The Social Gardener Cafe

The Social Gardener Cafe

1326 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1Z1

Call: (416) 465-6021

After attending an east end Jane’s Walk I found myself enjoying a cup of coffee at The Social Gardener Cafe. Beyond serving excellent coffee, the cafe is a social enterprise project of the Riverdale Hub, and is designed to provide opportunities for training and skill-building for marginalized women in the Riverdale/Gerrard East community.

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Coffee Dak Lak

Coffee Dak Lak

283 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1S2

Call: (647) 352-1668

Whenever a new coffee shop opens, I am like a kid in a candy store – planning a way to check it out and get a taste of it. Coffee Dak Lak extended its small stall in Pacific Mall to a full cafe on College Street late last year. I know... Another coffee shop in the already saturated neighbourhood of Kensington Market and Little Italy, but Coffee Dak Lak offers something different - specializing in Vietnamese coffee.

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Snakes & Lattes Midtown

Snakes & Lattes Midtown

45 Eglinton Ave East, Toronto, ON M4P 1G6

Call: (647) 342-9229

Looking for an accessible and conveniently located board game café in midtown? Check out Snakes & Lattes Midtown, where you can enjoy a variety of board games and unique tastes of food and drinks. For those not familiar with Snakes & Lattes, it is a Toronto-based board game cafe that allows unlimited board game fun for only $8! For a review of their just as accessible Annex location, click here.

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Filosophy Pastry and Espresso Bar

Filosophy Pastry and Espresso Bar

912 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1L1

Call: (416) 901-9171

There isn’t a doubt in our minds that Toronto has no shortage of coffee shops. But one thing is for sure, it’s not easy finding a quiet, cozy and welcoming cafe—thus, Filosophy Pastry and Espresso Bar was born. Peter and Toula, both Bloorcourt locals have created a cozy yet modern space where they can share both their love of coffee and dessert with the community.

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Balzac's Coffee Roasters- Distillery

Balzac's Coffee Roasters- Distillery

1 Trinity Street, Toronto, ON, M5A 3C4

Call: (416) 207-1709

Balzac’s Coffee Roasters is a great café that was founded on the concept of celebrating the sophisticated French coffee experience in Canada. Balzac's focuses on keeping their organization sustainable, local and natural. There are a number of locations both around Toronto and other cities in Ontario, but their space in the Distillery District is one of their first opening in 2002.

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Cacao 70 Eatery- Queen West

Cacao 70 Eatery- Queen West

485 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 2A9

Call: (647) 345-5288

Cacao 70 Eatery is located in the heart of Toronto's hip Queen West area, at Queen and Spadina. Cacao 70 is a delicious and fun eatery that has options for all tastes. It has a selection of mouth-watering chocolate plate and fondues, dessert style pizzas, and waffles and crepes.

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