Insomnia Cookies Opens University of Illinois Location to Satisfy Cravings All Day and Late into the Night

Insomnia Cookies Opens University of Illinois Location to Satisfy Cravings All Day and Late into the Night

May 25, 2023

Chicago, IL (May 22, 2023)Insomnia Cookies, the beloved cult brand known for serving warm cookies all day and late into the night, is set to open its ninth store in Chicago’s Near West Side. The new bakery, located between the University of Illinois Chicago’s main campus and the University of Illinois Hospital, marks the brand’s 13th store in Illinois and 241st location nationwide.  


Here to the rescue when that craving for something sweet hits (even at 1 a.m.!), Insomnia Cookies offers in-store, pickup, and delivery options for customers to experience the company’s signature warm, delicious cookies. From the Classic Chocolate Chunk cookie to favorites like Snickerdoodle and Confetti Deluxe, delicious Cookies IN Ice Cream flavors, decadent brookies, brownies, and blondies, a full slate of vegan options, and a frequently-rotating limited-edition menu, the brand’s offerings satisfy every sweet tooth – warm or cold.


In celebration of the new Chicago store, Insomnia Cookies will be holding a late-night in-store grand opening baked full of freebies, treats, and more.



·        Address: 1335 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL 60607

·        Store Hours:

o       Sunday 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

o       Monday 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

o       Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

o       Wednesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

o       Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM

o       Friday 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM

o       Saturday 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM



·        Date: Saturday, May 27, 2023

·        Time: 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM

·        Sweet Offers:

o       Starting at 8 PM, Insomniacs who visit the new Chicago store will receive 1 FREE classic cookie (no purchase required).

o       The late-night grand opening celebration will feature sweet giveaways, a prize wheel, a DJ, and more. Best of all, the first 50 people in line will receive a special gift!

o       15% of retail sales from 8 PM – 1 AM at the new Chicago location will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

*This does not include online orders for pickup or delivery from the Chicago bakery.


The new store will deliver to Insomniacs in the Near West Side, Lower West Side, and neighborhoods surrounding Douglass Park. Insomnia Cookies looks forward to satisfying the cravings of Chicago cookie lovers and UIC Flames alike.


Join the squad! The new Chicago location is hiring part-time cookie crew members, delivery drivers, and shift leaders. Interested applicants and cookie lovers are encouraged to apply now at


Download the Insomnia Cookies App! Satisfying your sweets cravings is made easy with the Insomnia Cookies app. Insomniacs can track their deliveries, re-order favorites, and receive the best deals that are only available in the app. Available in the App Store and Google Play Store.


About Insomnia Cookies

Insomnia Cookies is a rapidly expanding late-night bakery concept headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Founded in a University of Pennsylvania dorm room by then-student Seth Berkowitz, Insomnia Cookies has been feeding the insatiable hunger of loyal Insomniacs since 2003. Today, with more than 235 locations nationwide, Insomnia Cookies offers a wide variety of delicious cookies, ice cream, and other sweet treats in-store, for local delivery, and nationwide shipping. Details about Insomnia’s menu, delivery, and nationwide shipping options can be found here (late-night delivery until 1 a.m. or later). To place an order or learn more about Insomnia Cookies, visit Keep up-to-date on the latest cookie news and grand opening deals by following Insomnia Cookies on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok.


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