore Chinatown and eat at the same time

My mom and I had a terrific 3.5 hour tour with Hannah, whose knowledge and passion for Chinatown was infectious. We explored different regions of China through food, and learned... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Stacey K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My mom and I had a terrific 3.5 hour tour with Hannah, whose knowledge and passion for Chinatown was infectious. We explored different regions of China through food, and learned about the history of Chinatown and Chinese immigrants and western influence. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting the rest of the small (6-8 people) tour and sharing the experience with them.

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Petersburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the Chicago Food Planet Gold Coast & Old Town Food tour yesterday and was delightful. Our guide Alex was out going, fun and so informative! Loved her. It is more than just a food tour because you see and hear about the neighborhoods as well as sampling a verity of food & spices. Thanks for a wonderful day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a group of 13 for the Gold Coast/Old Town Private Tour. We did this as a mid-day activity for a bachelorette party. Gina helped us plan the tour and was really helpful and easy to work with throughout the whole process. Kent was our tour guide and was amazing. Kent knew what he was talking about (or at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was great. Though Chicago's Chinatown is rather small, the variety and quality of the Restaurants were fabulous. I traveled solo and met some lovely people. Philip was a knowledgable, entertaining, and sweet guide. I wholeheartedly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Saturday we had Brian as our tour guide who did an outstanding job. The places chosen to visit were wonderful, the food and menu offerings was perfect. Brian provided lots of local information on the history of both areas of Chicago. As travel agents for over 30 years we would highly recommend this tour. Thanks again Dennis and Lisa... More 

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Alleman, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was great fun and filled with delicious food. Our guide was delightful and we had the added bonus of visiting several architectural gems. We had an absolute ball.

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Homewood, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour was led by Alex. She was very friendly, upbeat, informative and patient. She was a great guide and made the tour enjoyable for our entire group. The tour is a great way to taste some foods/drinks/seasonings that you might not otherwise consider. We enjoyed the tasting and learning more about the history and culture of Chicago. We definitely... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour was led by Rachel. She was very friendly and informative. The food, drinks, spices and oils, and candy were all delicious. We learned interesting facts about the city and food establishments that we visited. Everyone in our group had a lovely day and when we return to Chicago we will definitely book another tour with this company.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on the tour. It was fun to learn a brief history and fun fact about each stop. The experience of the walk and the ability to take time to discuss each place made it fantastic. Each place provided generous amounts of food...no one should go hungry. My only suggestion would be to bring your own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Gold Coast/Old Town food tour for a small work outing and absolutely loved it! Alex was a great guide, she kept the tour fun and upbeat, she was very knowledgeable and informative. The food was delicious, we got to try some unique places we probably would not have considered on our own. All around great tour for... More 

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