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Intelligentsia Coffee

53 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-7503
+1 312-920-9332
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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53 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601-7503
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is located right in the center, a few steps off Michigan. It's a busy, popular place. Our kids and grandkids loved it. Great food and drink, but pricey.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took two business meetings at this coffee shop and it was just an outstanding spot to enjoy coffee, tea and good conversation - which we could do because the volume here was such that we could understand each other the entire time. So very much...More

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and area. I had the angeleno which is a hand shaken vanilla latte. It was delicious!

Thank squiggles92414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I was on a walking tour at Millennium Park I asked my tour guide if she had any coffee shop recommendations and she told me without a doubt to try this place - and WOW I am so glad she did. This was the...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

There was about 40 minutes left before my 10 am guided tour by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. So I decided to explore this recommended café closeby. It was about 9am in the morning and café was half full. The atmosphere was relaxing and the staff...More

Thank cindy c
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We entered this place based on recommendation as one of the best place in Chicago Loop to get real coffee experience. We were not disappointed, baristas serve very good espressos with several great option on the beans. You can also take away coffee pack to...More

Thank Gilles W
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We just had to find a good coffee before our coach trip to Racine and luckily this place is close to our pickup point at the Cultural Centre. We have been fans of Intelligentsia coffee ever since we've been visiting Chicago - they never disappoint...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

These guys know how to do great espresso! The beans had great flavour, milk was smooth and a good temperature, service was lovely. Definitely recommended for people who want proper espresso.

Thank Kate4328
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Strong quality La Mazorocco made coffee. Love the cool baristas, cool space, cool lattes. Thanks and keep multiplying please.

Thank nicolawashere
Reviewed 24 August 2017

True to form, Intelligentsia. Perfectly executed experience and coffee. Bow tied barista's, and all.

Thank SidRaisch
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
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11 November 2017|
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Response from Gilles W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, there is free WIFI at this place... enjoy :)
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 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
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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