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Coffee shops can still sell drinks to go, despite the stay-at-home order.
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Where to Get Coffee to Go in Chicago

Bring some coffee shop culture back home

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Coffee shops can still sell drinks to go, despite the stay-at-home order.
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Chicago’s caffeine addicts and aficionados won’t be surprised to hear that coffee shops are considered essential businesses under Governor J.B. Pritzker’s executive order. While some have closed their doors completely during the stay-at-home order, many are still offering to-go — and even some delivery — coffee and espresso drinks. Venue hours are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to check social media accounts or call ahead before venturing out.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

The Coffee Studio

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Cozy Andersonville spot the Coffee Studio is open from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily for to-go orders and pre-order pickup via its mobile app or phone. Give the staff a call upon pulling up and they’ll bring out the order for curbside retrieval.

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

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Local mini-chain Groundswell’s locations in Ravenswood and West Loop are open for carryout coffee business from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Its cafe on Lincoln Avenue is temporarily closed.

Damen AND West Loop: We’re deemed essential! We hope everyone is doing well. Come see us 7:30a-12p if you’re out for a...

Posted by Groundswell Coffee Roasters on Friday, March 20, 2020

Cafe Urbano

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Irving Park’s Cafe Urbano has coffee and sandwiches available for delivery or pickup. Fans of Milwaukee-based roaster Colectivo can get its coffee and beans here.

FINOM Coffee

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This popular Hungarian cafe is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for carryout orders — call ahead of time so staff can help expedite the visit. Ownership is working to set up third-party delivery, so keep an eye on the cafe’s Instagram for updates.

Two Hearted Queen

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Locally-owned roaster and cafe Two Hearted Queen is accepting to-go and pick-up orders from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily on Roscoe Street in Lakeview. Its recently-opened Boystown location is temporarily closed.

Heritage Bicycles

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This coffee and bike shop hybrid is offering its caffeinated brew and doughnuts from Do-Rite for takeout and delivery (via Caviar) from its Lakeview and West Loop locations.

Gaslight Coffee Roasters

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Friendly espresso haven Gaslight Coffee Roasters is offering take-out orders from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. If a customer isn’t comfortable coming in, owners suggest they email tristan@gaslightcoffee to work something out.

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We love a sunny Chicago. ❤️ here til 7pm. ❤️

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Cafe Mustache

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Logan Square caffeine spot and music venue Cafe Mustache has both carryout and delivery options, including coffee, sandwiches, and beer, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oromo Cafe Bucktown

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Oromo Cafe, one of Chicago’s most globally well-rounded coffee shops, has take-out items for sale in Bucktown and Lincoln Square.

The exterior of a coffee shop. Ashok Selvam/Eater Chicago

Passion House Coffee

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Roasters and baristas at Passion House are offering carry-out and call-ahead orders at its Goose Island and Logan Square cafes.

The exterior of Passion House coffee roasters on Goose Island, a black brick building with a mural. Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

DropShot Coffee & Snack Bar

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Call ahead or (briefly) stop by DropShot Coffee & Snack Bar for coffee and food, including delicious dough pockets from 5411 Empanadas.

Friendly reminder that we are to-go only right now! Feel free to phone orders in ahead of time at 312-496-3014. Pick up...

Posted by DropShot Coffee & Snack Bar on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dark Matter Coffee - The Mothership

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Local caffeine empire Dark Matter is open for to-go orders from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mothership in West Town, Osmium in Lakeview, and Electric Mud near the Bucktown/Logan Square border; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chocolate City Coffee Palace and Bodega in West Town; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Star Lounge in West Town and Caravanserai in Avondale; and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays only at Meddle in West Loop.

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Metric Coffee Co.

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This West Town cafe, attached to the Metric’s production facility, cranks out some of the most creative drinks in town. They’re open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cafe Jumping Bean

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A Pilsen institution, Cafe Jumping Bean is open for carryout from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sip & Savor Chicago

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Sip & Savor, the proudly black-owned coffee chain from Trez Pugh, has all three locations (Bronzeville, Rosenwald, Hyde Park) open for business.

Back of the Yards Coffee Co.

