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#1 Jada

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 10:49 AM

Who or where brews the best cup of Java?

#2 gumgum

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 11:12 AM

Anywhere that sells illy.

#3 G-Man

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 11:21 AM

My favourites are (in particular order):

Serious coffee
Solstice
Bean Around the World
Union Pacific Cafe
Demitasse

I have more depending on where I am in town but downtown those are my choices.

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#4 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 01:24 PM

Speaking of coffee, some coffee shops are missing the boat with that lineup everyday at the passport office. I'd be taking orders for delivery to the line.
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Posted 04 January 2007 - 01:29 PM

Then you'd have to set up one of those portable urinals, too. One guy on the news said he lined up for four hours yesterday unsuccessfully so he was out this morning trying again.

There was a Serious Coffee on the corner of Fort and Cook but I guess they bailed on the franchise because they're now called "Coffee, Tea & Brew Co." which is the stupidest business name in Victoria since "Amigo's Restaurant & Cafe Mr. Salsa Restaurant & Cafe Blue Nile Cafe".
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#6 Icebergalley

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 01:50 PM

The fairly traded 'Foglifter" Organic at Bean Around the World on Fisgard Street...

#7 ressen

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 03:54 PM

7/11 hands down

#8 simon

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Posted 08 January 2007 - 02:44 PM

Habit on pandora (next to Mole) is new, with excellent coffee.

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#9 G-Man

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Posted 21 March 2007 - 10:22 AM

Dolce Vita on Douglas is open. Looks good! Quite big and there are chairs and tables on the street.

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#10 Mike K.

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Posted 21 March 2007 - 10:28 AM

Does the sign light up at night? That stretch of Douglas needs more retail lighting.

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#11 gumgum

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 07:51 AM

Has anybody tried Kicking Horse Coffee at the grocery store?
Probably the best home brew I've had.
I'mm abit shdaky though, becausse I've hda too mansy thios mmmorning!

#12 bcradio

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 08:29 AM

For a home brew, I have to vote for the "Bean Around the World" Foglifter. That's the stuff...

#13 m0nkyman

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 08:34 AM

Has anybody tried Kicking Horse Coffee at the grocery store?
Probably the best home brew I've had.
I'mm abit shdaky though, becausse I've hda too mansy thios mmmorning!


454 Horsepower! Either that, or Salspring Islands' Canopy Bird blend. My faves..

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 10:25 AM

I love Kickinghorse and its fairtrade.

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#15 Rorschach

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 02:56 PM

Does anyone have Jamacian Blue Mountain?

#16 m0nkyman

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 03:42 PM

Does anyone have Jamacian Blue Mountain?

I've seen it at the roastery on Fort St, the one just west of Monk Office.

#17 gumgum

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 05:18 PM

Speaking of fairtrade, I'm pissed off more coffee shops don't sell it.

#18 Caramia

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 06:42 PM

Gonna vote for Habit - plus every time I go there I bump into someone I know. Feels like it was always there. Old Victoria blood or something.
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#19 Photogirl

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 03:45 PM

My vote goes to Union Pacific. Great coffee, food and service. Paradiso is a close second.

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Posted 10 April 2007 - 08:41 AM

Noticed another coffee place is being fitted up..

In the Belvedere on Humboldt..

Have to check back...

The name seems like "Coffee and schenken????"

Have to check my german or bring a note pad with me..

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