The Old Town of Montreal is one of the most vibrant parts of the city, with an impressive history, fascinating boutiques and wonderful art galleries, all within a very idyllic and picturesque setting. It draws a very diverse and international crowd and the restaurants here work to both welcome and impress all who dine within. Every place has something special to offer in this district. Here we explore the 10 restaurants that go the extra mile.
Maison Cristian Faure
Christian Faure was awarded the title of Best Pastry Chef of the World by The American Academy for Hospitality Sciences, for the stunning contributions he has made to the world of pasty. In 2013, Maison Christian Faure opened its doors to treat guests to the most incredible desserts and pastries. Eating here is a treat and the quality and experience is incomparable to anywhere else. Maison Christian Faure may be famous for pastry but there’s so much more to this beautiful establishment, an incredible snack menu, serving everything from a classic club sandwich to great gazpacho and a delightful deli counter with a range of fresh local meats and cheeses.
Maison Christian Faure, 355 Place Royale, Montréal, QC, Canada,+1 514 508 6453
Offering an authentic Mediterranean feel, all the way in Montreal, Bella Vita serves up real Italian-style pizza as well as several smaller dishes such as fried calamari and courgettes and, of course, amazing home-made pasta. The décor is as light as their crispy pizza crusts and you really do get the sense of sitting in a cute coastal café in Italy despite all the activity in Old Town. This place is simple but effective and the prices are extremely reasonable, especially for the best pizza in town.
Bella Vita, 250 Rue Saint Paul E, Montréal, QC, Canada, +1 514 903 6614
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