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Gateway to Chicago's West Loop Food Tour

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    What to Expect
    An expert guide helps you to easily navigate the exciting West Loop neighborhood as you discover the diverse history, architecture and culture of the area in this 3 hour tour. 

    Tasting Locations:

    Bonci: Rome-based Italian import selling scissor-cut slices featuring distinctive toppings.

    Nonna's: Sister to Formento's restaurant, this counter-serve has subs & salads plus house wines & sauces.

    Kumas: Famous burgers, specialty mac & cheese, and local beers.

    Cemita's Puebla: A family-owned Mexican spot that prides itself on specializing in Poblano foods, such as the Cemita sandwich. 

    Do-Rite Donuts: Chef & co-owner, Francisco uses his Michelin restaurant experience to creates artisanal donuts in unusual flavors.
    *You will go to 4 of the 5 locations listed above.  Kuma's on weekdays and Cemita's on weekends/evenings. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    925 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    50 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    Inclusions
    • Food tastings, enough for a full lunch
    • Neighborhood guide
    • 0.6 miles of walking
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Confirmation received at time of booking
    • Participants are urged to bring sun glasses, sun screen, and/or a hat during the summer months.
    • Participants will be on their feet and outdoors for most of the walking tour, so please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes (flip-flops, high heels, and dress-shoes are not recommended.)
    • Check the weather! Umbrellas on rainy days, warm layers on cold days, and cool clothing on hot days will make your experience much more enjoyable.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 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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    Four of us had a great time getting to know a lot more about the west loop eateries. The food samplings were fun and tasty, and Dave, our guide was very knowledgeable. This is a great tour for those unfamiliar with the Chicago eating scene to see where many of the best
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    Loved this “foodie” tour of this former meatpacking neighborhood turned trendy food center in Chicago. David M was a great guide - knowledgeable and fun. The whole family loves it.
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    I live in Chicago, and I learned so much about such a unique neighborhood! Our tour guide, David M, was funny, polite and super awesome! I highly recommend!
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    First food tour for me and it was great. Our guide Terry was welcoming and full of knowledge. Best meatball I've ever had! The variety of food and quantities were perfect. I can't wait to come back to Chicago and do another tour.
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    Response from chicagofoodplanet, Customer Service/ Front Office at Gateway to Chicago's West Loop Food Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thanks so much for the review! Terry is a fabulous guide and we're lucky to have him on the team. And you're right - Formento's meatballs are the BEST! Looking forward to hosting you again!
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    +1
    5 west loop favorites plus a bonus walk-thru of the new Chicago Time Out Market. Great food, beverages and fellowship. Learned a lot about the history and growth of the neighborhood.
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    Response from chicagofoodplanet, Customer Service/ Front Office at Gateway to Chicago's West Loop Food Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed exploring the West Loop and all it has to offer! Hoping to host you again in the future!
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    About the operator
    By: Chicago Food Planet
    3,950 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Montay B
    Sheffield, Ohio
    30
    Awesome Food Tour
    We were privileged to have Luke as our tour guide. He was entertaining as well as informative. We learned a lot of
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    Travelmomma0917
    Bakersfield, California
    10
    Excellent guide!
    Luke is the best guide! His knowledge of the city is great. Highly recommend the chow tour with them.
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    REbeccaM5613
    Gothenburg, Sweden
    20
    Great tour
    I went on this tour with a friend and 2 teenage daughters during a long weekend in Chicago. The food tour was a
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    debmanj
    Norfolk, Virginia
    157
    Fun despite the cold
    Four of us had a great time getting to know a lot more about the west loop eateries. The food samplings were fun
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    Candy301
    Winston Salem, North Carolina
    1711
    Arrive Hungry and Leave Happy!
    My husband, his aunt and I were in town for a wedding and couldn’t resist a food tour. We are food tour veterans
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    laurent29912
    10
    Informative + Delicious bites!
    My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this food tour when looking for things to do in the area for a weekend trip. We
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    warash60
    Germantown, Maryland
    1917
    Fun For Foodies!
    The Best In Chow food tour with Bill was great! I loved that at each spot we got to sit down at a table and enjoy
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    lindasW2848YE
    New York City, New York
    20
    Chicago food tour
    Loved this “foodie” tour of this former meatpacking neighborhood turned trendy food center in Chicago. David M
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    915stacyc
    21
    Great experience!
    I live in Chicago, and I learned so much about such a unique neighborhood! Our tour guide, David M, was funny,
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    436staceys
    Houston, Texas
    575
    Soooo much FUN and YUMMY!!!!!
    Oh my what a blast and good food and lots of it!!!! David M was AMAZING! He was so informative about the history
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    ALatham3211
    10
    Loved This Tour!!
    First food tour for me and it was great. Our guide Terry was welcoming and full of knowledge. Best meatball I've
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    Guru4u
    Chicago
    3322
    Excellent Navy Pier Food Tour with Faith
    This is a fantastic food/history tour of Navy Pier. As others have said, Faith is a terrific tour guide and an
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    vwandell49
    Niagara Falls, New York
    20
    Great tour of west loop eateries
    5 west loop favorites plus a bonus walk-thru of the new Chicago Time Out Market. Great food, beverages and
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    Margie121
    Singapore, Singapore
    2110
    Interesting Tour
    Thank you David for an interesting informative food tour. This was my first food tour, I not only got to know a
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    Efinn123kids
    10
    Bah
    It was described as a foodie tour and the food was good but a bit boring and a lot of bread. The history bits were
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