Montreal has no shortage of amazing restaurants, from Cote-des-Neiges to the Mile End. But if you're in the downtown area, choosing gets really difficult.\nBecause how do you even begin to pick one spot?! Well, that's why we're here. We've taken stock of all the restaurants downtown Montreal and compiled a list that includes classic Montreal fare (smoked meat, poutines) as well as amazing pizzerias, and even some Japanese and Thai options.\nWithout further ado, here are some of the very best...\nRestaurants Downtown Montreal\nLa Belle et La Boeuf\nView this post on Instagram La table est servie! #belleetboeuf #belleboeuf #burgerbar #gogos #wings #poutine #tartare #salade #koolaid #pickle A post shared by La Belle et La Boeuf (@belleetboeuf) on Jan 18, 2019 at 12:34pm PST\nWhat: An amazing selection of burgers, poutines and grilled cheese sandwiches made with quality ingredients.\nWhere: 1620 Sainte-Catherine St. W\nHead to their webpage here.\nFerreira Café\nView this post on Instagram Nous sommes complets le vendredi et samedi. Il reste heureusement encore quelques places dimanche soir. Réservez votre table rapidement !🏎🏎🏎 A post shared by Ferreira Café (@ferreirarestaurant) on Jun 4, 2019 at 11:04am PDT\nWhat: Destination for fine Portuguese seafood, wines & ports in a Mediterranean-accented space.\nWhere: 1446 Peel St\nHead to their website here.\nDeville Dinerbar\nView this post on Instagram 📣BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST ALERT!📣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Deville Dinerbar is giving students something to look forward to with a chance to win one of four $50 gift cards! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How to enter? Like this post, shout out the school you represent, and tag a classmate who'll be joining you at Deville Dinerbar! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Want an extra chance to win? Snap an IG post or story of you enjoying menu items from our new Student Menu! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Don't forget to follow us and tag #MyDevilleMoment ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Good luck!!! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *Open to Montreal residents only ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *Menu only available to students with a valid student ID *Winner will be announced September 25th A post shared by Deville Dinerbar (@devilledinerbar) on Sep 11, 2018 at 9:40am PDT\nWhat: This whimsical eatery with marble diner-style tables reimagines American classics like burgers, meatloaf and rotisserie chicken.\nWhere: 1425 Stanley St\nHead to their website here.\nReuben's Deli & Steakhouse\nView this post on Instagram She always looks more appetizing when she eats. 😂😂 A post shared by Bobby Liauw (@bobbyliauw) on Jul 2, 2018 at 1:26pm PDT\nWhat: With endless smoked meat choices around the city, make Reuben's your stop if you're in the downtown area - you won't be disappointed. Steaks and cheesecake are also fan faves.\nWhere: 1116 Saint-Catherine St W\nHead to their website here.\nBacaro Pizzeria\nView this post on Instagram Friday = pizza day ! Start your weekend off right with some Bacaro Love ❤️ . . . #jesuispizzaterien #wwwbacaropizzeriacom #bacarogram #pizza #tgif #lunch #4a7 #negroni #bacarofaubourg #bacarolachine #bacaromonkland #bacarowestmount #bacarorockland #openingsoon #bacaroplateau A post shared by Bacaro Pizzeria (@bacaropizzeria) on Nov 16, 2018 at 8:04am PST\nWhat: An Italian style bar and restaurant serving some of the best pizza in the city.\nWhere: 1608 Saint-Catherine St W\nHead to their website here.\nMaison Phayathai\nView this post on Instagram Authentic Thai Papaya Salad. The best in town. #thaifood #food #salad #papaya #papayasalad #spicy #healthyfood #healthy #montreal #mtlfood #foodie A post shared by Maison Phayathai (@maison.phayathai) on Nov 15, 2017 at 7:10am PST\nWhat: Thai eatery, known for its curries & seafood dishes, in a 2-level space with traditional decor.\nWhere: 1235 Guy St\nHead to their Facebook page here.