Where Chefs Eat in Montréal

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Restaurants:Restaurant Toque!, Maison Boulud, Restaurant Candide
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French / Canadian, Contemporary French, Contemporary Canadian
Neighborhoods:Old Montreal, Downtown, Griffintown/St-Henri

Restaurant Toque!

$$$$·French / Canadian·
Old Montreal
2,790 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List

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

91% recommended
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Maison Boulud

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Downtown
1,873 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Recommended by Chef Reto Lampart from Lampart's

96% recommended
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

91% recommended
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Le Chien Fumant

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Plateau Mont-Royal
326 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Recommended by Chef Marc-Alexandre Mercier from Hotel Herman

93% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec