TBH, Montreal is probably the best place to go if you're a food lover. Our dining scene is one of the best in the world, in my opinion, bar none.\nREAD ALSO: Montreal Will Host Canada’s Largest Street Food Festival This September\nAnd if you're going to be visiting the city soon, then there are some places you're going to want to check out to absolutely prove that fact. Don't even know where to begin? No worries, that's what I'm for.\n1. Lawrence\nA photo posted by Amanda? (@amandaaa_hou) on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:16am PDT\n5201 Boul St-Laurent\nOne word, guys: tartare. There's a reason why Lawrence is so popular in the city; and let's just say that if you want to try some of the best tartare you've ever had, then you totally need to get yourself here. ASAP.\nFacebook\n2. Cadet\nA photo posted by Barbara (@barbeebree) on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:00pm PDT\n1431 Boul St-Laurent\nOpened by the same team behind Bouillon Bilk, Cadet is a little bit more casual, but with all the awesome food and tasty dishes you've become accustomed to by its sister restaurant.\nFacebook\n3. Sumac\nA photo posted by @almaki on Sep 3, 2015 at 3:19pm PDT\n3618 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest\nFresh and tasty food, anyone? Sumac is a Sud-Ouest restaurant focuing on the freshest and yummiest Middle-Eastern food this side of the city. Protip, try their falafels. OMG.\nFacebook\n4. Butterblume\nA photo posted by abigail kinnear (@nutritiontraveler) on Sep 5, 2016 at 8:02am PDT\n5836 Boul St-Laurent\nOne of the newer additions to Montreal's food scene, Butterblume has been making some huge waves due to its adorable decor and its super delicious food. Their zucchini toast, with zucchini cream and a poached egg, is legit to die for.\nFacebook\n5. Au Pied De Cochon\nA photo posted by Frances Villa (@frannyvillain) on May 30, 2016 at 10:11am PDT\n536 Avenue Duluth E\nIf you're in the city, you've got to try out Au Pied De Cochon. Although all of their dishes are notoriously delicious, they're most famous for their foie gras poutine, which pretty much elevates you to a whole other level of food heaven.\nFacebook\n6. Hao\nA photo posted by Aurélie & Co (@aureliesauthier) on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:50am PDT\n255 Rue Rachel E\nBao bun lovers, rejoice. You'll find some of the tastiest, fluffiest bao buns you could ever eat at this small Plateau spot, which boasts a trendy and minimalistic ambiance to boot.\nFacebook\n7. Candide\nA photo posted by Anri (@ms.anri_maria) on Jul 29, 2016 at 9:00am PDT\n551 Rue Saint Martin\nOne of the hottest restaurants in the city right now, it's no wonder why the super romantic Candide has gotten so popular. While their ambiance is on point, the food here? Yeah. A whole other level of awesome.\nFacebook\n8. Inferno\nA photo posted by Tasha Deane (@tashadeane) on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:12pm PDT\n6850 Rue Saint-Dominique\nMarket fresh ingredients meets delicious Italian dishes? How can you possibly go wrong?\nFacebook\n9. Jatoba\nA photo posted by Erik Lundberg (@slowdownvisuals) on Sep 7, 2016 at 11:48am PDT\n1184 Place Phillips\nThis classy and gorgeous Montreal Asian restaurant is an instant favourite for any and all who step foot in here. Why is that? Well, their high quality and incredibly tasty food, trendy ambiance, and gorgeous atmopshere might have a little something to do with it.\nFacebook\n10. Le Chien Fumant\nA photo posted by Vanessa Barbiero (@theprettylife_by_v) on Jun 26, 2016 at 4:30pm PDT\n4710 Rue De Lanaudière\nDown for some homemade charcuteries, tasty food, and a seriously trendy vibes? Then look no further than this awesome Plateau spot.\nFacebook\n11. Decarie Hot Dog\nHot Dog & AUTHENTIC Poutine from the legendary Décarie in #Montreal! Risked missing our flight for this, but was SO worth it! ?? #EatWithKirk A photo posted by 4KORNERS | Snap ?: Its4KORNERS (@4korners) on Nov 25, 2015 at 8:24am PST\n953 Boulevard Décarie\nA Montreal institution for steamies and poutines, there's absolutely no going wrong in copping a Montreal steamed hot dog (with all the fixings!) and the world's best treat (poutine, obvs) at this Ville St. Laurent landmark.\nFacebook\n12. Smoke Meat Pete\nA photo posted by The Nosh Pit (@thenoshpit_) on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:17am PDT\n283 1st Ave\nAlthough this spot might be tucked away in Montreal's West Island, trust me when I say it's more than worth the trip. The smoked meat here is beyond amazing... Plus, it's the perfect excuse to explore the West.\nFacebook\n13. La Habanera\nA photo posted by Andrea Rafie (@inmyfoodsteps) on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:54pm PDT\n1216 Avenue Union\nCuban food aficionados, La Habanera is pretty much going to be your brand new fave. Bonus points for their tasty food and unique dishes, as well as their super trendy-yet-casual vibe.\nFacebook\n14. Beatrice\nA photo posted by T H E K N O W W H E R E (@theknowwhere) on Jul 27, 2016 at 2:08pm PDT\n1504 Rue Sherbrooke O\nThis well-known Italian food spot, located in downtown Montreal, is renowned for its glamorous and gorgeous decor, and its spectacular food. Winning on all counts? Yassss.\nFacebook\n15. Le Serpent\nA photo posted by No Profile - ? (@anminwong) on Jul 12, 2016 at 10:25pm PDT\n257 Rue Prince\nA trendy and incredibly beautiful spot to nosh on your favourite dishes, Le Serpent is absolutely not to be missed on your next visit to Montreal.\nFacebook\n16. Joe Beef\nA photo posted by Icy (@liu.icy) on Jul 4, 2016 at 7:53am PDT\n2491 Rue Notre-Dame O\nA Montreal classic, Joe Beef absolutely needs to be on your list of spots to go to - and once you're there, you totally need to try their out of this world lobster pasta.\nFacebook\n17. HVOR\nA photo posted by J-K Duf (@jkdufresne) on Jul 3, 2016 at 7:10am PDT\n1414 Rue Notre-Dame O\nOne of the newers restaurants in Montreal, this spot boasts garden fresh food and customized menues. All the yums? You know it.\nFacebook\n18. Park\nA photo posted by Aurélie Sonea (@aureliesonea) on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:53pm PDT\n378 Avenue Victoria\nThis restaurant is synonymous with "great sushi" in Montreal, and if you've ever been here, then you know exactly why. High quality ingredients come together to create dishes that are straight-up awesome, and honestly, if you're visiting the city, you need to stop by this Westmount spot.\nFacebook\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.