The Green Line Cafe

Nominated for: BEST Coffee Shop

Multiple locations (See Map)

The first Green Line Cafe opened in 2003 at a the corner of 43rd and Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia's vibrant University City neighborhood. We now have three locations within a 15-block radius of each other. As a local, family-owned business we strive to be a positive presence in the community where we live and work. Our goals as a business are:

1. To establish great places for the community to meet and hang out. To this end we serve excellent coffees, teas, and a variety of other quality foods, and emphasize friendly, welcoming service to all.
2. To be good neighbors. We hope our presence strengthens the viability of our local neighborhood by providing jobs/livelihoods in a healthy workplace, by maintaining the attractiveness of our shops and surroundings, by attempting to locally source as much of our food products as possible, and by offering our support to local community groups whenever we can.
3. To think globally. We serve an international population. Our main product, our coffee, would not come to us without the hard labor of people in far-away places. The Green Line is committed to serving fairly-traded, organic coffees, and to educate the public on fair-trade principles. We also aim to be gentle on the environment. We recycle anything we can, and use non-toxic, non-hazardous cleaning products.
4. To promote creative expression and ideas by supporting local musicians, artists, activists and thinkers with in-house events and by supporting other neighborhood cultural events.

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6 Tips from Voters

Maria P. on July 15, 2013

staff makes you feel U are visiting thier home, beverges are good & they showcase the best home made french ice cream by Weckerly's Ice Cream.

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Lindsey K. on August 19, 2012

So friendly! Also participates in lokalty, which means my morning java gets me something nice elsewhere. The free wifi is also lovely, and the drinks are cheap & good. Too bad they're cash only. :)

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Nick W. on July 31, 2012

I could vote for them for no other reason than its place in the history of the redevelopment of West Philly, but I love the coffee too! Go Green Line!

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Laurel H. on July 16, 2012

Great atmosphere, coffee, and food. Love to waste time here.

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Laurel H. on July 15, 2011

Oh so hip.

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