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Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine

53 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601-5904
+1 312-658-1250
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“baguette” (5 reviews)
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53 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601-5904
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Also vegetables in this nice grocery specialized in artisan cheese Never forget Wisconsin is the cheese state and it's so close to Illinois Enjoy !

Thank Alain G
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a small business in downtown Chicago. It specializes in a variety of cheeses and wines. Although it's pricey, the quality is superb. Can't wait to go again ! They will give you samples of the cheeses and olives.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

If you have a craving for a really high-quality cheese and crusty bread, stroll over. The help is truly helpful. But be prepared to dig deep for your picnic lunch from here. A small loaf of beer bread, ($4.88), less than quarter pound of pecorino...More

Thank bouncebackmom
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a quick lunch in the loop this lovely cheese shop offers artisan sandwiches with delicious combinations of ingredients. Located a 10 minute walk from the Art Institute of Chicago this is the perfect place for a quick bite. The sandwiches...More

Thank Roldan L
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Timing is everything with this shop. With only a few tables and servers and being quite popular, this small shop can get quickly over-crowded. The first time we stopped by, a tour group stepped in the door right behind us and soon there were almost...More

1  Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Was here during a very busy weekday lunch. Very limited seating. Three 2 seaters with only 4 chairs. It is a cute shop filled with sandwiches and even an olive and garlic bar. Amazing looking cheese selection as well. The cheese monger gave me a...More

1  Thank Stacy P
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is an excellent place to pick up some cheese meat and bread/crackers! You can dine in or take it with you. The staff was exceptionally helpful and you can have a taste of anything to help you make the right decision. Further, Each item...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Average sandwich. A very pretentious staff who could care less about its customers. No mid western charm here

Thank suemayo
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a great place for artisan sandwiches: the aroma of cheese and a great bread is so delicious here! if you like sandwiches, check out this place.

Thank kzha
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A really great selection of cheeses from everywhere. The meats (salame, proscuittos etc.) were beautiful and plentiful as well.

Thank GVTraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601-5904
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-658-1250
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