Quick Details

Hour Glass  Duration: Three hours

Map Marker Stops: Five different tasting locations

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


Experience the close community and historic diversity in Wicker Park on a food tour with Sidewalk Food Tours of Chicago! The Wicker Park tour takes guests on a delicious trip through the scenic city blocks, stopping for tastings and to point out the local landmarks.

Bon voyage!


This three-hour walking tour includes five tastings at different establishments (subject to change). Private tour tasting locations may be different than the ones listed below.

  • Antique Taco (est. 2012): Michelin named them Chicago’s best value.
  • The Chop Shop: An authentic salumeria and gourmet butcher shop
  • Fairgrounds Coffee and Tea (est. 2017): a coffee and tea bar that gives you more than just one roaster’s coffee
  • Devil Dawgs (est. 2014): one of the best places in the city to get the classic Chicago Hot Dog
  • Alliance Bakery: Moist red velvet mini cupcakes that are to die for

In between tastings, your guides explore the history, architecture, and culture of Wicker Park. Learn how the neighborhood’s history and influences have shaped the food offered there today, and gain insight into the life of a local.

Whether you are a native Chicagoan or a visitor for a few days, the Wicker Park food tour is a delicious decision!

  • Chevron down Meeting Location
  • Please meet the tour guide 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour in front of the entrance to Walgreens on N Milwaukee Avenue. The exact address is 1601 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647. If you are unable to locate the tour, please call us at 877-568-6877 and we will help you find them. Please print the directions to the meeting location if you are not familiar with the area.

    By CTA “L” Train: Take the Blue Line to Damen-O’Hare stop. Exit at N Damen Ave and N Milwaukee Ave. Walk to Walgreens, which will be across the intersection.

    There is not a lot of parking in the area, so we definitely encourage you to take the L, take a taxi, and/or walk if that is a possibility. You can also go to www.chicago.centralparking.com

  • Chevron down What's Not Included?
    • All food tastings are included.
    • Feel free to bring a bottled beverage. Some establishments will provide water.
    • Gratuity for your food tour guide. It’s customary to tip your guide 15%-20% of the purchase price.
  • Chevron down Activity-Specific Policies
  • Please review the seller’s policies for this activity. Once tickets are purchased, these are binding.

    • Activity takes place rain or shine
      The tour runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation where we are forced to cancel the event, ticket-holders are allowed to reschedule to another time (subject to availability).
    • Non-refundable, cannot be rescheduled
      Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.