31 Montreal "Bring Your Own Wine" Restaurants Perfect For A Girls Night Out - MTL Blog

31 Montreal "Bring Your Own Wine" Restaurants Perfect For A Girls Night Out

It's "wine o'clock" somewhere.

Adding a bottle of wine - or two - can take a restaurant bill from totally reasonable to max out your credit card in a heartbeat. Making these restaurants are a godsend for those who are on a budget but still love to drink and eat.

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Similarly, getting together with your girlfriends - or bros - isn't really the same without sharing a couple bottles of vino.

Over the years BYOW concept has expanded to restaurants offering a more elevated dining experience such as restaurants that bring modern French experience or fusion cuisine. So that everyone, no matter what your food preference, can enjoy a nice bottle of wine to accompany their dinner - without breaking the bank.


31. Amelia's Pizza

Where: 201 Rue Milton // Downtown

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Why you should go: Amelia's is a laid-back fairly run joint that serves up some tasty and ultra-cheesy pizza.  Straight out of a classic wood oven with traditional ingredients.  Ultra-comforting and hits the spot every time.

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30. Restaurant La Prunelle

Where: 327 Av Duluth // Plateau

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Why you should go: Serving seasonal and eclectic French far and it's a BYOW. If that's not reason enough the atmosphere is casual yet still trendy. Great date spot if you're looking for something different.

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29. Restaurant Grenadine

Where: 2004 Hotel De Ville // Downtown

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Why you should go: Grenadine is serving an interesting mix of French bistro cuisine and Asian flavors. All wrapped up in an intimate and laid-back environment that's also BYO.

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28. Restaurant Le Margeaux

Where: 5058 av du Parc // Downtown

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Why you should go: Located right on Parc Avenue this is a  fixed-price menu spot serving classic French dishes in a cozy and intimate environment.  And it also brings your own wine!

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27. Le Ptit Plateau

Where: 330 Marie-Anne West // Plateau

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Why you should go: Serving all those mouth-watering and rich classic French dishes, Le Ptit Plateau has been around a long time, that should be testament enough to the quality and experience this BYO Plateau restaurant has to offer.

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26. Restaurant Le Millen

Where: 1185 Rue Fleury // Ahuntsic

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Why you should go: Fairly new to town, restaurant Le Millen is located in quickly gentrifying neighborhood of Ahuntsic. With a simple yet refined menu of bistro-dishes, it's a great option for a casual weekday dinner.

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27. Restaurant Tandem

Where: 586 Rue Villeray // Villeray

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Why you should go: This is a modern French bistro serving locally-sourced ingredients in beautiful presentations; all wrapped up in a sleek and contemporary atmosphere.

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26. Bistro Lannes & Pacifique

Where: 2000 Rue Beaubien East // Petite Patrie

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Why you should go: This is a BYO restaurant serving up modern and contemporary take on traditional French dishes all wrapped up in a quirky and fun environment.

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25. Yuukai

Where: 5658 Park Avenue // Plateau

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Why you should go: Yuukai serves up modern and beautifully presented sushi and other creative seafood-driven dishes in a sleek and modern atmosphere. This is a great option for an occasion to bring a big group of friends along.

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24. La Khaima

Where: 142 Fairmont West // Plateau

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Why you should go: This place serves up traditional North African and Middle Eastern dishes in a warm and inviting tent-like atmosphere with cushioned benches all around for a tasty and comfortable dining experience.

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23. Le Quartier General

Where: 1251 Gilford // Plateau

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Why you should go: The definition of a hidden gem, Le Quartier General right on the Plateau serves traditional French bistro food in an unfussy environment that also brings let's you bring your own wine.

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22. Restaurant La Strada

Where: 600 Boulv St-Joseph // Lachine

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Why you should go: For those of you that live South West part of the Island, this is a great option for a classic Italian that is also BYOW.  Great for accommodating large groups also makes it a fun place for an event like a birthday or anniversary party.

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21. Dur A Cuire

Where: 219 Rue Saint Jaques // Longueuil

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Why you should go: For those that live in the South parts of the city, don't think you have to travel to the Plateau for a good BYOW, there are plenty like the very tasty - Dur A Cuire -  right in your own neighborhood.

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20. Restaurant Wellington

Type: 3629 Rue Wellington // Verdun

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Why you should go: Restaurant Wellington is located right in the heart of "downtown" Verdun. Serving lovely modern bistro food at reasonable prices, it's a great place for a Friday date night.

