A coffee break worth
Pikolo Espresso Bar12
Why locals love it
Just off of Sherbrooke street, Pikolo is perfect for working and studying as it has free Wi-Fi. Open for two years now, this independent café is a welcome change from the coffee chains located virtually everywhere in the downtown area. Enjoy a warm ambiance, informed baristas passionate about coffee, and a musical playlist akin to your iPod.
Why you should visit it
Finely roasted coffee beans make for a fresh tasting brew while tea is also available for non-coffee drinkers. Its intimate service makes you feel like every cup is made with love, resulting in fantastic beverages. Baked goods made at the shop or from local businesses include mouth-watering croissants, scones, muffins, and cakes.
Try to snag a seat upstairs so you can people watch and take in the charming space.