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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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A Station to take a break

Station W is a great coffee shop to start your day in Verdun: friendly staff, high quality coffee served with any kind of treat you can imagine and a relaxed feeling. When I visited Station W for the first time I was so amazed by the decoration and calm atmosphere it had; so much that I wanted to meet the mastermind behind the scenes. Then, I had the chance to meet Simon Defoy, founder of Station W and coffee connoisseur,…

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J’aime mon Café: Quebec’s indie coffee shops week!

Happy caffeinated week! Attention coffee lovers! We know perfectly there is nothing on this earth quite like that first sip of coffee in the morning, we have good news for all of you. On s’en food brings back the second annual week of independent coffee shops: J’aime Mon Café. Craftsmen of coffee from Quebec city, Montreal and many other parts of Quebec will get together to share experiences, products, join the community, and to give as much visibility as possible.…

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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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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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