This article was originally authored by Leslie Ivanchenko, a local senior, with editorial and publishing assistance provided by the editors of Mississauga Arts Guide.

The creation of this article was made possible through the support of the Seniors Community Grant Program.

Looking for where to find your next go to coffee shops in Mississauga. Mississauga boasts a vibrant coffee scene that caters to both locals in search of their daily fix and visitors seeking a cozy spot to unwind. From artisanal brews to delightful pastries, the city offers a diverse array of coffee shops that are sure to please any caffeine enthusiast. Whether you’re a fan of classic espresso or adventurous specialty drinks, here are the top 10 coffee shops in Mississauga to add to your must-visit list.

1. Halo Espresso Bar (3024 Hurontario St, Mississauga)

Located in the heart of Cooksville, Mississauga, Halo Espresso Bar is a hidden gem known for its exceptional coffee and warm atmosphere. This cozy shop roasts their beans in-house, offering a selection of single-origin coffees and expertly crafted espresso drinks. Pair your brew with a freshly baked pastry for the perfect morning treat. Because they roast their beans in house, you can enjoy the rich coffee aroma throughout the cafe, while sipping your morning coffee. If you want to take the coffee home as a gift for your loved one or yourself, they sell bags of freshly ground or whole bean coffee.

2. Studio.89 (2520 Eglinton Ave W Unit 1, Mississauga) 

More than just a coffee shop, Studio.89 is a community-driven cafe that combines delicious coffee with a passion for social change. Their Fair Trade, organic coffee options are a hit among patrons who appreciate ethically sourced beverages. With their vegan-friendly menu and engaging events, from open mic nights to workshops, the cafe offers a great experience to costumers. If at first you might be skeptical about how tasty their vegan selection is, rest assured their food is delicious.

3. Archtop Cafe (91 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga)

There’s nothing better in the summertime than strolling along the streets of Port Credit and taking in the lakeside scenery. See boats docked near Snug Harbour, listen to the waves, and check out boutiques doted across Lakeshore street. If it gets too hot, step inside Archtop Cafe.  Archtop Cafe stands out for its unique blend of music and coffee culture. As you sip on a velvety latte, you can browse their selection of vinyl records. If you want something a little stronger, they also serve delicious cocktails and local beers.

4. Back Road Coffee Roasters (133 Queen St E, Mississauga)

Calling all motor heads and bikers! This retro-motor themed cafe, welcomes travellers, with a hot cup of coffee. Tucked away on Queens St E, Back Road Coffee Roasters exudes a charming, calming ambiance. Step inside to find an array of espresso-based drinks expertly prepared by skilled baristas. The welcoming atmosphere invites patrons to relax with a book or catch up with friends over a perfectly brewed cappuccino.

5. La Villa Bakery & Cafe (331 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga)

For a taste of authentic Italian coffee, head to La Villa Bakery & Cafe.  This family-owned establishment delights customers with traditional Italian espresso, served alongside freshly baked pastries and paninis. Whether you’re craving a quick espresso shot or a leisurely cappuccino, La Villa delivers on flavour and authenticity. Fun fact, bakery owner, Mr. John Bozzo, was named Mississauga’s citizen of the year in 2021.

6. Matari Coffee (3465 Platinum Dr unit 97, Mississauga)

Matari Coffee is a favourite among for its top-notch coffee and friendly service. This U.S. based coffee company serving delicious Yemeni coffee and pastries, opened it’s doors in 2023. With a chic interior and ample seating, it’s an ideal spot for a midday pick-me-up.

7. Hale Coffee Company (100 City Centre Dr, Mississauga)

Need a pick me up while shopping in the bustling Square One Shopping Mall? Hale Coffee Company offers a cozy ambiance, that insolates you from the noisy shopping centre. a Their diverse menu caters to all tastes, from classic espresso to specialty brews. With a commitment to quality and community, it’s a welcoming spot for coffee enthusiasts in the heart of the city.

8. Cosenza Espresso Bar (3570-3578 Mavis Rd, Mississauga)

Enjoy mouthwatering sandwiches paired with the perfectly creafted latte or espresso. This Italian style cafe is the perfect spot to relax. With an old school European charm, this cafe is sure to charm you with it’s relaxed ambiance. The staff are top-notch and deliver superb service.

9. Café Palm Bites (3920 Eglinton Ave W unit 34, Mississauga)

Café Palm Bites is a beautiful upscale cafe and desert on Eglinton Ave, with a Middle-Eastern Flair. Step inside to find a modern space adorned with desserts galore, offering the perfect cafe experience. Their expertly brewed coffee and friendly staff make it a beloved spot for regulars who appreciate a personalized touch with their beverages. Before you leave don’t forget to try their gourmet dates, which pair perfectly with their coffee.

10. The Bloom Coffee (3525 Platinum Dr, Mississauga)

Rounding off our list is The Bloom Coffee, a charming spot on the border of Mississauga. Known for their smooth espresso and rich, flavourful brews, this cafe is a favourite among those in search of a quality cup of coffee. Their selection of homemade baked goods perfectly complements the coffee, making it a must-visit for any coffee aficionado.

Whether you’re a connoisseur in search of the perfect pour-over or simply looking for a cozy spot to relax with a latte, Mississauga’s coffee scene has something to offer everyone. From trendy cafes to community-driven spaces, these top 10 coffee shops are sure to satisfy your caffeine cravings while providing a welcoming atmosphere to savour each sip. Next time you find yourself in Mississauga, be sure to embark on a coffee adventure and discover the diverse flavours this city has brewing!


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