Hotel Restaurants and Cafés
Hours may be impacted due to COVID-19 restrictions. We suggested contacting the hotel for more information.
Le Westin restaurant for upscale, Quebec-inspired cuisine & cocktails in an urbane space.
Open daily, 6:30 – 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Les Moulins La Fayette (in the St-Jacques tower)
Bakery with pastries, coffee, sandwiches and chocolates.
Open 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday – Friday
Upscale hotel restaurant offering locally sourced, Provence-inspired fare & an extensive wine list.
Mon. – Fri., 6:30 – 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sat. – Sun., 6:30 – 11 a.m., 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sarah B. Absinthe Bar
Polished space for high-end cocktails, absinthe & shareable plates at the InterContinental Hotel.
Open daily, 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Café Java U Intercontinental
Attached to the InterContinental Montréal, this innovative café features over 20 kinds of gourmet paninis & wraps, mouth-watering baked goods, and a selection of hearty soups & salads, plus fair-trade organic coffee blends.
Open daily, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Atrio Restaurant at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Montréal
Italian restaurant within the Embassy Suites Montréal, offering daily TRIO specials and great Cinq a Sept (cocktail hour) menu items.
Mon. – Fri., 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sat. – Sun., 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Lotus Bar & Lounge
Located in the Holiday Inn Montréal’s atrium and set alongside a unique koi pond, water features, pagoda, and bridges, Lotus Bar & Lounge is the ideal spot to enjoy a cocktail, beer, or vintage wine and eat dinner while watching your favorite sports on one of 3 large flat-screen televisions.
Open daily, 4:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Situated on the Holiday Inn’s second floor, Chez Chine offers a large selection of gourmet Chinese delicacies & Cantonese specialties, an extensive continental menu, and numerous North American-style dishes.
Mon. – Fri., 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sat. – Sun., 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Part social lounge, part craft bar, and part modern bistro, Bivouac is the theatrical setting for an urban-boreal culinary adventure in Downtown Montréal.
Mon. – Fri., 11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sat. – Sun., 5:00 – 10:30 p.m.
The oldest inn in North America and the first to be granted a liquor license under British rule, the Auberge Saint-Gabriel in SpringHill Suites Old Montréal offers a New French gastronomic cuisine wrapped in elegance, charm, and 300 years of history.
Tues. – Sat., 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Le Bisco Restaurant
Refined cuisine with seasonal foods from the Quebec region, carefully selected by the Hôtel Bonaventure’s executive chef.
Open daily, 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Located in the lobby of the Hôtel Bonaventure, Le Kube offers a varied menu of international, Montréal-inspired cuisine in a relaxed, yet upscale setting.
Open daily, 12:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
A chic restaurant & bar with vintage-inspired atmosphere located in the Marriott Château Champlain Montréal, specializing in local ingredients blended with tropical flavors that create a unique culinary experience.
Mon. – Fri., 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sat. – Sun., 6:30 – 10:30 a.m., 1:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Coffeehouse chain attached to the hotel.
Mon. – Fri., 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sat. – Sun., 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Modern grocery shop featuring high-end food options, deli counters, cafe eats & ready-made grub.
Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
A cozy, gourmet café located in Hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth offering local coffees, fresh baked goods, panoramic window views, & plenty of seating.
Open daily, 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sleek restaurant at Reine Elizabeth hotel, featuring contemporary bistronomy fare & art-deco decor.
Open daily, 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Le Centre Sheraton Montréal’s signature restaurant offers freshly brewed coffee and light lunches, all whilst taking in the fabulous city views.
Open daily, 6:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Distances listed are from Le Westin Montréal.
3 Amigos Resto-Bar – 0.06mi
(514) 789-6006, Mexican, $$
Vibrant Mexican venue with weekly specials on tacos & fajitas, plus margaritas, located inside the Montréal Convention Centre.
Noobox – 0.01mi
(514) 868-6678, Asian, $$
Branch of a local chain serving stir-fried Asian noodles with a variety of meats & vegetables.
Steak Frites St-Paul – 0.1mi
(514) 878-3553, Steakhouse, $$
Great tasting steaks, all-you-can-eat Belgian fries, and bring your own wine.
