UPDATE, December 2021: When you look at all the best new restaurants in Montreal to reserve spots at for holiday parties and rendezvous with friends, it's starting to really feel a lot like Christmas around here. Projects continue to launch left, right, and centre and we're covering it all here, as well as openings as per our Love Local initiative, keeping the selection fresh with nothing older than six months. As a result, Place Carmin, Projet Pilote, Bazart, Laurier BBQ, Names On The Way, 49th Parallel Café, and Bodega MTL must go, but they all continue to be sure-fire bets for dining out.
You'll find bold creativity, traditional eats, and everything in between with the best new restaurants in Montreal. These new players are dishing out some serious quality, each with concepts and executions that are primed to join our list of the best restaurants in Montreal. Locals know (and tourists want to know) all the classic spots for iconic Montreal food like the best poutine, the best bagels, the best Portuguese chicken or the best delis for smoked meat in Montreal, but there’s always some new face looking to catch your eye. Here's what's new on the scene and worth a bite right now.
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