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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Poutine Place
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“You want to try a Quebec favourite? This is one of the best places to grab an amazing Poutine at any time of day”
  • 566 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The best smoked meat in Montreal. Waiting in line is part of the experience!”
  • 455 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“There are two types of bagels: New York style and Montreal. In Montreal there are two bagel houses that started the tradition. St. Viateur is my favourite bagel place, chevy, deliciously sweet, and great flavours, freshly baked 24/7.”
  • 324 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“Many argue that Fairmount Bagel has been serving the best Montreal bagels since 1919, whereas others prefer St-Viateur, open since 1957, just around the corner.”
  • 290 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Best place for the avid beer-lover! If you like experimenting, this historical local brewery is the place to try!”
  • 269 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“It is one of the BEST brunch place in Montreal. I Suggest you go there earlier in the morning to avoid a huge lineup. ”
  • 184 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Famous vegan resto is known for their végé salad bowls. You can expect an outdoor line-up unless you are lucky! ”
  • 215 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“If you only eat at one upscale restaurant in Montreal, this is the one that you cannot miss. Though prices skew higher here, the generous portion sizes and quality of the ingredients make Au Pied de Cochon a great value.”
  • 173 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“A darling of the Montreal food scene for good reason. Pricey but worth it- reservations required very well in advance.”
  • 200 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Not exactly a brewery. It's a pub. It's got a great collection of spirits, and they have the local beer Bierbrier. English and English-inspired food and a great atmosphere - basically I try not to go here very often because I never want it to become 'the corner bar' or too pedestrian, when it's really within 300 m of home. On football or other championship days, they'll open the screens for people to watch the games, but they decidedly are NOT a sports bar where the screens are tuned 24/7 to something that distracts you from your friends and the people around you.”
  • 163 locals recommend
Poutine Place
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“Poutine again. My recommendation : choose the smashed potatoes (house specialty, soooo good)”
  • 137 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Microbrewery beer bar! They have over 40 different beers on tap and a comfort food menu. There is also a nice little terrasse for warmer days during summer. One of our go-to place for a catch-up conversation with our friends.”
  • 187 locals recommend
Spa
“Relaxing spa with Scandinavian baths set on an anchored boat in the Old Port. Soak in the whirlpool while taking in breathtaking views of the city. A great break for weary travelers!”
  • 149 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“One of the best nightclubs (older crowd) don't worry of bumping into younger teenagers! ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Just walk . The action on Crescent street is one block away, between Rene levesque and Sherbrooke street. Cafes, Bars, Restaurants, Nightclubs, street festivals in the summer”
  • 106 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Get here early because the place fills up quickly during lunch hour. Located in the heart of Old Montreal, it's a delicious lunch spot. The cuban sandwich is a must-have if you eat meat!!! ”
  • 124 locals recommend