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15 Montreal Cafes You Should 100% Bring A First Date To

These places virtually guarantee a goodbye kiss.
15 Montreal Cafes You Should 100% Bring A First Date To

First dates are always stressful. You need to look good, act confident, say funny things and make witty comments. One thing we can help you with is finding the right cafe to bring your date to.

Why a cafe? I'll explain. A coffee date is a great idea, especially if it's the first occasion you get to spend time with someone new. It requires less commitment, it's much quicker and also way cheaper than a dinner date. So here are the best Montreal cafes to have your first date at.

TOMMY cafe + apero

200 Rue Notre-Dame O

Situated in a historic Montreal building, TOMMY looks exceptionally appealing. It's a gorgeous space with great service, delicious coffees and an elaborate menu.


Cafe Parvis

433 Rue Mayor

It's a pizzeria AND a cafe. Perfect combination for a first date! Beautiful space, a lot of natural light and a great dining room setup.


Photo cred - Latribunedesmetiers

Mamie Clafoutis

3660 Rue Saint Denis

It's a lovely pastry shop that serves quality coffee. Famous for their croissants and other delicious baked goodies, Mamie Clafoutis makes for an ideal first date spot.


Café Névé

151 Rue Rachel E

It's a large warehouse "cafe" space with Frank and Oak clothing store and barbershop all under one roof. It's a unique concept and a great environment for a first laid back date.


Buck 15 Espresso Bar

3027 Rue Notre-Dame O

Take your date to Buck 15 Espresso Bar for the most gorgeous and delicious breakfast toasts. You won't regret it.


Café Chat L'Heureux

172 Avenue Duluth E

It's a unique coffee shop where you can have a date in company of cats. Cute! Obviously, make sure your date likes and is not allergic to them.


Co-op Le Milieu

1251 Rue Robin

It's a bohemian vegan/vegetarian coffee house that allows for visitors to create their own art -definitely a unique first date destination.


Photo cred - montreall

Le Lapin Pressé

1309 Avenue Laurier E

It's a great cafe that serves a variety of delicious grilled cheeses and other yummy plates.



2045 Rue Crescent

Nespresso is a refined and more high-end cafe that also sells brand name espresso makers and accessories.


Pikolo Espresso Bar

3418b Av du Parc

Lose yourself in a retro industrial atmosphere sipping on delicious coffee. It's a safe bet when it comes to first date cafe options.


Café Myriade

1432 Rue Mackay

Café Myriade takes up the entire back space of Club Monaco clothing store Downtown, Montreal. Its gorgeous layout will definitely help your date go really smooth.


Chez Boris

5151 Av du Parc

This cafe offers made-to-order Russian style donuts and creative sandwiches in a cozy "home" environment.


Photo cred - Yellowpages

MELK bar à café

5612 Av de Monkland

Small Monkland cafe serving espresso based drinks, brewed coffees, teas and pastries. It's a great unpretentious first date spot.


Cafe Sfouf

1250 Rue Ontario E

Beautiful, large space filled with natural light. Cafe Sfouf's warm and inviting atmosphere is perfect for good conversations over a coffee.


Cafe Olimpico

124 Rue St-Viateur Ouest

It's a classic coffee shop that most Montrealers are familiar with. Why not have your first date in here? The atmosphere is vibrant, exciting and at the same time so very familiar.


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