Best coffee shops in Chicago

Check out the top coffee shops in Chicago, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Filter Cafe
1. Filter Cafe
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14 local reviews
1373 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-904-7819
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Nilsa
Super trendy coffee shop if you can get a seat great place tohangout tons of locals artisty types studying and…
Tom
Fun, mellow coffee shop with wifi. Have the Filter Salad
Luis
Icon Coffee Shop in Wicker Park , relax, atmosphere
1. Filter Cafe
1. Filter Cafe
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14 local reviews
1373 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-904-7819
Nilsa
Nilsa
Super trendy coffee shop if you can get a seat great place tohangout tons of locals artisty types studying and writing
Tom
Tom
Fun, mellow coffee shop with wifi. Have the Filter Salad
Luis
Luis
Icon Coffee Shop in Wicker Park , relax, atmosphere
2. Intelligentsia Coffee Broadway Coffeebar
2. Intelligentsia Coffee Broadway Coffeebar
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11 local reviews
3123 North Broadway, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-348-8058
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Ami
Move over Starbucks... THE best coffee and coffee shop of Chicago is an art in progress
Kenan & Ja
Chicago's famous craft coffee shop chain
Michelle
The first location and probably my favorite. Chicago-based Intelligentsia ushered in a new wave of specialty c…
2. Intelligentsia Coffee Broadway Coffeebar
2. Intelligentsia Coffee Broadway Coffeebar
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11 local reviews
3123 North Broadway, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-348-8058
Ami
Ami
Move over Starbucks... THE best coffee and coffee shop of Chicago is an art in progress
Kenan & Ja
Kenan & Ja
Chicago's famous craft coffee shop chain
Michelle
Michelle
The first location and probably my favorite. Chicago-based Intelligentsia ushered in a new wave of specialty coffee shops, the kind where re…
3. Julius Meinl
3. Julius Meinl
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4 local reviews
4363 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
+1 773-868-1876
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Kara
A great coffee shop (only open days). Authentic European feel.
marc
A boutique coffee shop with table service and a great European feel. Just a 5 minute walk through the neighbo…
Kara
A great coffee shop (only open days). Authentic European feel.
3. Julius Meinl
3. Julius Meinl
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4 local reviews
4363 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
+1 773-868-1876
Kara
Kara
A great coffee shop (only open days). Authentic European feel.
marc
marc
A boutique coffee shop with table service and a great European feel. Just a 5 minute walk through the neighborhood gets you there.
Kara
Kara
A great coffee shop (only open days). Authentic European feel.
4. Ipsento
4. Ipsento
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17 local reviews
2035 North Western Avenue, Chicago
Open now
(773) 904-8177
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Niren
Gourmet coffee shop, really good and busy. Reco the drip coffee and the nutella latte.
John
Great coffee shop with Wifi, and the famous Ipsento latte
Ian
Cozy coffee shop with delicious coffee and good food menu.
4. Ipsento
4. Ipsento
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17 local reviews
2035 North Western Avenue, Chicago
Open now
(773) 904-8177
Niren
Niren
Gourmet coffee shop, really good and busy. Reco the drip coffee and the nutella latte.
John
John
Great coffee shop with Wifi, and the famous Ipsento latte
Ian
Ian
Cozy coffee shop with delicious coffee and good food menu.
5. Starbucks
5. Starbucks
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17 local reviews
2543 North California Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-772-9357
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Alex
I certainly encourage you to try a locally-owned coffee shop, but if it's Starbucks you want, it's Starbucks y…
Jonah
Walking distance coffee shop
Meighan
When you need it, it is there.
5. Starbucks
5. Starbucks
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17 local reviews
2543 North California Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-772-9357
Alex
Alex
I certainly encourage you to try a locally-owned coffee shop, but if it's Starbucks you want, it's Starbucks you shall have! Take a beautifu…
Jonah
Jonah
Walking distance coffee shop
Meighan
Meighan
When you need it, it is there.
6. Beans & Bagels
6. Beans & Bagels
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7 local reviews
2601 West Leland Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-599-0015
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Alan & Susan
Funky, hip coffee shop, neighborhood folks come here, good coffee, great pastries
Nate
Great coffee shop with nice patio seating. They actually have a french pastry chef who makes their croissants …
Nate
Great coffee shop with nice patio seating. They actually have a french pastry chef who makes their croissants …
6. Beans & Bagels
6. Beans & Bagels
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7 local reviews
2601 West Leland Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-599-0015
Alan & Susan
Alan & Susan
Funky, hip coffee shop, neighborhood folks come here, good coffee, great pastries
Nate
Nate
Great coffee shop with nice patio seating. They actually have a french pastry chef who makes their croissants and other delicious pastries o…
Nate
Nate
Great coffee shop with nice patio seating. They actually have a french pastry chef who makes their croissants and other delicious pastries o…
7. New Wave Coffee
7. New Wave Coffee
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19 local reviews
2557 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-489-0646
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Clayton
Kind of a punk attitude to this coffee shop. Thrift store furniture, packed daily with slightly younger crowd,…
Kate
Large homely coffee shop with great eats. Stay as long as you like, park it on a couch or at a farmhouse style…
Elissa
How a coffee shop should be! Hipster baristas, old couches, wi-fi, local art on the walls, coffee of all kinds…
7. New Wave Coffee
7. New Wave Coffee
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19 local reviews
2557 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-489-0646
Clayton
Clayton
Kind of a punk attitude to this coffee shop. Thrift store furniture, packed daily with slightly younger crowd, louder tunes, lots of ink
Kate
Kate
Large homely coffee shop with great eats. Stay as long as you like, park it on a couch or at a farmhouse style table, pick your poison. My f…
Elissa
Elissa
How a coffee shop should be! Hipster baristas, old couches, wi-fi, local art on the walls, coffee of all kinds of course, and sandwiches!
