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Gift cards for the holidays

Gift cards for the holidays

It’s never too late to get a gift card for friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, South Siders, foodies, deliverypersons, DJs, and major crushes! Stop in any of our four locations and purchase gift cards in any amount for the people you truly care about. Gift cards can be used at any of the four locations. Not available […]

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Thanksgiving hours 2016

Thanksgiving hours 2016

Will your Bridgeport Coffee shop be open during Thanksgiving weekend? Yes, but not on Thursday. Check the hours of your favorite location… Bridgeport Coffeehouse at 31st & Morgan 3101 S Morgan Street Chicago IL 60608 773.247.9950 Wed 11/23   6am – 9pm Thanksgiving CLOSED Fri 11/25 6am – 9pm Sat 11/26 7am – 9pm Sun 11/27 7am – […]

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Five (or 7) reasons to order your coffee online

Five (or 7) reasons to order your coffee online

Why is ordering your coffee online so awesome? 1. Freshness first. – Online orders get first dibs on the freshest coffee. (But we have additional thoughts about that topic in case you’re interested.) 2. What you want, when you want. Availability of your favorites – Your favorite roast(s) are not always in the stores at […]

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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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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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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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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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Bubbly Bourbon

Bubbly Bourbon

Just in time for the hot weather… Bubbly Bourbon! 1. Pour a shot of your favorite bourbon into a 16-oz glass half-filled with ice cubes. 2. Fill the glass with Bubbly Creek Soda, stir and serve. No need for garnish, but lemon or mint can add some extra zip. You should be 21 to make […]

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