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Article: Montreal Restaurants Serving Up the Best of Lobster Season

Montreal Restaurants Serving Up the Best of Lobster Season

Lobster Season 2024 Ends in June, Don't Miss Out!

By updated: May 15, 2024
Montreal Restaurants Serving Up the Best of Lobster Season

As the end of the lobster season in Quebec approaches in June 2024, Montreal transforms into a true paradise for enthusiasts of this crustacean.

The city, known for its culinary diversity, offers a plethora of places to enjoy lobster in all its forms.

From classic lobster rolls to innovative dishes like lobster poutine, Montreal restaurants highlight the freshness and quality of locally caught lobsters.

This article explores the best spots in Montreal to fully enjoy the lobster season, focusing on original creations and local cuisine must-haves. Discover unique places where every bite celebrates Quebec's rich lobster fishing tradition.

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4007 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, H2W 2M4

View More (514) 840-5015

In the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, Josephine stands out with its selection of lobster ravioli, combining bisque, ricotta, and lemon, and its generous seafood platters. Chef Vincent Desaulniers, inspired by his travels, offers a unique dining experience by mixing local and international flavors. Known for its friendly atmosphere and modern decor bathed in natural light, it is a top choice for outings with friends or as a couple.

Lobster Montreal 2024


438 Rue McGill, Montréal, H2Y 2G1

View More (514) 878-1555


At Helena, located in Old Montreal, Chef Helena Loureiro celebrates the lobster season with refined and simple recipes. With the opening of the fishing season in Gaspésie, the restaurant offers fresh Quebec lobster, often grilled with piri-piri garlic sauce. The modern and warm atmosphere of the place, combined with the authentic flavor of Portuguese dishes, makes it a must-visit for lovers of good food and wine.

Lobster Montreal 2024


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Shack du Pêcheur, located in La Prairie and Boucherville, offers a menu rich in seafood delights. With dishes like lobster poutine, lobster mac & cheese, lobster tails and claws, or lobster rolls on brioche bread, each choice promises a tasty experience. Also enjoy the seafood platter, ideal for sharing during convivial moments.

Lobster Montreal 2024


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Lobster enthusiasts, rejoice! Portovino Ristorante, with locations in Brossard, Laval, and Decarie, is about to launch an exquisite selection of lobster dishes. Carefully prepared by Chef Vijay Raja, these dishes promise a memorable experience. Whether for a special evening, a business dinner, or just to satisfy a craving for fresh lobster, Portovino is your destination.

Lobster Montreal 2024


1250 Boulevard Robert-Bourrassa, Montréal, H3B 3A8

View More (438) 386-9088

East Pan Asian offers a rewarding experience with specialties like SIU MAI, combining lobster, shrimp, pork, and shiitake, as well as a revisited lobster pad Thai. Inspired by old Shanghai, this place mixes modernity with historical elements, creating the perfect setting for post-work gatherings. The place is also renowned for its exotic cocktail menu, designed by Lawrence Picard.

Lobster Montreal 2024


5002 Chemin de la Cote-des-Neiges, Montréal, H3V 1G6

View More (514) 731-4128


At Duc de Lorraine in Outremont, indulge in the finest Nova Scotia lobster. Try the Lobster Benedictine, consisting of two poached eggs on a bagel, fresh lobster, hollandaise sauce, truffle oil, and cream cheese, accompanied by roasted potatoes and fresh fruit. The Lobster Risotto, drizzled with truffle oil and sprinkled with parmesan, will also delight your palate. This venue, known for its traditional French pastries, brunches, and top-quality ingredients, is a must-visit.

Lobster Montreal 2024


3165 Rue Rachel E, Montréal, H1W 1A3

View More (514) 521-0777

At Labarake Caserne à Manger in Rosemont enjoy lobster bisque or lobster ravioli enhanced with saffron sauce and peas, topped with parmesan shavings. A former fire station transformed into a trendy spot, this restaurant offers a chic industrial atmosphere with a beautiful terrace for sunny days.

