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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601-5904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab cheese, wine and beer deli, fresh ingredients and food friendly service. Next to Monaco and Virgin hotels in Lake street.

Thank skkollie
Reviewed 18 July 2018

if you are in the area and looking for comparable (but way better priced) cheeses/ meats with a similar selection- there is a Whole Foods nearby on Columbus - to give you an example - one of my fav's Humboldt Fog is usually at least...More

Thank biyapi
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We walked in to purchase wine and cheese. While shopping we picked up a butter dish that was improperly packaged and it broke. We did the right thing and took it to the counter to let them know. Should have just left . They were...More

Thank Starfishy64
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

In the way to a dinner party... in search of a sauvignon blanc and a pinot noir to take as hospitality gifts. This store has incredible cheeses and beautiful breads! The wine selection was smaller than I expected. I was able to select a good....More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 9 May 2018

My friend and I were heading to the cider summit at navy pier and decided that food beforehand would be a good idea. Somehow, reading the website, we decided that it was a restaurant. Mostly, though, it's a tiny cheese store. There is one table...More

Thank Eureecka
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Disappointed in the number of selections, but they sound great. The contents of my sandwich were delicious, but the bread wasn't crusty, it was tough. Yesterday's bread? It was way too much chew! There's one table inside, maybe 6 outside; not a problem for us...More

1  Thank Michiganbelle
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Picked up a "picnic" on the way to the NPR show in the park. Sandwiches were perfectly prepared and staff helped round out our picnic with chips/drinks and more.

Thank mom978
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I decided to get a sandwich at Pastoral at the Loop. So I asked for an Alpine Cheese sandwich from their Build Your Own Sandwich menu. With cheese and a spread it came to $9 something. I was in a rush and opened it only...More

2  Thank alshul
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The first time someone offered me their Health Nut Salad, I was hooked. What a wonderful, healthy lunch. And then I tried to carry out from this restaurant and it was a nightmare. TWICE. The first time, they lost my order and when I arrived...More

2  Thank lenexakstraveler
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

If I wanna have a sandwich, here where I'm going. Artisanal bread and cheese. Good sort of wines. Some choice of olives that you paid per pound. The variety of cheeses makes you starving, and once you read the description of each one, you figure...More

Thank Andre D
Downtown / The Loop
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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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