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Chicago Favorites Walking & Food Tour

Taste your way through Chicago’s most famous recipes on this relaxing and fun Chicago walking food tour. In an exciting two and a half hours, you’ll feast on Chicago culinary legends such as deep dish pizza, locally crafted beer, a Chicago-style hot dog, and the world’s premiere brownie!  All Food and Beverage samples included in ticket price.

The guided walking culinary tour includes history of the dishes and the establishments that created them, as well as an informative romp through some of the Windy City’s most beloved landmarks. Our food walking tour of Chicago is a an active, VIP adventure through town; the perfect way to see and taste the city in a single afternoon!

What To Expect

Deep-dish pizza is one of Chicago’s most famous recipes, and lures pizza enthusiasts from all over the world. Learn the history of this epic pie and taste some of the best for yourself!

The Chicago-style hot dog is unlike any sausage creation you’ve had before—all beef frank, mustard, tomato, pickle, relish, onion, sport pepper, celery salt… But never ketchup! Have one and change the way you eat this ballpark favorite.

Chicago is making a name for itself as an American craft beer capital. We’re home to some of America’s favorite breweries, with new microbreweries appearing every year. Taste some of the most refined and refreshing pours as you learn about Chicago’s rich brewing history.

Fun fact: Chicago is home to the world’s first brownie! Served as a portable dessert during the 1893 World’s Fair, the brownie has been pleasing Chicagoans and visitors alike for generations. Taste the original recipe—with walnuts and an apricot glaze—at the Palmer House Hilton today!

Cloud Gate, known affectionately as “The Bean” debuted in Millennium Park in 2006. Designed by famed Indian artist, Anish Kapoor, this giant, stainless steel masterpiece has become one of the most famous symbols of Chicago arts and culture.

The Crown Fountain was designed by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa and features two fifty-foot tall statues of glass brick that showcase the LED faces of over 1000 Chicagoans laughing, smiling, and spitting.

The Art Institute of Chicago was named #1 Museum in World by TripAdvisor and is home to 260,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years.

The Loop is Chicago’s bustling business district, named for its location within the rectangular convergence of multiple “El” train tracks.

Designed by world-famous architect, Frank Gehry, The Pritzker Pavilion is a stunning and unique band shell located in Grant Park. The lattice tower of speaker systems ensures full volume for all spectators at countless summer concerts and movie screenings.

The State Street historic district has been the center of Chicago retail since the mid-1800s. The strip is home to countless upscale department stores and hotels, including the original Marshall Field’s.

Sign Up for Your Chicago Walking Food Tour Today

We could go on and on about the many reasons you should take our tour, such as our exceptional safety record and nationwide recognition for the quality of our tours, which have been mentioned in publications such as Midwest Living and National Geographic. But the best way to find out if we live up to our reputation is to sign up for a tour and see for yourself!

We encourage you to ask any questions you may have beforehand. Many people want to know what sort of fitness levels we accommodate. Our walking tours are:

  • Accessible to people of any fitness level
  • Perfect for all ages

In fact, we get people from a range of ages on our tours. We love showing you the sites you might otherwise miss, even if you’re a Chicago native. We’re proud of how many people tell us this set them up for an awesome week in Chicago, giving them the background they needed to gain a better appreciation of the city and its history.

Are you ready to book one of the best Chicago food tours? Get in touch with us today to make a reservation! We look forward to leading you all over town for a taste of Chicago you won’t forget.

Our Vendors

Giordano’s has been serving up their original “stuffed pizza” since 1974, and has been named “Chicago’s Best Pizza” by NBC, CBS Chicago, New York Times, Concierge Preferred, and more!

Located directly below the world-famous “Cloud Gate,” Park Grill serves upscale American food and delicious beverages to Millennium Park visitors every day of the week. Enjoy a cozy of view of the McCormick Ice Rink skaters in the winter, and vibrant patio people watching in the summer!

Max’s Take Out is the oldest hot dog stand in the Loop, dating back to the early 1980s. They serve up some of best Chicago-style dogs in the city, and have been inducted into the Vienna Beef Hall of Fame.

The Lockwood is an upscale restaurant located within the historic Palmer House Hilton, famous for their extravagant Christmas dinners and their original-recipe chocolate brownie.

Exchequer Pub has existed in various iterations since the 1920s. Famous for their baby back ribs, deep dish pizza, and Exchequer Amber lager, the pub is a financial-district favorite for locals and visitors alike.

What Our Customers Are Saying“I liked the balance between learning the history of Chicago and all the delicious food. I was pleasantly surprised by the serving size. I would consider the tour to be a great value.”

– Mercedez H. Tampa, FL

Chicago Favorites Walking & Food Tour

Duration: 2.5 hours
Length: 1.25 miles
Level: Totally Walkable
Schedule: 11:30am Daily

(Discount Online Rate includes Food & Beverage Samples)


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