Toqué! – 0.1mi
(514) 499-2084, Québécois/French, $$$$
Farm-fresh Québécois dishes & tasting menus, plus fine wines.
Restaurant La Popessa – 0.1mi
(514) 868-6699, Italian, $$
Laid-back cafeteria with outdoor seating offering an extensive selection of pizza & pasta dishes.
Crew Collective & Café – 0.1mi
(514) 285-7095, Café, $$
Cathedral-style coworking space with a cafe menu of sandwiches, soups & quiches, plus coffee.
Restaurant L’Orignal – 0.2mi
(514) 303-0479, Québécois/French, $$$
Québécois farm-to-table game & seafood dishes in an upscale, funky & woodsy chalet setting.
Fish Bone – 0.2mi
(514) 849-4424, Seafood, $$$
Small plates of Modern Coastal fare with wines & cocktails in chic environs with a seasonal terrace.
Kyo Bar Japonais – 0.2mi
(514) 282-2711, Japanese, $$
Stylish, contemporary spot for a range of Japanese izakaya fare, including sushi, noodles & sake.
Tiradito – 0.2mi
(514) 866-6776, Peruvian, $$$
Industrial-chic bistro providing ceviche & creative Peruvian entrees, plus signature cocktails.
Burger Fiancé – 0.2mi
(514) 840-3614, Vegan, $$
Hip, colorful place featuring plant-based burgers, chicken sandwiches & hot dogs, plus cocktails.
Venice Mtl – 0.2mi
(438) 333-7653, Californian, $$
Airy, quirky Californian restaurant serving poke bowls, tacos, salads, pizzas & cocktails.
Café Titanic – 0.2mi
(514) 849-0894, Café, $$
Warm, semi-sunken lunch outfit for inventive sandwiches, salads, soups & homemade desserts.
LOV – 0.2mi
(514) 287-1155, Vegan, $$
Refined vegan & vegetarian plates presented in a warm, stylishly decorated space with a patio & bar.
Tommy Café – Rue Notre-Dame Ouest – 0.2mi
(514) 903-8669, Café, $$
Located in the British Empire Building, this opulently quaint bi-level coffee shop with historical architecture serves sweets & sandwiches.
JIAO DIM SUM BAR – 0.2mi
(514) 543-3148, Asian, $$
Dim sum eatery & liquor bar in the heart of Old Montréal, combining modernized Chinese classics with carefully crafted cocktails in a casual vibrant setting.
The Farsides – 0.3mi
(514) 514-951-8454, Hawaiian/Thai Fusion, $$
Trendy restaurant featuring Hawaiian & Thai cuisine, plus cocktails & bright retro graffiti.
Bloom Sushi – 0.3mi
(514) 906-2005, Japanese, $$
Chic restaurant offering plant-based Japanese cuisine, including sushi, dumplings & noodles.
Mandy’s Gourmet Salads – 0.3mi
(514) 379-1979, Salad, $$
Choose-your-own-toppings salad & soup purveyor in a design-savvy cafe space with an exposed ceiling.
Brit & Chips – 0.3mi
(514) 840-1001, British, $$
British nook with counter seating for deep-fried fish made with specialty batters & pub goodies.
49th Parallel Café – 0.3mi
(514) 788-5130, Café, $$
Café featuring 49th Parallel coffee, a donut menu with reimagined Quebec classics, and a full kitchen offering breakfast egg burgers and seasonal brunch items.
KINTON RAMEN – 0.3mi
(514) 375-7501, Japanese, $$
Authentic Japanese ramen in Old Montréal.
Slice + Soda – 0.3mi
(514) 288-8998, Pizza, $$
Hip restaurant offering New York-style pizzas & creative sodas in vintage-inspired digs.
Stash Café – 0.3mi
(514) 845-6611, Polish, $$
Traditional Polish dishes & set-price menus in a charming room with warm lighting & church pews.
Fiorellino – 0.3mi
(514) 878-3666, Italian, $$
Lively, stylish Italian bistro turning out Neapolitan pizza, pasta, small plates, wine & cocktails.
