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Place to meet for coffee near Downsview Subway Station?

Romana Mar 23, 2012 10:34 AM

Can anyone recommend a place to meet for coffee near Downsview Subway Station which isn't a Tim Hortons or Second Cup? I am not familiar with the area at all.


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    sugearl Mar 23, 2012 11:32 AM

    I'm not too familiar with the area so I'm not much help. But from what I remember the few times I've been around... yeesh, good luck.

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      MeMeMe Mar 23, 2012 11:35 AM

      Are you looking for somewhere to talk? there is almost nothing nearby.

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      1. re: MeMeMe
        Romana Mar 23, 2012 12:12 PM

        yes, I am looking for a place to sit and talk.

      2. foodyDudey Mar 23, 2012 01:49 PM

        How about a Country Style Donuts?

        524 Wilson Heights BlNorth York, ON M3H 2V6

        You can use GOOGLE maps o see what is in the area. (not much) You should consider meeting at Yonge and Sheppard if that is a possibility as there is more to choose from.

        1. Jacquilynne Mar 23, 2012 02:19 PM

          Are you looking for walking distance or is a short bus/car ride okay? Because there's just very little in walking distance to Downsview at all. Basically, there's a couple of things at the corner of Sheppard and Wilson Heights -- a Country Style, and, I think, a diner of some kind on the other side of Wilson Heights.

          There might be something new open in the condo development across the street, I'm not sure. There wasn't anything open last time I drove by, but some businesses looked like they were starting to set up.

          If a short bus ride is okay, and Starbucks is more acceptable than Second Cup, there's one at Steeles & Dufferin (that bus ride is only short outside rush hour, however, the rest of the time, it sucks). Another west at Bathurst and Sheppard.

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            barneyvernon Mar 23, 2012 04:28 PM

            Rimini Cafe and Bar at 918 Sheppard Avenue West. Its about a 5 min walk from Downsview subway. Its an Italian place so I guess they would have cappucino/espresso etc. I have no idea if this place is any good because I've never been there, but,I know that its been there for years. As noted above, if you want to go a little further east, there is a Country Style and The Times Square Diner at the corner of Sheppard and Wilson Heights.

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