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L'Appetito

#324 of 7,466 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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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
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I lived down the street I would go here weekly for their coffee and a breakfast sandwich. Yes, it is made with American cheese but it is delicious. They service Illy coffee and it as cheap - just over $2 for 20 oz. they also sell an interesting assortment of Italian groceries. Great local stop for wine, cheese, etc.

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Thank rosalita1564
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really is a fast food place but a little more upmarket. The service is always really quick and they serve good coffee.

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Thank mcnolan13
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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479 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Located towards the Northern end of the Magnificent Mile, one level below the street, this Italian shop is a combination of a Deli, a restaurant and a coffee and dessert place. The coffees are good: espresso and all its derivatives, as well as brewed coffee. There is a selection of European pastries, including Tiramisu, Napoleon, Black Forest cake, Cream horn,... More 

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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

This was an unexpected surprise as we found ourselves in the neighborhood hot & hungry. We stepped inside somewhat hesitantly, but once inside knew we were on the right track. I had the Italiano sandwich and my daughter had the cheese ravioli. Both were very good. The bakery items looked scrumptious but we were too full to indulge.

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Thank Jimmy G
New Lenox, Illinois
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278 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you are looking for a quick place for a sweet treat as in bakery goods and gelato or looking for a sandwich, this is quick and painless. They use fresh ingredients and have quite a variety. There's a good amount of seating inside and outside. Their gelato is very creamy and tasty. They also have coffee and hot drinks.

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Thank Teach3v
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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154 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Went to this restaurant out of convenience to eat breakfast. I ended up eating a reheated sandwich. The coffee was good, the service was good, but not the type of place I would go back, unless it was out of convenience. Perhaps lunch or dinner is different.

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Thank Manuelq57
Ribeirão Preto
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Restaurant. Very good service. Delicious ravioli. A place for all occasions. Very spacious, comfortable and clean. Fair price.

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Thank JoseIacozzilli
Brighton, New York, United States
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Discovered this local gem while staying at a nearby hotel for a family wedding. All sorts of Italian (and other subs) basically to go. There is limited seating area, but on a beautiful spring day, outdoor tables and even the stone steps were much more appealing. Several preparers, take a number sequencing, easy to read menu boards, (even a separate... More 

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Thank Julian Y
Casselberry, Florida
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

If you're staying near the Hancock Bldg. and looking for breakfast, lunch, good coffee, or to purchase a snack, then L'Appetito is the place for you. We had breakfast 3 days in a row during a recent stay and it was an awesome meal for a great price, plus no tipping! The breakfast sandwiches for $5.75 were more than filling... More 

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Thank ziggy47
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252 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

A few different food tours make a stop here. Take a few moments to see all they have have to offer. You are sure to find something you like. It's a level below the street, so watch for that. Sandwiches, desserts, lots of goodies.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
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

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  • 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.