Hours: Lunch. Closed Sun.
This tiny lunch spot is a Mt. Pleasant classic. Billing itself “the best little deli South of Chicago,” Skoogie’s has been knocking out BLTs, reubens, and Italian beef sandwiches for more than 30 years. The egg salad and chicken salad sandwiches are noteworthy, but the classic Chicago-style Skoogie Dog is the real star of the show. It’s a genuine Vienna Beef wiener in a steamed poppy-seed bun, piled high with onions, mustard, tomatoes, and sport peppers and finished off with a kosher pickle strip and a dash of celery salt. Served with a generous helping of crisp shoestring fries, it’s a perfect taste of the Windy City right here in the Holy one. —Robert Moss Dish (Winter 2015)
An authentic Chicago-style deli featuring hot dogs, sandwiches, and Vienna beef products.