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CITYArticle: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas - Holiday Guide 2023

Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas - Holiday Guide 2023

Traditional & Creative Options to Suit All Tastes

By updated: Dec 04, 2023
Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas - Holiday Guide 2023
See related results: Greater Montreal Holiday Christmas Menus Restaurants

In anticipation of the holiday season, Montreal restaurants open their doors for memorable Christmas meals.

Featuring festive menus with seasonal ingredients such as turkey, smoked salmon, and foie gras, and festive drinks like champagne, these establishments create a warm, decorated atmosphere for an unforgettable evening.

Each place offers a unique Christmas gastronomic experience, including vegetarian options to satisfy all palates, from festive brasseries to Christmas dance dinners.

Explore our exclusive guide to open restaurants in Montreal and its surroundings for celebrating Christmas in 2023.


5064 Avenue Papineau, Montréal, H2H 1V8

View More  (514) 510-6234

Plein Sud offers a warm experience inspired by southern France and Corsica cuisine. Chef Laura's Christmas menu features delights such as squash velouté, muscat scallops on leeks, braised beef, herb-crusted salmon, and a vegetarian option of stuffed sweet potato. Desserts include lemon and speculoos cheesecake. Exclusive wine cellar and Corsican cocktails add a festive touch. 

 Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


Le Pois Penché

1230 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, Montreal, H3G 1M2

View More  (514) 667-5050

Le Pois Penché invites you to celebrate under the glow of Golden Square Mile's sparkling lights on Dec 25 for Brunch & Christmas dinner à la carte as well as Dec 26 to 30 for Brunch & dinner. Founded in 2007, Le Pois Penché is downtown Montreal's favorite Parisian brasserie and a social hub for locals and global travelers. The restaurant stands out for its French comfort food with Montreal accents, meticulous and warm hospitality, and elegant decor that will make you immediately feel at home.


4306 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, H2J 2K8

View More  (514) 824-5955

Azalea Buvette Caviste Terrasse presents a Persian-inspired Christmas menu at $55/person, including a choice of soups, 5 varied tapas, and a selection of desserts.

Founded by Fanny Esfahani and her daughter Azalia, the restaurant highlights the richness of world cuisine created with passion and solidarity. Three partners have transformed this place into a buvette-caviste, offering tasty and convivial Persian "mezze."

 Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


5308 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montréal, H2T 1S1

View More  (438) 387-6677

Caribou Gourmand in Mile-End offers a diverse Christmas menu. Starters include Bolton yak, turmeric arancini, gravlax heart, and house-made spiced rum foie gras. The main courses feature wild boar stew, cod fillet, mushroom orzotto, and confit duck thigh. Desserts include holiday chocolate art, snow dome, and pistachio and haskap small cloud.

Founded by French expatriates attached to their gourmet roots, Caribou Gourmand merges seasonal ingredients, and French and Quebec influences in a friendly atmosphere.


Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


900 Boulevard René-Lévesque O, Montréal, H3B 4A5

View More  (514) 954-2882

Marché Artisans, within the Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth Hotel, offers a downtown market highlighting fresh and local foods. Their Holiday Takeout includes the Artisans Box for 2 at $198, featuring festive dishes such as smoked salmon, beef Wellington, gratin dauphinois, and the award-winning Chef Jean-Marc Guillot's Embruns log.

Order in-store or online 48 hours in advance from December 13, 2023, to January 7, 2024.

Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


1041 Rue Bleury, Montréal, H2Z 1M7

View More  (514) 379-2003


Monème, located in the Monville Hotel, provides a customer-centric experience with cuisine inspired by French gastronomy. Their $84 per person Holiday buffet offers a variety of soups, salads, Quebec cheeses, and main courses such as chicken strips and pan-seared salmon, accompanied by desserts like Éclaircie's éclairs and a Yule log. Additionally, they offer a 3 or 4-course plated dinner for the Holidays.

 Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


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Since 2000, the Sushi Taxi group has been crafting unique recipes in about twenty restaurants across Quebec. The Holiday platter offers a selection of 50 pieces at $95, featuring creations like Maki Hawaï 4-0, Maki Rocky, Maki Fish'n chips, Maki Geisha, Hosomaki shrimp, Hosomaki salmon, mini pizza with northern shrimp and mango, Nigiri salmon tataki, and Nigiri tuna tataki. Accompaniments include 4 soy sauces, 4 Taxi sauces, wasabi, and ginger.

 Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


2440 Route des Laurentides, Laval, H7T 1X5

View More  (450) 687-2440

La Piazza, located in the Sheraton Laval hotel, invites you to a Christmas Eve dinner on December 24th at $159/person, with a live music duo. The menu includes soups, an antipasto platter, a cold buffet, a cheese platter, a gourmet hot table, a carving station, a pasta station, and desserts.

The Christmas brunch on December 25th at $159/person offers soups, antipasto platter, cold buffet, chef's poke, carving, healthy breakfast, pasta and hot table, Quebec breakfast, desserts, pastries, and bakeries.

Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


7161 Boulevard Cousineau, Saint-Hubert, J3Y 9K5

View More  (450) 486-4482

Le Marlow in Longueuil offers an elegant and relaxed atmosphere with an open kitchen. This charming restaurant serves refined and inventive dishes, constantly exploring new flavors and cooking methods. Christmas menus include a $50 lunch menu (braised beef cheek, pan-seared cod fillet, potato gnocchi with duck confit, bistro beef tartare, mini ice wine baba) and a $70 dinner menu (lightly smoked confit salmon, homemade black pudding pogo).

Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


426 Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, H2Y 3B3

View More  (514) 656-6000

Maggie Oakes, in the Hotel William Gray, emphasizes local products and ingredient freshness. The cuisine combines the finest Quebec products with quality meats and fish. The Christmas menu offers reimagined classics, including soup, appetizers, main courses, and desserts for $95. The festive brunch on December 25th presents a variety of comforting dishes in a buffet style, including eggs, charcuterie, cheese, rotisserie, fruits, pastries, and desserts. Enhance your meal with a delightful festive cocktail.

 Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


1030 Avenue Laurier O, Montréal, H2V 2K8

View More  (514) 279-7355

Chez Lévêque, a Parisian brasserie in the heart of Montreal for almost half a century, offers a timeless experience. The award-winning terrace, the young and dynamic team, and the classic French dishes create a warm atmosphere. The $75 lunch menu, served on December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st, 2024, offers 4 services. The dinner menu, served from December 17th, 2023, to January 1st, 2024, is unique on December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st, 2024, with a fresh oyster choice accompanied by Forget Brimont champagne by the glass or bottle, between $115 and $150, in 4 services.

Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas


1800 Boulevard de la Côte-Vertu, Montréal, H4L 2A6

View More  (514) 339-1188

Embark on a journey of unique flavors at Sawadika Festin Thailandais, combining classic bistro cuisine with a Thai and Sichuan twist. Indulge in authentic dishes skillfully blending spicy and sweet-sour elements. Offering over 60 choices in a tasting menu, relish in fine Thai and Sichuan cuisine. Bring your own wine and enjoy an all-you-can-eat menu on December 24th and 25th.

Holiday Guide 2023: Montreal Restaurants Open for Christmas

This comprehensive guide showcases a curated selection of Montreal's open restaurants for Christmas in 2023, providing diverse options for delightful festive dining experiences.

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