Chances are you’ve already seen the iconic turquoise facades of these magnificent cafes, as thousands of photos of the Petit Dep have already been posted on Instagram. The first Le Petit Dep was opened in 2015 on Saint-Paul Street in the Old Port of Montreal, giving a whole new meaning to the term “convenience store”. The second location is also in the Old Port, on rue Saint-Sulpice, while the third is located at Carrefour Laval. Over the next few years, Magda hopes to transform the legacy of the Kander Building into a vibrant and vibrant creative hub, destined to evolve over time.
Le Petit Dep is celebrating the opening of its fourth location at 300 rue de la Montagne, nestled on the first floor of the Kander building in the heart of Montreal’s Griffintown district. Le Petit Dep is a perfect hybrid between a convenience store and a cafe, where locals and visitors alike can shop for specialty groceries not available in conventional grocery stores, while enjoying third-wave coffee accompanied by a delicious bite. The creative spirit behind Le Petit Dep is Magda Slezak, a serial entrepreneur whose mission is to serve her community, bringing epicureans together around quality coffee and artisanal culinary products.
Le Petit Dep is a perfect hybrid between a convenience store and a cafe, where locals and visitors alike can shop for specialty groceries not available in conventional grocery stores, while enjoying third-wave coffee accompanied by a delicious bite. Completely relaxed, Le Petit Dep is the ideal place to meet up with friends over a coffee or a drink. It is also the perfect place to get unique homemade dishes, as well as a variety of local products, such as homemade jams, caramels, chocolates, nut butter, condiments, body products. , candles and much more. The Petit Dep team is proud to encourage local artisans who do not use fillers or preservatives in their products, which puts it at the forefront of modern convenience stores.
Le Petit Dep new concept: more seats accompanied by cocktails, wine and beer
The cafe has adapted to the look and size of its new surroundings, giving it the flexibility to offer more seating, where customers can eat, drink, work or even study. Its retro-style decor, lush greenery and turquoise accents certainly make Petit Dep one of the most Instagrammable cafes in Montreal. It is sure to delight anyone looking to post eclectic content on their social networks.
An eclectic decor where each piece was meticulously chosen
During the last 4 months, Magda Slezak and Clément Julhès, supervisor of Petit Dep, have given themselves the mission of unearthing the most beautiful retro pieces. The result of their collaboration? A most charming eclectic decor, created with the help of Thomas Csano (designer of Darling and Majestique) and his friend Lysanne Pépin (Maison Pépin).
A menu ranging from sandwiches to hot dishes, which will certainly not disappoint anyone
Le Petit Dep carefully selects the best local products, while simultaneously developing recipes with their own chef. Their delicious coffee comes from the famous Pista roaster, located in Montreal. Local pastries and baked goods, such as croissants from Copains first, are served fresh daily. Customers can also enjoy a variety of sandwiches, salads, and soups, such as a smoked salmon bagel, asparagus and mushroom frittata, grilled cheese, beet and feta salad, and more. Hot dishes, such as veggie pie, lasagna bolognese, and mushroom Mac & Cheese, will comfort anyone perfectly on a cold winter day. Whether it is to eat on the spot, or to take away, all the dishes can be adapted to your needs. During the summer season, Le Petit Dep is proud to serve artisanal ice cream signed Les Givrés, vegan ice cream, as well as sorbets. Dalla Rose artisanal ice creams are now available for sale all year round in the frozen products section. The new establishment located in Griffintown will soon add cocktails, wines and beers to its menu.
300 rue de la Montagne
Du lundi au dimanche de 8 am à 18h
Site web: https://lepetitdep.ca/
About Magda Slezak
Magda Slezak is the owner and founder of Petit Dep and Magenta Studio Photo. An entrepreneur at heart, Magda has never stopped herself from bringing her most creative ideas to life. Her career began in 2002, when she saw herself opening her first studio at the Rockland center called Magenta Studio Photo, which was an immediate success. Today, Magenta Studio Photo has 9 establishments in Quebec and Ontario. It was in 2015 that Magda visited a convenience store in the Old Port of Montreal and bought it on a whim to make it the very first Petit Dep. Located on Saint-Paul Street, it officially opened in 2016, and quickly became the most Instagrammed convenience store / café in all of Montreal.