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…
Indian in Old Montréal


Gandhi has a core of loyal fans who come here for classics like tandoori chicken as well as the extensive curry menu with adventurous fare such as malaya, a curry of pineapple, lychees and cream. The vegetable samos…
Vietnamese in Old Montréal

Hoang Oanh

The Vietnamese baguette sandwiches here are the very best in Chinatown. There’s an endless choice of fillings but the grilled chicken or the tofu varieties topped with mayonnaise, veggies and coriander are pretty mu…
Chinese in Old Montréal

La Maison Kam Fung

This is generally considered the best place in town for dim sum, and is especially popular for Saturday and Sunday brunch. Waiters circle the tables with carts of dim sum ($3 to $7 each) – you pick and choose from t…
Vietnamese in Old Montréal

Pho Bang New York

Near the gateway to Chinatown, Pho Bang New York has decor and service geared more toward Westerners who want to have their pho (noodle soups) in swisher digs. The food here is still good and regularly turns up on p…
Chinese in Old Montréal


Every Montréaler has a favorite Chinatown restaurant, a familiar place where a warm welcome awaits when turning up in the neighborhood. The unassuming and always-buzzing Beijing tops many lists, with a reputation bu…
Indian in Downtown

Le Taj

Le Taj throws down the gauntlet for some excellent Indian dishes. The time to go is at lunch, when downtowners line up for a succulent buffet ($16) featuring a bounty of rich flavors from the East – tandoori chicken…
Thai in Downtown


Just off the beaten track, this elegant little restaurant serves some of the best Thai cuisine in town. Fresh-tasting curries, crispy boneless duck and seafood plates are among the many delicacies from the East.
Vietnamese in Downtown

Ong Ca Can

Despite its crisp white linens and intricate artwork, this bustling Vietnamese restaurant only looks pricey. The lemongrass rolls and anything involving beef get especially high marks from loyal patrons.
Thai in Plateau Mont-Royal


In Montréal's first vegetarian upscale eatery, zippy Thai-inspired stir-fries and coconut soups explore the potential of fragrant Kaffir lime, lemongrass and sweet basil. The fake duck could fool even the most disce…