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Bikes, Bites, and Brews: Chicago's Signature Dishes Bike Tour

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Taste all of Chicago’s classic eats on this four-hour guided bicycle tour! Join the expert tour guides of Bobby’s Bike Hike, America’s longest-running city bicycle tour company, on this exciting and informative adventure. The journey is 14 miles in total (traversed at a nice leisurely pace) and includes a slice of deep dish pizza, a gourmet cupcake, a Chicago-style hot dog, and a few samples of Chicago’s legendary craft beer! Between food and beverage stops, you’ll get to drink in the sights of Chicago’s beautiful north side neighborhoods, including the historic Wrigleyville district, home to our intrepid Chicago Cubs baseball team (and their fiercely loyal fans). Then you’ll get a chance to cruise the Lakefront Trail, one of the most popular waterfront bike paths in the country. Don’t miss out on this rip-roaring good time! You’ll leave with a profound understanding of our town, even if you only came for the beer.
  • Bike around Chicago without worrying about equipment or navigation 
  • Steer clear of tourist traps with a guide 
  • Learn about the city's culinary history through commentary 
  • Visit neighborhoods that many city visitors don't get to
What to Expect
Meet at the tour’s bike-shop departure location along Lake Shore Drive, where you’ll listen to a safety briefing and get set up with a properly sized bike and helmet. Pedal through local neighborhoods, leaving the navigation and planning to your guide. Just follow along for the roughly 13-mile (21-kilometer) ride through Wrigleyville, Old Town, Lincoln Park, and Gold Coast, enjoying the scenery and refueling with intermittent tastings at some of the city's best food spots. Learn what makes Chicago deep-dish pizza special, why you’ll get dirty looks if you ask for ketchup with your hot dog, and where to find the best local craft brews. Learn about the history of each neighborhood, and finish with a cupcake at one of the city’s best bakeries. Your guide will be happy to provide you with more suggestions on where to eat and drink in Chicago during the remainder of your stay.
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Departure Point
540 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bicycle
  • Helmet
  • Water Bottle
  • Expert local guide
  • Food and beer samples
  • Gratuity for guide (15-20% suggested, PayPal & Venmo available)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian options available
  • Moderate level, must be able to ride a bike for 13 miles
  • Must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol.
  • Minimum age is 16 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

Omar and Gabe, two very humorous guides, took us through the northern suburbs of Chicago with lots of interesting stories and stops enroute. Interesting food and drinks related to Chicago; got to learn quite a bit about that.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jesper M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dear Omahrs Mom, We were able to...how do you say...experince part of his final journey before being set free as a tour guide. His energy level was so awesome that it had everybody in the group laughing yet engaged to absorb the knowledge which seemed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank russ s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good way to arrive in Chicago and see sights hot off the plane from London. Very accommodating with the start time as our plane landed late. Tucked away but easy enough to find. Rode approximately 12 miles and the part heading north along Lake...More

1  Thank NinoCarp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bike tour was fantastic! I really enjoyed it and was one of the best things I done in Chicago. Ro (our lovely guide) was great fun and really enthusiastic! We had a great day full of great food and drinks, lots of laughs and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kazimodo48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bobby’s bikes tour was amazing. We did the evening tour with Gabe who was fantastic. He made sure the group had an amazing time, great food, beer and company. Highly recommend.... professional, fun, great value. Ask for Gabe!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lynda b
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Response from Babytockey1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You’ll get a slice of pizza, Chicago style hot dog, cupcake, & some tester cup size brews. We didn’t know this at the time we booked, so it was a nice surprise during the tour. It’s the perfect amount of food, anymore... More
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