The Best Coffee in Your Chicago Neighborhood

Lakeview River North West Loop Lincoln Park Wicker Park Hyde Park Old Town Logan Square Andersonville South Loop Edgewater Pilsen Humboldt Park


Two Hearted Queen

1201 West Roscoe Street, Chicago, IL, 60657

What to Expect: A quiet spot to work or study. If you pull a queen out of a deck of cards while ordering, you get a discount.
What to Try: The Hibiscus Lemonade

River North

Caffe Umbria

346 North Clark Street Chicago, Illinois 60654

What to Expect: A Seattle-based transplant that’ll leave you saying “Starbucks who?”
What to try: The Gusto Crema Blend for a classic espresso taste with fruity afternotes

West Loop

Sawada Coffee

112 N Green St Chicago, IL, 60607

What to Expect: An industrial style and unreal latte art
What to Try: A Boozy Steamer, like the Spiced Bourbon Hot Cider

Lincoln Park

Elaine’s Coffee Call

1816 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

What to Expect: Cool swirls in your latte. Oh, and there’s a dog.
What to Try: Amazing chocolate chip cookies and a ~trendy~ lavender latte

Wicker Park

The Wormhole Coffee

1462 N Milwaukee Ave (between Honore & Evergreen) Chicago, IL 60622

What to Expect: Fun and nerdy vibes
What to Try: the Honey Bear Latte

Hyde Park

Plein Air Cafe & Eatery

5751 S Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, IL 60637

What to Expect: A french-atelier inspired cafe with a college campus feel
What to Try: Espresso, the best in Hyde Park, apparently

Old Town

Eva’s Cafe

1447 N Sedgwick St Chicago, IL 60610

What to Expect: A home away from home with a cozy ambience
What to Try: The Ham Solo Sandwich, because that’s hilarious

Logan Square

Damn Fine Coffee Bar

3317 W Armitage, Chicago IL 60647

What to Expect: Damn good coffee, a sleek modern atmosphere, and cinnamon rolls too good for words
What to Try: A Vegan Donut (you won’t even miss the butter) and a treat for your dog


The Coffee Studio

5628 N Clark St (at Olive Ave) Chicago, IL 60660

What to Expect: Creative, craft drinks and snacks, free wifi, and beer and wine in the evening
What to Try: The coffee cocktails. Enough said.

South Loop

Overflow Coffee Bar

1550 S State St. Chicago, IL 60605

What to Expect: A super family-friendly atmosphere, ethical and environmentally-friendly practices
What to Try: The Nutella Mocha, for obvious reasons


pHlour Bakery & Cafe

1138 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago, IL 60660

What to Expect: Fresh baked bread and pastries, all day, every day.
What to Try: A cup of black coffee and a breakfast sandwich, a.k.a all you need in life


Cafe Jumping Bean

1439 W 18th St Chicago, Illinois

What to Expect: A coffee shop and gallery that’s all about embracing the local community
What to Try: The cold brew nitro coffee

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Humboldt Park

CC Ferns Coffee Bar & Spirits

2806 W Augusta Blvd Chicago, IL 60622

What to Expect: Wood paneling, comfy couches, awesome craft drinks, and a cigar bar
What to Try: a Cortado and an Avo Classic #2. Pinkies up, y’all.

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    Tom Rixom
    Posted Jan 15, 2018 1:45 pm 0Likes

    A cup of hot joe beats any cold wind in Chicago! Everytime I leave home for work, I always drop by at this simple and cozy coffee shop right at the corner of West Street where i always get my daily dose of Caramel Macchiatto with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

    Tom –

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