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By Noelle Rogers

At the heart of the University of Northwestern’s lively campus, Heritage Café Coffee Shop provides a welcoming haven for students seeking a break from their busy schedules. With its welcoming ambiance and friendly staff, this cafe has become an integral part of daily campus life.
“The Heritage Café has seamlessly woven itself into my daily schedule. I can enjoy a nice drink while getting my work done. It’s not just a place to grab a quick bite; it’s a spot for community, friendship, and fun.” – Olivia Slavik (Senior Ministry Major)
Open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, it’s become the go-to spot for those looking to relax before chapel or grab a quick bite between classes.
“I love interacting with all the students, they are so positive and it is a great environment. It’s a very cheerful place to work, and a good way to spend my day.” – Elliana Meier (Heritage Café Employee)
Heritage Café is known for its diverse menu, offering a variety of beverages, from expertly crafted teas to aromatic refreshments. They also provide accessible food options like to-go salads, sandwiches, and fruit cups. Whether you’re cooling down with ice cream or warming up with a hot drink, the cafe has you covered.
The coffee shop does an exceptional job rotating drinks on and off the “Specials Menu” to keep up to date with each season. With the cold winter quickly approaching, the cafe has your back. This coming November, the “Campfire Mocha” drink is making its debut. Buckle up to experience the thrilling and delicious taste that this new drink offers. The campfire mocha makes the harsh winter a bit more bearable.
As an integral part of campus life at the University of Northwestern, the Heritage Café Coffee Shop has become a beloved hub for students over the years. Mark your calendars and make a pit stop at the Heritage Café in early November to experience the cozy, campfire mocha. Warm up your winter with us and don’t miss out on this special, limited drink!