Of all the fried foods that you can find in Montreal, Schnitzel is by far one of the most underrated. This delicious European dish is made from thinned meat, usually veal, chicken, or pork, that has been tenderized and coated with flour, beaten eggs and bread crumbs. It's then fried to perfection and the result is something akin to heaven on a plate.
68 Duluth E
Set in the Plateau, Budapest Roma has an authentic Viennese schnitzel on their menu that will send your tastebuds to another level. What makes it even better is that it's extremely reasonably priced and it's a bring your own wine restaurant. So if you're looking for an inexpensive night out with some good schnitzel, this is the place to go.
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At this alpine-style restaurant you have some options when it comes to choosing a schnitzel. You can get yourself a classic breaded veal weinerschnitzel, which is dependably delicious, or you can try the Jägerschnitzel veal cutlet, which is equally tasty but has a bit more of a unique flavour. And if you prefer your dinner with a show, they have live piano music on weekends.
1620 Sherbrooke O
This bistro is known for their schnitzels, which is most likely because they truly never fail to impress. On your plate you'll get a massive piece of crispy golden schnitzel, a pile of mashed potatoes and a tasty side salad. It will definitely keep you coming back over and over again.
1221 René Lévesque
If you want some variety when it comes to choosing your schnitzel, Bier Markt is the place for you. They have two absolutely mouthwatering options, one with veal and one with pork. The pork comes with sauteed green beans, emmental cheese spätzle, lingonberry jam and veal jus. The veal features grilled asparagus, Yukon potato mash, tomato jam, lemon caper emulsion, and veal jus. Both are extremely delicious so it can be hard to make a choice, but just know that there's really no wrong decision here.
200 Saint Paul O
For a Polish twist on the schnitzel dish, Stash Cafe is serving up their own Sznycel Weidenski. It's a veal schnitzel that comes with a sunny side up egg, a tasty red beet salad, freshly roasted potatoes and a lemon slice to add some citrus, if you so desire. The portions are a very solid size and will hit the spot every single time.
Another amazing Polish option comes from Restaurant Cracovie. They've been in operation for almost 40 years, and after many years of experience, they've created a schnitzel that's seriously mind-blowing. It comes topped with a sunny side up egg and a side of beautifully roasted potatoes.
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If you prefer your schnitzel to be made with chicken, Deville Dinerbar is the spot for you. Their menu features a chicken schnitzel topped with prosciutto, swiss cheese and beurre Meunière, and it comes with spinach spaetzle and baby carrots. It's an amazing combination of flavours that is sure to satisfy all of your comfort food cravings.
Bagels on Greene
4160 Sainte Catherine O
Schnitzel no longer just has to be eaten with a fork and knife, because Bagels on Greene is bringing you an unreal Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich. It comes stuffed with sliced breaded chicken, swiss cheese, and seasoned vegetables, all on soft, fresh panini bread. It makes for a pretty amazing lunch that is sure to get you through the rest of the day.