The Best Fresh & Local Chicago Illinois Coffee Shops & Roasters

Congrats fellow coffee fanatics! There are plenty of locally owned independent coffee shops in . We have compiled a list of some of our favorite local coffee shops. There are 53 total locally owned independent coffee shops & roasters near Chicago.

Bridgeport Coffeehouse

Don’t worry, Coffee takes care?

3101 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

A retail and wholesale purveyor of fine coffee beans and roasts on the South Side of Chicago, Bridgeport Coffee Company builds a bridge to the land where your coffee is grown. Beyond just organic and fair-trade products, Bridgeport Coffee Company offers a direct relationship with many growers — ensuring the shortest route to the finest globally produced beans that embody all the qualities you value. We hope you enjoy the exceptional flavor of these unique roasts.

What Others Are Saying

On our trip to Chicago, we found this place within walking distance to our Air BnB. It was a little early. They had seats outside so we parked in until they opened, which turned out was on time, they opened up. The coffee and pastries were awesome. We'll definitely come again.
- Kelli B.

Bridgeport Coffeehouse

Ground Up Coffee & Bites

Chicago coffee. Made for those who do.

900 W Van Buren St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

Laid-back, counter-serve outlet featuring specialty coffee drinks plus wraps, baked goods & sweets.

What Others Are Saying

Customer service is always top-notch
- Ruth wainaina

Ground Up Coffee & Bites

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

Feel good with Coffee.

1168 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

Relaxed coffeehouse featuring single-origin java roasted in house, plus pastries & panini.

What Others Are Saying

Their worker and coffees are great. Securing a seat and parking a car is a little bit hard but surely worth it.
- James Hawks

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

Metric Coffee Co.

A byproduct of the Earth.

2021 W Fulton St suite k-101b, Chicago, IL 60612, USA

Metric is a collection of people, stories and places all centered around coffee. We source from established partners, pay high premiums and publish transparency reports to offer real full-spectrum equity. The future of coffee depends on it.

What Others Are Saying

A solid cold brew, not too overwhelming, just right hints of cocoa, sippable. The ham and cheese croissants are lovely. The nice employees know their beans. Covid regulations are well regulated despite how small it was. Customers followed well with the standards. Will come again if I'm in Chicago.
- Sarah M.

Metric Coffee Co.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

CREATING A BETTER WORLD

955 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

Our founders Todd Carmichael and J.P. Iberti built La Colombe on a simple but ambitious mission: to make the world better through coffee. What started out as a vision for serving the best coffee to the country, became an opportunity to influence meaningful change around the world.

What Others Are Saying

Lovely addition to the neighborhood! I had to try this out, any place that has enough balls to open up with major competitors on every block has to have something to show off. We took a hot chocolate and a cup of black coffee and for less than $6, fair price. But they don't have a menu board. They only have a chalkboard with names of products without the price. The workers looked friendly and it was beautiful inside. The cups and saucers were beautiful and the hot chocolate was delicious (after I added two spoons of sugar). Definitely will go back!
- Sarah V.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Sweeten up your day

26 E Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

A neighborhood donut and coffee shop for everyone, serving made-from-scratch donuts, exceptional, locally-roasted coffee and good vibes all around!

What Others Are Saying

I liked the donuts; soft, pillowy, and stuffed! The workers were friendly and fast!
- C Friend

Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Sawada Coffee

The art of coffee.

112 N Green St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

The first U.S. coffee shop of world renowned barista and latte art expert Hiroshi Sawada. Chill spot for creative & classic coffee drinks in cozy, rustic-chic digs with Ping-Pong.

What Others Are Saying

Nice little venue for a latte or matcha.
- Jon B.

Sawada Coffee

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

High-Quality Coffee, Roasted Daily.

311 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

Coffee is about pleasure. It’s that moment when your hand is warmed by the mug, you raise it to your nose, inhale deeply and then take a sip. That sip is the culmination of years of work, three-thousand mile journeys, and passion. Here is how we make that sip perfect.

What Others Are Saying

Seriously good beans of coffee. Their single-origin roast from Indonesia has made the best joe I ever had for a long time.
- Jaime Still

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

Heal the world with Coffee.

