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.
Myriade is a popular, yet nondescript nook of a cafe in the Concordia University area. Along with standard coffee options, Cafe Myriade exceeds expectations with their creative tea blends, delightful presentation, and the absolute best latte in the city. The staff are likeable and never rushed, though the line can sometimes be long as the place is always bustling. The small interior is suited for small groups and short stays, however the patio is better equipped for groups in the summertime. In winter, the interior is very cozy and warm. Myriade also stocks ground coffee, so if you want to enjoy their flavor in the comfort of your home, you can buy it here.
Unwind with your loved ones at Pullman which is known for serving an extensive wine list to choose from. This bar boasts of offering over 350 variety of wines and also serves around 50 wines by the glass. In case you feel hungry, the wine bar entices your taste buds with a flavorful tapas menu to munch on and pair with your wine. The dimly lit interiors of this wine bar are stylishly decorated with unique artifacts and are a great spot for a romantic date with someone special. The wine-glass chandelier is the beautiful centerpiece that demands your attention when you enter this wine bar. Its intimate seating and attentive service make this a great place for planning a business lunch or a private event here.
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.
Situated inside the magnificent Auberge Bonaparte Hotel, Bonaparte is a striking, French restaurant ideal for a romantic evening. With its exposed walls, wooden floors and warm, yellow lights, the place creates a chic yet rustic environment. Everything from the cutlery to the table arrangements is systematic here, thus setting a perfect tone for the delectable journey that patrons commence. The menu is quintessentially French incorporating meat, seafood and vegetarian preparations. Dishes are presented in front of you with utmost attention to detail and the flavors are memorable to say the least.
Steak is the reason most people go to this restaurant in Old Montreal; it is a popular attraction for both tourists and locals to enjoy an evening meal. The decor is retro, circa 1974, and lends itself well to the nostalgic ambiance. The limited menu includes various cuts and styles of steak in green or black pepper sauce. The service is competent if somewhat curt and reservations are a must.
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 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.
Terrasse sur l'Auberge is an airy roof top lounge close to the city's bustling port. Drop in to experience the spectacular 360 degree views from the lounge, while you enjoy your drinks. As the lounge can accommodate up to hundred people, it is an ideal place for group parties and gatherings. On special occasions like the International Fireworks Competition, the view from the roof top lounge is breathtaking. Stop by to enjoy live music played by the DJ at the lounge.
For a nice evening of delicious Mediterranean cuisine head down to Modavie. Housed in a prime location, enter this cozy restaurant which is complete with wooden furnishings and tables set close to each other. The bar is large and stacked with bottles of wine, single-malt scotches and assorted wines. The entire space is neat, illuminated by the tiny overhead lights and has a welcoming ambiance thanks to the flowers in almost every corner of the room. The food is also a big hit, with lamb being a major favorite here and bison or tiger shrimp in Grand Marnier sauce being other specialties. With live jazz concerts featured six nights a week, you can be assured of an entertaining gastronomic affair.
Previously located in the Ste-Helene old fort, the Festin du Gouverneur show is now presented at the Vauquelin restaurant in Old Montreal. This child-oriented attraction blends traditional Quebecois food with a rousing rendition of the province's history. Music plays a large part in the festivities with everything from bagpipes to traditional Quebec folk singing; kids will hardly know they are learning anything. Audience members participate in all the activities. The entire four-course dinner and show lasts about two hours. Reservations are essential. Refer to their website for the performance schedule and rates.