Visit Montreal for Poutine

Let me just start by saying I really love Poutine and I believe that you can find the best Poutine in Montreal!

If you are like me and enjoy Poutines as as I do, we have come up with some of the best places to find some tasty Poutine in Montreal! This is the go to list if you are looking for some of the best Poutines.

We encourage you to take a trip down to Montreal even if it’s for a day.

Poutine is definitely not a dish that you should be eating on a daily basis (not unless you are on a contest to put on weight at an extreme speed) but you have to have it at least once in your life! 

My partner hates Poutine (SERIOUSLY! I am not sure why), but he surely loves his fries! I love my cheese and I can tolerate fries! And if I can mix fries, cheese, and gravy together, then I get my fix of Poutine!

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What is Montreal Poutine?

Poutine is a delicious dish that is made with french fries cheese curds and is typically topped with brown gravy!

It was first discovered in the Quebec and it is often associated with Quebec Cuisine.

Poutine is largely celebrated as a symbol of Québécois cultural pride and you can now find huge festivals such as the Poutine festivals all around Canada. I can bet you that you will find me attending at least one of these festivals.

You are bound to find some of the best Poutines in Montreal and that’s why a lot of Canadian refer you to Montreal for Poutine.

Fun fact: Poutine” is Quebec slang for “a mess”!

Best Poutine in Montreal

We are on the hunt to find the best Poutine in Montreal! If you happen to be in Montreal for a day, be sure to find time to sample one of the Poutine locations we mention below! 

And if you have a Poutine location in Montreal that fulfills your every urge, then tell us all about it in the comments below! We looking forward to sharing with you all: 

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Where is the best Poutine in Montreal?

Here is a list of the places we think have the best Poutine in Montreal. If we are missing any from the list, be sure to share your best poutine in Montreal in the comments. 

1// Poutineville

Poutineville has several locations. 

Why we love Poutineville?

Poutineville offers its clients the ability to create their own Poutine.

They only use high-quality products such as Quebec cheese curds, premier meats, and fresh local Quebec produce! 

They can choose from a list of over 40 ingredients, including 11 different cheese, a choice of four kinds of potatoes and five kinds of sauces. 


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2// Poutine La Banquise

This amazing restaurant is open 24 hours and it is the place to be if you are looking for great poutine in Montreal! 

The Classique or the Italienne, from the T-Rex to the Rachel with a hint of Poivrée, you will find the poutine that blows you away right here!

With more than 30 types of Poutine available, I can say your search for good poutine is over! 


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3// Paul Patate

Another amazing Poutine restaurant in Montreal!

Paul Patate is known to be the best Poutine in Montreal for a lot of people. Paul Patate is famous for its feature in the Quebec TV show Taxi 0-22!


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4// Patati Patata Friterie de Luxe

Patati Patata is a French fry snack bar that delivers one of the tastiest poutines in the Montreal area!

Patati Patata is known for using skinny fries in its classic Poutine, which is topped with cheese curds and vegetable gravy. 


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5// Smoke’s Poutinerie in Montreal

You can find the Smoke’s Poutinerie in a few Canadian locations, but you need to visit the one in Montreal when in town! 

Smoke’s Poutinerie is the World’s Largest & Original Poutinerie offering a broad menu exclusive to Poutine.

The Smoke’s Poutinerie Vision is to achieve GLOBAL DOMINATION by providing a Unique, Canadian Food Experience that will Entertain the World!


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6// Planète Poutine et Cie

This one also has several locations around Canada! 

Planet Poutine has become the go-to Poutine restaurant on the market and is loved by Poutine lovers!

It offers over 15 different types of poutines, which makes it the go-to place! 


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7// Montreal Poutine Restaurant

Poutine commonly refers to a traditional Quebec dish made of French fries and fresh cheddar cheese curds topped with a hot gravy-style sauce.

It has found its origin in the rural 1950s’ Quebec and has since then become famous everywhere across the province.

Montreal Poutine offers different variations of signature poutines as well as a wide selection of tasty meals that are sure to please everyone!


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8// Frite Alors!

Frite Alors! beats everything when it comes to fast, simple and tasty. Their dishes, brought to you in wicker baskets, are very comforting.

The first Frites Alors! opened on May 27th, 1991 in Montreal on Park Avenue.

This eclectic restaurant, influenced by a blend of European and North American cultures, has attracted loyal and regular clients for close to twenty years.

 Frite Alors! – Belgian-Fries At Their Best!


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9// Hippi Poutine in Montreal

Hippi Poutine offers poutines and burgers inspired by the cuisine of the five continents.

The portions are generous and tasty, making this place a must visit for Poutine lovers! 

Hippi Poutine is a family friendly restaurant with an interesting and especially entertaining concept of board games and comics available for you, for kids and adults.

What could be better than challenging your friend at chess while eating one of their many poutines offered!


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10// Chez Claudette

Chez Claudette, a tiny, homey snack bar in Montreal’s Mile End neighborhood, has been serving classic poutine dishes since 1982.

It opens 24 hours from Thursday through Saturday nights (it closes at midnight the rest of the week) so you can always get your Poutine fix when you need it! 


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What do you consider the best Poutine place in Montreal?

Do you have a go-to Poutine restaurant in Montreal? Tell us in the comments below, we would love to hear all about it! 

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