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11 Downtown Montreal Bars That Are Perfect For A Night Out

Beer, shots, cocktails, & more! 🥂

Group of people cheers-ing in a Montreal bar, Right: Group of people in a Montreal bar.

Group of people cheers-ing in a Montreal bar, Right: Group of people in a Montreal bar.

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Montreal is a hot spot for amazing pubs and cocktail bars. Don't believe us? Take a look at this list of the best bars in downtown Montreal.

Our criteria were simple: great reviews, great atmosphere and somewhere around the downtown core.

We've got spots in the Old Port, right in the heart of the city, the Quartier Latin, and... okay, maybe even a couple places that are creeping into the south end of the Plateau... don't hate! But if you're looking for a fun bar to spend a night out, we've got you covered.

Hotel Nelligan Terrasse

Address: 106, rue Saint Paul O., Montreal QC

Why You Should Go: Hotel Nelligan is easily one of the best spot for great views of the Old Port and St. Lawrence River. With chic atmosphere and an ambiance you won't forget, this is a def must-try spot for a night out in Montreal.

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McLean's Pub

Address: 1210, rue Peel, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Storied English sports pub for draft beer tables, grub & billiards, with a patio on a historic square.

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Bistro à Jojo

Address: 1627, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal QC

Why You Should Go: Longtime late-night club offering booze & nightly live blues & rock bands in a boisterous setting.

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Nyks

Address: 1250, rue de Bleury, Montreal QC

Why You Should Go: Unpretentious tavern whipping up comfort foods with a twist, plus happy-hour beer deals.

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Randolph Pub

Address: 2041, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Playful hangout that is known for an expansive library of board and card games, plus beer and cocktails.

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Gokudo

Address: 630, rue Cathcart, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Stylish Japanese restaurant & bar offering craft cocktails, plus traditional snacks and rice bowls.

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Hurley's Irish Pub

Address: 1225, rue Crescent, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Cozy brick-wall & carved-wood setting with a patio for beers on tap, single malts, grub & live music.

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The Cloakroom

Address: 2175, rue deal Montage #100, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Stylish speakeasy-style bar featuring specialty cocktails in a cozy, dimly lit space.

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Suwu

Address: 3581, boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Rustic-contemporary neighbourhood bar & eatery with cocktails, gourmet bar bites & sharing plates.

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Brutopia

Address: 1219, rue Crescent, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Large, 3-level microbrewery known for homegrown seasonal brews, with live music, patios & eats.

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Atwater Cocktail Club

Address: 512 av. Atwater, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Buzzing, speakeasy-style cocktail bar with late hours in a stylish French brasserie.

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