Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Downtown

Café Parvis

Hidden away on a quiet downtown lane, Café Parvis is set with oversized windows, hanging plants, old wooden floorboards and vintage fixtures. Once part of the fur district, this cleverly repurposed room serves up de…
Top Choice Québécois in Downtown

Liverpool House

The sister establishment (and neighbor) of Joe Beef, Liverpool House sets the standard so many Québec restaurants are racing for: an ambience that feels laid-back, like a friend's dinner party, where the food is sen…
Top Choice French in Plateau Mont-Royal

L'Express

L’Express has all the hallmarks of a Parisian bistro – black-and-white checkered floor, art-deco globe lights, papered tables and mirrored walls. High-end bistro fare completes the picture with excellent dishes such…
Top Choice Québécois in Southwest & Outer Montréal

Tuck Shop

Set in the heart of working-class St-Henri, Tuck Shop could have been plucked from London or New York if it weren’t for its distinctly local menu, a delightful blend of market and terroir (locally sourced) offerings…
Top Choice Cafe in Old Montréal

Olive + Gourmando

Named after the owners’ two cats, this bakery-cafe is legendary in town for its hot panini, plump salads and flaky baked goods. Excellent choices include the melted goat's-cheese panini with caramelized onions, deca…
Top Choice Bistro in Plateau Mont-Royal

L'Gros Luxe

With its big windows, classy vintage decor and inexpensive comfort fare, L'Gros Luxe has obvious appeal. The small dining room is always packed with young Plateau residents who come for pork tacos, veggie burgers, a…
Top Choice International in Old Montréal

Barroco

Small, cozy Barroco has stone walls, flickering candles and beautifully presented plates of roast duck, braised short ribs and grilled fish. The selection is small (just six or so mains and an equal number of appeti…
Top Choice Asian in Old Montréal

Orange Rouge

Hidden down a narrow lane of Chinatown, Orange Rouge has a quaint, low-lit interior that's rather nondescript save for the bright open kitchen at one end and a neon-lit crab sculpture on the wall. Grab a seat at the…
French in Old Montréal

Toqué!

Chef Normand Laprise has earned rave reviews for his innovative recipes based on products sourced from local farms. The bright, wide-open dining room has high ceilings accented by playful splashes of color, and a gl…
Québécois in Plateau Mont-Royal

Au Pied de Cochon

One of Montréal’s most respected restaurants features extravagant pork, duck and steak dishes, along with its signature foie gras plates. Irreverent, award-winning chef Martin Picard takes simple ingredients and tra…