Out of all the foods in the world, there are very few meals that satisfy your taste buds in the same way as good old fashioned tacos. For those of you who are craving a bite of Mexico, but don't have the ability to go on a trip right now, you will be happy to know that there's a little slice of Tulum living within our city. Karisma Taco Bar is an (almost) hidden establishment located on avenue Laurier.
You will know you're at the right spot when you walk in and instantly smell the savoury scents of Mexican spices.
It's one of those authentic spots that will instantly transport you to a holiday in the sun, even when it is below zero outside.
This eatery has a ton of affordable menu options to pick from including porc, rib eye, fish and chorizo tacos, Mexican corn, guacamole, gorditas, and ceviche.
And, on the lunch menu, they've got quesadillas, which never disappoint.
From sharing a variety of dishes to pigging out all on your own, there are a ton of great, authentic and flavour-filled menu items to pick from.
However, the food isn't the most intriguing part of their menu.
The best part has got to be the tasty and Mexican-inspired cocktails that they serve up. Reminiscent of those glorious drinks you sip on when on vacation.
From mango margaritas and mojitos to the Maria Bonita that is filled with mezcal, apple juice, and ginger.
All of the drinks are sure to leave you feeling nice.
This hidden gem is 100% worth checking out, especially if you've been searching for a little taste of Mexico here in Montreal.
From the fun and light decor to the amazing flavours found in both the food and drinks, you're guaranteed to have a good night.
Karisma Taco Bar
Address: 114, ave. Laurier O., Montreal, QC
Opening hours: Monday closed
Tuesday – Wednesday 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Thursday – Friday 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Why You Need To Go: To have a bite of Mexico right in the city.