Nightlife & the Arts in Montréal

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
Agora de la Danse
More than just a performance space for...
Dance Montreal
 
Baldwin Barmacie
Co-owner Alexandre Baldwin named the bar not only...
Bars Mile End
 
Bar Waverly
Named for the street that epitomizes the Mile...
Bars Mile End
 
Barfly
Fans of blues, punk, country, and bluegrass jam...
Music Clubs The Plateau
 
Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec
Spread over five floors, Montréal's largest...
Film Montreal
 
Big in Japan Bar
Keep your eyes peeled for the red door:...
Bars The Plateau
 
Bily Kun
This Czech-themed bar is a favorite hangout of...
Bars The Plateau
 
BJM Danse Montréal
Under Artistic Director Louis Robitaille, BJM...
Dance Montreal
 
Black Theatre Workshop
The only black English-language company in...
Theater Montreal
 
Brutopia
House-brewed concoctions like Raspberry Blond...
Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
BU
Inside Dispensa, a restaurant and food shop on...
Wine Bars Outremont
 
Buonanotte
In business on The Main since 1991, this...
Bars The Plateau
 
Burgundy Lion
This British pub serves food that's a notch above...
Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Cabaret Mado
Makeup, glitter, and glamorous costumes abound at...
Cabaret The Village
 
Cabaret Playhouse
This former strip club is now a popular music...
Music Clubs Mile End
 
Cactus
Salsa is the favored style of dancing at Cactus,...
Dance Clubs The Plateau
 
Casa del Popolo
One of the city's treasured venues for indie...
Bars, Music Clubs The Plateau
 
Casino de Montréal
Music (including cabaret), food, gambling:...
Cabaret, Casinos Montreal
 
Cavalli
Soft fuchsia lighting and contemporary design...
Bars, Dance Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Centaur Theatre
Montréal's best-known English-language theater...
Theater Montreal
 
Centre Phi
Packed with intimate screening rooms, recording...
Arts Centers, Film, Music Montreal
 
Cinéma Banque Scotia
This four-level theater complex is in the...
Film Montreal
 
Cinéma du Parc
A favorite of Montréal moviegoers for years,...
Film, Theater Montreal
 
Cinéma Impérial
Recognized by the Québec government as a...
Film Montreal
 
Cinémathèque Quebecoise
With more than 35,000 films in its collection,...
Film Montreal
 
Cineplex Odeon Forum Cinemas
With 22 screens showing everything from Hollywood...
Film Montreal
 
Cirque du Soleil
This amazing circus is one of Montréal's great...
Circuses Montreal
 
Cirque Éloize
This award-winning troupe has been touring the...
Circuses Montreal
 
Club Bolo
Country-and-western dancing and a laid-back...
Dance Clubs The Village
 
Club Electric Avenue
Generation X will get along just fine here, as...
Dance Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Club Sandwich
This epic café is in need of an overhaul, but...
Cafes The Village
 
Club Soda
The granddaddy of the city's rock clubs has...
Music Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Club Unity
Unity is actually the club's third incarnation on...
Bars The Village
 
Comedy Nest
For decades, this comedy club has been showering...
Comedy Clubs Montreal
 
Comedyworks
Popular comedy shows are hosted in a room on the...
Comedy Clubs Montreal
 
Divan Orange
Grab a seat on the "orange sofa" and catch...
Bars, Music Clubs The Plateau
 
Dominion Square Tavern
Busy nearly every night of the week, this bar...
Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
En Cachette Speakeasy
This Latin Quarter venue brings a touch of...
Bars The Latin Quarter
 
Excentris
Although two of its three former screening rooms...
Film, Music, Theater Montreal
 
Foufounes Electriques
"Foufs," as it's affectionately known, has been...
Bars, Music Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Furco
Making its name through word of mouth alone,...
Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Geordie Productions
Promoting itself as a theater for all audiences,...
Theater Montreal
 
House of Jazz
The food is good but the music is outstanding....
Music Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Hurley's Irish Pub
For years this pub has been serving up a...
Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
I Musici de Montréal Chamber Orchestra
Arguably the best chamber orchestra in Canada, I...
Music Montreal
 
La Buvette chez Simone
Arrive early (it opens at 4 pm) at this easygoing...
Wine Bars, Bars Mile End
 
La Champagnerie
Sharpen your swords! This chic bar for champagne...
Wine Bars Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)
 
La Fondation de Danse Margie Gillis
Margie Gillis, one of Canada's most exciting and...
Dance Montreal
 