\nPizza Il Focolaio\nView this post on Instagram Life is about variety, so is pizza! 🤤 La vie est une question de variété, tout comme la pizza! . . #PizzaLover #Montreal #MTLBlog A post shared by Il Focolaio (@ilfocolaio) on May 22, 2019 at 8:05am PDT\nWhat: Large menu of thin-crust, wood-fired pizzas in a warm space with a terrace facing Square Phillips.\nWhere: 1223 Place Phillips\nHead to their website here.\nDominion Square Tavern\nView this post on Instagram Notre belle terrasse est ouverte #tavernesquaredominion #montreal #1243metcalfe #viensboireuncocktail A post shared by Taverne Square Dominion (@tavernesquaredominion) on May 27, 2015 at 2:36pm PDT\nWhat: Upscale pub food & old-fashioned cocktails crafted in a refurbished 1927 tavern with a lively bar.\nWhere: 1243 Metcalfe St\nHead to their website here.\nJatoba\nView this post on Instagram Treat yourself to a romantic dining experience by sharing a few dishes with your better half on Valentine's Day. 💕As the saying goes, sharing is caring. . . . . . . #jatoba #jatobamontreal #valentines #vday #valentinesday #couple #romance #finedining #mtl #montreal #japan #restaurant #food #romanticdinner #dinner #night #bar #foodie #mtlmoments A post shared by J A T O B A (@jatobamontreal) on Feb 14, 2019 at 8:40am PST\nWhat: Refined eatery serving modern, Asian-inspired fare, including seafood & dumplings, with a full bar.\nWhere: 1184 Place Phillips\nHead to their Facebook page here.\nRestaurant de l'ITHQ\nView this post on Instagram Concours de fruits de mer et poissons Olivier Roellinger : la date limite pour soumettre votre candidature est reportée au 31 juillet! Plus d’infos dans la bio! 🦐❤️🐟 • • • • • #passionithq #olivierroellinger #concours #pechedurable #jeuneschefs #pêchésicimangésici @ethic_ocean @mapaquebec A post shared by ITHQ (@ithqofficiel) on Jul 9, 2018 at 6:15am PDT\nWhat: Bright eatery on the square, staffed by hospitality students, serving Canadian fare all day.\nWhere: 3535 St Denis St\nHead to their website here.\nDa Vinci Ristorante\nView this post on Instagram Antipasto Da Vinci #davinci #food #davincimtl #bestitalianintown #bestitalianfood #foodporn A post shared by Ristorante Da Vinci (@davincimtl) on Jan 8, 2016 at 9:36am PST\nWhat: Longtime classic Italian eatery with creative presentations, an elegant ambiance & a bar/lounge.\nWhere: 1180 Bishop St\nHead to their website here.\nGyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ\nView this post on Instagram Are you coming by for dinner tonight? A post shared by Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ (@gyukakujbbq) on Mar 15, 2019 at 10:23am PDT\nWhat: A Japanese BBQ that serves fresh-quality meats and fish you can grill at your own table.\nWhere: 1255 Crescent St\nHead to their website here.\nEscondite\nView this post on Instagram Don’t try to tell that hungry is not an a emotion because I feel that shit in my soul ! A post shared by Escondite (@escondite_mtl) on May 2, 2019 at 8:29am PDT\nWhat: A Mexican restaurant situated in downtown Montreal, that serves Mexican goodies and house-crafted tequila cocktails\nWhere: 1206 Union Ave\nHead to their Facebook page here.\nRestaurant Bis\nView this post on Instagram Weekend Menu • Lamb ragu poutine w/ deep fried gnocchis • • #mtl #montrealfood #montreal #mtlresto #food #foodie #foodstagram #yummy #poutine #love A post shared by Bis Ristorante (@bismontreal) on Mar 10, 2017 at 11:49am PST\nWhat: Classic Italian cuisine, with gluten-free pasta & vegetarian choices, in a homey & elegant space.\nWhere: 1229 Rue de la Montagne\nHead to their website here.\nBar George\nView this post on Instagram Dinner for one. Don’t stress, you’ll be in good company. 📷©️ @oksana8k #commedanslesgrandesmaisons A post shared by Bar George (@bargeorgemtl) on May 13, 2019 at 6:10pm PDT\nWhat: Grand, swanky, wood-clad venue serving a Scottish & British menu with cocktails in a boutique hotel.\nWhere: 1440 Drummond St, Le Mount Stephen Hotel\nHead to their website here.\nWe hope these suggestions helped your decision-making process!\nBon appetit, Montreal!