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Montrealers who visit Washington, D.C. can get a taste of home at a brand-new French-Canadian restaurant. Le Mont Royal just opened in Adams Morgan, one of the U.S. capital's hippest neighbourhoods, bringing some much-needed northern hospitality south of the border.

The neon-lit bistro-meets-disco serves classic Quebec fare with a twist, such as a sweet foie gras-filled Twinkie, French tartare made with venison and customizable poutine inspired by one of Montreal's top late-night joints.

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Times can be tough these days, but that doesn’t stop you from going out to bars in Montreal now and then, does it? The good news is that you don’t need to break the bank. These bars won’t just serve you a great drink, but they’re served in the kind of places that will make you feel like a million bucks.

Here are some swanky Montreal bars with amazing drink deals:

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If you're a lover of crêpes, then you won't wanna miss the all-you-can-eat crêpes festival at Cora restaurants across Canada. The festival officially kicked off on January 16 and will run up until February 12, 2023.

"Whether solo or with friends and family, make it your goal to come and enjoy our deliciously comforting regular crêpes at a very special price," Cora wrote on its website.

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Montrealers have their pick of brunch spots to spice up a weekend morning, but few offer an affordable all-you-can-eat option with unlimited drinks. Saint-Houblon microbrewery serves farm-fresh meals in four locations across the city for $35 with a reservation and $40 without.

Their brunch deal includes up to twelve drinks of your choice, spanning mimosas, beer and cider. If you're not feeling citrusy champagne, you can pick from two dozen microbrews made on-site.

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If you're looking for a good greasy meal, look no further than Montreal's myriad poutineries, from the almost-too-famous to the sorta-sketchy-but-damn-good. Thanks to a bit of Maps data and some light research skills, Google compiled the restaurants in Montreal with the most all-time mentions of "poutine" in published reviews.

This leaves us with an unusual data set, of restaurants that are notorious for their poutine, but not necessarily beloved for it. However, the majority of spots on this list have plenty of stellar reviews — so take it with a grain of salt, and enjoy some cheesy goodness from the city that does it best.

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Looking for a dining experience in Montreal that makes your winter night turn into a unique experience? This unique Italian restaurant in Griffintown will amaze you with not only its sumptuous decor but also its fine dining cuisine.

Le Richmond transformed their terrasse into a winter wonderland which is perfect for a memorable date night or to celebrate a special occasion with your friends and family. The cozy lights and ambiance replicate your favourite winter movie scene while the authentic flavours transport you straight to Italy.

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Tim Hortons has announced a limited-time run of three new coffee drinks that blend vanilla and coconut for fans seeking a reminder of sea and surf during the depths of winter. The three drinks — Vanilla Coconut Cold Brew, Vanilla Coconut Latte and Vanilla Coconut Cappuccino — are all made with Tim Hortons' "100% ethically sourced" Arabica coffee beans.

"How many sellers of roasted coffee will ever say, 'This coffee was not purchased on ethical terms?'" founder of the Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide, Peter Roberts, once asked.

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Montreal's food scene just got a bit bigger (and yummier) with Bar 1994, Montreal's newest Korean restaurant serving up loads of delicious and trendy dishes that are bound to transport you to the streets of Seoul.

Bar 1994 opened its doors for a soft launch this month and will officially have its grand opening in February. As the Korean restaurant puts the finishing touches on its bar, guests can still enjoy various dishes every day from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

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Open since July 2018, India Rosa on avenue du Mont-Royal E. has made a name for itself in the Montreal food scene. When MTL Blog asked readers for their top Indian restaurant recommendations, it topped the list. Now, a second, bigger and fancier location has opened in Griffintown. It seems to flaunt the success of the original.

India Rosa Griffintown is located near the Bassin Peel. If the first restaurant is defined by its comfortable contemporary design with rustic accents, the new branch is classier, serving tropical lounge vibes with large mirrors, wooden furniture and blue accents.

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First Taco Bell, and now Pizza Hut. Once again, Quebec has been cut out of a scrumptious fast food option from a chain that operates on both sides of the border.

Pizza Hut announced on January 11 that it has decided to bring back the "Big New Yorker," a pie of epic proportions that last graced pie lovers' plates in the late '90s. But, for now, the 16-incher is only available in the U.S. — sorry, Canada.

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If your favourite person is a coffee lover and easily won over by petites attentions, there's a Montreal café on rue Ontario Est that could make their eyes sparkle. Open since 2021, Valentina Boutique & Café near Parc La Fontaine has a brand new machine that can personalize any coffee by printing words or images on the milk foam.

You'll have to pay one extra dollar to turn your hot drink into a small canvas with the design of your choice.

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Montreal winters may be frigid, but the cold can make you appreciate the city's cozy, homestyle restaurants all the more. These foodie havens with menus full of hearty options and all kinds of comfort food make for the perfect escape from the winter blues.

Here are some of Montreal's best restaurants to get you through chilly season:

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