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Perry's

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Neighbourhood:
Downtown / The Loop
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174 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60606-1822
+1 312-372-7557
Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 15:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Superb food. Excellent friendly service. Mile high sandwich. We will be back......... Best ever!!!!! Kid friendly........

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Thank Patrick H
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Enormous sandwiches on fresh bread, piled high with meat and interesting combinations of cheese and slaw. You'll have to share with a friend, unless you haven't eaten in a week. An extra bonus is their no-cellphone policy. No frills, friendly, fast.

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Thank Ricardo194
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Since our office move I have been to this place twice and it is EXCELLENT! The service is FANTASTIC, the line goes quick and the portion size is UNBELIEVABLE. I am a big eater and it is almost to much for me. Plus the Cell phone few zone is a refreshing benefit.

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Thank Travelingczechman
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Just got to Chicago to visit our daighter. She met us here and we can't stop kvelling Delicious deli meats, fabulous homemade Russian dressing and warm, friendly owner Don't miss this 0 lace when in the Loop

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Thank eclmom47
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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551 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

This is the home of the greatest sandwiches in Chicago! I have eaten here many times and look forward to many more. The signature sandwiches are creative and fun, the food quality is unmatched. But WARNING - These are some HUGE sandwiches! Come hungry. The service - now this is a order you sandwich and sit down place but they... More 

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Thank adam-kelley
Blairsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Great sandwiches, huge portions and great taste. Plan on having the other half for another meal. Oh, and NO cell phones.

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Thank Jovan M
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

I stopped in with a friend and had a fantastic lunch! First off I have been here many times and all the sandwiches are awesome. Made from scratch in house. The matza ball soup is rocking and so is the chili. The sandwiches are as big as your head. I cant wait to go back.

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Thank adam-kelley
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

I have visited Perry's deli numerous times over the years and have never been able to finish (my usual order) corned beef sandwich. The sandwiches are piled high with fresh lean corned beef and your choice of toppings. They have few side offerings, but you probably wouldn't be able to finish it anyway. If you're visiting Chicago for a few... More 

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Thank Foodzz
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

Delis are becoming as popular in Chicago as steakhouses, pizza parlors, barbecue restaurants and hot dog joints. And Perry's is one of the best. Located downtown at 174 North Franklin, it enjoys a thriving businessman's crowd. Many commuters grab a hot corned beef sandwich on their way home to eat on the train. I've only become a deli fan in... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Mokena, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

Been to Perry's a few times for lunch and their pastrami on rye is awesome. Very friendly staff and the prices are reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:30
Thursday
10:00 - 15:30
Friday
10:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60606-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-372-7557

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

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Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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