2 Montreal Eating places Received Named Amongst The Greatest In The World

Montreal restaurants are out here snagging awards left and right now!

The city is known to be a culinary hot spot across the world, and there really is no denying how amazing our food scene is. After including two Montreal restaurants in its list of Travel Guide Star Awards winners, Forbes would agree.

The media released the winners of its 2022 Star Awards on April 26, recognizing the “most outstanding hotels, restaurants and spas” across the globe that travelers just have to visit.

A total of 253 restaurants made up the best of the best when it comes to international food and Montreal seized two of those spots.

Forbes pretty much sends secret agents… okay, not agents, but inspectors, to luxury hotels, restaurants and spas across the world in order to compile the award-winning list.

“Our global team of inspectors are anonymous at all times, so they have the same experience as a typical guest,” Forbes stated.

So, which two acclaimed Montreal restaurants actually made the list?

Maison Boulud

Award Ranking: 4 Stars

Cuisine: French

Address: Ritz-Carlton, 1228, rue Sherbrooke O., Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Executive Chef Romain Cagnat* is behind this restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton hotel. The delish spot is known for creating a perfect balance of luxury and comfort with a menu that can only be described as bold, creative, and whimsical.



Award Ranking: 4 Stars

Cuisine: Quebecois

Address: 900, Pl. Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal, QC

Why You Should Go: Toque! mixes luxurious and contemporary together to create a menu of which you will definitely want to get a taste. The renowned spot is known for its garnished plats that are so stunning you’ll feel bad ruining the presentation. Norman Laprise certainly knows his way around the kitchen, putting a dash of his culinary magic in every dish he crafts.


*Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story listed the previous executive chef at Maison Boulud. We’ve updated this article with the correct information.

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