Olive et Gourmando is the quintessential Montreal brunch/lunch spot, located in Old Montreal. Pastries are all up front and sandwiches/gourmet dishes ready to order are in the back. Grab a table, go to the back and make your order, cafeteria style. Sit back down and someone will bring you your food. The scene of the interchangeable English/French hybrid of locals in this bustling yet cozy room is fascinating to watch.