17 Lowkey Restaurants You Want To Be Seen At In Montreal

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OK, so I have this conversation with my friends, boyfriend, and sister almost EVERY weekend. Whenever we want to go out for dinner, we always have this problem of finding somewhere lowkey to go. What I mean by this, is that we want to go to a new LIT restaurant where we don't have to wear heels or put on pounds of makeup. We want a lowkey night where we can wear Adidas and a T-Shirt and be basic.

READ ALSO: 20 Lowkey Cafes You Want To Be Seen At In Montreal

I am positive that my group of friends aren't the only ones... I mean, we all usually end up just going to the closest retaurant we can find or one we call the "go to", but it gets pretty lame after awhile. So, to help us all out I have composed this list of A1 Restaurants that are LOWKEY AF. You can legit wear whatever you want and take a sick picture next to graffiti, neon lights, plants, or flowery wall paper!

READ ALSO: 12 Lowkey Bars In Montreal You Want To Be Seen At

There is definently something on this list for everyone and for every occaison! Some are more pricey than others but I am positive that you will find the perfect one for your next Restaurant outting!


1. You'll Want To Be Seen At Kampai

Have a seat, relax, we'll take care of the rest 😉

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1616 Rue Sainte-Catherine O

For a great birthday bash dinner and a lowkey time, I suggest checking out Kampai! Their Japanese garden beer paired with superb dishes will blow you mind! It's a great place for a dinner date and also or a night out with drinks since it turns into a hip bar/club after dinner service!


2. You'll Want To Be Seen At Big in Japan

🍸💋🕯⚜ #biginjapan #secretbar #craftcocktails #sexy #imissmontreal

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175 Boul St-Laurent

Big in Japan will legit make you feel like you are on top of the world. Not only s their food amazing, but their ambiance is A1! They have beautiful decor and I swear you will have a blast.

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3. You'll Want To Be Seen At LOV

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LOV is bless for a lowkey night out for those vegan couples (or your vegan sister... Erica) on a casual day! This organic restaurant places emphasis on locally grown, wholesome ingredients, plus delicious vegan dishes like poutine and brunch!

4. You'll Want To Be Seen At Le Warehouse

Weekend lunches - #montreal #downtown #warehouse #lewarehouse #restaurant #lunch #weekend #foodie #bar #city

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1446 Rue Crescent

Le Warehouse only serves meals  of $5... Yes, you heard correctly! So, instead of spending an arm and a leg at an expensive restaurant with your BFF, you should just bring them here! Not only is it super cheap, but also amazing whether it be the ambiance or food!

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5. You'll Want To Be Seen At L'Gros Luxe

French + Mexican Fusion 🤘🏼💃🏻 // @lgrosluxe #moderndayshivalry #Montreal #mileendmontreal #dinner

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quand le lunch est payant 😌

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Multiple locations – 100% VÉGÉ – MILE END – VIEUX-LONGUEUIL SUD-OUEST – DELUXE

L’Gros Luxe never disappoints! Not only can you order several dishes and expect nothing less than heaven on a plate, but you won't break the bank this Valentine's day! Their menu is fairly cheap so you can impress your date by telling her to order as many things as they like!  You can definitely expect the bill to be under $50

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6. You'll Want To Be Seen At Deville

Mais c'est dont ben parfait ici. 🌸@devilledinerbar #mtl #mtlmoments #montreal

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1425 Rue Stanley

If you love some awesome burgers and some even more delicious and larger than life drinks, I suggest checking out Deville! They have these amazing fish bowl drinks, doughnut balls, salads, burgers, and much more to make your mouths water!

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7. You'll Want To Be Seen At Cafe Gentile

Lunch🍴 #nofilter #today #iNir04eats

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This Westmount newcomer is the second location to Ahuntsic's Cafe Gentile, known for its delicious coffee and pasta.  It's so homy that my coworker Miranda said "it reminds me of my nonna's house with the plastic linen"!

