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Discovery Coffee

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600 Discovery Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
250-477-2323
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Dining options: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cool atmosphere, great coffee!

Discovery always has been one of the best coffee shops in town, and it continues to be! We always come back to Discovery for coffee, despite checking out the new shops that open up in the city almost weekly. Discovery has this 'we don't really care' attitude about it, yet is so inviting, friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Lukas R
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English first
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100 reviews 100 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Discovery always has been one of the best coffee shops in town, and it continues to be! We always come back to Discovery for coffee, despite checking out the new shops that open up in the city almost weekly. Discovery has this 'we don't really care' attitude about it, yet is so inviting, friendly and welcoming! The people are always... More 

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Sidney, Canada
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41 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We popped into the Discovery Street location this morning for the first time and had the wonderful cappuccinos we have come to expect. We usually go to the Oak Bay location and have also been to the James Bay location a couple of times. The coffee is consistently great. We've never had a bad experience of a bad cup of... More 

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Comox, Canada
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135 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Someone in Comox said I should try this place as he used to live in Victoria. I went mid afternoon to the one on Menzies. Staff were informative and the latte was above average. There were no pastries left at the time I went but I was really going for the coffee. Recommended for serious coffee drinkers

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Kamloops, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Thought it looked like a funky place, so tried it out. Coffee tastes great and they play vinyl. They could have a larger pastry selection ,but in all, a very friendly place.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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126 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I frequent the Discovery Coffee in Oak Bay, I enjoy the atmosphere and the friendly staff. The coffee is great and the doughnuts are fresh and creative. Give it a try!

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Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Good cappuccino, lovely doughnuts, nice people. Very stylish washrooms. Not impressive on the outside, don't be fooled.

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I stopped in at the Blanshard Street location this morning for an Americano on my way to work. I ordered, tipped 15% and sat down to leaf through the paper, and then walked back to get my coffee where a few others were waiting. Everyone took their orders and my Americano hadn't been made. I stood there for a full... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

As i walked towards the store there was this overwhelming smell of coffee beans being roasted- but not in the good way. It smelt like the instant coffee roastery I used to live near that would make the most disgusting instant coffee. I walked in and was pleasantly surprised to have a good coffee. Not amazing 10/10- but good enough... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

James Bay on Menzies Street next to the Laundry Mat. Great little shop that plays old music from the 50's and 60's on actual records. Decor looks antique with wooden tables and cabinets. Coffee is tasteful along with fresh baking, I enjoyed a pumpkin muffin with my London Fog. Great service.

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Small quiet cafe that has a following of loyal customers. Just wish they have better and fresher snacks to go with the excellent coffee.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 Discovery Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: 250-477-2323

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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