Places to celebrate: Our suggested addresses

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If you have been following the site for a long time or if you have not arrived on this page by chance, you know that Tastet was born from people who enjoy the good things in life: eating well, drinking well, and being well surrounded is our philosophy! So it was only natural to make a list of our favorite places to celebrate!

Birthdays, graduation celebrations, or even small everyday achievements; every occasion deserves to be celebrated. And since at Tastet we are easily convinced, we offer you our suggestions of ideal addresses to celebrate small and big victories. Celebrations are moments of joy surrounded by loved ones, opportunities to please your loved ones while at the same time enjoying yourself. This kind of evening often results in good memories to be shared and remembered.

Small or large events, small budgets or deep pockets, the establishments on this list offer a wide range of choices, whether you are fond of simple gourmet food or lovers of fine dining. On the agenda: full bellies, drinks that sip effortlessly, and of course, a festive atmosphere. Let yourself be whisked away by the dynamic teams of these various establishments who will take very good care of you.

And since the city is full of little gems where everyone can find something to celebrate any occasion, we also recommend our list of the most beautiful bars in Montreal, the most beautiful restaurants in the city and the enchanting addresses that make Montreal a gastronomic destination of choice.

For more suggestions in a festive spirit, we also suggest our lists of good and affordable festive addresses, bars where we can also eat well and our suggestions of nice, good and cheap restaurants for tighter budgets.

Montréal Plaza

Montreal Plaza is one of the most festive restaurants in Montreal. Known for its entertaining atmosphere, delectable food and chic, modern decor, the restaurant has quickly become a staple in the city. The establishment offers a menu to share at $110, ideal for a good time with friends. A small plus of Montreal Plaza: the welcome you receive by the team makes the visit to this restaurant very special. Note that the bill can rise very quickly when you get swept up into the lively atmosphere – to be reserved for evenings when you’re in the mood to spoil yourself. Let yourself be transported, you will create lasting memories! Photo Dominique Lafond

6230 Rue Saint-Hubert

Bar Henrietta

Bar Henrietta is a little haven of happiness with a Portuguese tavern feel in the Mile End. With a superb and judiciously selected list of natural wines, you can let yourself be carried away by the rhythm of the good juice that flows until very late. With a very refreshing classic cocktail menu to boot, one thing is for sure, the house will quench your thirst! Finally, to celebrate in the right way, the bar offers a selection of magnums. On the food side, Henrietta offers delicious Portuguese-inspired small dishes and all kinds of sharing plates. In one sentence: a natural wine bar, cocktails and fresh oysters; a promise of a beautiful evening. On sunny days, the most beautiful terrace in Montreal! Photo Alison Slattery

115 Avenue Laurier Ouest


Located on Notre-Dame Street West, Elena is definitely on the list of the best Italian restaurants in Montreal with, as a bonus, a magnificent decor. The concept is simple: “Coffee, pizza, wine”. But sometimes mastering simplicity requires a lot of talent and hard work. At Elena, it’s mission accomplished. The establishment offers excellent pizza, in a fun atmosphere, where you can drink good wine. Note that the establishment is open every night of the week… which means it’s a party 7 nights a week. Photo Dominique Lafond

5090 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest

Vin Mon Lapin

Mon Lapin is a superb wine bar (and more) in Little Italy. An example of conviviality, the menu reflects a friendly cuisine prepared with care and delicacy by the chef. Composed of small plates to share, the menu allows you to taste delicious, original and refined dishes that evolve according to the seasons. The address stands out as a wine bar with a superb wine list that takes advantage of the talents of the sommelier Vanya Filipovic. The list includes some great discoveries: bubbles, rosés, whites, reds, macerated wines, and more; all the elements are there to make for a lovely evening with a great glass in hand! Photo Alison Slattery

150 Rue Saint-Zotique East

Liverpool House

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a great meal in a friendly environment, Liverpool House is the place for you! There is a family spirit in this restaurant that is unique to the place, a “bon vivant” spirit that makes you want to stay for hours and keep coming back for more. The menu at Liverpool is exceptional. We savour dishes that are easy to share, with generous portions and a touch of Middle Eastern influence. When it comes to drinks, there is an eclectic selection of natural wines from around the world, but mainly from the Old World. Liverpool in three words: tasty, comforting and festive! Photo Alison Slattery

2501 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest

Le Darling

An enchanting and versatile establishment on Saint-Laurent Boulevard, Le Darling is a restaurant, cafe and bar all in one. Ideal for a leisurely visit or a drink at any time of the day, this address takes on a more festive air in the evening. The superb bar/restaurant offers a short menu of gourmet dishes prepared with great care. The chef works mainly with local seasonal products that lets his creativity shine.  Photo Alison Slattery

4328 Boulevard Saint-Laurent

Satay Brothers

Located on Notre-Dame Street West, Satay Brothers serves delicious South Asian specialties in a quaint and comforting atmosphere. The owners’ ultimate goal is to make people happy in the simplest way possible, which they have mastered to perfection. We savour delicious and colourful comfort food! Delicious cuisine inspired by various Asian countries. Photo Alison Slattery

3721 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest

Le St-Urbain

A rare gem in the city, the St-Urbain is in our opinion one of the best restaurants in Montreal. One goes there for a remarkable gustatory experience in a lively and festive atmosphere. The menu at St-Urbain is both gourmet and comforting. Think char, tartare, market vegetables, seafood, pasta, flank steak, duck, and more, prepared with care and originality. The ingredients used here are intelligently chosen and most often local. As a small neighbourhood bistro and a destination restaurant, St-Urbain’s clientele is eclectic. Photos Alison Slattery

96 Rue Fleury Ouest

Buvette Chez Simone

La Buvette chez Simone is a classic for evenings out on Parc Avenue! One of Montreal’s first wine bars, Buvette is an address that one can never get enough of, with its ever-festive atmosphere, its tempting selection of wines and its appetizing tapas menu. In any case, going to Buvette is synonymous with a good time; there is that je-ne-sais-quoi that adapts to the mood of the evening. When the sunny days arrive, the establishment opens its lovely terrace where the warm summer evenings encourage the party. Photo Amielle Clouâtre

4869 Avenue du Parc


Jatoba is a great downtown address that offers a delicious Asian menu. If you have a large enough wallet, the place will charm your guest or impress the gallery, guaranteed. The Jatoba experience is best enjoyed with the chef’s specialty, the seafood platter; impressive and memorable. Small and large dishes from the rest of the menu are easily shared and are great for a festive evening. Photo Jatoba

1184 Rue du Square-Phillips
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Photography by Alison Slattery —

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