Whether you are looking to eat before or after your show, you will find plenty of options to have a drink and/or to eat in the Quartier des Spectacles.
Different atmospheres are available according to your preferences, ranging from fast food to some of the finest in Canada.
Browse the list below, consult with your fellow attendees, reserve your table, and have a memorable evening.
276, rue Ste-Catherine O, Montréal, H2X 2A1
For a tasty, creative, vegan meal right in the middle of the action, head to Lola Rosa in Place des Arts. It offers great burgers, nachos, lasagna, chili, and salads. This two-story restaurant allows you to follow the excitement of the area while eating.
1255, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montréal, H5B 1E5
Located in the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal we find the magnificent boreal restaurant Bivouac. The menu is made up of local Quebec ingredients, the cocktail menu is creative and the wine cellar will allow you to explore several select bottles. During summer, the terrace gives you the opportunity to follow the festivities from above. It is a must-visit for a unique evening.
1595, boul. St-Laurent, Montreal, H2X 2S9
Included in the prestigious list of the 100 best restaurants in Canada for several years, Bouillon Bilk is the neighborhood's gastronomic destination. Everything is thought out to the smallest detail: the presentation of the dishes, the selected ingredients, the combination of flavors, and the attentive service. Reservations by phone are mandatory.
1485, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montréal, H2X 1Z9
Held by the famous chef Paul Toussaint, Kamuy is located directly on the Place des Arts. The atmosphere reflects the idea of a traditional Caribbean market, with all its colors, flavors, art, music, flora, and festive nature. The menu changes with the seasons and the ingredients selected are always unique. In summer, a beautiful terrace allows you to experience the festivals from the front row.
1433, rue City Councillors, Montréal, H3A 2E4
This Japanese bistro will transport you to Tokyo for a meal. A perfect place to have a drink with friends, to eat some Japanese tapas, for a lunch or an evening service. The terrace is perfect to spend a nice moment when the weather allows it. Whether you are familiar with this concept or not, the staff will guide you in your choices to make your experience memorable.
175, rue Ste-Catherine O, Montréal, H2X 1Y9
This is a must-stop for any wine lover. The owners, Lyne Simard, and Pierre-Vincent R. Lemieux, will take you into their universe featuring local products that will go perfectly with the wines offered. Only a few steps away from the Place des Festivals, it is an excellent place to start or end your evening.
1201, boul. St-Laurent, Montréal, H2X 2S6
Located in the Society for Arts and Technology, the Culinary Lab offers a farm-to-table menu, a 100% organic wine list, inventive cocktails, and local beers. When you visit, enjoy the beautiful view of the city in summer and winter.
433, rue Mayor, Montreal, H3A 1N9
You will quickly be charmed by this café nestled in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles. The menu changes according to the seasons and the ingredients available. We go there for brunch, lunch, aperitif, supper, or a late-night drink. The team strongly recommends that you try their tasty pizzas or go for the brunch service.
1431, boul St-Laurent, Montréal, H2X 2S8
Little brother of Bouillon Bilk, Cadet is also a gourmet and gastronomic stop. Share several plates around the table, while enjoying one of their wonderful cocktails or glasses of wine. They are known for serving some of the best food and wine pairings in the city, so let's hear it!
1579, boul. St-Laurent, Montréal, H2X 2S9
If you're looking for a more casual atmosphere, Bar Pamplemousse is perfect for you. This Caribbean-influenced gastro-pub prepares everything in-house, even its succulent sauces (available for purchase). The place is ideal for a happy hour with friends/colleagues, a bite to eat before or after a show, or simply for a friendly end of the evening.
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