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Rated 'Best Chicago Tour' by Lonely Planet and recommended on USA Today and Bon Appetit, Chicago Food Planet is the #1 reviewed Chicago Food Tour. These delicious 2 & 3-hour food tours focus exclusively in Chicago's historic neighborhoods including...more
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lindsay, our guide, gave us a wonderful introduction to the treasures on the “Gold Coast” with fabulous tastings and stories of the area...amazing deep dish pizza, delightful tea tasting, chocolates, specialty oils, vinegars, and spices...and the best falafel. An experience not to be missed!

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Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderful tour. Lindsey was great. Variety in tastings was great...incredible deep dish pizza, delicious chocolate, amazing tea tasting, visits to spice and oil and vinegar specialty stores and last but not least...the best falafel ever! Lindsay added color and humor along the way as well...More

Thank Mitch P
Reviewed 4 days ago

My parents and fiancee enjoyed a wonderful food tour this past weekend. The food was excellent (we did the Best in Chow tour) and our guide was exceptional. While now chowing-down, Jessica S. helped us understand and appreciate some of the history of Chicago. We...More

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our guide Martha was very enthusiastic and clearly has a love of food. Great introduction to Chicagoan food (including what is now my favorite deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s and falafel at Old Jerusalem). Not as much food as we’ve had on food tours...More

Thank kyt2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Grew up on the North side. Had never really visited restaurants in Bucktown/Wicker Park. Jessica (our guide) was very knowledgeable about not only the food and the neighborhoods, but the architecture and history as well. PLENTY of samples. Would highly recommend to locals and tourists...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our second time on the Chinatown tour and this time we brought my mom and grandparents along with us! Having been on many a good tour, we loved our tour guide, Jim. He was so personable and funny that he made us all...More

Thank AHarma
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on Sunday 7/15/18 with Jessica S. as our guide. She was very cooperative and informative about the history of each of the food stops. We also enjoy her background knowledge of city land marks and architecture! Well throughout tour with...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 week ago

We enjoyed our Second City Classic Experience with Amber: we left pleasantly full and enjoyed learning about the Gold Coast and Old Town neighborhoods. But the tour lacked a theme: we weren't sure why we had stopped at a particular place or why we were...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this tour. Our guide Luke began by telling us that he’d taken this job because he loves food, history and acting. He was right, those traits proved to give us a very engaging, informative, educational and entertaining tour, along with amazing food! We...More

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Response from Adam S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can buy tickets in advance - it is recommended. We went on Wendella architecture tour - very good
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Response from Margie B | Reviewed this property |
I just found one---thanks
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Response from chicagofoodplanet | Property representative |
Experiences must be booked ahead of time as the food is ordered prior to your arrival at the starting location. Due to this necessary step in the food ordering process, we do not accept walk up traffic.
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