All of Block 1912's amazing desserts are baked on site by our team of Certified Pastry Chefs. The wide assortment of pastries, pies, tortes, tarts and cheesecakes are created from scratch using only the finest Callebaut Chocolate, fresh eggs and real cream. Our decadent desserts and fresh fruit pies have been satisfying even the sweetest of sweet tooths for over 20 years.
Feel free ask our experienced and knowledgeable baristas to prepare you any of our Teas or Coffees on our Italian Hand Pressed Espresso Machine. As all our espresso drinks are made with the finest, single sourced Colombian Espresso or Decaf Espresso so they can be enjoyed as an early morning pick up or at a late night visit with friends. Block 1912 serves only the finest specialty grade 100% Arabica green coffee from around the world. Drip coffees of Colombian Toledo, Sumatra Mandheling, Decaf Colombian and our very own Holiday Blend (Seasonal) are brewed fresh and always available. For Tea lovers we carry a selection of "Revolution" Teas, made from organic pure herbs, fruits and flowers, and make specialty tea lattes such as Block 1912's famous London Fog (try a rose fog if you're feeling adventurous!) Iced Lattes and Italian Sodas are individually mixed and are sure to help you cool down on even the hottest days on Whyte Avenue.
As a fully licensed establishment Block 1912 offers a variety of house wines, import beers and liqueurs. Dare to indulge with a shot of liqueur poured into your specialty coffee or have it drizzled over a scoop of some of Edmonton’s finest gelato. We love to recommend one of our house wines as the perfect companion for a slice of chocolate cake or enjoy an imported beer with your meal. Gelato, Sorbetto and Tofulati Block 1912's real italian Gelatos, non dairy Sorbettos and soy based Tofulatis are a delicious and health conscious treat. Our gelatos contain no preservatives, artificial colours or flavorings and have extremely low butterfat content. Our sorbettos and tofulatis are delicious lactose free and vegan alternatives to regular ice cream. Block 1912's sorbettos are all made with real fruit and contain no dairy, gelatin or eggs while our tofulatis are non dairy and boast a high protein content due to their soy base. As an added bonus to their intense flavour and delightful texture all of Block 1912’s sorbettos contain no fat!
Hot Meals, Salads, Soups and Sandwiches. Block 1912's vast menu is available to be prepared and served morning, day and night with no time restrictions on when any item may be ordered. We pride ourselves on the fact that only home recipes are served and prepared daily by a NAIT certified chef. A variety of fresh salads and sandwiches are prepared or grilled immediately as they are ordered along with appetizers like our feature quiche or grilled green onion cakes. Continental style breakfast item are also available along with many combinations of light foods, fresh salads or homemade soups and scones.