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11 Greater Victoria cafes to satisfy your craving for all things pumpkin spice

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The fall craze has begun, and as always, the rollout of the Pumpkin Spice Latte was one of the first indications!

Famous for a reason, this delicious treat has captured the hearts of many and no one is judging your for how many you’ll inhale this season.

To make the hunt for your favourite Pumpkin Spice Latte easier, we’ve compiled a list of local places to grab them!

So, without further ado, here’s 11 places in and around Victoria to indulge in your Pumpkin Spice craving:

Rhino Coffee Langford

Available to you until October 31st includes the highlighted Pumpkin Spice Latte, as well as other mouth-watering autumn drink lineup—the Cinnamon Roll Latte and Caramel Apple Cider.

Head down to their Langford location indulge in these incredibly crafted treats!

  • Where: 2840 Peatt Road Unit 111
  • When: 
    • Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Allenby Coffee Bar

Made in-house, this authentic and soul-healing Pumpkin Spice Latte is waiting for you at the Allenby Coffee Bar.

It’s vegan friendly and pairs well with their Allenby Coffee Cake, Date Squares, and Turtle Bean Brownies.

  • Where: 2865A Foul Bay Road
  • When: 
    • Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fern Cafe and Bakery 

A vegan favourite and community staple, the Fern Cafe and Bakery has released their pumpkin spice menu options—add it to matcha, espresso, or just a pumpkin pie steamer!

Spruce it up with housemade coconut whip for an extra treat.

They will also be serving pumpkin spice cinnamon buns and gluten free pumpkin crumble bars!

  • When: 1115 North Park Street #1
  • When: Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Good Earth Coffeehouse

Not only will this Canada-wide cafe meet your pumpkin spice needs with their Pumpkin Pie Caffe Latte, they go above and beyond with their lineup of new fall drinks!

Once you’ve inhaled enough pumpkin spice, try their Apple Butter Caffe Latte, Apple Butter Chai, and more this autumn season.

Looking for something extra? Buy yourself a Pumpkin Mousse Tart!

  • Where: There are several in Victoria, so you can take your pick
  • When: Hours vary based on the location, which you can view here

Roundhouse Café

This cozy corner cafe is tucked out of immediate view and suits the relaxed autumn atmosphere we all crave.

Grab yourself that Pumpkin Spice Latte or another fall classic, such as the Chai Latte, a Caramello, and Apple Cider.

(Roundhouse Café / Facebook)
  • Where: 935 Cloverdale Avenue #109
  • When: Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Artigiano

Rumoured to be one of the best coffee shops in the area, you’ll want to hop down to the Westshore Centre and grab a Pumpkin Spice Latte here!

Delicious in all its authentic pumpkiny goodness—don’t miss the opportunity to test it out for yourself.

Make sure you take a second and enjoy their tasteful latte art too!

  • Where: 2945 Jacklin Road #142, Langford
  • When: Open 7 days a week—hours vary, so check before you go!

Moka House

With two locations in Victoria there’s plenty of opportunity to grab yourself a cozy fall drink from this community staple!

The ever-so-loved Pumpkin Spice Latte will be available, as will a little twist on the London Fog, the new Pumpkin Fog.

It’s highly sought after right now, but don’t take our word for it—head over and see for yourself!

  • Where:
    • Cook Street: 345 Cook Street
    • Cadboro Bay Village: 3849b Cadboro Bay Road
  • When: 
    • Cook Street: Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Cadboro Bay Village: Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Iluka Espresso

This atmospheric and delicious cafe is excited to now serve their beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte as well as some other fall goodies!

If you’re feeling like something a little different, go for their Pineapple cider or Tumeric Latte.

Other delicious treats will come out as the autumn season unravels—including a mini pumpkin pie and a pumpkin pie donut!

They offer a wide variety of menu items that you’re more than welcome to check out (but it’s okay, we all know it’s the spice you’re after).

  • Where: 101 Island Highway #100
  • When: 
    • Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Cracked Mug Coffee Shop

Have one, two, or four of their Pumpkin Spice Lattes—maybe even a Pumpkin Chai Latte to top it all off!

And for your enjoyment, they have a selection of popular food items you can inhale while you sip on your pumpkin spice fix.

From September through until November, they’ll be serving a savoury Sausage and Peperoni Pocket!

In the mood for something sweet? Their sought-after Carrot Cake is always up for grabs and can be purchased year round. The cake has no raisins or nuts and is topped with cream cheese.

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  • Where: 1090 Johnson Street #106
  • When: 
    • Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hide + Seek Coffee

They don’t have their fall menu yet, but no panic!

They’ve told us that within the next two weeks or so you’ll be able to enjoy their highly popular Butterscotch Pumpkin Spice Latte—tempting doesn’t even begin to cover it.

Once their autumn-inspired drinks are up, you’ll also be able to savor their Cardamom Tea Latte too!

  • Where:
    • Oak Bay: 2207 Oak Bay Avenue
    • Fairfield: 1839 Fairfield Rd
  • When: 
    • Oak Bay:
      • Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Fairfield:
      • Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Coffeeshack West Shore

This coffee shop doesn’t have their fall menu out yet, but they’re thrilled to confirm its in the works!

Soon…so soon you’ll be able to get that precious Pumpkin Spice Latte!

Additionally, they’ll be offering a Maple Africano—sure to add some pep to your step and put a smile on your face.

Don’t forget about their other incredible menu items that you can enjoy while you wait for their autumn season to kickstart into motion!

  • Where: 2778 Peatt Road
  • When: 
    • Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Did we miss your favourite Pumpkin Spice Latte go-to coffee shop? Let us know in the comments!

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