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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Gold Coast and Old Town

From US$60,00
  • Eat your way through two delicious Chicago neighborhoods
  • Learn about the history of the Gold Coast and Old Town from your local guide
  • Taste generous samples of classic dishes from seven shops and restaurants
Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Gold Coast and Old Town
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Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Gold Coast and Old Town
From US$60,00
Experience the flavors of Chicago at seven Gold Coast and Old Town shops and restaurants while learning about each neighborhood’s history along the way. This 3-hour walking tour will stop at a classic Chicago-style pizzeria, a European bakery, a candy shop and specialty tea shop and more. Each guided outing is restricted to just 18 guests for an intimate small-group tour.
What to Expect
Meet your local guide at Lou Malnati’s, a Chicago-style pizzeria, where you’ll sample a traditional deep-dish pizza. From there, your small group of 18 or fewer participants will walk through the historic Gold Coast and Old Town neighborhoods.

You’ll visit seven shops and eateries, with tasting locations including the oldest chocolate confectioner in Chicago, The Fudge Pot, The Spice House spice merchant, the Middle Eastern restaurant Old Jerusalem and more. All tastings are included and together are generous enough equal a full lunch.

While strolling the tree-lined streets and sampling some of the Windy City's classic dishes, you’ll hear about Chicago history, culture and architecture. Your tour ends at the authentic French bakery La Fournette.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This food tour of the Magnificent Mile and Old Town was definitely worth the money and a few hours of my short trip to Chicago. Our guide Amber shared great information about the food stops, Chicago architecture, and food culture in Chicago. She was enthusiastic...More

Thank Katlin S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile
Excellent "2nd City Classic" Tour

I never write reviews (this is my first Trip Advisor review). This tour was so much fun! I am literally sitting in our Uber on our way back to the hotel after finishing the 2nd City Classic Tour while writing this review. You will not...More

1  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Definitely worth it.

This tour was really really good. I did not know what to expect, but I was blown away by how entertaining this tour was. One of the biggest factor that made this tour really fun and memorable is our tour guide AMBER! She was soo...More

1  Thank Joshua V
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Fantastic food and tour

We loved our guide Alex and the tour. Informative with new information at every stop. Highlights of the tour included the interesting places we visited and had tastings at. Tasting implies small portions, and these were anything but small. Stores were generous with their space...More

1  Thank GreenBayfan
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile
Super Fun!

Had an amazing Second City food tour on a recent sunny Sunday morning. A perfect combo of food, history and a bit of exercise too. This was my 3rd tour with this company and they have each been so much fun. Lindsey was a great...More

1  Thank Tammie K
Mandi C, Customer Service/Front Office at Chicago Food Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

We are always happy to have guests come back and experience all of the adventures we have to offer! Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review, and we are looking forward to seeing you on your next experience. Cheers!

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Oops maybe state st but it’s the same area