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ISO Fresh Roasted Coffee,Daily in Toronto

As the title says I am looking for a coffee store,shop in the downtown area that roasts coffee daily or every other day,and has the date of when they roasted it on their package and have a variety of espresso roasts.

Thank you in advance for the replies.

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  1. The only places anywhere near downtown that I know roast on-site (or near-site, anyway) are the Green Beanery (www.greenbeanery.ca) and Te Aro Roasted (www.te-aro.ca).

    A most excellent alternative is the relatively new Social Coffee Company (www.socialcoffeecompany.com) in Richmond Hill. They ship the day of roast and I generally get my order within a day or two (shipping to Toronto). Shipping is free over $20.

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    Green Beanery
    565 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S, CA

    Te Aro
    983 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M1K2, CA

    1. I'm hesitant to recommend the Green Beanery - their beans were great for a while, but my last batch over the summer was badly roasted.

      T.A.N. on Queen West also roasts on site, but I have never bought their beans. Some of their brewed coffees are fantastic, but I can't comment on their espresso.

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      Green Beanery
      565 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S, CA

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      1. re: Wahooty

        Because of the dearth of freshly roasted coffee in Toronto I ended up buying my own Behmor drum roaster for $300 USD (and got 8 lbs of green coffee included for that). I can roast 1 lb at a time to as dark or light as I want, but typically I roast 1/2 lb which is what I use in 5 days (the time at which roasted coffee starts to go stale).

        It's been 3 mos now and I have not looked back.

      2. Thank for the replies, I will definitely check out Te Aro and T.A.N, since they are the closest

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        Te Aro
        983 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M1K2, CA

        1. Balzacs in the Distillery roasts their own.

          1. Full of Beans on Dundas, between Dufferin and Dovercourt. They roast every day. The roaster is right in front of the shop and does 1lb at a time (there are 5 of them). Just recently opened.