Best coffee in Chicago
Julius Meinl Coffee House1
Why locals love it
Just outside of the central loop and certainly worth the journey out of the tourist area you will find Julius Meinl right in the heart of the Southport Corridor. This charming European transplant is the only location outside of Europe for this group. Great coffee, pastries made by European trained pastry chefs are sure to delight.
Why you should visit it
Meinl is located in the heart of the wonderful Southport neighborhood where local shops, cafes and theatres really showcase the true charm of local Chicago neighborhoods. Inside charming old world atmosphere year round and you will find a great patio during the Summer directly on Southport take you on a relaxing journey
This location is a full European style coffeehouse but if you must there is a coffeebar location on Ontario Street.