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“Interesting & eclectic people” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Penny Coffee House

The Penny Coffee House
331 - 5th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2B4;, Canada
(403) 320 - 5852
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Interesting & eclectic people”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I've been going to The Penny for years. The coffee, sandwiches and pastries are great (especially the ginger snaps), and it attracts a variety of people. You never know who you'll see there.

Visited October 2012
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Lethbridge, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Cosy Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Friendly staff and a warm and cosy atmosphere make the Penny Coffee House a great place to hang out. I've only had a few things to eat and drink here, but the quality was pretty good overall. I did have a hot drink with whipped cream that tasted a bit past its due date, but that was a one-off experience.

The sausage rolls are terrific!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Lethbridge's coffee place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Living in Vancouver, we have a multitude of excellent coffee places to choose from. Penny Coffee House rates with anything we have here at home, in terms of coffee quality, ambience, and service.

In fact, they might surpass our local places in one respect: they use a lid for the take-out cups that has a sliding cover for the opening. My wife - who knows about these things, tells me that this type of lid isn't cheap, and is not often used, for that reason. Good on Penny for taking care of the small details!

Visited August 2012
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Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“French Press Coffee Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

You won't get a better cup of french press coffee unless you make it yourself at home. Any bakery choice from their showcase is made from scratch and you can certainly tell by the quality.Also to choose from, many different quality teas, iced drinks and a variety of different coffee variations. Excellent value all around! remember , it is a coffee house, not a full fledged restaurant.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Agassiz
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

This is SUCH a good place, wonderful drinks, great baked goodies and scrumptious homemade soups, salads and sandwiches!

Visited May 2012
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