April 14, 2024

Mon Lapin Voted Finest Restaurant in Canada

Mon Lapin cafe took major honours at the unveiling of the annual Canada’s 100 Most effective record on Monday evening in Toronto.

The darling cafe on Saint-Zotique Road in Montreal jumped from 6th to 1st area, in advance of Toronto’s Alo and Printed On Main, from Vancouver, which ranked to start with last 12 months. This is the 3rd time that a Quebec restaurant has taken the best spot: Montreal’s Toqué! took the top rated location in the initial two editions of the position, in 2015 and 2016.

Some 34 Quebec eating places are amongst the nominees this year, when compared to 30 in Ontario. Beba in Verdun, yet another of our favourites, took 8th position. Pichai and Monarque, described as “the ideal brasserie in Canada”, took 15th and 16th put respectively.

Massimo Piedimonte‘s Cabaret l’Enfer, rated #2 in the checklist of ideal new dining places (driving Matty Matheson’s Prime Seafood Palace), is now in 39th location. Sommelier Véronique Dalle, of Cunning restaurant, was named Most effective Sommelier in Canada.

The regulars

It is no shock that many of the regulars have built it onto the list yet again – Montreal Plaza (#21), Joe Beef (#24), Le Mousso (#41), Toqué! (#45), Nora Grey (#53), L’Express (#56), Bouillon Bilk (#58), Vin Papillon (#68), ARVI (#78), etcetera. Moccione, absent from the very last editions considering the fact that we had been even now waiting around for its reopening, is back in force in 28th location. We also be aware some new entries, these types of as Parcelles (#80), in the Japanese Townships, Location Carmin (#83) and Salle Climatisée (#30). Okeya Kyujiro‘s unique omakase knowledge narrowly ranks at #99, just ahead of Park.

The best bars

On the bar aspect, numerous Quebec establishments also stood out, which include Cloakroom and Atwater Cocktail Club, which took 2nd and 3rd place on the podium. Le Sans Soleil, the hidden bar of the cafe Fleurs & Cadeaux, was additional to the checklist this yr. In Quebec City, the “j’s” have the edge: jjacques and Justine get the 28th and 50th location.

Below are all the nominees from Quebec:

Finest eating places

  • 1. Mon Lapin
  • 8. Beba
  • 15. Pichai
  • 16. Monarque
  • 21. Montreal Plaza
  • 24. Joe Beef
  • 28. Moccione
  • 30. Salle Climatisée
  • 36. Gia Vin & Grill
  • 39. Cabaret l’Enfer
  • 41. Le Mousso
  • 45. Toqué!
  • 48. Paloma
  • 50. Île Flottante
  • 53. Nora Gray
  • 55. Mastard
  • 56. L’Express
  • 58. Bouillon Bilk
  • 60. La Cabane D’à Côté
  • 61. Chez Saint-Pierre
  • 67. Auberge Willow Inn
  • 68. Vin Papillon
  • 70. General public Property
  • 72. Bistro Otto
  • 78. Arvi
  • 80. Parcelles
  • 81. Jun I
  • 83. Put Carmin
  • 86. Tinc Set
  • 87. Milos
  • 90. Taniere3
  • 93. Le Serpent
  • 94. Okeya Kyujiro
  • 99. Park

Finest bars

  • 2. Cloakroom
  • 3. Atwater Cocktail Club
  • 9. Milky Way
  • 15. The Coldroom
  • 19. El Pequeño
  • 28. Jjacques
  • 34. Sans Soleil
  • 43. Le Majestique
  • 48. Isle de Garde
  • 50. Justine

A enormous congratulations to all!


Pictures by Alison Slattery