About Ralph's Cigars

Started in 1997, Ralph's Cigars is located in the heart of Little Italy and has been a staple on Taylor street for 20 years. We have cigars for the mild, medium, or full-bodied smoker. The flavor profiles of our stogies range from earthy, to spicy, to our famous Flavored Cognac Cigars and everything in between. We carry a wide variety of brands that are bound to suit your palate. Stop by and browse our selection. We have the classics such as Romeo y Julieta, Arturo Fuente, Montecristo, and we also carry boutique blends as well as so much more.

Looking for a place to smoke? Come relax and enjoy a cigar in one of our lounges! We have chairs in the front of our store, as well as a side smoke room with additional seating. Watch the game on one of our TVs, read a magazine and catch up on the latest noteworthy cigars, or play a little chess while you smoke. Coffee and non-alcoholic beverages are also available. In the summertime, you can enjoy the beautiful Chicago weather on our back patio!

New to cigar smoking or looking for something in particular? Don't worry, Ralph's knowledgeable staff will help you find exactly what you're looking for!


We're home to the cognac infused cigar, something you won't be able to find anywhere else. Our house cigars, called the "Gorilla Finger" and "Kong", are Dominican blend cigars that are infused with Cognac. We also offer flavored cognac infused cigars like Black Cherry Cognac, Coconut Coffee Cognac, Chocolate Mint Cognac, and more! Be sure to check out our shop page if you're interested in our cognac dipped cigars.


If you're looking for a truly unique smoking experience, than stop by and try one of our infused cigars today! Not from the area? Check out our online shop! Either way, we are happy to help you.

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Store Hours








12:00 pm  -  6:30 pm

12:00 pm  -  6:30 pm

12:00 pm  -  6:30 pm

12:00 pm  -  6:30 pm

12:00 pm  -  6:30 pm

12:00 pm  -  6:30 pm