starbucks is great, but caribou is better. The number one reason i say, is that there are usually more people lounging around at caribou, and i like that. The single most important reason i go to caribou is to drink coffee AND use free wifi and surf the internet. At starbucks and other spots you have to pay for internet and i think that... that is waay overrated now a days. Internet should be free and at caribou it is, that's why i take my business to caribou. Also they have outlets so...view more you can plug in your laptop.view lessProvided by Citysearch
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it is a shame more 'Bous aren't around, because they are welcome oases from the yupped-out Starbucks and even the independent coffeehouses downtown. yeah, they're a chain, but i don't think that matters if they're brewing the best coffee around. even if you're not a straight-up coffee fan, their vanilla coolers are amazing and, sadly, addictive. even if the coffee was the same quality as anywhere else, the atmosphere alone is worth going in for... it's cozy, warm, and completely unp...view moreretentious (as, generally, is the staff). i am a devoted customer!view lessProvided by Citysearch
OKAY, I AM A STARBUCKS-AHOLIC, AND HAVE BEEN FOR YEARS. I EVEN LOVE THE URBAN SETTING-IT IS SO MY STYLE...BUT I FELL IN LOVE WITH CARIBOU THE MOMENT I STEPPED INSIDE.
THE COMFY, OVERSIZED FURNITURE AND LOG CABIN-APPEAL WELCOME YOU AND I COULDN'T HELP BUT FEEL LIKE I WAS ON THE SET OF ""FRIENDS"". WHAT A COOL HANG OUT!! EVEN HAS A COZY FIRE PLACE. LOVE THIS PLACE...AND THE COFFEE IS GREAT TOO.
Caribou Coffee is the best company ever invented and everyone that has access to one should visit it every single day. The service is great, the employees are great, and the product is fabulous! Keep up the good work, and as a side note, it should definately be rated higher than 9th!!! I LOVE THE 'BOU!!Provided by Citysearch
Caribou has the best tasting coffee... period! I'm a coffee junkie and I've tried Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Kafein (in Evanston), Seattle's Best... you name it! I don't know about the downtown locations, but I usually go to the one in Schaumburg (Roselle Rd.) and the one on Algonquin, just north of Golf Rd.Provided by Citysearch