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7 Montreal Coffee Shop Terraces You Must Visit

Now that summer is (finally) here, it’s time to enjoy the weather! What’s more perfect than some cold brew or iced latte on a beautiful Montreal terrace? Check out our picks of awesome coffee shop terraces you can spend your summer at: Noble Café With its convenient location next to the Laurier metro station, Noble is truly a must-visit. You can enjoy their delicious cold brew and have some banana ice cream while you’re sitting outside, enjoying the weather. Great…

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Top 10 Date Spots in Montreal

Olive & Gourmando Owned by two chefs, Olive & Gourmando is one of our favorite lunch spots in Montreal. They have a small seasonal menu comprised of unique items, which saves you time to enjoy your date. Because it’s a very popular spot, it might take a while to get a table. While you’re waiting, you can walk around old Montreal with your date! 351 Saint-Paul St West, Montreal, Quebec A post shared by Olive + Gourmando 🙂 (@chezolive) on…

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Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Spots for Coffee and Food

Montreal undoubtedly has one of the most eclectic food scenes in the world. Luckily, this includes many vegan-friendly options too. We put together a list of 10 spots for those of you who are having a hard time finding local vegan gems. Enjoy your coffee with some delicious vegan food! Le 5e Le 5e is the perfect spot for those days that you just can’t do anything but work. They’re open late so you can easily spend the whole day…

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Crema est partenaire de la semaine j’aime mon café!

La semaine québécoise du café indépendant a commencé sa première édition l’année dernière ! L’idée est de réunir durant une semaine tous les cafés indépendants de la province et d’organiser des événements autour du café. La dernière journée, tous les cafés participants offrent les cafés sans lait à 1$ et les cafés avec lait à 2$. De quoi vous tenir caféine pour la semaine ! Cette semaine a été imaginée par l’équipe de on s’en food et Café Barista. La dernière édition a été un magnifique succès,…

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Summer mist at September Surf Café

Winter is a beautiful season in Montreal. Snow covers the city in white and there are holiday decorations everywhere. But after a while, you start getting tired of the cold and start missing those warm summer days. Luckily, there is a place in Montreal that has this California summer vibes all year long. Part café, part public surfboard workshop this place screams summer like no other! For surfers, September is the most exciting month of the year since it is hurricane season;…

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Experience the Serenity of Leaves Cafe – Vegan cafe in Montreal

With so many independent coffee shops downtown, being the only all-vegan espresso bar in Montreal surely makes Leaves Cafe stand out! This minimalistic coffee shop filled with small cactuses and plants evokes a sense of calmness and peace of mind to everyone who walks through the door. The place itself is beautiful enough to snap a shot for your Instagram account, but you’ll go crazy once you see the latte art! It is simply an Instagram heaven! You might also…

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Montreal The insiders

Meet Max Vezina owner of La Distributrice

What I enjoy the most of writing about coffee shops is getting to know the people behind the bar. Last Friday, I had the pleasure of meeting Max Vezina, owner of the smallest coffee shop in Montreal, La Distributrice. With some great tunes playing in the back, I sat inside his very small, yet charming space, and interviewed him over a latte. How did you get into the coffee business? I started in Australia, I traveled there for a year…

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La Finca: A place to escape the daily routine of life.

Have you heard about La Finca ? A friend suggested I should go there to try the exceptionally good coffee and homemade pastries since I love a good latte and discovering new places I decided to give it a try! I tried La Finca and it became one of my favorite spots in Montreal. It is the place I go to when I need to escape montreal daily routine. The first thing I noticed when I got there was the lovely…

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Cà Phê Con Leche: Where two cultures unite into one.

In the heart of Rosemont, just a few blocks from the metro station, on St-Hubert Street, you can spot a vibrant blue wall with a sign that reads Cà Phê Con Leche. Cà Phê means “coffee” in Vietnamese and Con Leche means “with milk” in Spanish. Named after Kim (from Vietnam) and Yasmin (from Venezuela) who are the happily married couple that runs the café. Kim’s family arrived in Montreal after the Vietnam War in the late 70’s. His mother…

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Café Lali : L’endroit où l’art et la caféine font bon ménage

Ici, c’est mon histoire à moi. Un stagiaire allant à sa première rencontre pour Crema avec un café indépendant. Heureusement pour moi, j’ai eu la chance d’aller au Café Lali. Étant tout près du métro du Georges-Vanier, le transport en commun était un choix évident suivi d’une toute courte marche pour se rendre au café. Allant en direction du café, au loin, un somptueux bâtiment ressortant complètement de ses voisins. Gravé dans la façade et venant d’une autre époque : Bank…

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