Lobster Montreal 2024


200 Rue Jean-Talon E, Montréal, H2R 1S7

View More (438) 380-8699

At Palomar, located at Jean-Talon Market, try the lobster French toast with half a lobster, poached eggs, and Béarnaise sauce, or opt for the lobster roll on brioche bread, lobster poached in butter, enhanced with dill, chives, and mayonnaise. Palomar specializes in dry-aged fish and offers a refined selection of seafood.

Lobster Montreal 2024


98 Rue Laurier O, Montréal, H2T 2N4

View More (514) 279-3555

At Kabinet, in the Mile End at the corner of Laurier and Saint-Urbain, savor an exceptional lobster roll, made with bread from Boulangerie O. Petit Paris and Tulsi Farm salad. This bistro offers a local touch with inspiration from the 1970s French brasseries, providing rich and varied dishes, from salads to small plates, along with an exquisite selection of caviars and wines.

Lobster Montreal 2024


39 Rue St-Paul E, Montréal, H2Y 1G2

View More (514) 866-3175

Enjoy fresh lobster linguini or opt for boiled or grilled lobster, accompanied by wild rice and garlic spinach at Vieux-Port Steakhouse, located in the heart of Old Montreal. For a special touch, add a grilled half lobster to your dish. Enjoy the summer on the lush garden terrace, a perfect setting for a sunny meal surrounded by greenery and flowers, with the stone walls of historic buildings as a backdrop.

Lobster Montreal 2024


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At Toujours Mikes, from May 6th to August 4th, enjoy a special selection of dishes featuring Gaspesian lobster. Discover 7 delicious creations, from creamy bisque to gratin linguini, refreshing rolls, and breakfast dishes rich in lobster.

Lobster Montreal 2024


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

View More (514) 954-2261

At Rosélys, located in the Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth Hotel, discover the seafood platter, a feast dedicated to lobster season. Each bite celebrates the delights of the ocean. This bistro evolves from morning to night, offering an experience that blends French and English influences, reminiscent of Montreal's golden years.

Lobster Montreal 2024


484 Chemin Bord-du-Lac Lakeshore, Ouest-de-l'Île (Montréal), H9S 2A8

View More (514) 631-7074

At Restaurant Bellissimo in Dorval, for $35, choose from dishes featuring lobster, such as whole crushed lobster with pasta, half lobster with grilled chicken, half lobster and shrimp Fra Diavolo, or half lobster and lobster ravioli. Offering an immersion in Italian specialties, with a vast choice of pasta, grilled meats and seafood, accompanied by a rich selection of over 100 wines. And when the weather's nice, enjoy our spacious terrace!

Lobster Montreal 2024


630 Rue de Courcelles, Montréal, H4C 3C5

View More (514) 906-2527

Discover Estelle, in the heart of Saint-Henri in Montreal, where you can enjoy a lobster tartare enhanced with saffron aioli and accompanied by ratte chips. Set in a renovated historic garage, Estelle offers a modern interpretation of Italian cuisine.

Lobster Montreal 2024


94 Rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, H2Y 1G6

View More (514) 876-4261

At Pincette Bar à Homard in Old Montreal, enjoy specialties such as lobster poutine, lobster pasta, and lobster mac and cheese. Also enjoy classics like lobster rolls and whole lobster, all in the ambiance of an East Coast chic shack.

Lobster Montreal 2024


3615 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montréal, H2X 1V5

View More (514) 842-6447

At Maestro S.V.P., located on Saint-Laurent Boulevard, lobster reigns supreme on the menu. This welcoming bistro, with a tradition of over 32 years, offers specialties such as lobster mac & cheese, grilled, boiled, or Thermidor lobster, and a massive seafood platter. A must-visit for lovers of marine flavors.

Lobster Montreal 2024


4922 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, H3Z 1H3

View More (438) 924-9421

At Guilt & Ivy in Westmount, enjoy a variety of dishes featuring lobster, such as lobster poutine, hot butter lobster roll, or lobster ravioli served with brown butter sauce. Also discover "The King's Holiday," a whole lobster accompanied by homemade macaroni cheese, and a seafood risotto. This restaurant, specializing in seafood and grills, is a must-visit for exquisite dishes in Montreal.

Lobster Montreal 2024

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