Montreal is home to vibrant Lebanese and Syrian communities.\nThe two nations share much of the same cuisine.\nThis is a list of some of the best spots to grab a sample.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nThe food in Montreal is out of this world and a big part of why that is is because of the variety of cultures that live throughout our city.\nOne of the best kinds of cuisine and a favourite to many locals is Lebanese food. As someone who was raised by a Lebanese mother, I can tell you that it is one of the most savoury and most flavourful kinds of food.\nLebanese food falls in the same category as Syrian food. These brothering nations share a lot of culinary similarities. They use similar spices and have almost identical meals, which is why you will notice some restaurants are of Syrian descent while others are from Lebanese roots and this list is celebrating them all.\nFor those of you who have never tried this delicious cuisine, you are in for a treat. The impeccable mix of flavors used in their classic dishes like vine leaves and their masterful way of marinating and cooking meats is truly impressive.\nI wanted to share with you all the best spots in the city to get some delicious Lebanese and Syrian food* as Montreal is home to many amazing restaurants that feauture cuisine from these nations. All these locations serve up amazing and traditional Arab dishes that are sure to have your taste buds begging for more.\nDaou\nView this post on Instagram After hearing so much about it, I just had to try it @restaurantdaou 🇱🇧. . . . . #lebanese #middleeastern #arabic #food #lebanon #montreal #mezzes #appetizers #sharingiscaring #foodie #igersmtl #montreal #therealmtlfoodie #dinner #thursday #tbt #tapas #vineleaves #falafel #cheese #yummy #lategram A post shared by therealmtlfoodie | Tamara (@therealmtlfoodie) on Apr 26, 2018 at 7:43pm PDT\nWhere: 519 rue Faillon Est / 2373 boulevard Marcel-Laurin\nMy mouth literally just started to water as I began to think of this restaurant.\nDaou has two locations however, my favourite is the one on Faillon street. Daou is always busy, always delicious and always satisfying.\nThere is a reason why it has been around for so many years and that is because the quality and taste have remained unbeatable.\nVisit their website here.\nBeroya\nView this post on Instagram Fattouche. Mixed fresh veggies and fried pita with vinegar and pomegranate molasses seasoned with sumac @restaurant_beroya A post shared by Tuti (@tutifoodie) on Jun 22, 2019 at 9:10pm PDT\nWhere: 3455 boulevard Saint-Martin Ouest\nOkay so technically this restaurant is a little outside Montreal, but the food is worth the drive to Laval.\nBeroya is an authentic and quality restaurant serving up some of the yummiest Syrian and Lebanese dishes you will ever taste.\nMake sure you save room for dessert because they have an ice cream dish served with cotton candy and pistachios that will blow your mind!\nVisit their website here.\nGarage Beirut\nView this post on Instagram ❤️MONTRÉAL❤️ Envie de falafel? Hoummous? Vous êtes à Montréal, direction GARAGE BEIRUT 1238 Rue Mackay, Montréal, QC H3G 2H4 Prix moyen :15€ . . Tasty Lebanese food GARAGE BEIRUT 1238 Rue Mackay, Montréal, QC H3G 2H4 Average price:15€ . . #credits : @garagebeirut #halal #halalfood #halalfoodie #halalparis #halalfoods #halaltravel #halaltrip #montreal #montrealhalal #lebanesefood #muslim #muslims #muslimah #muslimfood A post shared by Halal Dining Worldwide 🥘 🗺 (@halaldiningworldwide) on Mar 18, 2019 at 11:19am PDT\nWhere: 1238 rue Mackay\nLocated in downtown Montreal, Garage Beirut is going to be your new favourite spot in the heart of the city.\nNot only is the food ridiculously good, but the prices are reasonable and you will leave feeling full every time.\nVisit their website here.