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M Square Coffee

123 Queen St. West, Unit C24 647.350.6444 Website
M Square Coffee

M Square Coffee is the latest independent coffee shop to bring a caffeine jolt to the Financial District. Tucked under the Sheraton Centre, the cafe brings some carefully-chosen coffee and...


Kaffebar

2830 Dundas St. W. 647.388.0188 Website
Kaffebar

Kaffebar is adding a cachet of cool to the more desolate side of the Junction east of Keele. A little over a week old, this small, Norwegian-inspired coffee bar embraces...


Contra Cafe

1028 Shaw St.
Contra Cafe

Contra Cafe is tucked in the corner spot on Shaw at Yarmouth. Many may remember this location as the home of Hub Coffee and Locavorium but they've moved on to...


Bud's Coffee Bar

1934 Queen St. East Website
Bud's Coffee Bar

Bud's Coffee Bar opened in the Beaches at the end of August, taking over the middle third of what used to be a Binz store. (Quality caffeine over containers, I...



Gong Cha Tea

3636 Steeles Ave. East 905.604.9323
Gong Cha Tea

Gong Cha aims to change the way you enjoy your bubble tea. The brand-new flagship Canadian store of this humongously large international chain, located on the ground level of...


Cafe Plenty

1 King St. West 416.585.7842 Website
Cafe Plenty

Cafe Plenty recently opened a second location, this time in the heart of the Financial District at 1 King West. Like the first location on Dundas just west of University,...


Tandem Coffee

368 King St. East Website
Tandem Coffee

Tandem Coffee just opened in Corktown on King St., in a little sliver of one of those old houses, and it is as cute inside as it is out. Former...


The Social Gardener

1326 Gerrard St. East 416.465.6021 Website
The Social Gardener

The Social Gardener is a cafe and community space/resource centre for immigrant women located in Little India. While the cafe is open to the public at large, The Social Gardener...



Louie Craft Coffee

1187 King St. West Website
Louie Craft Coffee

Louie Craft Coffee popped up in Liberty Village recently, marking itself as the area's new go-to coffee joint. Opened by a pair of wise sisters, the space is both sleek...


Marvel Coffee

6 Donlands Avenue 416.887.6245 Website
Marvel Coffee

Marvel Coffee opened just steps from the Donlands subway station, bringing some fine coffee and treats to your TTC travels, or a stroll on that stretch of the Danforth. You...


Portland Variety

587 King St. West 416.368.5151 Website
Portland Variety

Portland Variety has taken over the coveted spot at the corner of Portland and King formerly occupied by KiWe Kitchen. The cafe (and soon to be launched restaurant in the...


Dundas and Carlaw

1173 Dundas St. E 647.639.7281 Website
Dundas and Carlaw

Dundas and Carlaw took over from the old Lolabar space at; you guessed it, Dundas and Carlaw. The space has been transformed with white subway tiles, vaulted ceilings with chandeliers,...



Sense Appeal (Etobicoke)

2814 Lake Shore Blvd. W 416.255.5665 Website
Sense Appeal (Etobicoke)

Sense Appeal has opened a major headquarters on Lake Shore, and it's big. Taking over a former restaurant, the space is vaulted and wide, and they've done a great job...


Propeller Coffee

50 Wade Ave. 416.479.3771 Website
Propeller Coffee

Propeller Coffee offers a good reminder that one of the few bright sides to watching the urban industrial heritage of your city disappear is that whole new areas, once known...


Jimmy's Coffee (Gerrard St.)

82 Gerrard St. W 416.901.2289 Website
Jimmy's Coffee (Gerrard St.)

Jimmy's Coffee has opened another little coffee house, dwarfed by the giant towers and buildings surrounding Gerrard and Yonge. This is becoming something of a signature for Jimmy's Coffee, to...


Balzac's (Market St.)

10 Market St. 416.368.4949 Website
Balzac's (Market St.)

Balzac's has opened its eighth cafe in the burgeoning Market St. area. It's a suitable place, with its cobblestones, wide patios and plenty of tourists and city dwellers hitting the...



Atlas Espresso Bar

550 Front St. West 416.472.8527 Website
Atlas Espresso Bar

Atlas Espresso Bar has quietly creeped into a neighbourhood that doesn't quite feel like one yet. The bright and minimalist room is on Front Street, just west of Portland in...


Sam James (Ossington)

1000 Queen St. West Website
Sam James (Ossington)

Sam James Coffee Bar has pencilled itself into Lower Ossington, but be careful - blink and you'll miss it. You can recognize it by that signature diamond on the door,...


