$22 for One Ticket to a Chicago Chocolate Tour ($40 Value)

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Highlights

  • Eat lots of delicious chocolate
  • Learn history & architecture
  • Choice of neighborhoods

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Kanika
4 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
October 22, 2012
Everything it says and more!
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Jacqueline
12 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 25, 2013
Loved it and have shopped at Bakery several times since tour
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Ashley
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 15, 2013
I had an awesome time at the Chicago Chocolate Tour yesterday! Our tour guide Brianne was awesome! She was very informative and super charismatic and friendly! She knew so much information and facts about Chicago and made the experience that much better! I definitely want to try the Tuesday tour as well and hopefully have her again as a guide! Thanks again for an awesome time! Oh, the chocolates and cupcakes were great too ;)
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Brandi
14 ratings5 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 15, 2013
Kerrie the tour guide was great and the locations on the tour were perfect. It was nice to have a variety of quality stops. Argo Tea for a beverage stop instead of the usual coffee, was excellent.
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Caitlin
5 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
January 20, 2013
This tour was absolutely delicious and fun! The tour guide was full of great information about Chicago and cupcakes in the city. I was not only stuffed by the the end of the tour but already wanting to go again! If you like sweets or cupcakes, this tour is a must do!
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Laura
13 ratings11 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
January 7, 2013
I thought cost was not worth the value. Not impressed...
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Steve
7 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
January 6, 2013
The tour itself seemed hastily put together. The "samples" were tiny. It seemed more like a scam to get patrons into certain business and less like a "tour". The tour guide was very nice however.
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Susan
42 ratings11 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
January 3, 2013
Lots of fun!!
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About This Deal

Life is like a box of chocolates: it ends quickly when it tumbles into lava. Enjoy the transient experience of sweet pleasure while you can with today's Groupon: $22 for a chocolate walking tour with Chicago Chocolate Tours (a $40 value).

A Chicago Chocolate Tour explores the essential qualities of fine chocolates, chocolate's role in world history, and Chicago’s famous chocolate architecture, led by a tour guide made of chocolate. Spend around two-and-a-half hours exploring the rich, chocolaty centers of a neighborhood of your choice, including Downtown Loop, South Loop, Lakeview, the French Market, and the Magnificent Mile and Gold Coast. Delve into back-stair chocolate bunkers such as Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafters and Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland. You'll be fed tastings of rare and exquisite chocolaty treats from the city’s paramount chocolatiers and boutiques, all while you learn about Chicago’s past and its history of chocolate. Click here for tour routes and schedules.

Reviews

People are fawning over Chicago Chocolate Tours. Centerstage Chicago and CNN ate it up:

  • The Chicago Chocolate Tour is a chocoholic's dream come true, but it's more than just a sampling of mouth-watering chocolate treats—although there's plenty of that. The tour also dishes interesting tidbits about the history of chocolate and its production, as well as info about the companies that sell it, all wrapped up in one tasty package. – Albrey Nuss, Centerstage Chicago
  • Romances come and go, but many a gourmand is in it for life with that addictive cocoa concoction, chocolate...the tours will provide guests with nuggets about the history and health benefits of chocolate, as well as more treats than most people can finish. – Marnie Hunter, CNN

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 19, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Reservation required. Valid only toward public tours. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Chicago Chocolate Tours

Owner Valerie Beck and her team of chocophile tour guides lead guests on walking tours of Chicago’s historical bakeries and chocolatiers, narrating the history of beloved sweets while walking an easy route through vistas of Chicago’s stunning architectural heritage. While snacking on samples of sweets, guests learn about chocolate’s storied history, the cupcake’s rise to prominence, and how to guess the flavor of filling inside Oompa Loompas by sight. Tours convene throughout Chicago’s many neighborhoods, giving guests a sneak peek into Chicago's signature confections, boutique shops, and mobile sweet-vending trucks. The chocolate or cupcake jaunts provide the perfect setting for a girls’ day out or bachelorette party, showing tour-goers the sweeter side of the city without getting caught in construction sites of shoddily built gingerbread houses.

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