A true coffee lover will seek out a steaming cup of bean juice no matter what time of day it is. Sometimes, if you need a bit of a nighttime pick me up, it can be tough to find a cup of coffee that isn’t from McDonald’s or Tim Hortons.
There are tons of great cafes open late in Toronto, so check out these nine spots in the city to grab a late night jolt of java.
Cafe Pamenar is a hip hangout spot that serves up delicious coffee, tea, and alcoholic beverages. Most nights, this go-to Kensington Market cafe and bar is open until at least midnight, and it’s always buzzing with neighbourhood locals. In the summer, the back patio is one of the cutest spots in the city to sip on a cup of joe.
Bloomer’s is a sweet little vegan cafe and bake shop that keeps its doors open until 9:00 p.m. on weeknights and 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The charming shop is a great place to hang out with friends with its retro colour scheme, mismatched mugs, and family hand-me-down recipes. If you’re looking for a tasty donut or want to enjoy a late night coffee, this Bloorcourt spot is the place for you.
Snakes and Lattes
Snakes and Lattes serves up coffee until at least 10:30 p.m., and alcohol even later. The extremely popular board game cafe will power you up on some caffeinated bean juice so you can keep schooling your friends at Catan into the late hours of the night. With over 1,000 games to play, you’ll never run out of things to do while you sip on your favourite steaming hot drink.
This modern Taiwanese cafe is all about specialty coffee and espresso-based drinks, and serves them until it closes at 10:00 p.m. on weekdays and 11:00 p.m. on weekends. The bright, open concept space, which even features a living wall, makes this a great spot to try out one of their unique offerings like the cotton candy coffee, which is a hot black coffee and steamed milk served with a cloud of spun sugar and a mini macaron.
Voodoo Child transforms into a cocktail bar in the evenings, but it still keeps the espressos coming until either 11:00 p.m. or midnight. In fact, you can even get the best of both worlds with one of their spiked coffees. This College Street spot is renowned for their outstanding baristas that make even more impressive latte art.
7 West Cafe
This comfortable, 24/7 cafe is open all hours of the day, seven days a week. This local gem is cozy, with great food options and an all day breakfast. The three-level brick walk up serves up elaborate dishes like antipasto platters and a bacon mushroom burger. If you’re looking for a coffee and some delicious eats, this is the place to go no matter what time it is.
The Beaches location of Remarkable Bean has been an east-end essential since the 90s, and it still makes sure to offer up coffee to its customers every day from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. All of their coffee is roasted on site in the store front, and the food is baked on location. Whenever a tasty treat gets pulled out of the oven, the smell wafts out onto the street and a lineup forms almost instantly.
This popular cafe and bar is a coveted place to hang out and enjoy coffee from early in the morning to late at night. The multi-roaster cafe curates coffees from the best roasters around the world. The list of brews rotates all the time, so no need to worry if you’re on the lookout for something you’ve never tried because you’re bound to find a new piping hot cup of joe to try.
Tango Palace Coffee Company
This cozy cafe is always bustling, and they serve almost anything you can think of from homemade lasagna to gluten-free treats and organic coffees. With nostalgic baked goods, organic eats, and light, flavourful espressos you can rest assured that you won’t be leaving Tango Palace on an empty stomach.