Today, we're talking about the Ahuntsic-Cartierville neighborhood on the north end of the island of Montreal. With a large immigrant population, it is unsurprising to find an incredible diversity of restaurants, stores, and cultural events.
In addition to the beautiful parks and heritage sites, we invite you to discover the culinary diversity of this neighborhood.
Promenade Fleury is the most important commercial artery in the borough. Many restaurants, cafés, and bars in the article are located there.
Have fun exploring!
234 Rue Fleury O, Montréal, H3L 1T7
A neighborhood wine bar with a wonderful quality of imported wines and ingredients, one spends lovely evenings there every time. The menu changes with the seasons and the chef's inspiration and a sommelier concocts a wonderful wine pairing to go with the dishes.
196 Rue Fleury O, Montréal, H3L 1T5
From the same owners, as Cerise mentioned above, the Cavistes are well-known in the neighborhood. They offer several 2.5-hour wine-tasting workshops that allow you to learn more about vineyards and food and wine pairings. Since 2012, they have been on the prestigious Wine Spectator list. Visit for lunch or dinner for an unpretentious yet memorable experience.
5751 Boulevard Gouin O, Montréal, H4J 1E2
One of Ahuntsic's undisputed references in terms of sushi, Zenbu is renowned for its beautiful platters, its grills, and its relaxed atmosphere. Select your favorite bottle of wine and bring it with you on your visit.
1185 Rue Fleury E, Montréal, H2C 1P5
Much more than a simple "bring your own wine", Millen is a unique experience with each visit. Chef-owner Jérémie Gélinas-Roy places great importance on the use of local products, the quality of ingredients, and designing a seasonal menu of 7 or 9 courses that will highlight them.
5393 Boulevard Gouin O, Montréal, H4J 1C7
It is right in front of Sacré-Coeur Hospital that you will be able to enjoy these magnificent pizzas, pasta bowls, and fried squids. From Monday to Thursday, different promotions are offered on the pizzas.
124 Rue Fleury O, Montréal, H3L 1T4
A French bistro with Peruvian and Latin influences, Madre is a neighborhood favorite. They have an impressive wine list with multiple organic wine options. The menu is designed by Chef Mario Navarrete Jr. who makes sure to offer dishes filled with flavor.
1004 Rue du Marché Central, Montréal, H4N 1K2
Serving an elevated version of Lebanese cuisine, Zyara offers an a la carte tasting menu, brunch, and for groups. When you visit, feel free to order several mezzes, dishes or platters to share around the table. Brunch is offered every Sunday.
1575 Rue Fleury E, Montréal, H2C 1S7
European bistro with a cozy atmosphere, you can go there with friends, colleagues, or family. Their specialties are Black Angus beef flank steak, fish and chips, duck confit parmentier, and grilled halloumi cheese. Accompany it all with a cocktail, Quebec beer, and/or privately imported wine. Don't miss their 2 beautiful terraces in summer. Follow their social media, they have several evenings with special promotions.
1340 Rue Fleury E, Montréal, H2C 1R3
Café bistro opened in 1985, they have carved out a place for themselves in the hearts of the people of Ahuntsic. An unpretentious place serving good food day and night, they were among the first to introduce this concept back then! Recently, they even offer vegan and gluten-free options on their menus.
1145 Rue Fleury E, Montréal, H2C 1P9
A café-bistro serving French cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere, Petit Flore is inspired by Le Flore in Paris. As in France, an à l'ardoise menu is offered at lunch and dinner in addition to the à la carte menu. Lunches are served all day, which is not common. Use their catering service for your special events.