modern, simple, and fun food experiences

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Come by for breakfast & lunch all day and browse our specialty grocery shelves.
Daily

8 AM - 3 PM

we have both indoor & outdoor seating

kitchen closes 30 minutes prior to closing


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due to limited staffing - online ordering and delivery is only available Thursday's through Monday's

Cafe



We do supper too, but it's a secret

Catering

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Box lunches, salads, sandwiches, salads, bake goods and family style breakfast!

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Wholesale

Your cafe need a heap of scrumptious goodies? Have a cute little grocery store that features local items? We know what it’s like to have both – and are always ready to work with you on carrying the ‘just right’ baked-good to fit your space.

Grocery

In our grocery, we always start our search right in our own kitchen.  Come in an check our all of our hose made preserves, pickles & mustards.  We also search locally. There has been a groundswell of artisan food-stuffs being created in the windy city – we love this. Supporting our local foodies, bridging the gap between them and their customers, all the while presenting their product on our blog, and/or Facebook & Twitter. We provide a space where customers can feel comfortable to window-shop and ask questions. Stop in, peruse our shelves, we promise you’ll find something to take home with you.

Gift Baskets

For the holidays, for clients, bosses, friends, lovers, wives or husbands – we’ve got just about everyone and all times covered; we work to taste. Forget the tired basket of stuff they’ll likely never use, get them eatables, wine, and so much more. Delivered, shipped, or local pickup.

Our Preserves

Sweet, savory, spicy, and everywhere in between we take great care on crafting the perfect, ideal preserves – holding a few Good Food Awards. Forget the imported blotchy winter grocery store fruits and let us save the best of what was available when it was grown locally. Welcome to year-round flavortown.

Other’s Goods

A small footprint doesn’t mean a small mindset –  pasta sauces, bitters, soup mixes, spices, chocolate sauce, spreads, drink mixes, beans, hot sauces and more in veritable cornucopia of choices. We do our homework on picking the best stuff.

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Blog

  • Mother’s day – brunch to go
    • April 19th, 2021

    EVERYTHING IS MADE FROM SCRATCH; COMES WITH|SIMPLE COOKING & HEATING INSTRUCTIONS ORDER HERE 🙂 __________________________________________________ fresh tomato basil white cheddar quiche our popular breakfast salad – baby kale, mint & arugula,...

    The Height of Grilling Season!
    • June 16th, 2021

    Come on by and check out our grocery shelves … they are stocked with grilling-friendly condiments – house made ramp mustard, backyard relish, bread & butter pickles, local BBQ sauce,...

    Lakeview Roscoe Restaurant Week
    • April 6th, 2021

    Lakeview Roscoe Village Restaurant Week is April 9 – 18 featuring special prix fixe menus from local restaurants! You can feel great about ordering any prix fixe menu, as $3...

  • easter brunch to go
    • March 22nd, 2021

    EVERYTHING IS MADE FROM SCRATCH; COMES WITH|SIMPLE COOKING & HEATING INSTRUCTIONS ORDER HERE 🙂 __________________________________________________ EASTER BRUNCH FOR TWO  $58breakfast casserole … layers of croissant, pork sausage, eggs, sauted mushrooms and...

    valentine’s catering
    • January 14th, 2021

    EVERYTHING IS MADE FROM SCRATCH; COMES WITH|SIMPLE COOKING & HEATING INSTRUCTIONS ORDER HERE 🙂 __________________________________________________ VALENTINE’S DINNER FOR TWO  $65  fontina- sun-dried tomato- sage chicken rolladesred pesto pastawinter greens & citrus...

    cupcake kits!
    • January 8th, 2021

    a perfect rainy day or party project … order here

  • new year’s catering
    • December 22nd, 2020

    We are so excited about our New Year’s catering menu. The NYE menu is a throwback to appetizers from the 70s …. and who doesn’t like breakfast ready to go....

    christmas catering
    • December 3rd, 2020

    We are the extra set of hands for your christmas breakfast or dinner!Everything is made from scratch, comes ready to heat & serve; heating instructions provided. Give us a call...

    gift boxes – delivered or shipped !
    • November 30th, 2020

    We are filled to the brim with house made and other local artisan food stuffs for the holidays …. stop on by for some COVID safe shopping or checkout our...

  • thanksgiving catering
    • October 30th, 2020

    We are the second set of hands for your thanksgiving dinner!Everything is made from scratch, comes ready to heat & serve; heating instructions provided. Give us a call (773.665.0100) to...

    Our Commitment to You
    • July 31st, 2020

    YOUR COMFORT AND SAFETY ARE OUR TOP PRIORITY  Our commitment to you 1) increased handwashing & sanitation 2) physical distancing in all areas 3) continuous monitoring of additional advice from...

    Father’s Day & Our Foodstuffs Go Hand-in-hand
    • June 11th, 2020

    Treat your dad to some great food stuffs! the father’s day box … breakfast gift boxes …. chicago favorite gift boxes …. award winning preserves … and more! shipping …...

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Events

  • monthly
  • 7pm
Secret Supper

Read more about our Secret Supper and sign up for our newsletter for the details!

our staff

Lisa
Owner

I grew up knowing from-scratch cooking is the key to making something truly delicious. I'm at Southport Grocery and Cafe everyday creating this food experience that is a part of many traditions - the in-town friend, family meals with our preserves, a couple's Sunday morning stop. We're a part of people's lives - whether they like to cook or like to eat. After a decade plus in financial services as a CPA and culinary school, my passion evolved into creating food traditions, supporting local farmers, and giving an audience to artisanal producers.

Chris
front of the house

Noemi
kitchen

contact us

  • Address: 3552 N Southport, Chicago, IL
  • Phone: (773) 665-0100
  • Email: info [at] southportgrocery [com]
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