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Intelligentsia Coffee

53 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-7503
+1 312-920-9332
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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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53 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-7503
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Got a flat white even though it wasn't on the menu. Cool place. Great coffee. Sat outside in the sweltering heat in some good shade.

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Had the ice chai for the first time!! No disappointment here it was delicious! Seen same staff as from prior visits and everyone were friendly. If you have the time and want a good cup of coffee order the pour overs definite worth the wait!

Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

What a nice visit I had two weekends ago while visiting Chicago! Just a brief walk from the Virgin Hotel where I stayed too. The gentleman at the register was super sweet and hospitable. He had an awesome Velvet looking blue blazed too! I ordered...More

Thank Rona_Michels
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Trying to find a good cup of coffee on a Sunday morning in the Loop was much more challenging than I thought. When we came upon this place we were excited to try it out. The menu is basic with the typical types of coffee...More

Thank lmstrad83
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

While staying Chicago for a few days, I visited Intelligentsia Coffee several times. Great coffee. Delicious pastries. Service was fast and friendly. Nice selection of merchandise. Before departing Chicago, I picked up a couple bags of coffee to enjoy at the office.

Thank forensicsgirl
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I've been wanting to try Intelligentsia coffee for quite some time. The barista was really friendly and knowledgeable. I explained I really wanted to try the coffee and experience the taste and she recommended a cappuccino. It did not disappoint other than not wanting it...More

Thank erinbeth
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I almost didn't go in with the No Trespassing sign, But I am glad I did. The young lady that runs the place is very sweet and makes an amazing cup of coffee. I went back several times and it was very consistently good. Maybe...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Finally, a place that knows how to make a mocha! Not too sweet, you can taste the coffee, and just plain goodness. Two Portlanders (gourmet coffee city) give you the stamp of approval. Good work!

Thank Prather7
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I ordered coffee here several mornings throughout my stay in Chicago, and not once was I disappointed! One of my favourite blends was the Brazilian coffee and also Ethiopian. The shops proposes a variety of specialised coffees which alternates on a daily basis. I recommend...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very happy this was a 5 minute walk from my hotel. Popped in every morning for an amazingly smooth and robust Americano. This is a serious coffee-focused joint, so don't expect a wide range of eats (small selection of very nice baked goods...mostly croissants and...More

Thank Moops
Nearby
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
...More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
06:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:00
Thursday
06:30 - 20:00
Friday
06:30 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-7503
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-920-9332
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