Just a few of our great locations
Red Eye Espresso
The perfect cup of coffee is waiting for you at Red Eye Espresso on McCaul Street. Super friendly staff, captivating local art hanging from every wall, delicious and healthy snack options and just plain good coffee is what you can expect when you visit this charming coffee shop. Made fresh to order with a big smile, their wide range of affordable drinks will make your heart smile.
Conveniently located steps away from OCAD University and the Village by the Grange food court, Red Eye Espresso is the ideal spot to catch up with a friend, get some work done or run in-and-out on your way to your next destitution.
Coffee Exchange serves endless flavours of coffee, tea, sweet treats and mid-day snacks in a convenient location in the Village by the Grange Food Court across OCAD University! With exciting coffee flavours and over 100 types of teas, Coffee Exchange allows you to serve yourself and create your drink exactly the way you want it. This grab-and-go location is fast, affordable and ideal for grabbing a drink or snack to refuel during your busy day. Their friendly staff, fun and colourful layout and self-service design offers locals a stress-free purchase experience.
Refuel Juice and Salad Bar
Refuel Juice & Salad Bar is serving cold-press juices, power smoothies and colourful salads every day from 8:30am – 6:00pm. Their wide range of products are organic and made-to-order to ensure a fresh, delicious drink or salad every time. With exciting combinations like grapefruit + carrot + ginger, kale kraze, sweet & spicy and pina colada, there is sure to be a juice, smoothie or shake for you! Located at 1633 Bayview Ave, Refuel Juice & Salad Bar is the hippest cold-press juice joint in Toronto!
That Place on the Second Floor
Run by OCAD University’s students, That Place on the Second Floor is the ideal stop for student and staff to refuel with food and drinks on a busy day. Located at 100 McCaul St next to the Great Hall, TPOTSF is open Monday to Thursday: 8:00am—8:30pm, Friday: 8:00am—7:00pm and Saturday: 1:00pm—5:00pm.
This convenient cafe provides the University with food sovereignty with their healthy food options and delcious tea, coffee and cold drinks. Providing the OCAD community with delicious food alternatives that are socially and environmentally sustainable is their main goal.That Place on the Second Floor, a cafe by the students, for the students!
Fitstudios Wellness Center
FitStudios Wellness Center eliminates wait times to use equipment, uncertainty over how to use different machines and confusion over the perfect workout designed for you. At Fit Studios, the educated and experienced trainers and staff have what it takes to motivate, support and help you succeed with your fitness goals.
FitStudios is designed with people in mind, a place where truly committed individuals can attend with no distractions or limitations to hold them back. A place that pushes people out of their shell and allows them to excel with the right support and exercises tailored for their specific needs. All trainers require 4-year university kinesiology degree at a minimum. They must also participate in continuing education to stay updated and knowledgeable within their field. With a wide array offered programs including personal training, boot camp, individual membership and clinic services, Fitstudios is the perfect place to kickstart your healthy lifestyle.
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
Made with a unique custom blend of flavours, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt tastes like no other. All of Menchie’s products are gluten-free, vegan, and contain no high fructose corn syrup options. Their fun to top desserts are not just tasty, but a good source of calcium as they are made using fresh Canadian milk. Menchie’s focuses on using natural flavours including real cake, cookies, spices, fruits and nuts. and all yogurts are certified Kosher.
People of all ages and sizes are welcome to explore new flavours and create wild combinations that look and taste good. It’s never a dull moment at Menchie’s as new flavours and toppings are constantly being introduced to help excite your tastebuds and let you create something new every time.
Paint Box Bistro
Paintbox Catering & Bistro is not your average food joint in Toronto. Situated in Regent Park, Paintbox was introduced to better a community by offering career opportunities, training, business development and serving as an incubator for start-ups. This gorgeous bistro offers menu items that are healthy yet full of flavour and made with locally sourced ingredients. Paintbox Bistro even uses sustainable packaging keeping the environment in mind.
Enjoy an exciting selection of menu items over brunch or lunch and treat yourself to wine or delicious cocktails. With options like Mac & 5 Cheeses Spring rolls, Southern Fried Buttermilk Chicken Sandwiches, Jerk Chicken Quesadillas, Challah French Toast and Brunch Mimosa’s, Paintbox is sure to have something on the menu that speaks to you.
Located inside the Village by the Grange Foodcourt on McCaul, Mission Burrito offers a take on authentic Mexican cuisine on-the-go. Get your fix of fresh Mexican food in the form of a chicken, steak, fish, vegetarian, sweet potato or grilled veggie burrito. Inside the big delicious burritos, you can expect to find ingredients like guacamole, beans, onions, green pepper, rice, cheese and salsa all nestled inside a flour tortilla. Mission Burrito brings great variety to the Grange, just steps away from OCAD University and St. Patrick’s Station.
