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You'll experience all the city's biggest everyman food hits, many of which have roots in the Italian immigrant experience. This moving feast incorporates a walk through some of the city's world-renowned architecture and public art in the famed...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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521 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605-1529
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great tour with Blair. We visited many places that we would not have known or thought about. Blair was very knowledgeable of Chicago’s history and explained things as we walked by and/or explored inside. This is a wonderful tour and I would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tzlove1
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for joining and sharing your wonderful experience! We're so delighted that you had an amazing time with Blair's food tour. Please come and visit us again in our other Secret Food Tours in over 30 cities world-wide! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jordan did an entertaining and informative tour of Chicago history and it’s food. We learned a lot while eating a lot of delicious food in fascinating places.More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank ChristineMarie9838
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for joining and for this amazing review, Christine. Just let us know when you are coming back so we could give you a discount. See you again soon in our other Secret Food Tours - now in over 30 cities world-wide....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to Chicago for over 30 years and I learned a lot of history and tasted items I never had before. The Italian beef at the Italian Village served to us in a cute private room was a high point. Blair took...More

3  Thank mariagZ1086JM
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! A big thank you for taking your time to write us such a wonderful and detailed review. It's such an honour to have you in our food tour, we're extremely happy that you had a blast with Blair's tour! Just let us know when...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently spent the day with Jordan of Secret Food Tour. I had the opportunity to taste some terrific food while exploring some of Chicago’s iconic buildings and art installations. I’m glad walking was involved because there was a lot of food. Jordan did a...More

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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this pleasant review and recommendation. We're beyond happy that you had an amazing time with Jordan's tour. It's such an honour to have you in our tour and we're really looking forward to see you again in our other Secret...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I expected the food tour to be a few bites of each type of food as you wander around Chicago. I could not have been more wrong! Our tour guide, Jordan, was friendly, cheerful, and knowledgeable as we walked from destination to destination, having quite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jean B
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for joining and for writing this wonderful review and recommendation, Jean. We're extremely grateful that you had a wonderful time with Jordan's tour. We're really looking forward to have you again in our other Secret Food Tours - now in over...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of taking a tour on a Thursday afternoon with Blair. He is really knowledgeable about the area and we had a lot of fun seeing the city with him. We went into places that we would have normally just walked by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you Lynda for sharing your experience to us. We're delighted to know that you had fun in joining us. We're hoping to see you again in our other tours in more than 26 cities now worldwide:)

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We did our food tour with Melissa and she was very entertaining and extremely knowledgeable. The tour was fun with lots of delicious food and some fascinating stories to accompany it. There was a good mix of food/walking/history/culture. If you get the chance you should...More

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Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We're very happy that you've enjoyed during the tour with Melissa. Please come again and visit our other Secret Food Tours - now in over 30 world-wide cities. Till next time!

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We had our tour with Melissa Sanders. She was great! Funny, knowledgeable, with great love what for what we were eating and where she was taking us. She threw in so much extra information it was awesome!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Laura F
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for joining and for your kind words. We're very happy that you had an awesome time during the tour with Melissa. Please come again and visit our other Secret Food Tours - now in over 30 world-wide cities. Till next time!

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

1st time, great fun. Tour guide Melissa Saunders was great. She new so much history about the city and so passionate about her job. Food was fabulous

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Marshia H
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you so much Marshia! We are glad you enjoyed Melissa's tour :) Please come again and visit our other Secret Food Tours - now in over 30 cities worldwide.

Reviewed 20 October 2018

The Secret Food Tour is worth every penny. Melissa is so knowledgable about Chicago and took us to some places I would have never found on my own. Highly Recommended!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Richard B
Nicolas J, Owner at Secret Food Tours Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you so much for this amazing feedback Richard! It's such an honor to show you around this beautiful city :) Please come again and visit our other Secret Food Tours - now in over 30 cities worldwide.

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