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Dive into Deliciousness: Montreal Restaurants Serving Up Stellar Snow Crab

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By updated: Apr 09, 2024
Dive into Deliciousness: Montreal Restaurants Serving Up Stellar Snow Crab
Please note: 1 restaurant(s) in this article closed since our last update: Bar à Vin Pullman Wine Bar - 3424 Avenue du parc

Discover the excitement of Quebec's limited snow crab season in Montreal in 2024, a moment eagerly awaited by seafood lovers. The fishing season began on March 24th in zone 17, and this fresh delicacy is available in fishmongers as early as April, to delight palates until the end of the season in June.

This delicate variety of crab, prized by fishmongers and restaurateurs alike, is a culinary treasure trove sought after the world over. Its worldwide renown rests on its exquisite flavor and succulent texture, making snow crab a symbol of prestige on the international gastronomic scene. Every year, connoisseurs flock to taste this luxury delicacy.

Nicknamed for its first catch of the year, snow crab is a beloved tradition among Montreal seafood lovers. This year is no exception, and connoisseurs rejoice at this time of year when the delicate, succulent flavors of snow crab are at their peak.

Despite a healthy stock, fishing quotas are on the decline, making this rarity even more precious to gourmets. However, many Montreal restaurants have managed to procure this maritime delicacy and are offering creative dishes featuring snow crab.

Don't miss this opportunity to feast on the best that Montreal has to offer when it comes to seafood. Indulge in the delicate, refined flavors of Quebec snow crab at these carefully selected restaurants.


Read also:Montreal Restaurants Serving Up the Best of Lobster Season

JOSÉPHINE

4007 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, H2W 2M4

View More (514) 840-5015

At Restaurant Joséphine, discover the art of snow crab, featured in their seafood platters, adding an artistic touch. Offering various platter sizes, from small to Joséphine, they complement their bistro cuisine with a variety of marine delights.

Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

SORTEZ LES CANONS

3 Rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Beloeil, J3G 2T8

View More (450) 281-2303

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At Sortez les canons!, savor snow crab with strawberries, daikon, and tarragon on the evening menu. Enjoy simple and market-fresh cuisine, paired with a selection of organic and natural wines, with accessible food and wine pairings in Beloeil.Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

BAR À VIN PULLMAN WINE BAR

3424 Avenue du parc, Montréal, H2X 2H5

View More (514) 288-7779

At Pullman Wine Bar, enjoy snow crab with aioli. Since 2004, this downtown Montreal venue has been dedicated to the art of wine tasting. In a sophisticated decor, enjoy a relaxed atmosphere as you savor cheeses, charcuterie, and small plates, from afternoon to late evening. In fact, they've announced an imminent closing date of May 18, which is all the more reason to visit and enjoy their last snow crab season!

Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

MUCCA

236 Rue St-Zotique E, Montréal, H2S 1L1

View More (438) 375-3033

At Mucca, taste snow crab cicchetti in Montreal's Little Italy neighborhood. Respect for animals and nature guides their cuisine with homemade pasta and bread, using local ingredients.Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

TUCK SHOP

4662 Rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, H4C 1S6

View More (514) 439-7432

At Tuck Shop, enjoy snow crab supplied by Épicerie Mange-Tout until stocks run out. Enjoy refined seasonal cuisine in Saint-Henri, in a small restaurant showcasing local products.

Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

LE MOLIÈRE PAR MOUSSO

1560 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, H2X 3K3

View More (514) 849-9907

At Molière par Mousso, discover the long-awaited arrival of fresh and delicious St. Lawrence snow crab! A sensational Parisian brasserie in the Latin Quarter was recently honored by Air Canada among the 30 best new restaurants in Canada.Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

CHEZ VICTOIRE

1453 Avenue du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, H2J 1Z1

View More (514) 521-6789

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The snow crab season is underway at Chez Victoire with their famous Rimouski crab salad, garnished with strawberries, leeks, rhubarb, pistachio, dill, and ravigote. The atmosphere at this Plateau French bistro is relaxed and friendly.Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

GIA VIN & GRILL

1025 Rue Lenoir, Montréal, H4C 2Z6

View More (438) 397-9000

Visit Gia Vin & Grill and discover the Snow Crab Misticanza, specially offered at lunchtime. Nestled next to the RCA house, Gia offers no-frills cuisine in a friendly atmosphere for everything from lunch to evenings with friends.Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

CHEZ DELMO

275 Rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, H2Y 1T8

View More (514) 288-4288

Chez Delmo welcomes the return of Quebec snow crab, deliciously prepared on a bed of daikon and cucumber. Staying true to tradition, they've been offering artisanal lobster bisque and impeccably fresh fish since 1934.

Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

HUIS CLOS

7659 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, H2R 2E7

View More (514) 419-8579

At Huis Clos, it's snow crab season! Enjoy this delicacy at an affordable price, at $15 per portion with homemade sauces and lemon. A wine bar in Villeray offers a constantly evolving selection to accompany a French and Italian menu combining land and sea.Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

KITCHEN GALERIE

60 Rue Jean-Talon E, Montréal, H2R 1S5

View More (514) 315-8994

At Kitchen Galerie, watch for new creations prepared with snow crab by Chef Vinny. Located near the Jean-Talon Market, this restaurant offers cuisine focused on fresh and seasonal products.Snow Crab Season 2024 Montreal

Check out all the restaurants serving fish and seafood, here.

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