The Common Cup

The Common Cup is a cafe in Rogers Park which can be found off the Morse Red line stop at 1501 W. Morse Avenue. I stopped by on a hot day for a cup of iced tea.  The place was pretty full with a wide variety of ice cream and baked goods.

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The tea I ordered was a bit burnt, bitter and highly disappointing. I would guess that it was just the batch because of how busy they were or that tea is not their strong suit. Their ice cream looked delicious but I didn’t end up trying it. The shop had a nice artsy vibe and apparently has performances almost every Friday.

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The Common Cup is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They save their tips to donate towards local non for profits. Overall it seems like a great place to get some ice cream and build community, I’m just still sad over my cup of iced tea.

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