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JJ Bean Coffee Roasters - Granville Island

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1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-685-0613
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7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Wildwilbo
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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Thank Steven K
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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Thank chosen46
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This was a stop on the Granville Island Market Tour and was excellent. Take the tour and get great samples before buying. Good stuff. Great way to start the tour, fresh coffee. Bold coffee, great flavor. Was brewed strong but not so strong that it is bitter. They know how to brew their own coffee and it makes a difference.... More 

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Thank WesleyMCPA
Regina, Canada
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155 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Stopped here as part of our Granville Island Food Tour. The coffee was described as the best in Vancouver. Not sure about that but it was very good made with the French press method. If you need a good caffein hit while on Granville you won't go wrong here.

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Thank TravelingMac60
Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Have had coffee, lunch, snacks - whatever, at every JJ Beans in the city and have to say I loved everything. Always fresh, delicious baking (some of the best, and like that they add new items to try out - compliments to whoever does all the baking), a person can always find the level of roast that they prefer, plus... More 

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Thank Charlene M
Tempe, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Stop by to get a good cup of coffee. They have drip and french press available. There are no place to sit. So you can only buy and go. But there is always a long line of people. I had a cup of dark roast and they pumped it out of one of the coffee warmer pot that you push... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We Go to JJBeans all the times. Each location has it's own character but they all taste the same, which is great! Best Coffee in Town. Almond Milk Late and Muffin! YES!

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Thank Meego Y
Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

We stopped here on a food tour that was given by Vancouver Foodie Tours and fell in love. This was by far the best pure coffee we had tasted in Vancouver, and possibly everywhere we've been. Highly recommend stopping by and trying their drip coffee black. It is non-acidic and they constantly changing up their beans which they roast in... More 

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Thank Stefani H
Minneapolis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We went on the Market tasting tour and liked the coffee here so much we bought a bag of the seasonal blend that had flavors of Bing Crosby. Have not figured that part out but the coffee at home tastes wonderful.

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Thank UpnorthMN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
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: 604-685-0613

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Staying in Granville Island & Fairview

Neighborhood Profile
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.