Good, uniquely Montreal restaurant for business dinner?
A few colleagues and I are travelling to Montreal this week; we'll be staying downtown (in the Golden Square Mile) and we could really use a few restaurant recommendations. I've heard such great things about the Montreal dining scene.
Any suggestions for great food in kind of a fun, memorable atmosphere that is really unique to Montreal? It'd be nice to go back home with some memories of a great Montreal experience. If it helps, we are on expense account.
Agree with La Montee and Ferrera, but would really recommend Europea for an outstanding experience.
Au Pied de Cochon is great as well, and is uniquely Quebecois/Montreal but I am not sure it is exactly what you want. The food is over-the-top rich and the atmosphere can be almost like a tavern rather than a serious restaurant.
As for Fouquet et Fourchette, its fun, but its definitely not in league with any of the above and if you're on an expense account budget I'd give it a pass in favour of one of the above.