Le Plateau Mont Royal is a magical neighbourhood for people who love to eat. It’s dense with restaurants, cafes, and specialty grocery stores, and it’s tough to walk a block without finding somewhere new you’d like to try. Many different immigrant populations have left their mark here, and the diversity of the restaurants reflects the neighborhood’s history.
The Plateau’s classic eateries, both in the fine dining and cheap eats brackets — Au Pied de Cochon, Schwartz’s, Patati Patata, L’Express, La Prunelle, Romados, among various others — have been recommended to death. However, the Plateau contains many more opportunities for a great meal if you look a little deeper.
These blink-and-you’ll-miss-them places may not look like much from the outside, or may be tucked away on side streets but they’re guaranteed to deliver unbelievable food and homey service. Some are also staples for Plateau dwellers who — let’s be honest — don’t really go to Au Pied de Cochon or Schwartz all that often.Read More