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Food Tour of Chicago Classics

Chicago Favorites Walking & Food Tour

Taste your way through Chicago’s most famous recipes on this relaxing and fun Chicago food tour. In an exciting two and a half hours, you’ll feast on Chicago culinary legends such as deep-dish pizza, Italian Beef, a Chicago-style hot dog, and a delectable dessert! All food samples are included in the ticket price. You can add a VIP Craft Beer package to any ticket (over 21 please) so you can sample 3 of our favorite local craft beers (three 9oz pours).

The guided food tour includes the history of Chicago classic dishes and the establishments that created them, as well as an informative walking tour of the Windy City’s most beloved landmarks. Our food walking tour of Chicago is 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.

An Italian beef sandwich, originating in Chicago, composed of thin slices of seasoned roast beef, simmered and served au jus on a long Italian-style roll. Ours will be topped with sweet green Italian peppers. The sandwich’s history dates back to the 1930s.

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.  Guests who are over 21 can add-on the VIP Craft Beer Package for only $19.75, which includes three 9oz pours of our favorite local brews.

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.

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 Loop is Chicago’s bustling business district, named for its location within the rectangular convergence of multiple “El” train tracks.  We’ll make a stop at the iconic Chicago Theatre marquee.

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.

Chicago Riverwalk is our newest tourist attraction, running right through the heart of downtown’s most beautiful architecture.  We’ll make a stop right in the heart of the Riverwalk.

Michigan Avenue and the Wrigley Building will be the end of our tour, right on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and home to premier shopping and restaurants.

Sign Up for Your Classic Chicago Food Tour Today

We could go on and on about the many reasons you should take this food 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.

Classic Chicago Deep-Dish PizzaThe Chicago Bean
Classic Chicago-style Hot DogChicago Attractions on Walking Tour
Group Drinking Beers on Classic Chicago Food TourPeople in Downtown Chicago
Classic Chicago Italian SandwichChicago Riverwalk Tour

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 under the world-famous Millennium Park, Millennium Dogs serves delicious Chicago-style hot dogs to Chicago locals and Millennium Park visitors every day of the week.

Specializing in Italian Beef and thin-crust pizzas, Bongiorno’s is a family run business and takes pride in providing you with the best home-cooked Italian food and service in Chicago. They have won many awards from the Hungry Hound, Chicago Magazine, and TripAdvisor speak well for their work.

Eataly, a worldwide phenomenon in the slow-food movement, has a simple idea: to gather under one roof high-quality food at sustainable and reasonable prices for ALL, celebrate Italian biodiversity, and create an informal, natural, and simple place to eat, shop, and learn.

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 to 3 hours
Length: 1.4 miles
Level: Totally Walkable
Schedule: 11:30am Friday & Saturdays
Age: 1+

(Discount Online Rate includes Food Samples.)

Price: Fri-Sun Mon-Thurs
Adults $55.99 $52.99
Youth (Ages 4-11) $49.99 $46.99
Infants (Ages 0-3) when sharing w/ adult $9.99 $8.99
Squad Pricing: Private Group (up to 9 people) $499.99 $499.99
VIP Craft Beer Tasting Upgrade $19.99

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