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Java U

Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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1455 Guy, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2L5, Canada
+1 514-932-5288
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Best coffee place around concordia.. I always take an Americano the staff is really great very positive and smiling all the time:) my kinda coffee place

Thank Mirna S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This Java U is located right on the outskirts of Old Montreal close to downtown. Java U is located directly across from the Westin Hotel where we were staying. We stopped here for coffee while walking around this area. My wife ordered the banana nut muffin and I had the blueberry muffin that we split. Both were very good. The... More 

Thank WorldTravelers34
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is a popular cafe, well-located by a subway entrance. Prices are competitive and coffee quality is good. It's even a favorite place to hold a business meeting with one of the people I work with!

Thank woodulu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

My family and I were on March break visiting montreal and this place happened to be in walking distance of our hotel. It was actually very pleasant, good quality drinks (I didn't try any food or pastries) but options were a nice change from the typical coffee chains. Staff was friendly and free WiFi is a plus. I can see... More 

Thank Melissa S
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

I cannot seem to find the exact one I went to (PE Trudeau airport) but their sandwiches are desserts are incredible! I was in a hurry and need to grab a quick bite and I am glad I chose java u. I had a chicken sandwich and a chocolate bonbon and I wish I could go back for another. Next... More 

Thank Alisha K
Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Good quality coffee and food make this a much better place to have lunch than the usual chains. It is really refreshing to see this level of freshness and quality. Good staff and location. Really recommend it for a visit.

Thank CraigwsEr
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

I went to the YUL location and it was a nice quick bite. Had the wrap and brownie and both ere equally delicious.

Thank FirstClass001
Bedminster, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Just had an afternoon coffee and a delicious vanilla/strawberry ice cream while enjoying free wifi at Java U. Very friendly cafe centrally located for everyone, including students who live all around this area. Will definitely return - good prices too!

Thank YayeMama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

I tried the Maple Coffee at Java U. It was just warm (not hot enough). The coffee shop itself was nicely decorated with comfy seats and magazines.

Thank Quack H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Great place for a coffee in Montreal and always consistently great! Last time I was there, their ice machine was broken and it was very hot. They went and grabbed ice because my daughter wanted a "jice", a specialty.

Thank Mahulu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Guy, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2L5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighbourhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-932-5288

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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