Popular Toronto Queen Street coffee shop announces closure

Dec 7 2020, 9:01 am

A popular Toronto coffee shop has announced it will no longer be serving residents in the Queen Street West area by the year’s end.

In an Instagram post, Sam James Coffee Bar announced the closure of its 917 Queen Street West storefront before the end of December.

“2020 didn’t need more bad news, but I’m sorry to announce our time at 917 Queen W. aka SJCB PARK is coming to an end soon,” read the post shared on December 4.

“We’ve had some of the best years here together as a community of customers & staff, but even the best things end eventually.”


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Sam James Coffee currently has three locations open, 6 Brock Avenue, 141 Ossington Avenue, and 297 Harbord Street, while two others, 15 Toronto Street and 150 King Street West, are currently closed.

Fans of the Queen Street coffee joint have until December 24 to grab their last cup of joe before they say goodbye for good. The other locations will remain open.