Vallier Bistro – 0.3mi
(514) 842-2905, Diner, $$
Relaxed diner with 1950s style & elevated versions of favorite homestyle dishes.
Porto Mar Restaurant – 0.3mi
(514) 286-5223, Portuguese, $$
Cozy eatery serving up classic Portuguese fare & a long wine list in rustic environs.
Olive et Gourmando – 0.3mi
(514) 350-1083, Café, $$
Foodie destination for artisanal breads & sweets, with panini & salads, in a charming rustic space.
Modavie – 0.4mi
(514) 287-9582, French, $$
Wine bar with live music & an old-timey jazz vibe, plus an eclectic menu with lamb specialties.
Eggspectation Complexe Desjardins – 0.4mi
(514) 288-6448, Brunch, $$
Stylish chain serving a lengthy egg-focused breakfast menu, plus American lunch & dinner fare.
Pub Wolf & Workman – 0.4mi
(514) 737-1787, Pub, $$
Locally sourced pub eats & Cointreau cocktails in a quaint 1830s building featuring a courtyard.
Nouilles de Lan Zhou – Noodle Shop – 0.4mi
(514) 800-2959, Asian, $
Busy noodle house with a smart interior dishing up homemade noodles in a variety of broths.
Café Olimpico – Vieux-Montréal – 0.5mi
(514) 386-9071, Café, $
Longtime hangout for Italian espresso drinks, pastries & gelato in a cozy, traditional setting.
Crêperie Chez Suzette – 0.5mi
(514) 874-1984, Crêperie, $$
Homey interior with sweet & savoury crêpes, as well as traditional cheese & Asian broth fondues.
Restaurant Kamúy – 0.5mi
(514) 447-7481, Caribbean, $$$
Cool & artful spot with a terrace presenting traditional & generous pan-Caribbean cuisine.
La Capital Tacos – 0.5mi
(514) 873-5255, Mexican, $$
Street-inspired Mexican fare served in a minimalist, brick-lined space with an informal vibe.
Things to Do
Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal
Built in the 1820s, Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal is a place of gathering where the faithful receive the Word of God, as well as a Canadian national historic site and a privileged witness to Montréal’s history. The interior of the church is amongst the most dramatic in the world and regarded as a masterpiece of Gothic Revival architecture. Take a self-guided tour or attend a showing of the multimedia AURA Experience.
The McCord Museum celebrates our past and present life in Montréal – our history, our people, our communities. Receive a 15% discount on adult tickets at admission with the promo code APSA2022 from September 1 – 30, 2022.
Pointe-à-Callière, in Old Montréal, is the largest and most frequently visited history museum in the city, and the largest archaeology museum in Canada. Built on the historic site where Montréal was founded in 1642, the museum offers permanent exhibitions showcasing Montréal’s history and archaeology as well as three to four temporary exhibitions a year, often focused on topics far from Montréal.
Inaugurated in 1847, Marché Bonsecours is acknowledged as one of Canada’s ten finest heritage buildings and has become an essential stop on any visit to Old Montréal. Headquarters of the Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec (Québec Crafts Council), the Marché houses 15 boutiques featuring top-quality “made in Québec” creations: crafts, fashions, accessories and jewelry, design items, reproduction Quebec furniture and more. Its restaurants and their terraces are opened during warm weather and offer local fare.
Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain (PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art)
Housed in two heritage buildings, the Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain is dedicated to the presentation of contemporary art. Since its creation in 2007, its entirely free programming has earned critical acclaim both in Canada and abroad. Each year, the Foundation Phi presents two to three major exhibitions, a series of public events, special collaborative projects and an innovative education program.
The Château Ramezay was the first building the Québec Government listed as a historic monument; it is the oldest museum of its kind in the province. Today, it is one of the few vestiges of New France left in Old Montréal.
Montréal Clock Tower
At 45 meters high, this Big Ben replica was built in 1922 to commemorate the courage of the men of the Merchant Fleet who were lost during World War I. Doubling as a lighthouse, the 192 step climb to the top provides beautiful views of the St. Lawrence River, Old Montréal, and the Jacques Cartier Bridge off in the distance. Admission is free.
