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20 Lovely Restaurants In Montreal For First Dates, Anniversaries, & Proposals

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20 Lovely Restaurants In Montreal For First Dates, Anniversaries, & Proposals

There are a variety of lovely restaurants in Montreal that are 514% perfect for specific occasions. So, instead of trying to think of the perfect birthday restaurant or a great place for a first date, just follow the pages below!

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Now, you don't have to break your head over trying to find the perfect restaurant for that special occasion! Some are more expensive while others are fairly cheap, so pick the one that suits you best.

For First Date Restaurants Click "NEXT"

First Date Restaurants:

1. L'Gros Luxe

via @lgrosluxe


L’Gros Luxe never disappoints! Not only can you order several dishes and expect nothing less than heaven on a plate, but you won't break the bank for this year's anniversary! Their menu is fairly cheap so you can impress your date by telling them to order as many things as they like! You can definitely expect the bill to be under $50.


2. La Habanera

via @sstroppetti

1216 Union Ave

Alright, for a 514% lowkey night, you guys really need to check out this Cuban restaurant in downtown Montreal. The food is BOMB, the decor has a modern twist, and their drinks are pretty insane making for a spectacular first date!


3. Jukebox

via @randyfx

11798 Boulevard de Salaberry

Featuring a variety of options there's really no way on earth you can go wrong with a meal from Jukebox. Oh, and to top it all off? They've got a wide array of delicious desserts, including parfaits, sundaes, and the awesome - and awesomely huge - "Kitchen Sink" dessert.


4. Hoogan et Beaufort

via @montrealismes

4095 Rue Molson, Montréal

For a cute little date, I suggest going to Hoogan and Beaufort! This is honestly a perfect place to go for that extra special person of yours! The food is superb and the location is very charming!


5. Venice Mtl

via @venicemtl

440 St Francois Xavier St | 1045 Côte du Beaver Hall

Feel like you stepped right off the metro and into Venice beach with your date when you enter Venice MTL! Their food is fresh and delicious for a crazy first date that neither of you will forget.


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Anniversary Restaurants:

1. LOV

via @limonadelavande

464 McGill St

LOV is a great location for a hip anniversary celebration! If you happen to be one of those vegan couples, then this restaurant is great on a casual day! They are an organic restaurant that places an emphasis on locally grown, wholesome ingredients, plus delicious vegan dishes like poutine and brunch!



via @kurt_jawinski

1414 Rue Notre Dame Ouest

HVOR is one of Montreal’s best-rated restaurants! Not only is the food amazing, but it is stunning and it is the perfect location for "the one" to enjoy some gourmet food. The ambience is very modern and classy so it’s a great location to make the final move in your relationship and celebrate an extra special anniversary.


3. Grinder

via @grindermtl

1708 Rue Notre-Dame O

Everyone knows Grinder is THE spot for anniversary dates. Grinder has got a great mood any and every night of the week. The food is superb and you will fall more in love with your special someone.


4.Le Richmond

via @lerichmondgriffintown

377 Rue Richmond

If you love that vintage but modern feel to a restaurant, then Le Richmond is the place to be! They specialize in northern Italian dining that will have your heart melting on your anniversary.


5. Joe Beef

via @parmesaneater

2491 Notre-Dame W

Joe Beef is known to be one of Montreal’s culinary gems! This is perfect for a cute anniversary since the atmosphere is super chill while the dishes are out of this world! So, you don't have to eat fancy to dine as a king and queen!


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Proposal Restaurants:

1. Will You Go To Jatoba To Propose?

via @ggerbasi

1184 Place Phillips

For some delicious white wine and some fabulous food as you eat under the lights, I recommend looking into Jatoba. Jatoba is a great romantic and intimate terrasse where you can definitely propose to the love of your life. The ambiance is classy and gorgeous as it is set up in a perfect way. You are surrounded by lights and plants to set that romantic mood you are trying to create.


2. Will You Propose At Terrasse Place D'armes?

via @pasquale_vee

55 Saint-Jacques Street, 8th floor

Propose to your special someone as you overlook the skyline of Montreal while you are eating high up in the sky! This romantic location is perfect for a sunset proposal that will make your proposal extra special.


3. Will You Go To Queue de Cheval To Propose?

via @tomas_gauthier

1181 Rue de la Montagne

This is the perfect restaurant for some delicious steaks and well of course a perfect proposal! Queue de Cheval is an upscale restaurant that serves exquisite food that perfect to impress that special someone before you propose. The food is to die for and the service is superb! So get fancy and be prepared for an memorable night.


4. Will You Go To Europea To Propose?

via @arielletys

1227 de La Montagne

Headed by chef Jérôme Ferrer, Europea offers a French dining experience that is truly like no other. Their signature 12-course tasting menu is $120 of pure lovely food. This is a perfect location to pretend like you are in Paris on Valentine's day with that extra special someone.


5. Will You Go To Toqué To Propose?

via @loridua

900 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

Ranked as one of the top 100 restaurants in the world, this is the place where you must take your date to make it official! You can even try their tasting menu that will let you sample the best dishes for $129. There’s even a wine-pairing option but this will cost you about $200.


For Birthday Restaurants Click "NEXT"

BONUS: Birthday Restaurants

1. Kampai

via @lachambredesignco

1616 Rue Sainte-Catherine O

For a great birthday bash dinner and a lowkey time, I suggest checking out Kampai! They have a Japanese beer garden theme and superb dishes will blow you mind! It's a great place for a dinner date and also or a night out with drinks since it turns into a hip bar/club after dinner service!

2. Terrasse Nelligan

via @katia_zakarian

106 Rue Saint Paul O

Terrasse Nelligan is a great spot for you and your girls to have a classy birthday! You can dress nice and enjoy drinks on the terrasse rooftop and some of their delightful fish tacos. It's a great place for a cute girls night out or for any special occasion. Oh, and of course who could forget their stunning view of Old Montreal?


3. Deville Dinerbar

via @vxfernando

1425 Rue Stanley

If you love some awesome burgers and some even more delicious and larger than life drinks, I suggest checking out Deville for your birthday! They have these amazing fish bowl drinks, doughnut balls, salads, burgers, and much more to make your mouths water!


4. Toyo

via @tripes_n_caviar

2155 Rue de la Montagne

For a birthday that involves fresh fabulous food and a show, I suggest having it at Toyo with all your friends! They specialize in Teppanyaki cuisine where they put on a show while making your food. Not only do the chefs put on a show, but the chefs are also super interactive with your table! For a full meal including absolutely everything, it only costs between 20-40$ to have dinner and show.


5. La Belle Et La Boeuf

via @bar_animal

1620 Rue Ste-Catherine O

If you and your squad just absolutely loves sangria, then La Belle Et La Boeuf is the place for you! There are over 6 different flavors that each of your BFF's can get and trust me, they are delicious! This is a great place to have some drinks and laugh with your squad on your birthday with delicious poutines and Mac n' Cheese!


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