Let’s do lunch: great places to eat in Montréal


Tourisme Montréal

This article was updated on January 24, 2024.

To make choosing easier and plug you into new discoveries, we decided to do a round-up of restaurants that are open for lunch. Grab your coworkers or friends and check out what’s cooking.

Maison Boulud | Lamb


The city centre offers oodles of choices to gather with your crew, inside and out. From tony restaurants to casual brasseries to cool Korean eateries and beyond, there are an array of choices for team lunches, birthday celebrations, catch-up meetings or even just people-watching.

3 Brasseurs - Crescent
1356 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website

3 Brasseurs - McGill
732 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website

3 Brasseurs - St-Denis
1658 Saint-Denis Street | Website

Alexandre et fils
1454 Peel Street | Website

Bar Caffettiera
2055 Stanley Street | Website

Bar George
1440 Drummond Street | Website

Benny&Co - Downtown
1175 Robert-Bourassa Blvd. | Website


1255 Jeanne-Mance Street | Website

Brasserie Milton

475, Président-Kennedy Avenue | Website

Café Holt

1300 Saint-Catherine Street West | Website

Café SAT

6 place du Marché | Website

Café Vasco da Gama

1472 Peel Street | Website

Campo Poulet Portugais

1108 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West | Website

Chez Cora 

1240 Drummond Street | Website

Complexe Sir Winston Churchill Pub

1455-59 Crescent Street | Website

East Pan-asiatique

1250 Robert-Bourassa Blvd. | Website

Ferreira Café

1446 Peel Street | Website

Fiorellino Snack Bar - Ristorante

470 De La Gauchetière Street West | Website

Henri Brasserie Française

1240 Square Phillips Street | Website


1450 Peel Street | Website

La Classe

1175 Robert-Bourassa Blvd. | Website

La Finca café & marché local

1067 de Bleury Street | Website

Le Boulevardier

2050 Mansfield Street | Website

Le Central

30 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website

Le Kube restaurant

900 De La Gauchetière Street West | Website

Le Pois Penché

1230 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West | Website


1 Place du Canada | Website

L'Ô - Restaurant et Lounge

1180 de la Montagne Street | Website

Lola Rosa - Place des Arts

276 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website

Maison Boulud

1228 Sherbrooke Street West | Website


1440, de la Montagne Street | Website


1001, du Square-Victoria Street | Website

Osco!, Brasserie Provençale

360 Saint-Antoine Street West | Website

Osteria MKT

1333 Robert-Bourassa Blvd. | Website


1155 Sherbrooke Street West | Website

Restaurant H3

340 De La Gauchetière Street West | Website

Restaurant La Medusa

1218 Drummond Street | Website

Restaurant Rosélys

900 René-Lévesque Blvd. West | Website

Restaurant Sho-Dan

2020 Metcalfe Street | Website

Restaurant Siam

1325 René-Lévesque Blvd. West | Website

Restaurant Tbsp.

901 Square-Victoria Street | Website

Restaurant Toqué!

900 place Jean-Paul-Riopelle | Website

Resto Végo

1720 Saint-Denis Street | Website

Reuben's, Deli & Steakhouse

1116 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

5 Place Ville-Marie | Website

Time Out Market

705 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website


Bistro Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises


With its beautiful greystones, cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the St. Lawrence River, Old Montréal is a veritable feast for the senses, while its lunch scene caters to a wide range of palates and preferences. Choices run the gamut of gorgeous rooftop patios, busy steakhouses, ultra-chic cafés or relaxed restaurants.

3 Brasseurs - Saint-Paul
105 Saint-Paul Street East | Website

Benny&Co. - Old Montréal
201 Saint-Jacques Street | Website

Bistro Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises
32 McGill Street | Website

