The Dominion Square Tavern is a lovely pub reminiscent of the 1920s located in the heart of the city. The decor is an elegant mix of the Parisian and British upscale pub scene. From the Art Deco lamps, shoeshine foot stools and wooden saloon doors, to the refurbished chandeliers and vintage china, all of the details are impeccable. On the menu are delicious treats like pan seared salmon, pulled-pork sandwich, choice of cheeses and desserts include toffee pudding, cheesecake and other mouth-watering treats.
Have yourself a bowl full of greens, at Mandy’s salad bar where gourmet salads make the cut with even the strictest health food connoisseur. With three locations spread across Montreal, the Westmount outpost is cozy and quaint, with a small patio where you can grab a quick bite of assorted salads. Freshness is a given at Mandy's - what you really should know is that they make a mean Waldorf salad, replete with romaine lettuce, dried cranberries, walnuts and blue cheese. If you wish to stick with the basics, dig into the classic Caesar Salad served with baked pita chips. Pair this up with their own cold-pressed concoction, the Jus Pur juice. Salad meals are available in handy takeaway containers too, so health-on-the-go is never a problem.
If you are a meat lover, looking for a place where you can satiate a massive appetite then Lattuca BBQ is the place for you to be. From briskets, beef ribs to pulled pork and pork ribs, Lattuca BBQ is about all things meat. Served with a generous portion of BBQ beans, coleslaw or mac & cheese, their platters are heavenly to say the least. The meat is done to perfection thus leaving no room for complaints. Come alone or get your gang along, Lattuca BBQ has place for all provided you have passion for meat!
Euro-Deli Batory is a small eatery located on Saint Viateur Ouest that has a glass wall with too many colorful things painted and written on it. This place serves some of the best pieogirs (Polish dumplings), in Montreal. This cafe prepares other food and drinks in traditional Polish style. This restaurant with simple yet beautiful interiors and tables makes it a perfect option for spending quality times.
You can taste one of the best tapas in Tapeo, a Spanish restaurant in Montreal. Head Chef Marie-Fleur St. Pierre prepares a variety of Spanish dishes giving it a very authentic taste. A wide collection of Spanish wines compliment the food, making it more delicious. The restaurant is very well designed with the bar made of wood and tables adjoining it making it look very different. A very artistically designed place since you will find a lot of good paintings with different themes hanging on the wall in bright light.
This sunny, warm and whimsically decorated restaurant is geared towards one thing, the appreciation of classic Portuguese cooking. The decor combines modern comfort with old-world artifacts, and won a design award upon its opening in 1997. The food is even better. Offerings include fresh fish and seafood, grilled sardines and salt-cod specialties, topped off by homemade desserts. The wine list is extensive and includes a port too! Service is friendly and cost is reasonable.
The St-Gabriel Restaurant has a history in the heart of old Montreal that dates back more than two centuries, when this one-time inn was the gathering place of the Montreal high-brow. Chef Jean-Marc Mathieu now offers nouvelle cuisine’ and prides himself on serving local produce. The main dishes include the likes of such great dishes as striped bass Normandy style with celery root boulangère, or a hearty braised bison rib served with creamy polenta and peppered creamy spinach. A nice selection of Califronia, French and international wines are available.
For a warm, sociable and friendly ambiance, stop by Creperie Chez Suzette. Whether you're looking for a more urban cafe experience, an intimate meal or a brunch out with the family, spread out over two levels; Creperie Chez Suzette effortlessly combines all three. With a charming view over the Old Town, the location is only one of the factors that draw tourists and locals to this family-style restaurant. Serving up a mouth-watering selection of sweet and savory crepes, wonderful fondues and fresh salads and hearty warming soups it's a great place to check out a local speciality.
Drop by for breakfast, lunch or just to satisfy that untimely hunger pang. With the Vieux-Montréal just a stone's throw away, the crowd mainly consists of tourists and also clerks and lawyers who drop in for lunch from nearby offices. Sandwiches made with the freshest of breads are on offer. Enjoy your coffee with a pick from the variety of pastries and pâtés available. Simple no-fuss American cuisine is featured on the menu consisting of three-course meals. A fixed-price menu is also on offer with entrées, such as braised veal and poached salmon to feast on. Tone down the heat in summer with an ice cream from this café - an eclectic range of flavors for you to choose from.
The exposed brick-walls, modern furniture and vibrant atmosphere lends Mangiafoco a unique charm. A lovely neighborhood restaurant, the focus here is clearly on the food. Serving up a wonderful selection of Italian fare, each of the usual dishes from the small plates and appetizers to the pizzas are elevated by the creative use of ingredients and great execution. An eye-catching feature of the restaurant is the Espresso bar, perfect to end a wonderful meal. Come here to try the thin crust pizzas, fresh buffalo mozzarella, beef carpaccio and their wonderful selection of Italian wines.
Formerly known as Le Delmo, L'Assommoir Notre Dame is known primarily for its cocktail selection. The cocktails on offer are more than 300 in number & include variations such as the Banana Banshee, the Red Lotus & the Chartberry. Those of you who have a sweet tooth can indulge themselves in the dessert martinis. Even though the cocktails overshadow everything else, it is not as if this resto-bar lags behind in other departments. The house specialty is ceviche, which is seafood soaked in citrus juices. There is always live music to be enjoyed & a DJ spinning tracks four days a week. Wednesday nights are the restaurant's version of ladies nights & romantic dinners for couples are arranged on Sundays.