We often associate a tasty, hot and comforting soup with colder days, but did you know that soup is also a popular dish in many countries in the middle of a heat wave?
The variety of soups found in Montreal represents its diverse and flavorful population.
We have gathered 10 soups from 10 different origins. Enjoy your exploration!
1006, boul. St-Laurent, Montréal, H2Z 9Y9
Beef noodles - China
With about 20 seats, Lan Zhou's Noodles is a trendy place in Chinatown known for its famous soups. You will even see handmade noodles hanging as you look through the windor. You choose the size of noodles and the meat of your choice, and let the magic happen!
4185, rue Drolet, Montréal, H2W 2L5
Ramen - Japan
Absolutely everything at Yokato Yokobai is made on the spot without any MSG. They are known for their comforting ramen broth, noodles, and meat marinated for several hours. The beauty is that you can choose your broth, amount of salt, type of noodles, protein, and toppings.
4524, boul. St-Laurent, Montréal, H2T 1R4
Matzo ball soup - Jewish soup
Hof Kelsten in addition to being a wonderful bakery that supplies many of the city's restaurants also produces the traditional Jewish soup: Matzo. These are unleavened bread dumplings mixed with beaten eggs, water, and fat, such as oil, margarine, or chicken fat, it is a comforting delight.
A dozen different soups - Thailand
In Thailand, the temperature is 30 degrees and more all year round, despite this, you will find soup vendors on every corner. At Mae Sri restaurant, you will find a dozen different recipes that will make you feel several miles away.
4350, rue Notre Dame O, Montréal, H4C 2W6
Soupe de tortillas - Mexique
Of course, the tacos are more than excellent at Tacos Frida, but have you tried their pozole soup? This traditional Mexican soup is worth the detour with its guajillo broth and homemade shredded pork. Tasty and will accompany your tacos perfectly.
3807, rue St-André, Montréal, H2L 3V9
Soupe Pho - Vietnam
This Plateau Mont-Royal bistro is a warm place with tasty grilled meat dishes and Tonkinese soups. The pho soup is made with a rich broth of beef, rice noodles, and onion and then you add to taste! Other choices of soups are also available like Tom Yum and Wonton.
38, rue Beaubien E, Montréal, H2S 1P8
Onion Soup - France
More than just a neighborhood restaurant, it's run by renowned chef David Angus Ferguson who makes sure to serve up comfort food every time. There's a reason why it has some of the best onion soup in the city, it's tasty and delicious.
1720, rue St-Patrick, Montréal, H3K 1A7
Beef Noodle Soup - Taiwan
Beef noodle soup is a Taiwanese dish by excellence: beef, fresh noodles, a very aromatic broth, bok choi, coriander, and fermented mustard leaves. The taste is rich, spicy, and tangy. The Canting is the best place to try it in Montreal.
1228, rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, H2X 3J6
Cooking all their homemade soups with organic products, Soupe St-Denis offers a wide variety of soups from around the world. Under the appearance of a neighborhood café, you will be charmed by its warmth.
Soupe Dahl - Inde
Dahl soup comes from India and is made of lentil daal, onions, tomatoes, ginger, and spices. Sana's two locations have succeeded in reproducing the authentic flavors of this traditional Indian soup. Don't hesitate to add other dishes, everything is delicious.