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“Best Coffee in North America” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Luna Cafe

Luna Cafe
117 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B1A7, Canada (Downtown)
(604) 687-5862
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Ranked #337 of 2,789 restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Café
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Best Coffee in North America”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Having been in Canada and the US for three weeks, I was generally disappointed with the standard of the available coffee. The ubiquitous filter coffee is available everywhere but is universally blah. The standard of espresso left a lot to be desired. Then I found this place, quite by mistake, but in need of a coffee fix. Watching the barrista go about his work indicated that he really knew what he was doing. The results confirmed it. On complementing him on his product, the reason became obvious: he was trained in Melbourne Australia, home of the world's best coffee!

Visited September 2013
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Montrea
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great local coffee shop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Great place to hang out guys and gals behind the counter are great fresh made soups and sandwiches great coffee not Starbucks !

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great Coffee and Cake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Vancouver seems dominated by the Starbucks chain with branches on almost every street corner. Thank goodness then for the Luna Cafe in Gastown that does a great mug of coffee, lovely 'home baked' scones (that the British might call rock cakes) at a really good price. Whatever you call them the cake was fresh and delicous.

Located just down the road from the cruise ship docks and among all the tourist souvenir shops. This place is a little independent gem. With free wifi! The guys running the place were very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“nice service and great coffee”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2008

nice service and great coffee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2008

PANINIS!

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