Classic Cantonese cuisine
92 De La Gauchetière Street O | Website
Beijing is a local favourite for classic cantonese fare. From fried noodles and rice, to sizzling platters and specialty stews, the extensive menu here will surely hit the spot. Ask for the daily specials - they’re often written on the wall, but if you can’t read Chinese, you’ll be missing out on some delicious goodies!
Restaurant Mon Nan
43 de la Gauchetière Street E | Website
Mon Nan is popular for their set meals for varying group sizes. If you’re in the mood for trying a little bit of everything, order the set menus for four, six and even up to 12 people. À la carte is always a great option as well. Try the Peking duck set meal - a three or four course meal service which includes a duck soup, stir-fry, noodles and the traditional DIY duck in pancake wraps.
1111 Saint-Urbain Street | Website
Restaurant Chinatown Kim Fung is one of the few places in Chinatown that offers a daily dim sum service. Starting at 8am, enjoy a classic dim sum meal comprised of steamers filled with dumplings, rice noodle wraps and more. Dinner menu includes Cantonese specialties exclusive to Kim Fung. Private rooms available.
1008 Clark Street | Website
Montreal’s biggest Chinese banquet restaurant is also another popular spot for their dim sum service and Cantonese cuisine. Luxe banquet dishes that include lobster and king crab to fish maw soup and abalone are all available à la carte. Separate private floor available for larger groups.
There’s a reason why there’s three dumpling spots all within the same two-block radius - People can’t get enough of them! From lamb and coriander, seafood and vegetarian options, this trio of dumpling houses has something for everyone.
Qing Hua Dumpling - 1019 St Laurent Blvd | Website
Mai Xiang Yuan Dumpling - 1082 St Laurent Blvd | Website
Oh Dumplings - 1050 Clark Street | Website
Quick bites on the go
2 de la Gauchetière Street O | Website
This traditional Hong Kong style bakery is one of the go-to places for fun buns and fancy cakes. Classic Chinese hand-held brioche buns stuffed with sweet or savoury fillings are perfect for a quick snack or light meal.
85 de la Gauchetière Street O | Website
Another Hong Kong style bakery specializes in baked goods as well as boba. BBQ buns, molten red bean buns and specialty pre-packaged raisin loaves and cookies available. Grab a tray and fill it up with all the goodies your heart desires.
Patisserie Bao Bao Dim Sum
83 de la Gauchetière Street O | Website
This Chinese bun shop specializes in steamed buns as well as grab and go dumplings and sacks. From delicious savoury chicken and cabbage buns to black sesame buns in the shapes of cartoon characters, take a bite out of Hello Kitty, Doreamon and even an Angry Bird filled with custard.
Cocktails and more
Fleurs et Cadeaux Restaurant
1002 Saint-Urbain Street | Website
This snack and sake bar is a great spot to start an evening out. A dark and moody atmosphere is filled with funky beats and delicious eats. An impressive wine list that features imports and cocktails as well as Japanese inspired small bites to share.
Bar Le Mal Nécessaire
1106B St Laurent Blvd | Website
Le Mal Nécessaire is a fun place to go for tiki inspired cocktails and snacks on “The Main”. Located under Restaurant Fung Shing (they provide the snack options of the menu), this vibrant bar is the spot to kick back and relax with their famous cocktails served in an actual pineapple or young coconut.
1071 Boul Saint-Laurent | Website
This wine bar has an extensive wine list and cocktail menu. From red, white, orange, rosé and more, they’ve got all the colours under the wine rainbow. Pickles, “home-ferments”, and small plated snacks to nosh on as well.