Café / Snacks

Paddymelon Gifts, Expresso & Eatery - Athabasca

 (780) 675-1103

Serving specialty espresso based drinks (try a salted caramel mocha or maybe a french vanilla latte?!), smoothies, Italian sodas, iced coffees, specialty teas, tea lattes and fogs, fresh in house baked treats and lunch items! Come in for a cuppa and stay for the company - we love to chat!

And while you enjoy your favorite treat, check out their beautiful gift shop full of amazing,unique items from baby gifts to handmade jewelry, candles, bath products, garden and home decor, books, tea and even fudge and chocolates! Every nook and cranny has something special that's sure to delight you!

They offer Big City Coffee with Small Town Charm! Follow them on Facebook to see all the latest in gifts and food and beverage offerings!

Ken's News and Confectionary - Athabasca

 (780) 675-2773

Ken's is a local convenience store with much more to offer. In addition to lottery tickets, fishing and hunting licenses, and gift baskets, they offer ice cream, frozen yogurt, soft ice cream, and blizzards. A perfect stop on a hot day! Visit them on 51st street.

Meg's Two Scoop Ice Cream Shoppe - Athabasca

Meg's is well-known locally for her famous cinnamon buns. The monthly menu of homemade soups, sandwiches and specials is available from her website and there is always something on it to remind you of home. Stop in for ice cream or stay to enjoy a quick lunch. Meg's is the food service provider for Athabasca University's cafeteria located on University Drive in west Athabasca. Business Hours are from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday. Once inside the building just ask for directions or watch for cafeteria signs within the building.

Midway Cafe - Wandering River

 (780) 771-2032

The Midway Cafe is housed within the Tempo gas station in Wandering River. Stop in to fuel up, pick up some supplies, and enjoy a bite to eat along Highway 63.

The Whistle Stop Cafe - Boyle


Offering Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Snacks, The Whistle Stop Cafe has a variety of menu items to choose from including omelets, pancakes, paninis, quesadillas, wraps, salads and soup. For dessert you can choose from homemade cakes, cookies and pies or dive in to their old fashioned ice cream bar with a sundae or banana split. Drink offerings include italian sodas, lattes, coffee\tea and soft drinks.

While you are there you can check out Busy Bee Creations and their many gift shop items for sale from local vendors.

Business Hours: Open Tuesday - Saturday, 6 am to 4 pm | Located at 5407 - Railway Avenue, Boyle, Alberta

Mr V's Field and Forest

 (780) 689-2944

Mr V's is much more than a greenhouse. Enjoy afternoon tea and a pastry in the ceremonial rose garden. While you're there, browse the gift shop, explore the grounds, or pick some fruit if you're there in season.

A Canadian chain selling a variety of beverages, plus light fare like pastries, sandwiches/panini and soup, the Athabasca Tim Horton's offers everyone a break from the road or their work day. The restaurant and drive-thru is located along Hwy. 55 east and can be accessed from either highway exit at 2201-48 Avenue.

Wildberry Cafe - Athabasca


The Wildberry Cafe offers a variety of freshly made lunches, light snacks, and beverages. Desserts are also a specialty and can be enjoyed on a stop over when travelling through Athabasca. Located at 4918 - 50 Street. Check out some menu items on their Facebook page.

Zina's Cafe - Wandering River

 (780) 771-2909

Zina's Cafe in Wandering River is well known for serving delicious, homemade food. If you're travelling Highway 63, this is a great place to stop!