Happening Gourmand

Mayssam Samaha

This year marks the 11th edition of the Happening Gourmand, a yearly festive event celebrating great food in the heart of Old Montreal. From January 11th to February 4th, 2018 food lovers can enjoy delectable and affordable table d’hôte menus at these 9 establishments: BEVO Bar + Pizzeria, Taverne Gaspar, Kyo Bar Japonais, Méchant Boeuf, Modavie, Brasserie 701, Verses Bistro, Vieux-Port Steakhouse and Maggie Oakes.

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For 2 ½ weeks, these restaurants will all be offering 3-course table d’hôte menus to please every taste and palate. Whether you prefer wood oven-baked pizza, Japanese cuisine or great grilled steaks, you will find a restaurant to satisfy your cravings. In fact, you have plenty of time to try all 9 restaurants!


Below is the break down of restaurants organized by menu prices:

Menu at $23: BEVO

Menu at $27: Vieux-Port Steakhouse, Taverne Gaspar, Modavie, Brasserie 701, Méchant Boeuf

Menu at $31: Maggie Oakes, Kyo Bar Japonais, Verses Bistro


For the first time this year, Happening Gourmand is adding brunch to its roster. Brunch lovers can enjoy a $17 menu at Taverne Gaspar, Brasserie 701, Méchant Boeuf, Maggie Oakes and Verses Bistro or a $27 all-you-can-eat gourmet brunch buffet at Vieux-Port Steakhouse. The brunch menus are as varied as the dinner menus and include hearty options such as chicken and waffles, pulled pork and breakfast burgers as well as healthier options such as smoked salmon and avocado toast.


Happening Gourmand is also partnering up with Igloofest once again to offer diners $25 festival tickets. All you have to do is mention it when you reserve your table.


The Details

Happening Gourmand

January 11th to February 4th, 2018

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Check out all the menus and reserve your tables here.

Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha, blogger

Mayssam Samaha is a food and travel writer and blogger. She travels the world in search of the next culinary discovery. From Iceland to South Africa, she’s already visited over 30 countries and there’s nothing she enjoys more than wandering around a farmers’ market in a foreign city.

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