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Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour w/ Private Tour Option provided by Secret Food Tours Chicago

Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour w/ Private Tour Option

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20/07/29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Stroll around the Loop with a guide, discovering Chicago's lively food scene, on this small-group walking tour. Learn about the city's history and culinary heritage from your guide as you stop at favorite local eateries for tastings of four classic dishes. Sample signature bites such as deep-dish pizza.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    521 S Dearborn St
    521 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
    Departure Point: Gino's East Pizzeria Address: 521 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605 Directions: Look for the orange umbrella
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    The Loop
    Chicago Riverwalk
    Cloud Gate
    Chicago Skyline
    Chicago Cultural Center
    Millennium Park
  • You'll end at
    Millennium Park
    Millennium Park, Chicago, IL, USA
    We end the tour across the street at Millennium Park.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Bring your appetite for generous tastings of Chicago's signature foods
  • Take a leisurely walk around the Loop in downtown Chicago
  • Learn from your guide about the city's history and food culture
  • See outdoor public art by Picasso, Miro, and Chagall
What to Expect
Make your own way to a centrally located meeting point to join your guide. Start your food tour by snacking on hearty deep-dish pizza, and learn how Chicago’s pizza differs from others. Continue to a historic spot that serves up dipped Italian beef sandwiches, and then try a Chicago-style hot dog, traditionally accompanied by seven specific toppings (never ketchup). Nibble a savory and sweet “secret food” beloved in the Windy City, and top it off with dessert at the Art Institute of Chicago. Along the way, stop into a bar that was founded in 1898 and survived the Prohibition era, see some of Chicago's renowned public art, and stroll through Millennium Park to see the famous Cloud Gate sculpture
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Important Information
Departure Point
521 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Millennium Park, Chicago, IL, USA
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (option
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Exciting news. There are drink upgrades available for Chicago tour that can be purchased on your smartphone just prior to taking the tour. Ask your host for assistance and enjoy the drinks of the house.
  • Broken English: Locally brewed
  • Dortwunder Lager: Brewed first for the Chicago World's Fair, taste history.
  • The Capone: A cocktail first made in Brooklyn and named after Al Capone, a famous Chicago crime boss
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Terri H wrote a review Mar 2020
Greensboro17 contributions13 helpful votes
My daughter and I enjoyed our food tour. We learned some history of Chicago and tasted some of Chicago's specialities. Jordan was very knowledgable and fun to be around. I would recommend this tour to everyone! Don't miss it.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Paul C wrote a review Mar 2020
Atlanta, Georgia1 contribution1 helpful vote
This was my daughter and I’s first food tour, and I absolutely recommend to any foodie. Denise was an amazing tour guide who not only knew the best food locations, but also knew the history of Chicago. The key to the tour is pacing yourself...trust me it works especially after
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Nicolas J, Owner at Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour w/ Private Tour Option
Responded 04 Mar 2020
Thank you very much, dear guest, for joining our Chicago food tour and for taking the time to write us a pleasant and detailed review. We’re glad to know that you and your daughter loved Chicago’s most delicious dishes and discovered the history of the city. We’re delighted that you had an amazing experience with Denise during the tour. We appreciate your high recommendation and looking forward to see you again in our other Secret Food Tours now in over 50 cities worldwide!
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Manideep wrote a review Feb 2020
Waltham, Massachusetts7 contributions3 helpful votes
A good experience... Jordan my man... I booked a tour on a Tuesday and I am the only one for the day.. but Jordan still took me to the tour. Even though he claims he didn’t study history, he has good knowledge on Chicago’s history. It was just not a food tour only but also
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Response from Nicolas J, Owner at Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour w/ Private Tour Option
Responded 02 Mar 2020
Thank you for your compliment and recommendation. We’re so glad to know that you enjoyed the food in our Chicago food tour. We’re so delighted that you had a memorable experience with Jordan. See you again in our other Secret Food Tours now in over 50 cities worldwide.
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lgnat wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto, Canada2 contributions2 helpful votes
Great afternoon spent eating, drinking, laughing and learning from our knowledgeable and friendly guide Gabe. Not only was each stop more delicious then the next but Gabe provided so much information that really made you feel you now know and love all Chicago has to offer.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Nicolas J, Owner at Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour w/ Private Tour Option
Responded 02 Mar 2020
Thank you, dear guest, for taking the time to leave us this amazing review. We’re so glad that you had a great experience with Gabe. We’re looking forward to see you again in our other Secret Food Tours now in over 50 cities worldwide.
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shea6767 wrote a review Feb 2020
Boston8 contributions14 helpful votes
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The food and drinks were great! But it was so much more, Gabe, was friendly and knowledgeable about all things Chicago!!! It is a fabulous food tour which includes history, art, culture and architecture. Plus deep dish pizza, pierogi’s, Fanny May Chocolate, Italian meat
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Nicolas J, Owner at Chicago Loop Secret Food Tour w/ Private Tour Option
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Hi Shea, thank you very much for joining us, we are happy that you had a great tour and you enjoyed the tour with our guide, Gabe. We hope to have you again on our other food tours. We are now in more than 50 cities worldwide. Regards
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About the operator

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By: Secret Food Tours Chicago
ty_kormoz
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Amazing experience if you want to know more about Chicago
I took my wife on this tour and Denise (our guide) was excellent and very knowledgeable about the history of every
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Keeson17
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Secret Food Tour
This was a great way to experience Chicago. Our guide, Jordan, had extensive knowledge of the historical significan
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puntacanavisitor09
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Secret Beer Tour
I surprised my husband with the secret beer tour and we both loved it! Gabe was an excellent tour guide and shared
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treece0831
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Great birthday gift
I surprised my husband with this tour as a 30th birthday gift and it did not disappoint! We recently moved to Chica
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lorid854
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Great Foodie Tour
Jordan was an awesome host and very knowledgeable about Chicago and the history. Come hungry! SO! Much! Food!
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KeekoNZ
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So pleased we did this tour
Firstly, huge thank you to Kylie who was our phenomenal tour guide - she absolutely made this (and of course the fo
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Andrea60
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Perfect mix of food and history
I can’t say enough about this tour. We landed in Chicago at 8 am and made a bee line for this tour at 11:39 am. We
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pattym123171
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So much fun!
This is a great way to spend a few hours in Chicago seeing sites and eating delicious food. Gabe, our rockstar tou
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CNTtraveler
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Gabe was awesome
Informative***** Food***** Tour Guide***** The Secrete Food Tour Of Chicago was great! Our tour guide was Gabe who
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TravelIngQeen
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Such fantastic way of getting to know the city/ history and eat some great food.
This was a great way to get some history on the city. See some historical sites and eat some great food. Knowing th
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mlbourgeois
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Great lunch and interesting walk
We had a long layover in Chicago so we went to lunch in town and had a great time. Deep dish pizza was fabulous, t
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487andreau
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Whole package
I was surprised cause not only we learned a lot about food but also about the city. Jordan knew a lot of history an
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tzlove1
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Great tour
We had a great tour with Blair. We visited many places that we would not have known or thought about. Blair was ver
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Lynda B
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Lots of fun
We had the pleasure of taking a tour on a Thursday afternoon with Blair. He is really knowledgeable about the area
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Laura F
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Secret food tour
We had our tour with Melissa Sanders. She was great! Funny, knowledgeable, with great love what for what we were ea
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