Date night on a dime in Montreal

Want to impress that special someone, but don’t want to break the bank? Dates don’t always have to include pricey champagne and caviar. Plan a romantic evening that won’t cost a pretty penny at these Montreal locations.

Triple Crown Dinette

1
6704, rue Clark, Montréal, QC H2S 3E9

In addition to being well priced, Dinette Triple Crown will pack your date-night meal in a basket for a romantic picnic in the park (the closest park is Parc de la Petite-Italie). The take-out diner offers southern comfort food with sandwiches starting at $10. You’ll have your sweetie swooning!

Sharx Pool Bar & Bowling

2
1606, rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3H 2S7

If you’re looking for an unpretentious date night full of fun, take your sweetie to Sharx on Sainte-Catherine. What could be more romantic than teaching your date how to shoot pool or how to bowl over cheap beers? Hungry? Sharx offers a wide variety of pub fare at reasonable prices.

L'Gros Luxe Mile End

3
150, rue Bernard O, Montréal, QC H2T 2K2

L’Gros Luxe offers a trendy yet unpretentious atmosphere that is sure to impress. They offer a wide selection of cocktails, including a few very interesting bloody Caesars and creative twists on popular comfort foods. Try their grilled-cheese poutine as an indulgent treat. Best part? Their most expensive food item is only $9. This bar is great for a low-key yet fresh date night.

Pub Le Sainte-Élisabeth

4
1412 rue Sainte-Élisabeth, Montréal, QC H2X 3C6

If you’re looking for a casual date night with beers, head over to Le Saint-Élisabeth. The beer list is simple yet hits the spot, and they offer happy hour specials, where you can get a pint of their higher-end beer for $4. For a hint of extra romance, enjoy your drinks on the stunning terrasse.

Restaurant Tokyo Sushi Du Vieux Port

5
185, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z5

Tokyo Sushi Bar in the Old Port offers great sushi rolls starting at $5.99 or combo platters starting at $10.99. They also offer an all-you-can-eat menu for just over $20 during the week. Present a valid student ID and receive a 10 per cent discount Monday through Thursday. The modern yet intimate setting is sure to set the mood.

Restaurant L’Académie

6
4051, rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2W 2M7

What’s more romantic than Italian cuisine? L’Académie is a bring-your-own wine restaurant, which always helps to bring down the cost of the bill. They offer classic Italian and French dishes and often offer specials on weeknights. With a three-storey location on St-Denis and romantic décor, this affordable restaurant is sure to impress.

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