190 S LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA

Bow Truss was founded by Phil Tadros in 2012. At Bow Truss, our goal is to make specialty coffee more approachable, bringing fantastic single origins, naturals, and delicious direct trade to you through partnerships and collaborations around the world. Visit one of our shops, see what's new, or pick up a subscription for your home or office.

Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

Specialty's Café & Bakery

For lovers of coffee.

191 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606, USA

At Specialty's, we aim to please the palate and nourish the workday of professionals, enabling them to be their best.

What Others Are Saying

Grew with great memories with this shop. The Managers were one of a kind, they were EXCELLENT!!! And some great regulars too. Great Food, Coffee Desserts, and Pastries as well.
- Billy Superstar

Specialty's Café & Bakery

Specialty's Café & Bakery

For lovers of coffee.

77 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA

At Specialty's, we aim to please the palate and nourish the workday of professionals, enabling them to be their best.

What Others Are Saying

Grew with great memories with this shop. The Managers were one of a kind, they were EXCELLENT!!! And some great regulars too. Great Food, Coffee Desserts, and Pastries as well.
- Billy Superstar

Specialty's Café & Bakery

Intelligentsia Coffee Millennium Park Coffeebar

Brewing sweetest coffees in the world.

53 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Intelligentsia is a specialty coffee pioneer, rising from humble Chicago roots to a company driven by curiosity, empowerment, and the never-ending quest for the most extraordinary coffee in the world.

What Others Are Saying

Morning coffee is part of our routine, and I was excited to try it here this time. After finishing two cups, I realized I have three bags of coffee not significant for us. Reverting back to Starbucks.
- Martha W.

Intelligentsia Coffee Millennium Park Coffeebar

The Wormhole Coffee

1462 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

80s-themed rustic coffee shop, complete with a DeLorean, pouring locally roasted coffee.

What Others Are Saying

Fair enough. Their espresso was good though it was priced a little higher than usual but reasonable ($4). They sell other stuff too(clothing, mugs, etc). I'd definitely come back when the restrictions lessen because.
- Pat Lood

The Wormhole Coffee

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

CREATING A BETTER WORLD

1552 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

Our founders Todd Carmichael and J.P. Iberti built La Colombe on a simple but ambitious mission: to make the world better through coffee. What started out as a vision for serving the best coffee to the country, became an opportunity to influence meaningful change around the world.

What Others Are Saying

Lovely addition to the neighborhood! I had to try this out, any place that has enough balls to open up with major competitors on every block has to have something to show off. We took a hot chocolate and a cup of black coffee and for less than $6, fair price. But they don't have a menu board. They only have a chalkboard with names of products without the price. The workers looked friendly and it was beautiful inside. The cups and saucers were beautiful and the hot chocolate was delicious (after I added two spoons of sugar). Definitely will go back!
- Sarah V.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

Pierrot Gourmet at The Peninsula

108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Pierrot Gourmet, a European-style café and bistro is all about people watching and basking in the sun - where tables surrounded by colorful flowers face out on a bustling Rush Street. Inside, Pierrot Gourmet takes on a cozy farmhouse-inspired ambiance with rustic wood panels and wrought iron accents. Paired with a crisp glass of Sauvignon Blanc and a touch of imagination, restaurant patrons are transported to the streets of Paris.

Pierrot Gourmet at The Peninsula

Ipsento 606

The best coffees tell stories

1813 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

We aim to engage people with an immensely satisfying experience. We envision sustainable growth as the most satisfying coffee brand in Chicago. With a focus on unique and well-crafted food and drinks, outstanding customer engagement and a relentless pursuit of excellence and delight, Ipsento will be recognized as the go-to in Chicago for an immensely satisfying experience.

What Others Are Saying

It was a pleasant experience! The beautiful park outside with their big open window gives quite a scene. The donuts and coffee were enjoyable, but it does cost higher than usual. I and the register employee can't hear each other very well because of the barrier at the cash register, but they were nice enough. They're pricey and had a little uppity vibe, too.
- Ally Fleckenstein

Ipsento 606

Ipsento Coffee

The best coffees tell stories

2035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

We aim to engage people with an immensely satisfying experience. We envision sustainable growth as the most satisfying coffee brand in Chicago. With a focus on unique and well-crafted food and drinks, outstanding customer engagement and a relentless pursuit of excellence and delight, Ipsento will be recognized as the go-to in Chicago for an immensely satisfying experience.

