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Perry's

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174 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60606-1822
(312) 372-7557
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Whiting, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I purchased a Groupon and visited Perry's for the first time last month with my cousin, mom, and aunt. The host (owner?) was amazing! He was charming and charismatic and answered all our questions before we could ask them. The menu is quite large. Take the time to look online so you have some idea as to what you'd like.... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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532 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

if you haven't been to Perry's then you haven't been to the best deli in Chicago! It is crazy good. They make everything from scratch and you can taste it.. There were three of us and we split 3 sandwiches between the four of us and it still too much! We also got the chili mac, no joke I am... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Was going to make my usual stop at Mannies whenever I come to Chicago but was told by an acquaintance to try Perry's and boy was I happy I did. Now mind you I love Mannies but Perry's was right there with it. I recommend either the hot pastrami or my fav Perry's Corn Beef. Comes with coleslaw and Russian... More 

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Olympia
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was my second visit to Perry's. It was awesome. What a huge sandwich. Come with a substantial appetite, or only eat half a sandwich. Fast service, they whip out the sandwiches pretty fast. Don't use your cell phone though.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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532 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

If you want lunch in Chicago go to Perry's! These are some serious sandwiches. I went with three friends and we were all blown away. This is not my first visit or my last. I had this triple decker corned beef monstrosity that the four of us could have split, but didn't because we all got our own. They make... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

While visiting my brother in Chicago, we thought we would try a new steakhouse that had opened up. It's a high end place with great atmosphere and good wine. The waiter came to take our drink orders and commented on how much he like the CFL. It was a good conversation but making a comparison between Ricky Ryan and a... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

If you want the best sandwich in Chicago it's at Perry's - If you want the best sandwich you have ever had it's at Perry's too! This place is great! No frills, just awesome food. I had the Perry's Special, Pastrami, cole slaw, Russian dressing on rye - it was completely off the hook! The chili is great the potato... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

OK I read the reviews here and my wife and I decided to give it a try. This is not the Palmer House, but a simple Deli. The sandwich's are OUTSTANDING, take a look that the photo. That's a double Decker #6 for up to two people, its HUGE. If you want your food with twigs, bark and goat cheese,... More 

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Thank John S
rochester, il
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

I've always hear about it and just happened to walk by when in town today. The sandwiches are huge and the sauce is very good. The owner/manager is very attentive for a stand in line deli. Its a good place for a visit with friends or coworkers. I'll definitely go again, if i ever get hungry again. You should try... More 

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Thank tyrell1905
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

Their corned beef and pastrami sandwiches are awesome. One tip DO NOT USE YOUR CELL PHONE! They'll turn on their loud siren until you get off it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60606-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: (312) 372-7557

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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 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.