It ain’t all about bagels and smoked meat: If you really want a deep dive into some of the city’s most iconic food, it won’t be complete with the best Portuguese chicken in Montreal. From Little Portugal in the Plateau to neighbourhoods all across this city, there are tons of spots firing off some delectable birds on charcoal grills. Considering the heaps of fries and other sides that come with orders of legs, thighs and breasts, Portuguese chicken easily secures itself a spot among the best cheap eats in Montreal no matter the time of year, especially when that chicken comes chopped atop the best poutine in town. These aren’t to be confused with the Portuguese community’s best seafood restaurants or steakhouses—don’t get us wrong, they’re just as mouthwatering—and you’d do well to eat at these places because they’ve got roasted chicken in their wheelhouse.
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