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Try These 14 Montreal Cafes For A Magical "Outdoor Coffee Experience"

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Try These 14 Montreal Cafes For A Magical "Outdoor Coffee Experience"

If you know me at all, you know that I'm more than a little obsessed with cafes. If there was a world record for how many cute cafes one person can go to in a year, I think I'd probably win. 

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I love cafes because they're all so different, each of them have something unique and special to offer. Not to mention I'm kind of a caffeine addict at this point, so until my daily coffee has been consumed you should probably stay at least 5 feet away from me. 

Back to cafes though, Montreal has the best coffee scene honestly. In each burrow you'll be able to walk down basically any street and find at least 2 adorable independent cafes with amazing coffee. That's one of the things that make this city so amazing  in my opinion. 

Now that it's summer time we're all itching to spend as much time as possible soaking up the sun. At these cafes you can enjoy your delicious cup of joe on a magical outdoor terrasse this summer!

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1. Cafe Santropol 

via @roastedrice

3990 St Urbain St

Cafe Santropol has one of the coolest terrasses in all of Montreal. It's like you stepped into a world filled with lanterns, twinkly lights, and great coffee. They have a serene pond in the centre and the entire place gives off a chill vibe offering you the perfect place to relax on any afternoon.

2. Cafe Melbourne

via @trulylaur

4615 St Laurent Blvd

Cafe Melbourne is killing the cafe game right now. They're serving up ridiculous brunch options on the weekend and they're lattes are getting more and more creative every day. Try their lucky charms latte, pink lattes or tumeric lattes! Their terrasse in the back is one of the cutest most serene places to enjoy your cup of joe. With twinkly lights and big plants, what more could you ask for?

3. Cafe OSMO 

via @th3rdwave

51 Sherbrooke St W

Cafe OSMO is one of my favourite cafes in Montreal. Their interior is super simple with concrete walls and ceilings and bright blue metal chairs and they also have a huge outdoor terrasse during the summer. Their terrasse is equipped with comfy Muskoka chairs, twinkly lights and tons of places to sit and get those creative juices flowing.

4. Cafe Larue & Fils 

via @yukimonsta

244 Rue de Castelnau E

This cafe is in the coolest spot in Montreal. There's street art painted right onto the sidewalk in front, giant cathedrals surrounding it, and great terrasse seating. Not to mention their coffee is unreal. This Mile End cafe will make you feel like you escaped to the streets of Paris for the day no doubt!

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via @les_exquises

187 Place d'Youville

This cafe in Old Montreal is the place to go if you love ice cream and coffee. This spot puts these two together to make a dream dessert, the affogato. They also have a small section of tables of chairs outside where you'll sit right on the cobble stone streets.

2. Cafe De Mercanti

via @fashionpanache

350 Notre-Dame St E

This spot has some of the best coffee you'll find. They make excellent lattes, espressos and affogato with multiple kinds of homemade gelato! They also have a small terrasse out front with chairs and tables to sit and admire the gorgeous streets of Old Montreal while sipping your delicious coffee.

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1. Bagel Saint Henri

via @arianetonka

4354 Saint-Antoine St W

This cafe is also an unreal brunch spot in Saint Henri. They make their own bagels in house and their menu options are staggeringly delicious. You can get some a delicious breakfast sandwich on a bagel, breakfast poutine, eggs benedict and more! You can enjoy all of this on their serene terrasse in the back of the restaurant.

2. September Surf Cafe 

via @acboudreault

2471 Notre-Dame St W

This Saint Henri classic has a hidden terrasse in the back that most people probably don't know about. Their interior is amazing but if you want a quiet spot to relax and enjoy your coffee experience, check out this terrasse where you can lounge in hammocks!

3. Lili & Oli

via @cherylyntoca

2713 Notre-Dame St W

This awesome cafe in Saint Henri has a large terrasse in the back perfect for escaping city life for a few hours in the summertime. You can sip your coffee in style on their wooden patio with twinkly lights strung above your head!

4. Cafe Joe 

via @christiamaeee

3068 Saint-Antoine St W

This Saint Henri staple is definitely one to check out if you haven't before. They're more of lunch/brunch spot than a cafe but it's the perfect spot to go for some any kind of breakfast food you can imagine from breakfast poutine, breakfast burritos, and even burgers for lunch!

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1. Cafe Myriade 

via @mtlcafecrawl

1432 Mackay St

This sunny outdoor terrasse is the perfect place to come for a midday coffee break. It's teaming with plants and gives off a cool and refreshing vibe that's exactly what you need this summer. Their coffee is always impeccably made and their pastries are unreal!

2. Cafe Aunja 

via @malbronfman

1448 Sherbrooke St W

Cafe Aunja is one of the best cafes downtown Montreal has to offer. It's a Persian tea room that offers some unique teas, desserts and amazing coffee. They don't have a huge terrasse, just a couple small tables out front but they still deserve a spot on this list, just because they're so amazing.

3. Cafe Parvis 

via @fred.gendron

433 Mayor St

Cafe Parvis is one of the coolest cafes in downtown Montreal. Their interior is teeming with plants on the walls, on the ceilings and on the tables. They also have an outdoor terrasse during the summertime which is just as cozy as the inside. Their food is one of the things that this place is known for, making fresh pizzas, salads and other lunch amazing dishes!

4. Pigeon Espresso Bar

via @pigeonespressobar

1392 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O

This cafe is new on the scene but it's killing it already. Their coffee is so strong and delicious you'll have a caffeine buzz for hours. They also have kombucha on tap and tons of great pastries to choose from. Enjoy your coffee and treat on their casual terrasse out front in the sun this summer!

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