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Caputo Cheese Market

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231 E Wisconsin Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1706
+1 847-482-0100
Today
07:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had an appointment in the area and stopped in. They have an incredible selection of cheeses, meats, pre-made salads and you can sit or carry out food. It is small but selection is huge and we got some fresh bread and salads and had a fantastic lunch and took some home. Staff was super helpful and friendly. Will be back... More 

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Thank Livewire2014
Lake Forest, Illinois
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a small yet friendly place to stop for a quick lunch or to purchase from a very large variety of cheeses and deli items. When the weather cooperates it provides outside dining or a place to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee and muffin while watching Lake Foresters go about their day.

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Thank Mary L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Easy in and easy out with a great selection of cheese, deli meat and a small selection of nice wine. Excellent customer service too!

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Thank Nisha Y
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Travel from Cleveland to Chicago to see a concert a local told us about this Italian cheese market unbelievable selection of cheeses not only Italian but all kinds also great pricing the deli selection is great too and the staff was very friendly and helpful ordered some biscotti they were great with the espresso

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Thank Francesco D
Hobe Sound, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I go out of my way to shop here for unique and high quality cheese. Friendly helpful staff make it fun to explore here for something you might not try otherwise.

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Thank SunKlub
Chicago, Illinois
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2,449 reviews
1,353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,546 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

As a matter of full disclosure, I must admit I'm not a Cheesehead. I'm partial to cheese-and-crackers and I have a passion for traditional cheeses, nothing fancy or anything I can't pronounce. But a friend persuaded me to accompany him to the Caputo Cheese Market at 231 East Wisconsin Avenue in Lake Forest and I had to be dragged out... More 

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Thank Taylor B
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888 reviews
633 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

A gourmet Italian food shop specializing in cheeses. They have a tremendous selection of interesting items. They carry over 50 house-brand spices; 98-cent cannoli, including Nutella and chocolate chip flavours; pizza dough, pizza crusts, or pizzas; more varieties of fresh mozzarella than I can count; and anything else you might expect to find in a niche grocery store. Come to... More 

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Thank illinois travelere
Lake Forest, Illinois
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Many cheeses, among other items, at a reasonable price. Their .99 cent coffee is a great bargain and the staff is very helpful.

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Thank xcsk
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

This place is tucked away in a back street so it was kind of a hidden treasure. The cheese selection is extensive and the paninis are quick and delicious for a casual lunch.

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Thank Lina L
Delray Beach, Florida
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I found this place accidentally. They did not have what I wanted but the manager ordered it for me and they had in available the following day! I love that service as I have asked several markets in the area for this item and they all take my name down but never deliver! I have returned several times.

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Thank Joe R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 E Wisconsin Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 847-482-0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?