OLD MONTREAL | Sweet Tooth
Updated: Apr 2
WARM UP IN A BAKERY AROUND OLD-MONTREAL
As Canadians we know that there are several ‘fake’ springs that like to trick us into believing summer is on her way. Little do we know, winter is still in full swing. As were waiting for the snow to melt, warming up in one of Old-Montreal’s bakery could be just the thing!
AN ELEGANT COFFEE SHOP WITH A SIDE OF ICE CREAM
Comfy, cozy and casual, Xavier Artisan is the place to be as the island starts to bloom. With a fresh modern interior, they’re known for their coffee and espresso bar, yet they also sell a variety of ice cream for a special treat! Where: 503 Place D’Armes, Montreal, QC When: Monday through Friday 7am-7pm Saturday & Sunday 8:30am-7pm
BUSKING WITH A SIDE OF BANANA SPLIT
Ben and Jerry’s is right in the heart of Place Jacques-Cartier, a busking and activity square that’s vibrant in the warmer months. So treat yourself to a nice banana split or milkshake and enjoy some talented buskers! Where: 433 Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, QC When: ALL DAYS OF THE WEEK 11AM-11PM ENJOY A CONE RIGHT OFF NEXT TO THE PORT
A seasonal popularity, Café-Terrasse Chez Catherine has a remarkable amount of sweets to satisfy your sweet tooth! Ice cream, sorbet, gelato, cones and more! If the weather permits it, there is nice sidewalk seating or take your dessert to go! Where: 31 Rue de la Commune E, Montréal, QC When: Monday through Friday 11am-10pm Saturday & Sunday 11am-9pm STUFFED WITH PUFFS
Back in Place Jacques-Cartier, Mr.Puffs is a bakery that specializes in a particular, traditional Greek donut hole. With different toppings to choose from such as honey, cinnamon, chocolate, the possibilities are endless. Take a box to go and enjoy some of the wonders along the old port boardwalk. Where: 438B Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, QC When: ALL WEEK 10AM-10PM TIE UP YOUR CANDY IN A BOW
If you want to take that taste of the old port back home with you, take a pit-stop to Boutique Chocosina, a shop filled with various chocolates and candies! Escape to this candy store and buy a sweet or two for your friends! Where: 406 St Sulpice St, Montreal, QC When: Thursday through Monday 10am-4:30pm TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY CLOSED Old-Montreal’s atmosphere is lively and warm, an ice-cream cone or lollipop in hand would complete that picture, wouldn’t it?