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good coffee far south YYC

cleopatra999 May 5, 2011 08:16 AM

I am a huge fan of Phil & Sebastian coffee, try to get there every time I am in Calgary. I will be in town Sunday, Monday. However won't have the chance to get to Marda Loop. I will be leaving town in the AM on Monday, from the south east side heading south. Is there anything that would compare in the south? I am willing to veer a bit but considering that I plan to leave around 8, I don't want to fight traffic too much.

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  1. nutellaluvr RE: cleopatra999 May 5, 2011 08:34 AM

    P&S is open in Chinook, so depending upon where in the SE you are (it's all perspective), it might be manageable. P&S opens at 7 am! Otherwise (and assuming you're heading far-south), I'd suggest Good Earth in Lethbridge just off Mayor Magrath.

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      cleopatra999 RE: nutellaluvr May 5, 2011 08:44 AM

      not a fan of Good Earth, won't be heading that far anyway (crowsnest pass). I am down in Bonavista, so Chinook is too far :(

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      Scary Bill RE: cleopatra999 May 5, 2011 09:46 AM

      Cleo, try here:


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        can_i_try_some RE: Scary Bill May 5, 2011 10:19 AM

        I'll have to 2nd this suggestion for Cafe Crema. They rock a Slayer espresso machine and also use Fratello beans. They open @ 6 am.

        Otherwise, the Chinook location of P&S is still your best bet for exceptional coffee. Take a different route than Macleod and traffic will be less of an issue.

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          cdn RE: Scary Bill May 5, 2011 11:37 AM

          3rd Cafe Crema! Easy in and easy out from 22X as well.

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            cleopatra999 RE: cdn May 5, 2011 02:15 PM

            Perfect!! cafe crema it is!! thanks all.

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