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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

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Address: Chicago, IL
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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 & Experiences offer delicious 2 & 3-hour neighborhood food experiences 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 & Experiences include mouth-watering food samples, enough for a large lunch or dinner, 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 and Thursday-Sunday during winter months (November to March). The earliest tour departure leaves at 11am and depending on the experience, will last between 2-3 hours. Tickets start at $35 adult with adolescent and child tickets available. Please note, Chicago Food Planet can accommodate vegetarians, gluten-free and alcohol-free dietary restrictions if possible at tasting locations but cannot accommodate other allergies or restrictions.

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US$37.79*
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Old Town Food Tour in Chicago
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Food Tour in Chicago's Wicker Park
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US$49.99*
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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Gold Coast and Old Town

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World's Fare

The guide and the restaurants were great. It was a little loud sometimes, which made it hard to hear our guide. She was great though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The guide and the restaurants were great. It was a little loud sometimes, which made it hard to hear our guide. She was great though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I thought the choice of foods and drinks were ample for the price. I have a fairly wide palette and I was able to experience some new flavors and ethic choices. The only area to improve would be that it was at times difficult to hear the tour guide due to background noise, seating arrangement and speaking tone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I bought this for my husband as a Christmas gift and it didn't disappoint. We did the World's Fare tour with Jade, and she was very upbeat, well spoken and knowledgable about the area. We stopped at four restaurants: a bbq joint, Italian restaurant, empanada place and Asian fusion place. My only knock down on one star was because while... More 

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

What an awesome Christmas gift! We are glad to hear that the experience was not disappointing. We do our best to accommodate vegetarians on our World's Fare tour, as you can imagine finding a suitable vegetarian substitution at a BBQ place is tough. We have found that most guests enjoy the southwestern side salad that we have provided, but will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the world food fare tour and it was a real treat The tastings were unique and really reflected the vibrant area and its diverse cuisine The guide was bubbly and engaging Definitely recommend it

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Justin - Thanks for your review! Glad to hear you enjoyed the Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhoods and the vibrancy they offer in both culture and cuisine. Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful evening on this food tour! Our guide was very knowledgeable about the World's Fair and the samples were delicious. They did a nice job accommodating my daughter who is a vegetarian. We are from the Midwest and have visited Chicago often. It was so nice to get away from the touristy downtown area and try something... More 

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Happy to hear that both you and your daughter had a nice time! We do our best to accommodate vegetarians on our World's Fare tour and are pleased to hear she enjoyed the vegetarian tastings. We love that you're adventuring out into Chicago's neighborhoods and away from downtown - the neighborhoods are each super unique, so please keep exploring. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our fourth tour with CFP and it didn't fail to deliver once again! Jade, our guide, was wonderful! Energetic, knowledgable... you can tell she enjoys her job! The stops were perfect with just the right amount of eats and drinks! Good work CFP!!

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Jill- Your fourth tour!! That makes us so happy that you have experienced so many of our Neighborhood Food Experiences. Jade is a rockstar and we are so delighted to have her on our team. Thanks for taking The World's Fare tour; we are looking forward to hosting you on the rest of our experiences! More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the Winter Delights food tour, and though we had fun, we were hoping for more food options and more to eat. At two of the stops -the spice store and the olive oil store -we had product samples that anyone could walk in and get for free. Our guide have us a bit of history of the area.

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear our tour did not meet your expectations, we strive to serve joy and excellence during each and every Chicago Food Planet Food Tour. We take our ranking and your feedback seriously and while it hurts that we didn’t meet our goals and your expectations, we appreciate your feedback so that we can learn from your... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selections, we will go back to all of these restaurants. Our tour guide was informative, funny and knowledgeable about the restaurants history.

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your 5-star review! We are glad you enjoyed the selections and even happier to hear that you will be going back to all the restaurants. We love our partners - the ones we work with are a great example of the community and atmosphere we are so fortunate to have here in Chicago! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For all foodies and non foodies alike CHICAGO FOOD PLANET FOOD TOURS is the way to go, Jade, our guide this past Thursday (World's Fare Tour) was fantastic, very knowledgeable and engaging, we went to 4 restos, food was delish paired with some bubblies and drinks, plus you get to know more about the restos plus city history as well.There... More 

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your spectacular review! We are happy to hear you had a fantastic time with Jade on the World's Fare Tour - she's great! Looking forward to hosting you on our other tours! Also, we love that you shorten restaurants to "restos" I have a feeling it's going to become our new slang around here! Cheers! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As somebody who's lived in the suburbs practically her whole life, I thought this tour was not only a wonderful representation and idea of some of the best/different places to eat in the real city, not just on the Magnificent Mile. Further, our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and fun. I would highly recommend this tour to anybody.

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chicagofoodplanet, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to join us on one of our Neighborhood Food Experiences! We are happy to hear we helped fill your heart, mind and stomach on this tour. We hope you get to come play in the city with us more often. More 

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