A culinary tour of downtown Montréal - Tourisme Montréal Blog


A culinary tour of downtown Montréal

The downtown area of Montréal is home to more than just skyscrapers and fast-paced office workers—in fact, there is a plethora of delicious eateries with an impressive culinary diversity waiting to be discovered. Imagine Persian pastries and creative tapas, just a few minutes away from the main attractions in the centre of the action. Sounds fabulous? Fortunately, that’s exactly what downtown Montréal is.



Nocochi Café Pâtisserie

To start the day with a bang, have breakfast at Nocochi Café Pâtisserie. This quaint and cozy café serves an excellent brunch on weekends, which includes decadent, gluten-free and imported Middle Eastern pastries and other goodies.

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Deville Dinerbar

Have lunch in style at the Deville Dinerbar in a typical but modern and stylish diner décor with a technological twist—the virtual jukebox has an iPhone app. Make sure to order one of their ginormous burgers with a side of fried pickles (and forget about the calorie intake).

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Fou d’Ici

Hungry for a snack? Head to Fou d’Ici. Everything in this fine deli is made directly on site by Chef Daren Bergeron, who uses strictly local products. The best part? It’s located right next to the Place des Festivals in the Quartier des spectacles.

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Happy hour time is Foodlab time, which means a trip to the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT). Open from Tuesday to Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. the lab’s tapas menu features a new country every month. Don’t miss out on the amazing rooftop terrace in the summer.

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Brasserie T!

Thanks to their glass structures, two restaurants offer great views of Place des Festivals. First, there’s F Bar, a Portuguese eatery with renowned fish, seafood and meat dishes. And second is Brasserie T!, sister restaurant of the famous Toqué!, with a brasserie-style menu, seasonal products and homemade charcuteries.

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And to end the night, head to Benelux. Housed in a former bank, this brewpub offers a rustic, industrial décor and a relaxed atmosphere, as well as a wide selection of beers on tap. Cheers!

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  1. Marika

    / Sep 30th

    Lot of choices!



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