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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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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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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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Café Code Noir, a place to feel at home.

With its artistic and cultural scene, its vibrant neighborhoods and year round festivals; it’s no wonder Montreal attracts so many young students and entrepreneurs from every corner of the world. Such is the case of Darine Darwich, owner of Café Code Noir, who arrived to Montreal two years ago from Beirut, Lebanon. She stumbled into the coffee business by accident, but fell in love with it. Darine met the previous owners of the café by coincidence. “It was a personal…

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5 Drinks you Must try Before is too Late

Spring is here! (Or at least till the next snow storm takes us by surprise). As the flowers blossom, our favorite Mtl coffee shops work on their new spring creations. Here is a selection of 5 delicious drinks you have to try before the season is over!  Maple Syrup Latte Kahwa Café. 331 Avenue du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, QC H2T 1P8   Easter Latte Tommy. British Empire Building, 200 Rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1T3   Hot Chocolate Pagaille Café. 101 Rue…

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Le Petit Trianon, Montreal’s Royal Escape.

Who said you had to go all the way to France to find Le Petit Trianon? Closer than you think, there is a small coffee shop with the charm of the French chateau, and croissants to die for. First time I went in, I saw two girls having tea. It felt like I was getting into a dolls house and was just in time for my tea party. Tea time is important, this is why this coffee shop serves quality…

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Ali, @Clementine Café

Each Barista has a story. Here is Ali’s story. Ali is a barista and a young intellectual woman passionate about outdoor activities, religion, and women’s studies. She started her journey as a barista 3 years ago at Kafeine Café-Bar and now delights palates at Clementine Café while thinking about pursuing a master in Feminism and Religion in India. The enjoyable and relaxed environment in coffee shops drowned her to the coffee world. Ali enjoys learning how to get the perfect…

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Aunja Café, Where the Magic Happens

Coffee, music, tea, paintings, food, photographs and so much more come together into Café Aunja’s magical coffee shop. Some of the specialties include a variety of tisanes that look like magic potions able to make you feel relaxed, cured you from all winter colds and even soothe your soul.  The best part of it is that you can create your own magic potion with its mix and match tea selection. But don’t jump out of the boat coffee lovers! There is…

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