Les Passions de Manon

Saint-Hyacinthe

Les Passions de Manon is the largest specialty grocery store in Quebec. Located in the heart of downtown Saint-Hyacinthe, the boutique offers more than 10,000 speciality products from around the world, including more than 200 varieties of olive oils and vinegars.

Les Passions de Manon

Founded in 1999 by Manon Robert, this destination boutique has become a benchmark in Quebec, attracting customers from across the province and even internationally. In the store, you can find excellent quality Quebec and imported products, a Kusmi Tea section, selected coffees, fine chocolates, spices, syrups and sparkling drinks for cocktails, flour, pasta, and rice. The shop also offers a café area and a tasting bar.

In 2019, Les Passions de Manon welcomes a brand new café space created by none other than Manon’s son: Anthony. Le Albert Café neighborhood café-bistro located in downtown Saint-Hyacinthe. This café offers a varied selection of coffees, sandwiches, salads, pastries, refreshing beverages and many other options to discover. Its concept is modern with a European atmosphere. Located inside the Les Passions de Manon, the Albert Café invites you to live the “European market” experience , 7 days a week. Leashed dogs are welcome.

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