With November’s chill setting in, it’s tempting to want to brew your own morning coffee to avoid the cooler weather. But, not only does Toronto have plenty of trendy, dreamy and cozy cafes that brew up a great cup of joe, some of them are situated in unique spots that you just can’t get from your own home.
Check out these unique places to get coffee in Toronto.
Bebop Joes offers the perfect setting for a coffee date, combining great coffee, music, and company. From its edgy storefront on Queen Street, you sense the shop’s unique vibe. Inside, it’s cozy, casual, and a fantastic spot to connect with fellow music enthusiasts. Spend your afternoon exploring vinyl records amid the aromatic influence of Moonbeam Coffee Company. As night falls, Bebop Joes transforms with regular live music. 960 Queen St. W.
AM Coffee Studio
The best kind of morning coffees are the ones that clear your mind and put you in a good place for the rest of the day. That’s exactly what AM Coffee Studio does. The wellness studio (which is available for rent) puts you in a totally relaxed and zen state of mind as you sip your pumpkin spice latte. There’s even a flower bar to put your mind totally at ease! There’s no mystery to why this studio is called AM—who wouldn’t want to start their day sipping a peppermint latte in a studio that’s all about wellness? 2233 Dundas St. W.
If you want a cappuccino with that haircut, you’ve come to the right place. Queen Wests’ Good Company is a cafe/barbershop that’s welcoming guests with a range of hot and cold coffee from De Mello Coffee, along with delicious sandwiches, tempting toasts and amazing vegan pastries from Bad Attitude Bread. 498 Queen St. W.
This Leslieville café is nerd heaven. Every Wednesday, the shelves at The Sidekick gets stocked full of new comics from both big names and local indie publishers, while the cafe serves up a rotating selection of fresh roasted coffees. The fun, trendy café—which has a fireplace for added comfort—hosts regular trivia night and guest speakers, making it easier to meet fellow Marvel addicts. 1374 Queen St. E.
On Yonge Street north of Lawrence, you’ll find Brewing Brokers, a real estate agency that doubles as a coffee shop. After fifteen years in real estate the shop’s owner and broker of record Rudy Reznik came to the realization that most of his deals were closed over coffee, and Brewing Brokers was born. Along with lattes and macchiatos, the shop serves up signature drinks like espresso tonic, as well as bowls, pastries and sandwiches including the quiche Lorraine. 3153 Yonge St.