The best restaurants of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve is one of Montreal’s neighborhoods experiencing rapid growth in recent years. Good addresses are multiplying there, and the dining scene continues to diversify. Nestled in the east of the city, this vibrant neighborhood is filled with great spots where authentic flavors and creativity mingle.

Promenade Ontario, the true backbone of this bustling neighborhood, attracts food lovers in search of delicious delights. Lined with restaurants and cafes, it becomes pedestrian-friendly during the summer and has become a favorite spot offering a variety of choices to satisfy all culinary desires. The warm and friendly atmosphere that prevails in this neighborhood is reflected in its restaurants, where passionate restaurateurs compete in inventiveness to delight the palates of residents and visitors alike. Hochelaga-Maisonneuve offers a true culinary mosaic of diversity.

Whether you’re looking for a refined gastronomic experience, a comforting meal, or a gourmet snack on the go, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve will fulfill all your desires. Follow us to discover the best addresses in this neighborhood that we particularly cherish. If you feel like exploring addresses in other parts of the city, we also have a list of the best restaurants in Saint-HenriLittle Italy, and the Plateau.

Bon appétit!


This project, distinguished by its Bring Your Own Bottle formula, has enjoyed vibrant success among the neighborhood residents thanks to its warm and inventive market cuisine. L’État-Major is a lovely address to discover, both for its cozy atmosphere and its delicious, comforting dishes. The menu evolves approximately every week, introducing new items or variations to the establishment’s signature dishes.

4005 Rue Ontario East

Pizzeria Heirloom

This pizzeria, owned by the proprietors of L’État-Major, is causing a sensation in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. The owners tell us that they love, of course, the pizzas that have made the establishment famous, but also the atmosphere and décor of the place. We appreciate the relaxed atmosphere of Heirloom and its delicious pizzas, but above all, we are very happy to see a good pizzeria emerge in the neighborhood!

3991 Rue Ontario East


Opened since July 2018, Hélicoptère restaurant is a hidden gem in Hochelaga. Led by a charming team, this project is an address that you absolutely must discover; the food and drinks are excellent. With a charming and dynamic team, delectable dishes, and a warm and inviting space, Hélicoptère restaurant is a hidden gem in the heart of the Hochelaga neighborhood waiting to be explored.

4255 Rue Ontario East

Resto-bar le Pick Up

When the owners of Dépanneur Le Pick Up open a new diner, it’s cause for celebration! Always bustling, the restaurant mainly offers delicious burgers and fantastic sandwiches. You’re always warmly welcomed, and the place is a must-visit spot on Ontario Street.

3739 Rue Ontario East

Golden Lotus

Sprinkled with a touch of modernity, the delicious dishes served at Golden Lotus respect the flavors and traditions of traditional Vietnamese establishments found throughout the city—the best of both worlds. With its tasty and affordable menu, Golden Lotus brings a generous offering that was sorely lacking in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighborhood: a good Vietnamese option!

3637 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est

Aube Boulangerie

Opened on April 10, 2023, Aube Boulangerie immediately sparked the enthusiasm of food lovers in the neighborhood. Aube Boulangerie is the brainchild of a trio with impeccable taste. For example, David Ollu has proven himself at Hélicoptère and Café Hélico, where he oversees kitchen operations. With the success the establishment has enjoyed since its early days, it has earned a spot on our list of the best bakeries in Montreal.

4715 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est

Fugazzi Pizza Presto (Hochelaga)

The team behind the Barroco group (Barroco, Bocata, FoiegwaAtwater Cocktail ClubMilky WayFugazzi) doesn’t hide its ambitions: their goal is to conquer the entire city. After the Southwest and Mile-End, they are now expanding their territory to Hochelaga. Head to Fugazzi Hochelaga to enjoy an excellent artisanal pizza made with local organic flour in a colorful and eclectic setting.

3905 Rue Ontario East


Wine bars aren’t exactly plentiful in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighborhood, so the arrival of Supernat is certainly cause for celebration. It’s a beautiful café and natural wine bar located on Ste-Catherine East, right next to Morgan Park. Supernat’s culinary offerings include half a dozen sandos, those famous Japanese sandwiches made with Hokkaido bread, all delicious, along with a selection of small plates for snacking.

4316 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est

Les Canailles

From hearing comments here and there, it’s evident that many customers are regulars at Les Canailles. Part of the reason for this could be that for over ten years now, Les Canailles has consistently delivered the same high quality—across cuisine, service, and decor. The fact that the restaurant is BYOB represents an additional advantage

3854 Rue Ontario East

Miami Deli

If only the booths, the walls, and the fishes of Miami Deli could speak, they would have stories to tell us ad infinitum. For several decades, the Tsantes family and their legendary restaurant on Sherbrooke Street have been offering a comforting menu for all tastes and appetites. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or as late-night munchies, you will always be welcomed with open arms and a warm smile by the team at this iconic Montreal institution.

3090 Rue Sherbrooke Est


Opened in January 2023 on Promenade Ontario, Octo offers a reimagined and particularly entertaining dim sum experience. Octo is a wonderful addition to the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighborhood if you’re looking for original and delicious dishes at very affordable prices. Don’t miss out on this unique culinary experience!

4045 Rue Ontario East

Brasserie l'Espace Public

L’Espace Public is an iconic microbrewery in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. With its friendly atmosphere and industrial-chic decor, Espace Public invites exploration. Whether at the Broue Pub on Ontario or the Tasting Room on Létourneaux Street, you’ll find unique spaces to savor their craft delights in an authentic atmosphere.

2287 Avenue Letourneux

Bistro King Creole

Generous and flavorful dishes await you at Bistro King Creole, one of the best Haitian restaurants in the area. You’ll find classic Haitian cuisine at very affordable prices.

3667 Rue Hochelaga

La Taqueria d'Hochelag

Immerse yourself in the heart of Mexican cuisine with delicious tacos, nachos, and quesadillas at Taqueria d’Hochelag. Taqueria offers an authentic culinary experience that transports your taste buds to Mexico with every forkful.

4641 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est

La Pataterie

Because every respectable neighborhood deserves its own little fry joint, Pataterie on Ontario offers the classics we all love. It’s a true institution in Hochelaga. In the summer, the place is always packed, and with good reason—their poutine is excellent!

3860 Rue Ontario East

Bagatelle Bistro

Discover the charm of Bagatelle Bistro, a BYOB restaurant nestled just steps away from the Maisonneuve Market in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. With its friendly atmosphere and excellent menu, it’s the perfect spot for a delicious lunch or brunch.

4323 Rue Ontario East


Arhoma is a bakery that has become popular with its bread and delicious pastries. It’s a must-visit spot in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve that attracts lovers of fresh bread. We also love the place for its sandwiches, pastries, and its incomparable selection of Quebec cheeses.

15 Place Simon-Valois
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Photography by Alison Slattery

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