New restaurant openings in Montréal
New restaurants, bars, lunch counters, casual spots and more keep popping up in Montréal on a weekly basis. We have made it our mission to tell you about them over the next few weeks, starting with the latest restaurant openings listed below.
Chef Hakim Chajjar’s new restaurant is located in Pointe Saint-Charles, a neighbourhood that’s severely lacking in terms of neighbourhood eateries. His market cuisine is inspired by his culinary background and technical expertise.
This BYOW bistro on lively Masson Street in Rosemont serves all your French classics in a lively ambiance. And don’t forget to Instagram their gorgeous tiles!
The newly renovated Fairmount Queen Elizabeth Hotel recently opened with much fanfare. Its restaurant Rosélys is just as beautifully designed as the rest of the hotel has acquired much critical acclaim for its excellent service and its exquisite fine dining and artful plating.
Downtown Montréal now counts a modern Moroccan restaurant among its establishments. Tangia serves a traditional cuisine with a contemporary twist in an elegant yet casual décor. Check out the interior courtyard, one of the best hidden secrets in town!
Perles et Paddock
Griffintown-based Perles & Paddock has gained instant fame for its Instagram-worthy décor. The free-standing building used to host a garage but has since transformed into an establishment that serves great seasonal food, cocktails and wines.
Foodies rejoice, the team behind much-missed La Famille and M’atine is back with a new establishment in Petite Patrie! Bistro Rosie is a neighbourhood bistro serving elevated comfort food dishes for dinner and Saturday brunch.
Located on Monkland Avenue, Hopkins is a chef-driven restaurant serving a market-inspired cuisine in one of the most beautifully decorated spots in Montréal.
From the owner of successful franchise SoupeSoup comes Le Bloomfield, a restaurant inspired by her taste in food and design. Located on Ban Horne Avenue in Outremont, the cuisine includes simple comfort food dishes such as a Greek-style lamb, a burger and several dishes served with socca, a gluten free flatbread made with chickpeas.
This new neighborhood bistro in Verdun offers a menu rooted in French cuisine while adapting to local products. Their funky cocktails and a well curated wine list rounds up this elegant bistro experience.
Recently opened in the Mile End, Fieldstone is a unique dining experience combining the culinary heritage and cooking experiences of its chef Chanthy Yen and owner Emiliano Rivera. Cambodian/Mexican flavours with a Spanish flare, the cuisine here is based on local and seasonal products.
Le Mount Stephen’s new restaurant and bar occupy two separate spaces inside the centennial downtown grey stone. The bar’s cocktails and bites are delicious and the restaurant’s menu is a contemporary take on classic U.K. fare, such as rarebit toast and beef Wellington.
Experience Barcelona’s tapas life at this new downtown establishment envisioned by star designer Zebulon Perron. Small sharing dishes, Spanish wines, hearty stews are all on the menu. You’ll also be able to pick your fresh fish and your preferred cooking method for a custom-made dining experience.
Local produce, fresh, seasonal ingredients, funky cocktails and fine wine make this new cozy and casual restaurant a great place to spend an evening or a few daytime hours since they also serve brunch.
Taboo cuisine rebelle
45 miniburgers, 17 different poutines, 180 possible tartare combos, generous salads and funky cocktails, need we say more? Head to the new Taboo downtown location to experience it all.
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.