Snakes and Lattes College

489 College St, Toronto
43.655933,43.655933
About Snakes and Lattes :

The Snakes and Lattes board game café was first opened in Toronto, Canada, and served as an inspiration for opening similar board game cafes in many cities across the world. We have prepared the following review for their College Street location. The exact address is 489 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, and this place offers food, drinks and a library of literally thousands of playable games.

There is street-side parking nearby as well as below-ground paid parking for cars and bikes, and the place is wheelchair accessible. It doesn’t take reservations, it is on a first-come, first-serve base, and there is free Wi-Fi. It is welcoming to kids and accommodating to large groups of people. Alcohol is served from its full bar, and the atmosphere is hipster and it can get pretty loud, especially on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, which are their most popular nights.

The menu is simple and appealing to everybody. The place opens every day at 11 AM and closes at midnight on Sunday to Thursday, and on Friday and Saturday, it stays open up until 2.30 AM.

The patrons that have visited Snakes and Lattes College Street location have left reviews on Yelp, Trip Advisor, and Google Reviews, and from these, I bring you a list of pros and cons.

Pros:

  • Over one thousand games
  • Good snack and drinks menu
  • Pleasant interior
  • $8 seating fee for all-you-can-play
  • Good coffee and full bar

Cons:

  • Can get crowded at times
  • Some patrons can get very loud

The Snakes and Lattes College location was opened in September of 2015, and this location soon became very attractive to visitors. The current setup has 240 seats and over 1,000 games. The interior is nicely done, with plenty of industrial and modern details. There is a lot of raw concrete and wood, as well as a ceiling with exposed ductwork.

There are large tables with metal chairs or seating benches and shelves on the walls that house all the games they currently have to offer.

The menu consists of simple dishes and snack foods. There are Peruvian chicken sandwich, downhome burger, classic Americana burger, earth burger, and avocado & Smokey tofu wrap. The shareable dishes include stacked nachos, mesa nachos, battered onion rings, market veggies & hummus, hand-cut French fries, and seasoned popcorn.

The menu also has comfort foods like soup, loaded poutine, pub-crawl vegan fries, Southwestern Mac & cheese, parmesan chicken bites and hail kale salad. There is a kid’s kitchen with a kid’s burger, grilled cheese, and hot chocolate. The desserts include dark chocolate petite brownies, pumpkin snickerdoodle in a jar and lemon cheesecake bites.

The Snakes and Lattes College also has a good offer of coffees like the standard drip coffee, boozy coffee, and teas, Italian sodas and more. There is also a good selection of beers and other alcoholic beverages that make things more interesting. If board games are your thing, then this is a place you must visit.

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