Six coffee shops you need to visit in Chicago


Have you ever found yourself craving for coffee but ran out of your coffee beans? Alternatively, find out your mom borrowed your espresso machine and hadn’t returned it yet? Alternatively, let’s say, you happened to be in Chicago for vacation or simply stuck here for work, yet do not know where to go to get your daily dose of coffee, do not panic.

I understand how coffee can be very important, especially if you’re a coffee snob like me. I seriously and religiously consider it as a staple to my daily grind.

So to end your agony look where to get a shot of your coffee quickly but that is not instant you can get from a convenience store, here’s a list of where you can find the best espressos:

1. Asado Coffee Co


1432 W Irving Park Rd

Chicago, IL 60613

Asado takes espresso seriously – the Japanese way. Located in Chicago, IL, this shop makes sure their coffee is extracted right.

2. Bow Truss


1641 W eighteenth St
Chicago, IL, 60608

Also in Chicago, Bow Truss has become a trusted name when it comes to espresso. Ask the neighborhood!

3. Buzz: Killer Espresso


1644 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

Bucktown’s Buzz: Killer Espresso has two stories to their coffee shop, literally! Their coffee also lives up to their name. Killer!

4. Cafe Jumping Bean


1439 W eighteenth St
Chicago, IL 60608

If you are looking for just the perfect place to drink coffee and have dinner when you get hungry in Chicago, go to Café Jumping Bean. It is one place you should not miss. Bring some company and it becomes a feast.

5. The Coffee Studio


5628 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

Coffee studios has served delectable and flavorful espresso for nearly a decade. If you also get a little hungry or would like some donut on the side, try their Sour Cream. It’s a must have.

6. Gaslight Coffee Roasters


2385 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

This is an amazing place not only to drink a nice coffee or cup of tea, but also to do some work, with their lightning-fast WIFI connection. Definitely give it a go!