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Star Lounge Coffee Bar
Coffee Shop$
Today 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
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2521 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60622
2521 West Chicago AvenueUSIllinoisChicago60622
$Coffee ShopToday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am – 9:00 pmTuesday 6:00 am – 9:00 pmWednesday 6:00 am – 9:00 pmThursday 6:00 am – 9:00 pmFriday 6:00 am – 9:00 pmSaturday 7:00 am – 8:00 pmSunday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
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Funky art-lined cafe with dark-orange walls & a long bar serving coffee, sandwiches & pastries.- Google
"Try the Mayan Mocha or Cortez the Thriller."
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"I ordered a 'Gingersnap Trainwreck' and it was amazing!"
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Jeff Guerrero
3 months ago
My favorite coffee in Chicago. They're always experimenting with new blends and the staff is incredibly friendly. I would recommend any of the drinks - they cater to people who love a nice sweet and delicious drink, but also those who love to add a little spice. Great for weekend hangouts to just chat over a cup of coffee. Back area is great in the summer. Coffee aside, they have great pastrami sandwiches.
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Ijun Lai
a month ago
LOVE this place. Nutella croissant is delicious, and coffee is great. I wish there were more tables, we had to grab chairs at the bar which didn't leave much leg room. I also love it when coffee shops have self-serve water set up so I don't have to constantly bother the waitstaff for water :) Everyone was super nice, we will definitely be back
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jDub You
5 months ago
Yes. There will be a long line for you to stand in before you get your coffee. Yes. It will be worth it. The speciality latte drinks are phenomenal and it's hard to argue that you'll find a better cup at many other places. It does get a bit crowded and the bar / line system can be a bit difficult to navigate but once you've gotten your cup and settled in you'll forget all else once you dive into what's guaranteed to be an awesome cup of coffee.
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kate swem
a year ago
I wanted to go to Dark Matter for the first time but they were doing a class on Friday. One of the employees was outside and directed me to walk 2 minutes down to Star Lounge. I tried the Mayan Mocha. The coffee was high quality and I got to watch as the barista crafted the drink. It had a little heat from the chili pepper but the cinnamon flavor balanced it out. It was not too sweet and had complex flavors. Everyone there was pleasant. I will def be going back to try more specialty drinks.
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Rachel Bires
4 months ago
What a great coffee lounge! When I first moved to Chicago I was without internet for about a week. Since I work from home, I needed a place I could sit and get some work done. I headed over to Star Lounge and it was so good! The ambiance, noise level, and delicious coffee make for a really great work space. It also seems like a great place to just grab a coffee with a friend. I will definitely be heading back!
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Eugene Feygin
3 months ago
The AMBIENCE This is a really hip and trendy place. As you walk in everyone is talking and it's not crazy loud. There is an upstairs section but it's creepily quiet. I went up and it was packed yet not a single peep from a single person so I decided to find some room downstairs and hang out with a friend. The FOOD. DRINK I had a bottle orange soda which is whatever. ( I don't really do coffee but was in the area and wanted to stop in but my friend said it seemed ok - nothing fantastic) EAT I got a poppy seed muffin which tasted a little stale but it could be because we were here at 3 in the afternoon. There really wasn't much else to pick from besides a scone and one more thing. Just seemed like the place lacked selection. I also saw a menu for coffee but that was it - nothing freshly made besides the coffee and maybe that's their thing. No idea but the scone my friend got was ok - but nothing amazing or above average. The SERVICE We barely stood in line and the coffee was avail crazy quick! The girls working behind the counter were super chill and really nice to us and made the place feel inviting.
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Ryan Paul
4 months ago
This place is amazing. Great coffee, friendly staff and there is usually room to hang out if you like. They serve their parent companies coffee, Dark Matter, which is roasted around the corner on Western Ave.
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Joe Kleiber
a year ago
Hipster baristas for sure. I came here because I needed to use the internet. It wasnt working, so I went up to the barista, who made me wait until she finished her conversation to even recognize me then just pointed to the chalkboard with the wifi info on it. I told her I was having problems with it and she said "oh" and turned away to another conversation.