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Matchstick Coffee

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Canadian
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639 15th Ave E | Fraser & Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2R6, Canada
+1 604-558-0639
07:00 - 21:00
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coffee is hand dripped to order by one of the friendly young staff. It tastes amazing. And costs more than $4 for what I judge to be about an 8 oz cup (the large). Not good value. This location also has an austere modern aesthetic with bench seating that may not appeal to everyone.

Thank juviall
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just got into coffee drinking I decided to go explore Vancouver's coffee shops. Like a fine wine each bean has it's own flavours, notes layers. Matchstick is not unique in that they roast their own beans but where they stand apart is how well they do it. This has topped my list of all the coffee shops I've been... More 

Thank Evan Z
Surrey, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My wife and I went to the Riley Park location last Sunday. We ordered our breakfast and my wife decided to pay with our MasterCard like usual. When the staff there was trying to process the bill, the machine froze and she told my wife that the transaction did not go through and she will need her card again to... More 

Thank charles0727
Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Matchstick makes great cappuccinos, it smells very good, I think it's among the best in town. I took many pictures, like the designs. I will come back to take a cup of cappuccinos for sure.

Thank luckyatcanada
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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497 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Matchstick takes coffee seriously. Handcrafted cappuccinos are among the best to be had in town. This is where their signature coffee is roasted, and barristas here are helpfully knowledgeable about take-home beans.

Thank Sassamatt
Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Love the coffee and the space in the coffee shop. I always have a mocha or a latte and both are just great. Thumbs up!!

Thank kmh124
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and fantastic coffee and pastries. Loved the communal table where everyone talked to each other.

Thank Paul A
Sidney, Canada
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171 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is the second Matchstick location we have enjoyed. We love finding coffee shops that take their coffee as seriously as we do. The environment is open with lots of flexible seating. We have not eaten here yet so can only comment on the caffeine. Love the white mugs as well.

Thank njjc
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This place stayed busy the entire time we were here. Luckily we got a table but they had sold out of the breakfast. We ended up getting a couple pastries and lattes. Everything was nice and fresh. We also really liked the big communal table, we ended up having a great conversation with the couple sitting next to us :)

Thank Paige D
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Terrible from start to finish. Everyone working there including the manager is rude and pretentious. Coffee was okay at best.

1 Thank rickdangle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 15th Ave E | Fraser & Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2R6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-0639

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?