Katii's Knook  Espresso Bar in Kitimat

Katii's Knook Espresso Bar

248 City Centre, Kitimat, BC

  • Food & Beverage
  • Rejuvenate with a cup of java in the midst of your shopping
  • Baked treats, including gluten-free and vegan options
  • Diverse selection of coffees, teas and cold beverages

Meet Carmene Charlton

Carmene Charlton is the owner of Katii's Knook  Espresso Bar

One’s preferences when it comes to coffee and how they like it is as unique and diverse as the individual. When you’re in the business of serving coffee, it makes a big difference when you know your customers by how they take their coffee. In a small town like Kitimat, says Carmene Charlton, it is easier to get to know people, and it doesn’t take long to get to know their shop’s regulars’ favourite drinks.

This familiarity goes a long way in building connections and inspiring customer confidence, and it’s one business’ way of building community, though Kitimat already does a great job of that in its own right. “I love the sense of community here,” Charmene says, “that everyone gathers for events to to provide help in disasters.” She notes that there are a number of wonderful civic organizations and charities in Kitimat that are a testament to that, both through the help they provide and by the number of people who support and volunteer within them.

Another thing that Carmene appreciates about Kitimat is its closeness to and connection with nature. “I love that Kitimat is in the middle of the great bear rainforest, with all its wildlife … bears sauntering down the street or eagles flying by as you watch them out your kitchen window when doing the dishes.”

Relaxing. Refreshing. Bold.

Take a break from shopping and re-energize with a bold cup of coffee, artisan espresso drink or gourmet tea accompanied by a sweet treat. Katii’s Knook Espresso Bar serves up a tempting selection of baked treats, cookies and squares and even vegan and gluten-free goodies. Nothing goes with a delicious sweet baked treat like a steaming cup of Columbian supremo or dark French roast coffee. For those who like their java with more buzz, there is even a selection of Death Wish highly caffeinated, Fair Trade organic coffee. If coffee’s not your thing, organic Numi Tea is also available, along with cold drinks like slushies and refreshing Italian sodas.

Contact + Hours

250-639-1493 Mobile
  • Monday to Friday
  • 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday
  • 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday
  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


  • 248 City Centre
  • Kitimat, BC
  • V8C 1T6, Canada

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