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Serious Coffee James Bay


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Cafe, Canadian
Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

Well, imagine yourself in James Bay. Yes, you’ll find real live Victorians there in their natural environment. James Bay is very quaint ok small. It’s got a large retirement community and so you’ll see lots of people on the street. So you’re walking up Menzies...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cindy B
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Parking in the area can be a bit of a challenge but worth it for the fresh coffee and light pastries and other food. Worth a visit

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Evauator
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Great tasty coffee and snacks, Megan is always on point with my order. My GF loves the lattes and I go for the dark roast.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank BWEric1984
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

I went here for a quick coffee which was very good, but the staff were great. It was a bit slow and they had time to chat a bit and gave great recommendations for restaurants and cool shops in town. Thank you!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JamesA546
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Grab your favourite beverage - local paper - hot muffin or scone and sit out side - or share a table with some of the locals and catch up on local news or meet a new friend - local artists decorate the walls - wonderful...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Barbara Anne G
Reviewed July 3, 2017

My wife is a serious coffee drinker and she loved it so that means a lot as she knows what a good coffee is. The cakes are to die for as well so if you like coffee and cakes served in a lovely place by...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank ericlowe
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Even though this is a franchise, it feels sort of local. They advertise specials and you can find coupons in the local paper, The James Bay Beacon. I like the bicycling sculpture and tables out front on the sidewalk.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly good coffee. I don't expect the coffee to be top quality from a chain but my coffee was very well made, full of real coffee flavor and no unpleasant tang. I ordered a long back with hot milk on the side. Service efficient and...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank steveW7204LX
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have spent a lot of time in Victoria and like Serious Coffee's coffee and congenial atmosphere. It's a great place to spend some time reading or writing.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank mcmorna
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Serious coffee is my favourite Vancouver Island coffee! It's got great flavour! The staff in all the Serious Coffee locations have been friendly and helpful, very efficient.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank SunTravellers
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