Neighbourhood Coffee Shop in Southwest Calgary


Beet cashew toast one of the innovative offerings at Calgary’s Neighbour Coffee

Do you ever get tired of third-wave coffee? You know the kind: Single-origin, fair-trade, lightly roasted, precisely weighed beans, with perfect-temperature water slowly poured over said beans to produce a hand-crafted brew.

So it’s nice to stumble upon Neighbour Coffee, which like its name is an unpretentious, relaxed spot in an out-of-the-way strip mall in the Altadore community of southwest Calgary.

Sure, it covers some of the coffee-shop trends—cold brew, avocado toast, brown-rice bowls and even bone broth. And yes, they do have an Instagram account.


Yes, there is avocado toast

But this sister café of nearby Our Daily Brett veers away from the historic, exposed-brick look by being located on the ground floor of a new office building. And it’s a bright space, with a blond-wood motif and light pouring in through large windows.


A bright, relaxed atmosphere

Indeed, Neighbours is a fine place to read a book while sipping a latte (featuring Anchored Coffee beans, curiously from Nova Scotia) and grazing on a wild salmon tostada or a beet-cashew toast.

Okay, maybe it is a bit trendy. But it doesn’t feel like it, and it doesn’t seem to have been discovered by the coffee cognoscenti. Yet.

Neighbour Coffee
4038 16 Street SW, Calgary
Weekdays 7 am-5 pm, weekends 8 am-4 pm


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