Discover Chicago’s hottest foodie neighborhood as you nosh on cuisine from the master chefs that started a dining revolution.

Experience an insider’s introduction into the West Loop’s renowned and extensive food and restaurant scene. Take a stroll down Randolph Street, referred to as “Chicago’s Best Foodie Street,” and discover a unique mixture of James Beard Award-winning chefs, old school diners, Chicago-based breweries, and eclectic dive bars. Savor the diversity of this culinary hub, from award-winning burgers to world-renowned chef-driven dishes.

  • Discover a locals foodie paradise in Chicago’s West Loop as you eat your way through famous restaurants and artisan hotspots
  • Our exclusive restaurant partnerships get you behind the scenes with an insiders look into those driving a food revolution
  • Enjoy the dazzling neighborhood charm and hidden cultural gems off-the-beaten-path as you taste signature food and drink with a local guide
  • The perfect experience for visitors looking for a genuine foodie discovery or Chicago natives looking to reengage with the new West Loop
  • Option to add three adult beverage pairings to the menu to help forget the stress of the work week or kick date-night up a notch
Important Info
  • Th, F, S, Su and M at 1 pm. Available for private tours at other times.
  • Experiences happen rain, shine or snow. Please dress accordingly.
  • Intimate groups of no more than 16 guests per expert guide.
  • We offer vegetarian options but cannot accommodate other food allergies or dietary preferences.
  • Restrooms available during the experience.
  • Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
What Our Guests Are Saying

Our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Gateway To The West Loop Food Tour

The diversity of this culinary hub allows us to feature chefs ranging from the founder of a burger bar that’s rated by the Food Network as one of the best hamburgers in the country, to an award-winning restaurant that has created over 1,500 different pizza recipes.

In the West Loop, the past is ever-present among the historic facades of what once was a meat-packing and warehouse district revolutionized into the delicious Restaurant Row of today.  At the turn of the 20th century, famous Chicago urban planner and architect Daniel Burnham articulated his vision for the West Loop moving forward as “the gateway from the West to the Loop.” This experience is truly that-  an introduction, or Gateway, to the West Loop’s renowned and extensive food scene.

You’ll get to escape the crowds of downtown and really get a glimpse of daily life while tasting the best of what Chicago has to offer. You’ll be sampling everything from an artisan handmade donut to a typical Roman street food snack. Along the way, your expert guide will educate and entertain you with stories and insights into the West Loop culture, architecture and history, while exploring the areas most fascinating offbeat landmarks. Join us today on the Gateway To the West Loop Food Tour and connect with local, authentic Chicago foods in unexpected ways!

  • Tour Length3 Hours
  • Cost$99 Adult With Alcohol | $85 Adult (no alcohol) | $50 Adolescent | Free Child (6 & Under)
  • Tour Distance0.6 Miles
  • NeighborhoodsWest Loop
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