Kazu offers a traditional Japanese dining experience at an affordable price. The portions are small and the food is delicious enough to make you crave for more. Located in Chinatown between other East - Asian diners, this place is a safe bet for some mouth watering food. There is always a queue for seating which speaks much for the popularity and quality service that it offers.
Come here to sample Jean Francois Gravel's brewed creations. The name might not be familiar but the beer speaks quality. With other ales like Blond Ale, Extra Special Bitter, Cream Ale, India Pale Ale, Belgian Wit, and more, you're insured a swell time. The pub has ample seating and their Happy hour, which is between 3p-7p, sees regulars, travelers, students, professionals, and others, who don't mind downing a pint early in the evening.
Unwind with your loved ones at Pullman which is known for serving an extensive wine list to choose from. This bar boasts of offering over 350 variety of wines and also serves around 50 wines by the glass. In case you feel hungry, the wine bar entices your taste buds with a flavorful tapas menu to munch on and pair with your wine. The dimly lit interiors of this wine bar are stylishly decorated with unique artifacts and are a great spot for a romantic date with someone special. The wine-glass chandelier is the beautiful centerpiece that demands your attention when you enter this wine bar. Its intimate seating and attentive service make this a great place for planning a business lunch or a private event here.
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.
Steak is the reason most people go to this restaurant in Old Montreal; it is a popular attraction for both tourists and locals to enjoy an evening meal. The decor is retro, circa 1974, and lends itself well to the nostalgic ambiance. The limited menu includes various cuts and styles of steak in green or black pepper sauce. The service is competent if somewhat curt and reservations are a must.
Situated inside the magnificent Auberge Bonaparte Hotel, Bonaparte is a striking, French restaurant ideal for a romantic evening. With its exposed walls, wooden floors and warm, yellow lights, the place creates a chic yet rustic environment. Everything from the cutlery to the table arrangements is systematic here, thus setting a perfect tone for the delectable journey that patrons commence. The menu is quintessentially French incorporating meat, seafood and vegetarian preparations. Dishes are presented in front of you with utmost attention to detail and the flavors are memorable to say the least.
The décor at this Boulevard St-Laurent hot-spot mirrors the somewhat cold, shiny furnishings of more pretentious restaurants just to its south. The menu, however, focuses on central European comfort food. Considering the surroundings, prices are extremely reasonable: mussels, done in a variety of styles. Other seafood and pasta choices round out a modest menu that should have something for every non-vegetarian. The fairly impressive wine list includes several by the glass.
The L'Opéra Bar is a premier bar in Montreal where the people love to mingle. Located in the ultra luxurious Loews Hotel Vogue, the bar is a favorite meeting place for both hotel guests and locals alike. The spacious ambiance created by the French windows add a lot of character to this two-story place. Sip on some delicious cocktails and enjoy the magnificent views of the fashionable Montagne street as you while on some time in great company.
If drinking with your friends and making new ones is what you seek, then La Place a Côté is the perfect place for it. Just like numerous other bars and pubs sprawled across the city, Place a Côté is a great place to hit the drinks stand, grab a few beers and watch the bands croon away soulful melodies. The place has a number of events taking place throughout the week and the line up is just simply fabulous. Although this may not be the right place for indulging in drunken debauchery, the quaint little La Place a Côté is just right for some lounging and having a good time.
If you are a hard-core metal fan and looking for a place in this city where you can party with other head-banging folks, then check out L'Accueil Inconditionnel. Over the years, this venue has lent its space for gigs to bands like Derelict, Underground Theory, Silver Teeth, Zero, Blind Witness, Born Addicted and other artists that don't ask you for your permission before they convert you into a metal fan. Please ensure that you are amiable to this kind of music before you step into L'Accueil Inconditionnel. That's because some sounds reverberating from this place will definitely redefine your idea of 'extreme' and 'brutal', making this one venue not suited for the faint of heart. Call for event timings and additional information.
Set in a historic brick building, L'Ange Cornu Bistro is a charming restaurant and bar. Their seasonal yet creative menu will delight you and their drink list of imported wines, beers and local microbrews will cheer you up. Eclectically done up, it has a bohemian vibe to it and maybe because it is a hub for artists to mingle and showcase their talent. Enjoy gigs and live performances at their backyard.