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Underground Donut Tour: Chicago's First Donut Tour

Underground Donut Tour: Chicago's First Donut Tour
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Tour snapshot
Discover donut shops and stalls around the Chicago Loop
Duration:
2h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
20
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    2h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    20
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Indulge your sweet tooth while in Chicago with a tour dedicated to the city’s most delicious donuts! Browse the stalls at the French Market, visit donut shops around the Chicago Loop, and sample Chicago’s most decadent donuts. Tastings are included so you can enjoy classic glazed and cream-filled donuts, taste inventive new flavors, or tuck into a vegan donut.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Sample different donuts including glazed and cream-filled
  • Insider tips and recommendations from a donut-loving guide
  • Suitable for everyone: vegan, gluten, and nut-free options available
What to expect
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Sample different donuts including glazed and cream-filled
  • Insider tips and recommendations from a donut-loving guide
  • Suitable for everyone: vegan, gluten, and nut-free options available
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 15064P2
Important information
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Doughnut Vault, 401 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA Tour meets at Doughnut Vault (401 N Franklin St).
  • Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken, 233 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Tour ends at Do-Rite Donuts (233 E Erie St).
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • T-shirts available for $20 at the end of the tour.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee - If you do not have a good time on the tour, just email us at info@undergrounddonuttour.com and we will gladly refund your ticket value.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Doughnut Vault, 401 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA Tour meets at Doughnut Vault (401 N Franklin St).
  • Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken, 233 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Tour ends at Do-Rite Donuts (233 E Erie St).
Duration
2h
Return details
  • Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken, 233 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Tour ends at Do-Rite Donuts (233 E Erie St).
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • T-shirts available for $20 at the end of the tour.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee - If you do not have a good time on the tour, just email us at info@undergrounddonuttour.com and we will gladly refund your ticket value.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Doughnut Vault
    401 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Tour meets at Doughnut Vault (401 N Franklin St).
    See address & details
  • 1
    Doughnut Vault
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    The Loop
    Stop: 2 hours
    See details
  • 3
    Firecakes Donuts
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Stan’s Donuts & Coffee
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken
    233 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Tour ends at Do-Rite Donuts (233 E Erie St).
    See address & details
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5.0
253 reviews
Excellent
237
Very good
13
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Terrible
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omahonn
Elk Grove Village, IL99 contributions
Feb 2022 • Family
This was a great tour to do with teenagers. The weather was cold, it was a Sunday in February. Jackson was great. There was not an excessive amount of walking. If you do this tour When it is cold out I recommend bringing the heaters for your boots and mittens. This tour includes one drink, bring a little extra money in case it is cold or hot and you want to get a drink at the third stop. We are local to the Chicago area and this was a great way to spend a Sunday morning. The tour guide said that sometimes families come on the tour, it probably is easier to do without a stroller. I asked for vegan and gluten-free donuts. One stop was able to provide both. All the other stops had either vegan or gluten-free. This is very allergy friendly and you don’t leave feeling overstuffed.
Written 14 February 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Laurie K
West Seneca, NY494 contributions
Nov 2021
I was in Chicago for a few days with my cousin and came across this tour and thought it sounded fun so I booked it. We arrived early and met our tour guide Jackson who was a comedian all on his own, cracked jokes the entire tour so you weren't sure when he was telling the truth or making stuff up. We started out with a cup of coffee at the Donut Vault and tried 2 delicious donuts the pistachio frosted one was to die for. You do a total of 4 stops and you walk quite always in between each stop but it was fun. Then is was extra fun because 4 other participants were from our home town which made it more fun. You actually taste 8 donuts and are very full by the end of your tour so skip breakfast or lunch depending on the time you book your tour.
Was a great time and Jackson made it extra silly would highly recommend this tour its about 2 hours
Written 5 November 2021
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jeffwoelker_donut
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us after that sugar rush Jackson provided. We love hearing from our AMAZING guests!
Written 2 December 2021
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Josh
1 contribution
Oct 2021 • Couples
Jackson was fantastic. He’s funny, personable, and knowledgeable about both donuts and the city of Chicago, and it’s clear he enjoys doing what he does. All of the donuts were fantastic (even my least favorite was better than any standard commercial donut I’ve ever had) and I’m happy we took this tour early in our visit so we could go back to each place throughout our stay. I would definitely recommend this tour if you like donuts, laughing, and interesting facts on an awesome city!
Written 6 October 2021
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jeffwoelker_donut
We love spreading the donut love! Thanks so much for hanging with us!
Written 11 October 2021
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jlocke5
Hoffman Estates, IL23 contributions
Aug 2021
Jackson leading the donut tour was awesome!! His jokes were actually pretty funny and he was genuinely entertaining. I took my interns out for this donut tour on their last day of work and we thoroughly enjoyed (and got full) eating several donuts from Chicago's top donut spots. We had a blast and I highly recommend it!!
Written 16 August 2021
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jeffwoelker_donut
What a great treat for your interns! Please come hang with us again with your next batch of interns!!!
Written 19 August 2021
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Erin B
9 contributions
Mar 2021 • Couples
Jackson & Addison were fantastic guides! They didn’t *glaze* over any of the fun facts about each stop. My husband and I had so much fun and the donuts were DELICIOUS. All of the little facts and jokes that were *sprinkled* in were a fun little addition to the tour as well. Both guides were also clearly conscious of COVID safety and kept things clean and safe. Highly recommend this tour for a good way to see the city and eat some truly scrumptious donuts- I truly enjoyed the *hole* experience.
Written 28 March 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
jeffwoelker_donut
Your puns dough not disappoint! Thank you so much for such a lovely review and making us smile. Please spread the word because donut love is to be shared!!!
Written 4 April 2021
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BarbJ117
Chicago, IL55 contributions
Nov 2021
Donuts are among my favorite pastry, so going on this tour was a no-brainer. We visited four shops, all of which are locally owned, and we tasted 1/4 of each of two donuts from each shop. That gave us the equivalent of two full donuts on the tour, which was more than plenty given the size! Our guide, Jackson, did a great job, and even as a local, I learned a few new things about the city and the owners of these shops. Fun time .. delish donuts .. well done!
Written 11 November 2021
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jeffwoelker_donut
Thank you! We're only as good as our AMAZING guests! Thanks so much for hanging out with us!
Written 2 December 2021
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Amanda66044
Lawrence, KS69 contributions
Aug 2021
We had a fabulous, COVID-safe tour with Jackson and Addison! They were great guides to some of the best donuts in Chicago and we learned a lot about the neighborhoods we walked through and about what makes each of the donut stops special. If you love donuts (who doesn't?!?) and you've got a couple hours while visiting Chicago, I highly recommend taking a spin on the Underground Donut Tour. You won't regret it!
Written 30 August 2021
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jeffwoelker_donut
Thank you so much for hanging out with us and taking the time to review us! We love hearing from our awesome guests!
Written 21 September 2021
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Kristen S
Florida16 contributions
Jul 2021
My guide was Jackson. I am going to shout him out because I got lost trying to find the starting location and when I called the company for him to reach out to me he worked hard to get me into the right direction and even though I was frustrated for running late he was super sweet and everything. Thanks Jackson.
The tour was super fun and Jackson was always upbeat and joking with us and gave us good insight into the city.

