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January 2020: In our tireless search for only the best French restaurants in Montreal, we’ve updated our rankings and added a trio of restaurants that have impressed their way onto our carefully curated selections. Enjoy.
One visit to the best French restaurants in Montreal and the French connection here is plain to see. All across the city’s food and drink landscape—whether you’re having a quick drink at the best wine bars in Montreal, wolfing down crepes for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or touring the best bakeries in search of the best croissants—French methods and flavours are foundational to Montreal cuisine. Nowhere is the influence more apparent than in these fine dining destinations, many of which are among the city’s most celebrated and true contenders for a spot on the list of Michelin star-calibre restaurants in Montreal.
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