Experience dining at its finest at Bouillon Bilk, a restaurant known for its elegant set-up and innovative Canadian dishes. The black wooden chairs, white table cloths, minimalist decor and dim lighting create an ambiance which is sophisticated and classy. The menu is a line-up of inventive Canadian specials, cooked to perfection both in terms of taste and presentation and paired with wine suggested by the sommelier which sets off the flavors of the dishes perfectly.
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.
Located at 545 Milton Avenue in the Montreal’s Milton-Parc neighborhood, Lola Rosa’s proximity to McGill University attracts both students and locals to its vegetarian, Mexican fusion cuisine. The restaurant also offers vegan and gluten-free options. Inside is seating for 40 diners; at each table, a set of pull-drawers contains notes and drawings from previous patrons, which often include funny messages, love notes, and other mementos. Menu items range from simple salads to the famous nacho plate. Portions are small, but filling. Try the Lola’s Nachos or polenta dish, and for dessert, anything will do! Meals range from CAD8 to CAD12. Lola Rosa has a full liquor license and accepts cash, debit, and credit cards. It is easily accessible from McGill Metro Station, and the 80 and 24 buses.
This cavernous, stone-walled restaurant features an Italian-inspired menu that includes a varied but restrained menu and a unique wine list. Appetizers include grilled shrimps with asparagus and a Caesar salad. An oyster bar, crab claws a la Provencal, and Catalan-style clams highlight the seafood focus. Notable main courses features chimichurri rib steak with home-style garlic mashed potatoes, or peperonata swordfish with a white bean ragout. Barroco also boasts a generous wine list, many of which are private imported wines.
If you are looking for a place where you can bring in a special occasion then Les Deux Singes de Montarvie is where your search ends. This is a wonderful French restaurant perfect for a romantic dinner or for a quiet evening with close friends. Dimly lit, the interior always emanates a warm glow and the seats give a lovely view of the city outside. Dishes at Les Deux Singes de Montarvie are crafted to perfection and they arrive at your table looking like a work of art. The restaurant has an impressive selection of wines to complement your meal and you can rely on your servers for suggestions over the labels.
This high-end bistro is set in a beautifully designed Victorian Mansion, and features the cuisine of chef and owner Jerome Ferrer. The a la carte menu includes selections like roasted hen that comes complemented with some asparagus tips and oozes subtle flavors of roasted garlic. Another must-try dish here is the beef sirloin which is served with quail egg with a side of flavored wild mushrooms. Utmost attention is paid towards presentation of all the dishes and their taste does complete justice to their appearance. If there is a special occasion coming up, a reservation here would only add immeasurably to your memories.
Great ambiance and wonderful service at this intimate setting in Old Montreal. The caramelized scallops are delicious, while the smoked lamb, and beets served with goat cheese are all great for starters. The Gaspe char on roasted cauliflower bed is another good choice, also caramelized one of the secrets of this haute-cuisine spot. A large selection of French and Italian wines are also available.
Le Jardin Nelson, situated in Old Montreal, offers the perfect setting for a romantic evening spent with a special someone. This French restaurant has a typical old world charm to it with a beautiful garden full of brightly colored flowers and a huge terrace overlooking the streets. The restaurant comes to life in the evenings with twinkling lamps that light up the place and render an ethereal beauty to it. The delectable food further enhances the appeal of this crêperie. The service is warm and friendly. Live jazz music is played here every day when it is in operation from mid-April to mid-October. The restaurant's timings depend on the weather, so it's advisable to make a call before you head there.
Located at Montreal's historic Old Port, L'Usine de Spaghetti is housed within a historic building that is believed to be where Charles Dickens wrote a part of A Tale of Two Cities. With a rustic ambiance and antique décor, the restaurant proudly embraces the rich history of its surroundings, even naming each of their dishes after the city's neighborhoods and famous personalities. The restaurant offers a selection of dishes that are masterful compilations of traditional Italian flavours and the goodness of home-style cooking. Some popular choices include lamb shank braised in red wine, duck leg confit, chicken parmesan with spaghetti and home-made tomato sauce, and spaghetti with meat sauce. L'Usine also offers an excellent wine list, complementary garlic bread and an extensive salad bar to complement your meal.
In existence for more than 25 years, this restaurant has experienced a renaissance, returning again to its 1980s excellence. The setting is historic Old Montreal. The décor suits it, with upholstered chairs, burgundy curtains and dark wood paneling. The menu remains classically French, with the accent on seafood. Dishes include grilled Coquilles St-Jacques (scallops) and lobster in a homardine sauce.
If you need to see the real meaning of libation, head to La Champagnerie. The lounge has over 50 wines on the menu, in addition they also serve champagnes and cocktails. The place has a wonderful ambiance with enthusiastic crowd and excellent service. The decor is old school with wood flooring and exposed-brick walls that make the place a bit rustic. If you are a wine enthusiast order your favorites but if you wish to be adventurous, La Champagnerie will spoil you with choices. Rely on their friendly staff for suggestions, they will not disappoint you. A decent food menu is also available to complement the drinks.
A trip to Quebec is incomplete without sampling the traditional Canadian dish, poutine, which originated in this state. Montréal Poutine is one of the best places in the city to sample this specialty. Select from signature poutines like Italian sausage, smoked meat, bacon, fried onions and mushrooms. Other items on the menu include avocado fries, nachos, smoked meat platter, burgers and pizzas. Dine in their charming decor or get a table out on their corner street patio.