How did it get started?
We've always had a passion for donuts, but only recently did we realize just how many others do too. And when looking around, we didn't see anything that truly celebrated donuts in all their glory, hence the Underground Donut Tour was born.
What can I expect?
The Underground Donut Tour takes place over 2 hours. We'll visit 4 of the best donut stores in the city. All of them are located in the Chicago Loop area and we'll try a few donuts from each location.
Who is it meant for?
Anyone who truly enjoys donuts. You should be in healthy enough condition to walk several city blocks.
Is there more than one type of donut tour?
Actually, there is! We now have two types of donut tours. Our Traditional Donut Tour, where we stop at 4 locations and sample lots of delicious donuts. We also have our newly created Extreme Donut Tour. On the Extreme Donut Tour, we'll try some donuts, but you'll also try things like a donut fried chicken sandwich and a donut milk shake. It's not for the faint of heart!
Where does the tour go?
For our Traditional Donut Tour, we start at the French Market and end near Erie and Fairbanks.
For our Extreme Donut Tour, we start at Erie and Fairbanks and end at the French Market.
How much do tickets cost?
For our Traditional Donut Tour, tickets are $30/person. For our Extreme Donut Tour, they are $50/person.
Are donuts included in the ticket cost?
Donuts are included in the cost of the tour. At each location, you'll be able to try a curated sample of one of that locations best donuts. You'll also have the option to purchase additional donuts if you wish.
Should I attend this tour if I have gluten / nut / wheat allergies?
Many locations offer gluten or nut free options, however, please make sure to let us know ahead of the tour, so we can make sure to highlight those specifically for you.
Is there any merchandise for sale on this tour?
Yes - we currently have t-shirts available for $20 at the end of the tour.
Are donuts delicious?