Montreal is known for its eclectic cuisine and wide variety of menus for all budgets. From the cozy and affordable Pho joints, to the lavish and eccentric French cuisine, you will definitely find a spot to fulfill your culinary desires.

While in town, explore Montreal’s staples. Discover the world renowned cuisines of Normand Laprise’s Toqué, Martin Picard’s Pied de Cochon or Jérôme Ferrer’s Europea, local talents with international fame. Make your reservations now if you don’t want to miss out on this epicurean voyage!

And for a more down to earth experience, start with our famous Schwartz’s Smoked meat (medium with a cherry coke… a classic), swing by St-Viateur Bagel and don’t go home without trying our national fast food: the poutine.

For general restaurant suggestions, browse through the list below to discover 2 suggestions for each type of restaurant, with locations downtown or spread out in the city.

In the Popular section, most restaurants offer meals for less than 25$ per person (before alcohol, taxes or tips).

In the High End section, you can expect to pay more than 35$ per person for a meal (before alcohol, taxes or tips). It is also likely that early reservations will be required.

Type High end Area
African Le Nil Bleu(514) 285-4628

3706 Rue Saint-Denis

Le Plateau
Breakfast Verses(514) 788-4000

100 Rue Saint Paul Ouest

Old Montreal
Burgers M:brgr(514) 906-0408

2025 Rue Drummond

Chinese L’Orchidée de Chine(514) 287-1878

2017 Rue Peel

Crepes La Bulle au Carré(514) 848-0316

3482 Rue Saint-Denis

Le Plateau
French Laloux(514) 287-9127

250 Avenue des Pins Est

Le Plateau
Greek Molivos(514) 846-8818

2310 Rue Guy

Italian Da Emma(514) 392-1568

777 Rue de la Commune Ouest

Old Montreal
Indian Ghandi(514) 845-5866

230 Rue Saint Paul Ouest

Old Montreal
Japanese / Sushi Shinji(438)384-1270

1732 rue Notre-Dame Ouest

Jazz club Upstairs(514) 931-6808

1254 Rue Mackay

Latino Mochica(514) 284-4448

3863 Rue Saint-Denis

Le Plateau
Lebanese Daou(514) 276-8310

519 Rue Faillon Est

Mexican Limon(514) 509-1237

2472 Notre-Dame Ouest

Petite Bourgogne
Pizzeria Bevo(514) 861-5039

410 Rue Saint Vincent

Old Montreal
Portuguese Portuscalle(514) 849-2070

4281 Boulevard Saint-Laurent

Le Plateau
Pub Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill(514) 874-1569

1189 Rue de la Montagne

Seafood La Sirène de la mer(514) 345-0345

114 Avenue Dresden

Steakhouse & Grill Gibby’s(514) 282-1837

298 Place d’Youville

Old Montreal
Tapas Pintxo(514) 844-0222

256 Rue Roy Est

Le Plateau
Tea house Camellia Sinensis(514) 286-4002

351 Rue Émery

Quartier latin
Thai / Vietnamese Thai Grill(514) 270-5566

5101 Boulevard Saint-Laurent

Le Mile end
Vegetarian ChuChai(514) 843-4194

4088 Rue Saint-Denis

Le Plateau
Type Popular Area
African L’Olive Noire

(514) 504-9484

4271 Rue Ontario Est

Breakfast Universel

(514) 840-7136

2055 Rue Peel

Burgers Five Guys

(514) 507-2560

468 Rue McGill

Old Montreal
Chinese Chez Chili

(514) 904-1767

1050B Rue Clark

Crepes Juliette et Chocolat

(514) 287-3555

1615 Rue Saint-Denis

Quartier latin
French La Petite Ardoise

(514) 495-4961

222 Avenue Laurier Ouest

Le Mile end
Greek Marathon Souvlaki

(514) 731-6455

5365 Rue des Jockeys

Italian Da Giovanni

(514) 842-8851

572 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est

Indian Ambala

(514) 499-0446

3887 Rue Saint-Denis

Le Plateau
Japanese / Sushi Sushi Crescent

(514) 289-3223

1437 Rue Crescent

Jazz club House of Jazz

(514) 842-8656

2060 Rue Aylmer

Latino Arepera

(514) 508-7267

4050 Rue de Bullion

Le Plateau
Lebanese Aux Lilas

(514) 271-1453

5570 Avenue du Parc

Le Mile end
Mexican 3 Amigos

(514) 987-6868

1621 Rue Saint-Denis

Quartier latin
Pizzeria Pizzeria Napoletana

(514) 276-8226

189 Dante Street

Little Italy
Portuguese Piri Piri plateau

(514) 504-6464

415 Avenue du Mont Royal Est

Le Plateau
Pub Les 3 Brasseurs

(514) 788-6100

105 Rue Saint Paul Est

Old Montreal
Seafood Brit and Chips

(514) 840-1001

433 Rue McGill

Old Montreal
Steakhouse & Grill L’Entrecôte Saint-Jean

(514) 281-6492

2022 Rue Peel

Tapas Café Vasco da Gama

(514) 286-2688

1472 Rue Peel

Tea house Salon de thé Cardinal

(514) 903-2877

5326 boul St-Laurent

Le Mile end
Thai / Vietnamese Pho Lien

(514) 735-6949

5703 Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges

Vegetarian La Panthère Verte

(514) 503-4800

145 Avenue du Mont-Royal

Le Plateau