Best french in Montreal

Check out the top french in Montreal, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Restaurant L'Express Inc
1. Restaurant L'Express Inc
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42 local reviews
3927 Rue Saint-Denis, Montreal
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(514) 845-5333
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Leo & Emmanuel
Iconic Parisian-style bistro serving refined standards in a chic room with checkered floors & a bar. Dinner, …
Jean-François
Iconic in Montreal, stylish French bistro, offering the same classics since forever! It's like being in Paris,…
Thomas
L'Express is a true Montreal institution. It's a Parisian style bistro that's been open since 1979 and hasn't …
1. Restaurant L'Express Inc
1. Restaurant L'Express Inc
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42 local reviews
3927 Rue Saint-Denis, Montreal
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(514) 845-5333
Leo & Emmanuel
Leo & Emmanuel
Iconic Parisian-style bistro serving refined standards in a chic room with checkered floors & a bar. Dinner, lunch and brunch everyday. I …
Jean-François
Jean-François
Iconic in Montreal, stylish French bistro, offering the same classics since forever! It's like being in Paris, minus the attitude (and even …
Thomas
Thomas
L'Express is a true Montreal institution. It's a Parisian style bistro that's been open since 1979 and hasn't aged one bit. It serves staple…
2. Mont Royal
2. Mont Royal
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30 local reviews
Mont Royal, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+1 514-872-3911
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Maureen
The jewel of Montreal’s city parks is, without question, Mount Royal. This 200-hectare park occupies part of t…
Ludovic
The jewel of Montreal’s city parks is, without question, Mount Royal. This 200-hectare park occupies part of t…
Paola
The jewel of Montreal’s city parks is, without question, Mount Royal. This 200-hectare park occupies part of t…
2. Mont Royal
2. Mont Royal
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30 local reviews
Mont Royal, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+1 514-872-3911
Maureen
Maureen
The jewel of Montreal’s city parks is, without question, Mount Royal. This 200-hectare park occupies part of the mountain that lies in the m…
Ludovic
Ludovic
The jewel of Montreal’s city parks is, without question, Mount Royal. This 200-hectare park occupies part of the mountain that lies in the m…
Paola
Paola
The jewel of Montreal’s city parks is, without question, Mount Royal. This 200-hectare park occupies part of the mountain that lies in the m…
3. La Banquise
3. La Banquise
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121 local reviews
994 Rue Rachel E, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
+1 514-525-2415
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Simplissimmo
Try our most famous and typical canadian dish : La poutine made of French fries and cheese curds topped with a…
Ephraim
Montreal's most famous emporium for poutine (French fries, cheese curds and gravy) with numerous variations. O…
Yan
Try our most famous and typical canadian dish : La poutine made of French fries and cheese curds topped with …
3. La Banquise
3. La Banquise
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121 local reviews
994 Rue Rachel E, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
+1 514-525-2415
Simplissimmo
Simplissimmo
Try our most famous and typical canadian dish : La poutine made of French fries and cheese curds topped with a light brown gravy
Ephraim
Ephraim
Montreal's most famous emporium for poutine (French fries, cheese curds and gravy) with numerous variations. Open 24 hours a day... just in …
Yan
Yan
Try our most famous and typical canadian dish : La poutine made of French fries and cheese curds topped with a light brown gravy
4. Schwartz's Deli - Sandwiches - Steaks
4. Schwartz's Deli - Sandwiches - Steaks
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125 local reviews
3895 Boul St-Laurent, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 514-842-4813
RestaurantStoreFood
Jean-François
Schwartz's is to Smoked Meat sandwiches what Céline Dion is to Québec pop / diva music. And she owns the place…
Yanick
Best smoked meat in town! Order the medium cut meat, cherry cola, french fries and a pickle!
