Things to do in Montréal in January 2021 – Food and drink

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

Winter comfort food meets seasonal culinary creativity in Montréal in January. With the cold weather revving up everyone’s appetites, Montréal's many restaurants and cafés are set to satisfy all craving with take-out and delivery. Explore the city’s markets too for fresh produce and ready-to-eat meals.

Seasonal meals

Every change in season proves how Montréal's culinary scene is as creative and exciting as ever and as unique as the island city itself – no matter what you’re craving! Wander through the Jean-Talon Market and Atwater Market to find ready-to-eat dishes and all the ingredients to make your own winter feasts.

All kinds of Montréal restaurants have boosted their take-out and delivery game, adding new dishes and even creating meals tailor-made for taking home – take-out one of the great ways to support local restaurants! Explore our guide to the latest in special Montréal take-out and delivery offers from restaurants spanning the city, as well as an extensive and updated list of Montréal restaurants open for take-out and delivery, from downtown favourites to new restaurants. And warm up with take-out hot food for cold days, from the best ramen and pho to South Asian food and fondue. 

Delicious drinks and desserts

Get your caffeine fix in style at Montréal's indie coffee shops. Warm up in style with perfectly brewed tea from Montréal tea houses or a cup of the best hot chocolate in the city. Get a pastry to go with it at Montréal's best bakeries and pastry shops and one of the best fresh-baked doughnuts, in the city. Sample the wonderful chocolate creations at the city's best chocolate shops and indulge is a big bag of candy at these fun Montréal candy shops, along with other musts for foodies visiting Montréal.

By night, mix your own cocktails at home with gin, vodka, rum and more specialty spirits from these Montréal specialty alcohol and spirit makers. Or for the beer lovers, pick up a unique six pack for take out (or even delivery) made by inventive Montréal microbreweries.

Things to do in Montréal in January 2021

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

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