Some people like to eat out, but can't live without their favorite bottle when it comes to enjoying a good meal.
So we've decided to put together this list of "Bring Your Own Wine" restaurants so you can enjoy both in and around Montreal.
2601 Rue Centre, Montréal, H3K 1K2
A charming Laotian restaurant in the Saint-Henri neighborhood, chef-owner Natassia allows us to discover her native cuisine. Several dishes are offered with or without meat, which allows you to combine both options in the same meal. Whether it's for the à la carte menu or the discovery menu, we leave the table feeling like we have traveled filled with culinary discoveries. The food is meant to be shared between guests by combining several plates in the center of the table. Please don't be embarrassed to eat the rice and its condiments with your hands, that's how it's done in Laos. The terrace is charming with beautiful lights and greenery. Remember to reserve your place before going and let yourself be guided by the staff's recommendations!
1112 Boulevard maisonneuve E, Montréal, H2L 1Z5
Small neighborhood bistro on Maisonneuve in the Village, we find dishes that mix craftsmanship and local products. The main inspiration comes from the products of the St. Lawrence River, wild herbs, and flowers. The meats come from small farms and the vegetables from small market gardens. Consequently, the menu evolves according to the availability of products and the seasons. The plates are well presented and the service is welcoming. It is a must!
142 Avenue Fairmount O, Montréal, H2T 2M5
La Khaïma offers a very unique cuisine. It is the only place in Montreal where you can experience the nomadic cuisine of Mauritania. Originally from this region of Africa, the owner invites you to his enchanting restaurant with its thousand colors and flavors. You will eat on cushions as if you were in a tent in the desert. Large simmered dishes will be served to you so that you can share them with your table.
4005 Rue Ontario E, Montréal, H1W 1T1
We have to say that the bistro l'État-Major is definitely one of our favorites in Hochelaga. Every element of this place is carefully thought out so that you leave with a pleasant memory. The charming decor, the impeccable service, and the exquisite food, are all key elements that make this place a success. If you have the chance to sit at the two small seats in front of the kitchen, take advantage of it, because it is very interesting to witness the passionate work of the cooks.
917 Rue Rachel E, Montréal, H2J 2J2
Luna is a Korean restaurant on Rachel that has a great reputation! Serving traditional Korean cuisine with a modern touch, it is the ideal place to perfect your knowledge of this universe of flavors. The decor, service, and atmosphere are very warm. Do it again and again as a bring-your-own-wine restaurant!
2666 Rue Masson, Montréal, H1Y 2Y1
If you like unpretentious French bistros, you'll fall in love with Gaston. Located in the Rosemont district, you can enjoy your bottle of wine with fresh pasta dishes, seafood platters, and hearty meat dishes.
327 Avenue Duluth E, Montréal, H2W 1J1
Restaurant La Prunelle is definitely a little gem on Duluth Street and has been since 1999. With its nice decor and friendly atmosphere, you will certainly spend a pleasant moment in this establishment. Whether you are with friends or your loved one, let yourself be charmed by the "tasting" menu that is offered, to enjoy the delicious market cuisine inspired by various countries.
506 Avenue Duluth E, Montréal, H2L 1A7
You'll feel like you're on a journey when you step inside Khyber Pass: A journey where Afghan cuisine is the center of attention! There is no mistaking the authenticity when you know that it is an Afghan mother who carefully prepares in the kitchen, the dishes that you eat at Khyber Pass. You will leave full and happy to have tasted their special dishes, including the lamb which is incomparably tasty.
330 Rue Marie-Anne E, Montréal, H2W 1B1
As indicated in its name, this bring-your-own-wine restaurant is located on Marie Anne Street and will charm you with its Southwestern French cuisine. From duck confit to foie gras au torchon, homemade smoked salmon, and cassoulet, Le P'tit Plateau takes you on a journey to the very heart of Montreal. If you don't know what to bring, call the restaurant to find out the menu of the day and make the best combination!
