Best cafés in Montreal

Check out the top cafés in Montreal, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Café Olimpico
1. Café Olimpico
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68 local reviews
124 Rue St-Viateur Ouest, Montreal
Open now
(514) 495-0746
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Louis-Yves
Classic Italian-style café in a 1970s pool-hall setting, updated with TV sports and a very popular all-year pa…
Daniel
Considered “ground zero” of Mile End, this Italian café is the meeting place for both soccer-obsessed old men …
Thomas
Café Olimpico is a somewhat of a Mile End institution. It has been around for years. It's a typical Italian ca…
1. Café Olimpico
1. Café Olimpico
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68 local reviews
124 Rue St-Viateur Ouest, Montreal
Open now
(514) 495-0746
Louis-Yves
Louis-Yves
Classic Italian-style café in a 1970s pool-hall setting, updated with TV sports and a very popular all-year patio.
Daniel
Daniel
Considered “ground zero” of Mile End, this Italian café is the meeting place for both soccer-obsessed old men and tattoo-drenched hipsters.
Thomas
Thomas
Café Olimpico is a somewhat of a Mile End institution. It has been around for years. It's a typical Italian café. The coffee is good and str…
2. Marché Jean-Talon
2. Marché Jean-Talon
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173 local reviews
7070 Avenue Henri Julien, Montreal
Open now
(514) 277-1588
Establishment
Jacques
The colourful public market is busy, vibrant, and offers you a never ending supply of fresh and prepared food,…
Daryl
An amazing local farmer's market open year-round, but is at its peak in the summer months. Fresh local produce…
Kam
An amazing local farmer's market open year-round, but is at its peak in the summer months. Fresh local produce…
2. Marché Jean-Talon
2. Marché Jean-Talon
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173 local reviews
7070 Avenue Henri Julien, Montreal
Open now
(514) 277-1588
Jacques
Jacques
The colourful public market is busy, vibrant, and offers you a never ending supply of fresh and prepared food, and tons of interesting local…
Daryl
Daryl
An amazing local farmer's market open year-round, but is at its peak in the summer months. Fresh local produce (and some imported...we can't…
Kam
Kam
An amazing local farmer's market open year-round, but is at its peak in the summer months. Fresh local produce (and some imported...we can't…
3. Le Cagibi
3. Le Cagibi
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14 local reviews
5490 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Closed now
(514) 509-1199
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Eli
Café by day, music venue by night. Delicious chili, friendly people, great music
Christophe
Wi-Fi, cafés, lunches, live shows.
Melissa & Emmanuel
Great mellow café with vegetarian dishes and free wi-fi. All of this in a very antique and cozy atmosphere. Th…
3. Le Cagibi
3. Le Cagibi
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14 local reviews
5490 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Closed now
(514) 509-1199
Eli
Eli
Café by day, music venue by night. Delicious chili, friendly people, great music
Christophe
Christophe
Wi-Fi, cafés, lunches, live shows.
Melissa & Emmanuel
Melissa & Emmanuel
Great mellow café with vegetarian dishes and free wi-fi. All of this in a very antique and cozy atmosphere. There are also some very interes…
4. Caffè Italia
4. Caffè Italia
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14 local reviews
6840 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Open now
(514) 495-0059
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
tricia
Classic Italian café with ambience to spare.
Stéphane
A great old-school Italian Café seconds away
Melanie
Great Italian Coffee
4. Caffè Italia
4. Caffè Italia
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14 local reviews
6840 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Open now
(514) 495-0059
tricia
tricia
Classic Italian café with ambience to spare.
Stéphane
Stéphane
A great old-school Italian Café seconds away
Melanie
Melanie
Great Italian Coffee
5. St-Viateur Bagel
5. St-Viateur Bagel
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72 local reviews
263 Rue Saint Viateur Ouest, Montreal
(514) 276-8044
BakeryFoodStore
Collin
Best Bagels in Town!!! Get a Bagel here and go get a Coffee in Café Olympico!! They won't mind if you devour y…
Julie
Best Bagels in Montreal!!! (and the world:) - Try it with cream cheese and then go grab a coffee at Olimpico c…
Luce
If you come to Montreal and did not eat hot bagels and cream cheese on St-Viateur while window shopping, you h…
5. St-Viateur Bagel
5. St-Viateur Bagel
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72 local reviews
263 Rue Saint Viateur Ouest, Montreal
(514) 276-8044
Collin
Collin
Best Bagels in Town!!! Get a Bagel here and go get a Coffee in Café Olympico!! They won't mind if you devour your Bagel in there!
