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Au festin de Babette

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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4085, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M7, Canada
514-849-0214
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been there twice in July and definitely recommend it ! Good food, cute place, nice service, great HOT CHOCOLATE!! I especially recommend the Brunch Drolet.

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Thank Odélia S
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Inside, this place has a vintage decor and is really cute with a great atmosphere. I am always happy with the food. I've stopped by for dessert previously, but mostly for brunch. The dessert is excellent and the hot chocolates pretty special. The brunch menu is great, I highly recommend the "Drolet". The brunch plates are big with small portions... More 

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Thank OCEmma
Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

It's a great & cozy coffee, tea and hot chocolate plus desert location. Perfect for a weekend coffee crawl. The staff is friendly and the prices are fair. Although it's crowded and that it takes time for the waiters to clear the table, it's a nice place to try. The Dalmatian hot chocolate was excellent. I went in with the... More 

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Thank Celia P
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We visited in the midst of a snow storm and found the atmosphere cozy and welcoming. The sandwich brunch and hot chocolates were incredible. Their bread is so flavorful and our waiter was very helpful and personable. The whole experience was a pleasure!

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Thank proteanproponent
Goderich, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We went in for lunch which took a long time, but the coffee, the ham-on-baguette sandwich & salad and the chevre, pesto and tomato crèpe were more than worth the wait! A most savoury stop in a little restaurant that we found most rewarding. Strong recommendation!

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Thank MGB02
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

The experience was easy, and very friendly, serving up the best cup of hot chocolate to grace my lips, ever. We didn't get a chance to sit, and relax, but the space felt very inviting to do so.

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Thank Mercedes O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

5 stars for the hot chocolate! Tried different ones, always delicious and perfect. Also, crew is super nice and interior decoration reminds me of my country. And the kids always want to stop here when we come back from ice skating at parc Lafontaine.

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Thank erl201
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Au festin de Babette was the first restaurant we tried upon arriving at our Montreal destination. We chose the café because the terrace in front was inviting and we were hungry. The menu selection included salads, crepes, sandwiches, quiches, and, of course, great desserts. I chose a shrimp and avocado salad that was excellent and my husband enjoyed a substantial... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Last weekend was our second time having a relaxing brunch...it was wonderful both times. The owner is originally from Paris and it feels like Paris. Her son is the chef and the brunch was delicious. Another reviewer was disappointed in the service and I suppose if you are in a hurry it would not be the place to stop...they do... More 

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Thank Chris G
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stumbled onto Au festin de Babette while walking down Rue St. Denis. What a quaint and lovely space! We had coffee and dessert and stayed there for a while while we planned where to go next.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4085, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: 514-849-0214

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Neighborhood Profile
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.