Discover Griffintown: 5 Delicious Coffee Places You Need To Visit

Griffintown has experienced a phenomenal boom over the last few years, as new condo developments are constantly being erected and young professionals are clustering to the area. DevMcGill is currently in the midst of developing an innovative condo project called NOCA, which is located in the western part of the borough. So, today we’re looking at the best coffee places in Griffintown.

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Le 5e Café

This unknown gem is one of the neighbourhood’s best-kept secrets, as professionals and students flock here for a proper caffeine fix. They have a wide assortment of coffee-based beverages and have this amazing deal where you can get unlimited coffee for just $3 dollars per hours. No other shop in the city has this kind of special, meaning you will save a bit of money and achieve a major caffeine rush. According to Google Maps, it’s just a six-minute walk from the NOCA project.


Le Richmond

Le Richmond is a swanky restaurant in the heart of Griffintown that specializes in Northern Italian cuisine. You’ll often find Montreal’s bourgeoisie crowded in this establishment on the weekends, and the menu will absolutely obliterate your bank account. A more affordable alternative is the Italian marché located right next to the main restaurant but is still owned by Le Richmond. Here, You can sip on a delicious cappuccino without worrying about the state of your Visa card. The little marché also offers a dining experience, so you can order pizza and pasta from the diverse menu. For more information, check out this link here.


La Bistrote

If you’re looking to take someone on a date to a cute and quaint café, you need to check out La Bistrote. It features a warm environment that’s perfect for long romantic conversations while sipping on a cold brew. Check out their delicious sandwiches and pizzas while you’re there as well.

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La Bête à Pain

This establishment serves as the neighbourhood primary bakery, but also provides a great coffee when you’re grabbing a croissant on the go. The price of their bread and baked goods is a little expensive, but they taste absolutely divine and pair perfectly with a rich espresso in the early hours of the morning. Try to beat the morning rush by arriving before 8 am and make sure to try the famous avocado toast. Also, take note the bakery is only open from Tuesday to Friday.


Café Lali

This small little café has been in the news lately, as the Journal de Montréal recently did an article featuring how Isabelle Charbonneau and her daughter Anne-Marie Laliberté founded the establishment. Interestingly enough, the café also serves as an art gallery, so you can explore some local art while sipping on a tasty latte. What could be better?


If you’re addicted to caffeine and enjoy a delicious espresso, you definitely need to check out these coffee shops in Griffintown. If you fall in love with the neighbourhood, be sure to check out DevMcGill’s NOCA project, which offers stunning condos on the canal

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