Julius Meinl is a well-established company that began in Vienna, Austria in 1862. The company first made its name by selling roasted coffee beans, something brand new at the time. From there Julius Meinl has evolved into the powerhouse it is today. Chicago is the only place in the United States that has Julius Meinl retail coffeehouses and patisseries. Their coffee shop on Southport Ave. has a very European feel where guests are encouraged to take their time to relax and enjoy their food and drinks. Everything is made from scratch using the freshest and highest quality ingredients. They offer traditional Austrian foods like their very popular Gulasch and Spatzle as well as other tasty dishes like soups, salads, and sandwiches. One of their most popular dishes is the Kaisserkrainier Spatzle that is made with kale, caramelized onions, sausage, and Swiss cheese. Their breakfast menu has tons of delicious options too. Julius Meinl Baked Eggs are one of customersí favorites that come in many different styles. The original Baked Eggs are made with chives and come served with toast. The truffle oil, potato pancake, caramelized onions, and Parmesan baked eggs are another popular choice. Meinlís crepes and pastries are also phenomenal and made fresh daily. The Southport location also offers live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. They bring in local musicians who add the perfect touch of entertainment to the relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. They also have an outdoor patio for guests to enjoy their food and drinks outside when the weather is warm and beautiful. Julius Meinl doubles as a wholesale retail store as well. They sell their coffee beans, pastries, and even their dishware all at a great value. If you donít have time to dine-in at the coffee shop, customers may also get their orders to go. The overall experience at Julius Meinl is unique and gives customers a look into what European culture is like. The next time you want to slow down and enjoy a cup of coffee or delicious snack while leaving your worries behind, make sure to visit Julius Meinl!
3601 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60613