8. You'll Want To Be Seen At Foiegwa

Burger | Fries | Stacked Pancakes | Chicken & Waffles | (Taster: @maiight)

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001 Rue Notre-Dame O

This awesome French style diner located in St-Henri has people talking and it definitely does not disappoint. Foiegwa’s charm lies in the white ceramic ceiling walls filled with framed portrait caricatures. This cool place delivers fine French cuisine in an upscale diner setting – unlike anything else in Montreal; you get the best of both worlds!

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9. You'll Want To Be Seen At Venice Mtl

this place 🌿 >>>>

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Goodbye to the #oldmontreal round 2! #foodporn #poke #nomnomnom

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440 St Francois Xavier St

Feel like you stepped right off the metro and into Venice beach with your date when you enter Venice MTL! Their food is fresh and delicious for a nice treat on a hot day and their decor makes it lowkey AF.

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10. You'll Want To Be Seen At Jukebox

Shhhh. Facebook doesn't need to know exactly how much food my fatass ordered.

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11798 Boulevard de Salaberry

Featuring a variety of options  there's really no way on earth you can go wrong with a meal from Jukebox. Oh, and to top it all off? They've got a wide array of delicious desserts, including parfaits, sundaes, and the awesome - and awesomely huge - "Kitchen Sink" dessert.

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11. You'll Want To Be Seen At LE POKÉ BAR

2153 Rue Crescent

This new restaurant called POKÉ BAR  is LOWKEY AF! A Poke dish starts out with chunks of sashimi and rice, and then you can add in whatever you want to the mix - like mangoes, avocado, and edamame beans. The possibilities are endless, TBH.

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12. You'll Want To Be Seen At Suwu

Nothing beats that natural sunlight👌🏼🌞 Seeya tonight!

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3581 St. Laurent

Throw on a tank-top, some jeans, a choker, your favorite kicks and you are officially ready to hit up Suwu for dinner! Not only are their drinks amazing, but you should definitely go there to check out their amazing food for a lowkey kind of night!

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13. You'll Want To Be Seen At Koa Lua

hawaiiiiii 🌟

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A little taste of Hawaii in Montreal 🌺🌴

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1446 Saint-Catherine St W / 1212 Union Ave

Koa Lua just screams VACATION! This reaturant is like a lowkey secret vacation spot for you and your BFFS to chill and eat dinner at! The ambiance is bright AF and perfect for a A1 night out.

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14. You'll Want To Be Seen At Agrikol

Toujours eu un faible pour les belles toilettes #Agrikol #jemefondsdansledecor #montreal

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1844 Amherst

Enjoy the hot spring weather at Agrikol's lowkey garden terasse, or stay inside and be amazing by their wall of liquors! Either way, I promise that you will have a lowkey dinner with you fam. Plus, there bathroom is totally famous!

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15. You'll Want To Be Seen At Terrasse Place D'armes

On Saturday nights we throw down the sickest beats! #Music #DJ #Party #Summernights #Montreal #MtlMoments #TerrassePlaceDarmes

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55 Saint-Jacques Street, 8th floor

If you love skylines and delicious (but a bit $$$) food on a hot summer night or cool spring evenining, then Terrasse Place D'armes is the perfect place for you! This restaurant is lowkey in the sense that it's a rooftop terrasse, great drinks, and amazing food!

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16. You'll Want To Be Seen At La Belle Et La Boeuf

#baranimal #montreal

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kangaroo meets beaver 🇦🇺🇨🇦

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1620 Rue Ste-Catherine O

If you and your squad just absolutely loves sangria, then La Belle Et La Boeuf is the place for you! There are over 6 different flavours that each of your BFF's can get and trust me, they are delicious! This is a great place to have some drinks and laugh with your squad for a lowkey night with delicious poutines and Mac n' Cheese!

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17. You'll Want To Be Seen At La Habanera

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Alright, for a 514% lowkey night,  you guys really need to check out this Cuban restaurant in downtown Montreal. The food is BOMB, the decor has a modern twist, and their drinks are pretty insane! Plus, everyone wants a lowkey pictures in front of the famous neon sign: all you need is love and mojitos. 

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Emily D Emily is currently studying Art History at McGill, but art isn't her only passion! She is also a self-proclaimed cactus whisperer who loves flowers, crab cakes and trying new things.