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UPDATE, September 2020: Every time we editors look at our list of the best coffee in Montreal, it's a time for self-reflection and reminding ourselves that it's time to resume the hunt for the finest cups around. We’ve made a few small additions to recognize new sister locations from some of our established favourites, and we’ve added seven new cafés to our list—all of whom are pouring, pressing, filtering, and percolating truly phenomenal coffees.
Enjoying the best coffee in Montreal can be so many things: As one of the simpler pleasures among the best cheap things to do in Montreal, they can be enjoyed in a café, part of a great breakfast with the best croissants or goods from the best bakeries, or taken to go and savoured in one of many Montreal parks. The city's huge student, freelancer, and tech startup populations have given rise to an equally huge number of coffee shops to choose from, but it can be tough knowing which shops are the cream of the crop. Lucky you: We’ve already done all the work and gotten thoroughly wired in all the fourth-wave cafés, micro-roasters, and euro coffee bars on the island so you skip the places that ain't worth the trip.
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