$25 for Five $10 Vouchers Good for Italian Beef and Chicago-Style Pizza at Al's Beef & Nancy's Pizzeria ($50 Value)

Chicago Heights

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In a Nutshell

Zagat-rated eatery with iconic italian-beef sandwiches named the Midwest's best by Adam Richman on _Best Sandwich in America_

The Fine Print

Expires Jan 16th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid for delivery. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only at 551 W Lincoln Highway, Chicago Heights location. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Sandwiches are a convenient lunch, in addition to being the subtlest way to publicly slip someone $700 crumpled up to look like lettuce. Eat some greens with this Groupon.

$25 for Five Vouchers, Each Good for $10 per Visit (a $50 Value)

The menu includes italian-beef sandwiches ($3.89+) with housemade giardiniera ($0.49+), chargrilled cheddar-chili burgers ($3.65+), and pizzas with more than 20 available toppings ($7.09+).

Al's Beef & Nancy's Pizzeria

Al Ferreri, his sister Frances, and his brother-in-law Chris Pacelli Sr., developed their signature italian-beef sandwich out of necessity in 1938. The economic depression made meat harder to come by, so the trio of sandwich makers made their supplies last by cutting thinner slices of roast beef.

Their business started with them feeding guests at family weddings, delivering meals to local hospitals, and catering the country's first food fight, but they soon founded a more permanent curbside food stand in Chicago's Little Italy neighborhood. Despite their relatively humble beginnings, Al's Beef & Nancy's Pizzeria rapidly expanded and now boasts franchises throughout the Chicago area and across the country. The family business has garnered plentiful acclaim throughout the years, having been named Adam Richman's best sandwich in the Midwest on the Travel Channel show Best Sandwich in America in June 2012, appearing on Richman's Man v. Food and earning a place on Esquire's list of The Best Sandwiches in America in 2008.

The cooks begin every morning by roasting cuts of beef for the day, kneading fresh pizza dough, and cutting french fries with an industrial-strength laser pointer. The hearty italian-beef sandwiches can emerge from the kitchen with simple, unadorned meat or with blankets of melted cheese and spicy housemade giardiniera. The pizzas range from crispy thin-crust disks to deep-dish pies with 2.5-inch-thick crusts, supporting any combination of the 24 available toppings, which include oven-roasted garlic, baby spinach, and bacon.


great italian beef sandwiches and quick and friendly service.

A Zagat User, Google+ Local, 8 months ago

The original chicago italian beef "sammich", you gotta get it dipped with sweet peppers.

scarletwildfire, Tripadvisor, 7/19/12


91% of 395 customers

  • “Help Very friendly, good service clean and neat”

  • “Great pizza, well stuffed, fresh tasting roasted red peppers”

  • “Food was great, it was worth the trip from South Holland to pick up food for Dinner, my husband and I are big fans”

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    Chicago Heights

    551 w. Lincoln Highway

    Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411


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