Go on a coffee crusade at these Burnaby cafés

Like Seattle, Vancouver and the Lower Mainland have several gourmet coffee shops. From storied franchises to small independents, great coffee can be found throughout the city and the suburbs. Here are good spots not to be missed in Burnaby. [Photo © Yellow Pages / Pages Jaunes]

Café Joie

110-6125 Sussex Ave, Burnaby, BC V5H 4G1

Located near Metrotown, Café Joie is fashioned for those looking to enjoy a cup in quiet comfort. The interior is bright and cheerful and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Their beans come from local roaster JJ Bean, ensuring a delicious brew whether you’re looking for a casual drip cup or a fancy espresso. You can choose from a wide range of pastries for a quick breakfast or afternoon snack.

La Fontana Cafe

101-3701 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2H6

This café takes an old school Italian approach with some modern twists. They keep the coffee simple and classic. Regulars are invited to linger all day. The addition of board games, movie nights and open mic events elevates it from mere coffee shop to cherished neighbourhood hub.

Caffe Artigiano

4359 Hastings St E, Burnaby, BC V5C 2J7

One of Vancouver’s best-loved coffee chains has Burnaby locations on East Hastings and Underhill. The franchise has expanded its footprint across the country on a reputation for having some of the best roasts and blends anywhere. The menu includes fresh baked goods and house-made soups. Check out their website for helpful and detailed instructions on how to make a great cup of coffee at home.

Connections Coffee House

5063 Anola Dr, Burnaby, BC V5B 4V7

Connections Coffee House is a non-profit, staffed entirely by volunteers. The service is friendly, the space is open and the coffee is very affordable. Come settle in – read a book, work on your laptop for an afternoon or bring your kids for a treat.

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