No one likes to go on dates and have the places you're visiting be filled with other couples. That doesn't exactly scream original!
And now, especially since the weather is getting better everyone will be going outside. Spring is the time for romance after all. You know, the birds and the bees and all that.
So, that's why these less known date spots are sure to serve you well this upcoming Spring. You can take your honey out and have a little bit of privacy. Or, at the very least, you'll be able to give them an experience they haven't already had a million times.
1. Verger Labonté
This place just screams warm weather! What makes this place so great is that you get to spend a whole lot of time outside. Whether you want to go through a corn maze or check out their little bistro, this is a great place to bring a date.
2. Flamenco Thursdays
Did you know that La Sala Rosa actually has flamenco performances every Thursday? That's right! You can get dinner and show in this nice intimate eatery. Eating tapas and drinking Spanish wine is a sure way to impress a date and to have a great night.
3. Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
This cute, hidden little chapel is a super romantic spot. Located in Montreal's amazing Old Port, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel is a great stop along a walk through the stone streets. What could be more romantic?
4. Chez Mein
This one pretty much sells itself. This date is perfect for those who aren't trying to bankrupt themselves. What makes this place so great? They sell 2$ chow mein! The best time to visit this place is after a night of clubbing on St-Laurent. Let me tell you, it really hits the spot.
5. LaSalle Bird Sanctuary
This one is perfect for anyone who likes nature. Many people don't know that at Montrealer's Parc Des Rapides, there is a bird sanctuary. So, if you feel like walking around through nature and taking a nice long look at our beautiful feathery friends, this is the date for you.
6. Parc du Bois-de-coulonge
This parc has spectacular views of the St-Lawrence river and it's the perfect place for a walk, hand-in-hand with your gal. Not only will you get to get closer to nature, but you'll surely get closer to your love. You'll also be able to visit Quebec's Government House Spencerwood that was built in 1854. Wander their beautiful gardens and fall in love.
7. Upstairs Jazz
I discovered this place by accident and it was one of the best accidents I've ever made. This underground jazz bar is an amazing date spot. With live performances and great wine, you are sure to have a great night. The service is great and the atmosphere will make you feel amazing. I can't quite explain it. It's just a great spot.
8. Kem Coba
This ice cream place has got some really inventive flavors and colors too! This is definitely one of my favorite spots to get sorbet and I'm sure it will be yours too once you take your date there. The summer is getting better and better, so you know the popular ice cream spots are going to be BOOMING! It's worth it to make the trip over to Kem Coba.
9. The Little Shop
This little shop located on Ogilvy street is a three-story brick house that is full of vintage objects and clothes. It was established by Ann Silverstone almost 50 years ago. She actually used to be an art dealer, so this place is definitely a great place to bring anyone who loves vintage shopping. It's the perfect place for a cute little date, without the crowds.
10. Big in Japan
This cute little cocktail bar is a great place for a date. The atmosphere is seriously unparalleled and their classy music, service, and style is sure to get you brownie points with your girlfriend. Going out for a drink doesn't have to be boring. You just have to know the right place to go.
11. Tea Tasting at Camellia Sinensis
This place is perfect for a nice relaxing afternoon full of tea and chilling. I bet most of you haven't taken a tea workshop or been to a tea tasting before. Well, you can do so right here in Montreal, and I'm sure your girlfriend would love to come along.