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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
“baguette” (5 reviews)
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Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601-5904
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 25 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 22 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 29 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 16 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 17 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
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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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