Italian Grocery & Sub Shop


One of Chicago’s Great

Neighborhood Resources Since 1937


Taste Real Chicago

Italian Grocery & Sub Shop


One of Chicago’s Great

Neighborhood Resources Since 1937


Taste Real Chicago

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The J.P. Graziano Grocery Company is a fourth-generation family-owned Italian grocery store in Chicago’s West Loop.

As the oldest Italian market in the City of Chicago, we feature a wonderful selection of imported cheeses, olive oils, pastas, imported tomatoes, spices, beans, and olives.

Our sandwich shop menu boasts “one of the finest Italian subs Chicago has to offer” along with soups and seasonal salads. Our superb catering service provides business and home entertainers with an authentic Chicago experience with our sandwich platters and antipasti trays.


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But with the transformation of the West Loop from a meatpacking and manufacturing area to a hub of fancy restaurants and apartments, fourth generation owner Jim Graziano decided it was the perfect time to set up a sandwich counter on site.
The Infatuation :: Chicago
Family-owned for generations, Graziano's also builds its sandwiches on Italian bread from D'Amato's
Food and Wine
But it's not all about big-name chefs: neighborhood joint J.P. Graziano's still serves some of the best Italian subs you'll find in Chicago. Or anywhere.
Thrillist
JP Graziano’s is old school. It’s not a restaurant so much as a tiny Italian market serving meat and cheese that also happens to make sandwiches
The Infatuation
"You can’t go wrong with any sandwich from Graziano’s but my favorite is the tuna sub, which is made to order."
Chicagoist
...in the spirit of this magnificent everyman edible, we asked our editors to spin the yarn of their very favorite sandwich shops, and reveal their all-time favorite order.
Thrillist
for customers who walk in — and line up outside — the sub shop that fourth-generation proprietor Jim Graziano opened inside the 70-year-old Randolph Street store in 2007, it's all about the sandwiches, which top many “best of” lists and inspire rhapsodic descriptions on the web
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LTH Award

“J.P. Graziano combines impeccable product selection with incredibly knowledgeable and friendly proprietors … whether you’re looking for cheese, olives, pasta, baccala, beans, or olive oil, Jim Jr. will steer you to the best choice … this place shines in taste, quality, value, service, and atmosphere. And there’s just something about the aura of the place … great sandwiches and even greater people … not to mention the best kalamata olives I’ve found in the city … a fantastic asset for Chicago culinarians, highly recommended.”