Drinking coffee is a daily practice in the city of Vancouver, either to warm the body with a hot cup or just for the pleasure of its taste. If you are a coffee drinker, you can enjoy a universe of world-flavors in the coffee shops of the city!
From big franchises like Tim Hortons, Starbucks or Blenz coffee to small charming Italian coffee shops, the city of Vancouver has a wide range of coffee shops. And that’s what Sherlock Holmes used to say “There’s nothing like a cup of coffee to stimulate brain cells!”
Did you know that the first Starbucks coffee shop opened outside the United States was in Vancouver? Year after year this company has been growing and becoming more popular among Vancouverites. That is why there are so many stores in the city.
If you are a fan of this company, you can visit the first Starbucks of the world (1971) in of Seattle, WA. It is a trip you can take during the weekend because of the proximity to Vancouver.
In the following paragraphs, we recommend you some of the most popular coffee shops in Vancouver. Whether you are visiting the city, or you’re here to study or work, these are the coffee shops you have to try before you leave!
Selected coffee and interesting people. This is what you will find in Revolver. Let yourself be seduced by its avant-garde atmosphere while enjoying a great coffee.
During the week it opens from 7.30 a.m 6 pm Saturdays from 9 am to 6 pm. Sundays closed.
Where? 325 Cambie St.
A place you can always go to. And not only because of its 24/7 opening hours. Breka has such a tasty stuff!(Sweet and salty).
At Breka coffee, the really good thing about this bakery is its pastry, cakes, and bread.
If you like cheesecake you have to try the European Style Cheesecake. It’s delicious!
Where? One location is at 855 Davie St. and another one at 818 Bute St.
The oldest Italian coffee in the city is committed to tradition. Take a real Ristretto and feel teleported to the heart of Italy.
In addition to the fantastic coffee, you can enjoy their delicious paninis, pizzas, and desserts.
Where? At 145 Commercial Drive
Tim Hortons is the Canadian coffee franchise par excellence. It’s successful since 1964 and more than 3000 stores opened in Canada and almost 500 in the United States. Tim Hortons is present also in Mexico and recently opened his first store in the capital of Spain.
Usually, Tim Hortons has special promotions. For example, until December 26, 2017, at 10 pm, you can enjoy a box of 10 Timbits for one dollar with the purchase of your drink. (This promo is applicable after 1 pm)
At Tim Hortons you will find coffee and pastries at a competitive price, you can enjoy their menus of sandwiches, soups, salads, and wraps. If you are in Canada you have to try the famous Timmy!
If this is not enough for your coffee-curiosity, check out the Vancouver Coffee Snob website and its list of Coffee Shops by zones. Explore the Vancouver coffee shops and you’ll discover that life is like a cup of coffee: everything is in how you prepare it, but above all, in how you take it!!!