Madhus Cafe

982 Kingston Rd. 647.464.6541 Website
Madhus Cafe

Madhus Cafe must be an ironic name, for the Upper Beaches cafe is anything but a mad house. Instead, when I walk into the cafe on Kingston Rd., I'm enveloped...


Play Cafe

1517 Bayview Avenue 416.399.2627 Website
Play Cafe

Play Cafe at Bayview and Millwood is a great place to bring little ones. Designed to be family-friendly, there are two play areas designed for different age groups. The first,...



Extra Butter

283 Roncesvalles Ave. 647.340.7791 Website
Extra Butter

Extra Butter, a new coffee shop in Roncesvalles, has quickly taken over the old Gurts space just south of Geoffrey St. The counter has been pushed all the way to...


Pilot Coffee Roasters

50 Wagstaff Dr. 416.546.4006 Website
Pilot Coffee Roasters

Pilot Coffee Roasters have outdone themselves. They moved the roaster at Te Aro into 50 Wagstaff Drive, making a combination roastery, lab, tasting bar and distribution centre that's slick, gorgeous...


The Coffee Bar

346 Front St. West 416.792.8840 Website
The Coffee Bar

The Coffee Bar is right on trend with the moment we're having where country has suddenly taken hold in Toronto. Following in the footsteps of late night spots like Boots...


Oscar Coffee & Espresso Bar

2377 Queen St. East 647.350.2377
Oscar Coffee & Espresso Bar

Oscar Coffee & Espresso Bar occupies a nice corner spot at Queen East and Beech Ave deep into the Beaches neighbourhood. Transformed from the previous Best Coffee House by owners...



Boxcar Social

1208 Yonge Street 416.792.5873 Website
Boxcar Social

Boxcar Social, the latest coffee and wine bar in the Summerhill area of Yonge, owes part of its name to the train bridge and old station just steps away. The...


9 Bars

46 St. Clair Ave. E 647.831.5958 Website
9 Bars

9 Bars, a new coffee shop on St. Clair just east of Yonge, is a welcome addition to the neighbourhood, where such intimate quarters are few and far between. As...


The Fifth Cafe

225 Richmond St. West 416.979.0390 Website
The Fifth Cafe

The Fifth Cafe, the newest addition to the Fifth Complex on Richmond, is smack dab in the middle of the Club district, but man, what a bore. Dressed up like...


Hola Cafe

1298 Queen St. E 647.350.1298 Website
Hola Cafe

Hola Cafe in Leslieville strives for a Latin vibe, and on that end it scores. The walls are cocoa brown, the counter is done in chilli red tile, the tables...



Brickyard Grounds

1289 Gerrard St. E 416.465.4444 Website
Brickyard Grounds

Brickyard Grounds, at the southwest corner of Greenwood and Gerrard, is a fantastic addition to the neighbourhood. Just steps from Greenwood Park, it's sure to become a pit stop for...


Red Eye Espresso

29 McCaul St 416.598.0598 Website
Red Eye Espresso

Red Eye Espresso is tucked away in a little space just off of McCaul Street. Clearly designed to catch the OCAD crowd, it's white as gessoed canvas, with little flashes...


Tea Dot Coffee

233 College St. 647.865.5985 Website
Tea Dot Coffee

Tea Dot Coffee, a new indie coffee shop on College Street just past Spadina, is the latest place for a coffee fuel-up on near the University of Toronto. Having just...


Hub Coffee House (Dovercourt)

983 Dovercourt Rd. 647.347.7789 Website
Hub Coffee House (Dovercourt)

Hub Coffee House on Dovercourt is what you get when you've cornered the market in a given neighbourhood. This just opened, second location to the Hub Coffee House and Locavorium...



Empire Espresso

668 College St. 416.792.8890 Website
Empire Espresso

Empire Espresso has one of the prettiest espresso machines I've ever seen. The La Marzocco machine at College Street's newest coffee shop is covered with a custom silkscreen adhesive in...


Roll Play Cafe

10A Edward St. 416.904.8483 Website
Roll Play Cafe

Roll Play Cafe opened in September just north of Yonge and Dundas, offering a selection of board games to play while enjoying a coffee, quick snack, or your next meal....


Flying Pony

1481 Gerrard St Website
Flying Pony

Flying Pony is a new cafe in Little India that serves up its coffee and baked goods with a side of fine art. The coffee shop, which opened in the...


