Looking for a great place to get your next caffeine fix, grab a quick bite, study, work, or catch up with friends? Naperville has several local gems that offer unique sipping and savoring experiences, so there’s sure to be something for everyone, from coffee and café connoisseurs to everyday Joe’s (pun intended). Here are five of Naperville’s best coffee shops you won’t want to miss:
1. Sparrow Coffee
120 Water Street, Suite 110 | 630-384-8940
Sparrow Coffee, a roastery popular among Michelin star restaurants in Chicago, opened its first cafe in downtown Naperville earlier this year. Located in the Hotel Indigo building in the Water Street district, the shop serves a rotating selection of over 100 single-origin coffees using various brewing methods, pastries from Naperville's DeEtta's Bakery, waffles, toast and tea.
Jefferson Ave. | 630-615-7100
Located on the first floor of The Craftsman, the Two Brothers Market Cafe is a true marketplace, offering something for everyone at any time of day. In the morning, choose from a vast selection of pastries and sandwiches from their onsite bakery, including breakfast bowls, egg sandwiches, parfaits and more. Pair with a specialty-grade coffee from Two Brothers Coffee Roasters or a fresh-pressed juice or smoothie. Wine and Two Brothers award-winning beer is also available at the café bar.
1807 S Washington St. | 630-857-9870
Le Chocolat du Bouchard proudly presents a patisserie featuring gourmet pastries and croissants, an American bakery with decadent custom cakes, an espresso bar featuring over 40 specialty beverages, and of course chocolate—lots and lots of chocolate! The bistro features a French-American inspired menu and a classic Parisian ambiance. They also offer wine pairings, charcuterie platters, crepes, seafood, and traditional French entrees such as beouf bourguignon and more.
686 E Ogden Ave. | 800-999-2132
This popular Berkeley-born chain features signature coffee, tea, and blended drinks alongside baked goods in a lively, friendly, and pleasant atmosphere. The company is committed to sourcing directly from the world's finest estates, hand-roasting to order in small batches, and making sure every cup is brewed as fresh and full-flavored as possible.
1904 Brookdale Rd | 630-778-1081
A local favorite tucked off the main road in a quiet neighborhood, Nature’s Best Café serves coffee from local roaster I Have A Bean, baked goods fresh from local bakers, and a variety of fresh and healthy food made in-house from scratch daily—including salads, wraps, sandwiches, pizzas, and more. Most of their items can be made gluten-free upon request. The staff are friendly, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The company is also known for supporting the local Naperville business and arts communities—they even feature works by local artists for sale on their walls.