8. Dollop Coffee Co.
8. Dollop Coffee Co.
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12 local reviews
4181 North Clarendon Avenue, Chicago
+1 773-360-1366
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Jake
This is a great coffee shop! If you are looking for a quiet place to work, or a casual place to re connect wit…
Steve and Peter
There's not too many coffee shops close to us, but this one isn't too far. Great local coffee.
Nina
Great coffee, nice baristas, hip but cozy atmosphere. Every neighborhood needs a good coffee shop, and we are …
8. Dollop Coffee Co.
8. Dollop Coffee Co.
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12 local reviews
4181 North Clarendon Avenue, Chicago
+1 773-360-1366
Jake
Jake
This is a great coffee shop! If you are looking for a quiet place to work, or a casual place to re connect with friends, this coffee shop is…
Steve and Peter
Steve and Peter
There's not too many coffee shops close to us, but this one isn't too far. Great local coffee.
Nina
Nina
Great coffee, nice baristas, hip but cozy atmosphere. Every neighborhood needs a good coffee shop, and we are fortunate to live right across…
9. Whole Foods Market
9. Whole Foods Market
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19 local reviews
3201 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-244-4200
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Shari
Brand-new, opened April '17! Have a wine bar, beer pub and coffee shop
Erinn
It's 3 blocks away and the 2nd largest one in the US. There is a bar, restaurant and free video games to play…
Matt
Organic Whole Paychecks... Organic grocery store.
9. Whole Foods Market
9. Whole Foods Market
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19 local reviews
3201 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-244-4200
Shari
Shari
Brand-new, opened April '17! Have a wine bar, beer pub and coffee shop
Erinn
Erinn
It's 3 blocks away and the 2nd largest one in the US. There is a bar, restaurant and free video games to play there. Coffee shop is fantas…
Matt
Matt
Organic Whole Paychecks... Organic grocery store.
10. The Wormhole Coffee
10. The Wormhole Coffee
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25 local reviews
1462 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-661-2468
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Jason and Ela
GREAT coffee in something out of a 90's commercial. You can play Nintendo, look at blasts from the past AND th…
Corey and Kayla
80's cult classic movie inspired coffee shop with free wifi and an actual Nintendo with decent game selection…
Laura
There's a Delorean parked inside of this hip, 80's themed coffee shop. While the decor is fun, the coffee is s…
10. The Wormhole Coffee
10. The Wormhole Coffee
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25 local reviews
1462 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-661-2468
Jason and Ela
Jason and Ela
GREAT coffee in something out of a 90's commercial. You can play Nintendo, look at blasts from the past AND there's even a Delorean decked o…
Corey and Kayla
Corey and Kayla
80's cult classic movie inspired coffee shop with free wifi and an actual Nintendo with decent game selection.
Laura
Laura
There's a Delorean parked inside of this hip, 80's themed coffee shop. While the decor is fun, the coffee is serious! Lattes made with house…
11. Cafe Jumping Bean
11. Cafe Jumping Bean
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16 local reviews
1439 West 18th Street, Chicago
Open now
+1 312-455-0019
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Edwin
Great neighborhood coffee shop with some sweets snacks. I love sitting down and watching my neighbors come in…
Matt
Small, quaint, and nice coffee shop. Sells food, too. The Mexican hot chocolate has a shot of expresso in it. …
Mario
Very Friendly coffee shop, Great Coffee, Great way to meet the locals. Free Wifi and fantastic sandwiches.
11. Cafe Jumping Bean
11. Cafe Jumping Bean
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16 local reviews
1439 West 18th Street, Chicago
Open now
+1 312-455-0019
Edwin
Edwin
Great neighborhood coffee shop with some sweets snacks. I love sitting down and watching my neighbors come in and out... a great mix of peo…
Matt
Matt
Small, quaint, and nice coffee shop. Sells food, too. The Mexican hot chocolate has a shot of expresso in it. It's good if the night is youn…
Mario
Mario
Very Friendly coffee shop, Great Coffee, Great way to meet the locals. Free Wifi and fantastic sandwiches.
12. Star Lounge Coffee Bar
12. Star Lounge Coffee Bar
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23 local reviews
2521 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-384-7827
CafeFoodStore
Julie
Star Lounge is the coffee shop owned by Dark Matter Coffee, a local roaster. The vibe is chill and very neighb…
Kate
Better Known as Dark Matter coffee shop. Honest to goodness coffee shop, pastries and sandwiches, fun people, …
Lesley
Best coffee shop! Great coffee, great people. Awesome patio. Chill room upstairs if you need to get some work …
12. Star Lounge Coffee Bar
12. Star Lounge Coffee Bar
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23 local reviews
2521 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago
Open now
+1 773-384-7827
Julie
Julie
Star Lounge is the coffee shop owned by Dark Matter Coffee, a local roaster. The vibe is chill and very neighborhoody! Two levels for sittin…
Kate
Kate
Better Known as Dark Matter coffee shop. Honest to goodness coffee shop, pastries and sandwiches, fun people, good art, back patio, second f…
Lesley
Lesley
Best coffee shop! Great coffee, great people. Awesome patio. Chill room upstairs if you need to get some work done.