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Jun 23, 2010 06:19 PM

Little Nicky's Coffee

With Peter St. Deli closing at the beginning of the year and then Le Gourmand just recently, the area definitely needed some good news.

I've been eagerly waiting for this place to open. The notable thing about LIttle Nicky's are their house made mini doughnuts à la Tiny Tom's. Just noticed they were open yesterday on my home from work so made it a point to go there this morning.

It's on Peter St. just south of Queen. It's actually at the back of the Gap. The space is nicely designed with a vintage look. Behind the counter you can see their small doughnut making machine. I'm not sure if it is always the case or it was just because I was there early enough, but they made up my order for a half a dozen fresh to order. Instead of the conveyor built at Tiny Tom's, their machine spits out the li'l guys into a spinning ceramic bowl. They then toss the hot doughnuts in sugar and cinnamon. It was nice and not too heavy the way some cake-style doughnuts can be. At $2.75 I can't complain.

This is going to make a great mid-afternoon place for treats the way Le Gourmand was. I look forward to trying their other house made goodies like cookies, lemonade, and oh yeah, coffee.

Little Nicky’s Coffee
375 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2A5, CA

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  1. Their doughnuts are indeed delicious. Also, when I ordered 6 I got 8 instead for the same price. Bonus!

    1. Thanks for the tip, just came back from checking them out. The donuts are yummy! Will definitely need to return to try the raspberry lemonade next.

      1. what are the hours of operations like?

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        1. re: togone

          At least 9 - 6? I dropped by to buy doughnuts today but the dough was acting weird and they wouldn't sell them to me b/c they weren't perfect :( But when I asked if it was better to come earlier, they said that normally it's fine and the doughnuts are made all day, 9 - 6.

          1. re: ggom1

            They are open 7:30-7:00 Monday-Friday and 9:30-6 on Saturday

            1. re: boni4640

              the tiny donuts are amazing! better than the ex & you can get 'em year 'round.

              1. re: jimmyb32

                I've been there twice when in the area.
                Great alternative to the Starbucks/Second Cups. Latte's are good and I agree the little donuts are just as great as Tiny Tom.

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          1. Great news. I just moved to this area and I was looking for a nice cookie/coffee place. Will make a trip. On a side note: Le Gourmand is re-opening tomorrow! Now we have TWO afternoon treat places to enjoy in the area!