In 2018, Frank Serevido decided to carry on his family's legacy by resurrecting the Mile End landmark Boulangerie Clarke on the main vein of Pointe-Saint-Charles, Centre Street. Clarke Cafe quickly became famous for their Italian-style sandwiches and more recently for their take on breakfast between brioche buns: Cajun mayo, crisped mortadella, a perfectly fried egg, bacon, sweet pickles, lettuce, tomato, and cheese. One bite is all it takes to taste all the complexity, balance, and deep flavors put into this labor of love. If you plan on getting your hands on this stupefacente sangwich, be sure to place your order before 11 AM because there’s a hard cut-off and limited supply.
Be it something you want to grab and go with certainty it'll be delicious, or you want it to be so good you'll travel across the city for it, the best breakfast sandwiches in Montreal have got it all. Our cross-section of the top sandos in town include as many dépanneurs and corner snack bars as they do proper restaurants and spots that double-down with the best coffee in Montreal, and together, it forms a mighty checklist we dare you to complete. Don't take a single one lightly: Many of these standalone meals can sub in nicely for the best breakfast or the best brunch in Montreal.
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