Photo cred - dispatchcoffee.ca
Coffee is coming to the Mile-Ex area in a big way, thanks to Dispatch Coffee. Everyone's favourite coffee-centric food truck is stepping up their coffee game with their official and soon-to-open Dispatch cafe, which will be unlike any other in Montreal. Coffee addicts, pay heed.
Created as an official "HQ" for all of Dispatch Coffee's many endeavors, the flagship cafe will be more than just a simple coffee shop. Half of the space will function as a cafe, with the other half catering to all of Dispatch's production and roasting needs, meaning you'll get to witness the bottling, brewing, and roasting methods employed by Dispatch first-hand.
Having a production area in a cafe may seem strange, but Dispatch doesn't mind, and believes it will be a true benefit to customers. By giving the public the chance to check out their roasting style and recipes, Dispatch hopes to bridge the gap between producer and customer, along with giving folks a first-hand lesson on proper making proper coffee, from roasting to brewing.
The space will still function as a classic cafe. Espresso and coffee brewed by hand will be available to anyone who wants to come to the cafe and chill out a cup of Joe in the seating area, and their will be a variety of foods offered too. A simple pastry menu will round out the sweeter side of things, while a custom toast bar (giving you a choice of bread and a variety of toppings) will be the healthier breakfast/snack alternative. Dispatch's cafe will also have an on-site "épicerie" section where you can pick up high quality bread, milk, eggs, and other offerings while you grab some coffee.
Dispatch will be hosting an opening party on October 18th, so mark the date. Expect the cafe to open much sooner though. An official opening date on Dispatch Coffee's first flagship cafe has yet to be confirmed, though the brewing will likely start sometime this week, or after Thanksgiving weekend, at the latest.
Dispatch Coffee's first cafe will be located at 267 Sain Zotique West (map) and will be open from 7:30am-6pm M-F and 8:30am-6pm on weekends. Lean more about Dispatch Coffee and get any updates on the cafe's opening by heading over to their Facebook page and official website here.
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