changing the world one cup at a time


familydateatOverlfow.jpegOverflow is more than your typical coffee shop.

Our hope is to inspire a genuine and local community of people who change the world with their purchasing power, time, and talents.

 We hope you'll check us out soon and see for yourself! 

Hours: Mon-Sat 7am to 8pm, Sun 8am to 6pm

Address: 1550 S State St - Chicago, IL 60605

We have FREE WI-FI.  Just ask for the password when you place your order. 

We accept all major credit cards but prefer cash.


While your on our site, we suggest you do these 2 things:

1. Join our online community for specials news, discounts, and more!

2. Get inspired in your own world changing endeavors.  Check out the latest from our blog.  



I know it sounds cliche but it's true those who change the world are those who persevere.  We talked a lot about perseverance when we were celebrating our 4 year anniversary of opening Overflow.  Today, we're starting to see the rewards of that perseverance and can say it was totally...

We released a video last week that tells a story of Juan the coffee farmer and what it's like to produce and sell coffee.  It's a composite story that represents the reality for the average small coffee farmer.  There are about 23 millions farmers like Juan who, with the Coyote...

I'm partway through a book Brandon gave me for Christmas.  He saw it and thought I should have it because of how much I talk about treating human beings as human beings.  It's called Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family.  At first I was...