Le Petit Dep, Old Montreal’s Boutique Dépanneur & Café

March 29 2017

This boutique, which is also a small café, is sure to win you over!

Le Petit Dep est un comptoir café mais également une épicerie fine à découvrir absolument sur la rue Saint-Paul ouest.

The Petit Dep (little depanneur) is one of those places that you instantly fall in love with. That’s why they opened in 2015. “It’s a story of love at first sight!” says Magda Slezak, the owner.

“I went to the convenience store to buy some ice cream, and found out the store was for sale. The next day, I made an offer! “

It should be said that with its aqua green facade and its vintage decoration, Le Petit Dep is as much a treat for your eyes as for your taste buds.

La façade extérieure de la boutique Le Petit Dep
Le Petit Dep’s exterior façade, very inviting.

Also serving as a small coffee counter, Le Petit Dep is nothing like the traditional convenience store. In addition to coffee, there are quality food products, sweets, ready-to-eat dishes, pastries and even souvenir items!

“I wanted to create a convenience store that offered high-end products with a beautiful atmosphere. It was also important for me to offer the best quality coffee possible!” continues Magda Slezak.

Great attention is paid to product selection. As much as possible, local craftsmen and producers are privileged, both for pastries and for the selection of beers and beverages, sweets and ready-to-eat dishes. The inventory also includes seasonal products including the “cool donut”, consisting of soft ice cream in a fresh donut.

On the coffee side is Matthew Shefler; ranked in the top 5 of the 2016 Natrel Art Latté Challenge and chosen as the public favorite, this barista uses coffee beans from the 9th Parallel roasters of Vancouver. The coffee is simply excellent!

les pâtisseries du Petit Dep
To go with your coffee, a great selection of pastries, made fresh daily!
Cronuts, pain au chocolat et pistaches de Arte Farina et cafés
The Pistachio chocolatine from Arte Farina with a coffee, a perfect pair!
Salades et plats cuisinés vous attendent pour le lunch.
And for lunch, salads and cooked dishes await you.

Le Petit Dep is also the place to find tasty gifts or souvenirs from Montreal and Quebec. Ideal for your next gift exchange!

Tasses, aimants, coussins, objets à l’image de Montréal; un chouette endroit pour se procurer cadeaux et souvenirs.
A great place to find gifts and souvenirs.
Bar à bonbons de la boutique Le Petit Dep
Revisit your childhood with this retro candy bar.

With its friendly atmosphere, great service and gourmet food displays, we challenge you not to succumb to the charm of the Petit Dep!

Le Petit Dep

179 Saint-Paul West
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