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.
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.
Brasserie Harricana has quickly made its place in the hearts of the city's gourmets since it first opened its doors in 2014. The decor is simple and chic, with a charming European vibe that brings to mind the quaint eateries of Paris. The menu boasts an impressive selection of craft beers, cider. bourbon and rum, served alongside gourmet comfort food that is nothing short of sublime. The beer selection is especially well-curated, with over 40 beers on tap and bottled craft beers to choose from. The all-you-can-eat lunch buffet is a revelation, while brunch at the Brasserie Harricana has come to be a cherished weekend ritual for many. Paired with genuine hospitality and attention to detail, a meal at this gastropub promises to be one you will not soon forget.
Run by Chef Brian, the culinary team at Burger Bar Crescent cooks up a variety of delicious burgers with delicious fillings. Dig into their Wild Shroom Burger which is stuffed full of sauteed mushrooms, garlic mayonnaise and caramelized onions or take on the challenge of eating their humongous Supersonic burger which has bacon, cheese, dill pickle, tomatoes, banana peppers and onion rings. Having won first place at the Best Burger in Montreal competition, this place definitely takes this all-American dish to the next level. A number of zippy cocktails and classic drinks are also available here to go along with your meal.
La Succursale Bar serves up a selection of seven craft beers that are brewed in house, alongside a few bottled varies, beer cocktails and a full bar selection of Canadian spirits. There's a little something for everyone at this lively watering hole where the love of beer reigns supreme. The bar does offer a food menu, however it is mainly composed of snacks and beer-friendly food, specifically designed to be an apt accompaniment to the beer list. For the beer curious and connoisseur alike, La Succursale Bar has much to offer.
Located in Old Montreal, BEVO Bar + Pizzeria is a bar and a lovely Italian restaurant known for their wood-oven pizzas. The warm and welcoming space can accommodate larger groups with ease and is perfect for family meals or an evening with friends. Along with their delicious pizzas, their meatballs and pasta dish also comes highly recommended. A variety of wine and beers are available to balance the flavors of the food.
Unwind after an exhaustive day at Le Sainte-Élisabeth which is known to offer a plethora of drinks on their beverage list. You can choose from the variety of in-house brews or opt for the internationally acclaimed spirits. In case you feel hungry, the bar pampers your palate with a delightful small-plate menu. The cozy interiors of the bar are warmly decorated and feature a fireplace and make it an ideal spot for catching up with your loved ones over a few drinks. The bar also has a great terrace surrounded with beautiful greenery, making it a unique seating area. Essentially sitting at the bottom of a six-story hole, it is ensconced in ivy and is a venue for hosting live music performances at the patio, which makes it even more appealing.
The Black Cat Bone, a hip and happening Blues music club is extremely popular with locals. This place has a beautiful dance floor and the best of Blues music tracks that will force you to dance more and more. You can also spend your Saturday evening by just listening to the music and chatting with your people. The bar has some good liquor options as well. Perfect for an ultimate outing with friends on Saturdays.
Vallier Restaurant creates the impression of being at a friend's place for a meal. The restaurant has a very inviting decor; the living-room setting and simple wooden chairs and tables make the place warm and welcoming. Hues of brown all around and yellow lights emanating from chandeliers gives Vallier a rustic charm. The place can be explored for brunch, lunch and even for dinner. The cuisine hovers over, French specials with an American twist and, some American dishes with a French influence; the end result of this fusion is delectable. Their portions are massive and the prices are reasonable. Wines and beers are poured in libation and coffee marks a lovely conclusion to any meal.
Located in Montreal's Gay Village or as it's popularly known 'Le Village'; Taverne Normandie is best known for it's after-hours scene. This local spot is open till the early hours of the morning every day serving up a nice selection of beers to the regulars who frequent it. The dive bar serves up a selection of beers from select micro-breweries in the area like Cheval Blanc and Tremblay as well as regular selection of usual draft and bottled beers. Drop by if you enjoy karaoke and reasonably priced beer.