10 places to get comforting takeout brunch in Montreal

Feb 12 2021, 12:29 pm

Sometimes on cold February days, a warm brunch is just the pick-me-up you need to get going.

Having a late breakfast has always been one of Montreal’s big enthusiasms, so much so that it’s somewhat become one of the city’s weekend traditions. Hungover partygoers and cheerful families alike have made brunch a staple food option.

Whether you’re into a classic egg and meat combo or you’re more of a carby waffle kind of person, there’s a place for you to get a comforting feast somewhere around the city.

Le Mirazu

 

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Le Mirazu is a Middle-Eastern family-owned spot nestled on Saint-Laurent boulevard, where the Plateau meets the Mile-End. Their menu features generous portions of homemade hummus, hand-rolled bread, and a variety of poached egg options with a Turkish twist.

Régine Café

 

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Régine is like your fun, classy aunt who insists on feeding you when you come over. Their generous portions and hearty Québécois-inspired options will sate even the hungriest people.

L’Avenue

 

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True brunch devotees already know L’Avenue as the coolest breakfast spot in town. For a higher quality service, the kitchen makes sure to use locally sourced ingredients or to make their own recipes from scratch.

Beauty’s Luncheonnette

 

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Established in 1942, Beauty’s is a brunch pioneer in Montreal. Try their classic Beauty’s special — it got Anthony Bourdain’s stamp of approval when he stopped by in 2012.

Restaurant Well

 

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Indecisive diners, take note: Restaurant Well’s menu includes two “Brunch Box” options for takeout from which you can enjoy fresh, organic bread, waffles, hash browns, and more.

Kupfert & Kim

 

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Kupfert & Kim is a place that can only be qualified as caring. Their delicious menu is entirely plant-based and uses fresh, naturally gluten-free ingredients. They also commit to the lowest possible carbon footprint, so your order will be served in 100% compostable packaging, along with a free side of peace of mind.

Le Paltoquet

 

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Le Paltoquet is a French bakery located steps away from Outremont metro. It’s not exactly a brunch place, but it offers some of the best pastries and cakes in town; their croissants alone are absolutely worth the visit.

Amy’s Dejeuner

 

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Wholesome, fresh, and joyful is how you would define Amy’s menu. From caramelized strawberry and brie pancakes to healthy morning burritos, they have something for everyone.

Barley Bar

 

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Have you ever been to a cereal bar? Barley’s cereal bowls are more like nutritious smoothie bowls, but they make a tasty and healthy brunch option nonetheless.

Tsak Tsak

 

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Tsak Tsak’s menu puts a fancy spin on their high-quality brunch options. Check out their French toast with caramelized pears or their whisky-smoked salmon meal.

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