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Espace Cafe & Espresso Bar
Ranked #117 of 5,682 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $7
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
Description: Popular Espresso Bar, serves up freshly baked croissants, chocolatines etc, breakfast egg sandwiches, good selection of panini and salad combos, and of course the best espresso around!
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

What a great cafe! It's small, but not only was everything we tried first class, but the people were very nice as well. We did not realize we needed to pay when ordering, they never said a word. In the end, when I went to pay, there was no place for an electronic tip. I was told not to worry, as long as I was happy with their food. Absolutely gracious hosts, from beginning till end.

The sandwiches were excellent. The toasted bread was perfectly done, the salad was simple but fresh and tasty. My tea was so good it was the first time I did not feel the need to put sugar in it. My wife also enjoyed her cappuccino.

We hope to return. They close at 4 instead of 5 on Sundays, so we missed them today.

Visited August 2014
1 Thank Mark_Twain_2
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“Real Italian coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

If you are in the old town of Montreal and you want a real espresso, this is the place! The menu looks like Starbuck's but it's the real thing.

1 Thank Shona C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent little spot to eat lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly people and clean. The ciabatta with prosciutto was really good and tasty . All sorts of coffee we opted for cappuccino and it did not disappoint. Go to this little cafe very good

Thank Marie M
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Vienna, Virginia
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Ideal Lunch Stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stopped here for a lunch one afternoon while in Montreal – and we were not disappointed. Located just off a busy tourist area of Old Montreal, the café is quiet and welcoming! The staff was very friendly and we all enjoyed our lunch of tasty sandwiches, tuna wraps and salads. The place was busy with locals coming for take outs. After finishing our meal, we also ordered more wraps to take back with us to our apartment for dinner – it is not easy to find a good, reasonably prices place to eat while staying in the Old Montreal area.

Next time in Montreal, we will definitely be back for another wonderful lunch!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank opgator
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Nashville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great coffee, friendly atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Terrific lattes and hot chocolate; we went back for sandwiches, which were also very good. Lovely indie space (esp. Compared with Starbucks and the like).

Visited July 2014
1 Thank MarkyMark967
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