Fall is here Vancouver, and you know what that means? Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back. Tis the season for sweater weather and this classic fall drink.
If you’re getting tired of Starbucks and/or want to try a Vancouver variation of the PSL, you’ve clicked on the right article. Even if you’re not usually a PSL or pumpkin fan, these places and variations may just change your mind.
Pumpkin Pie Caramel Macchiato // Blenz Coffee
Blenz offers this take on the Pumpkin Spice Latte and it is delicious. The Pumpkin Pie Caramel Macchiato is topped with caramel and graham crackers. They are also offering Toffee Nut Latte for fall. Blenz conveniently has several locations throughout the Lower Mainland.
Pumpkin Spice Latte, Pumpkin Spice Frappé // Second Cup
Second Cup’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Frappés are deliciously garnished with real pumpkin pie spice and made with white chocolate paired with Espresso Forte and pumpkin pie syrup. There are 2 locations in Vancouver and 1 in West Vancouver.
Pumpkin Pie Latte // Grounds For Coffee, 2565 Alma St
Located only 10 minutes from UBC and right beside the Alma bus stop for the 99, Grounds For Coffee has amazing homemade cinnamon buns that will complement your Pumpkin Pie Latte.
Pumpkin Spice Latte, Maple Pumpkin Latte // The Buzz Cafe and Espresso Bar, 901 Homer St
Centrally located in downtown Vancouver, this unique and cozy cafe offers both Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Maple Pumpkin Lattes. The Buzz Cafe and Espresso Bar is inside Vancouver’s oldest retail art gallery.
Salted Caramel Latte // Thierry
Although not a Pumpkin Spice Latte, this fall drink specially at Thierry is so good and similar, you must try it! Order one of their delicious desserts while you’re there.
Pumpkin Spice Ice Cap // Tim Hortons
Timmy’s has yet to put their PSL on the menu for fall, but you can get any coffee like an Ice Cappuccino, and ask for a Pumpkin Spice flavouring in the meantime.
Pumpkin Spice Latte // Thomas Haas
Although Thomas Haas has yet to release their fall menu, in previous years a delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte has usually been a part of it, so here’s hoping they will be offering Pumpkin Spice Latte soon. FYI the fall menu is typically released in October.
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