Where Chefs Eat in Montréal

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Phaidon
Restaurants:Lawrence Restaurant, Restaurant Toque!, Maison Boulud
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:European, French / Canadian, Contemporary French
Neighborhoods:Mile End, Old Montreal, Downtown
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Lawrence Restaurant

$$$$·European·
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 off as traditional En...

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Restaurant Toque!

$$$$·French / Canadian·
Old Montreal
2,742 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List

“The best high-end restaurant in the city – maybe even in Canada.” – Martin Juneau

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Maison Boulud

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Downtown
1,890 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating

Recommended by Chef Reto Lampart from Lampart's

Best Service in Montreal / Quebec
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Restaurant Candide

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Griffintown/St-Henri
39 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies

Recommended by Chef Florent Ladeyn from Auberge du Vert Mont

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Le Chien Fumant

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Plateau Mont-Royal
349 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu

Recommended by Chef Marc-Alexandre Mercier from Hotel Herman

Best Ambience in Montreal / Quebec

La Récolte Espace Local - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
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

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