\nLa Sirene\nView this post on Instagram Que des plats alléchants à découvrir! Passez-nous voir cette semaine! . . . . . #mtlmoments #mtlfoodie #mtlfood #foodielife #mtlblog #montrealjetaime #livemontreal #eatingfortheinsta #bonappetit #eatplaylive #eatdrinkmtl #montreal #dailyhivemtl #dinnertime #seafood #foodiesmtl #seafoodlovers #onthetable #flatlay #nomnom #eeeeeats A post shared by Restaurant La Sirène De La Mer (@restolasirene) on Mar 11, 2019 at 9:01am PDT\nWhere: 114 ave Dresden\nLa Sirene is one of the most popular and most heavenly Lebanese restaurants in the city.\nNot only has this establishment stood the test of time but its consistency and hospitality combined with its amazing dishes are what makes this restaurant a must-try.\nVisit their website here.\nDamas\nView this post on Instagram Our grilled Mediterranean Sea Bass. // Notre Loup de Mer méditerranéen grillé. 👌 A post shared by Damas Restaurant (@damasrestaurant) on Jan 15, 2019 at 9:19am PST\nWhere: 1201 ave Van Horne\nDamas is without a doubt the priciest restaurant on this list. However, it is also one of the best our city has to offer.\nDamas is known for its Syrian inspired dishes, taking Middle-Eastern cuisine to new heights in Montreal.\nI will warn you, it is always busy, so if you are looking to try it out, I suggest you make a reservation.\nVisit their website here.\nSumac\nView this post on Instagram Whoa, crazy good meal at @sumacrestaurant in Montreal yesterday. Falafel, sabich, amazing salads and these unbelievable hummus fries hit the spot after an epic bike ride. Thanks for the introduction and the conversation, @blumsteinboy. #montreal #jewishfoodrenaissance A post shared by Jeffrey Yoskowitz (@jeffyosko) on Aug 26, 2018 at 6:21am PDT\nWhere: 618 rue Notre-Dame Ouest\nSumac is not a fancy restaurant, but the food that comes out of that kitchen are so good, you will feel like you are eating at a five-star location.\nThis restaurant serves up tasty and traditional Lebanese dishes and is known to many as a go-to spot when they craving those Middle-Eastern flavours.\nVisit their website here.\nWrap Kings\nView this post on Instagram Make your Friday even better with Wrap Kings delicious wraps! 🧡🌯 MERGUEZ or KAFTA wrap? Or both? 😃 #NewTwist ——————————————————————————— Votre vendredi sera meilleur avec nos délicieux Wraps! ❤️👌 Wrap MERGUEZ ou KAFTA? Ou bien les deux? 😃 . . . Great shot by @carla_chebli 🤩 A post shared by WRAP KINGS | RESTAURANT (@wrapkingscanada) on May 10, 2019 at 1:05pm PDT\nWhere: 1502 rue de Bleury\nDelicious, fast, authentic and affordable, this is exactly how customers describe Wrap Kings.\nNot only is it a perfect spot to grab a quick bite but the food is so full of flavour, you will be savouring each bite as you eat it.\nVisit their website here.\nLe Petit Alep\nView this post on Instagram 💕 . . . . . . #syrianfood #armenianfood #petitalep #alep #dinavolo A post shared by Matilde M Petitpas (@matilde.mp) on Mar 2, 2017 at 11:08am PST\nWhere: 191 rue Jean-Talon Est\nLe Petit Alep is an adorable Bistro located on Jean-Talon, serving up some of the most mouth-watering foods in the city. Each dish oozes with flavour and each bite gets better and better.\nThe art-lined walls and sidewalk eating create a charming and welcoming environment, worth checking out.\nVisit their website here.\nAux Lilas\nView this post on Instagram #feuillesdevigne #vegetarian #restoauxlilas #liban #mediterranean A post shared by Restaurant Aux Lilas (@restoauxlilas) on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:07am PDT\nWhere: 5570 ave du Parc\nThis family-owned Montreal gem serves up some of the most delectable Lebanese dishes in the city.\nFor over forty-years, this Parc Avenue restaurant has been satisfying clients with their kind service and decadent meals that will make any Middle-Eastern food lover incredibly happy.\nVisit their website here.\nThis article has been updated*\nAll 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.