Capital Espresso is likely where you had your first coffee in Parkdale, and where you should if you haven’t yet. They keep it simple with well-pulled espresso and daily pastries, including a bacon and cheese scone. Regardless of who you are, you’ll feel comfortable sipping your brew in this unpretentious, yet charming haunt.
Stepping into the Tempered Room is like entering a little oasis for the pastry lover. Any proper coffee break is enhanced by some baked goods and you can find masterfully made French classics in the display case. From sweets like financiers, eclairs, and cakes to quiche and the indulgent croque monsieur.