If there's one thing Montrealers love, it's a 5 à 7. That's why nothing pains us more than to see some of our favourite Montreal bars close their doors for good.\nIt's no secret that the lockdowns have been tough on all businesses, but bars and restaurants have had it incredibly tough.\nBut while some of our go-to spots have said their final goodbyes, we'll always have the good times.\nDrinks after work, birthdays, anniversaries, or just catching up with old friends.\nWhatever it was, they were part of what made Montreal so great and will always be in our fondest memories.\nEditor's Choice: As If The Year Couldn't Get Worse, Quebec's New Winter Forecast Is Predicting Lots Of Snow\nL'Escalier\nWhat we'll miss the most: The boho-chic vibes and go-to place to hang out with friends. Its current building is being torn down, but luckily, the owners are looking for a new venue — so there's still hope.*\nView this post on Instagram Dernière soirée bohème d'ENVEZ à l'Escalier.. A post shared by José Davila (@pepe_davila77) on Oct 8, 2020 at 12:36pm PDT\nInstagram\nLa Vitrola\nWhat we'll miss the most: The flair and fun from one of the best music venues in the entire city.\nView this post on Instagram Such soulful yet powerful vocals!!! 😲💎 Great performance!! 👏👏 📸 @shaf_hq @canv.as Artist: @soyllena Show: "MTL Up Next!!" #montrealupnext #montreal #montrealartist #montrealsgottalent #rebelmobb #dgupnext #kingblockentertainment #k6g3nt A post shared by Kingblock Entertainment™ (@k6g3nt) on Mar 23, 2020 at 10:35pm PDT\nFacebook\nHouse of Jazz\nWhat we'll miss the most: Not only were the drinks amazing, but it was, of course, a fantastic place to hear some live jazz.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by House of Jazz (@maisondujazz)\nInstagram\nBalsam Inn\nWhat we'll miss the most: The super cozy spot that made for the perfect 5 à 7 or the perfect place to watch the game.\nView this post on Instagram I wish my fiddles looked this good 💚 A post shared by Caitlin Tranminh (@ctinteriorstylist) on Sep 26, 2019 at 1:15pm PDT\nInstagram\nSnack N' Blues\nWhat we'll miss the most: One of Montreal's coolest dive bars that made for a great spot for some snacks and, you guessed it, blues. The bar's fate is currently up in the air since its owner passed away in 2019; the location is listed for sale.*\nView this post on Instagram Awww....love you cutie pies!!!! #bday #roundone #coworkerswhodrinktogetherstaytogether #pizzeriamagpie A post shared by Sheenah Ko (@sheenahko) on Jul 1, 2017 at 7:44am PDT\nInstagram\n2Pierrots\nWhat we'll miss the most: It was always one of the best spots in Old Montreal for listening to Montreal's up and coming bands and for an unforgettable night every time you went.\n View this post on Instagram Les photos de samedi dernier sont en ligne sur notre page Facebook!! 📸 @kev.explo #2pierrots#2P#serveur#nightlifestyle#nightlife#chansonnier#boiteachanson#bar#fiesta#partyhard#partytime#party#friendsnight #friendsmoments #friendsparty #dance#sing#havefun#montreal#mtl#mtlmoments#vieuxmontreal#vieuxportmtl#beautifulpeople#liveband#beer#love#sing#crowd#livemusic A post shared by 2Pierrots (@2pierrots) on May 3, 2019 at 10:41am PDT\n\nInstagram\n\n* This article has been updated.