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1120 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5880
08:00 - 18:30
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Italian beef sandwiches were on our list and we found this place spot through some research and luck and it was stellar. We hit it up on our way in from the airport and while there is no seating, just a counter along the front window, we tucked our suitcases into the corner and scarfed down some delicious juicy italian... More 

Thank ildiInPDX
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We've tried hundreds around US and Baris always best. Many choices, all great, but Italian is best. Hot peppers are hot! Don't be surprised this is just a local grocery store with subs made to order in the rear. There is no place to eat in Bari - only takeout.

Thank RogerGH
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Bari is a perfect place for a sub. Order before hand and pick them up for a picnic or a party. So affordable and the best giardiniera. It is an old school Italian deli that will put a smile on your face and in your belly. This is solely a take out place. No where to sit.

Thank Just_Like_A_Tinker
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

No joke. Deli counter is in the back of this small Italian grocery spot. Good selection of pastas, great homemade sauces, plus a few basics. The sub's are top notch. Pro tip, the lines can get really long, not a bad idea to call ahead.

Thank Sarah Z
Chicago, Illinois
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

You'll be standing in line with a cross section of Chicago- neighborhood patrons, Streets and San workers and a few of Chicago's finest to name but a few. Why are they ALL waiting so patiently? It's simple- the amazing subs are perhaps the city's best. The combination of the bread (from next door D'Amato's) and fixings are worth the wait.... More 

Thank daniel p
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

This is a hole in the wall, no frills deli. It was quite out of the way from the city, but we made the haul. It's a deli. Walk to the back and order sandwich from deli counter. The sandwich (Italian Beef) was large and full of meat. I got the 12", which was closer to 16", but they offer... More 

Thank Tom W
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145 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We order here frequently from work. I have to say these are the best ever. Fresh. And real ingredients unlike the garbage from Subway. $5 for a 9"??? The best hidden gem. Highly recommend.

Thank rpm1774
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Absolutely fantastic sub shop. Probably my favorite in the world. Italian sub is perfection and meatball is also terrific. Great selection of italian groceries, meats, sausages, etc. Compared to my other favorite, JP Grazianos, sandwiches are VERY similar in quality (they use the same bakery). I like the atmosphere and improved grocery options at Bari more than JP but the... More 

Thank I3697YFan
Chicago, Illinois
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155 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

What can I say, if you love Italian meats and fresh Italian bread, there is no better place than Bari. Great deli and selection of Italian foods. Do not miss when visiting Chicago.

Thank ChgoJohn
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

`If you can find this grocery store and then go to the back of the store - you'll see the line of people ordering and waiting for their subs. The menu is on the wall above the counter, but, get the Italian and then find a place to eat it as this is a grocery store not a restaurant. Take... More 

Thank RogerGH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Fast food, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5880
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?