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Hour Glass Duration: 3 hours

Food  Tastings: All food included. Enough food for lunch. Vegetarian friendly. Call for other dietary restrictions.



Enjoy the luxury and opulence of the Magnificent Mile and Gold Coast on this three-hour culinary tour through the historically affluent River North neighborhood.

Bon voyage!


This 3-hour food walking tour includes 5 tastings at different establishments (we choose the places, subject to change). Private Tour tasting locations may be different than ones listed below.

  • The Doughnut Vault (est. 2011): Food & Wine Magazine named it the best doughnut in America in 2012.
  • Lou Malnati’s (est. 1971): Rudy Malnati is generally considered to be the inventor of Chicago deep-dish pizza.
  • Xoco (est. 2009): Top Chef Masters winner Rick Bayless is one of the best know chefs for Mexican cuisine in America.
  • Club Lago: Delicious, authentic Northern Italian fare made with love by third generation owners in this “Real Chicago” historic tavern since 1952.
  • Fabcakes Bakery (est. 2012): Delicious pastries inspired by the seasons.
  • Portillos (est. 2014): The most iconic place in the city to get the classic Chicago Hot Dog or their famous Cake Shake!

Your informative guide points out examples of historic architecture and beautiful public spaces that help make the River North neighborhood one of Chicago’s most notable. Whether you are a native Chicagoan or a visitor in town for just a few days, you’re sure to delight in a River North food tour!

Private River North Food Tour

Want to make our delicious and fun River North food tour a private event? Contact us! We specialize in curating the best private culinary experiences.