Our top 25 for Poutine Week 2016 in Montreal

Poutine is serious business. Why else would this delicacy be given its own official week? Prepare your stomach, because from February the 1st to 7th, you will be putting it through a whole host of emotions and flavours! And this year, Poutine Week will also be celebrated elsewhere on the planet... even as far as Australia! But there's no need to go that far. Here is our top 25 picks to be found in Montreal restaurants.

Les Enfants Terribles — Outremont

1257 av Bernard, Outremont, QC H2V 1V8

How do you make a poutine bourguignon? Simple: grab a baked potato and fry it, add beef short ribs and truffle cheese. And there it is!

Morgane De La Montagne Inc

1232, rue de la Montagne, Montréal, QC H3G 1Z1

Try out the Jerk Chicken poutine: spicy organic chicken, Quebec cheese curds and a braised oxtail sauce. This sounds like a winning combination to us!


25, av Fairmount O, Montréal, QC H2T 2L9

How about a light Choco-poutine for lunch? Yes, that is a thing. The Mexican sauce is spicy, made with chilli peppers and chocolate before gracing the sweet potatoes, cheese, hollandaise sauce and a poached egg.

Reuben's Deli and Steakhouse

1116 rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3B 1H4

Chipotle spices and chunks of blue cheese cover the fries and cheese curds at Reuben’s ... not to mention the grilled beef and pepper sauce. It makes for a combination you really should try.

Hà Mont-Royal

243, av du Mont-Royal O, Montréal, QC H2T 2T2

How about a light Japanese curry poutine of pork balls with lemon grass, crispy snails, roasted and pickled onions and cheese curds at Gochugaru? You’ll get the chance to try it during Poutine Week!

Le Red Tiger

1201, boul de Maisonneuve E, Montréal, QC H2L 2A1

La Belle Vietnamienne, as it is called, is made with rolled beef cuts, traditional Vietnamese sausage, house fries and egg rolls, mixed with cheese curds and a five-spice sauce. To that, they add corn, shallots, fried onions, coriander and crushed walnuts.

Le Gras Dur

1660, rue Jarry E, Montréal, QC H2E 1B3

The Tousqui poutine certainly lives up to its reputation. It includes fries, cheese curds and gravy (from a base of veal, beer, bacon and caramelized onions), plus Swiss Emmental-stuffed smoked sausages, chicken schnitzel and braised cabbage.

Brit & Chips

433, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 2H1

And why not a little fish n' chip poutine? Sole with fries, gravy and cheese curds; it can only be a good thing.

Brasseurs Illimités

6206, rue Saint-Hubert, Montréal, QC H2S 2M2

Just go with the poutine pitcher: fries, St Guillaume cheese curds, Simple Malt Double brown beer sauce and green onions. All served in a beer pitcher. Resist the urge to devour in a single gulp, if you can!

Pâtes bol

810, rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2S 1S9

Here, the poutine is made with sautéed penne with pulled pork and corn and served with a smoked brown sauce.


1433, rue City Councillors, Montréal, QC H3A 2E4

With the Hyottoko poutine, you will discover an entirely new dish: imagine a combination of sweet potato fries, miso sauce, cheese curds, tempura flakes, teriyaki-glazed pulled pork and sesame seed oil.

Bistro-Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises

32, rue McGill, Montréal, QC H2Y 3W5

Here you can try hash brown-style potatoes cooked in duck fat with shredded pork, BBQ sauce and maple syrup. Not forgetting the Charlevoix cheese, sour cream and green onions, of course. And the sauce? Beer-based with venison reduction.

Lola Rosa Parc

4581 av du parc, Montréal, QC H2V 4E4

Lola serves locally grown potatoes with maple baked beans, cooked for eight hours (yep!) in a spicy tomato sauce with red onions. Not your conventional poutine, but well worth a try!

La Bêtise

6015, rue Saint-Hubert, Montréal, QC H2S 2L8

A Vietnamese poutine? You bet! House fries, cheese curds, bean sprouts, onions, Thai basil, beef meatballs and a Vietnamese soup-based sauce from chef Hong Phat.

McKibbin's Irish Pub

3515, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2T6

Meet the Piri-Piri chicken poutine, with its grilled chicken strips, fries, cheese curds and a spicy garlic-paprika-lemon sauce. Added to that are a spicy roasted vegetable salsa and a coriander crema.

Poutine Centrale

3971, rue Hochelaga, Montréal, QC H1W 1K2

Smoked Sausage, chicken, vegetables and Cajun spices are the elements that make up the Jambalaya poutine on offer at Poutine Centrale. This is one you won’t want to miss!

Restaurant Mastard

1879 Rue Bélanger, Montréal, QC H2G 1B6

Chez Chose offers a nod to our Montreal team of yesteryear with its Expos-Go: a baseball-shaped rabbit sausage corn dog with mustard on a bed of fries and Zacharie Cloutier cheese.

Pub Brewskey

350, rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1H2

The BreWsky poutine is made of sweet potatoes, cheese curds in a beer and veal sauce. This is then topped with caramelized onions and bison cooked in stout.

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