It’s getting hot. What better way to cool off (and survive a summer with the kids) than with a tasty to-do list? Here are 12 places to get iced bevies in Durham Region’s downtowns.
1. Downtown Beaverton: Cool Cow
Although not specifically iced coffee, the Cool Cow does make cold drinks like ripe raspberry, juicy orange or iced coffee sorbet milkshakes. They can be made with regular or lactose-free milk. Perfect for a summer day. Plus, they also serve ice cream!
2. Downtown Bowmanville: Roam Coffee
3. Downtown Brooklin: Coffee Culture
With iced coffee, frozen ‘ccinos and chillers, there is something for all cold drink lovers at Brooklin’s Coffee Culture.
4. Downtown Cannington: Holy Grounds Café and Eatery
Holy Grounds Cafe and Eatery is a must-stop in quaint downtown Cannington. With fresh baked goodies and sandwiches to go, it’s the perfect stop for a window-shopping weekend.
5. Downtown Newcastle: Buddha Belly Bakery
If you haven’t stopped by the Buddha Belly Bakery, you are missing out. All of their products are gluten and dairy free! Iced maple latte? Yes please!
6. Downtown Oshawa: Cork & Bean
With a wide variety of hot and iced drinks, Cork & Bean also offers savory and sweet food options. Grab an iced coffee and enjoy their patio.
7. Pickering Nautical Village: Open Studio Art Café
With a beautiful porch and sidewalk patio, the Open Studio Art Café is a place to get inspired with their art gallery setting. Keep an eye out for their live music events so you can sip and savour during a summer concert.
8. Pickering Village: Cupcakes Canada
From cupcakes to cake pops, cookies to squares, there are so many treats to choose from at Cupcakes Canada. And no matter which one you choose, they all pair perfectly together with an iced coffee.
9. Downtown Port Perry: That Place on Queen
Coffee lovers smoothie anyone? That Place on Queen’s iced beverage is perfect for an afternoon of window shopping in picturesque Port Perry. With flavours like coffee, banana, peanut butter and chocolate, there is no wrong choice.
10. Downtown Sunderland: River Street Café
From fresh local bagels to endless coffee options, the River Street Café is a gorgeous place to get your iced coffee fix. Pair it with one of their yummy cookies while you sip your way around sweet Sunderland.
11. Downtown Uxbridge: Nexus Coffee Company
Nexus Coffee Company, located inside Vince’s Market, is an Uxbridge staple. With direct trade coffees, premium teas and sweet treats like authentic handmade French macarons, there is something for everyone. Perhaps even more than one something.
12. Downtown Whitby: Brock Street Espresso
Brock Street Espresso is a downtown Whitby gem. From gelato to baked goods, and of course, the best coffee you’ve ever had, it’s a great place to stop by to get your iced coffee fix.
NOTE: At the time of publishing, Durham Region and the Province of Ontario are in Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen; the Province’s three-step plan to safely and gradually lift public health measures, based on ongoing progress of provincewide vaccination rates and improvements of key public health and health care indicators. Residents are encouraged to follow health guidance when safely exploring their local communities, wash hands frequently, wear a mask and physically distance from others.