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Best cafes in Chicago

Café
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“Selmarie is a wonderful bakery and will allow for a quick coffee and treat. ”
53 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Best breakfast and brunch: amazing brisket and gravy or streusel stuffed French toast”
48 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This chill coffeehouse with java & sandwiches has colorful floors, exposed-brick walls & artwork.”
58 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Hip, modern cafe serving ground-on-demand coffee & specialty brews plus tea & pastries. ”
39 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Fully equipped bakery full of fine European pastries and desserts, and a full espresso bar.”
49 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Our favorite! Vintage decor and homemade pies, cookies, cakes, pastries and delicious cafe food. And don't skip the milkshakes and old fashioned soda fountain!”
45 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“The menu changes frequently as they focus on seasonal ingredients and that they (mostly) grow on their rooftop garden! they have a lovely patio for those warm days/nights. Vegetarian and Vegan friendly some nights they have live music. ”
48 locals recommend
Pie Shop
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“I didn't even know I liked pies until I tasted Hoosier Mama. Mmmm. You might notice I have a copy of her cookbook on the shelf. Her pies are so amazing, she inspired me to get into baking. And her recipes are top-notch!”
44 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“COFFEE! This is the best coffee close by. They are local and roast all their own beans. Yum!”
34 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“One of my favourites. Vegetarian and vegan friendly. And a local favorite for years!”
46 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Our favorite coffee shop, serving incredibly flavorful and robust coffee! Also serve great sandwiches. Hipster ambiance. The Las Nubes beans are Ben’s favorite, amazing for french press or cold brew.”
34 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“My favorite coffee shop that's cozy and has a nice sidewalk patio for the summertime. ”
40 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Dark Matter - The Mothership. Where they roast their beans to sell across Chicago. ”
35 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Every possible famous museums in Chicago, Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium. Must Go place when visiting Chicago!”
40 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Coffee Shop that becomes a Bar/Music & Comedy venue at night. Here local artists perform. ”
38 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Artsy joint with live music serving eclectic vegetarian (& some meat) dishes since 1976.”
31 locals recommend