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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Walked here from my new apt. OH MY GOD!!! Reminds me of the Red Hook Coffee Shop in Ferndale, MI. Good service, friendly people, really emulates a "neighborhood" feel. I will be making Perkolator a regular stop.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Burton K
Reviewed December 23, 2017

I've lived in the neighborhood since 2007 and have seen several decent local coffee shops come and go. Thank goodness for the Perkolator (and their other businesses - Sputnik, Thrift and Thrive, and Charley Noble)! The staff is amazing, the food is fresh and unique,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank SmallTownChicagoGirl
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The location is off the beaten path but it is worth the visit. Very good food and coffee. Excellent donuts. Friendly service. Eclectic decor and good prices.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank asg31b
Reviewed July 15, 2017

On a 4-day stay in the Portage Park area, we stopped by Perkolator twice. The first time was on our first morning - we had breakfast sandwiches and iced coffee. The second time we stopped in for coffee only, but that wasn't because of the...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Kristine B
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We came here for our morning coffee.They have very good late. Kids really enjoyed their lemonade, donut and muffin.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Maryna S
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Although food was good it was s long wait. There was not that much people inside and we came before rush hour so I was puzzled why it takes them so long to make couple of sandwiches. But overall experience was good. Very friendly staff...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed February 27, 2017

I tried this great little neighborhood café this past weekend. It was packed full of people. People coming and going all the time. It's been in the neighborhood for a few years and they keep added more on to it. They own the store next...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Lulabell2014
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Hi Went here with 2 friends for lunch today and they were backed up due to influx of people. The servers or the manager were soooo nice to us and made us feel welcome. Food was very tasty and fresh. Heard the coffee was good...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank MargaritaR1046
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Had some extra time for a quiet lunch in the Portage Park area of Chicago and saw that this café served both drinks(coffee not alcohol) and food. Great spot, quiet, nice people, great choices for coffee and food (sandwiches). I went with their revamped version...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank EricR4444
Reviewed October 4, 2014

Excellent coffee grown locally. Well in Michigan but at least in the Midwest. They tell their grower specifically how they want their beans roasted and when done its trucked out that same day. Very fresh. Much better than any of those "chain" coffee houses. Great...More

Date of visit: October 2014
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