Restaurants in Quebec

A plate of French fries heaped with cheese curds and gravy can be a recipe for disaster, but if the potatoes are twice-fried crisp, the curds squeaky-fresh, and the gravy from scratch, the Quebecoise dish known as poutine can be a cheap-eats feast. It is a specialty of casse-croûtes (snack bars) all along the roads of the province, where French fries are almost everywhere extraordinary. In fact, another colloquial name for a casse-croute is cabane a patates (spud shack). In these roadside drive-ins, you’ll also find “le hot dog Michigan” topped with Bolognese sauce and a bunned sandwich known as a guedille (like a fully dressed hot dog without the meat). Foodies flock to Montreal for its version of pastrami known as smoked meat and for chewy little bagels boiled in honey water and cooked in a wood-fired oven.

Quebec’s Best Restaurants

Cantine Bernard

SAINTE-MADELEINE, QC

Wilensky’s Light Lunch

MONTRéAL, QC

Boulangerie Cheskie

MONTRéAL, QC

Gold-fried
Stash Cafe

MONTRéAL, QC

Moishes

MONTRéAL, QC

Poutine: crisp French fries topped with cheese curds and brown gravy
Casse-Croûte du Vieux Moulin

PONT-ROUGE, QC

Chez Micheline

SAINT-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, QC

Schwartz’s

MONTRéAL, QC

Le P’tit Stop | Poutine & Boeuf Burgers in a Quebec Snack Bar

SAINT-FAUSTIN-LAC-CARRé, QC

Patate Ben-Venue | French Fries are Best in Quebec

MONT-TREMBLANT, QC

Sesame bagel is stuffed with lox, tomato slices, and cream cheese.
Beauty’s Luncheonette | A Montreal Best Bet Diner

MONTRéAL, QC

Snowdon Deli | Best Smoked Meat In Montreal?

MONTRéAL, QC

St. Viateur | Montreal Bagels At Their Best

MONTRéAL, QC

Restaurant Ti-Polo

HENRYVILLE, QC

Le Roy Jucep

DRUMMONDVILLE, QC

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