Best of Nomtréal

Best Fried Chicken

  1. Grumman 78
  2. Poulet Bronzé

Best Roast Pork

  1. Marché Oriental

Best Arabic

  • Al-Baghdadi (Manakish with bread made fresh on order!)
  • Boustan (Late night)

Best Chinese (Szechuan)

  1. Kan Bai
  2. Sorgho Rouge (szechuan) *closed
  • Honorable Mention: Cuisine Szechuan, Niu Kee

Best Chinese (Cantonese)

  1. Dobe & Andy (unbeatable price)
  2. Keung Kee
  • Honorable Mention: Kam Shing

Best Chinese (other)

  • Honorable Mention: Bao Dao (Taiwanese, Cheap Eats)

Best Korean

  • Hwang Kum (specialty dishes only)
  • According to many, there are no good Korean options in town.

Best Vietnamese

  • Pho Tay Ho
  • Saigon VIP

Best Japanese

  • Kazu
  • Made in Japan
  • Honorable Mention: Momoyama (given price and location)

Best Indian

  • Bombay Mahal
  • Jolee (South Indian & Sri Lankan)
  • Honorable Mention:

Best Haitian

  • Méli-Mélo
  • Honorable Mention: Chez Rose

Best Pizza

  • Fine Pointe (Johnny Special)
  • Amelio’s (5-cheese pizza)
  • Honorable Mention: B&M (B&M Special)

Best Expensive/Fancy Eats

  • Europea
  • Au pied de Cochon (not really all that expensive!)
  • Kazu

Best Poutine

  • Chef Guru (Chicken Curry Poutine)
  • Patati Patata (Patatine)
  • Pouttucine Carbonara (Palais Montcalm, or any other restaurant offering both poutine and fettucine carbonara, some assembly required)
  • Honorable Mention: Taquise (La Banquise)

Best Bacon

  • Deep-fried bacon (Charcuterie Fairmount)
  • Crab BLT (Holts Café)

Best Brunch

  • M sur Masson
  • Cosmos Snack Bar
  • Honorable Mention:

Best Late-Night

  • Poulet Bronzé
  • Boustan
  • Dad’s Bagels
  • McDonald’s

Best Cheap Eats

  • Dobe & Andy (Chinese)
  • Bombay Mahal (Indian)
  • Jolee (Indian)
  • Honorable Mention: Bao Dao (Taiwanese)

Best Character

  • Poulet Bronzé
  • Cosmos Snack Bar
  • Grumman78
  • Dad’s Bagels
  • Honorable Mention: Boustan (Mr. Smaidi, old owner)

Totally Awesome Dishes

  • Kojax Poutine (Kojax, multiple locations)
  • McGangBang (McDonald’s, some assembly required)
  • McWhitey (McDonald’s, some assembly required)
  • Pouttucine Carbonara (Palais Montcalm, or any other restaurant offering both poutine and fettucine carbonara, some assembly required)
  • Smoked Meat Fried Rice (B&M)
  • Skinwich (KFC, some assembly required)
  • Combo Cuisse et Poutine (Nouveau Système BBQ)
  • Bulgogi Poutine with Kimchi (Pick’s)

Worst of Montreal

  • No good southern BBQ (haven’t tried Blackstrap BBQ yet)
  • No good cheap mexican food
  • No good wings
  • Overpriced bullshit, e.g.: Joe Beef
  • All those ~$20-30 restos that are really garbage, or at least nothing special given the price.  e.g.: l’Académie.
  • Thai Express

4 thoughts on “B.O.N.

  1. Seri says:

    i recommend trying the traditional plate from “Le village” on crescent. I really like the unique way they make the shishtawook with the big bread.

  2. LG says:

    Try the portuguese charcoal grilled chicken with these two awesome places !
    Romados on Rachel
    Grillades Da Silva on Ste Catherine

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