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Pret A Manger

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211 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60606-5239
+1 312-546-8270
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
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304 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,049 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Visited looking for genuine, fresh, hot, vegetarian food. Fabulous soup choices. Fabulous hot and cold wraps. Healthy desserts, fresh juices and appetisers. Great place. Well lit and spacious. Free wifi available.

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Dardenne Prairie
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128 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch; great selection of pre-made sandwiches and wraps that were quite good. The food tasted freshly made. Some hot items also available. Great lunch if you are in a hurry and need something good.

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Thank Joseph W
Lombard, Illinois
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Super convenient, right across the street from my office. Get there right before or after the lunch rush and you are in and out. I have sampled several different items and am still searching for that one thing that I need to come back here for. The one item that I thought would do it was the Falafel Mezze Salad... More 

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Thank bradner3
Guildford, United Kingdom
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607 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

we were staying close by and when we wanted a snack this was a great place, high-quality food ,not the cheapest but good value.

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Thank William L
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

When traveling between cities, especially if I have to sit tight for a later connection, Pret A Manger is a great go-to for food & killing time. I trust their ingredients, they have incredible customer service and the staff have always been cheery-polite, whether I'm walking in at 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. I also don't mind the prices (wraps... More 

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Thank Rochelle D
Boston, MA
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413 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Even though the sandwiches are all pre-made (usually the kiss of death as far as I am concerned) they are all really tasty and fresh. Not slopped together like some fast food place. People behind the counter need to stop chit chatting with one another and pay attention to the customers though, this is a constant problem.

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Thank Cindy K
Chicago, Illinois
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132 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Pret A Manger always has fresh salads, soups, sandwiches, breads and other delicious goods to eat with quick friendly service in a clean atmosphere. We cater to Pret A Manger during all our travels because the food is healthy and reasonably priced. Want it fast on the go, stop in here you'll be glad you did.

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Thank Curt H
Chicago IL
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416 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on the way back to the train and appreciate that the hot soup is actually hot (love the butternut squash/Apple) and the sandwiches are fresh not soggy, delicious and great combinations of flavors. We discovered this chain in London and the same high standards apply here at this location: Immaculate, cheerful helpful staff, high quality,... More 

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Thank ParisgalChicagoIL
Houston, Texas
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480 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

If you haven't eaten at one of these Pret A Manger places, you must. They have a great selection of fresh and healthy foods. The yogurts are great and so are the salads. They also have great pastries and coffee. I fell in love with the brand while in London. I was excited to see it in Chicago. Well worth... More 

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Thank KendraDawnRN
Menlo Park, California
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

If you have never been to a Pret (London, NYC etc.), you should go. In global scale, it's more like a Subway or Starbucks than local artisan sandwich craft, but they do offer fresh and very appealing sandwiches on whole grain bread (in addition to salads and coffee and healthy drinks). And a "slim" (half) sandwich (I had chicken and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:00
Thursday
06:30 - 20:00
Friday
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60606-5239
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-546-8270

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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