Where Chefs Eat in Montréal


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Restaurants:La Récolte Espace Local, Lawrence Restaurant, Restaurant Toque!
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Farm-to-table, European, French / Canadian
Neighborhoods:Plateau Mont-Royal, Mile End, Old Montreal
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La Récolte Espace Local

Plateau Mont-Royal
146 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Brunch
“It's only open for brunch on the weekend, but this is the brunch restaurant for me. They do wonderful dinners as well!” – John Winter Russell
99% recommended
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Lawrence Restaurant

Mile End
219 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
“Marc Cohen's food is straightforward, very honest, and consistently delicious. The service is professsional and knowledgeable. It's an all-round win everytime. Marc's food comes oRead more
91% recommended
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Restaurant Toque!

$$$$·French / Canadian·
Old Montreal
2,789 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Tasting Menu
“The best high-end restaurant in the city – maybe even in Canada.” – Martin Juneau
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Montreal

Maison Boulud

$$$$·Contemporary French·
1,769 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Romance
Recommended by Chef Reto Lampart from Lampart's
93% recommended

Restaurant Candide

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
38 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Recommended by Chef Florent Ladeyn from Auberge du Vert Mont
100% recommended

Le Chien Fumant

Plateau Mont-Royal
268 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Bar Seating
Recommended by Chef Marc-Alexandre Mercier from Hotel Herman