Unwind @ the Grind – 35 Second Street East – New Internet Café and Espresso Bar – Downtown Cornwall Ontario – April 11, 2010

Cornwall ON – Cornwall’s newest Internet Café and Espresso Bar has finally opened!  The Grind located at 35 Second street is amazing.

It’s a pearl in the gentrification and revitalization of the Downtown Cornwall core.   Somewhere between a Starbuck and a Timmy’s with good pricing, good beverage selection and where else in the core can you get a lobster wrap for lunch?

The prices seem quite reasonable too, and I’m sure the Free Wi-Fi will attract a lot of folks looking for a colourful retreat from a busy afternoon whether to have a nice bite or quick business meeting.

I had the chance to speak with owner Susan Martin (Daughter Kay does a lot of the artwork that’s for sale too) over a coffee and scone earlier this week.

She told me how she’d worked in the mills for over 27 years and finally opened up The Grind to fulfill a dream.    She and her team make most of the foods served including their homemade soups and baked goods.   They work with local providers too, but it’s the artwork and decor that really ramps up the experience of The Grind.

Owner Susan Martin with Paul Aubin

The Grind is also hoping to have live entertainment at some point too.    Check them out today at 35 Second Street East in beautiful Downtown Cornwall Ontario!

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  1. This is terrific! Does anyone know if there will be opportunities for local artists to display and sell artwork at The Grind?

  2. Patrick, Don’t know about that Patrick however I do know that there is opportunity to do that at the Cornwall Farmers’ Market…contact Gaye Adams for further details-613-933-4004 x 225 or info@cornwalldbia.com

  3. Does anybody know if they allow people to wear there kilts at the coffee shop?

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