As the oldest area of Quebec, Old Montreal was declared a historic district in 1964; there are now just a few remains left of New France. Steeped in history and culture, Old Montreal makes for a fascinating area to visit, but every visit ought to start with a brunch. Here, we list our favorite places to brunch in the historic area of Old Montreal.
Located on the street intersection of Rue de la Commune, Place Royale and Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Communion occupies a central position in Old Montreal. Their brunch is especially popular, served every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2.30pm by the deputy chef, Alexandre Leduc. Whether you choose to sit in the casual dining room or on the bustling patio, Communion is a great spot to enjoy some brunch.
135 Rue de la Commune Ouest, Montréal, QC, +1 514 937 6555
Maison Christian Faure is the best place to go if you’re hoping for a brunch filled with delicious pastries. Chef Christian Faure was schooled at Ecully Dardilly in Lyon, under the guidance of revered chefs, Joseph Aimar and Jacques Jourbet. Shortly after being named as the best apprentice, at the age of 18, chef Faure was appointed chef de poste at one of the world’s most famous pastry institutions, Dalloyau. His pastries are out of this world.
355 Place Royale, Montreal, QC, +1 514 508 6453