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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“baguette” (5 reviews)
“jamon serrano” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601-5904
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Reviewed May 8, 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 September 5, 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

Thank Michiganbelle
Reviewed August 9, 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 July 23, 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

Thank alshul
Reviewed July 5, 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

Thank lenexakstraveler
Reviewed July 4, 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
Reviewed June 22, 2017 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 April 24, 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 April 21, 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 February 1, 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
Downtown / The Loop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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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