I was nervous that this would be too much of a sugar overload but ultimately it was perfect. I got to check out some donut shops I had not visited yet and tried some flavors I may not have tried. Hands down the best one was the firecakes tahitian vanilla. I also loved the chocolate glazed cake donut from Do-Rite Doughnuts. Overall, I was hesitant on taking a tour that only focused on sweets but ultimately this tour was super fun and gave me insight to some great donut places. Thanks for the awesome experience.
Written 24 July 2021
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jeffwoelker_donut
Thank you so much for shouting out Jackson. We love him too! We hope to host you again real soon, now that you know your way around!😜
Written 19 August 2021
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Romano M
4 contributions
Oct 2020
We had such a great time with our super knowlegdable guide, Addison.
She brought us to 4 different donut shops, explained their histories and provided us with some delicious samples (3 of 4 even offered vegan options!).

Great fun for kids and adults.
Written 5 October 2020
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jeffwoelker_donut
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Please spread the word since donut love is to be shared!
Written 6 October 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Southside
1 contribution
May 2022 • Couples
Everything about this tour was excellent. Jackson, our tour guide, was extremely enthusiastic and an awesome tour guide; he was hilarious and his tour was not to be missed. The donuts were amazing, as expected, and they do an awesome job at making sure you get a good taste of each donut without overstuffing yourself, but leaving the option of eating more for the extra hungry folks lol overall we did not know what to expect going in but coming out we would highly recommend to both tourists and locals (like us) who have never done anything like this before!
Written 9 May 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Fun tour!
This tour is so fun and different from any other! Our guide, Max, was fantastic- he was able to project his voice o
AMiller87
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Highly recommend!
Our tour guide was Jackson and he was wonderful! The weather was absolutely perfect and the donuts were amazing. Hi
jp6106
jp6106
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Do it!!
What a fun activity!! Excellent tour guy (thanks Max), fun group of people and … the BEST donuts I’ve ever had!!
mariellev754
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So much fun Tour
We had Jacob as our tourgide and we had a lot of fun. Lovely donuts and a great day/experience. We learned a lot of
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Donuts! how can you go wrong?
Fun tour. Included cool facts about the city. the donuts were delicious! Guide was personable. overall, an excellen
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Fun, filling and educational!
Fun, filling and educational! Jacob was a great guide and we learned quite a bit about the history and architectur
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Great tour!
We had a great time on the New York Underground tour. The tour was full of history, trivia and delicious donuts. I
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Amazing tour in Portland
My family and I did the Underground Donut Tour in Portland. We had so much fun! The donuts were amazing and our two
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Nashville donut lovers!
We did the Nashville downtown tour. Jason was the best guide and the donuts were amazing! So much fun!!
margaretjanem2022
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5 STARS!!!
Jenny is the best guide!! A fantastic tour, filled with interesting historical facts, great architecture and many
W7584ICkarenn
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Delicious
The knowledge of the guide was exceptional. She made sure I could keep up -I have to use a cane. The donuts were fa
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Fun (and Tasty) Way to Tour NYC
Really enjoyed this tour. Fun way to learn more about the city. It was nice that we didn't have to worry about grab
Bruce K
Bruce K
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Great tour to start the day
The Underground Donut Tour was a fun and filling way to start the day. Besides eating more donuts in one day than
138AndreaB
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So fun!
This tour was so fun..not only did we get to taste some fabulous donuts, our guide Jenny, was more than fabulous! A
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So fun, I came back for a second tour
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