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Donuts at all four locations

Donuts at all four locations

Fresh donuts now available at all four of our locations… new from Front Room Donuts, and handmade at our Beverly location. The crumbly one is called Oreo. The others are delicious too. Get ‘em when you see them, because they sell out daily! • Hey! Since you’re already here, why not send somebody (or yourself) some […]

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“Chicago Med” shoots in Hyde Park

“Chicago Med” shoots in Hyde Park

NBC’s Chicago Med spent Tuesday shooting at the Bridgeport Coffee location in the Hyde Park Art Center. The shop was transformed into a working television studio and closed for the day, but surprised customers received free coffee and donuts just for showing up, courtesy of NBC and Bridgeport Coffee. Two Bridgeport Coffee baristas —Ronald and Paris and — were cast as […]

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New El Salvador coffees have arrived!

New El Salvador coffees have arrived!

The new El Salvador coffees have arrived and we are ready to start roasting these excellent new beans! We’ll post here and on Facebook and Twitter when they become available in stores and our four locations. They’re here! First glimpse… Exhausted (but muscular) roasters… Beans, beans, everywhere is beans! These coffees were hand-selected by our roastmaster […]

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Secrets of the roast date

Secrets of the roast date

Contrary to popular belief, drinking a coffee that was roasted today is not necessarily better than a coffee that was roasted a week or even one, two or three months ago. Chasing “freshness” in roasted coffee will make you crazy and will also not guarantee you the best cup. That’s because roasted coffee can continue to develop […]

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El Salvador Origin Trip 2016

El Salvador Origin Trip 2016

The road from San Salvador to Santa Ana is diverse. The capital’s streets quickly give way to a highway that is full of people walking to bus stops where brightly colored busses take them across the country. In the summer of 2015 a bus strike was forced with the murder of a number of bus […]

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Beverly Opening

Beverly Opening

Monday, December 14, 2015, is the grand opening of our newest location in Beverly. Located at 9135 S. Western, the Bridgeport Coffee Beverly coffeehouse will feature coffee and espresso beverages, light meals, fast WiFi, and free parking for up to 18 cars. Our latest coffeehouse is located one block north of Original Rainbow Cone, a long-standing seasonal Beverly […]

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Gift ideas for 2015

Gift ideas for 2015

Looking for gifts for long-distance family members? Folks you used to work with? Coffee lovers on the other side of the city or the country? How about a little something for yourself? Here are a few ideas to get you started. Most popular are our 2-bag and 3-bag Gift Boxes. Each contains the roaster’s selection of […]

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Sneak peek at new Beverly location

Sneak peek at new Beverly location

We recently announced the coming launch of our fourth location in Beverly. Details on location and hours here. Here is a sneak peek at our progress on the buildout as we draw closer to the December opening (follow us on facebook, twitter and our blog for the exact date). Are you a barista or coffee professional? Join our new Beverly team, or send us your […]

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Announcing our fourth location

Announcing our fourth location

Bridgeport Coffee is proud to announce our fourth coffeehouse location in Beverly — coming soon in December 2015. After successfully opening our second and third locations in 2013, we are looking forward to bringing quality specialty coffees throughout the South Side of Chicago. Both Hyde Park and the South Loop have brought many new friends and neighbors to […]

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Discovering Vintage Chicago

Discovering Vintage Chicago

We were delighted to discover that Bridgeport Coffee is covered in the book Discovering Vintage Chicago. Author Amy Bizzarri has taken the unique location of our roastery (above Filbert’s Root Beer on Ashland Avenue) to launch a mini-story about our unique relationship with coffee growers. We especially love this quote: “Bridgeport Coffee is known for its unusual range […]

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