MTLàTABLE's new restaurants
This year, MTLàTABLE will take place over 15 days instead of 11 in celebration of Montréal’s 375th anniversary! From Thursday, November 2, until Thursday, November 16, you will have more opportunities to visit any of the 175 participating restaurants during this 6th edition that will include some exciting newcomers.
Bistro Licence IV
Located in Montréal’s hip Griffintown, Bistro Licence IV will transport you to France. Feast on French classics such as garlic butter escargots, crêpe Suzette, tartares and cassoulet.
Locals love Gaston, this bring your own wine serves French cuisine in a family oriented ambiance. If you forget your wine, don’t worry the SAQ is conveniently situated right across the street!
Ibéricos is a Portuguese tapas style restaurant in Montréal’s popular Plateau area with a menu focusing on seafood and fresh fish. If you’re a meat lover, their suckling pig, veal, and chorizo dishes are must haves.
This clean, crisp and funky wine bar has all the ingredients for a wonderful evening out. They offer natural and biodynamic wines with a special attention to Italian liqueurs such as Amaro. Magdalena's tapas menu has more of a vegetarian feel.
Located in the newly renovated Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel, this urban market offering fresh seasonal products is a first of its kind in a Canadian hotel. Visit the bakery, pastry shop, crepe station, meat and fish counters and order dishes to go, or to eat on site (opens this fall).
Perfectly located in Old Montréal, this purely Canadian Brasserie with its dark woods and cozy atmosphere has one motivation: great Canadian products. Meats, fish and seasonal ingredients come from Quebec and the rest of the provinces.
Chef Maxime Delmont serves up elegant dishes at this new restaurant in the recently renovated Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel. Rosélys is open all day and the fresh ingredients that make up the wonderful meals comes from the hotel’s Marché Artisans.
This higher-end bring your own wine French bistro located in the Plateau area of Montréal has had great reviews since it opened. The menu changes frequently as chef Charles-Antoine Malenfant-Beaulieu always uses fresh and seasonal ingredients.
Located in Montréal’s Quartier des Spectacles, chef Rémi Brunelle creates a brasserie-style menu with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients. Le Blumenthal is the perfect spot for a bite to eat before or after a show at Place des Arts.
Head to www.mtlatable.com to check out the list of 175 restaurants and the menus they’re offering.
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.