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Guide: 8 amazing Edmonton coffee shops

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Edmonton has no shortage of amazing coffee shops, and we thought it would be fun to showcase our personal favourites. We hope that you appreciate a good cup of joe as much as we do because these places brew up some amazing stuff.

Here are our picks for 8 of the best coffee shops in Edmonton.

ACE Coffee Roasters

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Get your coffee straight from the source and visit their cafe. While you’re there, you might as well learn about all the different ways to make it. Who knows, you might head h0me with a new coffee dripper and a pound or two of beans. Also, don’t pass up on their donuts.

Hours: Wednesday to Thursday, 8AM-2PM, and Friday to Sunday, 8AM-4PM, Closed Monday and Tuesday
Where: 10055 80 Avenue NW

Lock Stock Coffee

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Sitting on Jasper Ave, Lock Stock makes incredible pastries to go alongside your carefully made latté. If you’ve not had it yet, we recommend their kouign amann, which is a crunchy and sweet variation of the traditional croissant. Well, kinda, they’re hard to explain.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8AM-4PM, and Saturday, 9AM-3PM, Closed Sunday
Where: 10534 Jasper Avenue

Coffee Bureau

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Right across the street from Lock Stock lies Coffee Bureau. It is a no-frills spot that serves up fantastic coffee and opens early during the week, perfect for swinging by on your way to work.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7AM-5PM, and Saturday, 9AM-3PM, Closed Sunday
Where: 10505 Jasper Avenue

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District Café

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Just a few blocks away from the previous two, District offers delicious coffee in a contemporary and airy space. Stop in during lunch for a croque madame that you won’t forget anytime soon, or stretch out your experience by getting some brunch on the weekend.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7AM-5PM and Saturday/Sunday, 9AM-4PM
Where: 10011 109 Street NW

Credo

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With multiple locations across the city, Credo is definitely the most accessible place to get a great cup of coffee. While you’re there, you might as well try out one of their house-made pastries, too.

Hours: Hours vary depending on location
Where: Multiple locations

Rogue Wave

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A stone’s throw from the airport, Rogue Wave roasts their coffee in house and spotlights the best varietals from around the world. We recommend that you sign up for one of their tasting events in you want to really dive into the coffee lifestyle.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30AM-3PM, Saturday, 9AM-3PM and Sunday 10AM-2PM
Where: 11322 119 Street NW

Transcend

transcend coffee

A similar spot as Rogue Wave, but set on the outskirts of the university district. These guys also offer courses, including those on latte art, pour over, and french press techniques.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7AM-9PM, Saturday, 8AM-9PM and Sunday, 8AM-6PM
Where: 8708 109 Street NW

Da Capo

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With a focus on the Italian cafe experience, Da Capo does not disappoint. While you’re there, you should try out some of their fantastic homemade gelato, especially as the days get warmer.

Hours: Monday to Saturday, 7:30AM-6PM
Where: 8135 102 Street NW

And that’s our list! Did we miss your favourite? Has a new one popped up that we didn’t know about? Let us know for next time!

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