A neighborhood in southwestern Montreal, Griffintown is full of historic buildings, boutiques and restaurants, all within a short walk from the waterfront. Check out this list of restaurants that incorporate the culture and flavor of the city while still taking inspiration from around the world.
A charming and rustic cafe, Olive et Gourmando is a very popular lunch spot with a line out the door on a regular basis, but the long wait is worth it. The small cafe offers a wide range of artisan breads and pastries as well as savory sandwiches, paninis and salads. There are even a delicious number of vegetarian options such as the Viva Las Vegan sandwich, which includes marinated tofu, caramelized onions, hummus, olives and arugula.
A 19th century building with a vaulted ceiling, Le Richmond is full of industrial interior decor and features an enchanting outdoor terrace to dine under the stars. All the food is made from farm-fresh ingredients, certifying flavor and quality with each bite. The North Italian influenced menu is complete with seasonal dishes that combine the flavors of Italy with the local tastes of Montreal.
Address & phone number: 377 Rue Richmond, Montréal, QC H3J 1T9, Canada +1 514-508-8749