Dec. 15, 2023

The best places for a business lunch in downtown Montreal

Les meilleurs restaurants pour lunchs d'affaires au centre-ville de Montréal

When it comes to lunch, there’s no better place than downtown Montreal! The neighborhood offers several sophisticated places, where you’ll be able to talk in complete privacy. But it’s not just about the set-up : the following restaurants also offer fine food and delicate cuisine. This should charm your taste buds as well as your business partners! Here is our selection.

Around Phillips Square

Restaurant Henri

1240 Square Phillips

This elegant brasserie offers traditional French dishes, made from delicious local products. It all comes with a charming view of Phillips Square.

Osteria MKT

1333 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa

Here is an excellent Italian restaurant, located in an old presbytery. It offers a cozy setting and an impeccable service ; the cuisine is a perfect blend of modernity and Italian tradition.

Restaurant Le Carré

1191 Rue du Square-Phillips

In the classy decor of Le Carré, you can enjoy Mediterranean-inspired cuisine ; meals are as warm and sunny as the South. A simple, elegant and comforting lunch.

Around Place des Arts


305 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

This modern and elegant restaurant overlooks Place des Arts. The place honors Asian cuisine through satisfying fusion dishes, to enjoy with a fresh beer.

Le Bivouac

1255 Rue Jeanne-Mance

A modern, urban bistro is hiding behind this name. Food is local and seasonal, and the Chef likes to play with boreal flavors! Good to know: an express menu is available for lunch.

Along Peel Street


1450 Rue Peel

Scrumptious meals inspired by Barcelona and prepared with a wood-fired oven that was specially imported from Spain. Fish, paellas but also tapas will support your discussions in a warm and refined way.

Ferreira Café

1446 Rue Peel

Whether in Europe or on Peel Street, Portugal is next to Spain! In a modern decor that knows how to stay warm, fresh fish goes along delicate meats. The place is perfect for business since it’s possible to book a private lounge.

Chez Alexandre et Fils

1454 Rue Peel

An authentic French brasserie, for your guests to enjoy typical specialties. The restaurant offers a cigar lounge that will allow you to conclude your meal – and your contract – in the best possible way!

At the heart of the Golden Square Mile

Le Boulevardier

2050 Rue Mansfield 

A cozy decor, both vintage and contemporary, where you can enjoy scrumptious dishes inspired by the best French brasseries. You’ll be surrounded by elegant woodwork and fine wines, and you’ll probably find it difficult to leave the place.


2020 Rue Metcalfe

Sho-dan’s delicate creations, with their subtle flavors, are renowned for their freshness and creativity. You’ll enjoy the warm welcome and the large bright room ; take time to discuss and introduce your guests to Japanese cuisine!

Le Pois Penché

1230 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest

Whether you’re seated in one of the private lounges or in the beautiful bistro-style room, you’ll enjoy delicate French cuisine. A hint of Montreal spices up delightful classics that are always perfectly prepared.

Le Renoir

1155 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest (Sofitel Montréal Le Carré Doré)

France and Quebec blend harmoniously in the delicate dishes of the Renoir – the modern and elegant restaurant of the Sofitel. In addition to the beautiful menu, a table d’hôte is offered at lunchtime, allowing you to taste the daily delights.

Maison Boulud

1228 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest (Ritz-Carlton)

The wonderfully soft atmosphere of Maison Boulud is perfect for a business talk. Take all the time you need to discuss, and most importantly to enjoy the food – from scrumptious caviars to Quebec specialties.

At the heart of the Quartier international


1001 Rue du Square-Victoria

The iconic Moishes steakhouse is now offering a new formula for business lunches. From Monday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., customers can enjoy 2 entrees for $38, thanks to the Midi Exquis menu. More pleasure during your meal!

Le restaurant Moishes, pour lunchs d'affaires au centre-ville de Montréal
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Between the Palais des Congrès and the Central Station


470 Rue De La Gauchetière Ouest

This Italian brasserie welcomes you in a most elegant decor. The restaurant invites you to taste a Neapolitan pizza made from delicate ingredients ; homemade pasta completes a menu that smells authentic.

Le Darlington

380 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest (Courtyard by Marriott Montréal Centre-ville)

In a bright room with a quiet atmosphere, those in a hurry will be able to enjoy beautiful salads and sandwiches, all inspired by Europe. For a quick, simple, yet sophisticated lunch.


1050 Rue De La Gauchetière Ouest (Montréal Marriott Château Champlain)

In the heart of Montreal, Lloyd’s is a unique place that offers amazing dishes inspired by the Polynesian archipelago. Colorful and original flavors make up a delicate meal that you’ll enjoy in a nice decor with soft tones. Don’t forget to check out the desserts!


690 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest

Vargas brilliantly demonstrates that a steakhouse can go along with sophistication! A selection of sushi also awaits you in this beautiful wooded decor with a cozy atmosphere.

Rosélys Restaurant

900 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest (hôtel Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth)

Rosélys is set in a magnificent Art Deco-inspired room ; it offers a table d’hôte for lunch, that is as classy as it is attractive. A bistronomic cuisine where Canadian and European flavors meet, and which should, for sure, make your guests happy.

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