The Chopping Block

Merchandise Mart Store and Kitchens

The Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 107
Chicago IL. 60654
312.644.6360 - 312-644-6367 fax
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Lincoln Square Store and Kitchens

4747 N Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60625
773.472.6700 - 773.472.6779 fax
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Retail Hours

Lincoln Square, Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Lincoln Square, Sunday: 9:30am - 5:30pm

Merchandise Mart, Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 9:30pm
Merchandise Mart, Sunday: 9:30am - varies with the day's class schedule.
Please call 312-644-6360 for information on specific Sunday closing times.


FROM THE NORTH: take the Ohio St E exit off of I-90/94 S (Kennedy Expressway)
Take Ohio St. to Wells and turn right. The Mart is four blocks south, on the corner of Kinzie and Wells.

FROM THE LOOP: take LaSalle or State St. north and cross the river. Turn Left on Hubbard and then left on Kinzie. The Mart is one block south of Hubbard at Kinzie and Wells.

PARKING: The Merchandise Mart is conveniently located near several downtown parking facilities, including an indoor garage and an outdoor lot right at the corner of Kinzie and Wells Street. Discounted rates at both facilities are offered after 3pm. Metered street parking can also be found in the area. After 6pm, customers can park at no charge in the "Red Tag Permit Parking" which can be accessed from Orleans Street or the main entrance of the Mart off of Wells Street.

CTA: From the Brown or Purple Express Line, exit at Merchandise Mart. Also served by buses 125 and 11.

CTA Trip Planner


The Chopping Block's Lincoln Square location is located at 4747 N Lincoln Ave, just east of Western and south of Lawrence, in the heart of Lincoln Square. Click Here for Lincoln Square Map

FROM THE NORTH: take I-94 E to E Touhy (exit 39B) then go right on Lincoln Ave, take that to Western (S), then go left on Lawrence at the light and make an immediate right onto Lincoln Ave again.

FROM THE SOUTH: (Downtown/Loop) take Lake Shore Drive to Lawrence, then go west on Lawrence to Lincoln (just East of Western) and go left.

Street parking is readily available on Lawrence and on Western.

CTA: From the Brown Line, exit at Western. Also served by buses 11, 49, 49B, X49, 78 and 81.

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