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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64 local reviews
124 Rue Saint Viateur O, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Open · Closes 11:59 PM
+1 514-495-0746
CafeFoodPoint of interest
David
Nestled in the heart of the ever-growing Mile End district, Café Olimpico has undoubtedly been one of Montreal…
Thomas
Café Olimpico is a somewhat of a Mile End institution. It has been around for years. It's a typical Italian ca…
Louis-Yves
Classic Italian-style café in a 1970s pool-hall setting, updated with TV sports and a very popular all-year pa…
1. Café Olimpico
1. Café Olimpico
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64 local reviews
124 Rue Saint Viateur O, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Open · Closes 11:59 PM
+1 514-495-0746
David
David
Nestled in the heart of the ever-growing Mile End district, Café Olimpico has undoubtedly been one of Montreal's best-kept secrets.
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…
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.
2. Jean Talon Market
2. Jean Talon Market
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173 local reviews
7070 Avenue Henri-Julien, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 514-937-7754
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Daryl
An amazing local farmer's market open year-round, but is at its peak in the summer months. Fresh local produce…
Jacques
The colourful public market is busy, vibrant, and offers you a never ending supply of fresh and prepared food,…
Kam
An amazing local farmer's market open year-round, but is at its peak in the summer months. Fresh local produce…
2. Jean Talon Market
2. Jean Talon Market
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173 local reviews
7070 Avenue Henri-Julien, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 514-937-7754
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…
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…
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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16 local reviews
5490 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(514) 509-1199
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Osnat
Vegan and queer friendly rad café with charming flea market decor. Tasty and generous burito and satisfying ta…
Eli
Café by day, music venue by night. Delicious chili, friendly people, great music
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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16 local reviews
5490 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(514) 509-1199
Osnat
Osnat
Vegan and queer friendly rad café with charming flea market decor. Tasty and generous burito and satisfying taco. Good pastries as well. If …
Eli
Eli
Café by day, music venue by night. Delicious chili, friendly people, great music
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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15 local reviews
6840 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(514) 495-0059
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Stéphane
A great old-school Italian Café seconds away
Tricia
Classic Italian café with ambience to spare.
Melanie
Great Italian Coffee
4. Caffè Italia
4. Caffè Italia
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15 local reviews
6840 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(514) 495-0059
Stéphane
Stéphane
A great old-school Italian Café seconds away
Tricia
Tricia
Classic Italian café with ambience to spare.
Melanie
Melanie
Great Italian Coffee
5. Arts Café
5. Arts Café
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24 local reviews
201 Avenue Fairmount Ouest, Montreal
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
(514) 274-0919
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Sheenah
Awesome café and hang, also offer delicious brunches and great coffee!
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…
Sheenah
Awesome café and hang, also offer delicious brunches and great coffee!
5. Arts Café
5. Arts Café
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24 local reviews
201 Avenue Fairmount Ouest, Montreal
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
(514) 274-0919
Sheenah
Sheenah
Awesome café and hang, also offer delicious brunches and great coffee!
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…
Sheenah
Sheenah
Awesome café and hang, also offer delicious brunches and great coffee!
6. Café Les Entretiens
6. Café Les Entretiens
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12 local reviews
1577 Avenue Laurier Est, Montréal
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(514) 521-2934
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jean-François
Nice mood with a piano player in this café/restaurant.
Mario + Sonia
Calm café that also offers drinks. Some days there is live instrumental music. The area is great for a walk …
Corinne
Cosy Coffee
6. Café Les Entretiens
6. Café Les Entretiens
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12 local reviews
1577 Avenue Laurier Est, Montréal
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(514) 521-2934
Jean-François
Jean-François
Nice mood with a piano player in this café/restaurant.
Mario + Sonia
Mario + Sonia
Calm café that also offers drinks. Some days there is live instrumental music. The area is great for a walk and you can continue a until P…
Corinne
Corinne
Cosy Coffee
7. Café In
7. Café In
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7 local reviews
236 Place du Marche du Nord, Montreal
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(514) 274-0079
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Anna
Awesome café and ice cream!
Hugo
Great little neighbourhood café, with snacks and lots of personnality. A must on the corner of Casgrain st.
Hugo
Great little neighbourhood café, with snacks and lots of personnality. A must on the corner of Casgrain st.
7. Café In
7. Café In
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7 local reviews
236 Place du Marche du Nord, Montreal
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(514) 274-0079
Anna
Anna
Awesome café and ice cream!
Hugo
Hugo
Great little neighbourhood café, with snacks and lots of personnality. A must on the corner of Casgrain st.
Hugo
Hugo
Great little neighbourhood café, with snacks and lots of personnality. A must on the corner of Casgrain st.
8. Rue St-Denis
8. Rue St-Denis
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10 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…
Brigitte
Shopping, cafes, terraces.
8. Rue St-Denis
8. Rue St-Denis
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10 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…
Brigitte
Brigitte
Shopping, cafes, terraces.
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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26 local reviews
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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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…
Kara
Boutiques of local designers and places to eat and drink
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
9. Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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26 local reviews
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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…
Kara
Kara
Boutiques of local designers and places to eat and drink
10. Le Depanneur Cafe.com
10. Le Depanneur Cafe.com
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18 local reviews
206 Rue Bernard Ouest, Montréal
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
(514) 271-9357
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Annie
Great café, great food, and live music! It's Montreal in a café
Jane Deny
If you're wanting to take in some local talent, head over to this quaint little café where musicians from ever…
Christophe
Café, live music, great place.
10. Le Depanneur Cafe.com
10. Le Depanneur Cafe.com
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18 local reviews
206 Rue Bernard Ouest, Montréal
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
(514) 271-9357
Annie
Annie
Great café, great food, and live music! It's Montreal in a café
Jane Deny
Jane Deny
If you're wanting to take in some local talent, head over to this quaint little café where musicians from every walk of life show up and ent…
Christophe
Christophe
Café, live music, great place.
11. Tim Hortons - Montreal
11. 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
11. Tim Hortons - Montreal
11. 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
12. Figaro (Le)
12. Figaro (Le)
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15 local reviews
5200 Rue Hutchison, Outremont
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
(514) 278-6567
Establishment
Sachiko
Beautiful tin ceilings, café/bistro/terrace, good menu w/ something to please everyone, perfect place to sit o…
Marika
Charming café, european style. You'll find the best croissants, as if they were delivered from Paris.
Natalie
Brunch! Very delicious brunch with a picturesque outdoor terrace.
12. Figaro (Le)
12. Figaro (Le)
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15 local reviews
5200 Rue Hutchison, Outremont
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
(514) 278-6567
Sachiko
Sachiko
Beautiful tin ceilings, café/bistro/terrace, good menu w/ something to please everyone, perfect place to sit outside on a summer day.
Marika
Marika
Charming café, european style. You'll find the best croissants, as if they were delivered from Paris.
Natalie
Natalie
Brunch! Very delicious brunch with a picturesque outdoor terrace.