The Montreal culinary scene just keeps booming and we got the hottest new spots on the market for you to explore!
From a new organic restaurant downtown Montreal to a cool boho bar in the Old Port, check out out favourite new foodie joints below.
Opening up in the heart of Montreal’s Old Port by the team behind successful Venice restaurant is Boho Lounge. With a decor straight out of Los Angeles and Miami, this colourful sixty person space is serving creative cocktails alongside a fun snack menu inspired by its sister restaurant.
Where: 436 St. Francois Xavier
The be-loved vegetarian restaurant LOV just opened a second location in downtown Montreal. This new space will feature a large terrace on De la Montagne street and two- stories of Pinterest-worthy decor. The almost-all vegan menu will be similar to the one served at the Old Montreal location, however this new address will feature exclusive dishes that will only be served downtown.
Where: 1232 De La Montagne
With Tangia, restaurateur Dan Médalsy reconnects with his roots and brings us a modern version of the rich flavours of his childhood; a cuisine that unites the colours and spices of Morocco with Quebec’s local produce. Tangia’s charming dining room has retained its original stonewalls and its sun-filled courtyard reminiscent of Morocco’s luxurious riads.
Where: 2072 Drummond
Inspired by their successful Pastaga restaurant, Pastaga Snack bar is now open at Marché des Éclusiers in the Old Port. You can enjoy a fresh seafood menu in addition to some classic Pastaga dishes in an outdoor/indoor space. This snack bar also boasts a terrace located on the second floor of Marché des Éclusiers, offering unbeatable view of the Canal.
Where: 400 De la Commune W
This new gourmet brasserie located in the heart of Griffintown wants to embrace the “without compromise” philosophy. Perles & Paddock will offer a 7-course tasting menu in addition to a À la Carte brasserie menu that focus on local Quebec products. Another highlight will be their beer and wine tasting offerings.
Where: 403, rue des Seigneurs
Il Miglio is the latest concept from the Club Chasse et Pêche restaurant group. The restaurant focuses on fresh pasta in a casual dining setting. The power team behind this new address: Hubert Marsolais and Claude Pelletier (Chasse et Pêche), Michele Mercuri and pasta maker Giovanni Rasile (Le Serpent), will certainly elevate this 25-seats only counter that will offer a fresh daily menu.
Where: 5235 St-Laurent
TV-Celebrity chef Hakim Chajar decided to cherish a long-time dream by opening a neighbourhood restaurant near his home. This time, the chef is going on his own as he almost literally built the restaurant himself. This personal project is a humble and tasty address where people can enjoy a market-inspired menu on the terrace when in season as well as a brunch menu on weekends.
Where: 2194 Centre
Bright Mile End Korean restaurant Omma now has a second location, on Ontario Street in Le Quartier des Spectacles. Unlike the original location on Bernard, lunch is a major part of the offerings here. Omma’s menu is inspired by traditional Korean dishes, which are created by chef Mi kyum Kim. Since Omma means mom in Korean, Mi kyum Kim’s cooking is a reflection of what her mom taught her growing up.
Where: 51 Ontario W.
This new address at the corner of Old Montreal/Griffintown is both an Instagram-worthy coffee shop and a neighbourhood restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can enjoy the gorgeous vegetal decor or sit on the large outdoor terrace. The menu is fresh and light, featuring toasts, salads, grilled meats and fresh pastries.
Where: 719 William