Montreal’s Fifth Gift to the World – Part 2

Montreal’s Restaurants and Foodie Culture: Representing every flavor of the World’

As for dining out, Montreal captivates the taste buds of both its citizens and visitors with some of the best restaurants and bars this side of any international border. With a mind-blowing assortment of establishments, Montreak will flip your enchilada, toast your chestnut puree and scramble your chorizos and then send you home, full-bellied, licking your chops and satiated.

Shall we take a trip through Montreal’s Food Guide (according to me)? *** Please feel free to submit your take on what you consider the “best of” Montreal Eats… This list is not meant to be exhaustive so Gourmet magazine– eat your heart out!!

Polish- Stash Cafe / Mazurka (tied)
Portugese – Ferreira Cafe Trattoria
Russian – Troika
Italian – Pizzeria Napolitana
French- Au Pied du Cochon
Thai- Chao Pharya
Sushi- Kaizen
Egyptian- Cafe Ramses
Mauritius- Les Delices de l’ile Maurice
Ethiopian- Blue Nile
Indian- Ganges/Pushaps (tied)
Steak- Moishe’s/ Gibby’s / Queue de Cheval
Carribbean- Ma’s Place
Tibet- Om/ Shambhala (tied)
Mexico- La Chilentia
Greek- Hermes
Iran- Byblos
Turkey- Au Vieil Istanbul
Brazal- Senzala

If you are looking for some informative guides to Montreal’s resto-culture, check out the trinity of local food guides:

Barry Lazar’s Taste of Montreal
Lesley Chesterman’s Flavourville
Sarah Musgrave’s Resto A Go-Go

Check out the compiled list from all metroblogging cities.

7 Comments so far

  1. vanou (unregistered) on November 30th, 2006 @ 9:50 am

    Steak: L’Entrecote St-Jean on Peel
    Sushi: Sushi-Moushi on Decarie and on the South Shore
    Thai: That one on Crescent between Maisonneuve and Sherbrooke
    Italian: Los Stivali D’Oro on de la Montagne between Maisonneuve and Sherbrooke

  2. TMcG (unregistered) on November 30th, 2006 @ 5:17 pm

    Oh yeah… Sushi-Moushi is pretty good. Thanks for reminding me of that one!

  3. turbulent (unregistered) on November 30th, 2006 @ 7:34 pm

    I hate to break it to all YUL’ers, but you aren’t the only city in Canada with a wide variety of restaurants …

  4. turbulentflow (unregistered) on November 30th, 2006 @ 7:35 pm

    I hate to break it to all YUL’ers, but you aren’t the only city in Canada with a wide variety of restaurants …

  5. Jay (unregistered) on December 1st, 2006 @ 12:35 am

    Care to enlighten us, then, Turbulentflow?

  6. mansoor (unregistered) on December 1st, 2006 @ 1:18 am

    what?? no pakistani food??? :|

  7. ladyjaye75 (unregistered) on December 2nd, 2006 @ 10:19 am

    Vietnamese: Pho Tay Ho on St-Denis, just off Beaubien

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