The 10 best spots around Montreal to grab a salad

Mar 2 2021, 8:06 pm

For many of us, the red-zone restrictions in Montreal have made the “Quarantine 15” very real ā€” and what better way to start getting back in shape than with a flavourful salad?

Within Montreal’s diverse food scene, it can be hard to find healthy foods, or even to remember to look for nutritious options while on the hunt for a tasty meal. And to many, salad is synonymous with sad wilted lettuce topped with a mediocre vinaigrette.

Don’t worry though, that’s not how salad should be. That’s why we’re giving you 10 of the best spots to get salad around Montreal.

Abe & Mary’s

A large selection of salad options and even larger portions is what you can expect from ordering at Abe & Mary’s. They also have a bunch of delicious gluten-free options, which are usually hard to come by.

Chloe’s Salads


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Chloe’s salads are made with fresh ingredients and delicious sauces, not to mention great portion sizes. For pickier eaters, they also offer the option of building your own salad.

Vinaigrette Salads


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Vinaigrette is the place to go for a hearty, nutritious meal. Try any of their salads with an extra protein option for a boost of energy that’ll get you through the day.


Omnivore’s colourful and wholesome Lebanese menu is exactly what you need to spice up your day. Prepare for amazingly seasoned dishes, and don’t forget the vine leaves!



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This small, hip spot in Saint-Henri is about to be your new favourite Italian restaurant. Check out their citrus salad with black olives and orange vinaigrette (and maybe get a pizza as an extra snack).

The Green Panther

The Green Panther has a way of making everything so tasty it doesn’t feel healthy (but trust us, it is). They have amazing salads that mix well in flavour and texture with their vegetarian protein options.

Liv Salades


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Liv is a salad champion in Montreal. They make all their creative recipes with fresh, organic ingredients, and they’re considered by many to serve the best salads in the city. Try their Lililou salad with baby spinach, arugula, and figs, and grab a smoothie too while you’re there.

Olive et Gourmando

Honestly, anything Olive et Gourmando make, they manage to make flawlessly. They’re experts at mixing textures and flavours, especially when it comes to salad.


Frisette’s salads are delicious, fresh, and filling ā€” what’s not to love? Check out one of their most popular options, the Pink Goat: it’s got beets, kale, walnuts, and goat cheese topped with a nice honey dijon vinaigrette.

Frais & Fresh


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If you’re looking for a fresh, well-balanced meal, you’ll be more than happy with Frais & Fresh’s menu. Their nutrient-rich dishes make them a great place to discover on your hunt for a healthy salad around downtown Montreal.

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