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Wicker Park Food Tour - Decadent Gourmet Tour

  • Get the inside dish on Chicago's deep dish
  • Discover the history of Wicker Park and taste the best
  • Gourmet Delicacies
  • Mouthwatering good
  • Fresh and tasty
  • The strength of Chicago

Discover the unique and booming Wicker Park area that was once a bastion of European immigration and today is a foodie paradise with an artsy bent that reflects the neighborhood's bohemian spirit. Enjoy five authentic mom-and-pop shops, trendy restaurants and ethnic eateries that have transformed the neighborhood into Chicago's most exciting eating destinations. All food tastings, enough for lunch, are included in the ticket price of $60


Five delectable food tastings - On this guided food tour of Wicker Park, we'll visit 5 uniquely different mom-and-pop shops, ethnic eateries and restaurants. Engage your sense of taste at President Obama's favorite fried chicken place in Chicago! Nosh on the most delectable meatball slider and a heavenly fish or pork taco that will blow your mind. All food tastings are included in the price. See all food tastings below.

Experience the history, architecture and culture of Wicker Park. Between plentiful food tastings, your knowledgeable guide will provide you with an insider's look into how the foods are made at these ethnic eateries and trendy restaurants. Your guide will point out interesting architectural flourishes and parks and discuss the history of the neighborhood and the ethnic groups that influenced the scrumptious foods you'll be savoring.

A Food Tour for Locals and Tourists alike: Our Wicker Park Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour is perfect for native Chicagoans and tourists alike. We guide you to the best hidden gourmet gems and off-the-beaten path spots ideal for improving your palate and learning the tricks of the trade from local artisans. Our walking tours are given at a leisurely pace and are appropriate for all ages. Join us on an eating extravaganza of Wicker Park, and we promise you'll go home with a full belly and a deeper appreciation for what goes into the local foods we eat.

Ready to Eat With Us?

Call (877) 568-6877 or purchase through our secure website by clicking the Buy Now Button. We look forward to giving you a delicious and informative food tour of Wicker Park!

  • Ticket Purchase: Tickets must be purchased in advance through our secure website or by calling (877) 568-6877.
  • When: Sundays and Mondays, April through November
  • Time: Tour start time is 11:00 AM. Please arrive 10 minutes early to meet up with your guide.
  • Duration: Approximately 3 hours
  • Where: Exact location given when tickets purchased
  • Weather: Tour takes place rain or shine. We will reschedule due to extremely inclement weather.
  • Dress: Casual dress. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
  • Food: On this tour we will be doing 5 food tastings at different food establishments. Most people find it is enough for lunch.
  • Included: All 5 tastings (enough for lunch), and our fun and knowledgeable tour guide's discussion of the history, culture, and architecture of this vibrant neighborhood.
  • Price: $60 per person (includes all the food)

    • Flavorful food specialties are served from 5 of the following places (subject to change):
    • Antique Taco: Michelin calls Antique Taco one of Chicago's best values (est. 2012)
    • Pork & Mindy‚Äôs Casual spot for globally inspired sandwiches
    • The Chop Shop: An authentic salumeria and gourmet butcher shop
    • Harold's Chicken King: The brainchild of a black southerner named Harold Pierce (est. 1950)
    • Alliance Bakery: Delectable homemade french macarons. Choose between eight flavors