When it comes to grabbing a drink in the summertime, mojitos are one of the first things that come to mind. Originating in Cuba, these rum-based highball cocktails are always refreshing, full of citrus and mint flavours.
With an abundance of bars and restaurants in the Plateau, trying to find a mojito really isn't all that hard. So, to make sure you're getting the best ones possible, we've compiled a list of places that you can go to get a truly delicious mojito.
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Known for their colourful and delicious mason jar drinks, Distillerie also makes a mean mojito. Make sure you order the large mason jar size, or else you're just going to find yourself ordering seconds. And don't let the line outside discourage you, the mojitos are totally worth it.
With a huge list of rums to choose from, this rum and tapas bar lets you have your mojito made just how you like it. They're always super minty and refreshing, and if you start to get hungry you should order some of their truly tasty tapas.
Having awesome music isn't the only thing that Blizzarts is good at. The bartenders here also know how to make a killer mojito. Sip on a few of these tasty cocktails while you build up enough liquid courage to get yourself on the dance floor.
While 3 Amigos, being a Mexican restaurant, is mostly known for their margaritas and daiquiris, they also serve up an extremely delicious and refreshing mojito. Grab some chips and guac and you'll be in for a sensational time.
Being the trendy and classy lounge that it is, Baldwin's Barmacie makes their mojito with champagne instead of club soda, giving it a unique flavour that you're sure to love. But for the traditionalists out there, don't fret because they will make you a classic mojito.
Host to some of the best entertainment in Montreal, La Sala Rossa has a mojito that is so good it's sure to lift your entire experience up to a whole other level. But be warned, these things are so tasty and easy to drink that you may find yourself consuming a few more than you intended.
Operating as a cafe during the day, L'Gros Luxe transforms into a bar at night, serving up a wide variety of drinks and Canadian fare. Among the many great options on the menu, the mojito is a standout. It's consistently fresh and full of citrus and mint flavours - definitely a must try.
The thought put into the mixology at Le Lab is one of the biggest draws of going to this bar. The drinks are always unique and of professional quality, mojitos included. You're pretty much guaranteed to always be given a mojito that you're going to absolutely love.
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Ca Lem's owner, Stephanie Le, told MTL Blog that clients just need to download the TikTok app and show their account to the cashier in order to receive free pancake cereal sundaes — which are, of course, topped with maple syrup.
"We encourage users to take video and pictures of their visit to Ca Lem and post on Instagram, Facebook & TikTok platforms," she said.
There are limited quantities each day but the offer is valid at two of Ca Lem's locations — in NDG and the Plateau — so you can double your chances of getting a free sundae.
Free Pancake Cereal Ice Cream Sundaes
When: July 16, 17 and 18
Address: NDG - 6926, rue Sherbrooke O, Montreal, QC; Plateau–Mont-Royal - 4223, rue Saint-Dominique, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: It's free ice cream, that's why!
Founder Corinne Asseraf "imagined the Gallery 203 as a place of discovery, of meeting and exchange between artists and art enthusiasts" and you can feel exactly that the second you walk through the doors.
The mastermind behind all of this, Asseraf, has such a warming, kind presence, which is reason enough to take a visit to Galerie 203 whenever you're strolling through Old Montreal. She let MTL Blog know that anyone and everyone is welcome in her gallery.