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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"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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They toast D'amatos mini tomato focaccia filled with provolone until the tomatoes on the focaccia are slightly crispy and the cheese has turned deliciously gooey
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we scoured the city for 13 native Chicago sandwiches -- invented, or honed to perfection
Thrillist
This mecca of meat and Italian groceries has been a mainstay for West Loop residents and workers for years. Now, with a small, shaded side patio and free Wi-Fi, the space has become a hub for work-from-homers. Grab a delicious Italian sub and get to work… that is, if you’re not in a food coma.
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A Great Neighborhood Resource

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.”