Julie
Julie
Best Bagels in Montreal!!! (and the world:) - Try it with cream cheese and then go grab a coffee at Olimpico café
Luce
Luce
If you come to Montreal and did not eat hot bagels and cream cheese on St-Viateur while window shopping, you have not really been here at al…
6. Café Neve
6. Café Neve
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32 local reviews
151 Rue Rachel Est, Montreal
Opening soon
(514) 903-9294
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Ségolène
Café Névé (25min away, best cookies in town)
Julien
Laid-back meeting space selling artisanal coffee, pastries & light bites for breakfast or lunch. Café sympa o…
Axel
Café indépendant avec tout le charme hipster du plateau. Biscuits à essayer / Well famous independent coffee s…
6. Café Neve
6. Café Neve
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32 local reviews
151 Rue Rachel Est, Montreal
Opening soon
(514) 903-9294
Ségolène
Ségolène
Café Névé (25min away, best cookies in town)
Julien
Julien
Laid-back meeting space selling artisanal coffee, pastries & light bites for breakfast or lunch. Café sympa offrant café, pâtisseries et re…
Axel
Axel
Café indépendant avec tout le charme hipster du plateau. Biscuits à essayer / Well famous independent coffee shop. You must try their cookie…
7. Arts Café
7. Arts Café
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25 local reviews
201 Avenue Fairmount Ouest, Montreal
Closed now
(514) 274-0919
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Thomas
Arts Café is a cute coffee shop with a cool decor that also serves brunch and lunch. In the summer, it has a s…
Julie
Part bohemian, part hip café vibe - Rustic decor and neighbourhood vibes
Camille
Nice coffee (Parallel 49) and brunch/lunch. Mile-end, hipster crowd (saw Win Buttler one day there), nice pati…
7. Arts Café
7. Arts Café
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25 local reviews
201 Avenue Fairmount Ouest, Montreal
Closed now
(514) 274-0919
Thomas
Thomas
Arts Café is a cute coffee shop with a cool decor that also serves brunch and lunch. In the summer, it has a small terrace on the side. I be…
Julie
Julie
Part bohemian, part hip café vibe - Rustic decor and neighbourhood vibes
Camille
Camille
Nice coffee (Parallel 49) and brunch/lunch. Mile-end, hipster crowd (saw Win Buttler one day there), nice patio.
8. Rue St-Denis
8. Rue St-Denis
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11 local reviews
Rue St-Denis, Montreal
Route
Catherine
Running parallel to St. Laurent, Rue St. Denis is one of the hippest shopping, arts, and dining streets in Mon…
Sara
Running parallel to St. Laurent, Rue St. Denis is one of the hippest shopping, arts, and dining streets in Mon…
Sabrina
Lots of boutiques and terraces. Worth checking it out.
8. Rue St-Denis
8. Rue St-Denis
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11 local reviews
Rue St-Denis, Montreal
Catherine
Catherine
Running parallel to St. Laurent, Rue St. Denis is one of the hippest shopping, arts, and dining streets in Montréal. Historic buildings have…
Sara
Sara
Running parallel to St. Laurent, Rue St. Denis is one of the hippest shopping, arts, and dining streets in Montréal. Historic buildings have…
Sabrina
Sabrina
Lots of boutiques and terraces. Worth checking it out.
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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30 local reviews
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal
NeighborhoodPolitical
Amel
Nice neighbourhood to visit with little shops, cafés, bars and restaurant. Many Europeans live there.
Leo & Emmanuel
So hot and yet so cool—the Plateau moves to its own funky beat. Wrought-iron staircases, old-style stone maso…
Luca
The Plateau-Mont-Royal takes its name from its location on relatively flat terrain north of Sherbrooke Street …
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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30 local reviews
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal
Amel
Amel
Nice neighbourhood to visit with little shops, cafés, bars and restaurant. Many Europeans live there.
Leo & Emmanuel
Leo & Emmanuel
So hot and yet so cool—the Plateau moves to its own funky beat. Wrought-iron staircases, old-style stone masonry, walk-up duplexes, importe…
Luca
Luca
The Plateau-Mont-Royal takes its name from its location on relatively flat terrain north of Sherbrooke Street and downtown, and east of Mont…
10. Tim Hortons - Montreal
10. Tim Hortons - Montreal
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2 local reviews
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
CARO
Ultramar Gas station-service with 24hrs Tim Hortons café
LaRoka
Ultramar Gas station-service with 24hrs Tim Hortons café
Caro
Ultramar Gas station-service with 24hrs Tim Hortons café
10. Tim Hortons - Montreal
10. Tim Hortons - Montreal
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2 local reviews
CARO
CARO
Ultramar Gas station-service with 24hrs Tim Hortons café
LaRoka
LaRoka
Ultramar Gas station-service with 24hrs Tim Hortons café
Caro
Caro
Ultramar Gas station-service with 24hrs Tim Hortons café
11. Figaro (Le)
11. Figaro (Le)
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15 local reviews
5200 Rue Hutchison, Outremont
Open now
(514) 278-6567
Establishment
Marika
Charming café, european style. You'll find the best croissants, as if they were delivered from Paris.
Cate
Beautiful French style café. Everything is delicious and the outdoor terasse is a great place to unwind for br…
Sachiko
Beautiful tin ceilings, café/bistro/terrace, good menu w/ something to please everyone, perfect place to sit o…
11. Figaro (Le)
11. Figaro (Le)
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15 local reviews
5200 Rue Hutchison, Outremont
Open now
(514) 278-6567
Marika
Marika
Charming café, european style. You'll find the best croissants, as if they were delivered from Paris.
Cate
Cate
Beautiful French style café. Everything is delicious and the outdoor terasse is a great place to unwind for brunch or a nice afternoon coffe…
Sachiko
Sachiko
Beautiful tin ceilings, café/bistro/terrace, good menu w/ something to please everyone, perfect place to sit outside on a summer day.
12. Lapin Pressé Inc
12. Lapin Pressé Inc
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10 local reviews
1309 Avenue Laurier Est, Montréal
Open now
(514) 903-3555
FoodStoreEstablishment
Brooke
Incredible café owned by a friend.
Jeff & Justine
Très bons grilled cheese et bon café Good original grilled cheese and good coffee
Melissa
Best coffee in the neighborhood:)
12. Lapin Pressé Inc
12. Lapin Pressé Inc
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10 local reviews
1309 Avenue Laurier Est, Montréal
Open now
(514) 903-3555
Brooke
Brooke
Incredible café owned by a friend.
Jeff & Justine
Jeff & Justine
Très bons grilled cheese et bon café Good original grilled cheese and good coffee
Melissa
Melissa
Best coffee in the neighborhood:)