There's something about the flaky, sweet, creamy pastry that gets me - and I'm pretty sure everyone else in the world, TBH - every single time. Thankfully, Montreal has tons of spots to go and enjoy this treat; but a select few stand out from the bunch.
Famous in the city for its above and beyond awesome natas, Notre Dame Du Rosaire is pretty much an institution in the city at this point. And one bite into their beyond delicious pastries will tell you exactly why, TBH.
Located in the Plateau, Seraphin serves up some of the most delicious treats you'll ever get to taste. Bonus points for their deliviously sweet, crisp pastel de nata, which will hit the spot every single time.
An adorable bakery specializing in delicious Portuguese delights, Notre Maison has a wide variety of awesome fare for you to choose from. Their most delicious delight, though? Their flaky, delicious natas.
True, this restaurant might be best known for their amazing Portuguese chicken and poutines; but trust, you need to keep yourself some room for dessert. They've got tons of sweets for you to choose from, but go for the pastel de nata - it's perfectly sweet, flaky, and all-around delicious.
If you're a fan of Portuguese baked goods, then I've got some great news for you. This Plateau restaurant serves up some of the best Portuguese goodies you can get your hands on - including their delicious natas.
Alright, friends, if there's one spot that's made specifically for legit lovers of food... this is it. Serving up an impressive lunch and breakfast menu, Cantinho de Lisboa doubles as a bakery and boutique; and their natas just happen to be out of this world.
*Disclaimer: All research done in this article is by the author. Restaurants never pay to be featured on MTL Blog’s “Best Of” lists; furthermore, this list represents a showcase of great spots, and is not a numbered ranking.
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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.