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Barren Ground Coffee

3532 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H1, Canada
+1 867-688-1205
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28 Sep 2018
“Delicious Coffee”
6 Feb 2018
“Freshly roasted coffee from people who really care about coffee craft”
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Cafe, Canadian
3532 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H1, Canada
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Another wonderful visit to Yellowknife. The Aurora was active and the Barren Ground coffee was aromatic and delicious tasting. We can't wait for our next trip!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Norm B
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We had our beans shipped to us and they were prefect. It's so hard to find freshly roasted coffee that's also roasted properly in the North. I'm so excited that this place exists now!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank KajsaH23
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

These folks spent a lot of time researching and testing, and the quality of their efforts is for sure reflected in the taste of the brew. If you are passionate about your coffee, give this a try. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 338JaneS
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Nice little coffee shop in Yellowknife. I feel much cooler after drinking coffee here. This coffee is good for the soul. The baby is cute.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered some of this coffee online and boy was it delicious. Very great roast! I will recommend to anyone

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Cole B
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Barren Ground roasts the best coffee I've had, ever. This place is definitely worth stopping in for when visiting Yellowknife. Friendly staff, good pour over coffee, and souvenirs for everyone!

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank pickytraveler_JS
Reviewed 15 December 2017

My go-to when I was up in YK shooting my docudrama "Cold Nutz, Warm Heartz." While my series wasn't picked up by a network or streaming service, the memory of the great coffee and companionship provided by the 2 men and the baby who own...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We received a quick shipment of Barren Ground Coffee, from Yellowknife to Whistler, in October 2017. We sampled several coffees and found them to be delicious, aromatic and tasty. Try them! You will be happy that you did!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Norm B
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Barren ground coffee is a must to get an authentic Yellowknife old town experience. Two things: the pour over coffee is great, secondly, get some beans. Eric has dialed in his roasting, and the beans are excellent. I drink mostly espresso, and I get loads...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DavidM24226
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I love Barren Ground Coffee! Delicious dark roasts, friendly staff, compostable bags and less than a kilometre from my house - you just can't beat it. Food in the North isn't always fresh, but now coffee is!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Jillian G
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USD 2 - USD 15
Cafe, Canadian
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Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3532 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife
  • Phone Number: +1 867-688-1205
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We are a coffee roaster! We sell organic and fair trade locally roasted specialty coffee for northerners. You can buy bags of freshly roasted whole bean coffee, merchandise, and pour-over take out coffee available during retail hours. See website for details.
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