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Popular Milwaukee Coffee Roaster Unveils Breezy Wicker Park Flagship

Tour Colectivo Coffee’s fifth Chicago-area location

Outdoor seating beside a large, industrial-style cafe with a large teal sign that reads “Colectivo Coffee”
Colectivo Coffee has opened its fifth location.
Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

Just in time for Saturday’s snow forecast, Colectivo Coffee, the Milwaukee company that arrived in Chicago two years ago has opened a Wicker Park location with plenty of outdoor seating. There’s a ground-floor patio and a breezy area from the second-floor perch at the northeast corner of Damen and Division at 1211 N. Damen Avenue. This cafe also debuts a batch of vegan and vegetarian options for the company which already has four Chicago-area locations (Lincoln Park, Logan Square, Andersonville, and Evanston).

Besides a batch of coffee drinks, the shop also serves Colectivo’s own beer. There’s a fireplace for colder days, and a view of Damen looking west from the second floor. Take a tour of the space below as Colectivo joins a batch of Milwaukee imports (Safe House, Cousin’s Subs, Stone Creek Coffee) to all set up shop in Chicago.

Colectivo Coffee, 1211 N. Damen Avenue, hours not posted yet.

Colectivo Coffee’s entrance is off Damen, just north of Division.
Like locations at Wicker Park and Logan Square, this Colectivo has a prime patio.
This area is protected from the elements.
There’s a few benches near the entrance.
Sip some beers by the fireplace.
The typical Colectivo menu board.
A large, two-floor cafe space with lots of tables and chairs
Not the second-floor perch.
Marc Much/Eater Chicago
Communal tables and stairs to the second floor.
Vintage-style posters on the wall.
The hallway leading to the rest rooms.
A view from the rear.
Counter seating overlooking the first floor.
The second-floor perch.
Pastries and other sweet cakes.
Is it’s cold-brew season yet?
Vegetable frittatas & greens: two mini frittatas (choice of veggie or bacon), greens, vinaigrette
Muffins, croissants, and more
Sesame Sweet Potato Bowl (vegan/gluten free) with quinoa, kale, Brussel’s sprouts, edamame, pumpkin seeds, and sweet golden raisins.
Egg sandwich
Chia Power Bowl (vegan): Vanilla coconut milk chia pudding, fresh blueberries, vegan granola, and toasted almonds

Colectivo Coffee Wicker Park

1211 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 Visit Website

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