Considered by locals to be one of Canada's best steakhouses, Moishes has been serving delectable steaks since opening in 1938. Should you not care for steak, other choices include salmon, char, veal and lamb. Each charcoal broiling comes with...  Read More

Wilensky's Light Lunch

This Montréal favorite has been serving sandwiches to hungry diners since 1932. The classic sandwich is simple but oh-so-tasty: slices of bologna and salami on a hard-to- categorize bun, with mustard. You can get cheese on that, but otherwise...  Read More

Magnan Restaurant
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This blue-collar diner/tavern on the other side of the Lachine Canal is famous for its tender and succulent Roast Beef. Locals have crossing over to rue St Patrick since 1932 to eat here so it's a bit of a landmark. There's also pretty decent...  Read More


Cakes, pies, mousses, coffees, even hard-to-find candies are some of the delightful offerings at this sweetshop near downtown. Sandwiches are also featured on the menu.

Le Jardin Nelson

Crêpes filled with sweet chocolate, sugar and apple stuffing, with maple syrup vanilla ice cream or fresh strawberies ... which to choose? Sample these and more with an excellent cup of coffee, or enjoy a full meal with savory soups and...  Read More

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This chain of Montréal restaurants offers a terrific all-day breakfast with unlimited coffee at five different locations. All the dishes are centred around eggs–everything from omelets to your basic breakfast of two eggs any style with bacon,...  Read More


If you're in the market for a pick-me-up or just want a place to relax and indulge yourself, head over to Calories. This sweet shop provides indication of its temptations without apology. For years now, the place has been turning out homemade...  Read More

Chez L'Épicier
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If you're in Vieux Montréal and are feeling a bit hungry, head over to this great restaurant and gourmet delicatessen opposite the Marché Bonsecours. There's a touch of whimsy about this place with menus on brown paper bags and the daily menu...  Read More

This unassuming shop has been producing Montréal's best bagels since 1957. Remaining faithful to the eastern European traditions its original owner employed, the shop still rolls its bagels by hand and bakes them in a wood-burning oven that...  Read More

In the restaurant biz, longevity is a feat accomplished only by the best of the best. Chao Praya has been open since 1988, and has only gotten better over the years. The menu is vast, but the staff is supremely adept at describing dishes and...  Read More

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