If you're a first time visitor to Montreal, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Montreal.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Montreal.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Like Sue said Schwartz's is an institution for Montreal smoked meat - get the medium cut sandwich with mustard and a black cherry coke - it's worth the line-ups." See More
"That light lunch was in preparation for an exact “opposite” dinner that night, Restaurant au Pied de Cochon— the main reason for our trip to Montreal from Salem, Massachusetts." See More
"The Marché Atwater market is another nice stop." See More
"Garde Manger Nini Meatball House Restaurant Grinder RYU L'Express" See More
"We also had breakfast at the famous Beautys Luncheonette where the original owner, now in his 90's still serves." See More
"Make a reservation Bottega for very good italian cuisine, try there pizzas you never had it like these." See More
"Like with its restos, there are too many great cafés in Montreal to name, but one each for a few different spots: Pikolo Espresso Bar, Café Myriade, Flocon Espresso, Olive et Gourmando (great sandwiches at this one)." See More
"Kitsuné, Arts Café, Cafe Aunja, Café Neve, Café Parvis, Pikolo Espresso Bar, Olive et Gourmando are all great coffee/pastry places that you can tuck into if you need a break from the cold weather!" See More
"Restaurant au Pied de Cochon top quality food Grumman 78 high end tacos; amazing ingredients Momesso Restaurant great lunch; sausage sandwich ." See More
"SUWU (this is a restaurant/bar that turns into a lounge late at night, however on the weekends they serve a pretty eclectic brunch" See More
"I finally heard back from a friend/colleague who lives in Montreal and says these are delish: Le Club Chasse et Pêche Restaurant au Pied de Cochon" See More
"Check out L'Auberge Saint-Gabriel after 11:00 PM." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Montreal locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Montreal.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.