Café Descartes is a premier Chicago café in operation since 1991 dedicated to serving the best coffee in Chicago. The flagship location is located at the heart of Michigan Avenue, on the river at Wacker Drive. The ambience and the views make Café Descartes worth the trip. Ample seating with great views makes Café Descartes on Michigan Avenue a great place to stop off for a little reprieve from your day.
We only serve the best locally roasted Chicago coffee and premium teas. Plus, our menu features unique food items, like our famous Oatmeal Latte.
Plus, did you know we have six more locations around Chicago? Stop on in at any of these locations for the same great coffee, tea and cafe style food items, plus a relaxing environment where you can chat with your friends, have a meeting, study, or simply sit back and take in the views.