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You'll experience all the city's biggest everyman food hits, many of which have roots in the Italian immigrant experience. This moving feast incorporates a walk through some of the city's world-renowned architecture and public art in the famed...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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521 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605-1529
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 773-917-5507
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

We enjoyed this tour with Blair. It had plenty of food but the food didn't seem like the main focus of the tour, it was mostly about the history of the city. For us, some of it perhaps assumed a bit too much knowledge of...More

4  Thank LilMissDotti
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The Secret Food Tour was a great time. Our tour guide, Melissa, did an excellent job explaining each stop and making everything intriguing and cool.

4  Thank JaLeah H
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Hi, thank you so much for joining us! We are glad that you had a great time with Melissa :) Please come again and visit our other Secret Food Tours - now in over 20 world-wide cities. We'll see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic tour with Melissa who has a ton of knowledge of not only Chicago, but has a great culinary background. Gino’s is damn good pizza. As tempting as it is, be sure to leave room for more food. We were able to go...More

6  Thank Katweir1
Nicolas J, Manager at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hey there! Thank you for this wonderful review. We're so glad that you loved the tour and you were able to visit the Art Institute. As much as we'd love to take our foodies there, we don't have any controls in their policy. So let's...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018

Blair was a wonderful tour guide, he was friendly, welcoming, knowledgeable, full of conversation and fun to be with. Food tours are an essential activity when visiting a new city and Secret Food Tours Chicago fit the bill! Thank you Blair for a wonderful experience...More

7  Thank bphillips2061
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you for a wonderful review. Thanks, too, for joining us! We hope to see you again and join our other tours as well.

Reviewed 19 May 2018

The Chicago food tour was great fun. Our guide was fun and knowledgeable...felt very comfortable chatting with her and asking questions. The food was wonderful..Chicago style pizza at Ginos and later the Italian beef and sangria was fantastic. We walked quite alot which was fine....More

6  Thank Bonnie E
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Bonnie, thank you so much for joining and for this amazing review! Please come again and visit our other Secret Food Tours - now in over 20 world-wide cities.. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Took this tour on our first day in Chicago. It was a great introduction to the city's food favorites. Our very welcoming and knowledgeable tour guide, Blair, wanted us to sample Chicago Deep Dish pizza, Chicago hot dog, Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich and Chicago popcorn...More

4  Thank VivianandKellyC
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you very much for joining us! We're very glad that you've enjoyed our tour. We will let Blair know that he did a great job, again. Thank you for giving us a chance to show you the city. Please join us again and visit...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Had a fabulous time on our Chicago food tour. Our guide Blair was good fun and knew his stuff. He made it so much more fun. Loads of great Chicago history and lore, and some yummy food to boot. Some thoughts and suggestions on how...More

3  Thank yecats59
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for your time in posting this review and for this wonderful review. We will also take note all your suggestions and will work it out. Thank you for being so honest. We hope to see you again, soon!

Reviewed 14 May 2018

This tour was too long, and the last 90 minutes added no value. We began at Gino’s, one of the original deep dish pizza makers, where we sampled the original recipe: oatmeal crust (like a shortcrust as opposed to a dough crust), with the tomato...More

3  Thank JohnSB3
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This tour was too long, and the last 90 minutes added no value. We began at Gino’s, one of the original deep dish pizza makers, where we sampled the original recipe: oatmeal crust (like a shortcrust as opposed to a dough crust), with the tomato...More

1  Thank JohnSB3
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Blair was a superb tour leader and all around awesome person to explore the city with! The food was above and beyond what I had expected and perfectly portioned as not to get too full at one place but we were definitely full by the...More

3  Thank Eric L
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Eric, thanks for joining us and for the really good feedback. We are very pleased to have you on our tour. Blair is one of our great guides, he really is amazing! Please join us again and visit our other Secret Food Tours in...More

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