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The Old Grind

$$ - $$$Cafe, Healthy,
175 Pembina Ave, Hinton, Alberta T7V 2B2, Canada
+1 780-865-1934
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good40%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Healthy, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
175 Pembina Ave, Hinton, Alberta T7V 2B2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a quick lunch on the way from Jasper to Edmonton. Perfect sandwich, soup and salad place. A friend and I shared the Cobb salad which was huge and the grilled turkey panini. Others in our party had the egg salad and crab salad...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The spinach and feta quiche was so good I had to go back and eat it for breakfast the next day. My husband had egg salad sandwich and chicken noodle soup for lunch, then a breakfast of a cinnamon bun and beef and barley soup....More

Thank yakinnancy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here two days in a row and loved it. The first day we ate sandwiches and soup. As people who LOVE soup it was awesome having three freshly made choices. The second day we had breakfast which included some super yummy breakfast sandwiches....More

Thank iamthesith
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We were looking for an alternative to fast food chain restaurants and happened upon this gem of a place. Very attractively furnished including excellent local artwork, uncrowded seating, and best of all, very good food. My crab salad sandwich on very fresh bread was delicious,...More

Thank Shelley2707
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

A decaf Americano and a huge cinnamon bun! They were in great Canada Day spirits! Nice place to have a break in Hinton - or for the drive into Jasper.

Thank RKellington
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Love the Old Grind...and that it is right across from where I work! The quality of the fod doesn't change...whether you eat in...or take it out for lunch! Always great to have a chat with new owners Mel and Carl...they always stop to acknowledge you,...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed June 10, 2017

This beautiful coffee shop has a wide variety of delicious snacks and beverages and friendly service with a wonderful collection of local art.

Thank glodawn
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We were told this place was the best place to get coffee. They were right. We also had an egg sandwich and it was very good. Very cozy inside.

Thank nomorcamping
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through the area and looking for a lunch that wasn't fast food. The Old Grind looked like it'd have healthful options. Well worth the drive into Hinton. I chose a wonderful green apple turkey panini and my hubby had a soup and...More

Thank Justin B
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I want to share how amazing this cozy little restaurant is!! Every morning me and my girls go in for coffee and a delicious yogurt parfait. The service is fantastic, the food great and atmosphere calming. Its a must to visit !!

Thank Anita H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Pembina Ave, Hinton, Alberta T7V 2B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Hinton
  • Phone Number: +1 780-865-1934
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The Old Grind is a vibrant, hip cafe specializing in high-quality, locally roasted espresso-based coffees and drinks, smoothies and Italian sodas, paired with delicious, home-baked goods and nutritionally healthy light meals, soups, salads, and sandwiches. Breakfast, gluten free, vegetarian and take out options available. Set in a warm, eclectic setting, we are a licenced establishment situated along Highway 16 at Green Square, behind the Travel Alberta Visitor Information Center in Hinton, Alberta. The Old Grind is a favorite local gathering place offering events and live music, great food and drink, and exceptional customer service. Incredible assortment of local art available for sale.
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