Today is the perfect kind of day for an affogato. And if you don't know what that is, I'm so very excited to share this beautiful creation with you.\nIt's the best of two beautiful worlds: ice cream and espresso.\nJust imagine a perfect little cup of vanilla ice cream that you then douse in a beautifully rich double shot of espresso. It's summer's best-kept secret!\nSo on a day like today, when you still need an espresso but can't be dealing with any kind of heat, it's time to introduce some ice cream and get your affogato on!\nHere are 7 places to go.\nLeaves House\nView this post on Instagram Matcha tea and with some leaves @cafeleaves #matcha A post shared by Jassinth Thiagarajah (@jassinth) on Apr 15, 2018 at 10:40am PDT\nLeaves House might not be the first place you think about when going to get an affogato, but this cute downtown plant-based café just released a dairy-free affogato that is simply delicious!\nWhere: 1800 Avenue McGill College (ground floor) || 2051 Rue de la Montagne\nCheck them out here!\nCaffe San Simeon\nView this post on Instagram enjoying an #affogato on a #hot #montreal #friday #afternoon #littleitaly #summer2016 #espresso #gelato #cafe #outdoors #mtl #yul #514 #terrasse A post shared by Lorne (@1orn3) on Jul 22, 2016 at 11:53am PDT\nThis café is straight out of Italy and their affogato is one of the best in the city! Incredible service and an adorable terrasse make Caffe San Simeon an experience you won't soon forget!\nWhere: 39 Rue Dante\nCheck them out here!\nCafe de' Mercanti\nView this post on Instagram Why have 1 affogato when you can have 2? . . . . #finallysummer#affogatocoffee#gelatoandcoffee#coffeealldayeveryday#italianstyle🇮🇹#theitalianway#summerinmontreal#summertime🌞#icecream A post shared by Cafe de Mercanti (@cafedemercanti) on Jun 12, 2019 at 6:20am PDT\nHeading to N.D.G. (or the Old Port), you'll find Cafe de' Mercanti, an adorable spot that offers seemingly unlimited gelato options! Pick your favourite flavour and top it off with a dose of delicious espresso.\nWhere: 6128 Avenue Monkland || 350 Rue Notre-Dame E.\nCheck them out here!\nLe Petit Dep\nView this post on Instagram Coffee game strong ✌🍦@lepetitdep A post shared by Food Montreal | Food Toronto (@mtlfoodsnob) on Jul 17, 2016 at 6:25am PDT\nThe most adorable dep in Montreal is also a go-to spot for delicious coffee and ice cream! When combined, they're a match made in heaven. If you're feeling hungry, grab one of their doughnuts with soft-serve ice cream in the middle.\nWhere: 179 Rue Saint-Paul O.\nCheck them out here!\nNoble Café\nView this post on Instagram Sa majesté🤘 His highness 🤴 . . . . . #noblecafe #noblecafemtl #mtlcafecrawl #th3rdwave #coldbrewfloat #coldbrew #mtlfood #mtlfoodie #mtltreats #coffeelife #coffeetime #summermood #summertime #coffeeaddict #addiction #icecream #iceicebaby # A post shared by Noble Café (@noblecafemtl) on Jun 9, 2018 at 5:58am PDT\nThis tiny little coffee shop in the heart of the Plateau/Mile-End brews up not only some of the best coffee in the city — their affogatos are to die for. You should also try their cold brew float because why wouldn't you?\nWhere: 430 Avenue Laurier E.\nCheck them out here!\nDispatch\nView this post on Instagram It's going to be a warm week - our 'Vietnamese Coffee' Affogato is back. Chicory, coffee and condensed milk ice cream made for us by @patisseriegecko topped with a warm shot of our seasonal espresso. A post shared by Dispatch Coffee (@dispatchcoffee) on May 30, 2016 at 10:26am PDT\nArguably Montreal's most hipster coffee spot, Dispatch prides itself on brewing the best-sourced beans that they can find. Couple that with some ice cream and you're entering a taste experience like no other.\nWhere: 3 locations in Montreal!\nCheck them out here!\nCafé Olimpico\nView this post on Instagram Doppio Affogato ✌️ A post shared by Café Olimpico (@cafeolimpico) on Jun 14, 2019 at 12:18pm PDT\nAs the most bustling café on this list, Café Olimpico certainly lives up to its reputation. Their affogato is hands-down the best that I've personally had. Check them out at one of their two locations in Montreal.\nWhere: 124 Rue Saint Viateur O. || 419 Rue Saint Vincent\nCheck them out here!\nHope you get a chance to get try one of these places before summer is over!