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Review of Aperture Coffee Bar (Riley Park): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Aperture Coffee Bar’s new second location on Main Street in Riley Park shows that sometimes a fresh start is an opportunity waiting to happen. It’s Stop 133 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“So this ain’t the end.”

-Heart (from “Barracuda”)

Aperture Coffee Bar is now on Main St in Riley Park. You heard right: it’s their second location. The friendly barista asks if we’ve been to their first at 243 West Broadway.

We have. Has he worked at the other location? He nods; we clue in. Charming smile materializes. He asks our names introduces himself as Ryul Kwan, Aperture Coffee Bar’s owner.

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Review of Aperture Coffee Bar (Mount Pleasant): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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On Stop 62 of our weekly Search for Vancouver’s Coffee, we’re at Mount Pleasant’s Aperture Coffee Bar – a unique café with delicate beauty.

“When you came my way.”

-Sade (from “No Ordinary Love”)

Days after visiting a café – Stop 62 in our weekly Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee – I find myself backtracking to Mount Pleasant to pick up some beans. I’m at the petite and librarian-cool Aperture Coffee Bar.

One of the owners tells me they’ve run out the Brazilian beans I want but can order a bag for me. He explains any customer can order a bag, they just need to pre-pay. Also a deal: every hump day you get $2 off your beans. Continue reading Review of Aperture Coffee Bar (Mount Pleasant): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee