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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"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"
Chicagoist
"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."
Thrillist
Amy Cavanaugh from Timeout Chicago calls the Zarlengo's Malted Milk Gelato "lightly nutty and so good"
TimeOut Chicago
And then there is the giardiniera. The mix of pickled vegetables and chiles adds crunch, acidity, and spice to each bite. Victoria, the brand Graziano's uses, also happens to be one of my favorites."
Serious Eats
Ham is great by itself, but there may be no finer vehicle for it than this platonic ideal of an Italian sub from the West Loop institution.
Thrillist
It’s not just a sandwich. It’s an obsession. The meat and cheese on the Mr. G sub ($8.25) at J.P. Graziano is sliced in the same order every time
Redeye
While the sorbetto was light and refreshing, the risotto, made with arborio rice, white wine, olive oil, Parmesan and saffron, is a game-changer.
TimeOut Chicago

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.”