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Unicorn Cafe

1723 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3712
(847) 332-2312
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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Fantastic Ice Coffee! Not watered down, just full rich flavor. The atmosphere in Unicorn is great, whether to meet someone for a chat, a date, or to study solo. They have great teas too!

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

For 4 years, this was my go to place when visiting Northwestern and Evanston. Wonderful, friendly, knowledgeable staff, great coffee and perfect sidewalk seating to people watch from. Anyone whose kids are starting at Northwestern should find this place ASAP during move-in weekend. You're welcome!

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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Wandering around on street of Evanston I discovered this place by accident, it was mainly because on a lazy morning where most places very totally empty this place was jam packed at 8 AM in the morning! And I definitely believe in following the crowd when it comes to food! So there I was! the place calls itself cafe but... More

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Chicago, IL
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138 reviews 138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Love the atmosphere here -- not so "sleeked up" like many coffee shops. they have a huge group of regulars, nice rotating art displays, good coffee and, my favorite, blueberry scones. Also make a nice grilled cheese sandwich.

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

I don't like chains (Panera, Starbucks & co.), so this was a pleasant surprise. Good coffee, nice homemade muffins and scones.

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Brooklyn, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

They have wonderful coffee there. Many Northwestern students go there. There are many students doing their work on their laptops. They have delicious snacks too! It is in a central location near Campus and have long hours.

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Santa Monica
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2010

Great soups, delicious sandwiches and wonderful coffee drinks. But students sit for hours at the tables with their computers, so be prepared to wait or sit at the common table.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2007

so glad it's still there!

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Additional Information about Unicorn Cafe

Address: 1723 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-3712
Phone Number: (847) 332-2312
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen

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