Al's #1 Italian Beef

Al's #1 Italian Beef

"High quality Italian beef & sausage."

1079 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL
(630) 858-9121 serving: West Side, University Village / Little Italy
open:Mon-Thu 9am-11pm Fri 9am-12am Sat 10am-12am

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10

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Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

This beef stand is a bastion of Chicago's Little Italy (and beyond, since there are many offshoots). As is par for the course at such joints, the meat is roasted on site and sliced super thin, its flavor---to us, at least---peculiarly…
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To me Al has the best Italian beef in town
By Willie w at Insider Pages

To me Al has the best Italian beef in town and he has the polish sausage too, so if you don't like some, you can find some. Read More

Awesome Beef
By Matthew B at Insider Pages

Classic Chicago location. One of the best beefs you'll ever have. Very quick service...get in and get out. If you want to eat, then stand up and ea... Read More

By Anna R at Insider Pages

Yum yum yum..what can I say. Al's has some great beef. Since I was younger, we always went to Al's for an awesome beef sandwich and then some ita... Read More

By Sean H at Insider Pages

Hard to compare to Al's Italian Beef. I moved several years ago. I have tried all of the "Chicago Italian Beef" places out here, but none even come... Read More

Is Al's #1
By Mike O. at Judy's Book

Al's is the kind of place that you need to visit at least once. It's got a real old-school appeal. I can't say that I've had an Italian beef which ... Read More