I frequent the big chain when I'm home but in Vancouver I always hit one of the JJ Bean's - ESP. On Powell St. They bake the BEST coffee & latte's Great breakfast food - muffins etc.. too
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We stopped here for Coffee and a munchie on a sunny weekday morning .. great location on the street for people watching....nice patio area... Unfortunately they got both our orders wrong but were quick to correct and the final "latte's" were good. I would come...More
Good coffee, busy, great spot to meet up with friends. Local coffee roasters serve up various blends, lots of variety and great, talented baristas. A very casual atmosphere, can be noisy as it fills up. Nice seating outdoors.
This JJ Bean has atmosphere to spare - the quintessential Commercial Drive cafe with great coffee and tasty muffins and other snacks. In good weather, the windows are open and the patio is full of folks enjoying their coffee.
I have been here several times in the last few weeks, working in the area, and the coffee is great and the food very good. The muffins are great.
I always buy my coffee beans from roasters. I hate most of these larger corporate chains and refused to give them my business. JJ Bean is one of the few chains I buy coffee from, and will recommend others to it, and most times I...More
A hip hangout with excellent snacks and coffee. Favorite of locals, unless they prefer an old Italy atmosphere across the street, on a street packed with excellent coffee shops.