Vancouver’s coffee scene is up there with the truly great coffee cities – Melbourne, London, Seattle etc – when it comes to innovation and tasty roasts.
Nitro cold brews, perfect pour overs and deliciously flaky pastries are all over the city, you just need to know where to look. Luckily, we’ve done the hard work for you. Discover the best of Vancouver coffee with our handy guide to get the best buzz in town.
Three cheers to that caffeine hit…
Best coffee Vancouver
Pallet consistently come out on top for coffee roasting, sourcing in-season coffee beans from exceptional producers around the world to ensure every cup is perfect. And oh boy, it really is perfect.
They supply beans to many of the city’s top coffee shops, but for the ultimate experience stop by one of their four fab locations.
Revolver is a beautifully chic coffee store in Gastown that will serve you some of the most expertly prepared coffee you’ll ever have. Choose from Aeropress, pourover or French press style from a rotating menu of coffees from world class roasters around North America and beyond.
What began as an idea for a lifestyle magazine in the city has morphed into a dream-come-true coffee shop, where coffee is king. You’ll never leave Nemesis without feeling like you’ve tried something new and exciting.
They’ll be opening two new locations this year, one with its own micro-roaster, so stay tuned for some great things.
Any company that specialises in roasting coffee and producing super high-end chocolate gets top marks in our books. Try them both together and prepare to be wowed.
Aubade Coffee are absolute perfectionists when it comes to really high end coffee. Stylish, perfectly brewed and always tasty. Plus, they were recently named as one of the top 150 coffee shops in the world. It won’t come as surprise once you try the coffee.
The high ceilings, wooden floors and massive windows of this heritage building in one of Vancouver’s most historic neighbourhoods is a joy to spend time in. The coffee is absolutely top notch too.
Agro Roasters is a locally owned and operated, certified organic coffee roaster. They believe that great coffee begins at the farm level. So, they work directly with farmers that who are producing the highest quality specialty coffee, while ensuring sustainable and ethical agricultural practices in their farms. Having a cup of coffee here means knowing a tonne of work has gone into the whole process.