Fodor's Expert Review Boris Bistro

$$$ Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal) French

Behind a freestanding facade (the remains of a burned-out historic building) is one of the best alfresco dining areas in Montreal. Like an enchanted forest, the tree-shaded terrace draws crowds to sip glasses of Kir Royal or munch on locally-sourced cheese plates. Market-fresh classics, from duck to fish and lamb, are extensive. There's even a vegan plate on the menu. Minors are not allowed to dine inside the restaurant, although they're welcome on the terrace until 8 pm with an adult. Call ahead to confirm evening schedules which are limited in the spring, fall, and winter.

French Romantic Lunch Dinner $$$ Quiet

Quick Facts

465 rue McGill
Montréal, Québec  H2Y 2H1, Canada

514-848–9575

www.borisbistro.com

Known For:
  • Market cuisine
  • Vegan
  • Outdoor seating
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Winter: closed Sat. and Sun., weekdays between 2 and 5; Spring/Fall: closed Sun., no dinner on weekdays, no lunch on Sat.

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