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Chicago Food Planet

Chicago, IL
+1 312-932-0800
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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 and off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods near downtown including River North, Streeterville, Gold Coast, Chinatown, Bucktown, Old Town and Wicker Park. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, each walking food experience provides a non-touristy, local perspective so you feel like a native Chicagoan. These 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 for youth tickets and $42 for adult tickets. Please note, Chicago Food Planet can accommodate vegetarians and alcohol-free dietary restrictions if possible at tasting locations, but cannot accommodate other allergies or restrictions. The 3-1-Chew (Bucktown/Wicker Park) food experience is the only experience that can accommodate gluten-free.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Chicago, IL
Near North Side
+1 312-932-0800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on this walking food tour with husband to celebrate a wedding anniversary and spent a wonderful day sampling the best pizza, tea, spices, oils, chocolate and French delights while exploring the neighborhoods rich in history! As Chicago area locals we weren't even aware of...More

Thank LadyMooski
Reviewed yesterday

This summer we did a food tour with friends with the Chicago Food Planet, at the Gold Coast and Old Town Neighborhood area. Jaci was our guide. She was entertaining and informative about the area and its history. We visited a spice shop, tea shop,...More

Thank buildingmemories
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first experience with CFP and it was absolutely fabulous. We did the 3-1 CHEW tour, one of many available. Elvira, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, not only about the food, but upon touring the neighborhoods of Bucktown and Wicker Park she took...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 2 days ago

My fiance and I did the "Best In Chow" food tour during our vacation to Chicago last week. It was a great introduction to the city and its iconic foods (e.g. stuffed pizza, Chicago dog, and etc). Tip: Come hungry, and PACE YOURSELF. The tour...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I did the Best in Chow walking food tour on a Sunday afternoon. Our tour guide was Terry. We had an absolute blast. The food was fantastic, very authentic Chicago cuisine. Terry was very informative and very funny. He did a great...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love walking food tours - and chose 3-1-Chew as it would bring us to a less 'touristy' part of Chicago - AWAY from the Magnificent Mile in a quaint, and historically significant and chic neighbourhood of Wicker Park and Bucktown. Moist, flavourful Italian beef...More

Thank MajidiGirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Chicago is a foodie town and there is no better way to experience it than to join Chicago Food Planet on the Second City Classic Tour. Jaci was so fun and knowledgeable! Every savory and sweet bite was delicious. Make sure you make a reservation...More

1  Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have done quite few food tours in other cities and really enjoy them. So, I talked my friend into trying the 3-1-Chew food tour with Chicago Food Planet. The company is a small locally owned company, which I love! Our tour guide, Jessica, was...More

Thank Jenna W
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a wonderful food tour of the Bucktown and Wicker Park neighborhoods. The guide, Elvira, was delightful. She had many interesting stories about the of the neighborhoods along with stories about the various restaurants we went to. She was very knowledgeable about the architectural...More

Thank mamcclure62
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun time on our first food tour in Chicago! 3-1 Chew was a delicious tour showcasing some really cool places in Chicago. Our tour guide, Jessica, was delightful and full of information! She really new her stuff and was personable as well. Everything went so...More

Thank Bridgette W
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Margie B
15 September 2017|
Response from Adam S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can buy tickets in advance - it is recommended. We went on Wendella architecture tour - very good
Margie B
28 August 2017|
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Response from Margie B | Reviewed this property |
I just found one---thanks
23 March 2017|
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Response from chicagofoodplanet | Property representative |
Experiences must be booked ahead of time as the food is ordered prior to your arrival at the starting location. Due to this necessary step in the food ordering process, we do not accept walk up traffic.