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Review of Tastebud Tours - Chicago Food Tours

Tastebud Tours - Chicago Food Tours
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US$ 49.95*
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Chicago Style Food Tour
Ranked #3 of 55 Food & Drink in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Simply the Best Chicago Food Tour since 2009! The only Food Tour open all year! Tastebud Tours is the Chicago Food Tour everyone is talking about! Tastebud has been selected as the "Editors Choice" and "The Best Chicago Food Tour" by The Chicago Traveler in addition to be featured on NBC News, ABC's 190 North, USA Today, WGN and WTTW. As if that's not enough, we are proud to say that we've been awarded the Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor for the last 7 years! Now that's tasty! Unlike other Chicago Food Tours, Tastebud Food Tours is a progressive meal, not a small tasting tour. You can Shop on all Tastebud Tours! Tastebud Food Tours is the one and only Chicago Food Tour to offer all the iconic Chicago Foods! The Real Chicago! Tastebud Food Tours offers delicious food tours through Chicago's historic neighborhoods. Each small group tour serves up Chicago's quintessential cuisine while visiting different specialty food shops and highly rated Chicago restaurants. The Taste Tour includes stops located in the Chicago Loop including Millennium Park and the Cultural Center. The Flavors Tour runs through the beautiful Gold Coast neighborhood including the famous Magnificent Mile. Visit one of Chicago's famous neighborhoods and eat your way through Chicago's Old Town. Ready to Tantalize all the senses, be sure to book Chicago's Original Taste of the Riverwalk/Architecture Food Tour,three tours in one! A one of a kind Chicago experiencebe sure to buy your ticket for The 1893 World's Fair Food Tour,you'll step back in time it's theater on the streets of Chicago! Running tighter on time but would still like to get a taste of Chicago? We'd love to have you join us on our shorter Underground Chicago Tour. Food varies depending on which tour you'd like to join but here's just a nibble of our offerings: Chicago Style Hot Dog, Pizano's famous Deep Dish Pizza, #1 Al's Italian Beef sandwich, the world famous Billy Goat Tavern (Cheezeborger, Cheezeborger, Cheezeborger!!), Chicago's oldest chocolate shop and the oldest restaurant in Chicago, The Berghoff. If you'd like to enjoy some famous foods of Chicago, Tastebud Food Tours is your ticket! Make sure to book your tickets early as we sell out!Tastebud Toursis the only Food Tour that operates year round, Monday through Sunday with the exception of holidays. . Enough food is served on each tour to be considered a nice meal. The Best Food Tours On the Planet since 2009, Come Hungry! Thanks!
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Aberdeen, Washington
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12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2012

My friend and I enjoyed the tour with guide Anna Lynn and 5 other guests. Anna Lynn was very knowledgeable, upbeat and gave a great commentary at each stop and along the way. The food was super and the portions were far greater than we expected. Great value, too! Certainly would recommend this tour.

Visited January 2012
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Chatham, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2011

The guide seemed to be slumming as she kept mentioning that she really was an accomplished actress. She really didn't have it in her to inspire the group or keep conversations from flagging. The biggest surprise was how much I enjoyed a traditional Chicago hot dog -- I thought the combination of toppings sounded gross but really ended up liking it. The tour really didn't measure up to the reviews on tripadvisor.

Visited August 2011
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TASTEBUDTOURS, Owner at Tastebud Tours - Chicago Food Tours, responded to this review, 31 December 2011
Tastebud Tours and Events LLC takes pride in providing guests with some of the best foods and entertainment in Chicago and New Orleans. Our patrons receive the best in delicious food, fun, and fact-filled walking tours in Chicago as reflected by the positive reviews from the TripAdvisor community for the last two years.

Our number one goal is to exceed our customer expectations. We want you to be totally satisfied with your taste adventure.
It is with great concern to read that your experience fell short of your expectations.I would like to restore your confidence with Tastebud Tours and welcome you to contact me directly .Kindly call 219 929 6648.

As TripAdvisor can attest, our exceptional guides are one of the things that set us apart. They are charismatic, memorable, and experts in the areas presented, as they have all completed a series of comprehensive training classes on Chicago history and the history of Chicago foods. Most of our guides come from a food and/or theater background or have had many years of experience as a tour guide. Our guides are some of the best in the industry.

Our reputation is of the utmost importance to us, and we appreciate the support of the TripAdvisor community. Using the TripAdvisor reviews, we will continue to improve and to provide a unique experience and great fun that reflects our #10 attraction status in Chicago. Our objective as a company is to treat your taste buds as they have never been treated before—on a Tastebud Tour. We want the experience to be the highlight of your visit to Chicago. For our guests who have taken a Tastebud Tour, we thank you. For our guests having reservations, we look forward to meeting you and showing you a fantastic time in the near future. To those who have not yet made a reservation, join us for an incomparable Chicago experience. Happy New Year!

Tastebud Delights,

Lynn F. Jaynes
President, Tastebud Tours and Special Events LLC
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful way to see the city!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

While in Chicago we enjoyed a great tour with Anna Lynn (Guide) from tastebud tours. Both Anna Lynn and the owner of the company were both very nice and wonderful to spend the day with. It was a great way to see the city. I grew up in Chicago but was glad to try new restaurants that I had not been to. Also, at each of the restaurants the portion size was great. I was worried that we would only get a tiny little taste at each location, but that was not the case at all. I was stuffed by the end of the tour.

I would recommend this to any visitors or to locals who would be bringing their guest on a tour like this. I plan to attend this tour again on my trip to New Orleans as well.

Visited December 2011
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Raleigh, NC
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A wonderful way to see Chicago!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2011

Make sure to wear your walking shoes!! We had a great time visiting all the stops and seeing the historical sites. We would do it again. Our tour guide Annalee (sp?) was very knowledgable and a lot of fun!

Visited October 2011
Thank joyandscottwpkcwby
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Birnamwood, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great for first time Chicago Visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2011

The Tastebud tours was great! Our tour guide was super friendly and the tour was a lot of fun. We went to 5 different restaurants and they each were very different. It was a great way to get your feet wet in the Chicago food scene. It's also a walking tour so you get to see the city as well.

Visited December 2011
Thank KristinBELLA
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