If you’re looking to add new Montreal restaurants to your restaurant directory, you’re in luck.
Clearly, the past 18 months have not been the ideal climate for launching restaurants all over Montreal, but as the vaccine rollout continues to unfold and pandemic restrictions loosen, more and more restaurants. open their doors for the first time.
From new pizzerias to fancier restaurants, Portuguese chicken, quick bites and everything in between, add these dozens of new Montreal restaurants to your “we should eat here someday” radar.
If you’re hungry for some tasty, back in time pizza, Hang Time Pizza is designed to look like the 90s, and the cozy place features New York-style pizza circles and Detroit-style pizza squares.
Pizza is available by the slice or full cheese pies for delivery or dinner.
Address: 1390 Boulevard de Maisonneuve
Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
This street food restaurant opened in August and the Romanian spot serves sliders, poutine, savory truffle fries, sausage lollipops and salads.
Address: 19, avenue du Mont-Royal East
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. closed on Mondays
GOAT Grill has made a statement in the Saint-Henri borough of Montreal since the unveiling of its mural dedicated to the greatest athletes of all time earlier this summer.
Their artwork is spectacular and their chicken also deserves praise.
They use a blend of Portuguese and Angolan spices and charcoal grilled chicken in a 1980s style counter.
Address: 4376 Notre-Dame Street West
Hours: Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This French brasserie in Old Montreal specializes in seafood platters, foie gras and very tasty sweet potato cutlets.
Address: 740 Guillaume Street
Hours: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. closed Monday and Tuesday
Casa Kaizen offers authentic Mexican vegan tapas and tacos. What do you want more?
Address: 16 avenue des Pins
Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
This café by day, wine bar by night is nestled on the constantly bustling Sherbrooke Street in NDG. Expect delicious coffee and sandwiches during the day, then the cozy spot transforms into a chic wine bar at night.
Tip: try the wine-braised rabbit.
Address: 5930 Sherbrooke West
Hours: from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. closed Monday and Tuesday
This upscale, two-story Mediterranean restaurant in Old Montreal just screams ‘rendezvous’. The dimly lit place offers phenomenal cocktails, a decadent rack of lamb, beef tartare, oysters and more.
A location in the Old Port that serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner?
Where are we seated?
Address: 209 Saint-Paul Street West
Hours: Wednesday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 5 p.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday, 10 am-3pm; closed Monday and Tuesday
Dude, Montrealers love their croissants and Hazukido could be the new place to checkout. Especially for students.
Located near Concordia University, Hazukido gives a Japanese twist to classic French pastries.
Address: 1629 Ste-Catherine Street West
Hours: 10 am-6pm
As the weather starts to cool, dip into some inexpensive Vietnamese soup in Villeray and add some savory spice to your day.
Address: 360 Jean-Talon Street
Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., closed on Sunday
How about a seafood restaurant in a stone-walled building in the Old Port?
Pincette is a lobster bar with New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island catches as well as seafood, oyster and fish dishes in an ambient setting.
Address: 94 Saint-Paul Street East
Hours: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Let’s finish it off with dessert and coffee, eh?
49th Parallel is a Vancouver-based cafe that focuses on sustainably sourced coffee. The cafe has four locations in British Columbia and opened its first location outside of British Columbia in Montreal over the summer.
The trendy spit offers more than a dozen varieties of donuts and coffee from sustainable sources.
Address: 488 McGill Street
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.