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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

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Address: Chicago, IL
Phone Number: +1 312-932-0800
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rated 'Best Chicago Tour' by Lonely Planet and featured on The Today Show...

Rated 'Best Chicago Tour' by Lonely Planet and featured on The Today Show (NBC), USA Today and Bon Appetit, Chicago Food Planet Food Tours offer delicious 3-hour food tasting events focused exclusively in Chicago's historic off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods near downtown including the Gold Coast, Chinatown, Bucktown, Lincoln Park, Old Town and Wicker Park. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, each walking tour provides a non-touristy, local experience so you feel like a native Chicagoan. The guided Food Tours include mouth-watering food samples, enough for a large lunch, from unique specialty food stores, local restaurants and ethnic eateries while providing a detailed insiders view of Chicago's most famous communities- their rich histories, treasured architecture, dazzling entertainment offerings and restaurant recommendations. Tours run 7 days a week between March and November. The earliest departure time leaves at 11am and depending on the tour will last between 2-3 hours. Tickets start at $35 adult with adolescent and child tickets available.

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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Wicker Park and Bucktown
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Excellent Food Tour

Loved our guide and all of the stops on the Gold Coast/old town food tour. I would highly recommend this for any tourist or locals. really fun!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved our guide and all of the stops on the Gold Coast/old town food tour. I would highly recommend this for any tourist or locals. really fun!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My boyfriend and I took the Gold Coast & Old Town Tour while visiting Chicago and were a little disappointed by the experience. We have both taken food tours elsewhere before and this tour just did not meet our expectations. The best food tour I have ever taken was a Cajun food tour in Lafayette, LA, but the best part... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Winter Delights Tour in Old Town is a surprise filled journey with a new discovery around every corner. I was amazed at the incomparable gastronomic delights at every establishment. The tour was well planned and timed. Rachel had pertinent information and it was delivered in a smooth, cohesive manner. A great value for time,cost and information. I'd recommend this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just completed my first food tour (Winter Delights Tour) with Chi Food Planet which was amazing! This tour was about 2 hours long, along the tour we visited 6 establishments trying 2 bigger "meals", a few sweet treats, and taste testing some spices/cooking ingredients (if you like to cook, you will really appreciate this part of the tour)! This tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having taken all the tours in previous years from CFPFT, I was seriously looking forward to the Winter Delights tour they started offering for the winter. And they did not disappoint. It's a fun tour that you can take all winter long as the distances between stops are minimal. Our guide Kent was a pleasure and It's obvious he loves... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just finished the Gold Coast / Old Town tour with Kent. I've lived in chicago 25 years and have done many "touristy" things. This was our first time on a Food Planet tour and we loved it. We took my parents visiting from NC and it was their favorite tour yet. I learned so many things I'd never heard... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the Bucktown/Wicker Park tour and it exceeded my already-high expectations. Kent, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable, easygoing, and funny -- his eight years of experience on the circuit had clearly left him an expert. I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of insider's knowledge we got into these two neighborhoods. The tour was wonderfully spaced-out: we could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun & knowledgable tour guide (hi Kent!), good variety of food, some architecture and history information to go with it, and an opportunity to meet new like-minded people. Dress for the weather, and wear comfortable shoes as you will be on your feet a lot! I did the Wicker Park tour and the stores we visited were just as described.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was knowledgeable and the food was amazing! The pizza was my favorite as a tourist and the locals were impressed with the Spices and Teas!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time on the Wicker Park & Bucktown tour. Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The doughnuts at Stan's doughnuts are amazing!!! Everything we ate was great and we really enjoyed seeing the Wicker park & Bucktown area.

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