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JJ Bean Coffee Roasters - Granville Island

Certificate of Excellence
Granville Island & Fairview
Cafe, Canadian
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1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-685-0613
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This spot had some delicious and strong coffee! Love it. What a great little neighbourhood coffee shop.

Thank jessicataylor28
New Delhi, India
1 review
Reviewed February 14, 2017

JJ Bean is an amazing Cafe chain throughout Vancouver and area. They have the happiest staff and they all seem to know how to make perfect coffee, every time. They have their own roaster on Powell near Hastings and their coffee always smells and tastes super fresh. And lots of tasty foods and baked goods as well. My number 1... More 

Thank blissfullybabe
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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493 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Easy access in Granville Market with a lineup just long enough to know that the coffee at JJ Bean is good. The roast is mellow, strong enough to feel like full bodied coffee but not overly burnt. Service is quick and friendly. A reliable coffee with no attitude.

Thank Sassamatt
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Love the dark roast and rich aroma. Just the right amount of caffeine to perk you up. I had a soy latte and it was superb. Would recommend you grab a coffee here first before you begin your tour of the Granville market.

Thank DaffodilBlush
Banff, Canada
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We had one in Granville Island Market and it is a rich dark coffee (ours was anyway). I didn't see any other shops but I wasn't looking specifically for them but like many other independant coffee shops in Canada the beans are roasted very well.

Thank Dan S
Oldham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Excellent choice of beans to suit all tastes. We always bring some home. Also if you buy beans or ground you get a free coffee of your choice.

Thank Valann4
Vancouver, Canada
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Finally got a chance to try JJ Bean, and was glad I did. Just had an americano and it was super smooth and tasted delicious. Would I recommend going? Yes, way way better than Tim Hortons!

Thank concon55
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Best coffee in my 24 days away! We found a good cup of coffee like we have at home hard to find, until we found JJ Bean.

Thank Wildwilbo
Vancouver, Canada
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Great dark roasts...more on the robust and bitter side. I usually buy the beans in the back and ship them to my family in Alberta as well. Great baked goods. The muffins are a bit greasy but huge and delicious!

Thank Steven K
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This is a must stop in the market at Granville Island. Love their Mochas! It is at one of the southern entrances to the market - don't miss it!

Thank chosen46

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Granville Island & Fairview
  • Neighborhood: Granville Island & Fairview
  • Phone Number: +1 604-685-0613

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out, Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios, hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all offer a plethora of activities and entertainment options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh wares at the public market, and others of whom have arrived to take in the eclectic atmosphere. A popular seafood destination, and Vancouver's leading spot for improv and amateur theatre, Granville Island is an indulgent, welcoming entertainment centre in any season or time of day.
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