• Chinatown Adventure
    Food Tour

    "Our guide provided excellent information about Chinatown and its
    cuisine. All of the food was outstanding."

    andrea, usa

Chinatown Adventure Food Tour

Chinatown Adventure Food Tour

  • Historical Neighborhood
  • City Segway Approved
  • Off the Beaten Path

Experience the Chinatown Adventure Food Tour.

Please note that our 2018 availability calendar will be released soon.

 

This Chinatown Adventure visits five sit-down tasting locations in Chicago’s historic Chinatown community. The Chinatown Adventure uncovers China’s sophisticated flavors and vast spectrum of regional cooking styles in a neighborhood filled with a rich ethnic heritage and modern mystique. Bypass the language and cultural barriers and join us as we take you behind the scenes in the heart of Chicago’s most iconic food destination waiting to be explored.

Between samples of Hong Kong dim-sum and Roasted Duck, you’ll receive a behind-the-scenes look at Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood with visits to intriguing cultural, religious and historic landmarks. Your informative guide will share their expertise of local customs, eclectic folklore and authentic Chinese specialty stores. Our Chinatown Adventure is ideal for Chicago residents and travelers eager to discover the culinary secrets and ancient traditions of this extraordinary neighborhood.

Whether you’re vacationing in Chicago for the first time or a proud Chicagoan - we guarantee that you’ll walk way with a greater understanding of the geographic diversity and culinary techniques of Asia’s finest cuisine.

  • Approximately 3 hours
  • Food Tour
  • Normal
  • Afternoon
    • Local Tour Guide
    • Food Tastings
  • Adult + Alcohol €60.00
    Adult - No Alcohol €60.00
  • This food tour meets at the intersection of S Wentworth Ave & W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616. You will see the welcome gate to Chinatown. 

    • By CTA "L" Train: Take the Red line to the 'Cermak-Chinatown' stop. The welcome gate to Chinatown is a two minute walk from the station. All CTA train rides are $2.25/person. Important: Your food tour will begin on time, so please plan accordingly and view CTA public transit schedules by visiting http://www.transitchicago.com for the latest updates. 

     

  • English
  • 12
    • Please arrive 15 minutes early. Your activity will start on time and you will not be entitled to a refund or rescheduling if you are late and miss the activity.
    • We can provide substitutions for vegetarian individuals, but for this tour we cannot provide substitutions for any other allergies or dietary preferences. Please notify us of any serious allergies so we can tell you which food(s) to avoid.
    • We encourage guests to consult the weather forecast and dress accordingly, as this tour does involve walking outdoors in-between locations. Please wear comfortable shoes.
    • All food samples are included in your tour ticket.
  • Approximately 3 hours
  • Food Tour
  • Normal
  • Afternoon
    • Local Tour Guide
    • Food Tastings
  • Adult + Alcohol €60.00
    Adult - No Alcohol €60.00
  • This food tour meets at the intersection of S Wentworth Ave & W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616. You will see the welcome gate to Chinatown. 

    • By CTA "L" Train: Take the Red line to the 'Cermak-Chinatown' stop. The welcome gate to Chinatown is a two minute walk from the station. All CTA train rides are $2.25/person. Important: Your food tour will begin on time, so please plan accordingly and view CTA public transit schedules by visiting http://www.transitchicago.com for the latest updates. 

     

  • English
  • 12
    • Please arrive 15 minutes early. Your activity will start on time and you will not be entitled to a refund or rescheduling if you are late and miss the activity.
    • We can provide substitutions for vegetarian individuals, but for this tour we cannot provide substitutions for any other allergies or dietary preferences. Please notify us of any serious allergies so we can tell you which food(s) to avoid.
    • We encourage guests to consult the weather forecast and dress accordingly, as this tour does involve walking outdoors in-between locations. Please wear comfortable shoes.
    • All food samples are included in your tour ticket.
  • Approximately 3 hours
  • Food Tour
  • Normal
  • Afternoon
    • Local Tour Guide
    • Food Tastings
  • Adult + Alcohol €60.00
    Adult - No Alcohol €60.00
  • This food tour meets at the intersection of S Wentworth Ave & W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616. You will see the welcome gate to Chinatown. 

    • By CTA "L" Train: Take the Red line to the 'Cermak-Chinatown' stop. The welcome gate to Chinatown is a two minute walk from the station. All CTA train rides are $2.25/person. Important: Your food tour will begin on time, so please plan accordingly and view CTA public transit schedules by visiting http://www.transitchicago.com for the latest updates. 

     

  • English
  • 12
    • Please arrive 15 minutes early. Your activity will start on time and you will not be entitled to a refund or rescheduling if you are late and miss the activity.
    • We can provide substitutions for vegetarian individuals, but for this tour we cannot provide substitutions for any other allergies or dietary preferences. Please notify us of any serious allergies so we can tell you which food(s) to avoid.
    • We encourage guests to consult the weather forecast and dress accordingly, as this tour does involve walking outdoors in-between locations. Please wear comfortable shoes.
    • All food samples are included in your tour ticket.

Tour Highlights

  • Delicious food tastings
  • Experience five local Chinatown food spots - including etiquette demonstrations as we explain the pageantry of ancient Chinese customs!
  • Cuisine (subject to change) includes an authentic Hong Kong dim-sum, and Chinese food delicacies from the Canton, Mandarin, and Szechuan regions
  • Local tour guide to enhance your time with historical anecdotes about Chicago's Chinatown food scene 

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    This food tour meets at Buzz Bait Taqueria located at 1529 N Wells St.

    • On Foot: Please note the meeting point is approximately 2 miles from downtown Chicago. Walk north on Michigan Avenue. Turn left on East Chesnut Street in .1 mile turn right onto Rush Street and in .3 miles continue onto N. State Street. After .4 miles turn left onto W. Schiller Street. Finally turn right onto Wells Street and Buzz Bait on the right in .2 miles.
    • By CTA "L" Train: Take the Red line to the 'Clark/Division' stop. Exit the underground station and walk two blocks west on Division street. Turn right onto N Wells Street and continue walking north for four blocks until you reach Buzz Bait located on the right side of the street a few doors from the intersection of Wells and Burton. All CTA train rides are $2.25/person. Important: Your food tour will begin on time, so please plan accordingly and view CTA public transit schedules by visiting http://www.transitchicago.com for the latest updates. 
  • Expand/Collapse Are there any age restrictions?

    There are no age restrictions for the Chinatown Adventure Food Tour.

  • Expand/Collapse What's the closest Subway (L) station to the meeting point?

    Take the Red line to the 'Cermak-Chinatown' stop.The welcome gate to Chinatown is a two minute walk from the station, located at S Wentworth Ave & W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616.

     All CTA train rides are $2.25/person. Important: Your food tour will begin on time, so please plan accordingly and view CTA public transit schedules by visiting http://www.transitchicago.com for the latest updates. 

  • Expand/Collapse How big will my group be?

    To ensure a personal experience, this tour is limited to 12 people. 

  • Expand/Collapse What time do I need to get there for my tour?

    Please arrive 15 minutes early. Your activity will start on time and you will not be entitled to a refund or rescheduling if you are late and miss the activity. If you're running late, please call (312) 932-0800 and we will do our best to assist you.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    We are happy to offer full refunds for this tour if the reservation is cancelled more than 48 hours (2 days) before the scheduled tour. We do not offer refunds for any reason once we are within the 48 hours of the scheduled tour.

  • Expand/Collapse Are the tours cancelled if it rains?

    This tour runs rain or shine.

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