Best Montreal Cafes By Borough
If you've ever met me in person, you definitely know how obsessed I am with cafes. I could spend a full day at a cafe and not think anything was weird about that at all.
There's so many cool cafes in Montreal and each and every one of them brings something unique and different. You could go to a new cafe ever single day and it would probably still take you at least a few months to get to all of them.
That's why this list was made, to help you narrow down the list so you know where to find the best cafes in the most popular boroughs in Montreal!
Hochelaga Cafes ☕ 🍃
Le Plateau Cafes ☕ ✨
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Best Hochelaga Cafes:
Where: 4299 Ontario St E
Why you should go: They make the best lattes, matcha lattes, hot cocoa and more! Their food is also amazing. They serve breakfast sandwiches, cupcakes, croissants and more.
Where: 15 Simon-Valois Pl
Why you should go: You can get all kinds of different sandwiches, baked goods, pizzas, and even flower bouquets at this cute cafe!
Where: 1250 Ontario St E
Type: Lebanese Cafe
Why you should go: They serve authentic desserts, meals and drinks that you'll just love. Try their turmeric latte with their hummus and tomato toast for a yummy treat!
La Dinette Montreal-Est
Where: 7066 Sherbrooke St E
Why you should go: This cozy cafe brunch spot lets you eat a full plate of yummy waffles next to their adorable pink wall! They serve all kinds of different waffles covered in syrup and your favourite fruits, pair that with their delicious latte and you're in for a real treat.
Where: 3606 Ontario St E
Type: Bar & Cafe
Why you should go: This spot has a vibrant atmosphere and there's always something going on from tattoo events to live music at night! Come for a coffee during the day or drinks at night.
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Best Le Plateau Cafes:
Where: 4615 St Laurent Blvd
Why you should go: This spot serves crazy creative brunch on the weekends and super cute lattes all week long. Try their Lucky Charms latte, pink latte or matcha lattes.
Cafe Chats L'Heureux
Where: 172 Avenue Duluth E
Why you should go: If you're a cat lover, this is the place for you. You'll love spending time with all the cats, wondering, lounging, and playing their days away!
Where: 19 Prince Arthur St W
Why you should go: The previously named Kitsune Cafe is now Cafe Nocturne but it's still got the great lit up sign, tons of seating for studying, amazing coffee and cozy atmosphere!
Where: 123 Mont-Royal Ave W
Why you should go: This spot may be simple but it serves some of the best coffee you'll ever taste and it's always consistently amazing.
Where: 51 Sherbrooke St W
Why you should go: This cafe is attached to the Notman house which holds tons of different start-up companies. This cool modern cafe was made as a place for innovative people to meet and share ideas over coffee!
Where: 4021 St Laurent Blvd
Why you should go: This spot prides itself on making each cup of coffee perfect for you to enjoy. Pair that with the unique, futuristic vibe of this cafe and you've got an amazing coffee experience.
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Best Downtown Montreal Cafes:
Pigeon Espresso Bar
Type: To-go cafe
Why you should go: Don't be fooled by the signs dubbing them 'worlds worst coffee' all over their cafe, they're really the best and they know it! Amazing coffee with a cute vibe all packed into such a small space.
Where: 1455 Saint-Catherine St W
Why you should go: This cute cafe is all white, decorated with plants and serves some of the best coffee in town! It's right next to the Concordia library for when you need a change of scenery during midterms.
Where: 2051 Rue de la Montagne
Why you should go: This spot serves all vegan desserts and all vegan milks (no animal milk allowed). The space is teeming with mini cacti and succulents for purchase and of course their ceiling is covered in twinkly lights.
Where:2183 Crescent St
Type: Cute & Cozy
Why you should go: This below ground cafe is perfect for those rainy fall days where you're looking to get warm from a cozy cup of coffee! It's decorated with cute plants all over their space.
Where: 1448 Sherbrooke St W
Type: Persian tea shop
Why you should go: This spot is the definition of cozy. They serve amazing coffee, delicious herbal teas, and the space covered in twinkly lights and cozy couches.
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Best Old Montreal Cafes:
Crew Collective & Cafe
Where: 360 St Jacques St
Type: Old School
Why you should go: This stunning cafe was built into an old bank and all the best parts were refurbished including the old bank tellers and the amazing ceiling and chandeliers! They make delicious coffee and tons of great foods to enjoy while you admire the interior for hours.
Where: 200 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest
Why you should go: This cafe is famous for it's huge chandelier full of hanging plants and the multiple levels full of study tables!
Olive & Gourmando
Where:351 Saint-Paul St W
Why you should go: This is the perfect spot to grab a yummy pastry and a coffee on your way to work or just relax and have a healthy breakfast!
Cafe de Mercanti
Where: 350 Notre-Dame St E
Why you should go: If you love amazing espresso and pastries, this is definitely the spot for you! Enjoy dipping a crunchy biscotti or warm chocolate chip cookie into your perfectly brewed latte at this spot.
Maison Christian Faure
Where: 355 Place Royale
Type: French bakery
Why you should go: This baker came straight from France to offer us the best baked goods we've ever eaten. If you love pairing your coffee with an impeccably made French dessert, this is the place for you!
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Best Saint Henri Cafes:
Lili & Oli
Where: 2713 Notre-Dame St W
Type: Simple & Cute
Why you should go: I was here over the weekend and I saw the cutest dog in the world, so that's reason enough isn't it? Super chill vibes and tons of seating making it perfect for studying and catching up with friends!
Saint Henri Micro-Torrefacteur
Where: 3632 Notre-Dame St W
Why you should go: This spot uses old church pews as seating and offers amazing coffee and pastries to enjoy while you're studying or hanging out!
September Surf Cafe
Where: 2471 Notre-Dame St W
Why you should go: This cafe is super adorable even though the decor is super minimalist. What keeps people coming back is the delicious coffee and chill surfer vibe.