There's something super special about the cafe culture in Toronto. Not only is the quality of the coffee important to all Torontonians but we also appreciate a really nice, aesthetically pleasing cafe space.
When a cafe has a gorgeous interior Torontonians will spend hours there getting on their work/study grind and of course, updating their Instagram feeds with cute cafe pictures.
There's an endless amount of adorable cafes that are Instagram-worthy but these are some of our favourites! These cafes are both old and new, adding something unique to the coffee shop scene here in the city.
14. Dineen Outpost
Where: 1042 Gerrard St E // Gerrard Village
Dineen Outpost is the newest sister cafe to the downtown hotspot Dineen Coffee Co. This gorgeous spot just opened up on Gerrard and it's literally stunning. Their food and coffees are delicious and it's a great spot to get some work done, catch up with friends and take some amazing pictures as well.
13. Safehouse Coffee
Where: 1615 Dundas St W // Brockton Village
You can't go wrong with an adorable cafe that has some cute letters made of tiles in their floor. This is what Safehouse Cafe brings to the table and it's super popular for Instagram pictures. They also serve tons of delicious baked goods and coffee that's impeccably made every time.
12. Hopper Coffee
Where: 324 College St // Harbord Village
This cafe is all about pop art as you can probably tell. Take your pictures posing with a delicious cup of Joe perched on their giant Campbell's soup tables! It's a great place to study and catch up on work if you're looking for a cozy space.
11. Tucana Coffee
Where: 1413 Dundas St W // Little Portugal
This cafe may be small but it has a whole lot going for it. On the back wall you'll see flower/tropical wall paper, plants hanging from the walls and in the front window they have a neon 'Coffee' sign! There's so many great spots to take pictures here while you enjoy a delicious latte and baked good.
10. Tandem Coffee
Where: 368 King St E // Corktown
This cafe is all about plants! They have a live plant wall, tons of potted plants and a cozy interior that's perfect for studying and hanging out. Their specialty is matcha lattes and black sesame lattes adorable cookies. There's tons of opportunities in this cafe for a great Instagram.
9. Little Pebbles
Where: 160 Baldwin St // Baldwin Village
This is definitely one of the cutest cafes that Toronto has to offer making gorgeous Japanese desserts and drinks. You can enjoy a matcha, black sesame or regular latte with stunning latte art paired with one of their stunning desserts that are almost too pretty to eat!
8. Neo Coffee Bar
Where: 100-161 Frederick St // Old Toronto
This cafe is all about matcha everything. They make probably some of the best matcha lattes and desserts in the entire city, no joke! You can enjoy a gorgeous latte paired with one of the famous matcha rolls or matcha cheesecakes and admire their super modern interior design.
7. Strange Love Coffee
Where: 101 Spadina Ave // Fashion District
Strange Love serves award winning coffee so you know it's going to be faithfully delicious every time. While the interior of this space is definitely cute it's the outside that's truly special. On the side of this cafe they have have a 'Toronto" graffiti mural that's super popular for Instagram photos!
6. The Nugget
Where: 761 Dundas St W // Trinity Bellwoods
This small walk-up espresso bar is hidden beside a popular beside joint called Village Pizza. You can grab a delicious espresso-based drink and take some shots with their tile 'Coffee' sign and graffiti wall! This cafe is the perfect secret to discover.
5. Run And Gun Coffee
Where: 1541 Dundas St W // Brockton Village
This adorable little cafe in Toronto is also a mini succulent and cactus shop which is basically putting the two most Instagrammable things together into one. You can spend your afternoon sipping coffee in the greenhouse vibes and purchase a succulent, cactus, hanging plant or terrarium on your way out!
4. Hailed Coffee
Where: 801 Gerrard St E // Riverdale
If you're looking for a simple, solid white background for a colourful outfit picture featuring coffee this is a great spot! All the tiles and walls are white in this cafe which offers sleek and fresh Instagram pictures and of course, their coffee is super delicious.
Where: 679 Lansdowne Ave // Junction Triangle
Baddies is an Australian cafe that also serves a mean brunch. The space and the food are reason enough to take your next Instagram picture here because of all the plants, the 'You Beauty' wall saying and their food that's picture perfect every single time!
2. Versus Coffee
Where: 70 Adelaide St E // Old Toronto
Versus Coffee is well-known in the city for having the most Instagrammable colourful lattes! If you haven't taken an adorable photo here yet, you've definitely got to go. The colour is $0.50 extra but it's totally worth it to upgrade your regular matcha or espresso lattes to something much prettier.
1. Major Treat Coffee
Where: 1158 Queen St W // Little Portugal
This is one of the newest coffee shops in Toronto that offers something super unique to the cafe scene. It's both a hip cafe and a barber shop so you can get a stylish trim while sipping on a delicious latte. You definitely don't have to get a cut while you're here though, they have tons of seating inside and outside for coffee drinkers to enjoy!