Best Vegan Poutines In Montreal

The nation's favorite meal, vegan style.

It's not because you don't eat meat and cheese that you can't have poutine.

READ ALSO: Best Montreal Vegan Pizzas 2016

These 7 restaurants heard our demand and offer the best plant-based version of the dish you could find in Montreal. Like any original poutine, it's all in the quality of the fries, cheese and sauce guys.

1. La Banquise

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994 Rachel Est

An institution in Montreal's nightlife, la Banquise needs no presentation. Needless to say that their poutine is as good as their reputation. It's worth the wait, friends.

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2. L'Gros Luxe Végé

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This place is definitely one of my favorites in Montreal, offering everything a #fatvegan could ever dream of. Their poutine is made with tater tots or regular fries and Vegnature cashew cheese.

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3. Lola Rosa

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4581 Parc

Lola Rose excells at making comfort foods and their poutine is no exception to the rule. They offer a classic yet delicious poutine that satisfies any craving.

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4. Copper Branch

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Multiple Locations

Montreal's vegan fast-food chain offers the Canadian classic with a gluten-free sauce and Daiya cheese.

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5. Reggies Bar

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1455 Maisonneuve

Drinking alcohol and eating poutine seems to naturally go together and that's why eating your favourite dish directly at the bar is so fantastic. A win for beer-drinking vegans like myself.

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6. 57 Cals

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1114 Curé-Labelle

You'll have to go to Laval to get that life-changing poutine, but it will be totally worth it, #mouthgasm.

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7.  Chez Claudette

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351 Laurier Est

Offering every poutine combination possible, Chez Claudette also offers 2 vegan poutine sauces. Just ask them to hold the cheese, but you won't even miss it.

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