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.
Chu Chai Thai Vegetarian Cuisine is a must-visit spot for the lovers of Thai food and also for those who prefer vegetarian dishes. The menu at Chu Chai Thai Vegetarian Cuisine is quite extensive including an array of dishes. Begin your meal with some Tom Kha Soup, then go for the tofu which comes infused with peanut butter sauce. The red curry, a quintessential Thai staple, simply cannot be left out, this one goes perfect with a bowl of rice. The portions are plentiful hence make sure to come here with an appetite. Delivery service is also offered, thus letting you enjoy Thai goodness in the comforts of your couch.
Since 1984, this pizzeria has been serving authentic taste of Italy in their pizzas. Il Focolaio is known for the thin crust pizzas cooked fresh in the maple wood oven. The big pizzas here have some of the best and most fresh toppings and ingredients. The other side orders like breads, calzones, etc. are equally delicious. Amazing pizza with a glass of beer or premium wine, together, create a perfect family or friends group time.
If you're in the mood for a flavorful meal, infused with the traditional flavors of Latin cuisine, then La Capital Tacos won't disappoint. This hip Mexican eatery may seem out of place in Chinatown, but if the crowds that gather here are any indication, the oddity of its location is in no way a deterrent. The shrimp and pork tacos are the clear favorites, although there's ample variety to suit every taste and preference with a few vegetarian options as well. Every dish on the menu is packed full of the vibrant flavor and freshness that Mexican cuisine is known for. Stop by La Capital Tacos for a delicious meal that is sure to keep you coming back for more.
This restaurant had its beginnings over four decades ago when a community fireman, Pierre Barsalou, started it. Known primarily as a 24-hour casse-coute, a kind of fast-food eatery, La Baquise serves a wide variety of poutine (traditional Quebec-style fries, topped with rich gravy and melting cheese curds). In addition to the traditional recipe, now you can find some twenty-three variants including Italian, hot dog, bacon and even pizza! The eatery includes a summer terrace and serves micro-brewed beers, as well as breakfasts.
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.
A breezy neighborhood spot, La Grande Terrasse welcomes diners to relish staple American eats and an amazing selection of beverages. Nestled by the lively Place Jacques-Cartier, this cozy joint is famous for its sprawling patio dining area. During winters, the outdoor space is insulated with heaters which keeps it operational throughout the year. In sunny days, the canopy-style roof cuts the sun's blaze, creating a soothing atmosphere inside. Stop in for a early morning breakfast or in the evenings to devour some wholesome burgers and delicious concoctions.
There are some places where are only known by locals and Chez Bong is among them. This is one spot that serves good Korean food. This basement diner serves dishes that are fresh and flavorful. Savor their Bulgogi (marinated beef grill), Dolsot Bibimbap (rice, legumes, pork and beef in a heated stone bowl), Gun Man Doo (deep fried dumplings with pork, tofu and vegetables), and Ojingo Twigim (fried calamari).
Les Glaceurs will soon become one of your favorite places on earth. The dessert place offers a wide range of freshly baked cupcakes of all sizes - minis, normal and giant-sized - and flavors. You can expect usual flavors like red velvet, pumpkin, strawberry as well as the seasonal and festive ones and the more unusual flavors such as cookie dough cupcakes here. They're truly a delight to look, while their taste is sure to keep coming back for more! Les Glaceurs also takes up orders for private and business events, check the website for more on that!
La Maison Kam Fung is one of the most highly regarded casual Chinese restaurants in Montreal. Diners are drawn in by their delectable Cantonese and Szechuan dishes, and a pleasing, if rather utilitarian, décor. Peking Duck is the house speciality; a delicacy which can be enjoyed here without an advance order. It also well known for its delicious dim sum, with a menu that boasts an enormous selection of dumplings, many of which come filled with the same fresh seafood you can see in the aquariums. Available in steamed and fried varieties, these delightful little bundles of flavor are wheeled out on trolleys, their wafting aroma filling the air. With soups, appetizers and seafood, meat, vegetarian and poultry entrées to choose from as well, a meal at this restaurant is sure to satisfy varied tastes and appetites of all sizes.
Cafe Titanic is a charming little cafe, tucked away in an alley at the heart of Old Montreal. Frequented by tourists and locals alike, the cafe offers a scrumptious selection of sandwiches, snacks, soups, salads and desserts, prepared using fresh ingredients. The sandwiches are especially popular, available in a variety of breads with options like swiss cheese and hummus, smoked ham and brie, stir-fired portobello mushrooms and grilled Italian sausage. The cafe also offers catering platters and lunch boxes that can be delivered to your home or workplace.