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Coffee Matters

) #1 of 11 Dessert in St. John's #25 of 315 Places to Eat in St. John's $$ - $$$ Cafe,
1 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C3, Canada
+1 709-753-6980
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
“basil mayo” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a tasty lunch of ham, pear, and gooseberry mayo on a delicious bun while seated comfortably in a charming, large, airy restaurant. Three of my friends joined me for delicious baked desserts, treats, and lattes. One of the gals had a chai latte....More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Coffee Maters is at the right place between the Sheraton Hotel and the Shopping Street. The list of menu is good, fresh food and daily changing. The variety of coffee is great. The service friendly and fast. A cosy place to relax , do...More

Thank Puffinman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice cozy coffee house with delicious sandwiches and desserts. The house blend with nutmeg is a good choice!

Thank HarperLeeFan
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was a wonderful Cafe just seconds from a B&B where a colleague and I were staying on Military Road. The establishment is large and very welcoming, there is no-cost wifi and loads of room for sitting. The servers are efficient and the lattes are...More

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Great little place to stop for a coffee and a quick taste bite to eat. Stopped in twice to have a coffee and a muffin. The coffee was excellent and so were the muffins. Prices were fair and the staff were friendly. Really nice atmosphere...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Yum Yum Yum. Coffee and a Muffin 3 bucks. You can't get that many places. Beautifully decorated and great atmosphere.

Thank cwoywada
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I don't drink coffee, so when I found this coffee shop I was delighted to find out they make all sorts of tea lattes. Their food is good, but a little pricy. Two coffees and three breakfast sandwiches ran up a $40 bill. But the...More

Thank Kristinesimpson
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped here for coffee a couple of times and even bought their coffee to take back to the room. I am serious about my coffee and have taken to travelling with my grinder and an Aero Press. At $18/lb. it's a little pricey, but...More

Thank Wes M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Far from my favourite coffee in the city, but there are some good sandwiches and other treats to be found here. This cafe is very beautiful (and have the nicest bathrooms to be found in basically any cafe anywhere), but I have always found it...More

Thank Jacinta R
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly service, quaint ambiance and very reasonable prices (great for the thrifty traveller). I much rather support these local coffee shops than the chain ones!

Thank Krista S
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6 March 2016|
Response from shillyer | Property representative |
Yes there is free wifi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-753-6980
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We are an Italian-inspired coffee house, offering our own line of high-end desserts, fresh home-made soups, and fresh non-deli sandwiches. We serve fair trade and organic coffee from freshly roasted beans, right here in Newfoundland. We source the highest quality beans. We offer 4 blends of coffee at all times. The quality of our product and presentation are crucial to the experience of each customer. We offer a breakfast menu and we serve only Fair-Trade certified organic coffee.We accept Visa, MasterCard and Debit.We are open 7 days a week: Monday to friday 7 am - 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am - 10
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