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.
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar is an eatery that has mastered the art of creating steaks. Their steak story is a great one and they provide their patrons with a large array of steaks to choose from. Their signature dish is always grilled to perfection, be it the Blue Rare, the Medium Rare or the Chicago. No matter how it is that you like your steak, at the Keg Steakhouse & Bar they will find a way to satisfy you. Their classic dinners are steaks that come with salads, vegetables & mushrooms. There is a separate children's menu, who would obviously not be able to finish their large portions of steak.
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.
One of the biggest and most popular venues in Montreal, the Sky Lounge was specially created for the gay community to unwind and chill out. Housing a pool, spa and a mini- restaurants it has shaped into a one - stop destination which takes care of their needs and provides them with an ambiance to really enjoy themselves. The place is a must visit for its funky nightlife with trendy music, DJs and food.
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.
La Distillerie brings to you an amazing array of cocktails in bright colors and equally strong flavor, served in huge mason jars. What's more they even allow you to prepare your own concoctions according to your taste! And if you thought that was all then be pleasantly surprised by the staff at the pub who instantly make you feel at home with their friendly and informal attitude. Do pick up their recipe guide to try your hand at creating these cocktails.
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.
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.
Philēmon is a bar with a class. Their ambiance, quirky decor and service all reflect sophistication of a different kind making it perfect for a night with friends and even for a romantic date. The music in the background is good and not too loud, bartenders are masters at their craft and the service is thoughtful without being overbearing. Albeit expensive, Philēmon gets crowded as the evening grows older. If you are in a laid-back mood, Philēmon definitely is a place meant for you.
Méchant Boeuf is a trendy French brasserie and bar in Hôtel Nelligan. From live music to DJ nights and happy hours, this place is a popular haunt among the locals. Their menu is dominated with preparations made from Angus beef and their burgers and steak come highly recommended. They also have a raw bar. Inventive cocktails keep your spirits high at the Méchant Boeuf. Fun and vibrant, it is a nice spot to hangout with friends.
The devil is in the details and drinks menu at this modern tiki bar, whose name means “necessary evil.” Identifiable by a neon pineapple sign at street-level, the bar is located a bit underground. Observant visitors will notice the beautiful light fixtures, brick floors, and Bauhaus-inspired benches and booths. The menu is full of standard tiki drinks with creative twists, and classics served in coconut shells. Guests can order food well into the evening from the Chinese restaurant next door.