If you are travelling to Montreal, it’s no wonder that the old port is must. The beautiful streets, the cute boutiques and the romantic vibes aren’t missing.When it comes to restaurants, the old port has some of the best in Montreal. It’s often hard to make a choice and it’s why we made a list of 5 old port restaurants you should try.
#1 – Le Bremner
361 St Paul St E, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H2
Located on St-Paul in the old port of Montreal, Le Bremner offers delicious cuisine from one of the top Chef in Canada, Danny Smiles.
The place is identified by the word “Restaurant” on the outside. Make sure you don’t miss it.
#2 – Le Serpent
257 Rue Prince Montreal, QC H3C1T6
Created with the involvement of Le Club Chasse et Pêche and Michele Mercuri, this old port restaurant is located in the Darling visual arts center. They serve raw and cooked appetizers, pastas, risottos, fish and meats.
They also offer delicious deserts made by Masami Waki, Club Chasse et Pêche and Le Filet’s pastry chef.
#3 – L’Orignal
479 Rue St-Alexis Montreal, QC H2Y2N7
You won’t miss this amazing old port restaurant with its big wooden doors and the moose head above its doors. You’ll them be prompted downstairs to enter a cozy lodge atmosphere.
They have a changing menu, but here a few examples: bison burger, fish of the day, beet canneloni & tartar of the day.
#4 – Le Club Chasse et Pêche
423 Rue St-Claude Montréal, QC H2Y3B6
Club Chasse et Pêche is one of Montrealer’s favourite old port restaurant. Cooked by Maitre Hubert Marsolais and chef Claude Pelletier, their French culinary refinement remains excellent up to this day.
When you enter, you first have to go down to arrive in a low-ceiling, dimly lit and intimate atmosphere. Each table has its own halogen lantern. Surrounding you are stones and grey walls which make the decor perfect for a date.
#5 – Taverne Gaspar
89 Rue de la Commune East Montreal, QC H2Y1J1
Located in a 150 year old building, this amazing old port restaurant remains modern. They have an amazing cocktail menu, with a great variety of whiskeys and scotches.
On Thursday, you can get drinks and oysters ($2 each). They serve beef tartare, BBQ Bourbon Bacon cheeseburger, prosciutto wrapped chicken, and much more.