Two or Four Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Café Food and Drinks at Curt's Café (40% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Dine on breakfast and lunch or lattes and sweets at a nonprofit restaurant, which offers job training and life skills for at-risk youth

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $12 for two Groupons, each good for $10 worth of café food and drinks ($20 value)
  • $24 for four Groupons, each good for $10 worth of café food and drinks ($40 value)

View the menus for the Central Street location and the Dempster Street location.

Curt's Café

In many ways, Curt's Café is very traditional. Inside both Evanston locations, you'll find freshly brewed coffees; housemade pastries, soups, and sandwiches; and even free WiFi. But Curt's mission extends well beyond just feeding hungry customers or giving them a cozy space to work and socialize.

That's because the café doubles as a nonprofit organization that provides job training and mentorship for local at-risk youth. Indeed, these young people—all of whom are aged 15–22 mostly from the Evanston area—are the proverbial coal that powers the café's day-to-day operations. They cook, they clean, and they assist customers, but more importantly, they gain vital job and life experience to help them now and in the future. Curt's hopes to break a cycle of incarceration, unemployment, and homelessness for them and the rest of the community.

Typically, Curt's enrolls four or five students at a time. In addition to their onsite training, the students receive a stipend and collaborate with social workers to further their development. But they're also the driving force behind the café's creative menu, which employs local, seasonal ingredients and frequently debuts inventive specials. It all falls in line with the vision of founder Susan Trieschmann, who opened Curt's in 2012 with the mantra "Dine with purpose."

Customer Reviews

Great food, great service, great cause
Richard K. · December 2, 2016
Difficult placing the order (called a few times but didn't get an answer) but good food. Will return...
Milcah S. · November 29, 2016
nice place, it feels like your in someone's home. Waitstaff is always courteous, Pastries are excellent and prices are reasonable.
Alice C. · November 14, 2016
Merchant Location Map
  1. 1

    Gross Point

    2922 Central Street

    Evanston, IL 60201

    +18478688385

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  2. 2

    Far North Side

    1813 West Dempster Street

    Evanston, IL 60201

    +12249997640

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