Coffee shops

Café Olimpico: Montreal’s landmark café in Mile-End

Café Olimpico first opened in 1970, nearly 50 years ago! Nowadays, this café on St-Viateur must be known by pretty well everyone but it is much more than just a place serving coffee. Olimpico is steeped in history and for many reasons, which is why we want to tell you the backstory.

Greenspot: St Henri’s Cool Retro Snack bar

Seventy-one years in the business! What a milestone for Restaurant Greenspot, which opened in 1947 – a ‘spot’ in the St-Henri area, serving good snacks in a great retro atmosphere. Even the CBC did a report on Greenspot’s 70th anniversary!

Barley: First Cereal Bar in Montreal

Barley is a unique cafe concept brought to Montreal, that focuses on cereal and healthy acai bowls. The cafe also doubles as a marketing agency called EAT.