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Grounds For Coffee 2565 Alma St. MAP
Grounds For Coffee (East Van) 2088 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4A9 MAP


We’re open 7 days a week (including holidays) from 7:00am to 6:00pm


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The People

Dan Hilton, President and Founder

About Grounds For Coffee

Grounds For Coffee was a child of the ‘90s – minus the jelly shoes. In 1992, our President and Founder, Dan Hilton, decided to make a 180-degree turn in his career: from banking to baking. He started Grounds for Coffee in 1993, as Vancouver’s coffee culture was beginning to pick up steam, and settled in to the business of developing a knock-out cinnamon bun recipe from scratch.

And that’s exactly what he did. Nearly a quarter century later, Grounds for Coffee sells its cinnamon buns, which are still made by hand with locally-sourced ingredients, to hundreds of locations across B.C. and Alberta.

We are committed to providing the finest-quality food and beverages for our customers, and a cozy neighborhood haven in which to enjoy them. We’re also committed to maintaining a happy and healthy team of employees, which is why we’ve built exceptional employee benefits into our business.


Hands down BEST cinnamon buns ever!! Delicious, ooey-gooey, melt in your mouth bites of heaven! And the coffee on Alma is really good too. Great little family run shop, nice people. Favourite place to visit when we’re in town.

These are the bomb! I found you and now I won’t let you go!

Best Cinnamon Buns EVER!