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. Oh, and a full in-house menu.
Pro Tip: Follow the rich, toasted aromas wafting out onto the street.
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.
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 the Monarch Theatre dinner and a movie deal.
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.
Want to stay downtown? Check out the Hat’s two newest cafes, The Copper Leaf Cafe and Country Crumbs Cafe. Both offer fresh-baked goods, a range of coffee to choose from and a cozy atmosphere.