Saturday, January 17, 2015

[LIST] George Brown Coffee Spots

Start your day right. On the road to becoming a (voluntary) caffeine-addict, George Brown College has plenty of caffeine options. There are a nice number of coffee spots on campus, and plenty of independent cafes to unwind at with a laptop a block or two down or around. 
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"Coffee Spots" subheaded into:
On Campus, Familiar spots, Grab & Go and Lounge & Sip


Notes:
- Times listed below are for the work week, Monday to Friday
- Keys: ♛ = Wi-Fi friendly
- Directions for quicker finds: "NE cnr" = North-east corner

You can simplify the walking distance by bracing the following on-campus and familiar spots:

Cafes: On Campus
-  Tim Hortons (SJ building A, basement and ground)
-  Kings Lounge (menu - SJ building A, ground)
-  Coffee kiosk (SJ building A, level 4)
-  GBCafé (SJ building B, level 2)

Cafes: Familiar spots
-  Starbucks (George/King, SW cnr @ 185 King Street East)
-  Second Cup (Jarvis/King, SE cnr @163 King Street East)
-  Aroma Espresso (Princess/King, NW cnr @ 250 King Street East)


But, since you're already going to spend the extra dollars, why not try out an independent spot? Strangely, I have never appreciated hot drinks, so I don't have a word on their roasts - but, reviews I have come across say many great things. Each have an array of sweets, and some, tasty sandwiches!

Cafes: Grab & Go: 
Get ready for smiles, because there will be plenty. You're in for a speedy and made-with-love treat!
-  Fahrenheit
120 Lombard Avenue - 7AM~6PM
    * Latte art lovers
    * Pastries and sweets
-  Everyday Gourmet
95 Front Street East (St. Lawrence Market)
    * $1 small coffee
    * Pastries and sweets
-  The Black Canary Espresso Bar
61 Sherbourne Street - 7AM~7PM
-  Mystic Muffin
113 Jarvis St (Richmond/Jarvis, NE Cnr) - 6:30AM~5PM - Cash only
    * Bagel sandwiches in many variaties
    * Word is: Falafels and Apple Cake

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Cafes: Lounge & Sip
You better bet that there's Wi-Fi here! Search for the closest outlet and get back to studying.
-  Cafe 260
260 Richmond Street East - 6:30AM~6PM 
    * Cozy couch seating a bonus!
    * Both pastries, soups and sandwiches found here
-  B Espresso Bar
111 Queen Street East, Suite 201 - 7:30AM~6PM
    * Communal tables
    * Delicious array of sweets, wraps and paninis
-  Tandem Coffee
368 King Street East - 7AM~6PM
    * Pastries and savoury bites
-  The Rooster Coffee House
343 King Street East -7AM~8PM 
    * $1.50 for a small coffee, $2 tea
    * Pastries and sweets
-  G for Gelato & Espresso Bar
75 Jarvis Street
    * Daily in-house made Gelatos
    * Wednesdays: Two for One scoop of their house-made gelato

Check out my other George Brown Lists:
QUICK FEEDS - AFTER-SCHOOL SPOTS - OTHER

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