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.
Tejano Bbq Burrito brings about an amalgamation of two favorites, Mexican food and BBQ and their exciting burritos are always well received by locals and tourists alike. Choose your base then go on and select the hot ingredients, try the Spanish rice if you are looking for a veggies treat but indulge in the spiced pulled pork if you are a meat lover. Any Mexican dish is incomplete without some salsa and guacamole, so go on and add a generous amount of those. Grab a seat nearby and dig into your fantastic creation.
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.
When you walk across rue Bernard Ouest, the display of decadent, baked goodies that line Cheskie Bakery are sure to beckon you in. As you step inside, baskets after baskets of cakes, breads, cheese crowns, danishes, croissants, hamantaschen and the popular babka laof fight for your attention. All of these are freshly baked, and hence sell off pretty quickly at Cheskie Bakery. Pack a few to go, while you snack on something delicious and leave the place feeling ecstatic and excited.
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!
Located on the Notre-Dame street west, it isn't difficult to locate Patrice Patissier, simply follow the aromatic trails of baked goodies and you should be home! At Patrice Patissier you can see the chefs creating magic with flour and sugar and they end up giving a gourmet touch to everyday, bakery items. Albeit pricier than others on the block, every dish served here is worth the money spent. Patrice Patissier also has a distinctive lunch menu, the items on which validate the chef's talent for savory dishes as well.
If you wish to give your palate a break from the local cuisine head to Pho Bang New York, a quaint Vietnamese restaurant serving soulful food. This restaurant is a chain of the Pho Bang in New York and gives the same authentic taste as its American sister. From Tonkinoise soup, spring rolls, Bun Bo Hue to the beef soup and more, everything in Pho Bang arrives at your table in massive portions. Their taste suits the likes of kids and adults, which makes a visit to Pho Bang New York, a complete family experience. On a cold evening, a take out from them comes recommended.
As you walk around Chinatown, you'll come across several little eateries and cafes, tucked into little nooks and crannies. Though unremarkable to look at, you won't come here for the décor, but for the food. Pho 97 has it's fare share of regulars lining up to savor their favorite dishes. Best known for it's steaming bowls of Vietnamese Pho served with thin noodles and plenty of filling toppings. Other popular dishes on the menu include Vietnamese cold spring rolls and steamed chicken dumplings. Enjoy a cup of their complimentary green tea as you wait for your meal. The best part is, you won't burn a hole in your pocket after eating here, prices are very reasonable.
Gandhi is a beautiful restaurant taking pride in their robust menu that dictates quintessentially Indian dishes. Decked in hues of angelic white and illuminated with quaint, yellow lights, the serene interior of this place makes it perfect for a romantic meal. Request for a seat that overlooks the street, during the day, because that's when the restaurant is brought to life with sunlight. At Gandhi, the Onion Bhajee or the onion fritters mark a great beginning for your meal. Later, indulge your palate in their tandoori dishes and the hearty biryanis. If bewildered by choices, rely on their chef's recommendations. There's an extensive menu for vegetarians as well.
Cookie Stefanie is an endearing bakery and restaurant serving delicious, freshly-baked goodies. From mini cookies, regular cookies to cream-laden delights like cupcakes, cakes and even muffins adorn the display at Cookie Stefanie. Grab your favorite ones and order a cup of well-brewed latte or cappuccino to complement your sweet treats. Settle down in of the intimate seats and enjoy blissful solitude. If you wish to curtail the sugar rush, Cookie Stefanie has grilled cheese sandwiches on offer too. They also sell cookie boxes which make perfect gifts for your loved ones.