Restaurants for group outings in Montreal

You don’t need to wait for a special occasion to plan a night out (or a fun outing at a restaurant between family members or friends. Why not mix the two groups? For this, you’ll need establishments capable of hosting your entire group. Here are some suggestions. (And don’t forget to tip!)

Restaurant Chez Victoire

1
1453, av du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, QC H2J 1Z1

This Mont Royal Avenue bistro welcomes groups of 10 or more people and offers a three-course menu for $40, four courses for $55 and $70 for five courses. All menus are subject to change “depending on the catch.” Please note that you must make a deposit when booking for groups.

Chez Ma Grosse Truie Chérie

2
1801, rue Ontario E, Montréal, QC H2K 1T5

"We're going to eat at Chez ma grosse truie chérie” (translation: my darling big sow). If this sentence doesn’t make your family laugh, you may be living with zombies. The main dining area of this restaurant located at the corner of Papineau and Ontario can accommodate up to 120 people. The menus that are specially prepared for groups range between $35 and $45, including a variety of delicious appetizers to create a warm welcome. Vegetarians and those who follow gluten-free diets have not been left out thanks to a selection of dishes especially designed for them.

Restaurant Beaver Hall

3
1073, cote du Beaver Hall, Montréal, QC H2Z 1S5

Take a little tour with the chef of Europea, Jérôme Ferrer. His tartare alone is worth the trip. Enjoy seasonal products or weekend brunches in a space that can accommodate up to 165 people. And don’t forget to impose tartare on all of the guests. It is a must, and proof that you love them.

Miso Restaurant & Sushi Bar

4
4000, rue Sainte-Catherine O, Westmount, QC H3Z 1P1

Sushi – gotta love it or hate it. Why not visit this restaurant as a family and demand that your old uncle finally try sushi, despite his reluctance? At Miso, at the corner of Atwater and Sainte-Catherine West, they combine maki, nigiri, sashimi and hosomaki. Does your uncle still need convincing? The tables d'hote (set meals served at a fixed price) and main courses will hit the spot. Give him some sake.

Taverne Gaspar

5
89, rue de la Commune E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1J1

Play tourist and have a look at Gaspar, in the Old Montreal area. Groups of more than 50 people can rent the entire space. Otherwise, a reception room (at the hotel next door) is available to welcome you. A special menu allows you to choose four starters, four main courses and two desserts! Groups of 20 to 40 people are encouraged to make their own menu.

Restaurant Madre

6
2931, rue Masson, Montréal, QC H1Y 1X5

Bring your own wine and Madre will take care of everything. Well, first you must decide if you’re doing to visit the promenade Fleury or the promenade Masson location. During the week, Madre can accommodate groups up to 40 people. A three-course meal is available on Mondays and Tuesdays for $29.

Maïs

7
5439, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 1S5

For a sunny lunch, set your sails in the direction of this lovely restaurant on Saint Lawrence Boulevard, where groups can host events in a private room. Visit the restaurant’s official website as the menu changes frequently, but know that you will share amongst yourselves an entire fish, beef cheek and roasted chicken. But you have to finish your vegetables.

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