Chinatown is a bustling part of the city, filled with a jumble of retail shops, specialty grocery stores and, of course, restaurants. It's easy to get lost amongst the happy array of storefronts. The abundance of choice in the area can even get overwhelming.\nHowever, fear not. We've assembled a list of the absolute best places to eat and drink in Montreal's Chinatown. You'd be surprised at the variety of Chinese restaurants in the area, as well as the number of eateries and bars that are not at all Chinese.\nREAD ALSO: Secret Lobster Shack In Montreal's Old Port Will Be Serving Up Fresh Street Food All Summer\nRestaurant Orange Rouge\nWhere: 106 rue de la Gauchetière O.\nWhat: This restaurant effortlessly combines a mix of cuisines to create amazing fusion dishes. They also have a fantastic cocktail and beer menu to complement your meal.\nView this post on Instagram En spécial le midi: Carpaccio de pieuvre servi sur émultion de tomatillos et fines herbes, crème fraiche maison et céleri rave A post shared by Restaurant Orange Rouge (@orangerougeresto) on Jul 20, 2018 at 8:53am PDT\nWebsite.\nLe Mal Nécéssaire\nWhere: 1106B blvd. St-Laurent\nWhat: "Tiki bar" may not exactly be the first thing that comes to mind when you think "good bars in Chinatown," but this place is uber-popular for a reason. Their tropical drinks are perfect for a warm night out on the town.\nView this post on Instagram Open wide! 🥥 A post shared by Le Mal Nécessaire (@lemalnecessaire) on Apr 8, 2019 at 4:12pm PDT\nWebsite.\nPatisserie Harmonie\nWhere: 85 rue de la Gauchetière O.\nWhat: Chinese desserts are underrated AF. Try anything that has cheese. This particular shop specializes in bubble tea and pastries. Yum!\nView this post on Instagram Matcha and Taro paste filling puffs A post shared by PâtisserieHarmonieBaoBaoDimSum (@harmonie_baobaodimsum) on Aug 9, 2017 at 2:54pm PDT\nWebsite.\nQing Hua Dumplings\nWhere: 1019 blvd. St-Laurent\nWhat: What this restaurant lacks in ambience it more than makes up for in food. They have a really good selection of dumplings, which you can choose to have steamed or fried. The pork and coriander dumplings are a crowd favourite.\nView this post on Instagram Raviolis frites ou raviolis vapeur 🤔🥟💨 A post shared by Qinghua Dumplings (@qinghuadumplings) on Apr 16, 2019 at 6:14pm PDT\nWebsite.\nPho Bang New York\nWhere: 1001 blvd. St-Laurent\nWhat: This hole-in-the-wall serves up bowls of steaming hot pho which will leave you warm and satisfied. The portions are huge, the prices are fantastic and the communal tables make for a fun and cozy atmosphere.\nView this post on Instagram 👅🍜 |#pho #phobangnewyork #mtl A post shared by Roxy 🌻🦊 (@roxannef_) on Oct 25, 2017 at 7:16pm PDT\nWebsite.\nLan Zhou Noodles\nWhere: 1006 blv. St-Laurent\nWhat: The chefs make their noodles fresh in-store. You can see the staff making the noodles from their glass storefront, and it's truly impressive. The restaurant is small and can't sit many people, which makes it cozy. And the broth for their soup is to-die-for.\nView this post on Instagram Beef tendon noodle soup was 🙌 A post shared by Ali Wong (@aliwong) on Jul 28, 2017 at 6:15pm PDT\nWebsite.\nKagayaki Shabu Shabu\nWhere: 75 rue de la Gauchetière O.\nWhat: This restaurant serves up fresh "Japanese Fondue," and it tastes a lot better than it sounds. The fact that this restaurant has been serving Montrealers for over ten years is proof that the city just can't get enough.\nView this post on Instagram Kagayaki Shabu Shabu 🥘🍹🍽😋😋😋 . . . Thank you @psycho1rednow for showing us around and tolerating us 😂😂😂😂 #montreal #shabushabu #japanesefood #weekend A post shared by Suong and Momo🐾🐾🐶 (@suong_n_momo) on Jul 6, 2017 at 7:09am PDT\nWebsite.\nChatime\nWhere: 52-C rue de la Gauchetière O.\nWhat: Yes, this place may be a chain with locations all over the world, but their bubble tea is so darned delicious that it deserves a mention here. Go for the classic pearl milk tea with tapioca pearls.\nView this post on Instagram Once you taste it, you never have enough of it! #chatimemtl #chatimeduparc #chatimeatwater #bubbletea #teatime #greentea #blacktea #smoothie #lactosefree A post shared by Chatime Montréal (@chatimemontreal) on Feb 17, 2017 at 7:36am PST\nWebsite.\nOh Dumpling\nWhere: 1050 rue Clark\nWhat: This casual restaurant serves dumplings made fresh each day. Their selection is unparalleled and it's a great spot to fill up without breaking the bank. Definitely a must-try.\nView this post on Instagram No more Won Ton 😩 A post shared by nowhere kid (@matt.shelest) on Dec 23, 2015 at 5:31pm PST\nWebsite.\nDobe & Andy\nWhere: 1111 rue Saint-Urbain #12\nWhat: One Yelp reviewer sums up this Chinese BBQ restaurant as "a truly authentic hole in the wall" and we couldn't agree more.\nView this post on Instagram Who's hungry? . . ⛩📍1111 st.Urban ⏰8am-7pm . . #duck #bbq #bbqduck #mtl #eats #fave #pork #food #china #foodie #yasss #sogood #fuckyeah #brothers #montreal #bestintown #best #dynasty #love #delisious #yummy #scrumtious A post shared by 3rd generation woksmith (@brothersku) on Apr 27, 2017 at 10:48am PDT\nWebsite.\nChinatown is a treasure chest filled with hidden gems, and I encourage you to take some time to explore the area yourself. Try the places we've mentioned here, but don't be afraid to go out and try new places, too!