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Mahtay Cafe

241 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M7, Canada
+1 905-685-4040
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken apple” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“chai tea” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
241 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M7, Canada
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We spent an unhurried 4hours here. Lots of room and comfy seating to relax and chat. The Chai latte will change your life! The cafe accommodates vegan and gluten-free diners. The spinach and lentil soup is fantastic.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My family visited this quirky cafe while we were in the area for a wedding. The atmosphere left something to be desired. Though quaint and modern, far too eccentric and artsy for us. The food for brunch was sub-par and that is being generous. The...More

Thank Ashley H
ChDaLo, Owner at Mahtay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

I am sorry you were unsatisfied with your brunch. We take pride in the quality of food we offer to our customers. Featuring many local and natural ingredients. Having said that we obviously failed to satisfy you and for that, I apologize. We certainly are...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful space, unque cafe with a quirky, artistic flair. Local artists' work all over walls. Lots of different types of seating from lounge chairs, bar, high, and regular table and chairs. Unique food items which can be hit or miss and sometimes stale if going...More

Thank CTrimblekirk
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I stoppped in for a coffee on a rainy afternoon and was pleasantly rewarded with a steaming cup of coffee, a nice table with a view out the front window, and a yummy muffin. The atmosphere is laid back and very friendly. I enjoyed my...More

Thank hoovey
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place has great atmosphere and several seating options. Great coffee and treats. Free community theater room with live music, bonus!

Thank Shanna B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I love their chai tea and chicken apple sub. Its my go-to place for studying and distressing during finals, or to just being a friend to chill. Fun crowd and regular live music at the cafe. Check their board inside the door to see what's...More

Thank Erica D
ChDaLo, Owner at Mahtay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Erica Thank you for the great review and the 5 stars! It is greatly appreciated. Chris

Reviewed 23 May 2017

From time to time go there for a nice coffee and cookies. Comfortable chairs , free Wi FI and home atmosphere.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have nothing but praise for Chris and the team at Mahtay Cafe. The atmosphere is casual, artsie, open, and enjoyable. These have wonderful lunch selections (hand made sandwiches and soups), quality espresso drinks, local craft beer, and a massive listing of on-going events. Be...More

Thank lgbtqsgniagara
ChDaLo, Owner at Mahtay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for the great review and the 5 stars! We will continue to work hard to earn those stars. Chris

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Whether you're there on a date, with friends or just chilling alone, Maytay is amazing. Great food for everyone whether you're vegan, vegetarian or the ol' omnivore. The atmosphere is lovely and the staff is so wonderful. The hipster vibe is calming and helps you...More

1  Thank AnnaMo151
ChDaLo, Owner at Mahtay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for the thoughtful review and the stars! Chris

Reviewed 3 February 2017

I love the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere at Mahtay. Such a mixed bag of patrons as well - students, writers, couples, groups of friends. They offer lovely specialty teas and coffees and sweet and savoury treats. Catch one of their live shows if you can....More

Thank Angie B
ChDaLo, Owner at Mahtay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thank you for the awesome review. You mention so many of the things we love about Mahtay as well:-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 St. Paul St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines
  • Phone Number: +1 905-685-4040
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A funky downtown cafe with live music and an art gallery. Diverse menu with lots of vegan and gluten free options. Serving flatbreads, crepes, sandwiches, soups, salads and weekend brunch.
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