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

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

3 hours
Departs from
Meets near State and Division streets in Gold Coast
Returns to
Tour ends at Delightful Pastries, located in the Old Town neighborhood.
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Discover Chicago's culinary side on this three-hour walking tour to taste the delicious flavors of the Gold Coast and Old Town. Along the way, your guide will show you the history and architecture in these culture-rich neighborhoods, just north of the downtown area. After stops at seven quintessential Chicago restaurants in these two neighborhoods, you'll feel like a real Chicagoan! The tour operates with a maximum of 18 people, ensuring you’ll receive personal attention from your expert guide. Tastings at 7 different locations is included.

Savor the flavors of Chicago's Gold Coast and Old Town neighborhoods on this three-hour walking food tour. Between tastings at seven different locations, your guide will have you feeling like a local as you walk down the tree-lined streets and learn about the history, culture and architecture of the "Windy City." Your walk takes you to locations that include a Japanese restaurant, Polish bakery, famous Chicago-style pizzeria and more!Sample tasting locations:

  • Lou Malnati's: Famous Chicago-style deep dish pizzeria
  • The Spice House: Hand-prepared spices and seasonings
  • Delightful Pastries: Authentic Polish-European bakery and pastry store
  • Old Town Oil: Aged balsamic vinegars and 100% extra virgin olive oils
  • Tea Gschwendner: Leading specialty tea merchant
  • The Fudge Pot: Chicago's oldest chocolate confectioner and fudge shop
  • Kamehachi Old Town: Chicago's first Japanese-style restaurant, sake cafe and sushi bar

If you have food allergies, please specify at the time of checkout in the 'special requirements' field. Thank you

What's included

  • Food tastings at 6 different locations
  • Local guide

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Parking is located at 12 e. cedar st 1 block away, around the corner from lou malnati's. pricing: mon - sat, in by 10am and out by 7pm, $14. after 10am or sundays, 3-12 hours parking; $23. 12-24 hour is $26. cash only.