Ipsento Coffee

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

CREATING A BETTER WORLD

858 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

Our founders Todd Carmichael and J.P. Iberti built La Colombe on a simple but ambitious mission: to make the world better through coffee. What started out as a vision for serving the best coffee to the country, became an opportunity to influence meaningful change around the world.

What Others Are Saying

Lovely addition to the neighborhood! I had to try this out, any place that has enough balls to open up with major competitors on every block has to have something to show off. We took a hot chocolate and a cup of black coffee and for less than $6, fair price. But they don't have a menu board. They only have a chalkboard with names of products without the price. The workers looked friendly and it was beautiful inside. The cups and saucers were beautiful and the hot chocolate was delicious (after I added two spoons of sugar). Definitely will go back!
- Sarah V.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

Gaslight Coffee Roasters

Feel good with Coffee.

2385 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

Hip, shabby-chic coffeehouse featuring a changing roster of house-roasted java plus tea & pastries.

What Others Are Saying

Amazing lattes! Not so hard to become my favorite coffee shop in town. Non-dairy milk can be an option without extra cost. They got almond milk, which is not that common for me.
- Jen Marquez Ginn

Gaslight Coffee Roasters

Passion House Coffee Roasters

Heal the world with Coffee.

2631 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

Passion House Coffee Roasters is a cozy coffee shop in Chicago providing customers with an assortment of notable teas and coffees. Come in and try out something sweet in a hip environment.

What Others Are Saying

The staffs here are really knowledgeable. They will gladly answer any questions you ask. The unique LED signs “pheel good” made the interior design even more beautiful. We ordered an espresso and some pour-over. The espresso was perfectly done leading to the nice, bright, and fruity sip. The pour-over was never less, made not too watery and the notes of nice fruit and floral are there.
- Krystalina Rattanavong

Passion House Coffee Roasters

Printer's Row Coffee Co.

Intersection of art and science.

2482 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

We are Nicole and Nick, a graphic designer and a pharmacist, passionate about the art, science and craftsmanship of roasting small-batch, single origin coffee. With time and the influence of Chicago’s flourishing coffee community, our home-roasting hobby became Printer's Row Coffee Company in 2015, a micro-roastery committed to creating high quality, approachable coffee.

What Others Are Saying

Space and coffee are very good. Their baristas are very welcoming. I had oat milk latte.
- Anna Zhang

Printer's Row Coffee Co.

Intelligentsia Coffee - Logan Square

Brewing sweetest coffees in the world.

2642 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

Intelligentsia is a specialty coffee pioneer, rising from humble Chicago roots to a company driven by curiosity, empowerment, and the never-ending quest for the most extraordinary coffee in the world.

What Others Are Saying

Morning coffee is part of our routine, and I was excited to try it here this time. After finishing two cups, I realized I have three bags of coffee not significant for us. Reverting back to Starbucks.
- Martha W.

Intelligentsia Coffee - Logan Square

Osmium Coffee Bar

Drink Coffee. Stay High.

1117 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

Dark Matter Coffee's third location, Osmium is inspired by Parliament's first album, Osmium. The coffee bar features a custom artwork series from Chicago's Jason Brammer, titled "Devil in the White City." In a world driven by technology and science, we are the gravitational resistance rooted in skill and philosophy. An innovative culinary family fueled by community and passion to deliver the most intellectually honest coffee you will experience.

What Others Are Saying

Convenient place for a nice sip of fresh brews and free wifi.
- Enrique Figueroa

Osmium Coffee Bar

Intelligentsia Coffee Broadway Coffeebar

Brewing sweetest coffees in the world.

3123 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

Intelligentsia is a specialty coffee pioneer, rising from humble Chicago roots to a company driven by curiosity, empowerment, and the never-ending quest for the most extraordinary coffee in the world.

What Others Are Saying

Morning coffee is part of our routine, and I was excited to try it here this time. After finishing two cups, I realized I have three bags of coffee not significant for us. Reverting back to Starbucks.
- Martha W.

Intelligentsia Coffee Broadway Coffeebar

Uncommon Ground (Lakeview)

Eat Drink Look Listen

3800 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613, USA

We started off as a small coffee house in the lakeview neighborhood over 25 years ago. From that starting point the owners, Michael and Helen Cameron, expanded their business to become a restaurant, a music venue, and they recently opened greenstar brewing, the first certified organic brewery in Illinois. The brewery is at our original location at Clark and Grace.

