Where to quench your thirst in Montreal

Pubs, taverns, microbreweries, brasseries... Beer, wine, cocktails, bourbon... Montreal is definitely the place to be when you need to quench your thirst! Try one of these places for an unforgettable experience. The MTL à TABLE event will be celebrated from October 29 to November 8. To make a reservation, select a restaurant and simply tap the "Book a Table Now" or "Call Restaurant" button.

Mimi La Nuit

1
22 rue St Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1G3

A neighbourhood watering hole with a kitchen headed by renowned chef Eloi Dion. Signature dishes include blackened chicken, shrimp and fries. The wine list is composed of carefully chosen selections, and inspired cocktails are also on the menu. A DJ sets the mood on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and the venue can host cocktail parties for groups.

Taverne F

2
1485, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montréal, QC H2X 2J4

The menu at Tavern F, the latest from the Ferreira group, offers petiscos, the little cousins of Spanish tapas dishes. Specialties include, sardines escabeche, cotovelinhos (small macaroni), churrasco chicken and lamb feijoada (a type of stew). Meals are put together following Portuguese tradition, but with modern twists. Pastel de nata, an egg tart pastry common in Portugal, is on the dessert menu. A dining room monitor provides clients with a window on the flourish of activity that takes place in the kitchen, located in the basement.

La Récolte Espace Local

3
764, rue Bélanger, Montréal, QC H2S 1G6

At La Récolte, local and organic products are prepared with a farm-to-table philosophy in a casual chic environment that makes use of recycled materials. The restaurant offers tasting menus with specialties including tataki beef, pan-fried gnocchi and soy-maple sauce; and cheese curd stuffed morels. Among beverage options are a wine list mainly composed of organic wines, microbrews, and a house cocktail.

Le Valois

4
25 Place Simon Valois, Montréal, QC H1W 0A6

Located right at the heart of Montréal's bubbly and dynamic Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood, Le Valois offers unique brasserie creations inspired by local produce and French history. Under the guidance of chef Denis Peyrat, the restaurant offers specialties like foie gras, tartare and smoked fish. Group menus are available, as are 10 wines by the glass and a vast selection of privately imported bottles. The décor impresses with a cherrywood interior, colourful stained glass, and Parisian bistro flair. Meanwhile, the large outdoor patio overlooks the scenic Place Simon-Valois.

Taverne Gaspar

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

Taverne Gaspar serves fresh, pub-style fare in a classic setting overlooking the waterfront. The former 19th-century warehouse preserves much of its historic charm and furnishings, and, come summer, the large patio welcomes lovely outdoor dining. The wine list offers a variety of imports, while the beer selection includes local favourites like the house brew, Taverne Gaspar Lager. Customized cocktails and 11 bourbon labels complete the vast drink options. The venue accommodates groups of up to 35, and, for larger gatherings, can be reserved in its entirety. A banquet space is also available at the adjacent Auberge du Vieux-Port property.

La Champagnerie

6
343 rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1H3

Using fresh, seasonal, and local produce, La Champagnerie offers a wonderful variety of meat and seafood dishes and an exclusive wine list of private imports. Group and tasting menus are also available in this upscale venue accompanied by a DJ on Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. For oysters, ribs and salmon tartare, as well as creative cocktails and more, this chic, urban tavern delivers.

Decca 77 Restaurant

7
1077 rue Drummond, Montréal, QC H3B 4X4

DECCA77 gives guests the opportunity to experience two different types of cuisines and ambiances. First, the restaurant's fine cuisine menu offers contemporary French gastronomy created with fresh local and seasonal products, perfect for an intimate or romantic evening. Second, the venue's brasserie menu provides for fun fare, also prepared with fresh and local ingredients, at affordable prices and perfect for a quick bite before a night out on the town. An award-winning wine list and a wide array of imported and specialty beers complete the dining experience.

Chez Lévêque

8
1030 Av Laurier, Outremont, QC H2V 2K8

Open since 1972, this Parisian-style brasserie specializes in French classics, including foie gras, tartare, offal and seafood dishes, all prepared with market fresh produce. The top floor, which can accommodate up to 80 people, can be reserved for meetings and other events, while a private hall (open from September 2012) can hold groups of up to 30, with multimedia equipment available for corporate gatherings. The venue also offers a late-night menu and an extensive wine list.

Les Enfants Terribles

9
209, rue de la Rotonde, Verdun, QC H3E 0B8

Restaurant Les Enfants Terribles offers a brasserie-style menu composed of classic comfort dishes, including tartare, shepherd’s pie, mac n’cheese, and burgers. The wine list has been carefully put together by renowned sommelier Élyse Lambert, and the warm and relaxed atmosphere brings to mind the charm of a neighbourhood restaurant.

