Best Restaurants in Pointe-Saint-Charles: our suggestions

Last update on July 16, 2021
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Best Restaurants in Pointe-Saint-Charles: our suggestions

Pointe-Saint-Charles has blossomed from a historically hardworking industrial neighbourhood into an up and coming cultural corner of Montreal – and the relocation of C2 Montréal 2019 to the area is case and point.  Most importantly, it has become a neighbourhood with an impressive culinary scene, which our most important criteria! For everyone attending C2 Montréal, it is crucial to be aware of the best gourmet addresses in the neighbourhood to replenish.

Considering the Lachine Canal, impressive amount of greenery, and the close proximity to Atwater Market, it makes sense that Pointe-Saint-Charles is flourishing. This new chapter of Pointe-Saint-Charles began in 2002, when the Lachine Canal reopened as a designated tourist space. However, the area has since evolved beyond the Canal and parks, and is now a community that fosters creativity and commerce!

A reflection of the neighbourhood’s evolving personality, our partners at C2 Montréal have relocated to Pointe-Saint-Charles. The C2 Montréal 2019 conference will host over 7000 creative minds and entrepreneurs from all over the world. The theme of the 2019 event is Tomorrow, which will encourage participants to take action through their businesses in order to create a greener, safer and more creative future. After spending a full day in a C2 creative business conference, you may be in need of some replenishing. We wanted to share a list of our favourite gourmet addresses in Pointe-Saint-Charles, and hopefully convince you to venture out into the many other offerings of the neighbourhood!

One of the many beauties of Pointe-Saint-Charles is its diversity. We especially love neighbourhoods that offer a wide variety of addresses with different cuisines and atmospheres. Whether you’re drawn to gourmet restaurants, festive bars or casual eateries, this list has something for you!  If you’re looking for address recommendations in another neighbourhood, you can use our map to find the best restaurants that are close to you. We also have a full roster of lists that cover every dining occasion under the sun, whether that is bars the serve great food, or brunch 7 days a week.

Finally, here is our list of the best restaurants, cafés and bars in Pointe-Saint-Charles!

To find out more about the C2 Montréal 2019 conference, click here.

Paul Patates

Whether you have a weakness (as we do) for amazing french fries or for charmingly retro diners, you will love Paul Patates. As one of the city’s most institutional restaurants, Paul Patates has earned a spot on this list thanks to their great comfort food. Picture a menu with fully-loaded hotdogs and classic Quebec poutine, all made with fresh ingredients and long-lasting culinary traditions. This is a great spot to unwind after a day in the conference room! © Photo Alison Slattery — Instagram
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Restaurant Miel Pointes-Saint-Charles


If you’re looking for somewhere casual but chic to sit down and enjoy a super delicious dinner, Miel is great! This restaurant has a stylish vibe thanks to the exposed brick wall, black and white decor and contemporary elements. As for the menu, expect a local cuisine that was designed to make you feel comforted and nostalgic. The food is very tasty and the dishes are well prepared and thought out. Psst… this restaurant now only has a dinner service! © Photo Alison Slattery — Instagram
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Lecavalier Petrone

There is truly nothing better than an afternoon pick-me-up in the form of chocolate, right? Especially after a day of hard work, Lecavalier Petrone will be your new favourite spot in the city! This is one of the best chocolate makers in Montreal, and the products they make are inspired, beautiful and delicious. Chocolates from Lecavalier Petrone are an easy way to make a dull day a little brighter, or to show some love to someone in you life. © Photo Lecavalier Petrone
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Knox Taverne

Knox Taverne is a Montreal Classic. It is a wonderful bar filled with greenery, wooden decor and large windows, so it makes you feel especially relaxed. Knox Taverne is even on our list of the most beautiful bars in Montreal! Aside from a nice setting and great drinks, they also have a menu to satisfy anyone and everyone. This special gem is on our list of bars that serve the best food, so we highly recommend looking through the dining menu. Expect to see comfort food with an undercurrent of Mexican inspiration. The menu changes seasonally and the kitchen works with fresh products. © Photo Knox Taverne
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Restaurant Foxy is not only owned by the Olive and Gourmando team, but it is also a great spot to grab a drink and feast with friends, a date, or family. The kitchen here uses a wood oven as the cornerstone of their culinary production, resulting in a very inventive menu. The products they use are freshly sourced and the menu changes to reflect the flavours of the season. © Photo Restaurant Foxy
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Especially for those who cherish the environment and favour farm-to-table style restaurants, Candide is perfect! You can even find this place on our list of the best eco-friendly restaurants in the city. Candide is a restaurant that focuses of comfortable surroundings, and super delicious food. The space fosters an inviting atmosphere, and the food elevates the experience even more! It is located in Griffintown, close by to Pointe-Saint-Charles. © Photo Alison Slattery — Instagram
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