Please complete your profile to unlock commenting and other important features.

The name you want to be displayed publicly in comments. Your username will be unique profile link.


You've just arrived in Montreal with all your hopes and dreams, a suitcase full of sweaters, tuques and boots, a car or bicycle with perfectly functioning suspension and a healthy appetite. Where should you eat to become a Montrealer, or at least to feel like one?

Montreal has forever been spoiled with restaurants of every possible iteration, from world-class award-winning Montreal restaurants to ultra-affordable spots (and some that do both), from restaurants offering the cuisines of practically every corner of the world to joints specializing in Québécois fare (far beyond poutine). This list is an agonizing attempt to define the most essential Montreal restaurants for a newcomer to get a true feel for local food culture and overall culture.

Keep readingShow less

Alright, if you were to ask me what one of my Top 5 fave dishes in the whole world is, do you know what I'd say? Butter chicken. Hands down. There's something about this moist, creamy, delicious dish that makes me want to gulp down plates and plates of it, while feeling kind of ashamed but also not at all regretful.

And if you're a butter chicken fanatic like I am, then I've got some good news for you, friends. Years and years and years of pretty much ordering only butter chicken has revealed one glaring fact to me: Montreal has some seriously awesome butter chicken. Confused as to where to begin your culinary adventure? Well, don't be. I've got you. Read on for Best Montreal Restaurants That Serve Butter Chicken 2016.

Keep readingShow less

I don't know about you guys, but Indian cuisine? Yeah, one of my favourites. Actually, scratch that. Judging by the sheer amount of Indian restaurants there are, and how passionate everyone is about their favourite spots to nab some paneer, I'd say that you guys love these delectable dishes just as much as I do.

And if you are as obsessed with Indian food as I am - and, come on, you know you are - then have I got some good news for you. Montreal is chalk full of awesome places to go and get your fix. Don't even know where to start? Well, don't worry about it. I've got your back. Read on for Best Montreal Indian Restaurants 2016.

Keep readingShow less

The best feeling in the world comes when your stomach and your wallet are full. Most of the time, one will have to be sacrificed for the other, but not at these Montreal restos. For only ten bucks (or even less!) these eateries will ensure your hunger pangs are ended and your money woes aren't increased.

Read on for some of Montreal's best meals for only $10.

Keep readingShow less