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Santropol Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
Atmosphere

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Menu

5.75
Small Garden Salad
7.00
Large Garden Salad
7.25
Topped with chicken salad 8.00
Small Garnished Garden Salad
Topped with ham or tuna or cheese, or tofu
8.50
Topped with chicken salad 9.25
Large Garnished Garden Salad
Topped with ham or tuna or cheese, or tofu
PRICE RANGE
US$10-US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

A real gem, over 40 years in business which is obvious from all the quirky furniture, fittings, art and books. Sandwiches come on the tastiest, thickest, freshest bread. Worth it alone for that. Oh and the carrot cake - even if you're full fins some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dapower
Reviewed September 28, 2018

A word of caution, yes the service is slow. If you are not in a rush, the wait is well worth it. The ambiance encourages conversation, reading, writing so if you are waiting for your meal there's no reason to be "bored". I've been to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Natsukashii
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic gem in the city. the layout is intriguing, cozy and intimate, loved the terrace with all its colors . The food is absolutely amazing, great selection I loved everything I tried, and the service was great, friendly and professional. I will definitely be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tal b
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I hadnt been there in 15 years and remembered how great their were... and was dying for to taste again... unfortunitely i had to suck it up and turn around after standing there for 15 mins being ignored... why do you guys do that to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CarolannB83
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Yes they had a lot of customers but what I ordered was just a coffee and a cookie, the forgot us without even apologizing, I will not return

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chahira
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Located in Mile End this favourite of the locals and visitors alike has the most relaxing and beautiful backyard terrace that has a funky feel unchanged since it opened in 1972. Great selection of salads and sandwiches with lots of vegetarian options all served in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Perry S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Tasty sandwiches on fresh soft bread. I love the many vegan and meat options so there's something for everyone. To drink, I had their iced chai while he had a chocolate milkshake. I recommend sitting in the back garden for a little oasis.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank DanielleA1212
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Cute place but nothing special in menu and don't get me started or service. We had to call them 3 times to come 3 at the table. They gave us a look like, ya??? We're like we wanna order...😐 Not recommended

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Kathy F
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Dining in the shaded garden by the pond was wonderful on a hot day. Half sandwich, salad and gazpacho. Right by the 55 bus; near the Jeanne Mance park . Apparently the restaurant participates food distribution. Vegan and vegetarian friendly.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank joan0623
Reviewed May 27, 2018

A little out of the way from our hotel, but worth the trip. The menu was expansive and included food options for every type of preference - except gluten free. When you enter, the person at the counter will hand you menus and then set...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Aubrae W
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