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coffee, downtown toronto

Since I moved to Toronto from Montreal I've been missing coffee. Starbucks is my new best friend, but there has to be better than that. I'm particularly into lattes, whole milk! I like the little place beside Casa Acoreana in Kensington market, and Ideal Coffee. Any other coffee secrets out there?

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  1. Lettieri has pretty good lattes. There are a number of locations. I go to the one on Front St. Near St. Lawrence Market sometimes. I also find the lattes at Pulp Kitchen on Queen East at Logan are very good. Haven't been yet but I hear there is a great coffee place in the Distillery District called the Green Merchants of Coffee.

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    1. re: pescatarian

      The Merchants of Green Coffee are not in the Distillery, they are just off the DVP, between Dundas and Queen. http://www.merchantsofgreencoffee.com/

      I think the place you're thinking of in the Distillery District is Balzac's, which is lovely.

    2. Jet Fuel at 519 Parliament, just north of Carlton (I think), serves a nice latte in tall glasses, not cups. Very limited--no fancy flavours. Great neighbourhood vibe.
      http://jetfuelcoffee.com/mamboversion/

      1. Dark Horse on Queen St E is a great spot, just west of Broadview.

          1. B on queen just east of yonge has illy and great food and I miss coffee at olympico as well, but this is second best although a lot more expensive!