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The 10 Best Coffee Shops in Montreal: A Journey Through Aroma and Taste

Montreal, a city renowned for its eclectic food scene, also boasts an impressive array of coffee shops, each offering a unique blend of flavors, ambiance, and community. Whether you're a local or just passing through, these 10 coffee havens are must-visits for any coffee enthusiast. Let's embark on a caffeinated journey through the heart of Montreal.

1. Paquebot Café - A Nautical-Themed Coffee Haven in Rosemont-la-Petite-Patrie, Montreal

Closest Subway Station: Fabre

Explore the charm of Paquebot Café, a standout destination for coffee aficionados in the bustling neighborhood of Rosemont-la-Petite-Patrie, Montreal. Famous for its Nitro Cold Brew and vegan delights, it's a must-visit for a refreshing break.

My favourite: The cheese&ham sandwich (with caramelized onions and vegan cheese) + The mocha coffee (oat milk is their default and you won't pay any extra for it!) PS: their chocolate chip cookie is also to die for!

PS: Say hi to the best weekend team - Florence & Jeremie

2. Le Petit Dep - Your Vintage Parisian Café in Griffintown, Montreal

Closest Subway Station: Bonaventure

Dive into the pastel-colored, vintage charm of Le Petit Dep in Griffintown, Montreal. Renowned for its creamy Lattes and almond croissants, this café offers a slice of Paris in the heart of Montreal.

You can find Le Petit Dep in several MTL neighborhoods, but the one in Griffintown is definitely my fave.

My favourite: The almond croissant or cheese & spinach scone + a dark chocolate Mocha!

3. Café Parvis - Urban Jungle Ambiance in Quartier des Spectacles, Montreal

Closest Subway Station: Saint-Laurent

Discover Café Parvis, nestled in Montreal's vibrant Quartier des Spectacles. With its urban jungle vibe and wood-fired pizzas, this café is the perfect spot for a cozy retreat after exploring the arts district.

My favourite: The blondie brownie!

4. La Graine Brûlée - A Vibrant Coffee Shop in Montreal's Gay Village

Closest Subway Station: Beaudry

Experience the eclectic energy of La Graine Brûlée in Montreal's Gay Village. Known for its spicy Chai Latte and rainbow cake, this café celebrates the neighborhood's vibrant spirit. Bright and full of life, La Graine Brûlée is more than just a coffee shop—it's a community hub (Ideal for Instagram pictures, too)! My favourite: The best iced mocha in town!

5. Diff. Café Différance - Discover Montreal's Best Coffee Views in Ville-Marie

Closest Subway Station: Square-Victoria OACI

Diff. Café Différance offers exceptional coffee and artisanal pastries across various locations in Ville-Marie, Montreal. Each visit promises a new perspective of the city, making every cup a discovery. My favourite is near Palais des Congres: You will also be able to shop for some plants, while you are there!

My favourite: The most indulging chocolate chip cookie you'll ever have.