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“A really fun afternoon with a lot of great pizza”

Chicago Pizza Tours
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Owner description: See Chicago One Slice At A Time! Chicago Pizza Tours is the #1 pizza tour in Chicago running both "Original Chicago Pizza Tour" & "Pizza & Cocktails". Enjoy full slices at 4 different restaurants in various Chicago neighborhoods on the only bus driven pizza tour in Chicago. Let us be your backstage pass as you're brought into kitchens at some stops to see first hand what makes these pizzas significant. Bring a camera and your appetite as this serves as a meal replacement. Group sizes are kept intimate so please book in advance to reserve your spot.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Tampa, Florida
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61 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A really fun afternoon with a lot of great pizza”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

We really enjoyed the tour. It was a small group - 6 total, but we got to try many different types of pizza. It was a lot of fun and also a nice little tour of Chicago to some extent. I'd recommend it - the dessert pizza at the end was a surprise and we all thought we were too full to try it, but suprisingly enough we were able to eat that one as well.

Visited December 2012
1 Thank Julie S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“An afternoon of Pizza delight”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Took this tour on New Years Eve with my wife and had a wonderful experience. Jon, owner/tour guide, was very informative about the history and making of pizza in Chicagop lus he was friendly and a delight to be with. He was indeed,a pizza conosour. We made 4 stops at different pizza parlors throughout Chicago, and tried different types and flavors of pizza. Come hungry because by the end of the tour we were indeed filled to the brim with pizza delights. While the tour appears at first blush to be a bit expensive ($60 pp), at the end of the tour we felt that it was well worth the price! If you love pizza, you will love Chicago Pizza Tours!

Visited December 2012
1 Thank IndianaSteveO
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We don't look at pizza the same!”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

If you eat pizza, you should do this tour. Chicago takes its pizza seriously and we now understand why. We got to experience different types of pizzas of the thick crust and thin crust format and they were so fresh and tasty - we don't look at pizza the same and can't do those chains like Dominos anymore - at least not for a very long time. An added bonus was that we also got to learn about and see different parts of the city during the tour. At the end, we were so stuffed, we waddled off our mini-bus.

Visited November 2012
1 Thank em041
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Oswego, IL
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Pizza Lovers Dream”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

This tour was a gift from my son for Christmas last year but since we have been pretty busy, I didn't have an opportunity until a few weeks ago to even think, let alone book it. You must reserve 2 weeks out and cancellations are not an option. That's the most negative comment I have regarding this experience. This is a great concept for pizza lovers everywhere. Being chauffered from one pizza restaurant's front doorstep to another via private bus is the best! Not having to fight ANY traffic or look for impossible parking spaces is another plus. We stopped at 5 pizzerias and sampled enough to be full at the last stop. Owner/tour director, Jon, and assistant Mike, are full of interesting stories of Chicago's history which fills the time spent on the bus between restaurants. Being allowed into the actual cooking spaces of 2 of the pizzerias gives an appreciation for the intense heat being generated by these ovens. Seeing different techniques and pizza making styles is a true education. All in all an enjoyable event. Highly recommended. ;)

Visited October 2012
2 Thank Georgialois
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Medicine Hat, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Try all the pizza Chicago has to offer”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Get to experience all types of pizza at some of Chicago's most famous pizzerias. In between each place, you get an excellent tour of Chicago as well. A must do in Chicago.

Visited October 2012
1 Thank NeilNichols
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