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Jun 21, 2010 12:23 PM

Annex Coffee suggestions

Looking for ambience and good (cheap) food for a drop in of old friends... any suggestions?

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  1. Totally should go to Ezra's Pound at Dupont and Spadina.

    Ezra's Pound
    238 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M5R1V7, CA

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    1. re: pescatarian

      What time do they turn the coffee off? I went there early evening one time and was told there was no coffee available. I had a nice glass of port and some fine cheese, but it was a bit surprising.

      1. re: Pincus

        I haven't been recently, but I find most of the coffee houses I go to close pretty early. But then again if they were serving port and cheese, not sure why they wouldn't still be serving coffee.

        1. re: pescatarian

          Yeah. It was a bit of an odd situation. I guess maybe they were trying to preserve coffee freshness or some such.

    2. If you're closer to Bloor, there's Aroma Coffee which is on Bloor near Brunswick. Excellent coffee and good food.

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        1. re: jennjen18

          Aroma is good for atmosphere and if you're in the area, and they have good hours, but their espresso doesn't compare IMO to the independent coffee houses in the city.

      1. Definitely Aroma at Bloor/Albany.

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          1. Was just in the area looking for same and Aroma was packed to the gills and I personally hate the coffee at Green Beanery. It was worth the walk down Bathurst to College and Manic Coffee. Extremely good coffee there and I think they're open until 7-8 on most nights.