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Real Kitchen

Sandwich Place$$$$
Lakeview, Chicago
  • The folks at Time Out Chicago and Time Out Chicago Kids like this place. Would you agree?
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  • Arlene A.
    "Best pork belly sandwiches."(4 Tips)
    Grant R.
    "bottomless coffee and nibble on a salad or sandwich"(2 Tips)
10 Tips and reviews
  • pork belly
  • sandwiches
  • good for a quick meal
  • bottomless coffee
  • po' boys
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  • Bobby K.
    Bobby KennedyApril 26, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great gourmet sandwiches and the offerings change daily. Pork belly is a standout.
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoAugust 2, 2014
    The chefs at this carryout spot come from some of the best restaurants in the world (Charlie Trotter’s, El Bulli), and in most of the food it shows. Read more
  • Lexi F.
    Lexi FiedlerMarch 14, 2013
    Pork Belly BLT is amazeballs.
  • Arlene A.
    Arlene AndernettiMarch 23, 2012
    This place makes my belly smile.
  • Time Out Chicago Kids
    Time Out Chicago KidsJanuary 13, 2012
    Sneak in some veggies with an apple-and-green-bean salad ($3) from Real Kitchen, tart and sweet enough to make kids forget that they’re actually eating their greens. Read more
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoDecember 6, 2011
    Try the Oatmeal-chocolate bread from our 100 Best list: There was nothing molecular or fancy about these thick slices of homey, chocolate-studded cake. There was, though, something special about them.
  • Herman B.
    Herman BNovember 23, 2011
    Try everything!
  • Arlene A.
    Arlene AndernettiSeptember 12, 2011
    Best pork belly sandwiches.
  • Grant R.
    Grant Richards-JonesAugust 19, 2011
    Friendly staff, good food. Great place to drink a cup of bottomless coffee and nibble on a salad or sandwich (which change regularly)
  • AskMen
    AskMenApril 8, 2011
    When patrons swing by to scarf down a pork belly BLT or pick up a prepackaged dinner of Tuscan pork ribolita stew, they’ll know that Real Kitchen isn’t just another run-of-the-mill neighborhood joint. Read more
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