Andrew St Right at the heart of Kensington Market, Moonbeam soaks in the laid back vibes of that neighbourhood. The super awesome part is they have lots of exposed greenery and botanical decor in their coffee shop like succulents, cacti, large droopy ferns, 'forever trees' and various flowers. Here at Indie88, coffee is a staple. They even deliver growlers of their popular cold-brewed iced coffee… by bike, of course. Their coffee selection is decent, but the calming atmosphere is really what you're going for here. This is not as much of a sit and enjoy place as get it to go. We hope you love eating our pastries as much as we love making it.
Jones, a Canadian Central Regional Barista Champion, is known for his attention to detail and desire to brew the perfect blend. If you have time to indulge, it's a slice of Paris in the middle of downtown Toronto. A bit later, he was back with a glass of water and a smile. A cinnamon thing - I beleive that's actually the name of it ahah. There are so many other amazing coffee shops in Toronto that it seems unfair to name just 12. Corktown Sumach Espresso is the new kid on the block in Corktown, thanks to owner Mike Cullen.
This modern café in Leslieville has one of the best patios a coffee shop has ever seen. This larger cafe space also features clever intrigues like a foosball table and an expansive merchandise wall. Too soon, of course, our trip to Toronto is over. The most Portland-sounding machine ever, the Steampunk is a variation of syphon brewing that results in a faster and more consistent product than most any other single-cup system. Corktown Odin is a søsken to Bathurst's Thor Espresso Bar, and its roasts are as striking as the Nordic influence.
Well one thing Fahrenheit did really well. With four locations in the city, Dark Horse has become a café destination for Torontonians. We do what we do because we are dedicated to nurturing and cultivating communities. They have different types of coffee beans you can choose from and the different types of drinks you can make from them. Watch the baristas create foam art on your drink as you munch on a fresh sandwich or seasonal parfait. Good times or bad, we need coffee, and Montreal is a good place to drink coffee.
The food is outstanding as the beverages; it's one of the few coffee houses in the city where you can also get a delicious burger made with naturally raised Wellington beef at lunch. They even gave my mom a free taste on the coffee and accommodated to my parents which I truly appreciate. They have local artists' works displayed all along the walls, and who's being featured changes every month. Dark Horse Espresso Where: 125 John St, 630 Queen E, 215 Spadina 102, 684 Queen St W, 682 Queen E, 416 Front St E This shop is located below a George Brown residence and it has 6 locations in Toronto Yep- it's a successful and well-loved spot. It is however bright, cheerful and clean. The King Street West spot solely uses a curated selection of single-origin beans, which pairs deliciously with snacks from and. Cafe Landwer Where: 165 University Ave This is more of a retro Meditteranean café, but students and 9-5 financial district workers can still be seen grabbing hot beverages from their gigantic, high-tech coffee machines.
Pick a window seat and take in views of the river. Photo cred - Ella's Uncle Dundas location Where: 916 Dundas St W The white walls and soft lighting in this place make you feel relaxed and comfortable. These locations across Toronto are much more imaginative study locations compared to your bland kitchen table or a library desk. For regular Joes, they offer an express side loaded with cafe pressing pots of international roasts. It has snug vintage rugs tucked under your plush sofa seating as well as practical wooden chairs for people in the zone. Annex The new-ish locale at Bloor and Brunswick sticks by The Common's standards -- great roasts, a friendly environment, and reinvigorating Harmony Organic milk drinks.
From old school to new school drinks, James has many tricks up his sleeve. The small shop at the corner of Church and Granby offers all your standard coffee drinks and then some, often served with a bulldog design. The cafe prides itself on experimentation, coming up with unique coffee and concoctions, like Kashmir chai lattes, which feature chunks of coconut and pistachios. They have a cozy little seating area in the back, away from people ordering things, where you can look out the window at their cute patio. Time to get the creative juices flowing! This is my first post and felt compelled because I'm blown away by how amazing this workplace is and how it shows in the relationships the baristas have with their customers. Aside from the long list of drink options, Crema also sells local pastries and their coffee beans.
One great thing is that they offer 3 types of beans to try for your espresso. The cortados and braised beef empanadas are worth the trip. It's a small shop, so not many places to sit down. Leisure implies financial comfort, freedom—at least temporary—from work. Arvo Coffee Where: 17 Gristmill Lane Arvo is Aussie slang for 'afternoon' and this lovely space is the unruffled spot in the Distillery District to enjoy a cup of hot coffee and do some work. Their second shop, Go Get Em Tiger, flips this standing-bar idea for more diner-style bar service in which patrons are circled around the barista area in order to encourage a more friendly environment. I'd be happy to come back here.
Summerhill This coffee and wine bar takes pride in serving one drip brew at a time -- it's an efficient tactic for emphasizing Boxcar's refined taste. Others, of course, use cafés as de facto workspaces, with caffeine helping fuel their creative contributions to the economy. I was expecting something else I suppose with all the amazing reviews. Please join us in creating a community that encourages social interaction and making new friends. Jimmy's Coffee Where: 191 Baldwin St There are dozens of Jimmy's Coffee scattered around Toronto but the coffee shop burrowed in Kensington is my favourite.