Super-Jet International Coffee Shop

346 Dupont St. Website
Super-Jet International Coffee Shop

Super-Jet International Coffee Shop opened a few weeks ago along the Annex's northern edge on Dupont Street just west of Spadina. When I arrive on a particularly sunny and...



Nespresso Toronto

159 Cumberland St. 855.325.5781 Website
Nespresso Toronto

Nespresso, the flagship Toronto boutique and cafe from the international coffee magnate opened last week where the Cumberland Cinemas used to be. The space, transformed by Italian architect Goring and...


FormoCha Bubble Tea

55 Eglinton Ave East 416.545.0007 Website
FormoCha Bubble Tea

FormoCha Tea House is, at first glance, just another bubble tea shop near Yonge and Eglinton. But just like a Transformer robot, there's more to it than meets the eye....


Easy Drink Easy Go

5423 Yonge Street 647.748.5423
Easy Drink Easy Go

Easy Drink Easy Go is proof in the value of double-takes. While you may at first glance not see this bubble tea spot when walking on Yonge Street after a...


Crema Coffee

3079 Dundas West 416.767.3131 Website
Crema Coffee

Crema Coffee holds bragging rights as the first of many fashionable cafes to grace the Junction. Don't get me wrong, though: it's fashionable in a true-spirited kind of way. It...



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  • Kaffebar I have also been KB few times. The coffee is excellent and so is the service. Kim is doing great job so far! Love the design of the space,...
  • Havana Style Cafe & Gallery Five of us went there this past Saturday night and we loved it. Each one ordered something different and we were sampling each other's sandwiches .. will definitely go...
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  • Capital Espresso @Kai: You're a whining baby. But you fit right in with the complainers of comment sections. Capital is a great, little place. No better or worse than te aro, Mercury,...
  • The Grind I went here recently and the owner short-changed me with attitude! My bill came to $11.42, which should've been rounded down to $11.40. He charged me $11.45 and when I...
  • Kaffebar I've been there a few times now and it has really become a little gem of the neighbourhood. The coffee and service are great :)
  • Contra Cafe I live very close by. They most certainly did kick out the Hub. That is precisely what happened. My understanding is that the owners of the Hub were...
  • Capital Espresso I kind of agree that this place is a magnet for the aging hipster type, you will see one sipping on the bench as you enter. If that's your thing...
  • The Black Canary Espresso Bar (Yonge) I'll second the bitterness - dont they keep the espresso machine at temperature?
  • M Square Coffee Breath of fresh air in the PATH. Not a coffee drinker but an instant regular. Spicy Masala Chai here is unliek any other Chai out there. Not...
  • M Square Coffee correction: they are not bearded, unsmiling, hipster baristas.... but it turns out (thanks Google!)that ......they are bearded, unsmiling, Australian/Canadian, musician, Christian baristas.....a seriously talented barista crew is what they really are......these...
  • M Square Coffee Today, I grabbed a group from the office and at 1:30 we headed north through the PATH and popped in. First impression is......it's got the look of the indie coffee...
  • Contra Cafe Those other six shops will be charging the same price for an Americano, unless they're using mediocre beans
  • Mercury Espresso Bar Stopped in last night before a long drive home with two others. All three of us ordered our drinks to go. Mine was a cortado. At no point did the...
  • Contra Cafe Sterile, boring, bland... and even at $3 for an Americano that's expensive. Try an $8.5 pre made sandwich that could have fit on a tea saucer. Seeing that there are...
  • Cafe M A very charming little cafe! The lady behind the counter was very friendly and the latte was delicious! I also tried a brownie - very good!
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  • City Bar THe espresso looks flat because it wasn't pressed right because the machine they use is automated (notice the buttons). The new automated machines produce lower quality espresso, runny and...
  • Mercury Espresso Bar The coffee at Mercury is just as amazing as any other fine espresso bar. I had dropped off my resume to be a barista there about two weeks ago. After...
  • M Square Coffee Fantastic, can't wait to try it!
  • Super-Jet International Coffee Shop Seriously, The service here is phenomenal. Simple, clean, unpretentious, and that blonde barista is both talented and dreamy.
  • Gong Cha Tea Tried this place last night an I gotta say for a so called international franchise this place was quite disappointing. Tea tasted watered down and not much difference in...
  • Dark City Coffee I tried dark city coffee based on some recommendations and the ability to choose the roast level. I noticed that all over the website they mentioned that if I am...
  • M Square Coffee The theory behind heating the burrs is: In periods of continuous use, all burrs will eventually heat up from the friction caused by the grinding process. In periods of low/no...


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