MTLàTABLE: Neigbourhood must-eats
The seventh edition of MTLàTABLE is on from November 1 to 11. With 150 restaurants offering fixed menus at excellent prices—$23, $33 or $43—why aren’t you making reservations right now? Here are our picks for restaurants near the ESTWEST project, in downtown Montréal and the surrounding area, to treat your taste buds without breaking the bank!
You’ve probably already heard of LOV, the vegetarian restaurant inspired by all things botanical. We love the freshness of their ingredients and the charming decor. Equally elegant and bohemian, this spot is extremely Instagram-friendly. For MTLàTABLE, they’re offering an evening service for $23—a steal!
A favourite among local foodies, renowned chef Jean-François Plante’s restaurant L’Aromate has been made over as Gustave – Histoire de Goût. Québec specialities blend with sunny Mediterranean flavours in a menu that changes with the seasons and new arrivals from local producers. Until November 11, they’re offering an evening service for $43. Make a reservation today!
If you love Spanish tapas, Catalan cuisine and gourmet seafood, Ibérica is a must. The first course of their $43 evening service is their famous fish ceviche—try it and give us a review! The warm and eclectic ambiance will make you think you’ve been transported to summery Spain.
Located in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles, Le Blumenthal is a modern pub that’s great for laid-back drinks after work or an evening out with friends. Check out their $33 menu for fresh gourmet dishes that exemplify the Montréal brasserie style. On the menu: beef or salmon tartare, gilt-head sea bream fillet, beef tataki and other delicacies!
Though it opened only two months ago, SLK RD on rue Peel reunites chefs and cooks that made a name for themselves with Mercuri Montréal. Give their $33 menu of market-fresh cuisine a try during MTLàTABLE! The rabbit rillettes, duck tartare, Boileau venison and halibut are not to be missed.
And a special mention to Toqué! Now’s the time to try this gourmet restaurant, which has earned quite a reputation around the world in the past few years— it’s a member of the extremely exclusive Grandes Tables du Monde de France. Don’t miss out, make a reservation for their $73 evening service now!