Where to Find Iced Coffee in Durham’s Downtowns

Simple icon of two tall buildings. Downtowns of Durham

It’s getting hot. What better way to cool off (and survive a summer with the kids) than with a tasty to-do list? Here are 12 places to get iced coffee and other iced bevies in Durham Region’s downtowns.


1. Downtown Beaverton: Cool Cow

367 Simcoe Street, Beaverton

Although not specifically iced coffee, the Cool Cow does make cold drinks like ripe raspberry, juicy orange or iced coffee sorbet milkshakes. They can be made with regular or lactose-free milk. Perfect for a summer day. Plus, they also serve ice cream!

Two chilled beverages in front of a Cool Cow sign in Beaverton.

Source: Cool Cow


2. Downtown Bowmanville: Roam Coffee

62 King Street West, Bowmanville

From their cold brew options to their “spring fling” drink, there is a lot to choose from newly opened Roam Coffee located in Markets.

Close up of a cold brew in a person's hand from Roam in Bowmanville.

Source: Markets


3. Downtown Brooklin: The Goodberry

55 Baldwin Street, Whitby

From iced matcha lattes to iced mochas and iced caramel macchiatos, The Goodberry in Downtown Brooklin has something for all cold drink lovers.

Iced coffee in front of chalkboard sign outside of The Good Berry.

Source: The Good Berry


4. Downtown Cannington: The Social Grounds

1 Cameron Street West, Cannington

The Social Grounds is a must-stop in quaint downtown Cannington. Stop by for breakfast and lunch and enjoy the vibe of this charming main street café.

Iced coffee siting on counter beside indoor plants.

Source: The Social Grounds


5. Downtown Newcastle: Buddha Belly Bakery

29 King Avenue East, Newcastle 

If you haven’t stopped by the Buddha Belly Bakery, you are missing out. All of their products are gluten and dairy free! Iced maple latte? Yes please!

Close up of an iced coffee in a person's hand inside Buddha Belly in Newcastle.

Source: Buddha Belly Bakery


6. Downtown Oshawa: Cork & Bean

8 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa 

With a wide variety of hot and iced drinks, Cork & Bean also offers savory and sweet food options. Grab an iced coffee and enjoy their patio.

Iced coffee in a mason jar sitting on a table at Cork & Bean.

Source: Cork and Bean


7. Pickering Nautical Village: Open Studio Art Café

617 Liverpool Road, Pickering 

With a beautiful porch and sidewalk patio, the Open Studio Art Café is a place to get inspired with their art gallery setting. Keep an eye out for their live music events so you can sip and savour during a summer concert.

Open Studio Art Café storefront.

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8. Pickering Village: Bean and Basket

62 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village

Featuring locally-made gifts and eco-friendly home solutions, Bean and Basket also offers a quaint café with your new favourites like iced vanilla, iced maple or iced matcha lattes.

Two people holding iced coffees.

Source: Bean and Basket


9. Downtown Port Perry: That Place on Queen

180 Queen Street, Port Perry 

Coffee lovers smoothie anyone? That Place on Queen’s iced beverage is perfect for an afternoon of window shopping in picturesque Port Perry. With flavours like coffee, banana, peanut butter and chocolate, there is no wrong choice.

Close up of an iced coffee from That Place on Queen in Port Perry.

Source: That Place on Queen


10. Downtown Port Perry: Nexus Coffee Company

263 Queen Street, Port Perry

Nexus Coffee Company is a Port Perry staple. With direct trade coffees, premium teas and sweet treats like authentic handmade French macarons, there is something for everyone. Perhaps even more than one something.

Close up of an iced coffee in a person's hand from Nexus Coffee Company.

Source: Nexus Coffee Company


11. Downtown Sunderland: River Street Café

93 River Street, Sunderland

From fresh local bagels to endless coffee options, the River Street Café is a gorgeous place to get your iced coffee fix. Pair it with one of their yummy cookies while you sip your way around sweet Sunderland.

Close up of an iced coffee in a person's hand at the front counter at River Street Café in Sunderland.

Source: Durham Tourism


12. Downtown Whitby: Brock Street Espresso

131 Brock Street South, Whitby 

Brock Street Espresso is a downtown Whitby gem. From gelato to baked goods, and of course, the best coffee you’ve ever had, it’s a great place to stop by to get your iced coffee fix. 

Close up of an iced coffee in a person's hand inside Brock Street Espresso in Whitby.

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