Best known for its dripping and tempting poutine, gay Montreal serves traditional French-inspired fare, as well as a wide assortment of international cuisines from Italy, Morocco, India, and Thailand. Follow Saint-Catherine Street – the main avenue in Montreal's gay village – for the perfect restaurant to fuel your travels.
Visit Le Saloon, a friendly café/bar that serves an noteworthy international menu, including many fresh vegetarian dishes. Thursday through Sunday a DJ plays uplifting music to lift you while you lunch.
The French bistro restaurant Rebel has a menu focusing on lighter fare. It’s served by a charming wait staff that will make your visit to their outside patio dining area a delight.
Indulge in Italian classics at La Piazzetta, where the chef artistically assembles pastas, salads, and of course, thin-crusted pizza.
For a cup of coffee and a sandwich, Le Resto du Village has you covered and presents great people-watching opportunities due to its strong gay clientele. It's a festive café that has plenty of comfort food on the menu to keep you happy.
In summer, the best ice cream of the city is found at Kem CoBa (closed during winter.) The store is so popular, their Twitter account alerts you for the possible wait!
Open until 4:00am, Poutineville is a fantastic choice for an after-bar pig out, with its signature offering of french fries in gravy and cheese curd.