I have not been to Montreal since I was 13 years old; however, I have an upcoming trip. This trip just so happens to be over Valentine's Day weekend, and just so happens to be the first trip that a very special woman and I are taking together.
On that note - I have no clue where to eat. We both like *everything,* (well OK - she's allergic to bell peppers, and I don't like natto, but nobody's perfect I guess...) from fine dining to authentic food in a downstairs restaurant on a hidden side street. I would love for this brief trip to encompass a bit of everything.
So I could use some help. If there are any suggestions out there for the following categories, I would love to hear it:
- Romantic Dinner (Willing to spend up to $100 a person, but would prefer to keep it around 50-70)
- Jazz Club with well-made cocktails (I appreciate bartenders who have been around awhile and really know their stuff)
- Local specialty food (Not sure if there is a food that is really *Montreal.* Like Clam Chowder in Boston and Providence, Lobster in Bar Harbor, steak in Chicago, etc. Also, this does not need to be an expensive version - it's all about TASTE)
- Good brunch spot
Also.... any recommendations of places to visit would also be nice. Thank you all for your help! And yes... this is somewhat last minute...