Come join your expert tour guide for a delightful stroll through some of the Chicago's most decadent dessert boutiques and chocolatiers along the Magnificent Mile on the Chocolate Tour of Chicago!
From ancient aztec recipes to post modern takes on the dark stuff, from a World's Fair winning praline to gold infused valrhona cupcakes, The Chocolate Tour of Chicago will take you to chocolate paradise and beyond...chocoholics everywhere will love this tour!
Food is included 6 tastings on the go (sidewalk tastings, or done inside the establishments)
Capacity 20 people per tour guide
Dress It's a walking tour, so wear comfortable shoes and clothing
Weather Tour takes place rain or shine
Chocolate Tour of Chicago Itinerary
West Town Bakery Known for their commitment to organic, all-natural ingredients...and of course their chocolate cake...
Vosges Chicago's own designer chocolatier, truffles spiced with an array of exotic flavors ranging from allspice to ginger to hemp seed to wasabi!
GhirardelliIncorporated in 1852, and the second oldest chocolate company in the United States, we couldn't skip this Windy City institution
L'AppetitoSwiss chocolatier with a wide-ranging selection of truffles, pralines, and marzipan
Glazed & Infused No chocolate tour would be complete without a warm baked chocolate donut.
More Cupcakes The cupcake is an all-American dessert creation, and these are Chicago's finest
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My friends and I purchased the tickets for the Great Food Tour through Groupon and thought, hey, for $20, if it sucks, we'll just walk off the tour. Not the case!
We were greeted by our tour guide Jason at the meeting spot and immediately could tell he was fun - super easy going and friendly. By the first stop, we knew we had made a critical error: eating lunch first. There was so much food! Not being from Chicago, it was a great way to not only sample food but also find out about restaurants we normally would not have tried (or known existed). Pizza, hot dogs, pretzels, tacos, paninis, cupcakes - all delicious!
We never felt rushed at any of the spots and there was even time to order and enjoy margaritas with our tacos. By the end of the tour, we literally had a bag full of food to take with us (and due to the smell of the leftover Chicago hotdogs, I'm sure the fridge in our hotel room will never be the same). Also, I can't rave enough about Jas (yes, after being with him for just mere moments, we decided we were close enough to give him a nickname like we were old chums - that's just how much fun he was). I would definitely recommend!
Chocolate Tour of Chicago
by Julie S. (a Yelp Member) on 2 May 2014
This is for the Chocolate tour, which was a ton of fun (I mean, come on, it's chocolate!!!). I was with a good group of people and the tour guide, Greg, was really nice and informative. He had alot of fun facts about the places we went to as well as facts about buildings we passed, which made the in-between walking parts more interesting. 6 stops with treats at each one. Vosages was a total highlight and the cupcakes from More are the BEST in the city. If you like chocolate and walking, you'll have a blast.
Chocolate Tour of Chicago
by Jason F. (a Yelp Member) on 2 May 2014
I took the new Great Food Tour of Chicago. My friend and I had an excellent time. Our tour guide was very friendly, funny and informative. There was plenty of food to eat and everything was delicious. We even had food left over to take home. We had fun at each place, especially Su Casa where we had our own private room and enough time that we all had one of their amazing margaritas. Well worth the $25 a ticket we spent. Highly recommended.
by Christopher Seals on 20 Jul 2013
We enjoyed our tour with Isis... she was a great guide and extremely pleasant and fun. She dealt with a "know-it-all" complainer that tried to take over the tour with grace and humor. It was one of the hottest days of the year and she made it very fun and was extremely approachable. The chocolatiers were very gracious and accommodating. And the treats they provided were amazing!!!
Good for discount price
by Nancy on 14 Jul 2013
I enjoyed the varied selections on the tour. Some of the samples were quite small but others were very generous like Goddess. I also liked that we were offered to have any extras that were left. However, our guide skipped Godiva (don't know why) and it would have been helpful to have a list (and information) on each tour stop printed for our reference. Good for the $20 amazon local price but wouldn't have thought so if I paid $50.