At this time of the year, there are many of us who want to put aside pennies so we can afford to go to another country this winter. To do so, certain things are set aside and sacrificed help bring one's bank account back up after a rather hectic summer. Fortunately, the pleasure of eating out can be spared, as many cheap restaurants in Montreal offer the opportunity to eat for $7 or less, which means you'll be able to both save money and have fun in the upcoming months!

The best thing about all this is that there is something for everyone! While you're on a vegan diet or you're fond of comfort food, you will certainly find a place that makes you happy.

Leo's Taproom

Price: Menu at $6.99 and less.

Address: 5924 Boul. des Grandes-Prairies, Saint-Léonard

When: The kitchen is open from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m., Sunday – Wednesday; and 4 p.m. – 1 a.m, Thursday – Saturday.

Why you must go: Here you will find different varieties of stir fry, pizzas, poutine, nachos, and much more for a very small price. The atmosphere is always nice, and a DJ is on-site on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 10 p.m. In addition, the purchase of a drink is not necessary to enjoy the menu, unlike most other places.



Price: Menu starting at $6.95.

Address: 1641 Rue Saint-Denis

When: Every day from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Why you must go: What's good about Cinko is that the reasonable price does not affect the quality of the dishes. Here, you will find a variety of cheap options, including burgers, pizzas, hot dogs, lentil tartar, and chilli. Other options up to $9.95 are also available on the menu, as well as desserts at $5.95. Various vegetarian and vegan options are also available.


Le Warehouse Saint-Laurent

Price: Menu at $5.95 and less.

Address: 3565 Blvd. St-Laurent

When: Every day from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.

Why you must go: The Warehouse is definitely the perfect place to eat for cheap and party. The atmosphere is always festive and on the menu, you will find squid, salads, tortillas, mac n' cheese, and much more. The restaurant also serves several delicious cocktails, some even come with a whole beer bottle inside them. Various vegetarian options are also available.


Pot Masson

Price: Menu starting at $5.90.

Address: 3141 Rue Masson

When: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. from Sunday – Wednesday; and 7 a.m. – midnight from Thursday – Saturday.

Why you must go: Here you will find, among other things, poutine, burgers, chilli, pasta, brie fondue, and more. What makes this restaurant such a popular destination are its cocktails in mason jars, both delicious and beautiful to behold.


Restaurant Barraca

Price: Tacos for $1 from Sunday to Wednesday until 7 p.m.

Address: 1134 Ave. du Mont-Royal E.

When: Every day from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Why you must go: With the purchase of a drink, you gain access to unlimited $1 tacos! Among the options are pork, chicken, and fish as well as veggie fillings.



Price: Mega falafel wraps for only $2.69

Address: 1923 Rue Sainte-Catherine O.

When: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. from Monday – Friday; and 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturdays. 

Why you must go: The wraps at Nilufar are composed of fries with falafel inside — and they're vegetarian! You'll also find other low priced options on the spot such as $2.99 grilled tofu and $3.29 shish-taouk, for example.


Happy eating!

This article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.

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