LaLaLa Human Steps
The Casablanca-born choreographer Édouard Lock...
Dance Montreal
 
Le Drugstore
This mammoth warehouse with six floors of bars,...
Dance Clubs The Village
 
Le Lab
Fabien Maillard is Montréal's mixologist...
Bars The Plateau
 
Le Sainte-Elisabeth
In the Quartier des Spectacles (the local...
Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Le Stud
Once a men-only establishment, Le Stud has been...
Bars The Village
 
Les 7 doigts de la main
Literally translated as "the seven fingers of the...
Circuses Montreal
 
Les Éclusiers par Apollo
While the food may sometimes leave a little...
Bars Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)
 
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal
One of Canada's premier ballet companies, Les...
Dance Montreal
 
Mainline Theatre
Operated by the same people who present the...
Theater Montreal
 
McKibbin's Irish Pub
This beautiful old sandstone mansion includes...
Music Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Modavie Wine Bar
With a Mediterranean menu, an attractive sidewalk...
Wine Bars Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)
 
Montréal Danse
Lavish sets and dazzlingly sensual choreography...
Dance Montreal
 
Montreal Improv
The heart of the city's improv comedy scene...
Comedy Clubs Montreal
 
Monument-National
The highly regarded École Nationale de...
Music, Theater Montreal
 
Newtown
Once owned by Grand Prix driver Jacques...
Bars, Tapas Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Opéra de Montréal
This renowned opera company, the largest...
Music, Opera Montreal
 
Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal
The Met may lie in the shadow of the Orchestre...
Music Montreal
 
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Under the direction of influential and renowned...
Music Montreal
 
Philémon Bar
You can grab a glass of one of Philémon's...
Bars Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)
 
Place des Arts
Hosting everything from musicals to the...
Music Montreal
 
Pollack Concert Hall
McGill University's concert hall showcases the...
Music Montreal
 
Pullman
At this sophisticated yet relaxed wine bar, let...
Wine Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Reservoir
It's all about the beer at this friendly...
Bars The Plateau
 
Rosalie
Posh, pricey, and a bit pretentious, this...
Bars, Dance Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Royal Phoenix
One of the few gay bars outside of the Village,...
Bars Mile End
 
Ryū
The salmon and avocado tartare is a must at this...
Tapas Bars The Plateau
 
Salle Claude-Champagne
This beautiful concert hall hosts more than 150...
Music Montreal
 
Salsathèque
Though neon lights and disco balls abound, this...
Dance Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Segal Centre for the Performing Arts
English-language favorites like Harvey and...
Theater Montreal
 
Six Resto Lounge
With a prime view of the Quartier des Spectacles,...
Bars, Piano Bars / Lounges Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Sky
This massive complex houses a bar, restaurant,...
Bars The Village
 
Stereo
Some of the most beautiful cross-dressers...
Dance Clubs The Village
 
Stogie's Lounge
If the surprisingly trendy interior and views of...
Bars Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Suite 701
This bar inside the chic Place-d'Armes Hotel is...
Bars Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)
 
Suwu
This self-described "hip-hop eatery" and...
Bars The Plateau
 
Tangente
For more than 30 years, Tangente has hosted...
Dance Montreal
 
Terrasse sur l'Auberge
For an unbeatable view of the Old Port and...
Bars, Tapas Bars Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)
 
Théâtre Denise Pelletier
With an objective to introduce younger...
Theater Montreal
 
Théâtre du Nouveau Monde
A season's offerings at this theater might...
Theater Montreal
 
Théâtre du Rideau Vert
The oldest professional French theater company in...
Theater Montreal
 
Théâtre Jean Duceppe
Named for one of Québec's most beloved actors,...
Theater Montreal
 
Théâtre Outremont
Inaugurated in 1929, the theater rapidly became a...
Concerts, Dance, Theater Montreal
 
Théâtre St-Denis
This is one of several theaters hosting events...
Concerts, Dance, Theater Montreal
 
Théâtre Ste-Catherine
With around 100 comfortable seats, this...
Montreal
 
Time Supper Club
Perfect for partying with friends (or making new...
Dance Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Tokyo Bar
A Montréal mainstay that's been going strong...
Dance Clubs The Plateau
 
Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill
Five nights a week, the cheerful Joel Giberovitch...
Music Clubs Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Vol de Nuit
A premier watering hole for students and local...
Bars The Plateau
 
Whisky Café
Known for its happy hour, this bar, café, and...
Bars Mile End
 
Wunderbar
The local tradition of the cocktail hour has been...
Bars Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)

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