We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
9 E Stephenson St, Freeport, IL 61032-4235
+1 815-233-7300
07:00 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 33: English reviews
Level Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

9 East is a cute coffee shop in the downtown area of Freeport. They have a nice selection of beverages and foods - both baked goods and lunch eats. The atmosphere is fun and quirky. It's worth a visit.

Thank Kate P
Freeport, Illinois
Level Contributor
30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Nice, quiet place to relax over coffee. Staff is friendly. Quiche and soup make a great lunch. Prices are reasonable. I haven't tried any of their sweet pastries, but they look delicious.

Thank Barbara V
Freeport, Illinois
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very inviting atmosphere. Welcoming and warm. Great place to relax and unwind with a good book or friends. The food is amazing!! Soups are to die for.

Thank WhoDatgal10
Rockford, Illinois
Level Contributor
139 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went on a whim. We went late morning for lunch. I had the quiche and Waldorf salad with chai tea. The quiche was ok...crust a little soggy. The Waldorf salad was delish and plentiful. My tea great. My friend had the bbq pork with a side of potato salad and a caramel latte. He said everything... More 

Thank Pottman
Freeport, Illinois
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It's a chatty, chummy little place that seems to be quite popular with the locals.. Unfortunately the coffee is a little to light and nutty for me. I went with friends for lunch and was quite disappointed.

Thank Pat G
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

everything I have had there is very good. We had an excellent soup there one day at lunch and my girlfriend went back the next day for carryout. The salads are very good, the greens are fresh and mixed. The quiche is excellent.

Thank Louise r
Freeport, Illinois
Level Contributor
38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Casual lunch with a dear friend in an awesome atmosphere. Menu is limited but always fresh and delicious. We ordered the quiche. And always the greatest coffees in town!

Thank Diane S
Freeport, Illinois
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Brenda and her staff are so friendly to everyone. The food is always fresh, homemade, and changes daily. The homemade pies, cookies, and cakes are delicious. The restaurant has expanded to include a private room for parties and showers. Recently, they expanded again and have opened up access to the Pretzel Shop, where everything pretzel can be found. I also... More 

1 Thank jeanniebrinkmeier
Level Contributor
45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The coffee and smoothies are always good. They have the most delicious chicken salad sandwiches, plus there's always homemade hot dishes to choose from...not to mention sweet treats!

Thank Andrea B
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Wonderful soup! I have been there four times for area business, and have had four different kinds of soup...each one special! The quiche is amazing, and the pumpkin pie is out of this world! I can't wait for my next trip west.

Thank Steve T

Travellers who viewed 9 East Coffee also viewed


Been to 9 East Coffee? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 E Stephenson St, Freeport, IL 61032-4235
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-233-7300

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from 9 East Coffee staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?