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19 comfort food dishes you really need to eat at Time Out Market Montréal

From smoked brisket with apple slaw to crispy eggplant topped with toasted pine nuts, chili oil and sumac, get a taste of some of the best food in town with these dishes.

Written by
Laura Osborne

As the temperature drops, we’re craving all the comfort foods.

Home to some of the best chefs and restaurants under one roof in a sprawling 40,000 square-foot space, Time Out Market Montréal is the ultimate downtown spot for your comfort food fix.

Whether you're looking for a glass of crisp chardonnay to pair with your poke bowl, or a full-bodied red to sip alongside a simmering seafood paella brimming with golden rice, make sure to visit the Market's new, second wine bar for the perfect pairing—bubbles and an exclusive non-alcoholic tea wine included.

Dig into the mouthwatering dishes here:

Le Blossom

Time Out Market Montréal
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal

What: Vegetarian torched sushi

This addictive mix of seasonal vegetables, crispy potato, rice mixed with Japanese spices, Japanese radish, and beet cream is the perfect combination of freshness and fall flavour.


Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Marusan

What: Karaage curry

Does a better comfort food exist than a rich, savoury curry served with the crispiest Japanese fried chicken? Top it with an onsen egg and it's next-level.

Le Red Tiger

Le Red Tiger
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Le Red Tiger

What: Spring rolls and traditional pho

Torn between a piping-hot bowl of warming, traditional pho, or spring rolls bursting with a fall twist (hello, grilled Viet pork sausage)? Order both.

Le Taj

Le Taj
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Le Taj

What: Lamb biriyani

The deep flavour of this Delhi-style lamb biriyani, topped with raita and perfectly buttered naan on the side, is one of our autumn cravings.

Paul Toussaint

Paul Toussaint, Time Out Market Montréal
Photograph: Two Food Photographers

What: Roasted squash with coconut sauce

In honour of squash season, we’re tucking into this sumptous roasted pumpkin dish with jasmine rice, coconut, allspice and ginger.

Chanthy Yen

Chanthy Yen
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Chanthy Yen

What: Salmon tartare

Crispy taro chips—typically harvested in the fall—are the perfect compliment to this flavour-packed salmon tartare (think capers, sesame, ginger and avocado aioli). 


Mezzmiz, Time Out Market Montréal
Photograph: Logan Mackay

What: Eggplant fatteh

You’re guaranteed to fall for this golden eggplant dressed in homemade tomato sauce, toasted bread and yoghurt topped with toasted pine nuts, Aleppo chili oil and sumac.

Americas BBQ

Americas BBQ, Time Out Market Montréal
Photograph: JP Karwacki / Time Out

What: Smoked brisket 

A journey through the barbecue techniques of two hemispheres takes a pit spot in an orchard thanks to this mouthwatering brisket served with apple slaw.

Milk Bar

Milk Bar
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Milk Bar

What: Apple Caramel milkshake

Get a taste of apple-picking season with this salted caramel ice cream, apple sauce, salted caramel, cinnamon, milk and whipped cream concoction.

Burger T !

Burger T !
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Burger T !

What: Beef burger signé Toqué!

Fall means peppers galore, and this next-level burger is no exception, smothered in Beurrasse cheese, roasted onion and (you guessed it) roasted bell peppers. 

Il Miglio

Il Miglio
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Il Miglio

What: Squash ravioli

It’s squash season at its best in this bowl of squash ravioli generously tossed in sundried tomato pesto and pine nuts.


Moleskine, Time Out Market Montréal
Photograph: Two Food Photographers | Moleskine

What: All the Italian pies on the menu

How can you beat a Neopolitan-style pizza straight out of the oven with a glass of wine?


Time Out Market Montreal
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal

What: Natas

The cinnamon and sugar dusting on these custard tarts baked at a blazingly hot temperatur is giving us autumn vibes.


Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Ibéricos

What: Paella

What's the perfect fall pairing for out-of-this-world paella simmering in rich flavours? A satisfyingly crunchy yet impossibly tender Brussels sprouts salad with ham, dates, grilled almonds and Manchego cheese—and a glass of wine.


Photographs: Bossa | Two Food Photographers

What: Philly hoagie

Two autumn all-stars, marinated eggplant and hot peppers, come together in this sandwich layered with Salami, Capicollo, Mortadella, Prosciutto, Mozzarella, Provolone, Lettuce, and drizzled with O.G. House Vinaigrette.

Tunnel Espresso

Tunnel Espresso
Photograph: Tunnel EspressoTunnel Espresso

What: Chai latte and maple-glazed doughnut 

We’re calling it the fall classic: A chai latte with a maple-glazed doughnut on this side.

Wine Bar

Wine bar
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal | Wine bar

What: The new cheese and charcuterie platters

We'll toast to the beginning of autumn, and the selection of stellar local cheeses and charcuterie du terroir served on these platters at Time Out Market Montréal's new, second wine bar.

For more about Time Out Market Montréal, click here.

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