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5 Best Bars in Montreal 🥇

Below is a list of the top and leading Bars in Montreal. To help you find the best Bars located near you in Montreal, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Montreal’s Best Bars:

The top rated Bars in Montreal are:

  • Cloakroom Bar – a stylish speakeasy-style bar featuring specialty cocktails in a cozy, dimly lit space
  • Bootlegger – a warm Victorian-era cocktail bar for bespoke libations, elevated bites & live music.
  • El Pequeño Bar – offers craft cocktails & Cuban bites on offer in this tiny, charming outpost with exposed-brick walls
  • Bar Furco – a buzzy indoor/outdoor hot spot pairing wine & cocktails with refined, eclectic cuisine
  • Bar Renard – a hip craft cocktail & beer bar with a limited menu of creative bistro plates & a cool vibe

Cloakroom Bar

Cloakroom Bar
Cloakroom Bar opened in Montreal in 2015 and has since carved out a niche for itself in the world of customized cocktails, combining fine spirits with the skills of award-winning bartenders to create an atmosphere that activates the senses and goes beyond the ordinary. The Cloakroom Bar captures the essence of popular cocktail culture with a selection of fine spirits, liqueurs, house-made tinctures, champagnes, and fresh produce and infuses it with a new significance with a variety of fine spirits, liqueurs, house made tinctures, champagnes, and fresh produce.

Drinks are made to order, depending on an individual’s desires, and ice is made and carved in-house to ensure that it is crystal smooth and free of impurities.

Products/Services:

Cocktail Bar

LOCATION:

Address: 2175 Rue de la Montagne Bureau 100, Montréal, QC H3G 1Z8
Phone: (514) 284 9393
Website: cloakroombar.co

REVIEWS:

“What an amazing experience. We went in on a weeknight and were able to be seated at the bar immediately. The bartender spent time going over our drink preferences and quickly turned out a delicious beverage catered to our likes. Not much seating available, which made the mood that much better.” – Ryan Mirl

Bootlegger

Bootlegger
Bootlegger is a cocktail bar in New Orleans that specializes in Whiskey, Absinthe, and Live Music. Their mission is to provide you with a one-of-a-kind experience in terms of unmatched service, extensive variety, scenery, beverage taste, and comfort. The establishment on Boulevard St-Laurent also functions as a “Live Venue,” featuring a variety of performances during the week. Whiskey tastings, improv events, Blues shows, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Funk, Swing shows, meeting nights, and more are all on their schedule. Their experts will be able to help you, and their mixologists will be able to make your next favorite drink.

Products/Services:

Whiskey Tasting, Private Tasting, Shooting & Photo Studio, Private Party, Live Music

LOCATION:

Address: 3481 St Laurent Blvd 2eme Etage, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2T6
Phone: (438) 383 2226
Website: barbootlegger.com

REVIEWS:

“Super great bar with amazing bartenders, they mix fantastic cocktails. We had a mint julep and a superb apple brandy Manhattan. It was the best cocktail ive ever had. The atmosphere of the bar is so sweet. With reall burning lams and low lights it feels like your stepping back in time.” – Tyson Doonan

El Pequeño Bar

El Pequeño Bar
El Pequeño Bar is a small bar in the heart of Old Montreal, that opened its doors in April 2018. Since then, El Pequeno bar, winner of Canada’s 50 Best, has been offering both premium versions of traditional Cuban style cocktails and bold new experiments into the uncharted territory of Rum-based cocktails. El Pequeno Bar’s 150 square foot interior, designed by owner Kevin Demers and cabinet maker Lawrence Lafatiere, pays homage to Havana’s storied history while still representing the classic 1920’s Cuban hotel.

Products/Services:

Bar

LOCATION:

Address: 401a R. Saint-Vincent, Montréal, QC H2Y 3A4
Phone: (514) 294 6911
Website: elpequenobar.com

REVIEWS:

“Serves excellent daiquiris – ask for the number 4! Nick was a lovely waiter who appreciated our return the next day for more cocktails. Slushes are made in house and are reasonably priced. Will return for the cubanos next time we visit the city. It’s also the sister bar to The Coldroom, the speakeasy downstairs, so you’ll maybe recognise the same bar people from downstairs helping out here” – Naomi Harper

Bar Furco

Bar Furco
Bar Furco is a perfect place to unwind after a long day of work. Organic wines and a variety of cocktails are available.  In 2014, Zébulon Perron was awarded the architecture prize for his switch to the Furco. He built a light-filled space that emphasizes raw materials while also emphasizing comfort and conviviality.  Before or after the show, the Furco often serves as a kitchen, catering to both small and big appetites. A menu that emphasizes consistency, freshness, and unadulterated flavors.

Products/Services:

Bar

LOCATION:

Address: 425 Mayor St, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1N9
Phone: (514) 764 3588
Website: barfurco.com

REVIEWS:

“Bar Furco is a great place to meet with friends, have a date night, and sip on drinks! The vibe is buzzing and they recently had a bassist jazz entertainer that made the energy great. Friendly staff, highly recommend this place to have a drink or two ;)” – Dury Bell

Bar Renard

Bar Renard
Bar Renard offers a large variety of spirits, late-night parties, an infamous happy hour, expertly performed cocktails, an eclectic audience, and a varied staff are all served in a tasteful setting where the curiosities mingle with the classics. You may come in for a soda or a bite to eat, and it’s just a few steps down from the metro. The menu is sure to please both the starving and others with a finer palate, with a generous selection of basic meals, delicious desserts, and what some would call comfort food. Furthermore, Renard is a label-free haven where anyone can find what they’re looking for.

Products/Services:

Bar, Dining

LOCATION:

Address: 1272 St Catherine St E, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2H2
Phone: (514) 903 0648
Website: bar-renard.com

REVIEWS:

“Great place, amazing vibe, wait staff is efficient, happy and fun. The DJ, Montana, is a pro, she has perfect vibe and good transitions. Lighting is cozy and warm, inviting. You can drink, dance and eat. Prices are more than reasonable for the ambiance. Much respect for the bathroom being gender neutral.” – Eamon Leonard

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