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Alchemy Cafe

About
Alchemy Cafe is run by husband and wife team Sofia & Florian, who wish to bring to the small community of Dawson a new way of relating to food and each other by supporting local food, fair trade organic coffee, sustainable farming practices, creativity and a sense of community that values good conversations, sharing of stories and information. Alchemy Cafe is one of the only establishments in Dawson that does not serve alcohol, which makes it child & youth friendly. Alchemy cafe takes into consideration people with food allergies who find it hard to eat out when all that is on offer is burgers & fries. We wish to give people an alternative to the usual north american fair and promote healthy
PRICE RANGE
US$3 - US$14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, Fusion, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch orange cake panini beans granola bread great coffee interesting books delicious food great little cafe super friendly staff good vibes warm atmosphere every morning nice place to eat baked goods gold rush
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We kept going back to Alchemy because the food and coffee were so great, and the staff is so friendly. This is a casual café (you order at the till) with a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We had a good cappuccino a few times during our stay in Dawson City. The cafe also provides organic meals and is popular by the younger people of Dawson.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FransHeijmans
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I had the Autumn salad made with locally grown ingredients, and topped with goat cheese. It was delicious! Although I went later in the afternoon on a Sunday and the kitchen was closed, the owner/chef made me my salad. If this restaurant was in my...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eileen M
Florian B, Owner at Alchemy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you!!!

Reviewed September 10, 2018

I love coming to the Alchemy Cafe when in Dawson for a chai tea latte or a hot chocolate. The servers were very friendly and answered any questions I had about the menu. This time around I tried the homemade kombucha and it did not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 180KNKM
Florian B, Owner at Alchemy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

We have a great team working with us. Thank you!!

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a quick lunch and shared a delicious summer salad with spicy seeds on top. The coffees were good too, although I should have looked at the prices before agreed to pay $6 Canadian for a small glass of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Faience44
Florian B, Owner at Alchemy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Ah yes, $6 dollars is a lot but it does take 3 to 4 oranges to make a glass of juice - sugar added, no water added. In fact we have decided to take the silly South-African-orange-juice off our menu and replace it with Canadian-apple-ginger...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Popped in for a great latte and a fresh muffin before hitting the road back to Whitehorse. Friendly hippy vibe and great coffee!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeff R
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I didn't expect to find such delicious food in a place as remote as Dawson City. The food was scrumptious and perfectly proportioned. Heated seats complete the menu very well on a cold wet day. Service was quick and friendly. Better food than most city...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mike5466
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I've in town for a week now, and sampled most daytime eateries. I give these folks #1 spot in the north for service, ambiance, and food. Dawson has a remarkably high culinary standard. Wonderful surprise for such a remote town. And these folks knock breakfast/lunch...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Raymond B
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

A great find in Dawson. Excellent service and delicious baked treats. Very healthy alternative for the health conscious crowd.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank P9242UMshannonh
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Fresh organic hippie utopia with cooks who know what they are doing when it comes to delicious healthy food. Not cheap but nothing is in this town. Great ambiance. A fave of mine.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Florian B, Owner at Alchemy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Hahaha!! I guess it is a compliment to be called a "hippie" even though I like to think about what we dot as plain common sense food :-) Thank you for your food back!

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