So much coffee, so many baked goods! Check out a handful of the city's exceptional cafes.
This quirky place roasts freshly imported beans from all over the world to perfection. Fresh roast beans can be ground and bagged to suit your home brewing machine. The staff will treat you like family and make you feel like you’ve found your second home.
Pro Tip: Follow the rich, toasted aromas wafting out onto the street.
Facebook — @madhatterroastery
Instagram — @mhroastery
Nosh. is a modern coffee shop beaming with energy. It offers quality sandwiches, salads, soups, and snacks. Hot or iced coffee and alcoholic cocktails are made to serve. Located inside the Kolab building along Second Street, where a handful of businesses co-exist, you can Nosh. until your heart’s content.
Pro Tip: Ask what their daily crafted soup of the day is.
Facebook — @nosh.
Instagram — @nosh.mh
A hip shop with exposed brick walls and an always buzzing espresso machine. The baristas have some impressive creations up their sleeves, including The Root Beer Godfather, a chilled concoction made up of local Hell’s Basement root beer, two shots of espresso, and a little bit of cream.
Pro Tip: Ask your barista which lavish baking would pair with your coffee choice.
Facebook — @stationcoffeecompany
A bright and roomy gallery which showcases the original artwork of a variety of local artists. You’ll find inspired comfort food like sandwiches, delicious homemade soups, freshly roasted coffee, specialty tea ‘bible’ and in-house made desserts.
Pro Tip: Ask about lunch features like the 'Main St. Sandwich' named after historic 2nd St.
Facebook — @inspirestudioandcafe
675 2nd St. SE
Everything at The Copper Leaf Café is local - including the art on the walls. This small café is tucked away in a downtown business building and offers fresh-baked goods, coffee, and their well-known charcuterie boards. Owned by a husband and wife duo, Copper Leaf has something for everyone.
Pro Tip: Ask about the Kindness Box, which raises proceeds for children’s mental health initiatives in Medicine Hat.
Facebook — @thecopperleafcafe
Instagram — @thecopperleafcafe
104-579 3 St. SE
Just across Finlay Bridge over the South Saskatchewan River sits the lovely Zucchini Blossom Market & Cafe. A short drive from downtown, Café Verve on Dunmore Road will share their passion for coffee, tea, fresh-made food and live music with you. Along Highway 3, perfect if you're traveling through, is Homestead Market Inc., where you can go inside to grab a coffee and shop, or go through their Drive Thru for a quick pick-me-up.
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