Margarita European Inn Chicago North Shore Evanston - Evanston, Illinois, 60201, United States

Our Ugly Mugs

Once upon a time we tossed out overflowing bins of paper coffee cups… every day. Unable to ignore the significant landfill contribution, an idea was born: Ugly Mugs! Everyone has a few unpopular mugs gathering dust in the dark corners of the cupboard. Why not bring them out of hiding and show them a little appreciation? Here at the Margarita, we have greatly cut back on single use paper cups by encouraging our guests to donate their Ugly Mugs to our shared collection. Biodegradable cups with lids (and pretty wooden stirs) are still available to our “on the go” guests, while our regulars enjoy perusing the ever changing Ugly Mug offerings- which have significantly cut down on post consumer waste. The Mug Stack in our Parlor provides all of our guests with a bring one- take one, Open Mug policy so a favorite can be given new life! Please add to the Ugly Mug treasury on your next visit to the Margarita European Inn. Or take one home as a keepsake!

  • Ugly Mug 1216-14

This Ugly Mug was left here last week. Perfect for Christmas.

  • Christmas Ugly Mug

These "lovely" bears wrapping presents just capture the mood of the holiday. They win Ugly mug for today; bless their hearts.

  • Smile Mug
  • Queen ugly mug
Margarita European Inn Chicago North Shore Evanston
1566 Oak Avenue
Evanston, Illinois, 60201, United States
Call: (847) 869-2273
(847) 869-2353


The Margarita European Inn, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member©

Located in Evanston, just North of the Chicago city limits, and 2 blocks from major public transportation, the Margarita European Inn is conveniently located on a downtown tree lined street and is the perfect choice for your upcoming visit to Northwestern University or Chicagoland. As the only Boutique Hotel outside the city, whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, our 46 newly remodeled rooms are uniquely designed to accommodate your needs. Our Grand Parlor is a great place to visit with friends or enjoy a glass of wine in true European-Style. In summertime, our flowered outdoor roof deck offers a lovely skylight view. You may also find our cozy English library, filled with books for your reading enjoyment, a fine place to just sit back and enjoy life's finer pleasures.