In recent years, Instagram has started to massively influence where people go on holidays, what they wear and what they eat – especially where they eat.
The vast majority of us are guilty of snapping pictures of our food or coffee before we tuck in and restaurants and cafes are well aware of that trend. So, it makes sense that the most Instagrammable cafes in Chicago have decor, dishes and drinks that are made for the ‘gram.
And you know what? We can’t deny that they’re absolutely beautiful. So, we wanted to round up the best cafe designs and the most creative coffee shops in Chicago. These are the places that you simply cannot afford to miss when arriving to the Windy City. Check out any one of the seven most Instagrammable cafes in Chicago for a quality coffee and some great vibes.
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Fieldhouse Jones is a dynamic boutique hotel with a banging coffee shop. They serve specialty coffee and cafe classics in their all-day cafe DropShot Coffee & Snack Bar, which is design porn at its best. Plus, the coffee is seriously good. So, charge your phone and prepare to send some serious FOMO your followers’ way.
This beautiful cafe and restaurant in the Restoration Hardware showroom has crystal chandeliers, a glass interior courtyard and endless Instagrammable touches. You’ll forget that you’re smack bang in the heart of the city as soon as you walk into the garden-style space. No doubt one of the most Instagrammable cafes in Chicago.
Joe & the Juice is trendy through and through. It’s the personification of the Insta Age of trendy, and we’re totally here for it. From their pink coffee cups to the modern interior design, there’s nothing about this chain of Chicago cafes that isn’t Instagrammable. We suggest exploring each one in-depth, as they’ve all got unique touches and hidden corners perfect for the ‘gram.
The coffee at Caffe Streets is ground on demand, so at the very least you know you’re sipping on some of the best coffee in Chicago. The wooden panelled interior is hip, modern, and ultra-trendy. Order a specialty coffee and get stuck into an afternoon photo sesh against any one of the impressively beautiful walls in the cafe.
If you’re able to get into the coveted Soho House in Chicago then absolutely plan to spend some time at The Allis. It’s equal parts trendy city cafe and quaint, quiet suburbian coffee house. However, it’s trendy through and through. Impressive chandeliers hang from the ceiling and allow light to bounce off all of the plush furniture and trendy alcoves. Simply put, it’s an Instagrammer’s dream.
Whether you head inside for a quality cup of coffee or not (definitely do), Hero Coffee Bar is perhaps one of the most Instagrammed cafes in all of Chicago. The alleyway leading to the cafe is framed by strung lights leading you straight to an industrial “coffee” sign. They roast their own coffee here, so snap a few shots outside and then head in for a delicious cappuccino.
Whitewashed walls, pretty lights, and bohemian-chic French decor make Maison Marcel one of the most Instagrammable cafes in all of Illinois. Even the chairs here are Insta-worthy. Cuddle up in a window booth, order some coffee and a few colourful macarons and start snapping away. It’ll be the trendiest Insta carousel you’ve ever uploaded.