Osmium Coffee Bar

Dark Matter coffee is served at Osmium in Lakeview, and if you haven’t tried it, you really must.

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Dark Matter coffee’s manifesto states it strives to deliver the most intellectually  honest coffee you will experience through sustainability, fair business practices, and social responsibility. This is a big plus, but the taste is what sells the coffee drinks, for sure.20160608_122154

My personal favorite is the Mayan Mocha. It has chocolate, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and agave. But the drip coffee is also impeccable and your bottomless cup is only $3.

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It’s a colorful cafe in Lakeview on Belmont, a stretch of avenue where you cannot go a block or so without stumbling on coffee, but it’s worth the visit for the quality of their beans and for their Indy feel.

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There are two bars by the windows, several tables with electrical outlets alongside the wall, and picnic tables in their back patio for outside seating, some with umbrellas for shade.

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It can be a bit loud and the tables are a bit high for laptop typing, but somehow you get into the zone and things get done. I’ve spent a few afternoons here working and I’ve always been productive while enjoying quality coffee.

1117 W Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
773 360 7553 | 6:00 am – 9:00 pm Daily
Here’s another great writeup of Osmium in CUSP Magazine.

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