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9 E Stephenson St, Freeport, IL 61032-4235
815-233-7300
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great staff, drinks, and inside dining/study area

I am Starbucks snob- but one can't travel 45 minutes to Rockford for a Frap. I do enjoy the dark chocolate Frap here as well as the smoothies. The service is always very friendly. I visit Higher Grounds a few times each month. I enjoy the inside drinking/studying/talking option.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I am Starbucks snob- but one can't travel 45 minutes to Rockford for a Frap. I do enjoy the dark chocolate Frap here as well as the smoothies. The service is always very friendly. I visit Higher Grounds a few times each month. I enjoy the inside drinking/studying/talking option.

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Rockford, Illinois
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130 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had purchased a Groupon and that's what motivated us to visit here. Sometimes using a Groupon is a hassle and has rules but it was accepted with friendliness and ease. The food was so fresh tasting and really good. We had chicken cashew salad and a deli turkey sandwich. The iced latte with cinnamon flavor was excellent. Only complaint... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love the iced latte with 4 shots. The best. Excellent food. Try the loaded oatmeal for a treat. Great atmosphere. Nice place

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Lanark, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Dashing about, I recently dropped in at 9 East Coffee for a quick bite.This is truly a place that serves: Good food fast! I enjoyed an overstuffed 1/2 tuna salad sandwich on yummy oat bread with a cup of tomato basil (one of my faves). The sandwich was fresh with just the right seasoning. The soup was tasty, but could... More 

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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have only had lunch, I don't even know if it is open for dinner. I must check it out because I really enjoyed both my lunch visits. The food is excellent, at a good price, the atmosphere warm and inviting.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Owner Brenda and staff are wonderful and very accommodating. I would recommend breakfast, lunch, or just coffee and dessert. Everything is homemade and always good. Great place to meet friends and linger over coffee.

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Freeport, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Best coffee in Freeport. Everything on the menu is home made and delish. Cute place, great service. If you haven't been you must try!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Heart place to have your morning cafe.....just a very friendly ,people place...great for freeport..meet with friends..quiet,too

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Freeport, Illinois, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Welcoming staff and patrons add to the good feeling when you walk in the door of 9 East. The coffee selection is great, as are the breakfast, snack, and lunch food options. If you want a great cup of coffee and something delicious to go along with it, visit 9 East. If you live nearby, your first visit will not... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Great coffee (Intelligenstia), clean (including the restrooms!), comfortable, free wifi, some artwork, some antiques, friendly staff, nice little amish fireplace. Get the bottomless cup.

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Additional Information about 9 East Coffee

Address: 9 E Stephenson St, Freeport, IL 61032-4235
Phone Number: 815-233-7300
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 E Stephenson St, Freeport, IL 61032-4235
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: 815-233-7300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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