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Cafe Olimpico

#110 of 4,577 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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124 St Viateur, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2L1, Canada
+1 514-495-0746
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 07:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hipster haven, yes. Amazing coffee, yes. Atmosphere, yes. Crazy good baked goods & snacks, yes. Outstanding fresh Cannoli's. No regrets.

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Thank B N
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went there after lunch with some friends to enjoy an italian coffee. Overall good experience, nice atmosphere. Full of people

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Thank AManga2014
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were told that this place has the best coffee in Montreal and man it did not disappoint. A great cafe feel. We got cappuccinos and split a croissant. So delicious. A must visit!

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Thank Ohheyjamie
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is where you see the Montrealers at their best, chilling on Sunday mornings. Excellent coffee, service depends on the day but usually good. If you want a true taste of Montreal. They mostly serve coffee and some biscottis and patries. However no sandwiches or salads. We go to the corner and get fresh St-Viateur bagels with cream cheese.

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious coffee, good place to meet friends on day time. Atmosphere is very nice. However, terasse would need some renovation. I would recommend to repaint the wood!

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Thank Sami_H1112
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick coffee and snack after stopping at St. Viateur to pick up bagels. The atmosphere is fantastic!! The service is with a smile and then some. Definately worth a stop if you're in the neighbourhood.

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Thank knitaholicGTA
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place!!! The coffee is amazing and the ambiance is fantastic. Great place to ppl watch.. Sit and relax.. Watch a sporting event.. You name it!! The staff is cool and friendly.. You go often enough they know your name and what you usual order! A must for anyone who hasn't tried it.

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Thank Chester P
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I loved to spend my morning coffee time in this cafe during my stay. It's always busy with a lineup at the counter but to me it's a sign this is one of the place to be in the Mile End of Montreal. The short waiting time is worth it though as you will listen to the joyful Italian waiter... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Recommended by someone at a bagel joint down the street. Got a yummy latte, my friend got a great iced coffee- it's almost like a slushy. The drinks are small, but definitely good.

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Thank Michelle L
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Get the iced coffee or coffee sorbet. Pictured here are both. The prices are comparable to Starbucks for far better coffee.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 St Viateur, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-495-0746

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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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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colourful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.
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