If you've been in Montreal for legit any amount of time, then chances are very high you've tried the dish we're most famous for: Montreal smoked meat.\nREAD ALSO: The Ultimate Poutine Bucketlist Every Montrealer Needs To Conquer\nThere really isn't any other way to eat this delicious, savoury, flavourful meat, except right here in Montreal. Although tons of places make great smoked meat, a select few truly stand out.\n1. Smoke Meat Pete\nA photo posted by The Nosh Pit (@thenoshpit_) on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:17am PDT\n283 1ère Ave, L'Île-Perrot, QC\nYes, technically this spot is closer to Montreal's West Island - but, trust me friends, it's more than worth the trek out there. The food is awesome, the smoked meat is pretty much perfect, and the vibe is literally unbeatable.\nFacebook\n2. Lester's Deli\nA photo posted by Food Guy Montreal (@foodguymtl) on Dec 30, 2016 at 1:20pm PST\n1057 Avenue Bernard\nIf you want smoked meat that'll literally leave you drooling, you've got to come to Lester's. Smoked meat is their specialty here, and trust me, they do it up right.\nFacebook\n3. Snowdon Deli\nA photo posted by Elyse Berenbaum (@elysejodi) on Nov 25, 2016 at 10:45am PST\n5265 Boulevard Décarie\nA classic smoked meat spot in Montreal, Snowdon Deli's smoked meat is totally irresistible. The best part about this deli, though, is that they all of their other dishes - like their mouthwatering latkes - are just as amazing.\nFacebook\n4. Smoking Meat\nA photo posted by @sade_snapshot on Nov 12, 2016 at 9:37am PST\n143 Rue de la Commune E\nThis Old Montreal spot is absolutely amazing. Their smoked meat sandwiches are super tasty, piled high with delicious, perfectly cooked, melt-in-your-mouth smoked meat, plus a generous helping of tasty sides.\nFacebook\n5. George's\nA photo posted by Jason M (@cheesymustachio) on Apr 15, 2016 at 2:10pm PDT\n3750 Boulevard Saint-Martin O, Laval, QC\nYes, this classic deli is situated in Laval. And if you've never been here, then you need to get yourself here, ASAP. Serving up some of the tastiest, most flavourful slices of smoked meat you'll ever try, this deli is a legit gem.\nFacebook\n6. Main Deli\nA photo posted by João Becker (@joao_becker) on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:31pm PDT\n3864 Boul St-Laurent\nLocated on the Main, this spot sells steaks, burgers, and a whole bunch of tasty treats. But the standout item on their menu? Their smoked meat sandwich. Piled high with the tastiest, most perfectly cooked smoked meat you ever tried, this spot is sure to satisfy your smoked meat crave.\nFacebook\n7. Le Roi Du Smoked Meat\nA photo posted by Jean-Sébastien Girard (@girardje) on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:28pm PDT\n6705 Rue St-Hubert\nSituated in the Plaza St. Hubert, this spot has been around for a while - and one bite into their beyond tasty smoked meat sandwich will tell you exactly why. This smoked meat? Seriously, seriously on point.\n8. Reuben's\nA photo posted by @youmikoz on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:09am PST\n888 Rue Sainte-Catherine O\nA classic Montreal restaurant that serves up a wide array of super tasty dishes... including some of the tastiest and most perfectly cooked smoked meat you can get in the city.\nWebsite\n9. Deli 365\nA photo posted by Rock Trembath (@djfounddead) on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:50pm PDT\n365 Rue Bernard O\nOne of the newer spots on this list, Deli 365 is gaining rapid popularity for its savoury, flavourful kosher smoked meat sandwich. They offer tons of other kosher options as well, but the real star of the show? The smoked meat.\nWebsite\n10. Schwartz's\nA photo posted by BrandonDown (@brandonisdown) on Jan 3, 2017 at 8:45am PST\n3895 Boul St-Laurent\nAt this stage in the game, everyone knows about Schwartz's. It's internationally famous, but no smoked meat in Montreal list would be complete without this institution. Let me just say this: there's a reason it's so popular, and yes, the smoked meat here really is that good.\nWebsite\n*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.\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.