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Lonely Planet Experiences: Chicago Food Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Get a taste of Chicago’s most famous food in one of the city’s most historic neighborhoods.
  • Discover why locals have so much passion for their very own Chicago-style hot dog.
  • Enjoy a slice of pizza taken to a whole new level in deep-dish form.
  • Tap into Chicago’s immigrant roots with a bite of Italian beef from one of the city’s original vendors.
  • Share some delicious dessert in a local setting well off the tourist track.
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks
Adult Ages 13+
Child Ages 6-12
Young Child Ages 5 & under

Chicago Walking Food Tour

Join us for the ultimate foodie adventure in Chicago’s historic River North area along with a local guide who can show you the best spots for some of the city’s best-loved dishes. From deep dish pizza to Chicago-style hot dogs, this tour leaves you filled with delicious local foods as well as some insider knowledge into the city’s culinary history and culture.


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Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this city adventure hand-picked by the world’s leading travel publisher. Lonely Planet Experiences powered by North America Tour Hub bring stories to life in the best-loved cities around the globe.


Language: English

Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide and a variety of food samples (such as a Chicago-style hot dog, deep dish pizza, and Italian beef)

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, tips/gratuities for your guide

Schedule Details

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: Historic Water Tower (outside the entrance), 806 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Starting time: 1 p.m.
  • Ending point: A central location in the River North neighborhood near the Chicago Brown Line “L” Station
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