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Cosi

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Neighborhood:
Downtown / The Loop
Fast Food, Delicatessen
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28 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2263
(312) 321-1990
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cosi is always good

I eat at Cosi in different locations and one of the best things about it is the quality does not waver. Always fresh and tasty. Although there is no wait staff, the sweetest woman got us napkins and cleared our table.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Ann P
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I eat at Cosi in different locations and one of the best things about it is the quality does not waver. Always fresh and tasty. Although there is no wait staff, the sweetest woman got us napkins and cleared our table.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Love Cosi everywhere I have had it. The food is always fresh and the quality is consistently good across all locations.

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East Troy, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Great aromas here. Croissants were very tasty. The staff was fast and friendly and the seating was roomy.

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Brownsville, WI
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Most of the restaurants were closed on Saturday afternoon since this area is considered the financial district. We were happy to find Cosi open since we just arrived on the Amtrak. The atmosphere was pleasant and the food was great. The staff was so friendly. We had sandwiches and great latte!

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Oakfield, New York
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We stopped in for breakfast with some friends. The staff was friendly, the food was great and the prices were good. Nice to have a low cost option for breakfast while staying in Chicago. Definitely recommend you visit.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

The Cosi people have a number of eateries in the Chicago area. They make great sandwiches, soups, and salads at popular prices. It will be filling and healthy--at a low cost. In a city like Chicago it is nice to have low-cost options. I think you should stop-by one of their branches.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Great restaurant directly across from the Chicago Institute of Art. Food is reasonable and delicious. Bread is very tasty. They leave samples out while you are waiting for your food. Drinks are self serve. Worth a try.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Quick and friendly service...not your run of the mill sandwich shop. Sandwiches served on kind of a combination of flatbread and a pita bread...really good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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120 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Cosi is good for a quick lunch. The rustic flatbread is good. I usually get the same thing, but I go less often now that they have reaised their prices again!

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Weston, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

clean and bright but the food was just bad - not any better than cafeteria food - soupy oatmeal, tough bagels (or squagels as they call them) and coffee was basically dark water with no flavor. Maybe it was just a bad day, but I was simply not impressed

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-2263
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: (312) 321-1990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Delicatessen

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Staying in Downtown / The Loop

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.