1 Pound of Scotian Roast Coffee or $5 for $10 Worth of Café Food and Drinks at Café Brea

Dartmouth Centre

59 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

Organic, gluten-free, and artisanal baked goods and lunch options; espresso bar and 100% organic, fair-trade-certified Scotian Roast coffee

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jan 30, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Valid in-store only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. $10 option not valid toward retail goods. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $5 for $10 worth of café drinks and food, such as a black pineapple smoothie ($4.25 for a small), a macchiato ($3), quiche ($5.50), and a slice of cheesecake ($6)
  • $6 for 1 pound of 100% organic, fair-trade-certified Scotian Roast coffee (a $12 value)

Café Brea

In an interview with the Chronicle Herald, Melita Scott—a former operations manager for a local Tim Hortons franchise—cites the overabundance of “places to go that either have great coffee but no atmosphere … or a great atmosphere and nothing else” as the driving force behind the creation of Café Brea. Determined to “capture th[e] experience” of her time in Italy, Melita knew an espresso bar would be the first thing her new shop needed. Her desire to tap into the buy-local trend and show her support for fellow Nova Scotia entrepreneurs led her to turn to Laughing Whale Coffee Roasters of Lunenburg for the coffee and espresso beans brewed within her cafe.

With her dream realized in the form of a cheery red- and yellow-hued shop, Melita and her staff can be found throughout the day filling ceramic mugs and plates—created by a potter in Tatamagouche—with steaming espresso, gluten-free treats, and organic snacks forged by an in-house baker. Tables and cozy chairs nestled throughout the café enable leisurely conversations, and guests in the outdoor seating area can continue ongoing staring contests with the sun in between bites of lunch.

Customer Reviews

59 Ratings

The food and beverage options were excellent. The space could have been more inviting.
Sharon S. · January 31, 2013
very friendly and helpful staff - the coffee is absolutely wonderful.
Judith A. · September 12, 2012
very pleasant space, friendly staff
Joan M. · September 12, 2012
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    Dartmouth Centre

    530 Portland Street

    Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4V6

    +19027891354

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