New restaurant openings in Montréal
This article was updated on April 18, 2019.
The Montréal restaurant scene is in constant motion, with new places opening every week. Read this latest list and stay up to date with the city’s dynamic culinary scene.
A daytime restaurant open from breakfast to late lunch, Old Montréal’s Dandy is a stunning space to enjoy an Instagram-perfect meal with a cuisine that leans towards Mediterranean flavours.
Montréal now counts a maritime cuisine restaurant in the South West! Acadian culinary traditions are alive and well at cute Le Fricot, including classics such as lobster rolls, fricot soup and a fish pogo.
Two Au Pied de Cochon alumni are behind this stunning new spot on Saint-Denis Street in La Petite-Patrie. Bar-St-Denis is a casual neighbourhood spot that offers elevated bar food made with quality ingredients, great cocktails, craft beer and wines.
The Village’s Tendresse is open everyday from 10 am until late. Bold international cuisine from tacos to waffles, tasty cocktails and a great wine list are on the menu of this 100% vegan bistro that’s steeped in tender pastel hues.
Another great vegan option is Restaurant Radis, an Italian restaurant that serves fresh pasta, pizza and traditional Italian desserts along with a natural wine menu that’s sure to please.
Bread, cakes, pastries and coffee are on the menu at Le Toledo, a new café and bakery on Mont-Royal Avenue that also serves light food fare such as smorebrod and a breakfast board.
Osteria da Elda
The team behind popular Barcola Bistro is also behind Osteria da Elda, a new Mile End spot serving refined classic Italian food such as fresh pasta and grilled meats and fish with a private-import wine list.
Pizza, homemade pasta and a variety of Italian side dishes and appetizers are on the menu of Fugazzi Pizza, a new trendy and colourful establishment in Pointe-Saint-Charles.
Open across the street from Parc Jarry, a part of the city that needs more restaurants, Basterd is a sustainable establishment that is fighting food waste by transforming the Jean-Talon Market second choice produce into delectable brunch, lunch and dinner dishes.
Le 409 is a collaboration between the Holder and Atma teams. The result is a stunning Indian bistro that’s unique in Montréal. The funky décor is a delectable cross between a Wes Anderson set and a Bollywood extravaganza. The menu is Indian, of course, but with a slight modern twist.
Fanfare is a new bakery and restaurant on Jarry Street in Villeray that is rooted in French cuisine. Fanfare Jarry uses regional and organic products as much as possible and serves breakfast and lunch fare as well as delicious breads, pastries and cakes.
Sauvage Bar à Vin
The Sauvage Bar à Vin has recently opened its doors in downtown Montréal. This cozy establishment serves classic French bistro fare and a wine list with affordable bottles and wines by the glass.
Pub Wolf & Workman
The anticipated and magnificent British pub Pub Wolf & Workman is now open in Old Montréal. Typical British fare, including Indian dishes popular in the UK, are on the menu in a spectacular and cozy décor.
Le Flamant is a new Hochelaga-Maisonneuve restaurant showcasing seasonal and regional products and a menu with surprising flavour and texture combinations such as the MTL Smoked Meat served with a pickle gel.
Carlos serves delectable Portuguese chicken grilled on a charcoal grill, chicken sandwiches, poutine, spicy fries, salads and freshly baked natas in the heart of the Village.
New locations and restaurant news
Caribbean restaurant Lloydie’s now has a new location on Crescent Street.
Beloved fresh pasta haven il Miglio has now opened a second location in Old Montréal.
Pizzeria Melrose has opened a second location on Saint-Laurent Boulevard on the Plateau.
Italian coffee shop Parma Café has opened a second location on De la Gauchetière Street.
Darling now has a new chef on board who has revitalized the menu by drawing inspiration from his cooking experience in Scandinavia and at La Cabane d’à côté.
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.