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101 Restaurants To Eat At In Montreal Before You Die

Cover photo cred - Trontanamo Bay

The 514 is literally overflowing with feed-houses of all kinds and of all caliber. From deli counters, to diners, to BYOB, to break the bank, Montreal has the most restaurants per capita, outside of NYC, in all of North America! Needless to say, this city is absolutely spoiled for options when it comes to good places to eat, something we occasionally take for granted.

So while finding some tasty eats in Montreal is pretty much like shooting fish in barrel, we thought we'd compile, and we stress in no particular order, a list of some of our favourite spots around town guaranteed to make your belly smile :D

MTL Blog presents: 101 Places To Eat In Montreal Before You Die

1. Labo Culinaire Foodlab

Type: International, wine bar

Address:1201 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 1K4

2. Lola Rosa

Type: Vegetarian Mexican comfort food

Address:545 Rue Milton, Montréal, QC H2X 1W5

3. Lawrence

Type: British bistro

Address:5201 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 2L9

4. Joe Beef

Type: Rustic Canadian gastropub

Address:2491 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H3J 1N6

5. L'Gros Luxe

Type: Comfort food

Address:3807 Rue Saint-André, Montréal, QC H2L 3V9

6. Bouillon Bilk

Type: French/Canadian cuisine

Address:1595 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, H2X 2S9

7. Kam Fung

Type: Chinese, Dim Sum

Address:1111 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal, QC H2Z 1Y6

8. Les Canailles

Type: French bistro, BYOW

Address:3854 Ontario E, Montréal, QC H1W 1S4

9. Boustan

Type: Middle Eastern

Address:2020 A Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G 2B8

10. Grumman '78

Type: Fusion Mexican, tacos

Address:630 Rue de Courcelle, Montréal, QC H4C 3C7

Photo cred - Grumman '78

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11. Crudessence

Type: Sustainable vegan

Address:Various locations

12. Chō

Type: Asian/Quebec fusion

Address:4450 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H4C 1S1

13. Laloux

Type: Upscale French bistro

Address:250 Avenue des Pins Est, Montreal, QC H2W 1P3

14. El Rey Del Taco

Type: Mexican

Address:232 Rue Jean-Talon Est, Montréal, QC H2R 1S7

15. Fabergé

Type: Breakfast/brunch

Address:25 Avenue Fairmount Ouest, Montréal, QC H2T 2L9

16. Omma

Type: Korean

Address:177 Rue Bernard Ouest, Montréal, QC H2T 2K4

17. Au Pied de Cochon

Type: Quebec institution for carnivores

Address:536 Avenue Duluth Est, Montréal, QC H2L 1A9

18. Bagels Etc.

Type: Breakfast/brunch

Address:4320 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2W 1Z3

19. Brutus

Type: American bacon bar

Address: 1290 Rue Beaubien Est, Montréal, QC H2S 1T9

21. Santropol

Type: Sandwiches, Vegetarian

Address: 3990 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montreal, QC H2W 1K2

22. Méchant Boeuf

Type: French brasserie/lounge

Address:124 Rue Saint Paul Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z3

