Awesome tables in the heart of the Old Montreal

Old Port and Old Montreal undoubtedly offer some of the best dining in the city. Discover where to savour a great meal! The MTL à TABLE event will be celebrated from October 29 to November 8. To make a reservation, select a restaurant and simply tap the "Book a Table Now" or "Call Restaurant" button.

L'Atelier d'Argentine (Vieux-Port)

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355 rue Marguerite-d'Youville, Montréal, QC H2Y 2C4

Located in the Old Port, L'Atelier d'Argentine offers a variety of group menus to satisfy all tastes and budgets. Signature dishes include Cuarteto empanadas, Chorizo de Mariscos, and Milanesa de Pollo. Vintages from Argentina and the rest of the world grace the restaurant's extensive wine list. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, live music from Drum Addiction gets things rolling at 5 p.m., and on Friday evenings a DJ spins in this casual, laidback venue that brings together rustic and modern décor elements.

Restaurant Bocata

2
310, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 2A3

Hailed as Old Montréal's newest hotspot, this restaurant and wine bar specializes in rare wines and gourmet tapas in a discrete, conversation-friendly atmosphere made all the more charismatic by its exposed stone walls, candles and intimate lighting. Chef Jérémie Falissard's dedication to high-quality cuisine shines through in his clever menu, inspired by French gastronomy and local products. Star dishes include Veal and Manchego, House Cavatelli, and Halibut with Mushroom Duxelles, as well as a variety of other savoury smaller dishes for sharing. An extensive wine list features an impressive selection of private imports.

Boris Bistro

3
465, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2H1

Amidst the concrete skyscrapers and cobblestone streets of Montréal's historic district rests a delightful bistro with one of the most enchanting terraces. Boris bistro invites patrons in for a scrumptious meal and relaxing afternoon drink in its two-level outdoor terrace.

Restaurant Mercuri

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645, rue Wellington, Montréal, QC H3C 1T2

Mercuri Montreal offers an impressive open wood fireplace, the first of its kind in Montréal. Add to this a creative and eclectic menu and a décor that is both rustic and contemporary, and you have an extraordinary fine dining experience. The restaurant also serves up a tasting menu, and group menus are available upon request.

Nolana

5
444, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2G1

A pizzeria and wine bar, Nolana is conveniently situated at the crossroads of Old Montréal, the Quartier international, and the Cité Multimédia.

Tapas 24

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420, rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1V3

Tapas 24 pays tribute to the cuisine of Barcelona. At once, classic and modern, the menu offers a variety of tapas, home-cooked meals, and traditional well-known Spanish favourites. The extensive wine list – created by the world-renowned Québec sommelier, François Chartier – comprises a festive mix of Catalan and Spanish wines by the glass or bottle. The space is the work of Agostino De Riggi (ADR Design), who also designed several venues for the MTL Cuisine group.

Restaurant Helena

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438, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2G1

Under the direction of chef Helena Loureiro, the charming restaurant Helena offers unique Portuguese cuisine and a wide variety of tapas to eat alone or share. Inspired by the colourful hues of the Mediterranean, the venue is warm and inviting, with a wine list of over 100 vintages from different regions of Portugal.

Ikanos

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112, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2E5

Ikanos offers you a unique fine dining experience where Greek and Mediterranean classics are revisited with a contemporary twist under the guidance of chef/owner, Constant Mentzas. Market-fresh, handpicked fish and seafood are grilled over an open fire in a Josper wood-burning oven, and served up in a relaxed, warm and cozy setting.

Le Local

9
740, rue William, Montréal, QC H3C 1P1

Housed in a heritage building once occupied by a firm of architects, Le Local serves bistro-style cuisine against a minimalist backdrop: high ceilings, giant light wells, open-plan dining room, front patio, and cocktail lounge. Chef Olivier Belzile offers a French menu with local Québec accents that pairs nicely with items from the excellent wine list drawn by renowned sommelier Patrice Daoust. A private room with a warm and contemporary atmosphere, a mixture of elegance and simplicity, welcomes business meetings.

Restaurant Hambar

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355, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2E8

Situated in the heart of Old Montréal, Hambar is a restaurant/wine bar offering market cuisine. Specialties include homemade pasta, fresh seafood and quality meats. The wine list is extensive, and a brunch menu contains both classic and new fare. The venue charms with a friendly atmosphere and several shareable dishes, making it great for business and leisure gatherings.

XO Le Restaurant

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355, rue Saint-Jacques, Montréal, QC H2Y 1N9

At the crossroads of yesteryear and tomorrow lies the exclusive XO Le Restaurant in the Hotel Le St-James. Patrons not only delight in the innovative cuisine of chef Julien Robillard and his culinary team, featuring fresh seasonal ingredients, but also in the sumptuous decor of a dining room that exudes sophistication and elegance. The wine list includes a rich selection of treasures, carefully chosen by their own sommeliers, from the world's leading cellars.

