Stop At These 7 Spots For Coffee In New Brunswick
All road trips require fuel, and we don’t just mean for your car. If you’re travelling through New Brunswick and looking for a caffeine fix, these New Brunswick coffee shops offer a great cup of joe and a welcoming atmosphere to boot. Keep these spots in mind as you travel through the province and explore Moncton, Fredericton, and Saint John.
Duo (Tide & Boar)
700 Main St.; tideandboar.com/duo
Adjacent to the popular Tide & Boar restaurant, Duo is worthy of a pit stop in its own right. Let the friendly staff fix you a fancy latte, espresso, or their daily roast, while you enjoy the artwork from local artists hanging in the trendy space, and listen to music played on vinyl. Duo is also the perfect spot for a quick breakfast or lunch—they bake their pastries fresh every morning.
382 St. George St.; facebook.com/Laundromat-Expresso-Bar
For a funky and casual atmosphere, stop at Laundromat Espresso to relax and recharge. Heavy on the retro vibes, you won’t find Wi-Fi at this coffee shop, but you will find a large selection of international beers and local craft brews on tap.
36 Grannan St.; facebook.com/roguecoffeesj
Tucked inside an old industrial building, Rogue Coffee is located in the adorable twinkle-lit Grannon Alley in uptown Saint John. Atlantic Canada’s first café using Modbar espresso equipment, Rogue offers artisan coffee and other beverages made with quality ingredients, such as 75% dark hot chocolate and oat milk lattes. Rogue also serves nitro-infused cold brew, Kombucha, and Prosecco on tap, so there’s lots to choose from.
Catapult Coffee & Studio
116 Princess St.; outflowsj.com/catapultcoffee
Whether you purchase a cup of coffee or a beautiful handcrafted item at Catapult Coffee, you’re supporting the local community. Passionate about providing work opportunities to those who have barriers limiting their participation in the workforce, Catapult strives to provide a supportive workplace for its employees. The shop features locally-made planters, benches, lamps, and a variety of woven handmade crafts, so take a minute to browse while you sip.
Urban Almanac General Store
75 York St.; urbanalmanac.com
At Urban Almanac General Store, coffee shop meets retail. Not your traditional café, Urban Almanac offers an eclectic mix of carefully-sourced home décor, furniture, and trinkets, as well as made-to-order artisan tea and coffee beverages. Let their friendly baristas serve you, and stick around to do a little shopping.
Chess Piece Patisserie
361 Queen St.; chesspiece.ca
If you like something sweet with your coffee, Chess Piece Patisserie is the spot for you. It’s Fredericton’s only true Parisian-style café, and the menu is heaven for anyone with a sweet tooth: enjoy French macarons, pastries, cakes, sandwiches, and more to go with your coffee or tea.
Tipsy Muse Café
86 Regent St.; tipsymusecafe.ca
From college students to creatives, the Tipsy Muse Café’s goal is to support the community by displaying and selling art by locals, and hosting live music and poetry nights. Stop by for tea, coffee, or kombucha, paired with a Montréal bagel dressed with custom whipped cream cheese. Or, try one of their many vegan treats, and enjoy chatting with the friendly staff.