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Chicago's Underground Donut Tour

Chicago, United States

Experience hosted by Jeff

2 hours
Includes food
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

On this tour, you'll join me as we explore the city and food culture through the medium of donuts. You'll learn about the history of Chicago, each donut location, how they fit into the larger food scene, as well as try some amazing donuts. We start from Doughnut Vault where we try some of the best donuts you've had in your life. Next we'll stop by Firecakes donuts to try a few of their seasonal flavors. Followed up with Stans Donuts near Michigan avenue and finally, we end at Do-Rite Donuts where they have both delicious donuts and fried chicken (if you want to get nuts at the end of the tour). We look forward to seeing you soon!
Other things to note
Let us know ahead of time if you have any dietary restrictions (gluten free, vegan, peanut allergy, etc.)
On this tour, you'll join me as we explore the city and food culture through the medium of donuts. You'll learn about the history of Chicago, each donut location, how they fit into the larger food scene, as well as try some amazing donuts. We start from Doughnut Vault where we try some of the best donuts you've had in your life. Next we'll stop by Firecakes donuts to try a few of their seasonal flavors. Followed up with Stans Donuts near Michigan…

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What's included

  • Food
    Donuts!
From $30
/ person
Fri, Apr 16
$30 per person
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
$30 per person
Sat, Apr 17
$30 per person
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$30 per person
Sat, Apr 17
$30 per person
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
$30 per person

Meet your host, Jeff

Host on Airbnb since 2011
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I've always had a passion for donuts, but only recently did I discover how much other people do too. Whether it's making, eating, or talking about donuts - it's something I'm truly passionate about. That's why I created the Underground Donut Tour. The Underground Donut Tour is Chicago's only tour focused solely on donuts.
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Where you'll be

The first stop on the tour is Doughnut Vault at 401 N Franklin St. Next we'll head over to Firecakes Donuts. Followed by Stans Donuts on Michigan Avenue. And we'll end the tour by going to Do-Rite Donuts for one of the best old fashioned donuts you've ever had!

Rated 4.90 out of 5 from 108 reviews.

Lauree
March 2021
This is a great tour! Jackson was our tour guide and did a great job. They also included some fun facts about Chicago during the tour. It is a really long walk and you don’t end where you start so wear comfortable shoes.
Sara
March 2021
This was a very nice, laid back experience. We got fun tidbits on the city along the way. Our guide was well versed in keeping things clean and safe for us all. Thank you!
Jason
October 2020
Our guide Addison was friendly and very safe. I loved all four locations we visited and it was fun to get Chicago history and trivia between stops. Donuts were excellent and my whole group left satisfied!
Michael
October 2020
One of the highlights from our weekend stay in Chicago! We are big fans of donuts, travel, and history. This tour is a great value that offers all three. Really cool to walk around downtown and taste the variety of donuts around. A sweet memory!
One of the highlights from our weekend stay in Chicago! We are big fans of donuts, travel, and history. This tour is a great value that offers all three. Really cool to walk around…
Ben
October 2020
The value is good, guide Adison was sweet and friendly, you get to eat 4 donuts and coffee, but not a lot beyond that. It might be more fun if you get to be with a hilarious group. The donuts places are new places, and not like donut institutes with unique history or lore. The guide shares brief data about each establishment, you also get to walk through the city and get some basic info about architecture. I would say its a gold value, because you get to eat 4 donuts and have coffee, and spend time with a friendly guide, but not anything that would hurt your trip if you choose to pass it.
The value is good, guide Adison was sweet and friendly, you get to eat 4 donuts and coffee, but not a lot beyond that. It might be more fun if you get to be with a hilarious group.…
Stephanie
March 2020
The donut tour was a lot of fun. A nice way to see Chicago also. All the donuts were delicious and well worth it.

Choose from available dates

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  • Fri, Apr 16
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $30 per person
  • Sat, Apr 17
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $30 per person
  • Sat, Apr 17
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $30 per person
  • Sun, Apr 18
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $30 per person
  • Fri, Apr 23
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $30 per person
  • Fri, Apr 23
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $30 per person
  • Sat, Apr 24
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $30 per person
  • Sat, Apr 24
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $30 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend.

What to bring

Bottle of Water

Good Walking Shoes