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Lit Espresso (College St.)

Posted by Staff / Posted on January 1, 2011

Lit Espresso College TorontoLit Espresso has opened a second location in Toronto - this one on College Street near Ossington. Like the Roncesvalles original, there's Stumptown coffee on offer, plus plenty of seating and free WiFi.



Kent / June 9, 2011 at 04:41 pm
This is the goddamn best cafe in the world.
Angela / June 9, 2011 at 06:05 pm
Agreed! Best cafe, best people, best cappuccino.
Brit / June 9, 2011 at 08:10 pm
Some of the best people I know making some of the best coffee I ever tasted.
Veronica / December 9, 2011 at 02:33 pm
I've lived in the area for over 20 years and by far this is an absolute treasure to have in the hood! I've been a fan since day one! Great people, amazing coffee!!!
Andre / March 17, 2013 at 03:38 pm
Just moved in the area, espresso is outstanding. Servers and owner are very pleasant.
Sean / April 16, 2013 at 11:29 am
Inspected on: April 8, 2013
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2).
Crucial infractions include: N/A
David replying to a comment from Sean / April 16, 2013 at 03:42 pm
That post on Blogto pointing to a yellow pass was incorrect and fixed on the original post.
Joseph / April 16, 2013 at 04:20 pm
Live in the area and love this place, coffee and service is always great.
This whole "yellow" is kind of getting tiresome, it's a Red or a Green....
Steve / June 3, 2013 at 08:17 am
It puzzles me why it is that people find the coffee good. I drink straight espresso and I find it pretty sour and acidic. IMO greengrind and CSI do way better coffee. I think anyone that puts the headline "why is out coffee so damn amazing" is probably beyond the stage of learning what good coffee actually is like. The trouble with Lit is that even if you opt out of a coffee, which, like I said is undrinkable, then you have to pick from among some pretty pathetic teas. I personally have my beverage elsewhere and just go to enjoy the space and the vibe which is very favourable.
Isadore / October 11, 2013 at 03:17 pm
Hey Steve (comment above mine) - let me solve the riddle for you. I don't "know" a lot about roasting, etc,. but I know what I like re: taste. Besides Sense Appeal, almost everyone else is pulling Social - which I find lacks flavour. I absolutely adore Lit's coffee (and service, food, etc). I'd say the same for Sam James, but I want to sit while I drink.
Martha / May 20, 2014 at 03:30 pm
I'm kinda with steve here, the place is great, great food, awesome staff, but the coffee is just not good, the flavours are just not there, very bland and sour. It's made beautifully but those beans are no good.
Queen Dean / May 20, 2014 at 04:19 pm

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