23. Le Taj

Type: Indian

Address:2077 Stanley St, Montréal, QC H3A 1R7

24. Lucille's

Type: Seafood

Address:5626 Avenue de Monkland, Montréal, QC H4A 1E3

25. Le Hachoir

Type: French bistro, gourmet burgers

Address:4177 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2W 2M3

26. Satay Brothers

Type: Asian/Thai

Address:3911 Saint Jacques St Montreal, QC H4C1H8

27. La Banquise

Type: Poutine specialists

Address:994 Rue Rachel Est, Montreal, QC H2J 2J3

28. Blackstrap BBQ

Type: Southern/soul barbecue

Address:4436 Rue Wellington, Verdun, QC H4G 1W5

29. Comptoir 21

Type: Diner, fish & chips

Address:21 Rue Saint Viateur Ouest, Montréal, QC H2T 2K7

30. SuWu

Type: Urban comfort food, brunch

Address:3581 St Laurent Montreal, QC H2X2T6

31. Toqué!

Type: Upscale French

Address: 900 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, QC H2Z 2B2

32. Ma Poule Mouillée

Type: Portuguese, grilled chicken

Address:969 Rachel St E, Montreal, QC H2J 2J2

33. Flyjin

Type: Izakaya, Japanese fusion

Address:417 Rue St Pierre, Montréal, QC H2Y 2M4

34. Uniburger

Type: Burger joint

Address:302 Rue Ontario Est, Montréal, QC H2X 1H6

35. Alep

Type: Syrian/American

Address:199 Rue Jean-Talon Est, Montréal, QC H2R 1S8

36. Club Chase et Peche

Type: International, game & seafood

Address:423 Rue Saint-Claude, Montréal, QC H2Y 3B6

37. Beauty's Luncheonette

Type: Breakfast/brunch institution

Address:93 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montréal, QC H2T 2S5

38. Diablos BBQ

Type: Southern barbecue/soul food

Address: 1693 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2X 3K4

39. Lester's

Type: Jewish Deli

Address:1057 Ave Bernard Montreal, QC H2V1V1

40. Park

Type: Japanese fusion

Address:378 Avenue Victoria, Westmount, QC H3Z 2N4

41. Moonshine BBQ

Type: American barbecue

Address:5625 Boulevard Décarie, Montréal, QC H3W 3C7

42. ART:brgr

Type: Gourmet burgers

Address:408 Rue Gilford, Montréal, QC H2J 2L6

43. Omnivore

Type: Mediterranean comfort food

Address:4351 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2W 1Z8

44. Patati Patata

Type: Quebec Diner

Address:4177 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2W 1Y7

45. Ma'Tine

Type: Contemporary French/brunch

Address:1310 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Est, Montréal, QC H2L 2A5

46. Manoir

Type: Pub food, steakhouse

Address:600 Boulevard Saint-Jean, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 3J9

47. Marvin's

Type: Greek

Address:880 Avenue Ball, Montréal, QC H3N 1J7

48. Impasto

Type: Italian

Address:48 Rue Dante, Montréal, QC H2S 1J5

49. Dagwood's

Type: Sandwich shop

Address:Various locations

50. Grinder

Type: Trendy steakhouse, raw bar

Address:1708 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H3J 1M3

Photo cred - Grinder

51. Jun I

Type: Japanese, sushi

Address:156 Avenue Laurier Ouest, Montréal, QC H2T 2N7

52. Gibby's

Type: Upscale steakhouse

Address:298 Place d'Youville, Montréal, QC H2Y 2B6

53. Bistro Nolah

Type: New Orleans/soul food

Address:3669 Boulevard Saint-Jean, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H9G

54. Burgundy Lion

Type: British pub

Address:2496 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H3J 1N5

55. L'Assomoir

Type: Mediteranean, tapas

Address:112 Rue Bernard Ouest, Montréal, QC H2T 2K1

56. Mange Moi

Type: Diner

Address:35 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montréal, QC H2T

57. Grenadine

Type: French fusion, BYOW

Address:2004 Avenue de l'Hôtel de Ville, Montréal, QC H2X 1E1

59. M Sur Mason

Type: French bistro

Address: 2876 Rue Masson, Montréal, QC H1Y 1X1

60. Pullman

Type: Wine bar, French starters

Address:3424 Avenue du Parc, Montréal, QC H2X 2H5

61. EVOO

Type: French fusion

Address:3426 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H4C 1P2

62. La Belle et La Boeuf

Type: American pub grub

Address:1620 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest Montréal, QC H3H 1L9

63. Amelio's

Type: Italian, BYOW

Address:201 Rue Milton, Montréal, QC H2X 1V5

64. Jardin Nelson

Type: European

Address:407 Place Jacques Cartier, Montréal, QC H2Y 3B1

65. Sahib

Type: Contemporary Indian

Address: 225 Boulevard Hymus, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5C7

66. Shish Kebab

Type: Mediterranean

Address:9394 Boul De L'Acadie, Montreal, QC H4N 3H1

67. Kazu

Type: Japanese fusion, Izakaya

Address:1862 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montréal, QC H3H 1M1

