Who we are

About Viva Java

Welcome to Viva Java… Richmond’s only true custom roasting house! We have been serving the Greater Vancouver area for 29 years, offering 29 varieties of coffee beans custom-roasted to your specifications.

Come experience the true flavor of coffee at Viva Java — the only cafe in Richmond where the coffee beans are roasted in-house, fresh every morning. Our wide selection of gourmet beans from around the world are custom roasted with care to ensure that you receive the ultimate coffee experience.

All of our coffee beans are 100% organic Arabica with a wide selection of varieties to choose from. Be sure to try one of our custom blends, roasted and blended to perfection.

Our clients say


Colton Hunt

Best Caffe mocha I have ever had. His esspresso is fresh roasted in house and is some of the best I have ever had. He has single handidly ruined mochas for me from anywhere else.

Sheila Harjani

Freshest beans I've had in Vancouver. Arturo, the owner, roasts on a daily basis, and not only makes the best espresso drinks, but is an amazing host. We feel like we're his guests in his home. The vibe feels like a neighborhood cafe where people sit and chat while enjoying their lattes and cappuccinos. Shouldn't miss the cafe brava.

Clarence Tsang

Love the coffee. Pick up some fresh roasted beans!

Dan Rothery

This is best coffee in Vancouver. Fresh brewed beans everyday. The owner Arturo is from Malta; he is an artist. Very cute place, too...if he was in Granville Island he'd sell tons. Go and support the real deal.

Michael D.

Was walking to the skytrain but had to stop and go inside as soon as I could smell the coffee being roasted. The atmosphere is lovely and quaint, the owner is delightful, and the coffee is perfection in a cup.

Nausheen Balzer

Ever have that craving for a perfect cup of coffee? Roasted the right amount, and made just for your tastebuds? That craving can only be satisfied with a cup of Arti' s coffee. His freshly roasted beans excites your tastebuds and leaves you wanting more. There's no going back. You'll be hooked with just one sip 😉

Tariq Dalmir

I have had mochas all over the world. Absolutely nothing like the mocha here at java. Truly amazing!