Mainly inside seating and a couple of tables outdoors on busy George St. Tried a late lunch toasted sandwich and coffee (long black). Coffee was pleasant and reasonably smooth but nothing special (my palate was not dazzled). Sandwich also pleasant, reasonable value.
Not standout but the coffee was quite good. Dark roast, strong earthy espresso with the ever so slight hint of bitterness in the first few sips but this soon went away. It was quite smooth. The coffee is a high six/low seven. The service was average and the atmosphere was average.
Just had lunch here at Alen's, love the warm friendly atmosphere, the welcoming staff, just the vibe - 'it's the vibe, your honor...' The food is still excellent (highly recommend the gourmet beef burger) and the coffee...well, it's still the best by far, there's just no comparison! Thx Alen, you and your staff simply do it to perfection!!!
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