Ah, the Mile End, where you stumble into a sleepy corner café looking for a cup of joe and get swept into a bohemian rhapsody. This neighborhood spot sings to the tune of art deco and stained glass, mismatched tables and chairs, healthy home-cooking and, of course, artistic angst. Poets and artists wield pencils and steaming bowls of café-au-lait. Dishes are named after once-starving artists.... more
Me and a GF were looking for the famous Fairmont bagels and when we realized that meant grabbing a bagel to-go, we decided to go elsewhere for a real sit-down breakfast. Arts cafe was just around the corner and happened to feature a Fairmont bagel in one of the entrees!
We sat outside. The service was ok, not especially attentive or quick. We ordered differently so we could both try their... more
This place used to be one of my favourite brunch/coffee spots. However, some of their staff is very very rude. If the management thinks that people will come to this place back no matter what, they should think twice. Montreal is a small place, and people know what's going on. I have experienced horrible attitude from the servers two times and heard/read many things on Instagram regarding the... more
I have been here a number of times since my initial visit and absolutely love this place. It's very quaint, always busy and the food is delicious. They are willing to substitute items as I do not eat pork but what I really love is the waffles and duck leg. Try the scones as well..so delicious!