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Dark Horse Espresso Bar

684 Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1E5, Canada
+1 647-352-3512
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
6 Dec 2017
“Great coffee house ”
11 Aug 2017
“Not Only...”
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7:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Canadian
684 Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1E5, Canada
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This coffee house has a few locations around Toronto. The staff is not stuck up but super friendly and makes you feel comfortable. They offer a variety of pastries and sandwiches as well as pretty cappuccinos:) Thank you for my art work

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The best coffee and teas but great natural food, super friendly staff and compfy seating...The DH @416 Front St East is my favourite...

Thank realashleywoods
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is just a cool place. I loved my latte and the fabulous floral design in the foam. Great baguette sandwich as well. I had to spend a a few hours here waiting for my daughter and they didn't seem to mind at all. Urban...More

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to Dark Horse on the recommendation of a local friend and we were not disappointed. The service was friendly. The coffee and pastries were really good. The space (on Queen near the DVP) was open and attractive.

Thank Ridermel
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Music too loud, no plugs! I was surprised that this place made a list of great workspaces in Toronto: I completely disagree. The cheap top 40 music was way to loud to concentrate, and there were no plugs to charge laptops upstairs. Also, there were...More

Thank Esthersnippe
Reviewed 13 January 2017

While the lattes and the chocolate croissants were more than adequate, the experience of sitting in the wide open space, listening to the well-chosen music, and the general ambience made this an above average cafe experience for a quick breakfast.

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Might be a bit trendy, but great great coffee, only thing why no brown sugar. Espresso was as close to perfection as you can find

1  Thank jerry123456789
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Visited today, and was not impressed with either the coffee or baristas... The lattes were mediocre at best, and the cafe was a mess and in need of a through cleaning. To top it off the baristas were busy with the pretentious regulars that they...More

1  Thank escher_fan
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We spent an hour here killing some time in east Toronto. We enjoyed a couple of lattes. I was worried about the new location. Its newness loses some of the original homey charm. I think this will pass with use and patina.

Thank Spazzy
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This cafe has good big tables to use your laptop and study with wifi. Unfortunately it's super busy and they have very loud music and no outlets.

Thank dianacqin
Queen Street and West Queen West
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 684 Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 647-352-3512
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