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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Chinatown

  • 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
Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Chinatown
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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Chinatown
From US$60.00
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
Reviews (30)
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great tour! Delicious food!

Barely ever make it to Chinatown even with living in Chicago. This was a great way to explore and it didn't disappoint! Our tour guide, Jim, made the tour extra enjoyable! Highly recommended!

Thank Ryan A
Mandi C, Customer Service/Front Office at Chicago Food Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're glad you had fun exploring Chinatown with Jim! We're glad that we were able to share such an exciting part of the city with a local! We hope we get the opportunity to share another part of the city with you soon. Stay hungry!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chinatown - not just about the food

The food and sites tour was great! Excellent sampling of Chinatown restaurants in the old and new districts. Philip, our guide, was terrific. He knows so much about the community, including its past history and present make up. And inside the selected restaurants, he told...More

Thank Dick S
Mandi C, Customer Service/Front Office at Chicago Food Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're thrilled you had a great time with Philip! He's a great guide and loves to share his extensive knowledge on the area. Chinatown is such an exciting place to explore, and we're glad we were able to show you a good time! Looking forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tourist in my own City!

Have never made it to Chinatown and have lived in Chicago for 6 years - so this was an awesome way to explore the area. We can't wait to go back! We will come back on another tour when out of town guests visit and...More

Thank Sostephworthy
Mandi C, Customer Service/Front Office at Chicago Food Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love getting to share new parts of the city with Chicago natives! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your adventure in Chinatown, and we hope to get to explore another part of the city with you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Excellent Tour of Chinatown

This was a great way to experience Chinatown and also try some new menu items that we wouldn't normally order if we visited on our own. Philip was our guide and was very knowledgeable about the area and the food. Highly recommend this tour to...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile
An amazing visit to Chinatown

An amazing way to get to know a new area and be introduced to the top picks in the area. I loved the food and enjoyed the knowledgeable guide Jimmy. I recommend the tour to both locals and visitors

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Response from Alyssa B | Reviewed this property |
The Triple Crown is located at 2217 S. Wentworth Ave, Chicago. Not sure how far the water taxi is from there though, but you can shove both the addresses into google! I do remember our tour guide showing us the park that... More
17 April 2018|
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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