This is your List of the 5 Best Coffee Shops in Toronto
There is nothing like a great cuppa jo. A caffeinated mug of joy that helps many get through the morning, through a boring meeting, or simply through a first date. Coffee shops pop up on every corner nowadays with the rat race called life speeding by faster and faster. In light of this fast-growing trend and popularity, here are what we feel are 5 of the Best coffee shops in Toronto.
As a Starbucks snob, who enjoys lattes and collecting my bonus stars, I do step out of my familiar go-to in order to try some unique blends, crafted beverages, and be impressed with sophisticated foam art. It is a way of supporting local tourism and trying innovative blends and trends, while supporting the little guys in the global economy. For more local spots around the world, check out our Local coffee shops section.
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5 Best Coffee Shops in Toronto:
1) The Green Beanery
Located at Bloor and Bathurst across from the late Honest Ed’s shop, The Green Beanery is one of the best coffee shops in Toronto that boasts having the largest selection of coffee of all coffee shops in the world. With environmentalists founding and establishing this iconic coffee shop, enjoying a handcrafted beverage by one of their talented baristas supports the fair trade coffee industry and efforts to educate consumers on the current industry.
By enjoying a coffee here, you take the industry to positive levels by supporting farmers in Africa, Asia, Latin and South America who produce beautiful coffees in the niche market. These little guys are getting the recognition they deserve. It is crazy, but some coffees can become extinct. It is hard to believe that coffee can become extinct as we only think of animals have this ill-fated future. By supporting the Green Beanery, you are helping these endangered blends from this dark future. Plus, their coffees taste fantastic; especially paired with one of their daily baked pastries.
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3) The Sam James Coffee Bar
This swanky little coffee bar opened in 2009 and has been serving students and visitors ever since on Harbord street near the University of Toronto campuses. Nearby students, cyclists, and coffee lovers make this their destination all year round and enjoy a variety of roasts and flavours.
It’s a small swanky coffee house but one of the best coffee shops in Toronto that boasts a perfect break from the rat race with picture-perfect bespoke beverages that will not only give you the caffeine boost you desire, but also enhance any foodie Instagram profile.
4) Fahrenheit Coffee
A swanky coffee house on Lombard Street in the heart of Toronto’s city centre, Fahrenheit Coffee was awarded the Best Specialty Coffee House in Toronto since 2012. Head on over to this delightful cafe and enjoy the most social beverage out there. They recommend the Cortado, it is their favourite of all their drinks.
5) Manic Coffee
Conveniently located at Bathurst and College, head on over to this funky coffee house for a delicious espresso artistically made with beautiful foam art and perfectly paired with homemade pastry. Sometimes trying a coffee at an independent cafe is more satisfying as you are supporting artisans bringing fresh and different blends to its customers. These are some of the reasons why it is highly recommended as one of the best coffee shops in Toronto, Canada.
Coffee shops play such a huge role in society as a social and/or business meet-up venue. Pair this with deliciously brewed drinks and you have a perfect marriage of ambiance and taste. Manic’s cafe and drinks complement each other perfectly, giving customers that ultimate beverage experience.
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There are so many coffee shops, but these are our top 5 best coffee shops in Toronto. If you know of an exceptional java hut, let us know about it below! You can also check out what else is in store in Ontario!
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