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Holiday hours 2018

Holiday hours 2018

With the holidays upon us, please be aware of these special dates and holiday hours… The last day for online coffee and gift orders to guarantee arrival before Christmas is December 14. Below are the special holiday hours for each of our four locations: Original Bridgeport 31st & Morgan & Hyde Park Christmas Eve – […]

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Bulk coffee with FREE shipping

Bulk coffee with FREE shipping

NEW… 5-pound bags of coffee — shipped FREE! A five-pound bag of coffee weighs 80 ounces — equal to over 6-1/2 regular bags of coffee (at a standard 12 ounces). The coffee in a 5-pound bag at a price of $59 would cost over $79 in 12-oz. bags. That’s an insane 25% savings just by buying bulk! And, best […]

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FREE SHIPPING all the time!

FREE SHIPPING all the time!

As of today, our online store now offers FREE SHIPPING, all the time, for all orders of $59 or more. Send coffee sets or handmade coffee mugs as gifts, stock up on bulk coffee for your home or office, get green coffee beans for home roasting — all shipped for FREE with every qualifying order. […]

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Open House Chicago 2018

Open House Chicago 2018

Open House Chicago is the architectural weekend (October 13 and 14 this year) when some of Chicago’s most interesting private buildings open their doors to the public. Chicago is world-renowned for its architecture, and for one weekend a year we get the opportunity to take a peek into hundreds of buildings that are otherwise inaccessible […]

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What do these Chicago universities have in common?

What do these Chicago universities have in common?

Q: Each of these Chicago universities, graduate schools, and related educational institutions is within two blocks of something. But what? A: Our newest location at Michigan & Jackson in the Loop.  

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Santa Elena – El Corozo – Bourboncillo

Santa Elena – El Corozo – Bourboncillo

Bridgeport Coffee is proud to offer an extraordinary new coffee — Finca Santa Elena – Bourboncillo — with an important and amazing backstory, recounted by our president and founder: For years Fernando and Ernesto Lima and I have discussed the value of single-variety offerings. Historically, the strategy has been to diversify plantings to manage risk […]

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Santa Elena – Yellow Honey Prep

Santa Elena – Yellow Honey Prep

This year Fernando Lima did some special processing for us of the coffee from his organic farm, Santa Elena. The process is called Yellow Honey. Brief description: instead of removing all the fruit from the coffee seed (what everyone calls the bean) before drying, a little is intentionally left remaining. The seeds are then put […]

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Announcing a new way to buy Bridgeport Coffee: Javaya

Announcing a new way to buy Bridgeport Coffee: Javaya

We are glad to announce a new partner through which you can purchase Bridgeport Coffee for home or office delivery: Javaya. Javaya offers “some of the best local coffee roasters in the world,” letting you “explore a huge range of high-quality, locally roasted coffee.” Although our online store will continue to offer your favorite roasts, […]

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El Salvador travel journal 2018

El Salvador travel journal 2018

The El Salvadoran travel journal of Jesús De Jesús, Director of Wholesale Operations for Bridgeport Coffee, who visited our relationship farms in January 2018. Day One: The return How happy I am to meet old friends again and to revisit all the beautiful people I met on my first Bridgeport Coffee trip last year! Arriving […]

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Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Observations from Mike Pilkington, founder of Bridgeport Coffee One day last summer, I received an email from Joel Hammernick, who heads Sunshine Ministries in the Woodlawn community. I worked closely with Joel and his wife Paula during the time they opened Greenline Cafe on 61st St. The email introduced me to a man named Claude […]

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Holiday hours 2017

New Years Hours Morgan St Sunday 31st  Close @ 6pm Monday 1st Closed Tuesday 2nd Regular Hours Hyde Park Sunday 31st  Close @ 6pm Monday 1st Closed Tuesday 2nd Regular Hours South Loop Sunday 31st  Close @ 8pm Monday 11-7pm Tuesday 2nd Regular Hours   Christmas Hours Morgan St Sunday 24th Close @ 6pm Monday 25th Closed Tuesday 26th Regular Hours Hyde Park Sunday […]

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