Eating out in Villeray

Located right next to the Jean-Talon market, Villeray is an attractive family-friendly neighbourhood. More and more Montrealers come here to dine out. Here are some good restaurants to discover in the area!

Mesón

1
345, rue Villeray, Montréal, QC H2R 1G8

Mesón restaurant, the younger brother of Tapeo, leaves nothing to be desired. The chef, Marie-Fleur St-Pierre, offers dishes inspired by Spanish cuisine. Concocted from fresh ingredients, the Mesón cuisine is both comforting and original. Come by with family and friends to enjoy braised lamb shank, beef stiploin, roast halibut and more.

Bar A Tapas Tapeo

2
511, rue Villeray, Montréal, QC H2R 1H5

Set in Villeray for 11 years, Tapeo restaurant has been enlarged and embellished since it first opened. On the menu, you'll find Spanish-inspired tapas to share. Tapeo offers a specially selected wine list to accompany the many tapas.

Restaurant Alep

3
199, rue Jean-Talon E, Montréal, QC H2R 1S8

Open for over 40 years, Alep restaurant offers food from Syria and Armenia. Visitors can discover the scents and flavours of this wonderful cuisine through mazzas, kebabs, tasting dishes and more. The Alep restaurant shares its kitchen with Le Petit Alep, a bistro attached to the main restaurant, so you can choose to dine at either, depending on your appetite and mood.

Tandem Restaurant

4
586, rue Villeray, Montréal, QC H2R 1H6

Open for several years, Tandem is a neighbourhood restaurant just the way you like them. The owners, Pascal and Ericka, form an excellent duo. While Pascal and his kitchen team prepare tasting menus, Ericka is in the dining room ensuring good service. Tandem is a seasonal French cuisine restaurant and a BYOB.

Café Bistro L'Enchanteur

5
7331, av Henri-Julien, Montréal, QC H2R 2B1

Nicknamed "bistro de Villeray," the Enchanteur restaurant offers comfort food and a casual atmsphere. On the menu: burgers with fries, duck thigh confit, couscous, tartare...L’Enchanteur is a must on Castelneau Street.

Da Lillo Pizza Pasta Grill

6
615, rue Jarry E, Montréal, QC H2P 1V8

Located on Jarry Street since 2003, the restaurant Da Lillo offers Portuguese barbecue, pizzas and pastas. Customers come from outside Villeray to taste their signature dishes, including grilled chicken over charcoal seasoned with Da Lillo sauce.

Restaurant Daou

7
519 Rue Faillon E, Montréal, QC H2R 1L6

Daou restaurant has changed since it opened in 1975 on rue Faillon, but its cuisine has remained the same. Daou offers authentic Lebanese cuisine made up of lamb, quail, chicken, shish kebab and the day's catch. They also have a location in Laval on the boulevard Marcel-Laurin.

Considered the cultural heart of the city, the Quartier des spectacles has become one of the liveliest neighbourhoods in Montreal since the redevelopment of the Place des Festivals. It has eight public spaces that host an average of 40 festivals per year. Here is a list of restaurants where you can enjoy a bite to eat before or after your outing!
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