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De Farine et d'eau Fraiche

#22 of 110 Dessert in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
The Village (Gay Village)
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1701, Amherst, Montreal, Quebec H2L 3L4, Canada
+1 514-522-2777
07:30 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Toronto, Canada
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163 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This place is adorable. Quite small and cozy. A place to grab a cup of tea and something sweet or lunch. Had lunch there with a friend. Started off with a really healthy salad with sprouts etc. Main was the squash ravioli and it was delish. Ended off with this beautiful freshly made donut. Just devine! Definitely a place to... More 

Thank Janice S
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My friend had the breakfast sandwich and I had the croquette de jambon. Both great meals together with lavender coffee and a chocolate croissant. Lovely sweet treats to take with you. Nice place to spend time. Would definitely return!

Thank Tangosmom2
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Super nice staff friendly and helpful. One of the best coffee in town. The desserts and cake are very beautiful and they taste amazing.

Thank Nico77777
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The food options are ok - went there for lunch and had soup. The pastries were sweet. It's a really great place for a date given the setting.

Thank SamMorovitz
Santiago, Chile
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

For all those who like pastry and prefer a quiet, cosey and cute setting, this may be the place for you. Had a Matcha Cheescake and a Lavender Latte, both at its best.

Thank UHSchmidt
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

As the owner grew up in Japan, we tried the matcha scones - perfect taste. As breakfast dessert, we shared the chocolate bread pudding - wauw. Beverages were also fantastic, a chocolate tea and a masala tea.

Thank Dirk D
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Tried their coffee and had a very tasty chef's salad! The place is an ideal location for a light snack for someone who is a vegetarian. The interior is very welcoming and the hipster staff is totally awesome!

Thank Ho S
Paris, France
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

De Farine et d'Eau Fraîche is a great little snack restaurant in the (up and coming) Village of Montreal. Come here for a tasty lunch or great late afternoon coffee and snack (restaurant is closed for dinner). The food is really yummy and the service is efficient. It's one of those little hidden neighborhood gems. It's located on Amherst Street... More 

Thank yulcdg
Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Romantic coffee shop for breakfast, light lunch & tea time snacks. Easy for city parking space. Authentic Homemade French Pastries.

Thank DangMontreal
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This place was wonderful. Beautifully decorated, very friendly, the pastries are amazing and the coffee was some of the best we've had. And the breakfast sandwiches! We came back the next day for a repeat.

Thank Howie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701, Amherst, Montreal, Quebec H2L 3L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > The Village (Gay Village)
  • Neighbourhood: The Village (Gay Village)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-522-2777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The Village (Gay Village)
The rainbow pillars of Beaudry Métro Station shepherd the way into to The Village, one of the largest hubs for gay and lesbian culture in North America. With an open layout and a congenial aura, the refurbished buildings along Rue Sainte-Catherine pay a special homage to menswear and to caffeine, with showrooms and cafes. By morning, the antiquing gems along Amherst Street are packed with collectors. An incredible party spot, The Village comes alive at night, when clubs, bars, and dance halls open their doors and the revelry is high, epitomised by the fanciful trimmings of the apropos Oscar Wilde building. From May to September, the area closes to automotive traffic, allowing restaurant terraces to pour onto the streets, creating a dynamic sense of community. Les Boules Roses, thousands of pink baubles, are hung to welcome in the festivals and celebrations, including Montréal en Arts, Divers-Cité, and the Pride Parade.
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