Milwaukee, WI- Colectivo Coffee Roasters announced today that it plans to open two new Chicago cafes: a location in the Ravenswood neighborhood at 1825 W Lawrence Ave (corner of W Lawrence Ave & N Wolcott Ave) and a location in the Southport neighborhood at 3258 N Southport Ave (corner of N Southport Ave & W School St.) Both locations are expected to open in late 2024/ early 2025.

Milwaukee-based Colectivo Coffee is known for its distinct cafe spaces, bright patios, signature coffee drinks and made from scratch food. Each cafe will offer a full menu of Colectivo signature espresso drinks, coffee and cold brew on tap, all-day breakfast, freshly prepared sandwiches and homemade bakery items from their own bakery.

Each location will be uniquely designed to be integrated into their respective neighborhoods and will be approximately 2100 square feet with indoor seating for 40 and outdoor seating for 30. The Ravenswood location will also feature a 400 square foot mezzanine overlooking the cafe.

“We are honored and thrilled to serve two amazing new neighborhoods,” said Scott Isabella, President of Colectivo Coffee. “These new cafes will uphold our commitment of being community gathering spaces.”

Colectivo was founded in Milwaukee in 1993 and opened its first Chicago location in 2017. It currently has five Chicago-area locations: Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, Logan Square, Evanston and Andersonville, along with 15 cafes in Milwaukee and Madison, WI. These two cafes will bring the company’s total to 22 cafes.

About Colectivo: Colectivo Coffee has been dedicated to delivering a remarkable coffee experience since 1993. Each batch of coffee is roasted by hand on a pair of vintage machines in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood. Along with coffee, customers can enjoy made-from-scratch food at their unique cafes in Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee. Learn more at

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