The Montréal restaurant scene is in constant motion, with new places opening every week. Read this latest list and stay up to date with the city’s dynamic culinary scene.
Located in Griffintown, Mignon Steak was created as an homage to restaurant L’Entrecôte Saint-Jean. Like its inspiration, it offers a single prix fixe menu that includes soup or salad, a steak with fries, and a dessert.
Kamuy’s chef Paul Toussaint has embarked on another exciting project within the Time Out Market food court. Americas BBQ takes diners on an exploration of the various barbecue techniques, traditions, and flavors of the Americas.
Verdun’s La Base serves up an assortment of grilled cheese sandwiches each inspired by an international destination from Paris to Korea and Beirut. This winter, they’re also offering onion soup and burgers (also inspired by far-away lands).
Hang Time Pizza
New York-style (circle) and Detroit-style (square) pizzas vie for diners’ attention at Hang Time Pizza in a 90s-inspired ambiance where the pies are named after popular TV shows from the era.
Vandale’s first impression is indeed impressive. The restaurant’s dining room walls are covered in graffiti and tags from invited artists who were encouraged to vandalize the space. The menu is international fare with items such as venison tartare, mushroom pasta, and Tomahawk steak sharing the limelight.
Located in the former Café Via Dante space in Little Italy, Osteria Pollino serves southern Italian specialties. The menu changes often and seems to include handmade pasta as well as a lot of seafood and fish.
Gia Vin & Grill
Gia Vin & Grill is the newest member of the Elena and Nora Gray family. After having perfected the art of pasta and pizza at their other restaurants, the Gia team aims to perfect the intricacies of Italian-style charcoal grilling at their new Saint-Henri spot that comes with a giant terrasse.
Rustic Greek cuisine is highlighted in this new snazzy, Mile End restaurant designed by Zebulon Perron. Kouzina Niata focuses on the kinds of food one eats at home such as rustic homemade filo pies filled with meat, chicken, and more.
A new West Indian sandwich spot on Parc Avenue, Lucki Delite makes mouth-watering sandwiches in homemade coco bread with fillings that include Jerk chicken, fried fish, or barbecue pork.
After garnering a huge success as a food delivery service, Lebanese eatery Mezzmiz is now rooting up at the Time Out Market food court. Expect dishes such as Moroccan chicken with lemon confit, filet mignon shawarma, crispy falafel, or muhammara in pomegranate molasses and Aleppo pepper.
Italian restaurant Moccione has transformed its space to a pick-up and delivery pizza counter (while they get ready to move to another spot). Moccione Pizza’s menu includes a variety of pies as well as a few appetizers and desserts.
Portuguese-style piri-piri chicken competes for stardom with a heap of fish and seafood specialty on Chapado’s menu. The restaurant’s sun-kissed dishes and bright space are a welcome addition to Old Montréal’s dining scene.
Roman-style pizza is on the menu of Ugo Pizzeria, a new spot that just opened in Cité du Multimedia where the dough is based on the chef’s old family recipe.
This famous Taiwanese croissant chain has finally opened its first location in Montréal’s Chinatown! Hazukido specializes in the meticulous art of making croissants and theirs are stunning, with a variety of intriguing fillings such as truffle crab, salted egg yolk, lemon meringue clouds, and more.
Inspired by the algae it’s named after, Spirulina is a new Westmount spot that focuses on serving healthy drinks and snacks. Smoothies, avo toast, salads, energy balls, and other healthy items make up the menu.