Lilou
Montreal's famous smoked meat! Get ready to wait in line but eh you may bump into local hero Céline Dion who o…
4. Schwartz's Deli - Sandwiches - Steaks
4. Schwartz's Deli - Sandwiches - Steaks
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125 local reviews
3895 Boul St-Laurent, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 514-842-4813
Jean-François
Jean-François
Schwartz's is to Smoked Meat sandwiches what Céline Dion is to Québec pop / diva music. And she owns the place! Seriously, amongst Montreal …
Yanick
Yanick
Best smoked meat in town! Order the medium cut meat, cherry cola, french fries and a pickle!
Lilou
Lilou
Montreal's famous smoked meat! Get ready to wait in line but eh you may bump into local hero Céline Dion who owns it now! (you probably won'…
5. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
5. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
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99 local reviews
1380 Rue Sherbrooke O, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens Tue 10:00 AM
+1 514-285-2000
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Paola
Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Art in French) is the city’s largest museum and attracts over …
Simplissimmo
Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Art in French) is the city’s largest museum and attracts over …
Yan
Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Art in French) is the city’s largest museum and attracts over …
5. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
5. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
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99 local reviews
1380 Rue Sherbrooke O, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens Tue 10:00 AM
+1 514-285-2000
Paola
Paola
Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Art in French) is the city’s largest museum and attracts over one million visitors each year…
Simplissimmo
Simplissimmo
Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Art in French) is the city’s largest museum and attracts over one million visitors each year…
Yan
Yan
Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Art in French) is the city’s largest museum and attracts over one million visitors each year…
6. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
6. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
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45 local reviews
185 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 514-847-6226
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Catherine
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is particularly worth a visit, especially as young French-Canadian ar…
Sara
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is particularly worth a visit, especially as young French-Canadian ar…
Luce
The only large contemporary art museum in the city, with a fresh new atroum filled with a generous portion of …
6. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
6. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
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45 local reviews
185 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Ville-Marie
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 514-847-6226
Catherine
Catherine
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is particularly worth a visit, especially as young French-Canadian artists are accorded special pro…
Sara
Sara
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal is particularly worth a visit, especially as young French-Canadian artists are accorded special pro…
Luce
Luce
The only large contemporary art museum in the city, with a fresh new atroum filled with a generous portion of design and sculptures. Great g…
7. Jean Talon Market
7. Jean Talon Market
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173 local reviews
7070 Avenue Henri-Julien, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 514-937-7754
Point of interestEstablishment
Simplissimmo
One of the oldest public markets in Montreal is Jean-Talon Market (or Marche Jean-Talon in French). This farme…
Yan
One of the oldest public markets in Montreal is Jean-Talon Market (or Marche Jean-Talon in French). This farme…
Dan And Nathalie
Located in the heart of Little Italy, the Jean-Talon Market is one of the oldest public markets in Montréal. W…
7. Jean Talon Market
7. Jean Talon Market
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173 local reviews
7070 Avenue Henri-Julien, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 514-937-7754
Simplissimmo
Simplissimmo
One of the oldest public markets in Montreal is Jean-Talon Market (or Marche Jean-Talon in French). This farmer’s market is located in the c…
Yan
Yan
One of the oldest public markets in Montreal is Jean-Talon Market (or Marche Jean-Talon in French). This farmer’s market is located in the c…
Dan And Nathalie
Dan And Nathalie
Located in the heart of Little Italy, the Jean-Talon Market is one of the oldest public markets in Montréal. When it originally opened in Ma…
8. Restaurant Le P'Tit Plateau
8. Restaurant Le P'Tit Plateau
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4 local reviews
330 Rue Marie-Anne Est, Montreal
Closed · Opens Tue 5:30 PM
(514) 282-6342
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Julien
Cozy BYOB offering French bistro fare at 2 dining times.
Charles & Chantal
Wonderful French cuisine.
Marie
A neighborhood gem! Be sure to get reservations.
8. Restaurant Le P'Tit Plateau
8. Restaurant Le P'Tit Plateau
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4 local reviews
330 Rue Marie-Anne Est, Montreal
Closed · Opens Tue 5:30 PM
(514) 282-6342
Julien
Julien
Cozy BYOB offering French bistro fare at 2 dining times.
