19 Best Montreal Brunch Restaurants You Need To Eat At If You Haven't Already

This city's brunch culture is something else. People here live for the weekends so that they can check out a new brunch spot. That's definitely not a bad thing at all, since moving here I've become obsessed with brunch as well! 

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It's because there's just sooo many amazing brunch spots here in the city that we can check out a new one every single weekend. We also get creative with our brunch foods here, always pushing the envelope with new and unique dishes.

If you're looking for a new brunch spot, a classic brunch spot, or a trendy brunch spot this list has it all! It's all narrowed down by borough as well, making it super easy for you to find an awesome brunch spot for you and your BFFs to enjoy this weekend!

Best Brunch In Le Plateau 🍳

Best Brunch In Downtown Montreal 🥓

Best Brunch In Old Montreal 🥞

Best Brunch In Saint Henri 🍓

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Best Brunch In Le Plateau: 

1. Cafe Melbourne 

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4615 St Laurent Blvd

This cool cafe in the plateau is always coming up with new and unique things. They have a lucky charms latte, pink, green and yellow lattes, delicious Australian sandwiches and this summer they're offering a pop-up brunch!

You can get some insane brunch food here on the weekends like their green tea French toast topped with cotton candy, their hotcakes topped with chocolate bars and a matcha hotcake topped with an actual ice cream cone!

2. Pause & Vous 

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143 Mont-Royal Ave E

This spot clearly specializes in crepes. They make everything from salty savoury crepes to sugary sweet crepes! You won't be disappointed by a brunch day at this awesome spot this weekend. They also serve bagel sandwiches, eggs benedict, breakfast poutine and more!

3. Beauty's Luncheonette

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93 Mont-Royal Ave W

This is the ultimate diner breakfast spot that you must go to if you haven't already. They serve diner food but the best quality so you know you'll be getting the best brunch food in the neighbourhood. They serve everything from eggs, sausages and potatoes to delicious pancakes, to bagels with cream cheese and lox!

4. Engaufrez-Vous

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8 Rue Rachel E

This place has waffles GALORE!! You can get huge waffles smothered in Nutella and strawberries, waffles drowned in powdered sugar, waffles made into a savoury sandwiches and sooo many other delicious options.

5. Lawrence 

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5201 St Laurent Blvd

This wouldn't be a plateau brunch list without the best spot, Lawrence on Saint Laurent! They make some delicious and unique British inspired brunch foods like their mushrooms and eggs on toast, blood sausage on toast, and their rice with eggs, haddock and tomatoes!

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Best Brunch In Downtown Montreal:

1. Cafe Parvis 

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433 Mayor St

This cute cafe will make you feel like you're eating brunch in the plateau but you're actually downtown! Get their breakfast pizza, brioche french toast topped with strawberry rhubarb, cheese stuffed croissants and so much more!

2. Universal Dejeuner & Grillades 

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2055 Peel St

Serving you the best brunch foods all day long, this spot is great for any day of the week! You can get all kinds of classic brunch fare like eggs benedict, blueberry pancakes, eggs and bacon, and sooo much more!

3. Maison Boulud 

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1228 Sherbrooke St W

If you're looking for a more upscale, classy kind of brunch than this is definitely the place to go. Maison Boulud is the restaurant located inside Montreal's fanciest hotel, the Ritz Carleton!

They serve delicious classics with a classy twist like their waffles, fried zucchini flowers, croissants stuffed with ham, eggs, cheese and mushrooms and sooo much more goodness!

4. Cacoa 70

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2087 Saint-Catherine St

Enjoy your brunch the right way, sweet and smothered in chocolate! Cacoa 70 specializes in all things chocolate making their brunch completely unique. If you don't have a huge sweet tooth they have tons of savoury options as well!

5. Bagels On Greene

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4160 Saint-Catherine St

This spot serves up some of the best bagel sandwiches in the city. They even make some super unique bagels like their rainbow bagel! You can pair them with a delicious smoothie or a pastry!

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Best Brunch In Old Montreal: 

1. Olive & Gourmando 

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351 Saint-Paul St W

This adorable little cafe/bakery is what everyone needs in their life this weekend. They have a counter FULL of amazing pastries to take to go with a coffee, sandwiches, salads, chi bowls, fruit parfaits and french toast to stay!

2. Le Cartet 

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106 McGill St

This cute French bistro is the perfect brunch spot if you're looking for some delicious food and good atmosphere. They have a huge indoor loft space and an outdoor terrace for the summer. They serve amazing eggs benedict, avocado toast, sweet and savoury crepes, and yogurt parfaits!

3. Maison Christian Faure 

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355 Place Royale

This is one of my favourite places to go for croissants in the city because they're literally so delicious. The almond/chocolate croissant is my absolute favourite, but be careful because these things can be addictive! Christian Faure is a baker that came straight from France to share his amazing creations with us Montrealers and we're all so thankful for it.

They have an assortment of mouth-watering pastries to choose from, and although it's not a traditional brunch spot, it sure will satisfy your sweet tooth!

4. Hambar 

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355 McGill St

This spot is sure to make you throw whatever diet you committed to out the window. They serve their insanely thick French Toast topped with ice cream, walnuts and pears (!!), eggs benedict with porchetta, and bagels and lox!

5. Crew Collective & Cafe 

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360 St Jacques St

This spot is so beautiful it doesn't even seem real. It's a cafe built into an old bank and the interior is seriously stunning! If you have yet to visit this hidden gem in the city, here's another reason that you should besides how beautiful it is, they serve amazing breakfast food!

You can get a sausage breakfast sandwich, bagels and lox, avocado toast, and a huge selection of amazing pastries to go with a perfect cup of coffee.

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1. Foiegwa 

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3001 Notre-Dame St W

This adorable brunch spot is serving up some seriously good eats that you must try if you haven't already. They have some insane dishes like their blueberry ricotta pancakes, fried chicken and waffles, truffle scrambled eggs, and smoked salmon eggs benedict!

2. Restaurant L'Avenue 

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3612 Notre-Dame St W

The new L'Avenue location just opened up in Saint Henri and it's just as awesome as their first location in the plateau. They have an insane menu with crazy options from pancakes to eggs benedict and everything in between!

3. Arthurs Nosh Bar

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4621 Notre-Dame St W

This Saint Henri staple specializes in Jewish fare with a twist. Eat the fluffiest pancakes you've ever tasted, loaded challah toast, eggs and potato latkes and bagels and lox of course!

4. H4C 

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538 Place Saint-Henri

This brunch spot located right by Place Saint Henri metro serves up some innovative breakfast dishes. They serve fluffy pancakes with strawberry rhubarb, lobster cakes, eggs benedict with duck confit, and brioche and donuts served with assorted jams!

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