Gourmet Lunch Menus: Treat yourself for less!

Milos restaurant institution Montréal

The city of Montreal is full of small gourmet addresses where we love to go to enjoy a delicious meal with the people we love, with whom we work, or with whom we would like to work. To date, Tastet covers over 1,000 restaurants and bars in the city. Montreal’s culinary landscape is so vast that there is more than one address for each of us. Whether you’re looking for a small Asian restaurant, a chic French bistro or a Middle Eastern-style culinary getaway, our city has the answer.

For some students, young couples or small families that like to eat well, among others, some of the more distinguished addresses don’t always fit into the restaurant budget. We are talking about more chic and elegant addresses. With this in mind, some restaurants try to cater to a wider clientele by offering various dishes from their menu at a reduced price for a certain time. For lunch breaks, some addresses cater directly to professionals by offering discounted menus. A pleasant option for a business lunch or a relaxed meal with colleagues, all without breaking the bank!

At Tastet, we love this initiative which makes very good food more accessible. These new customers will be able to savour the cuisine of renowned chefs who help shape the city’s gastronomic landscape. We encourage you to take advantage of these lunchtime menu offers and we support more and more restaurant owners to adopt this practice.

For more suggestions for meals of this kind, consult our list of restaurants offering late-night menus or our list of important business lunch addresses.

Happy discoveries!


An institution in our city, Milos is both one of the most chic, and one of the best Greek restaurants in Montreal. Opened several years ago, the renowned restaurant now has addresses in London, New York, Athens, Las Vegas and Miami. After a complete makeover of the Montreal restaurant, Milos welcomes you in a most plush and impressive environment, which allows for easy conversation. For those on a tighter budget, Milos offers its table d’hôte for $38 for lunch (Monday to Friday.

5357 Avenue du Parc

Les Cavistes

Les Cavistes is a friendly restaurant where you can eat and drink very well. The Fleury Street West location is a small neighbourhood restaurant that is worth a visit. Chef Hudson Bernard and his team offer a warm, bistro-inspired cuisine prepared with quality products from Quebec. The house is also known for offering new wine discoveries, with many of their bottles from private importation. At lunchtime, Les Cavistes offers a choice of three appetizers and one of the main courses listed on the slate for the reasonable price of $23.50. Photo Les Cavistes

196 Rue Fleury Ouest

Maison Boulud

Maison Boulud is chef Daniel Boulud’s chic Montreal restaurant located in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. It offers delicious, seasonal, delicate and refined gourmet French cuisine. At lunchtime, you have the chance to try less expensive dishes starting at $29. The offer here is also worth the detour!

1228 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Bouillon Bilk

The famous Bouillon Bilk on Saint-Laurent Boulevard has been rolling along since 2011. The whole team excels in service and the gastronomic offer is truly delicious. The restaurant is open for lunch during the week and offers a unique menu at that time of the day! Dishes range from $7 to $37, but the majority are in the middle of that range. The food is always good and lunchtime is a great opportunity to discover this impeccable cuisine at a lower price.

1595 Boulevard Saint-Laurent


Located in the heart of Old Montreal, the Monarque is an excellent restaurant that we really appreciate. With its brasserie and dining room formula, there is something for everyone, and for both rooms, in a magnificent setting. The dining room of the Monarque offers a table d’hôte during the week, changing according to the arrivals, thus allowing all the gourmets to taste its delicious cuisine at a lower price!

406 Rue Saint-Jacques

Henri Brasserie française

Henri Brasserie Française opened its doors in the beautiful and very large space just behind the famous Birks House. Here, they offer delicious French cuisine with an excellent balance between refinement and simplicity. At lunchtime, they have a table d’hôte that includes an appetizer and a main course for less than $30 (depending on the price of the dish chosen). Be sure to make a reservation, as business people have made this one of their favourite lunch spots.

1240 Phillips Square

Restaurant Park

L’excellent restaurant japonais aux influences coréennes et sud-américaines du chef Antonio Park possède lui aussi un menu du midi. Les plats gastronomiques du chef sont reconnus pour leurs ingrédients extrêmement frais et les sushis savoureux, parmi les meilleurs de Montréal. Vous dégusterez à cette adresse de Westmount des sushis et du poisson frais, mais aussi des salades et des plats chauds comme un bibimbap, tous offerts sur le menu du midi.

378 Avenue Victoria

Restaurant Park

Chef Antonio Park’s excellent Japanese restaurant with Korean and South American influences also has a lunch menu. The chef’s gourmet dishes are known for their extremely fresh ingredients, and the tasty sushi is among the best in Montreal. At this Westmount location, you can enjoy fresh sushi and fish, as well as salads and hot dishes such as bibimbap, all offered on the lunch menu.

378 Avenue Victoria

Perles et Paddock

This superb Griffintown address welcomes you for lunch in a table d’hôte formula. Offered at $35, the dishes are mainly based on vegetables, fish and seafood. On the dessert side, there is a great interest in using fruit in such a way as to keep its flavor and texture. It is a market cuisine with a menu that differs according to the season.

403 Rue des Seigneurs

Photography by Alison Slattery

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