Charles & Chantal
Charles & Chantal
Wonderful French cuisine.
Marie
Marie
A neighborhood gem! Be sure to get reservations.
9. Buvette Chez Simone
9. Buvette Chez Simone
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41 local reviews
4869 Av du Parc, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 514-750-6577
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
David
Great french bistro/bar atmosphere. Great food... Very busy after 4pm Thu-Fri-Sat. I know Simone a great perso…
Eli
Classy French bar with great charcuterie and share plates.
Sarah
Good place for an early evening drink. It's very popular and fills up fast. French hipster vibe.
9. Buvette Chez Simone
9. Buvette Chez Simone
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41 local reviews
4869 Av du Parc, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 514-750-6577
David
David
Great french bistro/bar atmosphere. Great food... Very busy after 4pm Thu-Fri-Sat. I know Simone a great person... My personal favourite and…
Eli
Eli
Classy French bar with great charcuterie and share plates.
Sarah
Sarah
Good place for an early evening drink. It's very popular and fills up fast. French hipster vibe.
10. Divan Orange
10. Divan Orange
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11 local reviews
4234 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
(514) 840-9090
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Robyn
Pub and small music venue for new & experimental live music in English & French, with DJs & late-night partyin…
Thomas And Zoé
Small venue for new & experimental live music in English & French, with DJs & late-night partying. Young publi…
Thomas And Zoé
Small venue for new & experimental live music in English & French, with DJs & late-night partying. Young publi…
10. Divan Orange
10. Divan Orange
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11 local reviews
4234 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal
(514) 840-9090
Robyn
Robyn
Pub and small music venue for new & experimental live music in English & French, with DJs & late-night partying.
Thomas And Zoé
Thomas And Zoé
Small venue for new & experimental live music in English & French, with DJs & late-night partying. Young public.
Thomas And Zoé
Thomas And Zoé
Small venue for new & experimental live music in English & French, with DJs & late-night partying. Young public.
11. Cinémas Cinéplex Odéon
11. Cinémas Cinéplex Odéon
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11 local reviews
Movie theaterEstablishment
Dorian
Closest Cineplex. Most of the films presented are doubled in French. If you want in English, the best option i…
Jean-François
Are you into French movies? This is the place for either vo or French movies or movies dubbed in French.
Demenick
Modern multiplex cinema chain screening the latest Hollywood films, plus new independent releases. Both in fre…
11. Cinémas Cinéplex Odéon
11. Cinémas Cinéplex Odéon
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11 local reviews
Dorian
Dorian
Closest Cineplex. Most of the films presented are doubled in French. If you want in English, the best option in the Scotian Theater downtown…
Jean-François
Jean-François
Are you into French movies? This is the place for either vo or French movies or movies dubbed in French.
Demenick
Demenick
Modern multiplex cinema chain screening the latest Hollywood films, plus new independent releases. Both in french and english.
12. Marché Bonsecours
12. Marché Bonsecours
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10 local reviews
350 rue St-Paul Est, Montréal
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(514) 872-7730
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Yan
Bonsecours Market (Marche Bonsecours in French) is a domed public market dating from 1844 and strategically lo…
Simplissimmo
Bonsecours Market (Marche Bonsecours in French) is a domed public market dating from 1844 and strategically lo…
Carolyn
Great local and handmade souvenirs in a stunning historical building. Quebec designers.
12. Marché Bonsecours
12. Marché Bonsecours
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10 local reviews
350 rue St-Paul Est, Montréal
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(514) 872-7730
Yan
Yan
Bonsecours Market (Marche Bonsecours in French) is a domed public market dating from 1844 and strategically located in one of Montreal’s bus…
Simplissimmo
Simplissimmo
Bonsecours Market (Marche Bonsecours in French) is a domed public market dating from 1844 and strategically located in one of Montreal’s bus…
Carolyn
Carolyn
Great local and handmade souvenirs in a stunning historical building. Quebec designers.