Visit L'Avenue gourmande Food Festival in Montreal

On the 12th and 13th of September, Mont-Royal Avenue turns into a veritable gourmet avenue. On the menu: tastings in shops, culinary workshops, meetings with local producers, farmers and artisans, tastings in gourmet tents, and invitations to taste very special entrées in participating restaurants. What better way to spend a nice weekend? Here are some of the participating restaurants.

Restaurant Chez Victoire

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

This beautiful French-inspired neighbourhood bistro creatively guided by chef Alexandre Gosselin awaits you with a very special, small entrée created expressly for the l'Avenue gourmande event. Trust us, you don’t want to miss it!

Plein Sud

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222, av du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, QC H2T 1P3

The south in question at Restaurant Plein Sud is that of France. That translates into a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and delicious food on every plate. Expect no different when you tuck into one of their entrées or samples prepared for this weekend’s event.

Pizzeria Roméo

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285, ave du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, QC H2T 1P6

This pizzeria may look a bit austere, but the staff are warm and welcoming, and its pizza and tapas will quickly help you forget your surroundings as you focus on the food. Pizzeria Romeo will be serving up an entrée specially designed for the l'Avenue gourmande event.

La Panthère Verte

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145, av du Mont-Royal O, Montréal, QC H2T 2S9

This organic vegan restaurant offers "good food for the urban jungle" and is dedicated to organic consumption, buying locally and recycling. During the weekend, you can enjoy their fabulous smoothies, falafel, and other vegetarian dishes.

Pizzédélic Mont-Royal

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1250, av du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, QC H2J 1Y3

Known for its square thin-crust pizzas, Mont-Royal Avenue’s veyr own Pizzédélic will offer free samples this weekend, so you can taste what it does best.

Diabolissimo

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1256, av du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, QC H2J 1Y3

Fresh pasta, pesto, homemade sauce, meats, jams, cheeses, oils ... you'll find products to buy – and takeout food – in this shop which is also the catering office. During the l'Avenue gourmande event, you can sample a variety of homemade Italian products there.

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