I'm sure most of you reading this article are coffee lovers like myself so I'm going to let you all in on a little secret. I recently discovered a little thing called 'affogato' which is basically heaven in a cup. Imagine the most amazing ice cream you've ever had, now imagine adding a shot of espresso on top of that. Sounds perfect right?
Well, it honestly is. It's really perfect for any kind of occasion you could imagine. Maybe it's your day off and you want to treat yourself, try an affogato! Maybe you want to impress that special someone on a first date, buy them an affogato! Maybe it's a sweltering summer day and you need something delicious to cool down with, try an affogato!
There really is endless possibilities with this dessert and you don't even need to consider it a real dessert, since it's mostly coffee! For whatever kind of day you're having today, take my advice and add an affogato to it, you won't be disappointed.
1. Cafe Olimpico
This bustling Italian cafe has some seriously amazing coffee. If you haven't been here yet I'll give you one more reason you should, affogato! They make their affogato with fresh and delicious vanilla ice cream,their amazing espresso and a cookie on the side. If you want dessert with your coffee, this is the place to get it!
A super bonus is that Fairmont Bagels is right down the street, so you can grab a freshly baked bagel, your affogato and enjoy a perfect Montreal morning!
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Located right in the Old Port, this super cute cafe basically speaks for itself. With a rustic atmosphere and amazing coffee, you won't want to miss this one. If you need one more reason to come here, it's their amazing affogato. It's impeccably made and deliciously fresh for your perfect treat!
3. Chez Boris
This cafe has so many amazing things going on it's hard to talk about just one. I'll mention first that their affogato is out of this world amazing! If you're an affogato lover you've got to try theirs.
If you're looking for more than one reason this place is the best, they also serve their amazing homemade donuts and crazy donut sandwiches! So get over here as soon as possible to try this treat.
4. Noble Cafe
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This little cafe is known for their amazing ice cream treats. They offer some great ones like a cookie dough ice cream sandwich, classic soft serve in various flavours, and their unreal affogato! They have an adorable terrasse outside, perfect for you to grab your tasty affogato treat, sit back and watch plateau life pass you by.
5. Caffe San Simeon
This is another Italian-style cafe located in Little Italy. When you hear the words Italian Cafe, you know they're going to have some amazing affogato! This place has some delicious affogato. With amazing service and a cute terrasse to sit on while you enjoy your summer treat, what more could you ask for?
6. Cafe de Mercanti
This cute little spot has some of the best affogato in the city. It offers unlimited gelato options, such as chocolate, pistachio or hazelnut which you can choose for your tasty treat! Pick your favourite flavour and then they'll add their amazing espresso on top.
7. Le Petit Dep
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Definitely the most adorable dep in all of Montreal, also dubbed a cafe/ice cream shop. They offer some crazy ice cream treats for the summer such as their 'cool donut' which is half a donut with soft serve ice cream inside, and their amazing affogato!
They place a scoop of their homemade soft serve in an adorable cup, then they'll pour a shot of delicious espresso on top and voila: your perfect summer snack!
8. Cafe Dei Campi
This cafe is perfect for affogato lovers. You've got to try this delicious treat with their classic hazelnut ice cream. This cafe also offers many vegan options including vegan ice cream. So all you vegans rejoice! They have some amazing desserts and snack as well, and most of those contain vegan options also.
9. Dispatch Coffee
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This experimental Montreal cafe is so worth the visit. Their coffee is so amazing you're guaranteed a delicious cup every time you go. This summer you've got to try their creamy affogato. They call it their 'vietnamese coffee' affogato, made with chicory, coffee and condensed milk ice cream, topped with their espresso!
10. Pourquoi Pas Espresso Bar
Another vegan-friendly cafe, Pourquoi Pas Espresso Bar is an amazing spot in Montreal. They use vegan-friendly ice cream to make their amazing affogato as well! Check out this spot for this delicious summer treat.