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Anticafe Montreal

406 Notre-Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1C8, Canada
+1 514-806-7901
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
19 Feb 2018
“The best alternative cafe in Montreal”
10 Jan 2018
“Great Cafe and network place ”
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Cafe, Vegan Options
406 Notre-Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1C8, Canada
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The loft itself has a lovely view of Montreal , thanks to the big window. However; this place is hard to find. The way the food and coffee are presented is not very organized. Cozy loft but needs to be more clean and presentable.

1  Thank Mireille S
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Interesting concept. Not really a cafe, but a place to chill out, make friends, learn languages... Warming and cozy, with nice and friendly staff.

1  Thank Julen U
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

In this place you dont pay for what you order but for how much time you spend. The price is fairly good. Nice buffet and drinks and also cozy environment.

Thank eoez
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to Anticafe. I really like the idea behind this cafe . Comfortable ambiance ! Great host when you come in

Thank AnteDeb
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We found this place by happenstance, after we realized the Phi Center was going to take too long to do in the time we had left. Nice, chill atmosphere. Love the concept of paying for the time you spend, not what you consume. However, the...More

1  Thank RedSox4Eva
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Good place for chill with friends or alone. The place is so warming, is like home. Thx for this place!

Thank Mehdi D
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Love the idea of anti-cafe! It really feels like being at a friend's place. This place has such personality. From the brick walls to antique furniture, to the different artwork posted on the walls and to the welcoming vibe of the staff. It has two...More

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely perfect idea for casual place to hang out. Warm and friendly staff and very chill atmosphere. Super cheap to hang out and have a coffee or a snack and get some wifi. Super job...keep up the good work!!!

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I wanted a place where I could sit and think, and that was not my hotel room. I went to the Anticafe and had a very pleasant afternoon. The place is nicely decorated, you can find quiet or more lively zones, relax and chat or...More

Thank PatomaS
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A quiet and relaxing place where to rest and drink some coffee or tea. The price? You pay for the time that you're there! One hour is 3$, and the upcoming are 2$. They also have some cakes, cookies, hummus, chips... Also, the decoration and...More

2  Thank proudemax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 Notre-Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Quartier des Spectacles
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier des Spectacles
  • Phone Number: +1 514-806-7901
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Anticafé is not a conventional coffee shop... It's like a second home. You'll probably fall in love with the place and the concept! Here you only pay for the time that you spend here rather than paying for every coffee or snack. Our rates? 3$ : 1st and 2nd hour 2$ : additional hours Max : 10$ per day (+ taxes) Includes unlimited access to drinks and snacks! Many events, possibility of renting some rooms, printers, board games, TVs, projector, babyfoot...
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