Mouthwatering gourmet Montréal restaurants perfect for groups

published on July 12, 2018
Montréal Partners Tourisme Montréal: News and People

We like tooting our own horn when it comes to hosting events in Montréal, and that combination of European flair and New World modernism has also had an immense effect on the city’s culinary delights. To put it simply, when it comes to food Montréalers love the finer things in life. And whether you’re organizing a conference, executive meeting or a team getaway, these 12 gourmet hot spots around Montréal will leave your guests well-fed and full of energy for the next event. 


(1 Casino Avenue). The crème de la crème of fine dining in Montréal, L’Atelier Joël Robuchon is one of Canada’s most celebrated gourmet experiences. One of master chef Joël Robuchon’s international restos (his dozen restaurants have been awarded 32 Michelin stars, the most of any chef in the world), a meal at L’Atelier will leave your attendees grasping for superlatives in the best possible way. 


(1450 Peel Street). Specializing in expertly prepared and served Spanish charcuterie, paella, oysters and tapas, Iberica brings a taste of the Mediterranean to Montréal. The wood oven grill has even been imported from Barcelona, and brings with it that unique Barça taste that’s otherwise impossible to replicate. 


(900 Jean-Paul-Riopelle Place). Despite its geographic distance, Restaurant Toque! is a member of the exclusive group of Grandes Tables du Monde de France (as well as the Relais & Châteaux list) alongside some of the finest restaurants in the world. But don’t let those accreditations scare you – besides the mouthwatering food, at Toqué! Canadian-style friendliness is a house speciality under the guiding hand of chef Normand Laprise. 


(1227 de la Montagne Street). A co-member of the Grandes Tables du Monde de France alongside Restaurant Toqué!, Europea also holds a proud place in the Relais & Châteaux association – an international list of the best of the best restaurants and hotels in 55 countries. Treat your guests to modernist cuisine prepared from the best products in Québec from the imagination of Executive Chef Jérôme Ferrer. 


(6389 Saint-Laurent Boulevard). With Pastaga, Chef Martin Juneau has created an unassuming gourmet spot that’s both hip and relaxed. Perfect for intimate group dinners or a talkative brunch, there’s also an impressive organic wine list to wash it all down (after business has been attended to, of course). 


(104 Laurier Avenue West). The foie gras at Marc De Canck and Olivier de Montigny’s La Chronique is so good it’s habit forming. Wine lovers will also rejoice, as La Chronique’s wine list was awarded the Wine Spectator Award for its list of over 250 sought-after labels. 


(1228 Sherbrooke Street West). Housed in the deluxe Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Daniel Boulud’s Maison Boulud lives up to that storied address with a pristine menu sourcing from seasonal Québec products. Treat your group to an outdoor meal in the gardens during spring, summer and fall, or take in the glowing night views from inside a 46-seat glass greenhouse throughout the winter months. 


(219 du Mont-Royal Avenue West). Fish fans will love the open kitchen and delectable seafood dishes on hand at Le Filet. Adventurous mouths will love the octopus and escargot, but there’s something on hand for everyone who loves fruits de 


(96 Fleury Street West) A hot-spot of experimentation and creative energies in the kitchen, Restaurant Le St Urbain has brought gourmet cuisine into the Ahuntsic-Cartierville neighbourhood on the North side of the island – a journey well worth making. 


(257 Prince Street) The tastes of Italy come alive at Le Serpent with a daily changing menu ranging from risottos, meats and rotisserie. Don’t let the Old Montréal address fool you either – Le Serpent’s focus on modern design touches marks this restaurant as a trendsetter both in taste and look. 


(5357 Park Avenue) Founded by acclaimed chef Costas Spiliadis, the Estatorio Milos restaurants hold an international reputation for the finest in Mediterranean seafood, and the Montréal location continues that fine tradition. 


(1595 Saint Laurent Boulevard) Located in the Quartier des spectacles entertainment district, the small Bouillon Bilk packs a big culinary punch, offering new twists on old French favourites. Not the typical sort of restaurant attendees would find on their own, make your guests feel like a local by letting them in on this well-kept secret spot. 

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