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Lonely Planet Experiences: River North Historical Food Tour

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Chicago, United States
Lonely Planet Experiences: River North Historical Food Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Get to know the food offerings in River North on this small-group walking tour. As you explore, listen to in-depth commentary from your guide on the culinary history of Chicago and the culture of the River North neighborhood. With a small group of just 12 fellow food-lovers, you'll enjoy personalized attention and the chance to chat about your favorite tastings. Samples include the classic Italian beef, a Chicago-style hot dog, and the famous deep dish pizza.
  • Personalized attention on small-group tour for just 12 people or fewer
  • Get to know River North intimately on a walking tour
  • Food tastings: Italian beef, deep-dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dog
  • Enough tastings to add up to a satisfying meal
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Local, English-speaking guide
Chicago-style Hot Dog
Deep Dish Pizza
Italian Beef
Gratuity

Departure Point

806 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

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Departure Time

1:00 PM

Return Details

River North, Chicago, IL, USA

A central location in the River North neighborhood near the Chicago Brown Line “L” Station.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Lonely Planet Experiences: River North Historical Food Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Lonely Planet Experiences: River North Historical Food Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Lonely Planet Experiences: River North Historical Food Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Lonely Planet Experiences: River North Historical Food Tour?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Lonely Planet Experiences: River North Historical Food Tour.

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Great experience with some added suggestions
Patrice_J
, Aug 2021
Hi: great experience for those who’ve never been to Chicago and love city life. My only suggestions would be that the company provides reusable cups or at least water to carry as you are walking from site to site. Also they should consider providing paper plates for the experience. Also the servers should also wear gloves considering the times that we live in. All in all great experience and I would definitely do again.
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More food Options
Cry42000
, May 2021
This was a pretty goo tour, would have liked more food options to try. Our tour guide Wallach was amazing!
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Good but...
Stephanie_C
, Apr 2021
I expected more facts about the city and the food. I expected more food variety. I expected more walking. However, the pizza, hotdog, sandwich were delicious and we were provided generous portions. The guides were delightful.
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Historical
Tonya_C
, Oct 2020
Kelly was very helpful and informative and very polite. She is great!!!! She even gives great presentations and facts on the history of food
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Just Do It
Kyle
, Sep 2020
Kelly did an excellent job of balancing a lot of different things during our tour: history of the city, the food, the culture, gracefully handling unknown wait times with the restaurants and making us feel safe doing a food tour during the pandemic. We really enjoyed the information and the food, and would definitely recommend. We’re even going back to one of the places again today. :)
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