Fairplay Finer Foods is an independent grocery retailer that has been in operation since 1975. Since the beginning, our mission has been to provide quality foods at an affordable price along with EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE. We are a community based operation that is continually growing to not only meet, but to go above and beyond your expectations. We welcome your feedback to help us meet this goal.

Our History:

Fairplay opened its first location in the Bridgeport neighborhood back in June of 1975 (known as Halsted Foods back then). Building off of a very strong meat department, the opportunity for growth looked very promising. Over the next few years Fairplay opened more locations in Chicago and eventually spread to the south suburbs. Today Fairplay is a full service supermarket offering the freshest cuts of meats, seafood, deli, bakery, product and grocery products.

Because the community has given so much to us, we are honored to serve the community, employ within the community and give back to the community!


Fairplay has all your favorite fresh produce. We offer the freshest produce from apples, oranges, bananas, lettuce, tomatoes and many more. Fresh cut fruit and vegetables for your convenience to help you save time. We also offer a selection of organic products.


Visit our friendly Fairplay Bakery Department, you’ll find all the bake goods you need and the ones you crave! We have a wide selection of fresh baked breads and rolls, as well as a large variety of coffee cakes, pies, and donuts.

Stop and see your Bakery Experts to order a custom cake for your special occasion. Your choice of tasty cake flavors, delicious fillings and rich toppings. We offer a variety of sizes and decorations sure to please!

Deli & Hot Foods

Treat yourself at FairPlay to deliciously sliced meats and cheeses and fresh served deli salads. In a hurry we offer grab & go pre-packed deli sliced meats & cheeses.
For those special occasions, we offer a variety of Deli trays, designed especially to your needs. Don't forget to ask about our famous Fairplay Sub Sandwiches made fresh to order. Running late from work, and need a hot meal option, pick up a hot & ready rotisserie chicken or pick up some of our famous fried or grilled chicken. We also offer a variety of ready to eat meals, hot entrees and delicious side dishes for you choose from.

Hot Foods are only available at our following locations:
-8631 W. 95th St. in Hickory Hills, IL
-4640 S. Halsted St. in Chicago, IL
-2200 S. Western Ave. in Chicago, IL


Check out Fairplay’s meat department and you’ll quickly see why Fairplay’s meats are a cut above the rest. We carry a large variety of high quality beef, pork, poultry, fish and seafood – packaged fresh or sold fresh at our butcher counter our; fresh sausage varieties made in our store each day; Our meat cutters are happy to custom cut your order.

FairPlay butchers know their cuts, we offer Ground beef ground fresh daily. Whether you’re grilling burgers, making meatballs, preparing a meat loaf, FairPlay has the freshest ground beef for all your cooking needs. Choose from a variety of freshly ground lean Chuck, Round and Sirloin. Check out our fresh service counters, you will find a variety of specialty items, such as steaks, sausage, seasoned taco and fajita meat and tender skirt steak.

We are very proud to be able to provide Certified Angus Beef to our customers. Certified Angus Beef provides premium brand fresh beef. They have a great reputation and have been in business for over a quarter of a century. Visit their website to learn more about Certified Angus Beef products and quality. Certified Angus Beef

Seafood counter

Fresh delivered daily seafood. At our fresh seafood case, you will find a large variety of fish and seafood, cut and packed to order. Whether its catfish steaks, shrimp, lobster, salmon or crab legs. Every seafood lover will walk away satisfied. We sell fish whole or you can pick up a few salmon fillets, cut to your liking.


We offer a vast grocery assortment to satisfy your shopping needs. Stroll down our aisles and you’ll see why we’re your complete supermarket. With over 10,000 items available daily in all our grocery, dairy, frozen, household, health & beauty, and liquor and packaged meats departments. We carry all the major brands and have private label brands such as Best Choice and Always Save brands are available as well. Shop confidently that you will find everything you behind our wall at great everyday low prices. Shop with us and you will find a wide variety of products on sale every single day.