Metropolis Coffee Company

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Details
1039 W Granville Ave (at Kenmore Ave)
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 764-0400
Coffee Shop
$
Hours
Mon–Fri: 6:30 AM–8:00 PM Sat: 7:00 AM–8:00 PM Sun: 7:30 AM–8:00 PM
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This is a Chicago favorite. The polite and helpful baristas, a mix of mostly artists and musicians, make amazing espressos. Metropolis is the home to many intellectuals and authors, hosting open mikes and exhibitions often.

Foursquare Tips

  • Outstanding sums up this delicious coffee roastery and hangout for Edgewater residents. In addition to serving up a mean cup of java, MCC also offers premium-grade teas and a small menu.
  • Locally roasted coffee and a cozy atmosphere make this coffee shop a favorite study spot for students.
  • Thought you'd want to know: Metropolis has been nominated for Best Local Coffee Roaster in Time Out Chicagos 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now!
  • Our coffee aesthetic is rooted in the belief that great coffee comes from a line of respect beginning with the farmers and their respect for their land.
  • The second best roaster in Chicago, Metropolis Coffee Company has quite a nice and relaxing cafe here if you want to make the trip up north. You can buy beans here too.
  • Best Mexican cocoa. Ever.
  • Don't ask for a tall, grande, or venti.
  • have the spicy (non-oregon) chai with two shots of espresso
  • Their RedLine espresso is the best espresso I've ever had. Anywhere in the world. Do yourself a favour and get an espresso or americano - don't bother with the milk or sugar. It's that good.
  • Try a shot of their new single origin espresso! Redline espresso is also great. Very skilled baristas and great vibe, great coffee.
  • I love this place ..great coffee , nice people and it is good spot for studying ....
  • Best Mexican Mocha I've had every visit. Don't know what that is? Give it a try!
  • Don't come here if you need to use the Internet. Their wifi is very slow and doesn't work well.
  • Outstanding sums up this delicious coffee roastery and hangout for Edgewater residents. In addition to serving up a mean cup of java, MCC also offers premium-grade teas and a small menu. -KA
  • I love the fact that I don't have to get a card from the cashier when I want to use the Internet anymore!
  • There's no Superman at this Metropolis, but you might find your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
  • "This humble spot is the gateway to one of the citys biggest coffee-roasting operations. The caf serves a mean cup of java, as well as premium-grade teas and a small, but tasty, caf menu."
  • Order the Elvis pie when its in!!!
  • By far, the #1 coffee shop in Chicago and perhaps even the US. They purchase fair trade beans, roast locally and sell from this store and at many retail locations. Owners and staff R the best ever.
  • Great, strong coffee. Nice atmosphere. Friendly, sloooow service.