Montreal has a wide variety of Resto Bars where you can quench your thirst while enjoying a good meal. More than ever, it's time to support your favorite bars and restaurants by visiting them after being closed for several months!
Happy bar reopening to all! 🥂
Newly opened on Wellington Street in Verdun, this Japanese brasserie offers a nice cocktail menu as well as a great choice of wines and sakes. The menu is of high quality and focuses on raw products. The concept behind Izakaya is to order several dishes and share them among the guests. We recommend you to do this with the following options: chirashi don, duck mazemen, gyudon, the assortment of sashimi, or agedashi tofu! Reserve your seat on their website!
Located on Notre-Dame near the Atwater Market, this restaurant has a great reputation for brunch, cocktails, and a great atmosphere at all times! The place is a mix of French bistro and American diner. You will find pasta with truffles, burgers, trout rillettes, beef tartar, or snails in a shell with parsley and garlic butter. All you have to do is choose your drink of choice from a selection of wines and cocktails! Reserve on their website.
In the heart of Old Montreal, SeaSalt offers a menu reminiscent of the seaside. Seafood products are honored with several options such as the lobster kebab, mussels, seafood salad, clam bake, fish burger, or salmon steak. The different cocktails are all equally refreshing. Reservations are recommended via their website.
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Farsides is located in Old Montreal and represents an excellent fusion between Hawaiian and Thai cuisine also called Thaiwaiian. Inspired by the Tiki Bar, we find an original and impressive cocktail menu! The coco poké represented here gives an idea of the creativity and freshness of the dishes. Other options include papaya salad, fried chicken hat yai, pad thai, seafood boil, or Hawaiian French toast dessert. Reservations are possible on their website.
Bar Ganadara is located downtown near Guy Concordia and represents the perfect fusion between Korean and Montreal cuisine. From Tuesday to Sunday, it has a vibrant atmosphere. Cocktails start at $8 with original recipes. You can also eat well with several dishes to share such as tteokbokki, different poutines, lamb skewers, a whole vacuum-packed chicken, udon noodles, salads, different sashimi platters, or the famous Korean dessert bingsu! Reservations are highly recommended.
This brewery is in Rosemont and offers a casual place to eat well while having fun! They show the different sports games, have specials depending on the day of the week and have a great terrace! Whether it's for the great cocktail menu, the different beers, or the quality pub food, you'll have a great time at La Barbière!
With two locations, one in Mile End and one in Old Montreal, both offer festive terraces and dining rooms. Enjoy tacos with one of their house cocktails. There are also seafood platters, grilled octopus, fish ceviches, salads, and oysters! Reserve your table on their website!
Les Brasseurs de Montréal is located in the heart of Griffintown and offers the perfect break after a day of work! Not only can you grab a beer brewed on-site, but they have a menu that is well worth a visit. Options for munchies like fries, fish taco, bacon sausage, or mac and cheese are available. If you're craving healthy food, opt for tasty salads. In terms of meals, you will have the choice between a club panini, poutine, cheeseburger, or salmon tartar! Reservations are possible on their website.
Conveniently located on the 3rd floor of the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT), Labo Culinaire Foodlab offers refined, uncluttered, comforting, and responsible cuisine! They source their food from local farms and producers and even have a rooftop garden! The wine list is 100% organic and the cocktails are inspired by local distilleries. They are open from Wednesday to Saturday!
If you're in Verdun or on Promenade St-Hubert, we suggest you stop by La Bêtise for a drink and/or food! The tapas are explosive for all kinds of palettes, inventive main courses, elaborate and original wine lists, and cocktails. You can eat oysters, squid salad, edamame with truffle oil, fried cauliflower, lamb dumplings, or the sea platter to share.
Open every day from 4 pm to 3 am, they have a wide selection of wines, beers, and cocktails. They also do brunch drinks on Sundays. Several small bites and dish options are available such as a smoked mackerel spread, duck tartar, bourgots, lobster guédille, or a 12-inch hot dog. A simple menu, but so well executed! And what can we say about the unique decor with a panoply of objects each as fascinating as the next?
Bar Pamplemousse is a Caribbean-influenced gastropub located in the Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal. From 3-6 pm, it's happy hour with a special on oysters! The food is excellent with options such as hot oysters, shrimp cocktail, deep-dish pizza in the wood oven, sandwiches (jerk chicken or plantain), jerk chicken, Caribbean mac & cheese, yuca fries, or the fried pineapple donut. Several beers from different Quebec microbreweries, house cocktails, and bottles of wine.
Le Shaker has locations across Quebec and offers a distinct culinary experience with 12 choices of tartar and tataki (available as appetizers, meals or poke bowls), a wide variety of gourmet burgers, and about 30 mixology cocktails, including a section dedicated to Quebec microdistilleries. The amazing atmosphere is there in each of their terraces or dining rooms. If you are a fan of sangrias, they have a great variety of recipes in individual or pitcher format!
In the heart of Old Montreal, the Bistro-Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises is a gem to discover! They make and sell their beers as well as having private craft beer imports. On the menu, you will find game meats cooked in their smokehouse! Let yourself be tempted by a burger, the nuns' poutine, their ribs, or the salmon steak!
Largely known for their beers, one should not forget the food aspect when visiting them! The menu is very simple but made with quality ingredients from local producers. Whether it's their fried chicken, the falafel sandwich, Anicet's honey-lime popcorn chicken, the potato salad with bacon from La Ferme des 4 Temps, or the fries, everything is delicious! The terrace is sublime and perfect for a nice evening with friends!