1011 rue Wellington Montréal 514 878 2112 resto-lehangar.com Located in the hip Griffintown quartier, Le Hangar is fast becoming one of Montréal’s trendiest restos thanks to its Italian-accented cuisine served in an atmosphere of conviviality in an industrial chic decor. From the pork chop à la milanese to braised milkfed veal, Chef Maxime Gagné creates a flavorful cuisine to savour with friends!

4902 Saint-Laurent Montréal  514 842 1500 cuisineetdependance.ca Danielle Matte and Jean-Paul Giroux form a talented and cordial duo. Their reputation rests on delicacies created daily to the delight of foodies and aficionados of privately imported wine. Among the many delectables, you can enjoy hanger steak with béarnaise and cassoulet with duck confit. Added bonus: a prêt-à-manger take-out counter.

996 rue Valiquette Sainte-Adèle 450 229 2727 bistroavino.ca Chantal and Tony serve up the best classics of Italian cuisine in a relaxed local atmosphere: fresh pasta traditionally made, fish and seafood pick of the day, and the favorites risotto Carnaroli with black truffles, and penne with eggplant and tomatoes. The owners ensure that every night is a feast for the eyes and the palate.

3627 blvd. Saint-Laurent Montréal 514 282 4996 restaurantlaporte.com Welcome to the intimate restaurant and expansive welcome of Breton couple Pascale and Thierry Rouyé. Thierry, the chef, weds tradition and local produce with passion. Pascale, his wife, tends to the ambiance and the service of this haven of culinary discovery. Located in the frenetic heart of the Main, unique flavors vie for attention at this rendez-vous for sharing.

1425 rue Jeanne-Mance Montréal 514 282 0808 brasserie-t.com Ask for a table by the window to miss none of the frenzied Montréal night life, and feast on specialties deliciously executed by Chef Charles-Antoine Crête, pupil of the famous Normand Laprise. From the charcuterie maison to the tartares-frites, everything is divine. This urban brewery will titillate the senses of even the most discriminating eaters and leave them in disbelief!

5064 avenue Papineau Montréal 514 523 8999 lesconsservent.com A stunning kitchen, electrifying atmosphere and succulent dishes, all nestled in a neighbourhood away from prying eyes. Seasonal dishes masterfully concocted at the hands of Chef David Monette: risotto shoulder of suckling pig, poached skate wing and deer tartar are just a sampling of the creations offered. And don’t forget to fill up on the homemade pickles!