Restaurant Bota Bota

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358 rue de la Commune O, Montréal, QC H2Y 2E2

Operated by the Auberge sur la Route catering service of Auberge Saint-Gabriel, the restaurant offers a seasonal menu continually enhanced with fresh local produce from the Québec region. From a floating dining room on the St. Lawrence River, guests can appreciate breathtaking views of the Old Port of Montréal.

Restaurant Beaver Hall

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1073, cote du Beaver Hall, Montréal, QC H2Z 1S5

Beaver Hall Bistro Gourmand is another restaurant by Europea. Discover and enjoy traditional cuisine revisited by chef Jérôme Ferrer in a chic atmosphere reminiscent of great Parisian bistros. With a capacity of 165 patrons, the Beaver Hall Bistro Gourmand is an ideal location to hold special events or to welcome delegates during a conference.

Osco!

14
360 rue Saint-Antoine O, Montréal, QC H2Y 3X4

Warmth, elegance and savoury variety are always on the menu at Osco! Faithful to his Occitan origins and passionate about using local produce, chef Matthieu Saunier brings sunshine to your dining experience with options ranging from velvety risotto to succulent grilled dishes. And with good food comes good wine – the venue offers more than 700 bottles, including a large selection of private imports and those produced in organic or biodynamic vineyards.

Restaurant Saiko

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1065, cote du Beaver Hall, Montréal, QC H2Z 1S5

The restaurant offers a menu composed of both sushi and Japanese bistro-type foods. Signature dishes include a sushi tasting menu, fried beef accompanied with a sweet and sour sauce, and salmon or tuna tempura topped with a creamy sauce. Among the selection of beverages are organic and privately imported wines, as well as different types of sake. The atmosphere is contemporary, urban and elegant. An attractive patio welcomes outdoor dining.

Les 400 Coups

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400, rue Notre-Dame E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1C8

Established in Old Montreal in 2010, Les 400 Coups offers a stimulating and enriching culinary experience. The restaurant proposes a refined and accessible cuisine that promotes homegrown talent by using, as much as possible, local ingredients. The team is composed of passionate individuals who share their love for gastronomy, wine and service.

La Champagnerie

17
343 rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1H3

Using fresh, seasonal and local produce, La Champagnerie offers a wonderful variety of meat and seafood dishes and an exclusive wine list of private imports. Group and tasting menus are also available in this upscale venue accompanied by a DJ on Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. For oysters, ribs and salmon tartare, as well as creative cocktails and more, this chic, urban tavern delivers.

Solmar

18
111 rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1G7

Set in historic Old Montréal, Modavie offers a unique Mediterranean culinary experience with international touches. Stone walls and beautiful wood paneling add to the warm, intimate décor that is appropriate for all types of special events. Sunday through Thursday, the restaurant can accommodate evening groups of up to 100 people. As a fixture on the Montréal jazz scene, Modavie hosts live music performances nightly to complement the great food and drink.

Bistro Le Modavie

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1, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Y6

Set in historic Old Montréal, Modavie offers a unique Mediterranean culinary experience with international touches. Stone walls and beautiful wood paneling add to the warm, intimate décor that is appropriate for all types of special events. Sunday through Thursday, the restaurant can accommodate evening groups of up to 100 people. As a fixture on the Montréal jazz scene, Modavie hosts live music performances nightly to complement the great food and drink.

Bevo bar + Pizzeria

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410, rue Saint-Vincent, Montréal, QC H2Y 3A5

BEVO Bar + Pizzeria is a lively Old Montréal hot spot for authentic Italian pizzas cooked in a wood-burning oven. Featured dishes include the Margherita (pizza with mozzarella, tomato sauce, basil), Cotto e Bocconcini (pizza with prosciutto cotto, portobello mushrooms, tomato sauce, mozzarella, bocconcini), Porchetta al Forno (roasted pork loin, fresh herbs, white wine), and Piatto BEVO (big plate of cold cuts, marinated vegetables). An extensive wine list complements the menu, and from Thursday through Saturday, a DJ entertains guests with music late into the night.

Saint-Amable Resto Bar

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410, Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, QC H2Y 3B2

Located at the heart of Old Montréal, Saint-Amable Resto Bar serves gourmet French cuisine and specialties such as lobster, lamb shanks and rib steak. From Thursday to Sunday, dinner and dance evenings liven up the atmosphere. The terrace overlooking Place Jacques-Cartier is perfect for warm summer nights.

