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Pikolo is a quaint, two-story coffee dispensary on Montreal's busy Parc Avenue. Despite the bustling locale, Pikolo's interior is remarkably bright, open, and relaxing. On top of this, the product is fantastic. Pikolo's proprietor is dedicated to brewing a swoon-worthy cup of coffee, and sourcing those beans from socially-responsible vendors. Pastries are made on site, and vary daily. Along with classic tea options, like English Breakfast and Earl Grey, they also supply unique herbal blends, all served in personal-sized teapots for extra flare. Pikolo is a lively place, and always busy, but thanks to its gothic-revival-style architecture, offers an understated grandeur and brightness that is unique among coffee joints.
Café Castel is placed on the ground floor, road-facing side of Hotel Ville Marie and is very near to McGill University. Thus, you will always see groups of youngsters hanging around and gossiping in this small and cozy coffee shop. The cafe is famous for its coffee art. They decorate the coffee surface with beautiful designs using fresh cream and milk. The cafe also has some light snack-options, so do not expect heavy, filling food items on the menu.
Myriade is a popular, yet nondescript nook of a cafe in the Concordia University area. Along with standard coffee options, Cafe Myriade exceeds expectations with their creative tea blends, delightful presentation, and the absolute best latte in the city. The staff are likeable and never rushed, though the line can sometimes be long as the place is always bustling. The small interior is suited for small groups and short stays, however the patio is better equipped for groups in the summertime. In winter, the interior is very cozy and warm. Myriade also stocks ground coffee, so if you want to enjoy their flavor in the comfort of your home, you can buy it here.
Café Névé is easily one of the most popular coffee shops in the Plateau Mont-Royal area. The atmosphere is very bohemian chic, with bright colors, large tables and an overall rustic, industrial decor. They are famous for their caffeinated brews, topped with creative coffee art that sure to bring a smile to your face, while their delicious breakfast options are a great way to start the day. Besides coffee and breakfast, Café Névé serves up a modest variety of sandwiches and other light fare. Whether its a quiet study session or a place to catch with friends that you're after, Café Névé will not disappoint.
Located in a charming old building in the center of Mile End life, Olimpico is a cozy coffeehouse which was established in the 1970s. With arguably the best coffee around, light, with a precious kick of caffeine, it's not uncommon to find the place packed with happy customers. The interior has a rustic charm, coupled with an array of sports' memorabilia. The cafe is known for being open late, and for broadcasting sporting events, especially soccer games, often showing multiple games at one time. During summer, you can also sit up in their flower-lined terrace, sip on delicious coffee and watch the world go by.
Paquebot is a third wave coffee shop serving Nitro Coffee, a cold, bubbly drink served on tap. The concept of non-alcoholic coffee served in the style of beers is as delicious as fascinating. They also serve various delicacies like panini and viennoiserie to complement the nitro cold brews perfectly. If you are anywhere in the Petite-Patrie neighborhood, definitely consider dropping by this cozy place to get a taste of the amazing concoction on offer.