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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Chinatown

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  • Small-group food tour of Chicago's Chinatown
  • Taste Hong Kong, Szechuan and Mandarin-style cuisines
  • Learn the history and culture of one of America's oldest Chinatown neighborhoods
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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Chinatown
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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Chinatown
US$60.00
Overview
Sample different styles and varieties of Chinese food during this 3-hour walking tour of Chicago's Chinatown. Follow your local food-loving guide through one of the oldest Chinese neighborhoods in the country to taste Mandarin-style, Hong Kong-style and Szechuan-style delicacies. The price of this small-group tour, limited to 12 people, includes tastings at 5 restaurants; enough food to add up to a full lunch.
What to Expect
Meet your local guide and small group of 12 people or less for this Chinatown Adventure near the intersection of Cermack and Wentworth Avenues. This Chinese community is one of the oldest in the country, and has a spectacular array of traditional food. Follow your food-loving guide to at least 5 culinary hot spots; all tastings are included on this 3-hour walking tour. If you have any food allergies, please note them in the 'Special Requirements' field at the time of checkout. 
Expect to visit the following locations (or similar substitutions):
  • BBQ King House: Chinatown's favorite Hong Kong-style BBQ
  • Chiu Quon Bakery: Hong Kong-style Chinese bakery featuring sweet and savory buns, Moon cakes and cookies
  • Triple Crown: Canton cuisine and Hong Kong-style dim sum restaurant
  • Saint Anna Bakery: Chinese-style baked goods, desserts and pastries
  • Lao Sze Chuan: America’s premiere Sze Chuan style cuisine and family restaurant
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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Perfect way to learn more about the area

Great food tour that also taught us the history of the area. Philip was a great tour guide who not only knew the area, but made us comfortable immediately. Everyone in our group was local to the Chicago area, but we still learned so much...More

Thank cgall2017
Reviewed 1 July 2018
Great way to get a taste of Chinatown

My parents and I really enjoyed the tour. All of the food was great and our guide, Jim, was very knowledgeable. We definitely ate a lot, but it was paced out well. I'm looking forward to going back to the places we stopped to try...More

2  Thank adimasc
Mandi C, Customer Service/Front Office at Chicago Food Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour and left with full bellies - We work hard to coordinate our tours so you leave happy and full, and of course with some new knowledge! Jim is great, and we're thrilled he was...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Great tour with wonderful food!

While we have lived in Chicago for some time, this was our first visit to Chinatown. Jim was an excellent tour guide and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We really enjoyed the combination of history and cultural information, along with sampling a variety of foods....More

1  Thank Jami S
Reviewed 25 June 2018
Great food and history lesson

This tour was great. Our guide, Jim, paced the tour perfectly and had a lot of interesting historical information to share. We tried a good variety of food (some I've had, some I've never had, which was appreciated) and walked around "old" Chinatown and "new"...More

1  Thank Scorbin25
Reviewed 12 June 2018
Authentic Chinese Food

We singed up for a food tour knowing it would be a good way to have someone walk us through Chinatown and get some good food! Our tour guide Philip was awesome. He was extremely knowledgeable, a great presenter, and had interesting stories about the...More

Thank Alyssa B
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Response from Nancy M | Reviewed this property |
It's a walking tour and they may not do it in winter when the weather is bad. We did it around the first of Nov and it was cold and I would not want to do it any colder than that. It is a fabulous tour if you can do it... More
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