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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed November 6, 2021 via mobile

Very quaint coffee house. Went for lunch. Soup and sandwich was very tasty. Various types of coffee. I had the house blend - very good.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 19, 2021

We purposely went to this cafe to try it out and support local. We will not be back. I ordered a London Fog tea latte. My daughter ordered one of the specials, as was written up on their chalkboard. We got our drinks and then...popped right back into the car to head out of town. She is celiac and specifically asked about the ingredients of the syrups etc. and she asked for almond milk. Our drinks were totally messed up. I got the almond milk in my drink and also got her syrups. It was disgusting. She basically got a super strong expresso latte with who knows what kind of milk. We dumped out both of our drinks. If you have any kind of dietary restrictions, do NOT go here. She could have gotten super sick. What a total waste of $12.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 29, 2021

My partner and I were looking for a quiet place to eat a light lunch and Coffee Matters fit the bill. We had the turkey and dressing panini and it was delicious!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2021

The place is nice and the coffee tastes good. However, if you are a non-white person, you should think twice before going there. I went with some friends this week around 11 in the morning we ordered some coffees and a couple of young foreigners...(not white) arrived. When lunch time came, the manager went directly to the foreigners and ask them to leave so he could use the tables to serve lunch. He didn't say anything to us or customers at other tables who weren't going to lunch either. The young woman told him she had been buying several beverages in order to be able to send a University and he replied: “this is a coffee shop, not a charity.” My friends and I, immediately left. It was embarrassing and painful to see.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 19, 2021 via mobile

Great, heathy but hearty breakfast/lunch spot near Doubletree hotel. We had the breakfast now - amazing!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 2, 2021 via mobile

My daughter and I ate lunch. Mediocre sandwich good soup. I had to clean the toilet off before using and the washroom smelled like pee. This is my second time at this location - wanted to give it a second chance.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 29, 2020

The menu here is quite delicious and the service is fantastic. My personal favorite is the Mediterranean chicken pesto sandwich, but there is a nice variety.

Date of visit: July 2020
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shillyer, Owner at Coffee Matters, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2020

Thank you for your comment. The chicken pesto is certainly a favourite. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed July 14, 2020

Visited for lunch as after reviewing online menu it noted a 9.99$ lunch special from 11am-2pm. Upon arrival was informed it was no longer available. When I advised it was still advertised on the online menu it wasn’t really validated and more or less dismissed....Ordered hot and iced coffee and two bowls of soup, 25$ roughly (23$ and change I believe ) . Server asked about milk and sugar but not quantity? Poorly made coffees, went with it anyways. Soup was just ok, not very flavourful. Served with toasted store bought naan bread. Female server who brought the soup was friendly. 25$ for two coffee and two soups? With the selection downtown I won’t be returning for food, maybe coffee.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 29, 2020 via mobile

I always visit this place when I’m in town. This place is a must stop if you’re in the market for a delicious latte. Their sweets are also yummy! Great atmosphere. Staff are friendly.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2020

One of my go to spots to go with a laptop and work. The room has lots of windows so there’s tons of natural light. The coffee is very yummy, and they always have a massive selection of cakes and treats. There is also a...menu which offers breakfast sandwiches, soups, salads etc.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Yes, Coffee Matters offers takeaway services.

Coffee Matters is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4