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875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-1803 (Near North Side)
(312) 337-0691
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Ranked #397 of 8,344 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I was staying round the corner so this was a quick and easy place to grab brunch before heading out for the day, I visited two or three times while staying in Chicago. Each time I got a freshly made Italian sandwich from the counter at the back of the store. The Italian guys serving may lack a certain amount... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I was staying at the Drake and wanted to try something different (and more reasonable) for breakfast so we tried L’Appetito. I assumed it must be good because it was a bit crowded when we got there. We did have to double back twice because the place does not open until 7:30 which did not make sense to me. That... More

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Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stopped here the first morning of our visit and kept coming back. A little something for everyone and fast. Pastries, muffins, sandwiches, gelato and more. We had two picky eaters with us and all found something of choice to eat.

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Norton, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were in Chicago for 4 days and went to L'Appetito 3 times. Authentic Italian deli with fabulous sandwiches, the Tony's Special and the Muffuletta were our favorites, fabulous sweet treats and Gelato. The cafe has a sweet atmosphere and is a great place to stop and rest after a long walk down the Magnificent Mile. The only reason I... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
531 reviews 531 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
354 helpful votes 354 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Located on the Magnificent Mile, L'Appetito is noted for breakfast, tiramisu gelato, Arancini (Italian fried rice ball stuffed with ricotta and spinach), grilled panini and its prosciutto di Parma sandwich. But many patrons stop in for a slice of sausage pizza and call it lunch. Me? I'm more of a traditionalist. Breakfast is two scrambled eggs, potatoes and sausage links.... More

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Highland Park, Illinois
Top Contributor
245 reviews 245 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Came here a second time and this time had a Arancini, Italian fried rice ball stuffed with ricotta and spinach. If that was all that they served this place would be five stars easily! It was out of this world. Creamy and crispy all at the same time! Done to perfection! Also had a cappuccino. Not the best. Insert sad... More

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Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stopped in here waiting on the 360 Chicago attraction to open. I ordered a bacon egg and cheese croissant and my boyfriend got a little treat from the bakery case. I couldn't pronounce the name of it. We got cold drinks from the case. It was good. The staff was really nice. It was a nice little place while... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

If you love all things sweet this place is a must visit. Two words TIRAMISU GELATO. Can't recommend this place enough- Loved it!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The desserts are amazing! Once you try one, you cant stop!!!! The sandwiches are delicious! the people there are just amazing and customer service is great. The coffee is delicious!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

In a city of high restaurant prices, this is a great place to get a good meal at a decent price. You can easily hike up your food costs by perusing the pastry/dessert cases. The staff can be a bit gruff, but the food is worth it.

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Additional Information about L'appetito

Address: 875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-1803
Phone Number: (312) 337-0691
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Italian

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