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Downstreet Coffee Company

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Canadian
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15844 Central Avenue, Inverness, Nova Scotia B0E 1N0, Canada
+1 902-258-3477
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Halifax, Canada
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I popped into the Downstream Coffee Company early Monday morning before driving the Cabot Trail. Loved the sense of humour, evident by the writing on the wall...I had to take a pic and am happy to share it! By the way,the coffee was excellent and they even had soy milk!!!

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Thank lastNovaScotian
Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place for coffee two mornings in a row while staying at the Glenora Distillery (was about 15 minutes away). The second morning we had brunch. A very cool spot, good coffee, good brunch, reasonable prices and friendly service. Highly recommend as good coffee places can be a bit hard to find on CB.

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Thank Michael M
Cape Breton Island, Canada
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I work from home so the Down Street Cafe is a great little spot to run to just to get out of the house and get some work done. Staff are super friendly, coffee is great and seating is comfortable. Will definitely return!

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Thank LadyTraveller2011
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

This is a great place to stop for a coffee break or lunch. We were on our way around the Cabot Trail and decided to take a break. The staff is friendly. The restaurant was very open in design, lots of light and very clean. We enjoyed an egg sandwich and soup before moving on.

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Thank FritzW18
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

The staff are good, the sound - clanking, banging, bad music is hard to take. The cookies very over priced. I think my chocolate chip cookie came from a bag, was hard and unpleasant. They were pretty much sold out of sweets, so I really do think they might have run to the grocery store and bought a bag of... More 

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Thank A B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited this cafe almost daily over a three week period. Great staff and service and most definitely the best coffee in the Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island provinces. Thankyou to Caithlin, Danny and staff

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Thank Nigel L
canada
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243 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

It was quite funny to walk into the Downstreet Cafe after two days on the Capital Trail in quaint Acadian inns and restaurants. Downstreet feels more like Halifax (or Vancouver). But the coffee, tea and scones were excellent and the atmosphere is great.

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Thank boltuprightCanada
Durham, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Found this place on our way to golf the first morning of our trip to play Cabot, and came back every day. Great breakfast sandwiches and scones to die for. Friendly, helpful staff and a nice atmosphere.

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Thank Lisa D
Annapolis valley, NS
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

A little disappointing. We have heard what a wonderful little café this was so after a walk on the beach we decided to have a late lunch here. The menu is very limited especially because I do not eat beef or pork. Instead I decided to go with the breakfast menu which I was told ended at noon. The place... More 

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Thank HappySingleTraveller
Newport Beach, California
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Downstreet Coffee Co. is great in every way: excellent coffee, wonderful homemade food & pastries, great atmosphere, good music, and free wifi! I wish there was a Downstreet in Newport Beach, because I'd be a regular!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15844 Central Avenue, Inverness, Nova Scotia B0E 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +1 902-258-3477

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