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5 Best Coffee Shops in Markham

5 Best Coffee Shops in Markham

Searching for the best coffee shops in Markham to visit?

Whether you’re looking for a cute coffee shop to meet a friend or a coffice to sit down and get some work done, you’ll definitely love all these cafés in Markham.

You can even hit up all of them and do a little café hop!

Here are some of the best coffee shops and cafés to visit in Markham, Ontario.

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Best coffee shops in Markham


Hatch Coffee Roasters

Hatch is a specialty coffee roaster and shop based out of Markham, and you can actually find their beans at quite a few café across the GTA!

Stop by their coffee bar and try one of their drip coffees or go for a bottled cold brew.

You can also subscribe to their coffee subscription service and try their new coffee offerings each month!

They’re also carbon neutral, which is pretty cool.

LOCATION: 802 Cochrane Dr, Markham, ON


Platform Espresso Bar

Platform is a cozy spot on Highway 7 serving up both coffee and brunch, and they’ve also got a gorgeous interior with a cool train mural.

From Belgian waffles to torched salmon toast, they’ve got plenty of classic and Asian-inspired brunch options to choose from.

They have an extensive drink menu featuring all kinds of coffee and tea drinks, like their Hojicha Latte and Blue Rose (butterfly pea flower tea with rose, white chocolate, and milk).

You can even try seasonal drinks like their Peppermint Mocha or Torched Ube!

They serve up coffee and tea from local and international roasters and companies, including coffee from Hatch Coffee nearby and 49th Parallel in Vancouver.

LOCATION: 4450 Hwy 7, Unionville, ON


Alchemy Coffee in Markham, Ontario

Alchemy Coffee

If you’re looking for somewhere with great coffee and brunch, you’ll definitely want to pay a visit to Alchemy.

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They’ve got unique brunch dishes like their Beef Benny with slow braised beef shank and Duck & Waffles with duck confit, and they’ve also got plenty of eggs benedicts to choose from.

They’ve got all of the classic coffee fixings, so you can enjoy a good Cappuccino with your brunch.

The restaurant is teeny-tiny and you have to order and pay at the counter before sitting down, so come early if you want a seat!

It’s definitely worth waiting in line for, though – the food is absolutely incredible.

LOCATION: 4361 Hwy 7, Unionville, ON


Okonomiyaki Grilled Cheese from SCENIC coffee + brunch in Markham, Ontario

SCENIC coffee + brunch

SCENIC is a newer spot in Markham, and they serve up coffee and brunch every single day of the week.

They’ve also got Japanese-inspired brunch dishes on their menu made with local ingredients, including their Yuzu Eggs Benedict, Strawberry Rose Mochi Pancake, and Tamagoyaki Omelette!

I adore their Okonomiyaki Grilled Cheese, with is topped with nori and comes with an okonomiyaki dipping sauce.

They’ve also got all your typical coffee offerings made with locally-roasted coffee, alongside more unique options like their Hojicha Latte and Kabocha Soy Latte.

You can find their café right by Woodbine & Highway 7 in a small plaza!

LOCATION: 8241 Woodbine Ave #7, Markham, ON


Pod Coffee at Main Street Unionville in Markham, Ontario

Pod Coffee

Pod Coffee is a super cute little coffee shop located at Main Street Unionville in Markham.

They’re housed in a minimalist white building with black accents, v perfect for your Instagram feed.

They’ve got all the classic coffee and tea fixings, as well as seasonal drinks.

You can even shop some coffee accessories in-store if you’re looking to level up your coffee game at home.

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You’ll find Pod Coffee pretty much right at the entrance to Main Street Unionville from the Highway 7 side.

LOCATION: 142 Main St. Unionville Unit 2, Unionville, ON


Best coffee shops in Markham:

  1. Hatch Coffee Roasters
  2. Platform Espresso Bar
  3. Alchemy Coffee
  4. SCENIC coffee + brunch
  5. Pod Coffee

These were some of the best coffee shops and cafés in Markham to visit, whether you’re looking to grab a quick coffee or sit down and do some work!

If you’re looking to do a tasting tour in Markham where you get to try a bunch of different restaurants, try this fun 3.5 hour walking food tour in Main Street Unionville!

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Best cafés and coffee shops in Markham