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Coffee Matters

) #1 of 11 Dessert in St. John's #26 of 311 Places to Eat in St. John's €€ - €€€ Cafe,
1 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C3, Canada
+1 709-753-6980
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
“basil mayo” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian
€€ - €€€
1 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cozy coffee house with delicious sandwiches and desserts. The house blend with nutmeg is a good choice!

Thank HarperLeeFan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful Cafe just seconds from a B&B where a colleague and I were staying on Military Road. The establishment is large and very welcoming, there is no-cost wifi and loads of room for sitting. The servers are efficient and the lattes are...More

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place to stop for a coffee and a quick taste bite to eat. Stopped in twice to have a coffee and a muffin. The coffee was excellent and so were the muffins. Prices were fair and the staff were friendly. Really nice atmosphere...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yum Yum Yum. Coffee and a Muffin 3 bucks. You can't get that many places. Beautifully decorated and great atmosphere.

Thank cwoywada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't drink coffee, so when I found this coffee shop I was delighted to find out they make all sorts of tea lattes. Their food is good, but a little pricy. Two coffees and three breakfast sandwiches ran up a $40 bill. But the...More

Thank Kristinesimpson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for coffee a couple of times and even bought their coffee to take back to the room. I am serious about my coffee and have taken to travelling with my grinder and an Aero Press. At $18/lb. it's a little pricey, but...More

Thank Wes M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Far from my favourite coffee in the city, but there are some good sandwiches and other treats to be found here. This cafe is very beautiful (and have the nicest bathrooms to be found in basically any cafe anywhere), but I have always found it...More

Thank Jacinta R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, quaint ambiance and very reasonable prices (great for the thrifty traveller). I much rather support these local coffee shops than the chain ones!

Thank Krista S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet place in the early morning. The breakfast special of coffee and a croissant wad affordable and just what I needed. All for $5 even. The ambience is nice and the service is friendly. Good coffee too.

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you care about the coffee you drink and like delicious deli, pastry and muffins this is the place to go in St. John's!

Thank pangiel
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Is there free wifi at the downtown location?
5 March 2016|
Response from shillyer | Property representative |
Yes there is free wifi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-753-6980
  • E-mail
We are an Italian-inspired coffee house, offering our own line of high-end desserts, fresh home-made soups, and fresh non-deli sandwiches. We serve fair trade and organic coffee from freshly roasted beans, right here in Newfoundland. We source the highest quality beans. We offer 4 blends of coffee at all times. The quality of our product and presentation are crucial to the experience of each customer. We offer a breakfast menu and we serve only Fair-Trade certified organic coffee.We accept Visa, MasterCard and Debit.We are open 7 days a week: Monday to friday 7 am - 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am - 10
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