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Where To Fix Your Club Sandwich Twitch

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The club sandwich, classically prepared, may appear to be old hat. But everything old becomes new again. In Chicago, you can find as many instances of the classic club sandwich as you can modern day interpretations. Check out the map below to see where to get many of the city's citizens' favorites.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Little Goat

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820 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 888-3455
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Stephanie Izard's latest spot is a hit with customers for melding the old and the new. "The Fat Club" has smoked turkey, ham, bacon, Butterkäse cheese, avocado, cabbage, tomato, mayo, special sauce all on "fat toast" (made in house).

2. Silver Palm

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768 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 666-9322
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One of the cooler spots in Chicago (how great is it to eat in a railroad car?), Silver Palm lays out a modern take on this classic sandwich. Their "Southern Pacific Railway's Duck Club Sandwich" is filled with grilled duck breast, prosciutto, sun-dried cherry compote on brioche.

3. Eleven City Diner

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1112 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 212-1112
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Brad Rubin's modern diner boasts a more classic deli version of the club. "The Number 24" layers pastrami, corned beef, chopped liver and Swiss cheese.

4. Pick Me Up Café

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3408 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 248-6613
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This dingy (in the best sense of the word) diner option boasts of their "The B.T.H. Club", mounds of turkey, roast beef, ham, bacon and all the goodies. Mmmm...stacked meat.

5. Salt & Pepper Diner

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3537 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 883-9800
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A stone's throw from Wrigley Field sits this modern day throwback diner with a "Pile High Club", featuring layers of turkey, salami, cheddar and Swiss cheese with cucumber, avocado, lettuce, tomato served with spicy ranch on a ciabatta roll. It reads more like a competition event than regular dining. Rise to the challenge.

6. Isabel's Restaurant

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501 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 281-8950
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This sophisticated eatery takes the club sandwich and fancies it up. Their "Cured Salmon Club" includes in-house cured salmon, bacon, lettuce, tomato, chive cream cheese, aioli on toasted sourdough.

7. Daley's Restaurant

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809 East 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 643-6670
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Daley's has been around since 1892 and does a lot of down home, no frills cooking. They have a "Special Club" which again signals the no-frills attitude, featuring turkey and bacon on toast.

8. White Palace Grill

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1159 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 939-7167
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Once a beacon in a virtual wasteland, this legendary grill hasn't changed much since the surrounding neighborhood's facelift. Go in for the Cheeseburger Club, a juicy burger patty with cheese, bacon, lettuce & tomato.

9. Eggy's

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333 East Benton Place
Chicago, IL 60601
(773) 234-3449
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Eggy's Turkey Club goes classic in almost every way. From the cellophaned toothpicks to the thick slabs of turkey, but wraps it in whole wheat toast and slathers on homemade cilantro mayo.

10. Pastoral

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53 East Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 658-1250
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Though known for their amazing selection of cheeses, Pastoral also makes some killer sandwiches. Their Club Nuovo featured roasted local turkey, house-made prosciutto bacon, mayonnaise, tomato and field greens on your choice of bread.

11. Jerry's Sandwiches

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5419 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 796-3777
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Jerry's Sandwiches puts its spin on this classic creation. Their club boasts roast turkey, applewood bacon, chipotle chutney, country ham, avocado, cheddar, southwest mayo on challah.

12. Feast Restaurant & Bar

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1616 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 772-7100
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Tucked away in Wicker Park, Feast is all about upscale comfort food. With their grilled chicken club (featuring bacon, guacamole, lettuce, tomato and lemon mayonnaise on a demi baguette), customers continue to come back for more.

13. Perry's Deli

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174 North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 372-7557
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Prepare to be knocked out at Perry's Deli. Their "K.O. Club" stacks things 3 layers high with roasted turkey, crisp bacon, shredded lettuce, tomato, "hand-whipped" mayo (or Russian dressing).

14. Costello Sandwiches & Sides

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2015 West Roscoe Street
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 929-2372
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Costello's builds their club 3 stories high and loads in smoked turkey, tavern ham, jalapeño bacon, muenster cheese, lettuce, tomato & garlic mayo on multi grain bread.

15. Lou Mitchell's

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565 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 939-3111
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Another old school joint and the place to get another classic take on the club. Mitchell's Club House is simply sliced fresh turkey with lettuce, tomato and crisp bacon on Homemade Golden brown Greek toast.