450 Avenue Duluth E, Montréal, H2L 1A5
For the past 40 years, La Maison Grecque has been welcoming its customers on Duluth Street. The décor is warm and everything is reminiscent of an authentic Greek cuisine experience. Discover their specialties such as Moussaka, butterfly shrimp, squid, souvlaki, lamb, and filet mignon, and the menu offers gluten-free options and a menu adapted for groups. In summer, you can enjoy the beautiful terrace while in winter you can warm up by the fireplace. The restaurant has everything to charm you.
371 Rue Villeneuve E., Montréal, H2T 1M1
Between the Mont-Royal and Laurier stations, we find Monsieur B opened in 2002. They offer a bring-your-wine formula with high-quality cuisine. When you visit them, you have the choice between the à la carte menu or the discovery menu composed of 6 courses at $70 per person. The setting is intimate and promises great evenings with excellent service and a feast to remember.
361 Rue Émery, Montréal, H2X 1J2
Menthe et Couscous offers fine North African cuisine and is located in the heart of the Latin Quarter near St-Denis Street. There are so many culinary discoveries to be made there including different varieties of couscous, grilled meats, salads, brick, and the famous mint tea. Keep an eye on their social networks for upcoming Baladi dance events!
95 Boulevard Curé-Labelle, Sainte-Thérèse, J7E 2X6
Mito is a small and simple sushi restaurant located in Sainte-Thérèse that will please fish and grill lovers. You will find a wide variety of sushi of all types and all in freshness. What could be better than a nice plate of sushi with a good bottle of white wine?
Moghel Tandoori's two locations in St-Lambert and Longueuil are two of the South Shore's favorites for Indian food. Efforts have been made to make the seating comfortable, the décor beautiful and warm and the plates refined. The menu includes fresh local ingredients and specialty ingredients imported from abroad. Each of their specialties pays tribute to the fine Indian traditions of culinary arts. During the summer, they have beautiful terraces. Check out their listings on our site for multiple discount coupons that you can use on your next visit. Don't forget to make a reservation before you visit.
Portovino has two locations, one in the vibrant Dix-30 district and the other in the Quartier Laval which opened in 2021. It has a chic atmosphere, authentic Italian food, and rooms for special events. Offering a lunch menu and another for dinner, you will find many classics such as pizzas, plates of pasta, mussels, risotto, tartars, and grills. Take advantage of the brunch that is available every Sunday. At Portovino, you can enjoy a wide variety of dishes, made with homemade ingredients.
80 Rue St-Mathieu, Beloeil, J3G 6N7
Et Caetera in Old Beloeil is inspired by Latin, Greek, Middle Eastern, and Arabic cuisine. The restaurant is in an ancestral house and has three distinct spaces and a terrace. From lobster bisque to cod acras, from beef tagine with Moroccan spices to the chef's paella, there is a refreshing diversity that allows you to discover different cuisines in one meal. A must in the region!
219 Rue St-Jean, Vieux Longueuil, J4H 2X4
A small restaurant in Old Longueuil, Dur à Cuire offers a friendly setting where the cuisine is highlighted. The menu changes according to the chef's inspirations and is displayed on a slate. The must-try dishes of the place are the paella, the oysters Rockefeller and the blood sausage! Reservations are strongly recommended.
In Greenfield Park and Candiac, Uni Sushi has a reputation for being very popular. The quality and freshness of the sushi make all the difference. Whether it's for lunch, dinner or to go, you will find a wide variety of Japanese dishes and sushi. Let yourself be guided by the team who will advise you according to your preferences.
1970 Rue Léonard-de-Vinci, Sainte-Julie, J3E 1Y8
Recently opened by chef Ian Perreault, Les Cuisiniers offers simple, precise, and creative cuisine. Meats are cooked on charcoal, fish according to the mood of the cooks and slates are renewed every week. Moreover, they have a cellar to age their meat for a minimum of 45 days. Don't hesitate to ask which pieces are available when you visit. Every Sunday, children 12 and under eat free.
Bring Your Own Wine restaurants allow you to focus on food and allow you to be creative with your budget when choosing the right bottle of wine for your meal. These different addresses are living proof that you can find beautiful cards and this, even when alcohol is not sold there!
Find all the other BYOW in Montreal and its surroundings here.