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Fine Grind Cafe

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James St., St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-348-3214
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St. Catharines, Ontario
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81 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. If you'd like a really great cup of coffee And you want it well made and in a very comfortable place. Your cup of coffee will be delicious. I am glad to know Rob and see how much he puts into his shop. Great job!

1 Thank goinganywherewecango
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to just chill and enjoy drinks. The BEST hot chocolate ever! Nothing like sipping on hot chocolate while playing chess in this warm environment!

Thank Salem K
Shanghai, China
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204 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for coffee, which was OK, and milkshakes, which the kids adored. Great ambiance and decor - clearly opens for a late night crowd too with veggie fayre on the menu.

Thank Scott L
Niagara Falls, Canada
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

- Very cute/quaint place for hot chocolate after a show downtown on a Sunday - Both of us had the hot chocolate and it took awhile to make but worth the wait and it was very tasty and very HOT- the way I enjoy my hot chocolate the most. It was very rice and had actual chocolate on my spoon.... More 

Thank Deidra L
Frankfurt, Germany
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Very relaxed atmosphere with fantastic beverages and snacks. A lot of the drinks are home-made and they offer every type of hot beverage you can imagine! A great place to sit and read a book with tea, or go for coffee with friends. Be sure to check out their Chai Tea latte, they make it from scratch!

Thank Haley T
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The Fine Grind Cafe is a relaxing place to go for a bite to eat and/or a beverage. I like the fact that tea is served in a proper china teapot with accompanying cup and saucer. The music playing in the background (not too loudly) is an eclectic mix - you never know what you'll hear when you pop in!

Thank CafeQueen14
St. Catharines, Canada
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I have been going to this cafe for almost a decade. It is a wonderful cafe, with a great atmosphere during the day in the front, and a little secret-like back room area for board-games, knitting circles, or more intimate conversation. The prices are also great, and almost every beverage is worth trying -- along with the great food (nachos... More 

6 Thank suerob_13
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2012

I love coming here with a bunch a friends and having a nice warm drink while getting lost in all the books and little games they have by the couches. I love the cozy atmospehere. It's a great place to hang out or settle down and work on homework with a cup of tea.

2 Thank k4t4ku
St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

I was blessed with the down home, freindly place to eat, drink and enjoy luscious shakes! Lucky to just sit back in the books and paintings brings me back to the days of perfect pressure-free comfort experience! You have to try the nachos! Omg!

2 Thank Gentleb2012
Brussels, Belgium
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143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Comfy little cafe, perfect for a quite chat or studying. Especially liked the bookshelves and couches in the back. Just a nice little place to grab a coffee really.

2 Thank Esthersnippe

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: James St., St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 905-348-3214

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?