With a plethora of cafés to choose from, as your East Side realtors it’s our duty to share the ones that top our list for best places to grab a cup of joe on the Drive. Because if you buy a house in Vancouver, as every homeowner knows, a good neighbourhood joint where everyone knows your name will make it feel like home. And this vibrant, urbanized corner of Vancouver isn’t short on awesome coffee shops. So we have gathered a list of the best coffee shops on Commercial Drive!
Get a sneak peek of the cool interior-deco on their minimalist website featuring original hipster cartoons. In line with their small space and paired-down attitude that puts exceptional coffee and awesome service first, the site shows you where they are–and the rest is up to you to discover at Turk’s Coffee Bar.
1276 Commercial Drive.
The Commercial Drive locale of Vancouver/Toronto institution JJ Bean reflects the neighbourhood’s cultural, creative vibes. It also serves up flavourful coffee known for its freshness.
2206 Commercial Drive.
Want to be seen? Prado Café is the place to set up with your laptop and get busy enjoying the the people watching along Commercial Drive. You can also choose to sit at the large communal seating area and get to know your neighbours. The 49th Parallel coffee is great, too! The staff is headed up by Sammy Piccolo, 4-time Top 3 at the World Barista Championships making it without a doubt one of the best coffee shops on Commercial Drive!
1938 Commercial Drive.
Formerly the Main Grocery Store on Commercial Drive, owners Doug Finley and Andrew Wentzel have transformed the heritage building into the spot for some of the city’s best coffee. What started as a roasting operation in North Van has turned into two cult favourite coffee shops featuring single origin beans; “Moja” means “one” in Swahili.
1102 Commercial Drive.
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