Ella's Uncle is understated cool with its retro black and white tiles, lime green walls and scribbled chalkboard menu. While the cafe has been on Dundas West for more than four years, they haven't lost their appeal. The space is modest and regulars come in droves, popping in and out and chatting it up with staff. There's also free WiFi, wicker baskets of newspapers and a leather bar stool type... more
Three out of three customers say Ella's is for "cool people who like coffee." Creative types procrastinate over their next big project on Americano in this comfy, hip kitchen. Tangy lemonade and The Ella (espresso with maple syrup) are other favourites to sip on while waiting for that elusive spot at brunch haven Saving Grace across the street. Most frequent customer gets to wear the wrestling... more
The red mocha is perfection. It's a mocha with cayenne pepper. Perfect blend of spicy, sweet and bitter. Words can't describe..you have to try it!!
I had my first red mocha at Ella's Uncle maybe a year ago. Since then, I dreamed about it every so often because it was that good. Recently, I happened across Ella's Uncle on my way to brunch and couldn't resist going in to relive my first... more
Came here to continue the girl talk after brunch with a friend since it was across the street.
It's a cute little place but the only seating they have is along the window and the wall (i.e. bar-style). Thus, it's more of a grab and go place; wouldn't recommend for groups of 3 or more!
I tried "the Ella" with soy milk and it was DELICIOUS! The touch of maple syrup is the perfect amount of... more
I broke my coffee machine and have been lazy about replacing it, so I have been coming here a lot. Usually for drip coffee, but I occasionally splurge and get myself one of their fancy espresso based coffees or an iced coffee.
I'm in love with their iced coffees on a hot day - I'm terrible at ordering iced coffee (seriously, it's ridiculous) but the baristas are very patient and I always end... more
Located in Little Portugal, Ella’s Uncle is a neighbourhood cafe offering free wireless, fair-trade organic espresso and fresh home-baked goods (think warm and chewy chunky berry scones and oatmeal cookies).