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Xavier Artisan - CLOSED

187 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B2, Canada
+1 514-439-6675
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
28 Sep 2016
“didn't know coffee could be this good!”
26 Dec 2015
“Excellent coffee and croissants”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
187 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B2, Canada
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

A waiter at another restaurant suggested this place for a coffee and sweet. The salted caramel chocolate coffee is to die for. We also had two fresh pastries to share and they were delish too. Fast, friendly service to boot!

Thank michael m
Reviewed December 26, 2015

We stayed in an apartment upstairs and it was lovely to run down to beautifully prepared cafe latte and croissants breakfast sandwiches. Lovely staff and beautiful old building.

Thank Brooklyn478
Reviewed October 7, 2015

On our way to the nearby Musee d'Archeologie d'Historie in Old Montreal, we came across this tiny café and decided to try it for lunch. It turned out to be an excellent choice, with generous sandwiches, soups, and salads. The service was fast and friendly....More

Thank Lyle B
Reviewed October 3, 2015

We had a croissant sandwich for lunch it was ok. Coffee was very good though. Service needs to improve. They offer complementary wi-fi.

Thank JX07
Reviewed September 8, 2015

I have been several times to this little place in old Montreal. The owner makes ice cream in the back room (one can see him in action and discuss with him - he is always keen on explaining how he makes it). For sure, prices...More

1  Thank Jean-Christophe L
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Muki does indeed have excellent ice cream. However, people are really interested in feeling good after their ice cream and in not feeling ripped off. The prices could be a bit lower so that the experience is excellent!

Thank lulupearl
Reviewed May 26, 2015

While walking towards the river in Old Montreal, I saw the Xavier Artisan Cafe so I stopped in for brunch. I had a grilled chicken and avocado and a coffee for brunch, which was quite good. I couldn't resist having some of the hazelnut ice...More

Thank kgtmrt
Reviewed May 21, 2015

Our attention was drawn to Xavier Artisan cafe initially. And it wasn't until we entered we found it was a joint venture with Muki ice cream. The cafe is all home cooked cakes and goods.they also make their own bread. The ambience was very pleasant....More

Thank HollyJane
Reviewed October 28, 2014

I go to LOTS of ice cream stores, and this product was good. Creamy, great texture, and wonderful flavor. The help is awesome, patient, and glad to help and strike up a conversation. The building is even cool. The setting can't be beat; along the...More

1  Thank Joe R
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great family run spot, homemade ice cream and waffles. Free Wifi. Just tucked off the corner in Place d'Youville off Rue de la Commune

Thank RMS11Florida
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
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
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-439-6675
MUKI is located at 187 Place d'Youville corner St-Francois Xavier across from the Pointe-a-Cailliere archeological museum.
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