What Others Are Saying

Mood setting musicians and delightful food and drinks.
- Debra Lagone Brown

Uncommon Ground (Lakeview)

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

Feel good with Coffee.

4839 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA

Relaxed coffeehouse featuring single-origin java roasted in house, plus pastries & panini.

What Others Are Saying

Their worker and coffees are great. Securing a seat and parking a car is a little bit hard but surely worth it.
- James Hawks

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

Feel good with Coffee.

5008 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA

Relaxed coffeehouse featuring single-origin java roasted in house, plus pastries & panini.

What Others Are Saying

Their worker and coffees are great. Securing a seat and parking a car is a little bit hard but surely worth it.
- James Hawks

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

CREATING A BETTER WORLD

5158 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640, USA

Our founders Todd Carmichael and J.P. Iberti built La Colombe on a simple but ambitious mission: to make the world better through coffee. What started out as a vision for serving the best coffee to the country, became an opportunity to influence meaningful change around the world.

What Others Are Saying

Lovely addition to the neighborhood! I had to try this out, any place that has enough balls to open up with major competitors on every block has to have something to show off. We took a hot chocolate and a cup of black coffee and for less than $6, fair price. But they don't have a menu board. They only have a chalkboard with names of products without the price. The workers looked friendly and it was beautiful inside. The cups and saucers were beautiful and the hot chocolate was delicious (after I added two spoons of sugar). Definitely will go back!
- Sarah V.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

Metropolis Coffee Company

Great Coffee for Everyone!

1039 W Granville Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

Small batch artisan coffee roasting in the heart of Chicago. Father- and son-owned roasteria & cafe in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. In short, we believe everyone in the world deserves a good cup of coffee.

What Others Are Saying

Amazing service and great coffee always!
- Sarah Kirby

Metropolis Coffee Company

Gloria Jeans Coffees

The right way. The best coffee possible.

399 N Greenwood Ave, Niles, IL 60714, USA

Ensuring product quality is choosing not to take the easy way. If we want to make someone’s day, we’ve got to give a little bit of ourselves in every cup we serve. Every Gloria Jean’s Coffees crew member is a keeper of that single cherry, from the time it gets picked up until the time it’s brewed, but what makes normal beautiful is the goodness that sits on top of a cup of coffee.

What Others Are Saying

Really good. Why haven't I ever tried here before? The staff is nice and super speedy with their work. I highly recommend it.
- Elizabeth

Gloria Jeans Coffees

Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters

5005 Northwest Hwy #101, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, USA

Leaf and Bean Cafe

1750 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA

Hi-Vibe Organic Superfood Juicery

160 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA

Foxtrot Market

900 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

Elijah's Specialty Coffee and Tea

136 W Vallette St, Elmhurst, IL 60126, USA

Stan's Donuts & Coffee

529 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA

Chaube Coffee Roasters & Cafe

601 Lake Cook Rd, Deerfield, IL 60015, USA

Purple Sprout Cafe

341 E Dundee Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090, USA

Gourmet Coffee & Yogurt

425 Joliet St, Dyer, IN 46311, USA

Nature's Best Cafe

1904 Brookdale Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, USA

Jumpin Java

1090 IL-59, Aurora, IL 60504, USA

    Hansa Coffee Roasters

    600 Walnut Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044, USA

    Arcedium Coffeehouse

    60 Indiana St, St. Charles, IL 60174, USA

    Hansa Coffee Roasters

    755 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048, USA

    Luau Coffee

    40W450 Illinois 64, St. Charles, IL 60175, United States

    Lakeshore Coffee & Specialties

    444 Wabash St, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA

      Lakeshore Coffee & Specialties

      444 Wabash St, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA

        Lakeshore Coffee & Specialties

        444 Wabash St, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA

          Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters

          5005 Northwest Hwy #101, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, USA

          Maple City Roasters, LLC

          822 N Karwick Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA

          Maple City Roasters, LLC

          822 N Karwick Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA

          Maple City Roasters, LLC

          822 N Karwick Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA

          Whistle Stop Grocery

          15700 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129, USA

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