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.
Juliette et Chocolat is the creation of a genius master chocolatier named Juliette. This is more than just a restaurant or a coffee shop. It is a place to indulge in rich, inventive and scrumptious chocolate concoctions in a cozy environment. From old-fashioned hot chocolate to classic desserts with a twist such as the popular white chocolate coconut brownie, their decadent menu allows customers to enjoy cocoa in every possible way. A great spot for chocolate lovers, Juliette’s menu also offers tasty lunch options such as the goat cheese crepe and the Mexican salad with chocolate chicken. Affordable and original, it is the perfect spot to enjoy an afternoon snack or satisfy a late-night craving.
If you are in the mood for some delicious Sushi, Saint Sushi Bar is the place to go to. Offering an array of maki sushi roll platters as well as other varieties, this restaurant is highly popular among locals and tourists alike. A number of sashimi options, a few light appetizers and miso soup are also on offer. The ambiance here is cozy and elegant with dim lighting, an open sushi bar, decorative lamps and dark wood furniture. All in all, this is a great place to go for lunch with friends and family.
A small place painted in bright green and with a long queue outside easily catches eyes of the people. Kem CoBa is one of the most loved and favorite ice cream parlors of Montreal. This popular ice cream center has been offering homemade ice creams of some common and unusual flavors. Not only this, they also have sorbets and cheesecakes which are, also, loved by all the locals and visitors. This small joint has to be there in your list if you plan to visit Montreal.
If you happen to be passing by this restaurant in the morning, be sure to drop in for a hearty breakfast. Chez Jose Cafe offers a wide range of breakfast items of both regular and vegan varieties. Along with sweet treats like danishes and croissants from their bakery, they also offer a variety of crepes, bagels, fresh fruit juices, omelettes and crepes. You can also stop in for a quick lunch and opt for a soup and sandwich combo. Providing diners with a pocket-friendly but delicious meal in a cozy ambiance, Chez Jose Cafe has definitely earned its popular acclaim.
Located in Little Burgundy, this charming restaurant has been wowing locals and visitors alike with delectable steak preparations and unpretentious environments. The restaurant's name is a tribute to Charles McKiernan, a renowned philanthropist, and innkeeper, who earned the title for his ability to put together food supplies for troops during wartime. The menu is of the changing kind; so patrons choose from the daily updated chalkboard offering delights such as bbq chicken, pulled pork and pulled chicken sausages. The seafood selection is diverse and has everything from clams and crabs to salmon. The interiors are a rustic affair, with great use of woods and warm lighting for a comfortable ambiance.
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.
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.
A charming creperie located at the edge of the old city. The smell of chocolate hits you as soon as you enter this cozy place. With an abundance of options and specials to choose from, Muru Crepe does a fabulous job in creating the perfect crepes, breakfast and lunch menu. You can team up the savory crepes along with some hot drinks and lattes. A place that it totally recommended for a crepe lover.
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.
Maple Delights is a charming spot and a must visit if in Old Montreal. This sweet bistro and museum is a wonderful way to discover this national pride. At the bistro you can relish delish baked goodies, gelatos, candies, waffles, milkshakes, coffees and sorbets, all with the goodness of maple syrup and sugar in them. Check out their small museum that gives an insight of how the sap is collected. You can also taste the products made from maple that highlight its unique quality.
Warm ambiance, friendly staff and of course, great food makes Vieux-Port Steakhouse a must-visit for those who love Steak. An Old Montreal favorite, the restaurant is popular with tourists and locals alike. Whether you're looking for the perfect place for a business lunch or a nice place for a special Sunday brunch, Vieux-Port Steakhouse has plenty of dining options. Their Sunday Buffets serve a sumptuous array of dishes, while the Lunch menu is a great value for money option on week days. Items to try on their menu include the Fillet Mignon, Osso Bucco, and Grilled Salmon Fillet. Accompanied by a classic glass of wine or a perfectly prepared dry Martini, it makes for a wonderful meal. On pleasant summer evenings enjoy dining Alfresco on their lovely stone terrace, perfect for larger groups.