If you’re a big foodie (Girl or Man), then there’s nothing you love more then discovering new places to eat! Whether it’s for a 5@7 with coworkers, lunch with the girls, night out in town or a cute spot to discover with your significant other, these restaurants have exactly what it takes to satisfy your craving in more ways than one!
Location: 464 McGill Street
Why? The décor for one! It has one of the cutest settings ever with swings, light fixtures you won’t be able to stop staring at and the list goes on! Their menu is 100% vegan, but you won’t even be able to tell because everything is delicious!
My Top Three: Kale Mac’n’cheese, Grilled Cheese Camrose Gnocchi Di Casa.
Location: 151 Saint-Paul Street West
Why? This place will have you thinking you’re having lunch at a Parisian Café. It’s absolutely gorgeous and you’ll be thinking the food was made by a French Chef who graduated from Cordon Bleu.
My Top Three: Cordon Bleu, Sexy Salad, Grilled Cheese.
Location: 440 St François Xavier
Why? Another gorgeous setting in the heart of Old Montreal. It has a very California Beach Vibe. Their menu, of course, is inspired by California so everything is fresh and full of flavor! They are famous for their Poké Bowls, so definitely try them out!
My Top Three: Salmon Poké Bowl, Coreen Beef Tacos, Margarita Pizza.
Location: 418 St Sulpice Street
Why? Very minimalist decor, Ssense has made a name for itself with its unique style. Limited option on food, but tastes really good which is not something you would expect by walking into there. Just make sure you don’t miss the entrance as I did!
My Top Three: Croque Monsieur, Green Smoothie, Cheesecake.
Location: 1206 Union Ave.
Why? The best place for a 5@7 or drink with the girls (or guys). Great authentic Mexican food, good drink menu and the service is amazing! The staff will have you laughing and making it one of your regular places for a fun night out!
My Top Three: Pollos Hermanos, Corn Esquite, La Tinga.
Location: 436 St François Xavier
Why? Great place if you want to have cocktails with the girls! Retro chic décor and great cocktail menu, what other reason do you need to go there? And yes, they do also serve food! Their food menu has something that will make everyone happy!
My Top Three: Salmon Poke Bowl, Spicy Fish Taco, Malibu Salad.
Location: 4, 420 Notre-Dame St
Why? Authentic Spanish Tapas. Everything on the menu is good and it’s a great place to go with a group of friends or co-workers so you can try a little bit of everything. Definitely one of my favorite tapas restaurants.
My Top Three: Bomba de Barcelona, Croqueta de Pollo Rustico, Chorizo Iberico
Location: 600 William Street
Why? If you’re a fan of Asian food, then definitely add HA to your list of restaurants to check out. Their food is authentic Asian and really good. Everything tastes fresh and their menu is full of rich Asian flavor!
My Top Three: Mr. Ha’s Beef Pho Soup, Mr. Ha’s Classic Coco Tom Yum Salmon with Rice, Lemongrass Grilled Chicken.
Location: 701 Place d’Armes
Why? Probably Montreal’s “it” place when it comes to 5@7. In the heart of Old Montreal with a rooftop terrace, definitely one of the popular spots to hang out with coworkers.
My Top Three: Fish & Chips, Salmon Tartare, Burger 701
Jiao Dim Sum Bar
Location: 399 Notre-Dame Street
Why? This place just opened recently and has been a HUGE success. Another tapas restaurant, but their tapas menu will have you going back for seconds and thirds!
My Top Three: General Jiao, Veggie potstickers Chili Oil Chow Fun