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Espace Cafe & Espresso Bar

210 Notre Dame West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T3, Canada
+1 514-284-8998
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“croissants” (38 reviews)
“sandwiches” (48 reviews)
“panini” (21 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
210 Notre Dame West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite while walking around old Montreal. Friendly staff, we had croissants, and ham wraps which were toasted on the panini press. Perfect spot for a quick bite.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bostongirl123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted by a very nice man at the counter. Spoke good english and french. Very helpful and nice to talk to. Nice relaxing atmosphere. Good coffee and food. Great spot!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dereka379
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick panini lunch while walking around Old Montreal. Lots of great panini options on the menu. The coffee was excellent, I had an Americano which was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tommyboy3d
Reviewed November 4, 2018

I searched on Tripadvisor for a lunch place near Notre Dame. This place had many recommendations, so we stopped. We were wet and cold, as it was raining. We were not disappointed. The food and coffee were very good and reasonably priced. The owner even...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank notme2017
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

These guys are the friendliest and most helpful people we’ve met on our trip yet. He croissants are absolutely amazing and the coffee is great!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kidbro
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in to grab a coffee and a bite to eat around 4 pm. Since it was closing soon they didn’t have many croissants left but the hazelnut one I had was very good as was the Americano.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dearlyinlove
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This was a good place to get a simple breakfast sandwich, a pasty, and a coffee. The staff was friendly and courteous and spoke English.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alisonnj
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We were in vieux Montreal looking for a nic place where we could get lunch to carry our. The panini and salad were excellent and the staff was friendly and helpful There is a nice park just a block or two west of the restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank steve l
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We stopped here for lunch one day when visiting Montreal. The staff are extremely friendly and warm, and the food is good. It is an excellent place to quickly grab something to eat or drink.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TedMaulDisturbs
Reviewed August 28, 2018

we had couple of paninis here the other day. They were good and the price was right. The staff was very friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TomFromBellaire
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Notre Dame West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-284-8998
  • E-mail
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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