Introducing Mimico Joe

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About 15 years ago, we established Birds and Beans on the shores of Lake Ontario in Mimico.   Although at that time Mimico was rather down on its luck, battered by the loss of its industrial base and suffering from the lure of malls and big box stores, we fell in love with soul of Mimico.
The now demolished building has become the site of Mimico Square.

We saw a diverse neighbourhood full of hard working, long term residents who shared a connection with the lake, a pride in what had come before, and vision of the future. So we set down our roots and began working towards that future. And then around us, slowly at first, then more and more, Mimico began to thrive! The neighbourhood feels energized by life in the new condominums, and the residents are enjoying the ever improving Mimico waterfront, new storefronts, and Mimico’s evolving character.  

We are expressing our love of Mimico by introducing a coffee blended and named for our ‘hood!  Perhaps the first coffee to celebrate its home neighbourhood, Mimico Joe is approachable, unpretentious, authentic, solid, and full of interest… just like Mimico.

We also offer Mimico Joe t-shirts for those of us who are proud Mimico Joes.

A great shot of the cafe by photographer Justin Blathwayt.

1 thought on “Introducing Mimico Joe

  1. Love the concept! From your coffee lovin friend, Pamela Gough

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COVID-19 Update

Café

  • Open 7-5 weekdays, 9-4 weekends
  • take out espresso bar (no indoor seating)
  • 9 seat patio (contact tracing in effect)
  • curated market of groceries
  • retail coffee to brew at home
  • Capacity: 2 take-out customers
  • electronic payments only (no cash)
  • one way flow: enter by the front, leave by the back

Roastery

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  • Full selection available for delivery or café pickup
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  • Filling Wholesale daily
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