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7 Montreal Game Bars Where You Can Battle Your Friends For Victory While You Drink

May the best person win.
7 Montreal Game Bars Where You Can Battle Your Friends For Victory While You Drink
  • In case you've been looking to spice up your choices in Montreal bars lately, we've made a list of spots around the city where you play games with your friends while getting a drink or ten.
  • Get inspiration for your next night out below!

You head to a Montreal bar when you want to grab a bite, grab a drink, and catch up with friends. But where do you go when you're also feeling a bit of a competitive urge, or when you want to be more proactive or adventurous in life that still includes imbibing and not having to move too far away from a table and chairs? Well, you still head to a pub — just a different kind of pub.

Montreal is rife with bars that have a little something extra; we've got themed bars, sugar-induced cocktail bars, holiday bars, and low-waste speakeasy bars.

But, even if you want a throwback to simpler days where the drinks don't usually have more than three ingredients and the games don't have too many rules, Montreal still manages to come through. 

We took a look at some of the pubs and bars in the city for when you want a side of fun with your drinks. There is everything from the best place to play a game of pool with friends to compete in your very own five-minute play.   

So, the next time you're in the mood for more than the usual pub grub, check out these seven Montreal spots that are known for something a little extra. 

Go For The "Best Damn Night Of Trivia" at Grumpy’s Bar  

Where: 1242, rue Bishop

The quintessential haunt for the unpretentious, this pub has cheap drinks and awesome trivia nights every Sunday starting at 9:15 p.m. It's completely free to enter and just as free to play. And yes, there are prizes.

Check out the event page!

Sing Some Karaoke at Bar Sel et Poivre

Where: 5228, rue d'Iberville

If you aren't about the on-trend vibe and more of an old-school, simply cool kinda person, Sel et Poivre is your new spot. It's mostly a French crowd, so it's the perfect time to get acquainted and practice some Jean Leloup.

Check out the Facebook page!

Shoot Pool At Fitzroy

Where: 551, ave. Mont-Royal E.

With 15 pool tables to choose from, you won't have to wait too long for a table. There are also foosball tables to choose from at this relaxed but trendy bar.

Take a look!

Videogames at Arcade MTL

Where: 2031, rue Saint-Denis

Take a trip back to your childhood with a bar jammed with all those vintage arcade games you used to play like Ms. Pac Man, Donkey Kong, and Tetris. There is a $7 entrance fee, but that gives you access to all the games.

Check out the Facebook page!

Board Games at Randolph Pub Ludique Quartier Latin

Where: 2041, rue Saint-Denis (check out all the locations)

It's nearly surprising that more bars don't have board games. What goes better than drinks while challenging friends to games that run the gamut of skills and dexterity to abstract brain-teasers. There's also a $7 entrance fee — just to warn you.

Learn more about the games!

Ride A Bull at Chez Serge

Where: 4281, blvd. Saint-Laurent

Who hasn't had that late-night urge to wrap their thighs around a mechanical bull and ride eight seconds of Luke Perry induced fun? Well, here you go.

Take a look at Fabuleux Chez Serge Facebook page!

Play Darts At Le Colonel Moutarde

Where: 4418, rue Saint-Denis

There is no chance of getting bored at this Plateau spot. You can play a game of darts or check out one of 500 board games. If you don't know the rules, ask one of the "game sommeliers."

Take a look at the site for more info!

Have fun — and no cheating. Santé!

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