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Ing direct cafe - CLOSED

21 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2050
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good55%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
31 Jan 2013
“Who'd Figure?”
30 Nov 2012
“Nice quiet place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
21 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2050
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

Great breakfast sandwiches, pastries, coffee, etc. The coffees hop is in the heart of the Watertower area just across from the Sofitel Hotel. This would be the last place I would have looked for a breakfast, but it was very good and cheap. BTW, FREE...More

Thank AzCarrera
Reviewed 30 November 2012

This place is a little gem. It has very good coffee (sandwiches are average). This place is very quiet compare with a Starbucks for example. The people who frequent this place I would say is young professional or business people. They have free Wifi and...More

Thank Edrd
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Just across from the Sofitel. Laid back and friendly, reasonable prices. I did not realise that this was similar to the cafes in the UK attached to Santander banks.

1  Thank tripeagle
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Conveniently located right in front of the Sofitel Water Tower. They have good bagels and the place is not expensive.

Thank anneismael
Reviewed 22 September 2012

I needed a quick coffee on the go and was initially confused as to whether I entered a cafe or bank. It's both! Anyhow, I got a pretty good latte without being hassled to open an an account. So I was happy.

Thank cdntravllr
Reviewed 12 July 2012

The food here is SO reasonably priced. We had coffee, muffins, fruit and juice for a about $11.00 for two. A great deal in the city, and really pleasant staff.

Thank RinfromMA
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I'm a Starbucks person by heart, I think they have the best dark roast (just my personal opinion); but finding the Ing Direct Cafe was great. The coffee was excellent and the folks working there were super friendly. I had a photo assignment in Chicago...More

Thank ScottyG777
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Located directly across from the Sofitel Hotel in an upscale area. When I visited, they had free WiFi and great newspapers (NYT, WSJ, etc.) They feature Peet's coffee, my fav, at a very reasonable cost. In the back they offer a large screen TV. You...More

1  Thank jwprice
Reviewed 23 April 2012

free wifi, Peet's Coffee, great street views.....perfect place to catch up on your emails, projects, or just google your old lover

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Big, inviting, and friendly cafe. Free Wifi, and cheap coffee. $1.50 for a large Peet's coffee.

Thank msu17
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restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
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  • Address: 21 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2050
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
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