Toronto Popcorn Company
The Toronto Popcorn Company is taking your beloved popcorn to a whole new level! Located in Kensington Market, this Toronto hot spot is infusing your favorite movie snack with delicious unique flavors. Fresh, handcrafted, gourmet popcorn is offered in a variety of premium, savory and sweet flavors including Piña Colada, Black Cherry, Cinnamon Toast and even Toronto mix made with Maple Bacon, White Cheddar and Ketchup!
The Toronto Popcorn Company is ideal for event catering, ordering online or picking up on your way home and they make awesome gifts for your family and friends. Spice up your next movie night with flavored popcorn from the experts at Toronto Popcorn Company!
Saffron Spice Kitchen
Saffron Spice Kitchen is helping Torontonians eat healthy while enjoying flavorful menu items including soups, salads, wraps and more. Their signature Sri Lankan inspired Kothu Roti is a must-try with lamb, seafood or egg. Their irresistibly tasty dishes are made with diverse seasonings and exotic spices to satisfy your taste buds.
Fresh, hot and ready to order for lunch or dinner, Saffron Spice Kitchen has something delicious to offer everyone. Open 7 days a week, this popular Queen Street West location is serving up a range of different flavors that are perfect for your palette!
Rick’s Café, located in the heart of Kensington Market, is the perfect spot to get away from your busy day and indulge in a delicious drink or snack. From the moment you step in, you’re greeted with a smile and the aroma of fresh, decedent coffee.
The colorful interior is lined with beautiful local artwork that will capture your eyes and soul. Rick’s is the perfect spot to grab and go if you’re in a hurry or sit down to chat with a friend, read a book or simply get some work done. Be sure to stop by next time you’re in the area for a great cup of coffee and even better company.
Good news, you don’t have to travel all the way to Mexico to get your hands on irresistible authentic Churros! Pancho’s Bakery is bringing these sweet treats to you at two different locations, Kensington Market and Dufferin & Bloor. Churros can be filled with chocolate; caramel or fruity jams to create the ultimate sugary dessert.
Pancho’s also offers a variety of other Mexican pasties, savory empanadas, organic coffee and delicious shakes. Keep your eyes open for Pancho’s mobile Food Truck at local events all over Toronto and the GTA!
At Delica Kitchen, everything revolves around their love, respect and passion for food. Delica works with fresh, local and natural ingredients to create authentic meals and pastries. Their hearty menu items are made with high quality, wholesome ingredients through traditional cooking methods that are honest and simple.
With 3 beautiful locations on Yonge, Queen Street East & Queen Street West, there is a Delica Kitchen near you. Also available for catering, Delica menu items range from hot sandwiches, soups and wraps to fresh salads and healthy baked goods. Stop by today and enjoy one of their signature lunch options or simply indulge in a hot drink and delectable sweet.
deKEFIR is serving fresh Kefir made up of just a few simple ingredients, milk and Kefir grains. This healthy fermented dairy product is offered in parfait or frozen form ready to be topped with fresh fruits, nuts, and other exciting items such as granola made in-house.
You can even get your healthy dose of Kefir in a delicious waffle! Pair your favorite Kefir style snack with a nutritious smoothie made with non-traditional ingredients such as rhubarb, fig and basil. Located in the Toronto PATH, under the Bay Adelaide Centre, deKEFIR is open Monday through Friday to get you through your busy week.
650 Cafe Bistro
It’s hard to say what will catch your attention first, the delicious Mediterranean food or the beautiful store décor. Either way, you’ll want to step inside 650 Café Bistro for both. Connected to Toronto’s chic BeSixFifty boutique hotel on Bay Street, this beautiful bistro is a must see spot.
For lunch, 650 Café Bistro serves up traditional Mediterranean flavors that are always changing to keep your taste buds asking for more. Stop by 650 Café Bistro to read, chat, work or to simple take a break while enjoying a fresh cup of coffee paired with a delicious pastry.
Balzac’s cafes are the ideal spot to dive into a good book, work in a peace, take a break from your day or spend time with a friend. These charming café’s capture the spirit of the historic sites they are built on and are unique in their own special way. Balzac’s serves customers the very best using Fair Trade Organic coffee, sugar & cocoa as well as locally sourced organic milk.
There are 9 beautiful cafes located in the Distillery District, Liberty Village, Market Street, Ryerson Image Arts, Stratford, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Guelph and Kitchener, and the Toronto Reference Library. Inspired by Honoré de Balzac, a historic French novelist and prolific coffee consumer, Balzac’s brings a taste of French traditions, culture and celebrated specialty coffee across Ontario.
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