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Unicorn Cafe

1723 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3712
+1 847-332-2312
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
12 Jan 2018
“Charming college coffee shop”
8 Sep 2017
“Cute little place but nothing special”
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1723 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3712
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Unicorn Cafe to warm up after a tour of Northwestern. The small Cafe was full of students and professors, engaged in deep conversations. The coffee was good, not bitter, and the display case was full of a wide array of home baked goods....More

Thank O1067XGjessicak
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We visited here one morning for the first time to meet some friends for coffee. The staff was very nice and did not rush us to walk up to the order bar. My cappuccino was OK, but I have had much better. The pastries had...More

Thank Chris and Dorot... A
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Our family gathered here for breakfast. It was delightful. We all had something different. Very good food! Loved the vibe here too.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The service was so friendly. I was surprised to see quiche on the board but was glad we tried it. It would've been better if they accept cards for payment though since I only had so much cash for brunch for four people.

Thank Ketsup O
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Unique local vibe here at the Unicorn Cafe, I want to really like this place. It's a cool mix of students, business people, soccer moms and retirees. However, they have bizarre hours on when they are open and the service, albeit, friendly, is always a...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful crema, wonderful production throughout. Blueberry scone was excellent. Owner had way way way way too much energy - I do wish she could have dialled it back a bit for our very quiet, tired party of three. Lots of seating, much better espresso drinks...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is a great little coffee shop with great food and service. Jessica, the new owner is wonderful.

Thank Grinch18
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Lukewarm staff and takes cash only. Horrible for tablets and laptops with few outlets to power up. there are nicer cafes nearby.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Well, I must say I am extremely put off and disappointed in Unicorn Cafe. This is a pity because I was just getting comfortable there too with its mediocre ambiance and so so staff. I am an NU grad student who was going to Unicorn...More

2  Thank wendy t
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Great coffee, delicious baked goods. Full of the campus crowd, there was even someone conducting an interview next to us on one of our visits (we went both mornings that we were in town). Very friendly service. Nice café tables and chairs. When I remarked...More

Thank BigRick56
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1723 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-332-2312
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