Sure, there’s a Starbucks around the corner or a Second Cup across the street, but there’s also plenty of local coffee shops that make amaaaaaazing chai lattes or home brews that will knock your socks off. Next time you’re craving a cup of joe, or a nice quiet place to read your book, check out one of these local spots and support your neighbours who are working oh-so- hard to bring you the best of the best.

Lazy Loaf & Kettle

8 Parkdale Crescent NW

Located just off the Bow River Pathway in Parkdale, this cafe beckons everyone with its warm atmosphere and freshly-baked bread smell. The bakery operates day-in and day-out to bring you warm, fresh baked goods to drool over, just like this cinnamon buns!

Monogram Coffee

420 2 Street SW

4814 16 St SW

800 49 Ave SW

Drinks, treats, coffee-flavoured soft serve ice cream… Yes, you read that right! Monogram serves ice cream in a cup – we know where you’re headed next!

Vendome Cafe

940 2 Ave NW

Did someone say brunch?! This multi-service coffee shop brings you baked goods, lunch items and delectable desserts with an array of warm beverages as well as beer and wine available. Stay for an hour or three, you won’t be able to choose just one thing from the menu!

Analog

740 17 Ave SW

#205 5 Ave SW

#11, 100 Anderson Rd SE

The perfect coffee and chill locations for you to relax, get to work or simply pick up a cup of joe. Find Analog coffee all over the city, including your Sunday morning stroll at the Calgary Farmers’ Market!

Weeds Cafe

1903 20 Ave NW

Why sit at home when this coffee shop already feels like it?! This coffee shop has two rooms: the front, traditional coffee shop room and the back, comfy, piano-and-games room. The perfect spot for any activity.

Deville Coffee

807 1 St SW

600 6 Ave SW

215 2 Street SW

333 5 Ave SW

AB – 3625 Shaganappi Trail NW

Come for the coffee – stay for the treats! Deville Coffee locations are sprinkled all around the city with delicious pastries, warm beverages and cozy seats just waiting for you to curl up and spend the day.

Kelsey is a content writer, contributor and editor for Date Night. Monday-Friday she works as an independent Marketing & Communications Contractor, providing writing, editing and digital marketing services for small businesses. When she’s not busy writing about our city, you can find her hanging out in coffee shops, trying the newest fitness studio or hittin’ the road to explore the Rockies. And ice cream, always, always seeking out the best ice cream.

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