Montréal's best hotel restaurants

Jason Lee

Jason is a food eater and picture taker. As the blogger behind Shut Up and Eat, he covers everything food, from recipes to reviews. Jason has vowed that he will not stop until he has officially eaten his way across Montréal. It’s a big claim, and it’s one he’s making.

With thousands of options, getting a taste of Montréal’s restaurant scene can take some precise logistical planning. Luckily if you’re visiting Montréal, your gastronomic journey’s starting point can start closer than you realize. Some of Montréal’s great chefs helm the kitchens of the city’s finest luxury and boutique hotels. These restaurants highlight some of city’s creative culinary teams and are frequented and appreciated by visitors and locals alike.

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Osco!

Osco! restaurant allows you to discover local Québec products enhanced with the flavours of Provence. Much of the produce and organic ingredients on the menu are harvested from Osco!’s own roof-top garden. Located right next to Osco! is Montréal’s premiere absinthe bar, Sarah B. Sarah B invites you to sample the once outlawed spirit in the plush space that features nooks and secret alcoves to enjoy the ritual of absinthe as well as a fantastic bar menu of small bites and hors d’oeuvres.

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Kyo Bar Japonais

Kyo Bar Japonais boasts an izakaya themed menu and an extensive –and probably the city’s biggest – sake list of over 30 options. With tapas style dishes, Kyo offers a little bit of everything from different styles of Asian cuisine with a deft Japanese sophistication; from sushi and nigiri to chicken yakitori and hamachi bibimbap, Chef Ding and crew will not let you leave hungry.

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Brasserie 701

Also located in the Hotel Place d’Armes, Brasserie 701 is a popular spot for locals and visitors for happy hour drinks as well as boozey Sunday brunches that feature a live DJ spinning tunes to knock the cobwebs out of your head. 

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Chez Chine

Located in the heart of Chinatown Chez Chine serves Cantonese dishes as well as traditional dim sum. The restaurant is located in the atrium and overlooks a live indoor koi pond. Book the table in the pagoda for a unique dining experience.

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Restaurant de l’ITHQ

Let the next class of hospitality professionals serve you today. Located in the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec, this teaching restaurant and hotel is where students garner experience to graduate as top industry professionals. Keep an eye out for their creative and inspired menu items, who knows, they may be featured at the next up and coming restaurant.

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gaZette

Chef Paul Little is a Montreal restaurant scene veteran and has been executive chef at gaZette for the last seven years. His menu promotes the terroir farm-to-table slow food movement and features ingredients sourced from local farms which they proudly list on their official website.

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East Pan-asian

Discover the tastes and flavours of the Far East with a Western twist at the Renaissance Montréal Downtown hotel’s restaurant, East. In an atmosphere reminiscent of Old Shanghai, delight your senses with a Pan-Asian menu that will guarantee to pique your palate for exotic fare. Check out the lobster shu mai or scallop dumplings on their all-day dim sum list, or indulge in the Chinese delicacy Peking duck, served with water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and hoisin sauce. 

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Maggie Oakes

New from Le Groupe Antonopoulos comes restaurant Maggie Oakes located in the newly minted luxury hotel, William Gray (421 Saint-Vincent Street). The menu at Maggie Oakes is described as an “upmarket grill restaurant with a local vegetable focus.” Enjoy an eclectic cocktail list, while taking in the sights and sounds of the roof top terrasse overlooking Place Jacques-Cartier and the scenic Old Port. Named after the the historic building it now occupies – Maison Edward-William-Gray constructed in 1773 – Hotel William Gray is a masterfully crafted juxtaposition intertwining historic charm and modern flourishes in both architecture and design. This property promises to be a destination for casual gatherings and discerning dining.

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Other hotel restaurants to try

Bonaparte (Bonaparte)

Bijou (Marriott Terminal)

Le Petit Opus Café (Omni)

Gault Restaurant (Hôtel Gault)

Taverne Gaspar (Auberge du Vieux-Port)

Jason Lee

Jason is a food eater and picture taker. As the blogger behind Shut Up and Eat, he covers everything food, from recipes to reviews. Jason has vowed that he will not stop until he has officially eaten his way across Montréal. It’s a big claim, and it’s one he’s making.

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