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19. Les Canailles

Where: 3854 Ontario East // Plateau East

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Why you should go: Classic bistro dishes like tartar and risottos served in an unpretentious environment that is also BYOB.

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18. Les Héritier

Where: 1915 Mont-Royal East // Plateau

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Why you should go:  This place is a BYOW staple of the Plateau if you're looking for a slightly more elevated French dining experience.

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17. Restaurant Le Pégase

Where: 1831 Rue Gilford // Plateau

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Why you should go: La Pégase serves classic French and European dishes in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Perfect spot for a romantic date night for two.

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16. Restaurant Prince

Where: 771 Rue Rachel East // Plateau

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Why you should go: For an elevated BYOW experience, visit Restaurant Prince in the Plateau East. Opened up just a little over a year ago and still going strong!

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15. Restaurant Monsieur B

Where: 371 Rue Villeneuve East // Plateau

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Why you should go: Monsieur B is a cozy and intimate BYOW in the Plateau East. Serving traditional French bistro dishes and a pre-set menu, the experience is sure to be memorable.

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13. Restaurant Madre

Where: 124 Fleury East // Plateau

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Why you should go: Restaurant Madre actually has two locations. Serving contemporary and Latin-inspired dishes, this BYOW spot is a must-try for those who like a little adventure when dining.

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12. Le Jardin De Panos

Where: 521 Duluth East // Plateau

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Why you should go:  Jardin De Panos is a kind of BYOW institution on Duluth East. Serving generous portions of classic and much-adored Greek specialties such as Mousaka and Souvlaki - come with an empty stomach and leave happy.

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11. Restaurant Le Petros

Where: 4785 Sherbrooke West // Westmount

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Why you should go: Restaurant Le Petros actually has two locations. One in Saint-Henri, the other in Westmount. The blue and white interior - typical of Greek Islands - truly adds a warm and rustic feeling to the dining experience.

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10. Gracia Afrika

Where: 3506 Rue Notre-Dames West // Saint-Henri

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Why you should go: This is a quaint and homey little restaurant located in Saint-Henri. If you haven't already tried African food, it's a great place to start.

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9. La Maison De Seoul

Where: 5030 Rue Sherbrooke West // NDG

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Why you should go: Serving your favorite Korean classics such as Bibimbap and Haemul Pajeon - those who love Korea flavor will be delighted by this West-end gem.

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8. Al Dente Trattoria

Where: 5678 Rue Monkland // NDG
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Why you should go: A warm and uncomplicated atmosphere serving generous and portions of comforting home-cooked Italian food.

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7. Quartier Perse

Where: 4241 Decarie Boulevard // NDG

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Why you should go:  This West-side restaurant serves up plates of succulent grilled meats and other Iranian specialties such as Saffron rice. Perfect for those who love a hearty home-cooked style meal and Mediterranean food.

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6. Restaurant Tay Do

Where: 300 Duluth East // Plateau

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Why you should go:  If you make a group reservation they will let you play your own music until 11PM at night. Making this low-key restaurant turn into a full-blow super club on weekends. And the classic Vietnamese dishes we all love also hit the spot, too.

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5. L'Academie

Where: Multiple locations // Plateau & Downtown

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Why you should go: You can get everything from pasta to burgers, and even oysters, too. With multiple locations, L'Academie is the BYO staple of Montreal. There is a really great mix of items to choose from on the menu and is also a perfect spot to bring a big group of friends for a weekend dinner party.

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4. Pizzeria Napoletana

Where: 189 Rue Dante // Little Italy

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Why you should go: This is one of Montreal's oldest pizza spots, open since 1948.  The vibe is casual and unpretentious - hasn't changed a bit over the years. A great place to bring your girlfriend for a low-key evening of amazing pizza and pasta. And it's BYOW. Enough said.

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3. Les Delices De L'Ile Maurice

Where: 272 Rue Hickson // Verdun

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Why you should go:  The humble Island of Mauritius is located off the coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean - just in case you needed a Geography refresher. And this little Verdun Gem is a place to go eat and escape from the city. Serving all the classic dishes from the Island.

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2. Pho Viet

Where: 1663 Rue Amherst // Village

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Why you should go:  This place is perfect when you're looking for uncomplicated Vietnamese food that hits the spot every time.  Bonus, the food is sometimes served in very cute heart-shaped bowls.

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1. Restaurant Singh's

Where: 3712 St-Laurent // Plateau

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Why you should go: For all you Indian food lovers out there that live in Verdun - this is your spot.  Serving generous portions of delectable Indian dishes.

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