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Higher Grounds Coffee

1709 S West Ave, Freeport, IL 61032-6767
+1 815-297-9441
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (3 reviews)
“coffee shop” (7 reviews)
“quiet room” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1709 S West Ave, Freeport, IL 61032-6767
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Seattle I have high expectations for coffee; however, when I leave Washington I don’t expect coffee to taste very good. The mochas and americanos here are enjoyable and surpassed my expectations for coffee outside of PNW. This was significantly better than Starbucks (which...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing coffee and food. Perfect to grab a quick lunch with a friend to catch up. The atmosphere is always welcoming and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Great place to study or relax and read a nice book by their fireplace.

Thank wonderlustxo_xx
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I love this coffee shop! It's a great place for breakfast, lunch, or even a coffee break! The food is delicious and always fresh; they serve quiche, scones,wraps, and much more. The atmosphere is warm and cozy. I've always been made to feel welcome here.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had a light lunch here. The ingredients were fresh and delicious. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. The staff friendly. We would recommend a stop here if you are in the area.

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on my way through the area. Needed coffee and wifi for an hour. Coffee was pretty good, wifi not so much. Too slow for even Facebook to load. Only 4 other people were online

Thank revtmharrison
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had a couple of business meetings here and this is a good place for that. It has great coffee and food. It gets pretty busy early, so I would get there and grab a table. The place is clean and has great ambiance. They...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Higher grounds is a warm, inviting coffee shop that always pleases. Coffee served is excellent with breakfast and lunch items, too. A quiet room is available as well.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very excited to have found this coffee shop. I travel around southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois daily for work and in my role, a nice place for a quick, nice lunch and some computer work is such a high spot in my day. Everyone was...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It's a nice place to grab a cup and relax. Casual atmosphere, tucked away in a corner of a small strip mall with a drive through. Honest note: I am not a coffee person. I'm told they serve very good coffee and lattes but I'm...More

Thank carolec138
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Only been through their drive through so no comments on seating or foods. Nice choice of coffees. Their large could be a little bigger.

Thank freeportclaims
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
06:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 17:00
Thursday
06:30 - 17:00
Friday
06:30 - 17:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1709 S West Ave, Freeport, IL 61032-6767
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-297-9441
  • E-mail
Description
This is a warm, inviting and friendly place with a relaxed but upscale atmosphere. Only the highest quality freshly roasted specialty coffees from around the world are used. We offer a full menu of espresso beverages, specialty tea, hot chocolate, steamers, fruit smoothies and more, plus a wonderful selection of pastries and baked goods. Panini sandwiches and soup are served daily for lunch. The breakfast menu includes breakfast panini, quiche, pastries, muffins, scones and other selections. Free wireless internet access is available. Drive-up window, carryout. Breakfast and Lunch: under $10.00. Credit Cards Accepted for Purchases $5 and Above.
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