Find some comfort with these Montreal dishes

For whatever the reason, sometimes we need a little bit of comfort — and many of us find comfort in the food we eat. We all want a taste of those homey classics, so if you’re on the search for some delicious comfort food in Montreal, we hope this list can help you out.

Le Cheese Diner / Casse Croute

5976, av Monkland, Montréal, QC H4A 1G8

What good comfort list doesn’t include a good mac ’n’ cheese dish? Le Cheese on Monkland serves up the classic cheesy dish in different sized portions. Le Cheese is the home base for Le Cheesetruck, which was voted the number one food truck in Montreal. This mac ’n’ cheese is worth the trip to N.D.G.

Lola Rosa Parc

4581 av du parc, Montréal, QC H2V 4E4

Lola Rosa serves up all sorts of vegetarian comfort food classics to vegetarians and meat eaters alike. The lovers of colourful food are well known for their classic Lola Nachos, made with tortilla chips, black beans, green peppers, green onions, tomatoes, salsa, and just the right amount of cheese. If you aren’t comforted by the nachos, the banana chocolate pie will surely satisfy you.

La Banquise

994, rue Rachel E, Montréal, QC H2J 2J3

Living in Montreal, one soon grows accustomed to the classic dish known as poutine. Many of us even crave it when we’re feeling the blues. If you need the taste of gravy, fries and cheese curds, head down to La Banquise. They serve over 30 different types of poutine in addition to the classic. As a bonus they are ready to serve you 24 hours a day.

L'Gros Luxe Mile End

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

The poutine grilled cheese available at L’Gros Luxe is the combination of two already great comfort foods — poutine and grilled cheese. Together, it’s almost too much to handle. Every bite will warm your insides and all of your troubles will somehow just slip away. Best part? The prices are relatively low, so feel free to order a delicious bloody Caesar with this tiny taste of bliss.

Cuisine De Tartes Rustique Inc

4615, rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H4C 1S5

There’s nothing more comforting than a slice of your grandma’s pie. The pies at Rustique Pie Kitchen come awfully close. Choose from a wide variety of fresh homemade pies, including apple pie and other seasonal classics. Pies are also available in mini bite-sized formats. They are so delicious, betcha can’t have just one. Enjoy your pies with one of their delicious coffee beverages.

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