This summer, we are posting an address book of businesses on our blog, highlighting different hot spots in Old Montreal. In this list, we invite you to discover a whole selection of Asian restaurants, each offering savoury and authentic dishes here in the historic neighbourhood!
Le Petit Sao
A recent addition to the neighbourhood, Le Petit Sao can be found on Notre-Dame Street. When you first lay eyes on the plate settings, you will fall for its charm (even though it is delivery or take-out only for the moment). Here, they offer modern takes on traditional Vietnamese dishes: pho, spring rolls, bowls, and more. Each dish is an explosion of flavours and colours, and a guarantee of dinnertime enjoyment.
Restaurant Hà is inspired by traditional Vietnamese restaurants and invites you to step into its everyday, friendly ambiance. They offer typical dishes influenced by traditional Vietnamese cuisine and Laotian culture, prepared with high-quality ingredients. If you happen to be here during the evening, go see the Nhâu bar on the basement level for a unique ambiance that will leave you mesmerized.
With Touk, chef Chanthy Yen is paying homage to their Cambodian culture. In pure street food tradition, here you will find dishes with honest flavours and tons of freshness. This pop-up restaurant has taken Parliament Pub’s food by storm and is offering an excellent alternative this summer. Come enjoy this one while you still can!
For more than 15 years, Gandhi has been inviting everyone in Old Montreal to come discover the taste of India! Their menu holds traditional dishes, such as tandoori or butter chicken, accompanied by Indian music for complete immersion! Plus, Gandhi also offers vegetarian and gluten-free option
Le 409 is the perfect place to sip on some delicious, colourful cocktails with your normal happy hour gang. This Indian-inspired restaurant proposes a large variety of sumptuous dishes, from main course to dessert! Soups, spiced mussels, crème brûlée, tea – and that’s just the beginning. Let yourself be tempted by this culinary voyage!
Marusan Comptoir Japonais
Situated on Notre Dame Ouest, Marusan Comptoir Japonais is a restaurant that offers authentic Japanese cuisine, with sushi, donburi, bento boxes, and much more on the menu! Their defining feature is that they allow you to create your own sushi! Treat yourself and bring some back home or to the office!
Kyo Bar Japonais
Kyo Bar Japonais is perfect for fans of Japanese food! In addition to their daily sushi bar and delicious sake and whiskey selection, the restaurant also serves bento boxes which are a perfect savory, healthy option for a shared meal among friends or colleagues.
The word origin behind Loam's name is an agricultural word meaning “fertile earth”, a perfectly suitable name for this neighbourhood wine bar that bets everything on their terroir-based products. On their menu, you will find dishes of French, Italian, and Asian inspiration, crafted with ingredients local to us. The perfect fusion!
Flyjin is a brasserie that offers many dishes inspired by the cuisine of several Asian countries, and that will be reopening its doors before long. The restaurant offers an Asian-fusion menu, as well as superb cocktails and a large selection of Japanese spirits. More than just a restaurant, Flyjin also comprises a vibrant bar and a discothèque perfect for holding parties at.
Soon to reopen, Hanzō Izakaya draws its inspiration from Japanese izakayas, a close equivalent to a bistro or a tapas bar. Both, bar and restaurant, it serves elaborate dishes and sophisticated cocktails meant to be savoured in its elegant and idyllic décor with friends or as a couple