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Cafe Cristal

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Welcome to Cafe Cristal, a Parisian inspired Cafe that brings you back in time to cafes of the past. Come enjoy a delicious drink, dessert, crepe, or one of our many types of soups and paninis. The high quality products and service will keep you coming back to Ottawa's finest tea, coffee bar, and Eatery.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
French, Cafe, Canadian
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place. Had a caramel latte it was delicious as well as the strawberry/cream cheese danish.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Lyneadam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I finally visited Cafe Cristal with friends one day after driving by it every day on my way to work. First of all, the interior is beautifully decorated and the smell is just excellent. They had a large menu of crepes and all kinds of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CaaVille
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Went there as we have been hearing that this cafe is unique and the drinks and deserts are good . And yes, the decoration inside is very unique . Deserts are tasty and the coffee is good as well .

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ali-Lana
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Desserts are great, crepes are very good and the coffee is very fine. Surprisingly large space for great chats and fine food.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IntSommelier
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

I heard about this place by researching high tea in Ottawa area and wanted to avoid downtown for what we were doing. So Barrhaven it was! I never knew this place existed and it was surprising. Really nice tea selection. High tea was 35. Approximately....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KingstonMom_11
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Food: We had the high tea again. Sandwiches were OK. (I did not like the selection as much as last time. What is the deal with those crunchy pita strips?) Scones were great. Little desserts were still frozen solid. Why don't they make their own...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank S M
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t been to Cafe Cristal before last week. It was suggested by a colleague as a spot to try in Barrhaven. The crepes coming off the griddle smelled so good I decided to try one and the coffee was very well done, flavourful and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelin4FunAlberta
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Was here for coffee with family, and must say they have done an excellent job on interiors. The team is very friendly and prompt in the service. It has nice cakes, macaroons and good coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

We celebrated a special occasion here in early September. As a party of 20, I pre-arranged all the details and menu with Sophie one of Cafe's Owners. Despite the number of guests in the cafe, all of our custom coffee/tea beverages were crafted to perfection...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank amerlot
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful find! Good selection of teas. Delicious savoury crepes. Beautiful tile would throughout Six friends lingered for 3 hours. No pressure to leave on busy Thanksgiving Monday. Feeling thankful we found this spot!

Date of visit: October 2018
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