68. Romados

Type: Portuguese chicken institution

Address:115 Rue Rachel Est, Montréal, QC H2W 1C8

69. Aux Vivres

Type: Vegan

Address:4631 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 1R2

70. Les 400 Coups

Type: Upscale French/Quebec fusion

Address:400 Rue Notre-Dame Est, Montréal, QC H2Y 1C8

71. Mikado

Type: Japanese, sushi

Address:1731 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2X 3K4

72. Olive & Gourmando

Type: Cafe, bakery

Address:351 Rue Saint Paul Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 2A7

73. Saka Ba

Type: Japanese, ramen bar

Address:1279 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montréal, QC H2J 1Y4

74. Tkrestobar

Type: Filipino

Address:5940 Avenue Victoria, Montréal, QC H3W 2R8

75. Dinette Triple Crown

Type: Soul food

Address:Rue Clark, Montréal, QC H2S 3E9

76. Tri Express

Type: Japanese, sushi

Address:1650 Avenue Laurier Est, Montréal, QC H2J 1J2

77. Le Garde Manger

Type: Canadian seafood fare

Address:408 Rue Saint François Xavier, Montréal, QC H2Y 2S9

78. Vin Papillon

Type: Wine bar, French cuisine

Address:2519 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H3J 1N4

79. Le Bremner

Type: Seafood

Address:361 Rue Saint Paul Est, Montréal, QC H2Y 1H2

80. Leméac

Type: Classic French bistro

Address:1045 Avenue Laurier Ouest, Montréal, QC H2V 2L1

81. Cunninghams

Type: Irish pub grub

Address:75 Rue Sainte-Anne Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 1L9

82. Le Local

Type: Upscale bistro

Address:740 Rue William, Montréal, QC H3C 1P1

83. La Panthère Verte

Type: Sustainable vegan

Address:Various locations

84. Caribbean Curry Garden

Type: Caribbean

Address:6892 Ave Victoria Montréal, QC H3W1B8

85. Le Gros Jambon

Type: Retro diner, brunch

Address:286 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montreal, QC H2Y 1T6

86. Smoke Meat Pete

Type: Deli

Address:1st ave, 283, L'Île-Perrot, QC J7V 5A1

87. Damas

Type: Syrian

Address:5210 Avenue du Parc, Montréal, QC H2V 4G7

88. Maison Publique

Type: Gastropub

Address:4720 Rue Marquette, Montréal, QC H2J 3Y6

89. The Tuck Shop

Type: Upmarket comfort food

Address:4662 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H4C 1S7

90. Maison Boulud

Type: French fine dining

Address:1228 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3G 1H6

91. Osteria Venti

Type: Italian

Address:372 Rue Saint Paul Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 2A6

92. Hôtel Herman

Type: Bistro

Address:5171 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 1R9

93. Rib N Reef

Type: Upscale steakhouse, cigar lounge

Address: 8105 Boulevard Décarie, Montréal, QC H4P 2H5

94. Le Filet

Type: Upscale French, seafood

Address: 219 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, Montréal, QC H2T 2T2

95. Jukebox Burger

Type: Retro diner

Address:11798 Boulevard de Salaberry, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H9B 2R8

96. Tavern Square Dominion

Type: French & English bistro/pub fare

Address: 1243 Rue Metcalfe Montreal, QC H3B2V5

97. La Binerie Mont-Royal

Type: Quebec comfort food

Address: 367 Avenue du Mont Royal Est, Montréal, QC H2T 1R1

98. Barbounya

Type: Turkish

Address: 234 Avenue Laurier Ouest, Montréal, QC H2T 2N8

99. L'Express

Type: Classic French bistro

Address: 3927 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2W 2M4

100. L’Atelier d’Argentine

Type: Argentinian

Address: 355 Rue Marguerite d'Youville, Montréal, QC H2Y 2C4

101. L'Orignal

Type: Quebec game & seafood

Address:479 Rue Saint Alexis, Montréal, QC H2Y 2N7

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