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.
Situated inside the magnificent Auberge Bonaparte Hotel, Bonaparte is a striking, French restaurant ideal for a romantic evening. With its exposed walls, wooden floors and warm, yellow lights, the place creates a chic yet rustic environment. Everything from the cutlery to the table arrangements is systematic here, thus setting a perfect tone for the delectable journey that patrons commence. The menu is quintessentially French incorporating meat, seafood and vegetarian preparations. Dishes are presented in front of you with utmost attention to detail and the flavors are memorable to say the least.
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.
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.
Le Cartet is a bright, modern cafe that is always bustling with life and cheer. The crowd that is always lined up outside this casual eatery will give you a good idea of the kind of popularity and attention it has garnered since it opened its doors in 2002. The cafe serves a fine selection of light meals, snacks, desserts, pastries, smoothies and coffees, alongside a selection of wines and alcoholic beverages. Although food is served all day, the breakfast, brunch and lunch menus are available only during designated hours, so be sure to check those out depending on the meal you have in mind. Blueberry French toast, crepes with fresh fruit, Ham and Cheese croissants, and the beef tartare are especially good and prepared fresh. Perfect for a relaxed brunch on a lazy afternoon or a quick, light lunch on a busy day, Le Cartet will soon become your go to choice for every occasion.
If you are in the mood for Mexican fare, but are tired of the usual offerings, head to Escondite for a taste of creative, new Mexican fare. Roughly translating to Hideout, the chefs at this Mexican eatery incorporate a touch of contemporary flavor without altering the original essence of the meal. Feast on inventive delicacies like Shrimp Ceviche and El Clandestino which is a smoked meat taco. You can wash down the meals with a few house crafted tequilas for a more authentic experience or go for one of their signature drinks like La Papaya or Michelada. Set in a cozy, welcoming ambience, you are sure to love Escondite, whether you come here alone or bring your pals in tow.
Situated in a prime location, Kyo Bar Japonais is a gastropub that has an upbeat and swank atmosphere. This bar and restaurant offers several shochu-inspired cocktails, a large selection of sushi as well as a range of sake. Some of its recommendable items are the Maguro Tataki, Ginjo sake, and other izakaya(Japanese tavern) classics. The bar specializes in small plates and also boasts of an extensive liquor selection. The community table setting encourages conversation and is a good way to make new friends. For those who love tapas-styled Japanese food in a laid-back environment, Kyo Bar Japonais is a good choice.
This outlet of the largest coffee-house company in the world provides a good hangout spot for coffee lovers in the vicinity of Downtown Montreal. Here is a Wi-Fi enabled spot where they can have some delicious coffees & also flip open their laptops & get on with some work. Sitting at this one spot patrons can taste varieties of coffee from all around the world & also indulge themselves in some of Starbucks' wonderful, oven-warmed pastries & other goodies.
Popular chain of cafes and coffee-house, Tim Hortons is best known for it's delightfully flavorful coffees, efficient service and sweet treats. A great option whether you're looking to pick up a coffee to-go or whether you'd like to sit and relax for a while. With available Wifi, comfortable atmosphere and a nice selection of their special doughnuts, sandwiches, wraps and of course, hot coffee you can easily spend a few hours at this neighborhood coffee shop, tucked away in the lovely historic district of Old Montreal.
The vibrant tapas bar, Santos features splendid mood lighting, stucco walls and presents a great dining venue that's both, rustic and trendy. On offer at Santos, is a delicious array of Latin small plates and Spanish tapas; you can enjoy these with a few of their Latin-inspired cocktails or cavas. The bar opened its doors to the good people of Old Montreal in 2007, and has ever since charmed its way into the hearts of the locals. The place showcases live DJ sets most evenings and there's live music entertainment on other nights. The peppy music, the stellar drinks and scrumptious Spanish food at Santos will soon have you coming back for more.
With several outlets all over Canada, Café-Bistro Van Houtte are quite popular thanks to the range of delicious coffees and snacks they offer. These outlets are highlighted by their casual ambiance and friendly service. Apart from coffee and several other these coffeehouses offer several baked goodies and freshly prepared snacks. Drop in for a refreshing cuppa and order a breakfast sandwich with it. Mornings become better with a little help from Cafe Van Houtte.