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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bagel Shop
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“There are two types of bagels: New York style and Montreal. In Montreal there are two bagel houses that started the tradition. St. Viateur is my favourite bagel place, chevy, deliciously sweet, and great flavours, freshly baked 24/7.”
  • 324 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“Many argue that Fairmount Bagel has been serving the best Montreal bagels since 1919, whereas others prefer St-Viateur, open since 1957, just around the corner.”
  • 290 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Best place for the avid beer-lover! If you like experimenting, this historical local brewery is the place to try!”
  • 269 locals recommend
Café
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“Authentic Italian coffee joint with amazing coffee & great canolis, a perfect sample the multicultural and hip neighborhood.”
  • 245 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Famous vegan resto is known for their végé salad bowls. You can expect an outdoor line-up unless you are lucky! ”
  • 215 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
“Hip, trendy and artsy, the Plateau is known for its iconic spiral staircases and historical three-storey buildings. It is home to casual cafes, laid-back eateries, busy bars, and contemporary galleries and theatres. ”
  • 157 locals recommend
Bar
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“Check out this Montreal institution for live music events or just hang out in the bar for a cocktail and good food! ”
  • 162 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“A unique borough, with vintage stores, local designers and the best bagels in town”
  • 92 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Great place for a drink. They serve charcuteries/cheeses and their roasted chicken is reallyyy good.”
  • 169 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Best Bread in Montreal. Champignons au chocolat blanc are to dye for! A must.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great brunch spot. Vintage-chic. Also a classic spot for drinks in the evening.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“People come from far for it. tip: If you get a pot you don't have to wait in line”
  • 146 locals recommend
Café
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“Light brunch menu, a funky mix of Mediterranean & Oriental cuisine (check their menu before you go). Accompanied with exquisite coffee. If you’re looking for a more traditional North American menu, stop by L’Oeufrier right on the corner then stop by the Arts Café to get a coffee to digest ;)”
  • 89 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Creative, thoughtful and honest cooking alongside a properly curated beer and wine list, in an elegant but informal setting. They also are the owners of the Larrys’ a scaled-down casual café/bistro just beside at 9 Fairmont street.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Bar
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“THis is a show bar and a great upscale spanish food joint!! Eat a really great meal and catch a show!!!!”
  • 80 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun bar with a patio outside, decent cocktails, good-value tapas and snacks, and an occasional dance floor on weekends after midnight”
  • 72 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Beer Bar
“Best place for the avid beer-lover! If you like experimenting, this historical local brewery is the place to try!”
  • 269 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Famous vegan resto is known for their végé salad bowls. You can expect an outdoor line-up unless you are lucky! ”
  • 215 locals recommend
Bar
“Check out this Montreal institution for live music events or just hang out in the bar for a cocktail and good food! ”
  • 162 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Great place for a drink. They serve charcuteries/cheeses and their roasted chicken is reallyyy good.”
  • 169 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best Bread in Montreal. Champignons au chocolat blanc are to dye for! A must.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Café
“Light brunch menu, a funky mix of Mediterranean & Oriental cuisine (check their menu before you go). Accompanied with exquisite coffee. If you’re looking for a more traditional North American menu, stop by L’Oeufrier right on the corner then stop by the Arts Café to get a coffee to digest ;)”
  • 89 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Creative, thoughtful and honest cooking alongside a properly curated beer and wine list, in an elegant but informal setting. They also are the owners of the Larrys’ a scaled-down casual café/bistro just beside at 9 Fairmont street.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“The best brunch place in Montreal according to Foursquare users. We recommend going on weekdays or showing up before 10 am to avoid some long line-ups.”
  • 66 locals recommend

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