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About Us

Cafe L'Appetito is a family owned Italian deli and cafe located in the heart of Lakeview East. L'Appetito was the first authentic Italian deli in downtown Chicago and remains as such over thirty years later.

Come in and try something truly Italian like our Prosciutto di Parma Sandwich or our unique and delicious grilled panini. Check out our bakery with it's wonderful Italian cookies and pastries of have the best cappuccino or latte in town.

Whether you stop in for a quick take out lunch or sit with a cup of coffee in the afternoon, you will experience the flavors of Italy.