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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 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…
Park in Plateau Mont-Royal

Parc La Fontaine

At 34 hectares, this great verdant municipal park is the city’s third largest, after Parc du Mont-Royal and Parc Maisonneuve. In the warmer months weary urbanites flock to leafy La Fontaine to enjoy the walking and …
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…
Bar in Plateau Mont-Royal

Majestique

The Majestique manages to be both kitschy and classy at the same time, with wood-paneled walls, warm lighting and a buck's head presiding over the tables. The bartenders whip up some beautiful concoctions here, and …
Cocktail Bar in Plateau Mont-Royal

Big in Japan

Completely concealed from the street, Big in Japan always amazes first-timers. There you are walking along bustling St-Laurent, you find the unmarked door, walk down a rather unpromising corridor and emerge into a r…
Seafood in Plateau Mont-Royal

Le Filet

Le Filet presents masterfully crafted fish and seafood with Japanese touches in a low-lit setting facing Parc Jeanne-Mance. Plates are small and meant for sharing (two people typically order four to five dishes). Th…
Bar in Plateau Mont-Royal

Bily Kun

One of the pioneers of ‘tavern chic,’ Bily Kun is a favorite local hangout for a chilled evening among friends. First-time visitors usually gawp at the ostrich heads that overlook the bar but soon settle into the mu…
Vietnamese in Plateau Mont-Royal

Inspired by the street foods (and beers) of Vietnam, Chef Hong Hà Nguyen showcases simple but delectable recipes at this neighborhood charmer near the foot of Mont-Royal. The menu is small, with highlights such as g…
Steak in Plateau Mont-Royal

Moishe’s

Moishe’s feels a bit like a social club, although guests from all backgrounds come to consume its legendary grilled meats and seafood. Closely set tables and old-fashioned hardwood paneling set the backdrop to the f…