Tartares can be composed of an infinite possibility of ingredients to make them unique and tasty. Whether with fish or red meat, they are always appreciated with a generous portion of fries or a refreshing salad.
This Montreal landmark offers the finest corn-fed USDA Prime beef, aged and cut daily and a mouth-watering array of fresh fish, seafood and lobster… But what you may not know is that they also offer two fantastic tartares (steak and tuna), hand cut and prepared tableside! Their best kept secret!
Biiru is a beautiful Japanese bistro located downtown, on City Councillors Street, hidden in the shadow of St-James church, a few steps from Ste-Catherine Street. Although everything on their menu is delicious, their amazing spicy salmon tartare, served on sushi rice with avocado and nori is a must. Be sure to try it!
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L'Express is no longer a secret for anyone who loves good French cuisine in Montreal, or a late night dinner. This French restaurant located on Saint-Denis Street offers classic dishes executed to perfection, and of course a very classic but amazing beef tartare that will surpass your expectations.
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Located in heart of Montreal’s Golden Square Mile, and very popular among the business clientele, Le Pois Penché offers fine dining and an impressive wine selection. On the menu, three delicious hand chopped tartares are available for order; salmon, classic beef and Italian beef. Yum!
This charming bistro on Beaubien Street is sure to seduce anyone who is eating there for the first time, thanks to their professional wait staff, the pleasant atmosphere and the delicious bistro food they serve. Enjoy their "Tartares Mondays", where beef, tuna or salmon tartares are offered at a special price!
Quartier Général is by far one of the best BYOB restaurants of our city. Not to be missed, their tartare of the moment, constantly changing over the weeks, and always delicious.
This microbrewery offers not only very good beer, but also a food menu that will surprise you and certainly won't leave you hungry. We usually find a salmon tartare and beef tartare option, even though their recipe changes occasionally, you won't ever be disappointed!
Grinder restaurant is well known to the people living in the Griffintown neighborhood and surrounding area. They serve a nice selection of meat and fish, perfect for tartars; salmon, duck, beef and tuna are prepared with care and love so you can enjoy fresh and unique tartares.
This very cool looking diner has made its mark since its opening a little over two years ago now. They receive you in an unpretentious ambiance, where a French inspired menu awaits you. Their beef tartare, true to the same recipe since the beginning, is very classic, but oh so tasty! We love it especially for its subtle truffle taste!
Located on Saint-Denis street, Hachoir offers one of the largest selections of burgers and tartares in town! You can choose one single tartare or even try the trio (beef, salmon, tuna).
This resto-bar in Varennes offers a tavern-style menu of burgers, fish'n chips, steak, and other delicious comfort food. L'Enclave is part of this list because six tartares are available on their menu including a « tartare of the moment » that changes regularly allowing you to discover new ways to enjoy tartares!
CRU - Oyster Bar in Saint- Lambert, offers a very creative menu. A variety of seafood and fish and a selection of tartares and aged meats. The name says it all, raw is their speciality!
In the heart of Saint-Lambert, Le Bidon Taverne Culinaire is the perfect place to enjoy Montreal bistronomy. The menu consists of updated bistro classics (specialty meat and fish) and dishes on the menu board change daily. Of these, two unique choices of tartares are offered, one salmon and one beef.