Restaurant La Sauvagine

22
115 rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1G7

La Sauvagine is a charming bistro (with a terrace in summer), serving market-fresh cuisine. Located in a 150-year-old historical building, the restaurant owes its name to its fresh selection of wild game like caribou, deer and buffalo, which has occupied a place of honour on the menu for more than 26 years.

Vieux Port Steakhouse

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425, rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montréal, QC H2Y 2Z7

In the heart of Old Montréal, the Vieux-Port Steakhouse, located in a building dating back to 1880, offers dining rooms of various décors where an ambiance of warmth reigns. The restaurant is renowned for its pepper steak, fresh fish and seafood, including lobster, and on Sundays, guests can benefit from a generous brunch. In the summertime, the magnificent outdoor terrace is a choice setting in which to enjoy the balmy evenings of the season.

Mimi La Nuit

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22 rue St Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1G3

A neighbourhood watering hole with a kitchen headed by renowned chef Eloi Dion. Signature dishes include blackened chicken, shrimp and fries. The wine list is composed of carefully chosen selections, and inspired cocktails are also on the menu. A DJ sets the mood on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and the venue can host cocktail parties for groups.

gaZette Restaurant

25
300, rue Saint-Antoine O, Montréal, QC H2Y 0A3

The regional cuisine of gaZette restaurant emphasizes local ingredients and innovative preparation methods: roasted filet of black sea bass, Lac Brome duck confit, a sophisticated wine list and a host of other delectable surprises unite to provide an exemplary culinary experience in a laid-back, contemporary setting. Ideal to start the day off right with a power business breakfast, cocktail hour with friends, or a memorably decadent evening meal, the gaZette restaurant makes delicious news every day.

Bonaparte

26
443, rue Saint-François-Xavier, Montréal, QC H2Y 2T1

Three halls decorated in the Empire style that dominated the Napoleonic era give the restaurant the intimate character that guests treasure. The "Imperatrice" hall can accommodate up to 60 people. The Greenhouse, bursting with green plants, and the Centre Hall, with its stonework, can easily accommodate 20 guests. The Bonaparte cuisine is inspired by the French countryside. The menu, with its array of tempting suggestions, is made to satisfy the most diverse palates at very reasonable prices.

Méchant Boeuf Bar Brasserie

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124, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z3

Located in the chic Hôtel Nelligan in Old Montréal, Méchant Boeuf Bar-Brasserie is a chic English-style pub with French-inspired eats and a touch of glam rock décor. Specialties include Quality AAA Angus Beef, a delicious raw bar offering fresh daily catches, awesome burgers, artisanal cocktails, happening happy hours, and live music. A DJ keeps things in full swing from Thursday to Saturday. For an office party, a birthday, or any other special occasion, the venue offers customized solutions for an unforgettable dining experience.

Brasserie 701

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701, Côte de la Place d'Armes, Montréal, QC H2Y 2X6

Suite 701 - Restaurant Lounge is one of Montréal's most popular meeting places. With a large private room (perfect for corporate gatherings) and great customizable menus for group events, the venue guarantees an evening that's sure to impress. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Suite 701 offers a unique soundscape inspired by classic French, lounge, house, and Top 40 music. Late into the night, local DJs keep the crowd in full swing as it takes advantage of a delicious cocktail menu.

Taverne Gaspar

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89, rue de la Commune E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1J1

Taverne Gaspar serves fresh, pub-style fare in a classic setting overlooking the waterfront. The former 19th-century warehouse preserves much of its historic charm and furnishings, and, come summer, the large patio welcomes lovely outdoor dining. The wine list offers a variety of imports, while the beer selection includes local favourites like the house brew, Taverne Gaspar Lager. Customized cocktails and 11 bourbon labels complete the vast drink options. The venue accommodates groups of up to 35, and, for larger gatherings, can be reserved in its entirety. A banquet space is also available at the adjacent Auberge du Vieux-Port property.

Kyo Bar Japonais

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711, cote de la Place-d'Armes, Montréal, QC H2Y 2X6

Nestled in the heart of Place d’Armes, Kyo Bar Japonais is a meeting place for lovers of Japanese cuisine. This izakaya offers, among other delights, lunch bento boxes, fresh and innovative sushi, and a choice of over 25 sakes, the largest selection in Montréal. The venue has been designed as the perfect setting for sake tasting and memorable evenings.

Restaurant Verses

31
100, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z3

In the 19th century building that houses the chic Hôtel Nelligan, Verses Restaurant offers contemporary, refined, French-inspired, and market-fresh cuisine, where guests can enjoy chef Clément Rodarie's signature dishes like truffle-crusted beef tenderloin, or sample regional favorites, including bison tartare and foie gras. The extensive wine list is palatably priced, and the intimate ambiance is enhanced by a fireplace and a striking wine cellar. A few steps away is Verses Bar, located in a soaring atrium amid fountains and vegetation. Large, flexible private halls can accommodate any function, from corporate meetings to wedding receptions.

