The best cafe terraces in Montreal to check out this summer

May 15 2018, 1:47 am

Get your caffeine fix and a dose of vitamin D at this cafe patios where cold brew in the sunshine and lattes in the shade are the order of the day.

These are some of the best cafe terraces in Montreal.

Cafe Olimpico

Café Olimpico

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The old-school coffee shop was first founded in Mile End in 1970 and has since become a neighbourhood institution. Find the sprawling terrace densely populated at all hours as locals sip espressos and nosh pastries.

Address: 124 Rue St-Viateur Ouest
Phone: 514-495-0746

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Noble Cafe

Noble Cafe patio

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An informal collection of tables and chairs adds to the appeal of this charming indie cafe. On the menu: coffee and soft serve – together if you order an espresso float.

Address: 430 Laurier Ave E, Montreal
Phone: 514-656-7630

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pigeon espresso bar


Cheers cups of cold brew and kombucha on the sidewalk in the sunshine at this cafe that claims to have the “worlds worst coffee” in an apparent attempt to keep this hidden gem hidden.

Address: 1392 Maisonneuve O., Montreal
Phone: 514-840-9191

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Cafe Melbourne

melborne cafe


Stunning breakfast bowls and artful brunches on the weekends are what this Australian-inspired cafe is all about. Of course, beetroot lattes and cereal-topped cappuccinos on the patio are well worth it as well.

Address: 4615 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal

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Cafe Osmo

cafe osmo


Morning lattes midweek, lazy brunches on the weekends. This terrace might seem spacious but it still fills up fast.

Address: 267 Rue Saint Zotique O
Phone: 514-657-2835

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Cafe Myriade

cafe myriade patio


Get your caffeine fix on the front patio at this espresso bar in Le Plateau where the front patio offers the perfect opportunity to catch up on R&R while soaking up the sun.

Address: 4627 Rue Saint-Denis, Montreal
Phone: 514-940-0444

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La Finca



A secluded terrace outfitted with a single hammock, benches, and lounge chairs makes this patio one of the most coveted in town.

Address: 1067 Rue de Bleury Montreal
Phone: 514-903-8911

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La graine brûlée

cafe patio


This cafe deals in cortados, kombucha, and dirty chai lattes by day before transitioning to beer or wine in the later hours. The street-side terrace is a total treasure at the end of a rainbow.

Address: 921 St-Catherine Est, Montreal
Phone: 514-903-8550

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Café Nocturne

Café Nocturne

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Chill out on this shady back patio while enjoying coffees spiked with oatmeal milk and nibble on fresh-baked pastries.

Address: 19 Prince Arthur OMontreal
Phone: 514-507-2055

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