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Intelligentsia Coffee

3123 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-4522
+1 773-348-8058
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (7 reviews)
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06:30 - 21:00All hours
3123 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-4522
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

without a visit to Intelligentsia. In fact, we try and go every day we are in The City. There is usually a line but it moves fast and the coffee waiting for you at the end is always worth the wait. These folks really care...More

Thank Daryle D
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

It's really good coffee! Perhaps one of the best Cappuccinos I've ever had. And their take on the iced vanilla late, the Angeleno, is delicious! I just wished they didn't take about 15 minutes to get my coffee ready. All those thermometers, so they really...More

Thank Mildredret
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I've gotten over being offended that they don't serve nonfat milk, that the scones are pretty small (and a tad dry), and that you have to wait forever to get your perfectly made latté. These downsides become trivial when I get my big latte in...More

Thank SurfStrider
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent espresso with knowledgeable and friendly baristas. Design and flow of shop lends itself to interacting with the staff and learning about their beans and roasting process.

Thank Dr_C_and_E
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been going to Intelligentsia for years. We always pick up a pound of Black Cat beans when we are near, and I get a reduced price cup of coffee and browse The Reader while my companion goes to the record store across the...More

Thank reidsmom
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Love their art on the surface of my Cappuccino. Every cup was brewed and decorated by a friendly barista. Don't forget to try their baked goods.

Thank Hell0Kitty11
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I was not a coffee drinker before discovering Intelligentsia Coffee. Their special brews of the day, the Chemex aka slow coffee process, the atmosphere ... everything made me love coffee. Pastries are great, staff is super pro & very kind. You have seats outside to...More

Thank Am_et_Mat
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The coffee roast gives the coffee of the cafe macchiato a delicacy and foamyness not seen or tasted at larger chains.

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Was walking around Broadway looking for a breakfast place on a Sunday. Saw this quaint little cafe and something there invited me in. No regrets, Great coffee by a knowledgable barista accompanied by some real good scones. My day was starting to be good. I...More

Thank Akash78
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in the city. I love the one on Broadway because I can't always make it downtown. The coffee is always good. Their baked goods are amazing. The staff always seems so happy and friendly.

Thank Jessica L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3123 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-4522
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-348-8058
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