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“Best coffee in Evanston”

Brothers K Coffeehouse
Ranked #2 of 18 Coffee & Tea in Evanston
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is by far the best coffee in Evanston - one of the few places I really enjoy a cup of black coffee. The shop has a great atmosphere, the only downside is that it tends to become rather crowded.

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Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

The best espresso in Evanston, hands down. Perhaps amongst the best in Chicago.

It makes me smile to see people review espresso places based on decor, service, etc. If you are looking for a truly great espresso there are so few places that can serve this up. If you take milk in your beverage or are happy with any espresso then I can see paying attention to other details. If you drink espresso without milk and appreciate a finer cup then the other considerations are background noise.

These guys know their espresso and do it well. You can tell by their equipment, the use of high end freshly roasted beans, the attention to detail of the barista, that these folks are dedicated to delivering a superior product.

Now take the great product and add the friendliness of the staff and clean bright appearance of the shop and it earns 5 stars in my books.

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Reviewed 8 April 2013

I can't figure out how the brothers, John and Brian, who own this great coffee shop manage to remember everyone's name, but that is part of their charm. The coffee is great and they clearly take pride in their ability to serve a multitude of different drinks. The atmosphere is upbeat and it's a perfect place to kill a few hours on the Internet, talking with friends, reading the paper or just taking in the sights. If you want to know what it feels like to be an Evanstonian, this is the place to start. The staff is unbelievably friendly and they feature the work of local artists monthly. I love this place. For me, I cannot start the day without my morning coffee from Brothers K.

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Reviewed 14 December 2012

This is the very first coffee shop I've ever been to where both the coffee and the pastries are great. If you're one of the few who think Starbucks offers good pastry, Brothers K will show you the wider world of sweets discernment.

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Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 27 November 2012

We were introduced to Brothers K by a friend who lives down the street and highly recommend it. They have a great selection of coffee/tea, are super friendly, and in general the place has a great vibe. The locals love it and the store is always packed with people talking, playing games, doing work, etc.

Brothers K is everything a local coffee shop should be. Two thumbs up.

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Thank middpanther
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