If I were to ask you to name one street that defines Montreal, what would you say?\nREAD ALSO: Best Ramen Restaurants In Montreal\nOkay, that was maybe a bit of a dumb question. Everyone experiences the city differently, so probably only a handful of people would give me the answer I'm looking for. Still, I think we can all agree on one thing.\nMontreal's Boulevard St. Laurent, otherwise known as the Main, is one of the best spots to be in Montreal. It's got tons of shops, businesses, cafes, and awesome spots to eat at!\nLawrence\nvia @lychee_zoo\n5201 St Laurent Blvd\nFor those of us who might be looking for an authentic English meal in Montreal, the good news is that you don't have to look any further. This restaurant is known for serving traditional English items, and doing it so, so well.\nFacebook\nBirona Hummus Bar\nvia @nourelm\n5417 St Laurent Blvd\nHummus lovers, this one's for you. Birona serves up seriously tasty dishes, most of which come served on a base of their creamy, super flavourful hummus.\nFacebook\nMontreal Pool Room\nvia @davemcgimpsey\n1217 St Laurent Blvd\nA classic in Montreal, there's arguably no better place in the whole city to go to for a steamie and a poutine.\nSel Gras\nvia @2directmtl\n5245 St Laurent Blvd\nThis Mediterranean restaurant in Montreal's Mile End serves up some seriously awesome, intriciate, delicious dishes, showing off how truly skilled and dedicated the chefs here really are.\nFacebook\nMain Deli\nvia @joao_becker\n3864 St Laurent Blvd\nOne of the best places to get smoked meat in the whole city, Main Deli serves up delicious, tender, tasty smoked meat sandwiches, as well as steaks, burgers, and other fare.\nFacebook\nBraseiro\nvia @alivininc\n8261 St Laurent Blvd\nOne of my personal favourite Portuguese restaurants in the city, Braseiro has all your favourites (chicken, pork, and chorizo) plus a few more awesome dishes (like their mussles and their cheese plate, which is seriously good!)\nHarBin\nvia @camvanas\n4801 St Laurent Blvd\nDumplings are life, friends, and this Mile End spot delivers. They've got an extensive menu, plus super flavourful, juicy soup dumplings.\nPatati Patata\nvia @laurashoots\n4177 St Laurent Blvd\nPretty much an institution in Montreal at this point, Patati Patata's poutines will absolutely change your life. Bonus points for being super inexpensive, as well.\nSingh's\nvia @vick_fin\n3712 St Laurent Blvd\nIf you're an Indian food fan, then have I got some awesome news for you. Singh's is a super solid spot to go and grab some of your all-time favourite dishes, including their incredibly creamy and tasty butter chicken.\nBouillon Bilk\nvia @davidollu\n1595 St Laurent Blvd\nThis fancy restaurant pretty much takes the cake when it comes to awesome eateries. Ambiance, service, and vibe are all on point... and, of course, the food? Totally to die for.\nFacebook\nMoishes\nvia @llaouraa\n3961 St Laurent Blvd\nThis Montreal steakhouse is, in a word, awesome. A classic steakhouse in the city, their food is always served up juicy and delicious. And bonus points for their crisp, super tasty pickles.\nFacebook\nAldea\nvia @clelia_c24\n4403 St Laurent BlvA newer Portuguese restaurant in the Plateau, Aldea is already making a splash on Montreal's food scene - and for good reason. Their food is awesome, and their vibe is perfect for a first (or second!) date. Facebook\nMajestique\nvia @shuckersinc\n4105 St Laurent BlvdThis spot pretty much checks off every single "good restaurant" requirement. It's got a beautiful, trendy interior; a super welcoming yet modern vibe; and pretty much the tastiest dishes you'll ever try.Facebook\nTrilogie\nvia @mathilde_verdy\n8521 St Laurent BlvdA lowkey dumpling spot closer to the Villeray side of St. Laurent, Trilogie is minimalistic and simply beautiful. Get there for lunch ASAP, and thank me later.FacebookDirty Dogsvia @terrilightxo3685 Saint Laurent BoulevardAlthough you might know Dirty Dogs from their location on Mont Royal, their brand new, huge flagship location on St. Laurent is amazing. It's got seats for everyone, plus the restaurant's classic, delicious comfort food - like their famous mac and cheese poutine.Facebook\nNudo\nvia @jessi.spaghetti\n1055 St Laurent Blvd\nI've said it once, and I'll say it a thousand times: I am highkey obsessed with this Chinatown restaurant. Their dry noodles are what dreams are made of, and their soups will have you crying pure tears of real joy.\nFacebook\nZ Tapas\nvia @ztapaslounge\n6389 St Laurent Blvd\nGuys, if you're looking for an awesome tapas spot, stop the search. Z Tapas is here to save your whole life. Not only is the food amazing, but their loungy vibe is seriously unbeatable.Facebook\nSparrow\nvia @eat.love.montreal\n5322 St Laurent Blvd\nLiterally, I cannot praise this St. Laurent spot enough. The vibe is super welcoming, and the food is unique yet super delicious. Protip: try their breakfast banh-mi sandwich ASAP, and thank me later.Facebook\nPastaga\nvia @martin_juneau\n6389 St Laurent Blvd\nThis Rosemont restaurant is actually, literally one of the best spots you can go to in the city. Their laid-back, rustic, and trendy vibe will have you feeling all kinds of welcome; but it's their award-winning dishes that'll have you running back here for more.\nFacebook\nThazard\nvia @carolanes\n5329 St Laurent Blvd\nThis Japanese restaurant is here to legit make all of your dreams come true. They've got brunch, lunch, and dinner; and with brunch offerings like spicy ramen (!) there's no way you can go wrong.\nFacebook\nSchwartz's\nvia @munchies\n3895 St Laurent Blvd\nAh, Schwartz's. Straight-up, no time spent in Montreal is complete without visiting this institution at least once. Their smoked meat is cut thick, seasoned to absolute perfection, and incredibly flavourful; and trust, the line is worth waiting at least once in your life.