1. Little Goat

820 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
Stephanie Izard's latest spot is a hit with customers for melding the old and the new. "The Fat Club" has smoked turkey, ham, bacon, Butterkäse cheese, avocado, cabbage, tomato, mayo, special sauce all on "fat toast" (made in house).
820 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

2. Silver Palm

768 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642
One of the cooler spots in Chicago (how great is it to eat in a railroad car?), Silver Palm lays out a modern take on this classic sandwich. Their "Southern Pacific Railway's Duck Club Sandwich" is filled with grilled duck breast, prosciutto, sun-dried cherry compote on brioche.
768 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642

3. Eleven City Diner

1112 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Brad Rubin's modern diner boasts a more classic deli version of the club. "The Number 24" layers pastrami, corned beef, chopped liver and Swiss cheese.
1112 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

4. Pick Me Up Café

3408 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60657
This dingy (in the best sense of the word) diner option boasts of their "The B.T.H. Club", mounds of turkey, roast beef, ham, bacon and all the goodies. Mmmm...stacked meat.
3408 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657

5. Salt & Pepper Diner

3537 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60657
A stone's throw from Wrigley Field sits this modern day throwback diner with a "Pile High Club", featuring layers of turkey, salami, cheddar and Swiss cheese with cucumber, avocado, lettuce, tomato served with spicy ranch on a ciabatta roll. It reads more like a competition event than regular dining. Rise to the challenge.
3537 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657

6. Isabel's Restaurant

501 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60614
This sophisticated eatery takes the club sandwich and fancies it up. Their "Cured Salmon Club" includes in-house cured salmon, bacon, lettuce, tomato, chive cream cheese, aioli on toasted sourdough.
501 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614

7. Daley's Restaurant

809 East 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Daley's has been around since 1892 and does a lot of down home, no frills cooking. They have a "Special Club" which again signals the no-frills attitude, featuring turkey and bacon on toast.
809 East 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60637

8. White Palace Grill

1159 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Once a beacon in a virtual wasteland, this legendary grill hasn't changed much since the surrounding neighborhood's facelift. Go in for the Cheeseburger Club, a juicy burger patty with cheese, bacon, lettuce & tomato.
1159 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60607

9. Eggy's

333 East Benton Place, Chicago, IL 60601
Eggy's Turkey Club goes classic in almost every way. From the cellophaned toothpicks to the thick slabs of turkey, but wraps it in whole wheat toast and slathers on homemade cilantro mayo.
333 East Benton Place
Chicago, IL 60601

10. Pastoral

53 East Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60601
Though known for their amazing selection of cheeses, Pastoral also makes some killer sandwiches. Their Club Nuovo featured roasted local turkey, house-made prosciutto bacon, mayonnaise, tomato and field greens on your choice of bread.
53 East Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60601

11. Jerry's Sandwiches

5419 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640
Jerry's Sandwiches puts its spin on this classic creation. Their club boasts roast turkey, applewood bacon, chipotle chutney, country ham, avocado, cheddar, southwest mayo on challah.
5419 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640

12. Feast Restaurant & Bar

1616 North Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
Tucked away in Wicker Park, Feast is all about upscale comfort food. With their grilled chicken club (featuring bacon, guacamole, lettuce, tomato and lemon mayonnaise on a demi baguette), customers continue to come back for more.
1616 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

13. Perry's Deli

174 North Franklin Street, Chicago, IL 60606
Prepare to be knocked out at Perry's Deli. Their "K.O. Club" stacks things 3 layers high with roasted turkey, crisp bacon, shredded lettuce, tomato, "hand-whipped" mayo (or Russian dressing).
174 North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606

14. Costello Sandwiches & Sides

2015 West Roscoe Street, Chicago, IL 60618
Costello's builds their club 3 stories high and loads in smoked turkey, tavern ham, jalapeño bacon, muenster cheese, lettuce, tomato & garlic mayo on multi grain bread.
2015 West Roscoe Street
Chicago, IL 60618

15. Lou Mitchell's

565 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60661
Another old school joint and the place to get another classic take on the club. Mitchell's Club House is simply sliced fresh turkey with lettuce, tomato and crisp bacon on Homemade Golden brown Greek toast.
565 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60661

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