Best Specialty Coffee

Gold Winner Java Blend Coffee Roasters

Silver Winner Two If By Sea, Dartmouth

Bronze Winner Steve-O-Reno’s Cappuccino, Brunswick Street

Halifax wouldn’t be Halifax without Java Blend: Its bustling North Street cafe, and neighbourhood-engulfing bean-roasting aromas, have long been synonymous with good mornings. And Haligonians wouldn’t be human without their coffee. For nearly 80 years, Java Blend’s been dedicated to quality java, bringing in carefully and fairly sourced beans from small farms around the world, roasting them in the same building where you buy your double Americanos. Coast readers agree, yet again, that this veteran coffee provider is the best—whether it’s a special espresso or a classic drip you’re after—make sure you raise a mug the next time you’re in.
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