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922 Noyes St, Evanston, IL 60201-2706
+1 847-868-8033
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07:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
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Orange County, California
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263 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent espresso with smooth flavors. Excellent location by Northwestern University. Enjoyed our visit due to the exceptionally friendly and educated baristas. There were happy to engage in conversation and talk about their beans and brewing process.

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Thank Dr_C_and_E
Chicago, IL
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great cappuccinos and lattes and really nice guys running it. It's busy but there are always places to sit, lots of books and crannies, long tables, comfy red chairs by a faux fireplace area with brick-walled charm, and two-person intimate tables. Easy for a quick stop for coffee and treats or an extended linger to study and do work or... More 

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Thank RubyAl
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A coffee bar that sells drinks and food to mostly Northwestern students. It's in a more out of the way location if you're not familiar to Evanston. Right by the Noyes Purple Line stop. This is my third visit, and probably my last. Their schtick is to do pour-over coffee preparation into glass beakers (where the "Lab" comes in). Can... More 

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Thank Pedro666
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

My favorite place for iced Americano's! I have two shots in a large cup, which is considered decaf, but enough caf, for me! Nice place to also sit either laptop, read, etc. they do sell baked goods and a few sandwiches, but the coffee is best!

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Thank Angelarenee99
Orange County, California
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263 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Really bold espresso; smooth on the tongue and not too acidic. Terrific caffeine dispensary - which makes sense given its proximity to Northwestern University.

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Thank Dr_C_and_E
So Cal
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Great coffee (and tea) selection. They do pour overs and lattes etc. Decent amount of seating even when it's crowded with students studying (taking up tables). Worth the walk (or drive)...

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Thank Wanderlust63CA
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Definitely a student hangout. Bright, cheerful, lots of laptops. Very close to Northwestern University. Serves delicious Intelligensia coffee. Enjoyed their honey bread!

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Thank Maria O
Evanston, Illinois
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

This little coffee shop has the best capuccinos and generally the best coffee with congenial staff and comfortable seating. Cozy and warm.

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Thank kayco23
Evanston, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

What a marvelous pour over. Rocket fuel. Delicious. They have respect for the product and the customer, and free wi fi too.

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Thank Chorinho
Chicago, Illinois
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

We stopped in for sat am coffee in this little neighborhood gem. Its a cozy, simple, non pretentious space serving awesome coffee. We did not have the "beaker" coffee but had a very well prepared latte. Intelligencia coffee is served. The staff was friendly and effecient. We had some scones and they were tasty. We would have liked to see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 922 Noyes St, Evanston, IL 60201-2706
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-868-8033

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?