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November 12, 2013

New Coffee Roasts at Take Five Café:
Terra Firma

At Take Five Café, we take coffee seriously. This fall, we’re introducing a new coffee roast to our drip coffee offerings – the Terra Firma. It’s a slightly darker roast, perfect for those November mornings where rain seems to be the only constant.

The Terra Firma is a Fair Trade, Organic Coffee that originates from Guatemala, Peru and Ethiopia and is grown in the Antigua, Andres and Sidamo regions. It is fully washed, semi-dried, grown at an altitude of 3,500 to 6,500 feet above sea level and features the following flavour characteristics:

Aroma: Subtle roast profile with dark chocolate notes and toasted almonds

Acidity + Body: Both Good

Flavour: Clean and rich with strong notes of dark chocolate and toasted almonds with a subtle hint of sweet dark cherries to finish.

So this November, when you need a change of pace and something comforting to start your morning right, stop by anyone of our locations and grab a fresh cup of Terra Firma. It’s bound to start your day on the right track.

Posted in Coffee - Drip Coffee

March 21, 2013

New Feature at Take Five Café:
The Mayan Mocha

At Take Five Café, we’re all about incredible flavour profiles that pair good, simple honest flavours to create unique celebrations of taste. This month, we’re featuring the Mayan Mocha. (more…)

Posted in Coffee

January 4, 2013

New Coffee Roasts at Take Five Café: Ethiopian Sidamo

As the New Year officially begins, we at Take Five Café are again focusing on one of our favourite things of all time  – amazing coffee.

As resolutions are made, new beginnings are started, and exciting plans for the upcoming year are made, we encourage each of you to take five for yourself and enjoy the moment. With the Ethiopian Sidamo, you can enjoy every moment paired with hints of honey sweetness and a chocolate finish.

The Ethiopian Sidamo is (more…)

Posted in Coffee

December 12, 2012

Take Five Café and Find Me Coffee Partner for FREE Coffee over the Holidays

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with new mobile app Find Me Coffee and are celebrating with free coffee over the holidays.

Find Me Coffee is connecting coffee lovers everywhere with the best and closest coffee shops, no matter where you are. You can access hours, amenities, photos and even customer reviews.

If you visit the Pacific Centre location listing on the Find Me Coffee website or app, you can claim the deal for a free coffee!

We’ve got all the details and a step by step outline here.

But act fast. Once 100 free coffees are claimed, the offer will expire.

So for all you holiday shoppers and coffee lovers, enjoy this holiday season with a coffee on us.

Posted in Take Five Cafe News

September 10, 2012

Take Five Café takes Gastown:
Tenth Café Opens Today

We’re thrilled to announce that our 10th Take Five Café location is opening today in Gastown. We’re located at 62 West Cordova Street (Cordova and Abbott) and are excited to join the amazing Gastown Community. Our 10th Take Five Café location is a milestone (more…)

Posted in Take Five Cafe News

June 19, 2012

New Coffee Roast at Take Five Café:
El Salvador “Santa Teresa 1”

At Take Five Café, we’re always interested in coffee flavour profiles. They can be an intriguing combination of perfectly balanced savoury and sweet notes, tied together with a subtle spice finish. They can be slightly floral with hints of citrus, or dark and bold with strong undertones. So when we tried the El Salvador “Santa Teresa 1” we were immediately hooked. (more…)

Posted in Take Five Cafe News

June 11, 2012

Sapperton Day Street Festival,
New Westminster

As a local Vancouver coffee shop, we take pride in sourcing as many local ingredients and suppliers as possible (take local Abbotsford farm Birchwood Dairy for example). Not only do we like to buy local when we can, we also like to support local causes and events.

This past Sunday June 10th Take Five Café was proud to be a part of the 10th Annual Sapperton Day Street Festival. Combining (more…)

Posted in Take Five Cafe Neighbourhood

May 25, 2012

New Coffee Roast at Take Five Café: Mokha Java

As summer is starting up in full swing we’re celebrating the season with a new coffee roast at Take Five Café.  We would like to introduce the Mokha Java as part of the Take Five Café coffee program.

The Mokha Java is (more…)

Posted in Coffee - Take Five Cafe News

April 26, 2012

Coffee and Creativity

When it comes to coffee preferences, there are numerous possibilities. Your latte, half sweet with a hint of hazelnut. Your Americano, strong, bold and flavourful. Your Espresso, small, tasty, and with a good kick of caffeine. Like anything in life, it is our differences that truly set us apart, right down to the details of coffee.

What made us think of all our differences? (more…)

Posted in A Take Five Cafe Moment

April 16, 2012

Earth Day 2012

At Take Five Café, we really love coffee. One thing we love just as much as coffee is our Planet Earth.

And to show our love, we’re recognizing Earth Day! Bring your travel mug to any Take Five Café location on April 22nd or 23rd and receive a free drip coffee! Ditch the to-go cup for the day and we’ll help reward you for your effort. Mention you read about this on our Facebook Page, Twitter Feed or Blog Post, and you’re good to go. Save a to-go cup and get your caffeine fix on us! (more…)

Posted in A Take Five Cafe Holiday - Coffee