Civilized even by Notre-Dame-de-Grâce's high standards, Ye Olde Orchard Pub, a well-known watering hole offers imported and micro brewed beer, friendly service and superior pub grub. The menu offers authentic Irish appetizers and entrees while remaining kind to the pocketbook. There is live Irish music every night, lots of snug booths for intimate conversations and the sort of neighborhood charm one rarely finds downtown.
Einer der wichtigsten Afterhour-Clubs und DJ-Treffpunkte in Nordamerika. Diese kleine Einrichtung auf dem neuesten Stand der Technik hat eine ergonomisch geformte Tanzfläche und ein Soundsystem, das seinesgleichen auf dem Kontinent sucht. Regelmäßige DJs sind Alain Vinet, Mark Anthony und David Morales, aber Stereo zieht auch DJs wie Paul Oakenfold an. Man muss mit langen Warteschlangen rechnen und entsprechend angezogen sein, da der Türsteher sehr zimperlich sein kann. Die Gebühren betragen CAD 17-25 (EUR 12-17,60), je nach Talent.
If you thought an only-vegetarian restaurant would be boring and bland, then do think again. Casa Del Popolo, translated as 'The House of the People', serves up vegetarian delights that will satisfy even a meat lover. Try their Vege Pate or Spicy Tofu, and let the healthy goodness transcend you to the other, greener, side. However, if vegetarian food is a strict no-no, then never mind, because they do have a wide selection of drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, and a fine program of events. Call to know more.
One of the earlier and original punk/alternative music venues in Montreal, Foufounes Électriques has been on the scene in one incarnation or another for more than 15 years. Notable appearances have included a 1990 concert by Kurt Cobain and Nirvana. A state of mind as much as a physical presence, with sculptures and remnants of the hardcore years, Foufs has re-made itself again into a live show venue. It is not unusual to see tourists and spiked hair punks sitting side-by-side at the bar or on the patio.
Salon Daome is a chic lounge and nightclub where both amateur and professional musicians perform for the club audience. Visitors can relax with a drink in this soothing lounge or meet new people at the bar or dance floor. The resident DJs are also from a variety of styles, so those looking for a particular beat are sure to find one.
This is the spot for the hottest Latin dance rhythms in Montreal, and you can sure tell, as the dance floor is packed so tight on Friday and Saturday that there is hardly room to shimmy. It gets its share of celebrities, as both Expos and visiting ball players frequently drop in. The club, open since 1980, features a full bar, dance competitions, Salsa lessons and live bands.
Nestled in the heart of the city, Pub St. Paul is a popular hangout spot among the locals and tourists. This pub is known for serving an impressive list of beverages that consists of fine wines, various brands of chilled beers, whiskey and other spirits to sip on to as you unwind after a hard day. In case you feel hungry, you can dig into some scrumptious burgers, chicken wings, pizzas or devour the local delights served here. Its cozy interiors and prompt service makes this a great spot to catch up with your friends over a few drinks.
2 Pierrots is one of the best places to experience Montréal's Franco-Canadian live music scene. This bar hosts an eclectic schedule of local musicians and touring bands every Friday and Saturday night. Unwind with premium cocktails and spirits in a festive atmosphere on their mezzanine seating in view of all the on-stage action.
Terrasse sur l'Auberge is an airy roof top lounge close to the city's bustling port. Drop in to experience the spectacular 360 degree views from the lounge, while you enjoy your drinks. As the lounge can accommodate up to hundred people, it is an ideal place for group parties and gatherings. On special occasions like the International Fireworks Competition, the view from the roof top lounge is breathtaking. Stop by to enjoy live music played by the DJ at the lounge.
For a nice evening of delicious Mediterranean cuisine head down to Modavie. Housed in a prime location, enter this cozy restaurant which is complete with wooden furnishings and tables set close to each other. The bar is large and stacked with bottles of wine, single-malt scotches and assorted wines. The entire space is neat, illuminated by the tiny overhead lights and has a welcoming ambiance thanks to the flowers in almost every corner of the room. The food is also a big hit, with lamb being a major favorite here and bison or tiger shrimp in Grand Marnier sauce being other specialties. With live jazz concerts featured six nights a week, you can be assured of an entertaining gastronomic affair.
Situated in the Chinatown neighborhood, Joverse functions as a bar, while also serving French fare through its small plates. The decor has a contemporary elegance about it, with its exposed red brick walls and wooden floors. The environment is cozy, perfect for unwinding with a drink. There is a fair share of liquor, ranging from vodka, gin and rum, to whiskey, beers and wine. There are also several cocktails to suit your taste. The small plates offer a range of cheeses and mushrooms, and other dishes like the Duck 58 and the National Dish, can also be found on the menu. Frequented for business lunches, Joverse also works well for a quiet evening with friends.