Explore Squamish - September 20, 2021

Squamish Sips: Where to Have Coffee in Squamish

Photo: RideHub Cafe

Squamish Sips: Where to Have Coffee in Squamish

In Squamish, coffee shops are an expression of our culture. They are places to socialize, to showcase art, to work, to indulge and to gather before an adventurous day. It's easy to overhear hiking plans in the making and see topographic maps spread widely across the tables. Whichever cafe you visit you're sure to soak up the essence of Squamish while you're there.

Chatterbox Cafe

Your new favourite coffee stop off the Sea to Sky Highway. Located beside Britannia Mine Museum just steps away from Britannia Beach this commuter-friendly coffee shop has all the snacks and caffeinated beverages you could hope for including espresso, soups, paninis and more. The historic cafe is also the home of the museum's collection of autographed photos, chronicling the history of films and TV shows filmed at Britannia Mine including The Flash, Supernatural, The X Files, and 21 Jump Street. 

Photo: Bob Herger

Caffe Garibaldi

Located inside the Squamish Adventure Centre, Caffe Garibaldi is THE post and pre-adventure meeting point. Just steps from the cafe you can book a mountain bike tour, rent a paddleboard, play at Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park, book a rafting tour, go rock climbing or venture out for a hike. They also have a tasty selection of pastries and on-the-go snacks.

 Photo: Caffe Garibaldi

Cloudburst Cafe

Digital nomads and frequent web surfers flock to Cloudburst Cafe for the high-speed Wi-Fi, energizing coffee and delicious treats. The cafe is licensed to serve gourmet "adult-friendly" coffees and there is ample space to curl up and get some work done. The Locavore Bar + Grill is located right next door to satisfy your hunger when the time comes. 

Photo: Cloudburst Cafe

Counterpart Coffee

Serving up small batch, roasted-in-house coffee you can taste the flavours of Squamish in every cup of Counterpart Coffee. Trust us you will want to take a bag home and having it on hand may increase your daily caffeine consumption. 

Photo: Counterpart Coffee

Fox & Oak

Located in Downtown Squamish, Fox & Oak is a community coffee house that specializes in handcrafted leavened doughnuts and specialty coffees. Check out their roster of seasonal and ever-changing treats, or choose from their selection of the day from their selection of multiple roasters.

Image: Fox & Oak

Galileo Coffee Company

Britannia Beach's former roastery Galileo Coffee Company has reinvented themselves and can now be found in the heart of Squamish on Queens Way. Priding themselves on their in-house baking, quick eats and most importantly small batch roasting, coffee fans can enjoy their beverages as they experience 'Truth in Coffee'-  an appreciation for the many nuances and flavour profiles that coffee beans have to offer.

Image: Galileo Cafe

RideHub Cafe

Stop by for coffee and a snack and have your bike tuned while you eat. RideHub Cafe is home to Squamish's local trail experts and is your one-stop-shop for bike rentals, riding advice, bike maintenance, trail branded merchandise, delicious snacks and delicious espresso. Park your bike out front and hit the trails after you eat, the cafe is located in between the Diamond Head and Alice Lake / Garibaldi Highlands Riding Zones.

Image: RideHub Cafe

Sunflower Bakery & Cafe

Squamish's local hotspot for artisan donuts and coffee. Baked fresh every morning, the donuts at Sunflower Bakery are tantalizing to your taste buds. Stop by the cafe located in beautiful downtown Squamish and sip your coffee on the patio as you stare up at views of Mount Garibaldi. Fresh bread, savoury baked goods and made from scratch sandwiches are also available. 

Image: Sunflower Cafe

Zephyr Cafe

Zephyr Cafe is an informal meeting place for Squamish locals and visitors alike, they have a large enough menu that will keep you coming back for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Bohemian vibes and mix of gluten-free and vegan eats are a hit with all kinds of folks, and the coffee hits the mark every time. 

Photo: @tara.explores, Zephyr Cafe

 

 

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