Brasserie 701
701 Côte de la Place-d'Armes | Website

Brit & Chips
433 McGill Street | Website

Café Paquebot - Old Montréal
520 Saint-Laurent Blvd. | Website

Crêperie Chez Suzette
3 Saint-Paul Street East | Website

270 Saint-Antoine Street West | Website

116 McGill Street | Website

438 McGill Street | Website

John Michael's Pub
459 Place Jacques-Cartier | Website

Le Cartet
106 McGill Street | Website

Le Muscadin
443 Saint-Vincent Street | Website

LOV McGill
464 McGill Street | Website

Maggie Oakes
426 Place Jacques-Cartier | Website

1 Saint-Paul Street West | Website

406 Saint-Jacques Street | Website

Olive et Gourmando
351 Saint-Paul Street West | Website

360 Saint-Antoine Street West | Website

Pincette - Bar à homard
94 Saint-Paul Street East | Website

Restaurant Gandhi
230 Saint-Paul Street West | Website

Restaurant Holder
407 McGill Street | Website

Restaurant Mélisse

719 William Street | Website

Ristorante Quattro

17 Notre-Dame Street West | Website

Sésame - Old Montréal

380 Saint-Jacques Street | Website

Trattoria Gio

452 Place Jacques-Cartier | Website

Vallier Bistro

425 McGill Street | Website

Venice MTL - Old-Montréal

440 Saint-François-Xavier Street | Website

Vieux-Port Steakhouse

39 Saint-Paul Street East | Website


 Brasserie Bernard


If boho-chic, French flair, time-honoured hangouts and millennial creativity is your thing, you’ll love the lunch vibe of these two boroughs, especially along its buzz-worthy thoroughfares. The sheer diversity of eats offered for take-out or dining-in makes both neighbourhoods excellent lunchtime destinations.

Aldea MTL
4403 Saint-Laurent Blvd. | Website

Bistrot La Fabrique
3619 Saint-Denis Street | Website

Brasserie Bernard

1249 Bernard Avenue West| Website

Café Mimosa
3509 Saint-Laurent Blvd. | Website

Chez Lévêque
1030 Laurier Avenue West | Website

IBERICOS Taverne à tapas espagnoles
4475 Saint-Denis Street | Website

Les Enfants Terribles - Bernard
1257 Bernard Avenue West | Website

30 Prince Arthur Street West | Website

Pizzédélic Mont-Royal
1250 du Mont-Royal Avenue East | Website

Restaurant de l'ITHQ
3535 Saint-Denis Street | Website

Restaurant Leméac
1045 Laurier Avenue West | Website

Robin des Bois
Parc La Fontaine | Website

3895 Saint-Laurent Blvd. | Website


Restaurant Impasto


Caffès, trattorias, spunky diners, avant-garde restaurants, cool brasseries and more make up the landscape of these two boroughs. Go for the old-world, new-world, casual-chic vibe with an innovative twist. Enjoy your meal!

Benny&Co. - Rosemont
450 Beaubien Street East | Website

Brasserie Harricana
95 Jean-Talon Street West | Website

48 Dante Street | Website

Restaurant Corneli
6741 Saint-Laurent Blvd. | Website

Tapeo Bar à Tapas
511 Villeray Street | Website


Bagatelle Bistro Apportez votre vin


You can get eyefuls of beautiful art inside and out in the Village, while laid-back HoMa offers a warm welcome and grandeur in equal measure. Whether you’re in the mood for low-key bistros, cool dinettes, colourful taquerias, delish bakeries or upscale restaurants, lunch in these neighbourhoods does not disappoint.

Au Petit Extra
1690 Ontario Street East | Website

Bagatelle Bistro
4323 Ontario Street East | Website

Dame Tartine
1653 Ontario Street East | Website

ZIBO! Griffintown - ZIBO! salmon tartar and fries


From old-school diners to fresh-faced eateries, and third-wave cafés to innovative restaurants not to mention the dreamy Lachine Canal that’s perfect for picnics, your lunchtime options in Montréal’s southwest are infinitely appetizing.

Les Enfants Terribles - Île-des-Sœurs
209 de la Rotonde Street | Website

5524 Saint Patrick Street, #200 | Website

Perles et Paddock
403 des Seigneurs Street | Website

Restaurant Le Richmond
377 Richmond Street | Website

Venice MTL - Saint-Henri
4001 Notre-Dame Street West | Website

ZIBO! Griffintown
90, Peel Street | Website


Café Le Petit Flore


One of Montréal’s most culturally diverse neighbourhoods, Montréal North is full of unique eateries, pizzerias, cafés and cozy restaurants just waiting to be explored.

Café Le Petit Flore
1145 Fleury Street East | Website

1340 Fleury Street East | Website