1738 W 18 Street
Chicago, IL 60608
*Voted Best Local Coffee by Time Out Chicago!*
AboutNitecap Coffee Bar is a full-service espresso bar and BYOB cafe located in the heart of Chicago's historic Pilsen neighborhood. Our goal is simple: To provide the highest quality coffee, food and pastries with a side of genuine customer interaction. To help make this dream a reality, we happily feature HalfWit Coffee Roasters, Passion House, and local, small-batch roasters showcasing the best artisan coffees in Chicago, and highlighting the unique nuances and surprising range of flavors in each cup. In addition to food and drinks, we strive to: Promote social interaction and provide a casual community gathering place. Remain innovative in menu offerings and foster a creative environment for all Chicagoans.
~ COFFEE BAR~ Espresso: It's rich, hot and steamy, and our pour is heavy. Latte, Cappuccino, Americano, Machiatto... enough to keep visions of coffee beans dancing in your head!
Craft a custom drink with our homemade chocolate and syrups, or try a house concoction like a basil latte, and espresso shakeratto.
With notes of graham cracker and caramel sweetness, our Central American house brew is soft and light like a warm blanky.~ FOOD ~
We make it fresh. Vegan and vegetarian items always included.
Daytripper: Croissant or Bagel, Egg, and choice of Ham, Turkey, or Spinach and Tomato
100 Acre Salad: Mixed Greens, Apples, Grapes, Amonds, Vinaigrette
Chateaux Salad: Mixed Greens, Caramelized Lemon, Roasted Cauliflower, Spiced Habas, Vinaigrette
Quesadilla: Turkey, Mozzarella, Pesto
Panini Sandwiches & Wraps
Pesky Wabbit: Fresh Greens, Summer Vegetables, Aioli
The Great Gonzo: Crushed Garbanzos, Manzanilla Olives, Mix Greens, Garlic Aioli
Grilled Cheese: Cheddar, Provolone, Swiss
Prima Verde: Ricotta, Pesto, Spinach, Tomato
Elena Rigby: Turkey, Cream Cheese, Guava Jam, Arugula
Sliced Turkey: Turkey Breast, Caramelized Tomatoes, Arugula, Aioli
Topo Gigio: Fresh Ricotta, Pepperoni, Garlic, Olive Oil
*All come with your choice of Jalapeno Slaw or Roasted Potato Salad*
For the sweet at heart we have a variety of Donuts, Vegan Cookies, and other treats.
Come in and try our rotating selection of sandwiches, snacks, and fresh baked pastries!
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