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L'appetito

#265 of 7,872 Restaurants in Chicago
#305 of 8,779 Places to Eat in Chicago
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Neighborhood:
Magnificent Mile
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875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-1803
(312) 337-0691
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Today
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wine and snack on Michigan

I've stopped here numerous times over the years. It's easy to get in and out and have a glass of champagne or wine for a lot less than $$$ than any of the big restaurants in Michigan and without the wait and hassle.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Tony R
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Lisle, Illinois
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Lexington, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked from Willis Tower to the Hancock building...and by the time we got there, we were 4 hungry folks. While we weren't sure of the actual set-up, we quickly figured out where to go to order. We had the pizza and the arancini. Both were delicious! We wish we had gotten some to bring back with us. We will... More 

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Illinois
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116 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good for what it is. It's a sort of Italian coffee/sandwich shop. We stopped by for coffee and croissants several times and found both good. It is unpretentious and quick for a bite. You can have your coffee there or to go. They do carry some Italian grocery items too, but appear to specialize in pastries and sandwiches. We didn't... More 

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Thank Telkontar
Lisle, Illinois
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118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've stopped here numerous times over the years. It's easy to get in and out and have a glass of champagne or wine for a lot less than $$$ than any of the big restaurants in Michigan and without the wait and hassle.

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Thank Tony R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is my go to place on the Magnificent Mile. Yummy pastries, sandwiches and Italian food in a deli setting. Coffee/espresso is good too. The breakfast sandwiches (grilled croissant sandwiches) and fantastic!

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Thank Heather M
IL
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Stopped in to pick up a sandwich to eat on the train ride home. Very quick service, tasty sandwich, and good sides. Lots of salad, bread, meat, cheese, chip options if that's your wish. Very good roasted veggie sandwich options.

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SE USA
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493 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

L'appetito is on the lower level of the John Hancock Center. The interior is quite attractive and there is a fairly diverse selection of baked goods. Also available - a hot breakfast bar and refrigerator with yogurt and juices. The scone was dry and bland. Everyone we encountered was just this side of rude and failed to say "thank you"... More 

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Thank travchef
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Cute atmosphere with plenty of options. Gelato is very good, but too expensive for the small scoop you get. But everything is reasonably priced, and the food is quite good. I'll be going back!

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Thank mkatz3
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Easy and fast choices for food, drinks and snacks. Always enjoy their specials for lunch or dinner and so easy. The macaroons are wonderful!

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Thank Leslie H
Lake Mary, Florida, United States
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We ate there 3 times during our recent stay in Chicago. Luckily it's there because these "walk-in" kind of places are hard to find in this area. I definitely recommend it to everyone!

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Thank Tim C
CA
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253 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

A friend said we had to try the Chicago style Italian Meat Sandwiches and as we were at the Hancock Center we tried it. Located on the lower level of the Hancock Center, L'appeitto is a deli/sandwich shop/specialty grocery store. We tried the Italian Meat sandwich and it was great. We liked it so much that we went back for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighborhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: (312) 337-0691

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Magnificent Mile

Neighborhood Profile
Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.