Chez Delmo

32
275, rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1T8

Continuing the long tradition of gastronomy in Old Montréal, Delmo is an historic venue updated with contemporary flair. The owners revived this eatery, which originally opened in 1932, and murals by Carlito Dal Ceggio now adorn the interior. Chef Paul Achard offers a menu that includes fish and other seafood, with specialties like Dover sole, lobster, and walleye almondine.

La Maison Du Magret

33
102 rue Saint-Antoine O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1J6

Located in the vault area of a former bank, La Maison du Magret is a fine blend of the traditional and the contemporary. Serving up delights from southwestern France, the restaurant offers a diversity of specialties, including foie gras in a several forms – torchon-style, in a block, escalope, and Périgourd tourin. Other favourites include roasted duck breast, seasoned with Espelette pepper and topped with foie gras sauce. The wine list includes private imports and items selected specifically to complement the menu.

Sinclair

34
414, rue Saint-Sulpice, Montréal, QC H2Y 2V5

Located in the luxurious St-Sulpice Hotel, in Old Montréal, Restaurant Sinclair offers savoury and contemporary French gastronomy with a selection of fresh, quality ingredients that honour local and seasonal cuisine. An extensive wine list includes many private imports. A glassed-in patio provides for an exclusive atmosphere all year long, and a lounge bar welcomes you for cocktails. Chic, modern and elegant, the venue also houses banquet rooms for a variety of events. A DJ is available for special occasions.

Restaurant Le Bourlingueur

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363, rue Saint-François-Xavier, Montréal, QC H2Y 3P9

Close to the St. Lawrence River is Le Bistro UP with its menu of seafood specialties, in particular poached salmon. Fish and seafood lovers, as well as those craving red meat, will find satisfaction in the chef's selection, served in an unpretentious atmosphere.

Quattro Ristorante

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17, rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1S5

Owned by three experienced restaurateurs from various parts of Italy and Sicily, Ristorante Quattro on Notre-Dame Street West (corner Saint Laurent), is Old Montréal's newest contemporary Italian restaurant. Chef Adamo Romano serves up the very best in pasta, fish and veal, with house favourites such as grilled calamari, homemade gnocchi, and breaded veal scaloppini topping the list. Like the menu, the wine list covers all regions of Italy with vintages to complement any dish. With its New York urban chic décor, this casual eatery features delicious Italian fare from Monday to Saturday, with musical entertainment on Thursday nights.

Santos

37
191, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z5

L'Assommoir

38
211, rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1T4

In the heart of Old Montréal, Assommoir Notre-Dame offers the pleasures of eating and drinking well. In a friendly and warm atmosphere that brings together wood, metal and glass, your taste buds will be treated to world cuisine specializing in tartare, ceviches, tapas and grilled foods. Accompany your meal with a private import from the wine cellar, or choose from among 250 cocktails. Buffets, banquets, cocktail parties, bar or sommelier workshops, indoors or outdoors, everything is possible at Assommoir Notre-Dame.

Accords Bar A Vin Resto

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212, rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1T3

Accords is one of the largest wine bars in the country. Wines from here and abroad have been chosen carefully, and cuisine is seasonal, prepared from high-quality Québec products. Desserts and bread are homemade, and coffee is fair trade and organic. Gluten-free menu items are available.

Auberge Le Saint-Gabriel

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426, rue Saint-Gabriel, Montréal, QC H2Y 2Z9

Founded in 1754, the Auberge Saint-Gabriel is the oldest inn in North America. Its fine French and Québec cuisine is prepared with the best available market ingredients, served in a charming atmosphere reminiscent of yesteryear. A graceful terrace for those sultry summer days and a fireplace in winter make for romantic dining year round.

The North, the East, Griffintown, Little Italy… Wherever you are in town, a good table awaits you nearby! Let us help you discover the best restaurants in every corners of the city with our playlist that covers great establishments. The MTL à TABLE event will be celebrated from October 29 to November 8. To make a reservation, select a restaurant and simply tap the "Book a Table Now" or "Call Restaurant" button.
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Book your table now at one of these participating restaurants and savour some of Montreal's best dining for only 41$ (before tax and tip). Here’s a non-exhaustive list of participating establishments. Visit the official website for a complete listing. The MTL à TABLE event will be celebrated from October 29 to November 8. To make a reservation, select a restaurant and tap the "Book a Table Now" or "Call Restaurant" button.
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