Industria Pizzeria + Bar

10
100 rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3C 0L8

This Italian tavern in the Griffintown neighbourhood of the city offers specialties that include Sfizi (Italian tapas), pasta dishes and pizza. The interior design features a balance of wood, metal and glass, making for an industrial yet warm ambiance. Group menus are available upon request. A DJ enhances your culinary experience on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Brasserie T!

11
1425, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montréal, QC H2X 2J4

Renowned for its culinary elegance and finesse, Toqué! has expanded its expertise into an all-new concept that is just as appetizing, but accessible for all budgets: Brasserie T! The menu overflows with tempting little morsels such as tartares, "gratin dauphinois", "saucisson en brioche" and devilled eggs, and the décor is nothing less than ultra-design. Would its location, just below the Musée d'art contemporain, have anything to do with it? Whatever the inspiration, the location and the food both promise to delight.

Osco!

12
360 rue Saint-Antoine O, Montréal, QC H2Y 3X4

Warmth, elegance, and savoury variety are always on the menu at Osco! Faithful to his Occitan origins and passionate about using local produce, chef Matthieu Saunier brings sunshine to your dining experience with options ranging from velvety risotto to succulent grilled dishes. And with good food comes good wine – the venue offers more than 700 bottles, including a large selection of private imports and those produced in organic or biodynamic vineyards.

Brasserie Le Pois Penché

13
1230, boul de Maisonneuve O, Montréal, QC H3G 1M2

Located in the heart of Montréal, Brasserie Le Pois Penché is this city's newest jewel. Whether it's for brunch or a late meal, awaken your palate with its freshly prepared French specialties. Taste a wine from its beautiful wine cellar, which boasts an extensive selection of over 150 imported French wines. With its unique décor and warm atmosphere, this classic Parisian brasserie offers a dining experience beyond compare.

Bevo bar + Pizzeria

14
410, rue Saint-Vincent, Montréal, QC H2Y 3A5

BEVO Bar + Pizzeria is a lively Old Montréal hot spot for authentic Italian pizzas cooked in a wood-burning oven. Featured dishes include the Margherita (pizza with mozzarella, tomato sauce, basil), Cotto e Bocconcini (pizza with prosciutto cotto, portobello mushrooms, tomato sauce, mozzarella, bocconcini), Porchetta al Forno (roasted pork loin, fresh herbs, white wine), and Piatto BEVO (big plate of cold cuts, marinated vegetables). An extensive wine list complements the menu, and from Thursday through Saturday, a DJ entertains guests with music late into the night.

Méchant Boeuf Bar Brasserie

15
124, rue Saint-Paul O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1Z3

Located in the chic Hôtel Nelligan in Old Montréal, Méchant Boeuf Bar-Brasserie is a chic English-style pub with French-inspired eats and a touch of glam rock décor. Specialties include Quality AAA Angus Beef, a delicious raw bar offering fresh daily catches, awesome burgers, artisanal cocktails, happening happy hours, and live music. A DJ keeps things in full swing from Thursday to Saturday. For an office party, a birthday, or any other special occasion, the venue offers customized solutions for an unforgettable dining experience.

Brasserie Central

16
4858, rue Sherbrooke O, Westmount, QC H3Z 1H1

Serving brunch, lunch, dinner, wine and cocktails, Brasserie Central provides numerous specialties, including Serrano ham with parmesan and truffle honey oil, as well as an oyster bar. Special offers include a $20 table d'hôte for lunch during the week. The pub-style atmosphere is relaxed, classic and cozy, perfect for a date or special events. An outdoor patio offers pleasant views of Sherbrooke Street West. A Happy Hour menu of Pintxos (tapas) from Monday to Saturday is not to be missed.

Alexandre et fils

17
1454, rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3A 1S8

Alexandre's French brasserie cuisine treats its guests to sauerkraut, cassoulet, confit, foie gras, broiled meat and fresh fish from the market, all served in a convivial Parisian atmosphere. Upstairs, a British pub offers the choice of 12 top imported beers. There is also a cigar lounge.

Restaurant Imadake

18
4006, rue Sainte-Catherine O, Westmount, QC H3Z 1P2

Imadake is an izakaya (Japanese pub) where appetizer-size dishes are served one at a time and shared. Known for its party ambiance and sake bombs, the venue offers a fun, relaxed, and interesting dining experience with warm and friendly service. Voted "Best Japanese Izakaya" and "Best Japanese Restaurant" in Montréal, Imadake also carries the largest selection of sakes and Japanese whiskies in town. Conscious of health and the environment, the pub makes use of organic and sustainable products.

Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill

19
1254, rue MacKay, Montréal, QC H3G 2H4

Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill has become, in a little more than a decade, a must on the Montréal jazz scene. Open 7 days a week, weekdays and evenings, Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill masters the grill and serves up delicious burgers, seafood, pasta and salads along with a diverse musical menu in a warm and inviting environment. Music enthusiasts and musicians appreciate the intimate setting where they enjoy the much-celebrated theme nights.

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