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Enjoy Chicago’s only bus guided neighborhood pizza tour.  Eat like a local as you travel off the beaten path into Chicago neighborhoods to savor the best pizza.  Your local guide will teach you the science behind ingredient selection and baking as you sample slices from historic pizzerias.  In just a few hours, you’ll leave stuffed, and with an understanding of why pizza is such an important part of Chicago’s culture.
  • Learn about Chicago’s best pizza purveyors from your local guide
  • Try four different styles of pizza from eateries around the city
  • Sample deep-dish pizza, wood-oven fired pizza, and more
  • View sightseeing destinations while touring pizza joints by bus
What to Expect
Make your own way to meet your guide Near Millennium Park to start your pizza tour. Hear the history of Chicago’s famous deep-dish pizza while snacking on a thick slice of this quintessential dish. Then continue by bus to different neighborhoods to further explore the pizza scene. Your guide shares commentary on the history of pizza in the Windy City as you visit four pizzerias, each one with a distinctive twist. Bring an appetite and expect enough hearty samples to make up a meal. You also pass by landmarks such as Wrigley Field and get a feel for the layout of the city before your tour ends with return to your original departure point in the downtown area.
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Important Information
Departure Point
61 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Departure Time
11:00 AM
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Four slices of pizza
  • Transport by air-conditioned minicoach
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Magnificent Mile
  • Entry/Admission - Grant Park
  • Entry/Admission - Lincoln Park
  • Entry/Admission - United Center
  • Entry/Admission - Wrigleyville
  • Entry/Admission - Wicker Park
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Children under 6 are free, but please notify operator so a seat can be saved on the tour
  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews pizza thin crust tavern style chicago deep dish s mores our tour guide great tour visitors and locals pies comfortable bus would recommend to anyone visiting beef dish various types come hungry highly recommend this tour city's history spend an afternoon
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Danny was an excellent tour guide!! I can’t say enough about how satisfied we were!! We are a family of 5 - two adults, 16 yr old, 11 yr old and a 20 month old. We ALL had an excellent time!! Our experience started when...More

Thank elizabethr514
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family went on the pizza tour this past weekend. What a great way to spend the day in the city with our adult kids. Danny was our tour guide and Cary was our bus driver. Both were personable, engaging and friendly. The bus was...More

Thank Mari9
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived my 68 years in the Chicago suburbs, occasionally eating at some of Chicago's famous pizzerias and never at these "pizza pioneers". The tour was very interesting, delicious pizza, we stopped at 4 or 5 shops for just a slice, finishing up at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Edward K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our pizza tour with Danny. He was professional, personable and fun to spend time with. The pizza was amazingly tasty and quite plentiful. The variety of types of pizza was just what we wanted. Danny is a local and very knowledgeable about...More

Thank FellowTraveler242217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour with great pizza variety! Plenty of food and information about pizza and Chicago. The bus ride around the city and guided tour was an extra benefit of the tour. Not high pressure to purchase extra drinks besides water. Beverage pairings were recommended at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Penny W
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Elaine P
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Response from sharkyliz | Reviewed this property |
Yes...I don’t eat meat and I just made sure I indicated that when I signed up for the tour.
17 October 2018|
Response from dholkest | Reviewed this property |
Our tour might've been a bit on the boring side for some kids, but since there were only adults on our tour, we might've had a different tour than families might get. At each stop, we got history about the location and the... More
17 October 2018|
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Response from Amotti | Reviewed this property |
As long as the kids are well-behaved and won't distract from the other adults experience on the tour, I would say age seven or eight is appropriate.
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