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Community-focused shop Back of the Yards Coffee Co. is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for carryout, as well as delivery from UberEats and GrubHub.

The Coffee Studio

Cozy Andersonville spot the Coffee Studio is open from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily for to-go orders and pre-order pickup via its mobile app or phone. Give the staff a call upon pulling up and they’ll bring out the order for curbside retrieval.

Groundswell Coffee Roasters

Local mini-chain Groundswell’s locations in Ravenswood and West Loop are open for carryout coffee business from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Its cafe on Lincoln Avenue is temporarily closed.

Damen AND West Loop: We’re deemed essential! We hope everyone is doing well. Come see us 7:30a-12p if you’re out for a...

Posted by Groundswell Coffee Roasters on Friday, March 20, 2020

Cafe Urbano

Irving Park’s Cafe Urbano has coffee and sandwiches available for delivery or pickup. Fans of Milwaukee-based roaster Colectivo can get its coffee and beans here.

FINOM Coffee

This popular Hungarian cafe is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for carryout orders — call ahead of time so staff can help expedite the visit. Ownership is working to set up third-party delivery, so keep an eye on the cafe’s Instagram for updates.

Two Hearted Queen

Locally-owned roaster and cafe Two Hearted Queen is accepting to-go and pick-up orders from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily on Roscoe Street in Lakeview. Its recently-opened Boystown location is temporarily closed.

Heritage Bicycles

This coffee and bike shop hybrid is offering its caffeinated brew and doughnuts from Do-Rite for takeout and delivery (via Caviar) from its Lakeview and West Loop locations.

Gaslight Coffee Roasters

Friendly espresso haven Gaslight Coffee Roasters is offering take-out orders from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. If a customer isn’t comfortable coming in, owners suggest they email tristan@gaslightcoffee to work something out.

View this post on Instagram

We love a sunny Chicago. ❤️ here til 7pm. ❤️

A post shared by Gaslight Coffee Roasters (@gaslightcoffeeroasters) on

Cafe Mustache

Logan Square caffeine spot and music venue Cafe Mustache has both carryout and delivery options, including coffee, sandwiches, and beer, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oromo Cafe Bucktown

The exterior of a coffee shop. Ashok Selvam/Eater Chicago

Oromo Cafe, one of Chicago’s most globally well-rounded coffee shops, has take-out items for sale in Bucktown and Lincoln Square.

The exterior of a coffee shop. Ashok Selvam/Eater Chicago

Passion House Coffee

The exterior of Passion House coffee roasters on Goose Island, a black brick building with a mural. Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

Roasters and baristas at Passion House are offering carry-out and call-ahead orders at its Goose Island and Logan Square cafes.

The exterior of Passion House coffee roasters on Goose Island, a black brick building with a mural. Barry Brecheisen/Eater Chicago

DropShot Coffee & Snack Bar

Call ahead or (briefly) stop by DropShot Coffee & Snack Bar for coffee and food, including delicious dough pockets from 5411 Empanadas.

Friendly reminder that we are to-go only right now! Feel free to phone orders in ahead of time at 312-496-3014. Pick up...

Posted by DropShot Coffee & Snack Bar on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dark Matter Coffee - The Mothership

Dark Matter Coffee [Official Photo]

Local caffeine empire Dark Matter is open for to-go orders from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mothership in West Town, Osmium in Lakeview, and Electric Mud near the Bucktown/Logan Square border; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chocolate City Coffee Palace and Bodega in West Town; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Star Lounge in West Town and Caravanserai in Avondale; and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays only at Meddle in West Loop.

Dark Matter Coffee [Official Photo]

Metric Coffee Co.

This West Town cafe, attached to the Metric’s production facility, cranks out some of the most creative drinks in town. They’re open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cafe Jumping Bean

A Pilsen institution, Cafe Jumping Bean is open for carryout from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sip & Savor Chicago

Sip & Savor, the proudly black-owned coffee chain from Trez Pugh, has all three locations (Bronzeville, Rosenwald, Hyde Park) open for business.

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Back of the Yards Coffee Co.

Community-focused shop Back of the Yards Coffee Co. is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for carryout, as well as delivery from UberEats and GrubHub.

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