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“My "coffee haven" in Evanston!”
Review of Unicorn Cafe

Unicorn Cafe
Ranked #12 of 18 Coffee & Tea in Evanston
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

For 4 years, this was my go to place when visiting Northwestern and Evanston. Wonderful, friendly, knowledgeable staff, great coffee and perfect sidewalk seating to people watch from. Anyone whose kids are starting at Northwestern should find this place ASAP during move-in weekend. You're welcome!

Thank Barry D
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Wandering around on street of Evanston I discovered this place by accident, it was mainly because on a lazy morning where most places very totally empty this place was jam packed at 8 AM in the morning!

And I definitely believe in following the crowd when it comes to food!

So there I was! the place calls itself cafe but it still has a typical American diner charm! The food is a mix of what you can expect in a cafe and in a dinner...the standard brakfast fare...sandwiches, coffee, breads...I had a grilled cheese sandwich with swiss cheese ...and coffee...the sandwich was served with slices of sweet melon!!!

The food was great, the service was quick and friendly and overall I loved the place because its transports you in the era of classic diners and cafes...a wonderful place to hangaround with friends!!!

Thank Dhaval_the_explorer
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

Love the atmosphere here -- not so "sleeked up" like many coffee shops. they have a huge group of regulars, nice rotating art displays, good coffee and, my favorite, blueberry scones. Also make a nice grilled cheese sandwich.

1  Thank outoford
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Reviewed 29 May 2012

I don't like chains (Panera, Starbucks & co.), so this was a pleasant surprise. Good coffee, nice homemade muffins and scones.

Thank RogerZurich
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

They have wonderful coffee there. Many Northwestern students go there. There are many students doing their work on their laptops. They have delicious snacks too! It is in a central location near Campus and have long hours.

Thank mathteacher1225
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