Jeffrey's Montreal Recommendations

Here are some of our favorite Montreal food spots to check out during your stay!


  • L’Entrepots (My Personal Favourite)
  • Arthur’s (You’ve probably already heard of it)
  • September Surf Cafe (Located in Griffintown - Everyone talks about their pancakes)
  • Regine Café (Cute decor and eclectic breakfast) 
  • Maman (Cafe and bakery based in NYC that is now a Montreal foodie favourite) 
  • Le Toasteur Laurier (Basic, pleasantly satisfying and right across the street)

Best Coffee

Best Pastries

    Dinner Ideas near Laurier

    • Tri Express (Best sushi in Montreal, try their “Degustation” Menu, only a couple blocks away)
    • India Rosa (Modern decor with great indian food and awesome drinks, nearby on Mont Royal)
    • L’Entrepot (for cheap bar food and drinks)
    • Pizzeria 900 (for a classic slice)

    Best Poutine

    • Frite Alors (183 Steps from your door - Insider chef info: The fries are cooked in a duck fat)

    • Ma Poule Mouillée (Famous Portugese chicken and also known for their poutine)
    • Chez Claudette (Dinner Style Classic)
    • Orange Julep (Iconic road-side attraction)

    Best Breweries

    • Siboire (Great beer choices for everyone, lovely terrasse) 
    • Dieu du Ciel (Well known for their excellent brews, always a line up)
    • 4 Origines (New Personal Favourite by the Lachine canal)

      Best Vegetarian Vegan

      • Lola Rosa (One of the first vegan restaurants)
      • Momo Sushi (Incredible plant based sushi that non-vegans rave about) 
      • Bloom Sushi (Minimalist and cozy vegan go-to in the old port)
      • Aux Vivres (Their recipes and sauces have exploded in montreal)
      • Lov (You wouldn’t even know it’s vegan)

      Top Montreal places to visit

      • Old Montreal (With the endless shops, food trucks, street performers and views, I love spending the afternoon walking or biking around the old port)
      • Mount Royal (This One Hour hike up an pedestrian road has the best view of Montreal)
      • Notre-Dame Basilica (Many Tourists feel the need to take a picture of the church that Celine Dion got married at)
      • “Atwater Market” or “Jean-Talon Market” (Famous MTL local grown produce and eateries)

      High end Foodie/Dinning

      • Grinder “Wide Menu - Griffintown
      • Gibbys “Old Port Steak House”

      Smoked Meat

      • Schwartz's Deli (Montreal's most known smoked meat place)
      • Dunns famous (Personal Favourite)