Bota Bota, spa-sur-l’eau
On the western edge of the Old Port located at the mouth of the Lachine Canal lies Bota Bota, a spa installed on an anchored boat in the shadow of Silo No. 5, a massive grain silo that is also part of ongoing discussion for redevelopment. This renowned spa offers a variety of packages for those interested in going for a soak or just soaking in the sun, all with a spectacular view of the historic district and an on-site restaurant for your convenience.
Musée Marguerite-Bourgeoys/Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours
Montréal’s oldest chapel was built in 1771. Known as the mariners’ chapel, this heritage gem features miniature ships suspended from the arches and beautiful works of art. The chapel houses the remains of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys (1620–1700), who founded the chapel, Montréal’s first school, and the Congregation of Notre-Dame.
L’Affichiste Vintage Poster Gallery
L’Affichiste, Montréal’s only vintage poster gallery, specializes primarily in posters from the Belle Époque through to the Mid-Century Modern periods, and has recently expanded into contemporary posters. Graced with floor-to-ceiling windows, wood floors, and retro-modern details, the gallery is housed in a row of buildings connecting to the Notre Dame Basilica dating from the 1830s.
This forested centerpiece of the city and extinct volcano is—apart from the towers of downtown—how most orient themselves when exploring the city. One of the city’s largest greenspaces, its three peaks are rife with spaces to explore, from the green lawns of the parks at its base to the waterfalls and paths snaking around its sides or lounging by Beaver Lake on its southwestern side.
Montréal Underground City
Explore Montréal’s famed Underground City as you shop: this pedestrian network right under the heart of the city links metro stations to shopping plazas for over 33 kilometres (about 20.5 miles).
Canada’s largest church with one of the largest domes in the world. Finished in 1967, this was the church of Brother André Bessette, a miracle worker said to have had the ability to heal what ailed pilgrims who climbed its 283 steps. Brother André’s heart is on display in the church’s museum, as are hundreds of discarded canes. Apart from this oratory’s stature, the views to take in from its highest steps are remarkable.
Montréal Botanical Gardens
An urban oasis opening in 1931, the Jardin botanique de Montréal has more than 22000 species of plants, 10 exhibition greenhouses and some 20 thematic gardens. Other highlights include the Insectarium, Biodome, Planetarium, & the bronze lion sculpture Lion de la Feuillée, donated by the city of Lyon on the city’s 350th birthday.
Montréal Olympic Stadium
The Olympic Stadium is the largest covered amphitheater in Québec, with seating for 56,000 spectators in the stands and up to 60,000 when the floor is used. Since it was first opened in 1976, the Stadium has welcomed some 66 million visitors. It was designed by French architect Roger Taillibert as a unique monument—one that’s become an international symbol for Montréal.
What started as an entertainment complex during Expo 67 is now Canada’s second largest amusement park, offering more than 40 rides and attractions, as well as dazzling shows, some which date back to the beginning of the park.
La Grande Roue de Montréal
Enjoy an amazing panorama 60 meters high, four seasons a year, on the largest observation wheel in Canada. La Grande Roue de Montréal (the Montréal Observation Wheel) towers over the city and brings you an unforgettable experience, in the comfort of a climate-controlled gondola which is air-conditioned in the summer and warmed in the winter. A unique activity in the picturesque setting of Old Montréal, on the shore of the Saint Lawrence River.
Le Petit Navire
Get ready to cast off on a cruise to remember with Le Petit Navire, an ultra-quiet, zero-pollution electric propulsion boat (carbon neutral certified) designed for ultimate touring! Offering 45-minute or 2-hour guided cruises along the Old Port or the Lachine Canal, you’ll enjoy outstanding views of the Montréal skyline & delve into the history of the area with interesting facts and entertaining stories. Ideal for visitors, locals, groups, families, team events and more.
Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan
With its exhibition and its immersive shows, the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan invites you to experience an exciting adventure through spectacular images and animation, projections, and multimedia games. A pioneer in its field, the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium is redefining the definition of a planetarium through its unique and innovative approach to astronomy.
Voiles en Voiles
Voiles en Voiles is an exciting family adventure park that offers aerial obstacle courses, a climbing wall, an inflatable playground and a lot of other outdoor activities in a world of pirate ships.