Happening Gourmand is a month-long foodie experience where 9 Old Montreal restaurants offer table d’hôte brunch and dinner menus at a reduced cost. These restaurants include , Brasserie 701, Bevo Bar + Pizzéria, Kyo Bar Japonais, Maggie Oakes, Méchant Boeuf, Modavie, Taverne Gaspar, Verses Bistro, and Vieux-Port Steakhouse. To help you choose and plan your next dinner and brunch dates, we selected 5 “Happening Gourmand” menus under 25$ for you to enjoy during the slowest month of the year. Because we all need a little “pick me up” at this time of the year.
Méchant Boeuf Brunch Menu at 17$
The Happening Gourmand Brunch Menu at Méchant Boeuf Brasserie consists of : your choice of one appetizer between: muesli, avocado and waffle + choice of one main between: poached egg with duck confit, breakfast poutine, stuffed crepe or steak and eggs.
While you are there, why don’t you try the smoothie bar or the bottomless mimosa option ? There is also a live DJ.
Served at Méchant Boeuf Bar & Brasserie on Saturdays & Sundays from 10am-3pm (January 12th to February 3rd)
Bevo Bar + Pizzeria Dinner Menu at 24$
The Happening Gourmand Dinner Menu at Bevo Pizzeria consists of a 3-course “Italian feast” with : your choice of antipasti (polpette, zupa, arancino), your choice of pizza (margherita, salami, marinara ) and a dessert of the day.
Served at Bevo Pizzeria every evening as of 4 PM from January 10th to February 3rd.
Maggie Oakes Brunch Menu at 17$
The Happening Gourmand Brunch Menu at Maggie Oakes consists of : your choice of breakfast platter choice (pastries or fruits) and your choice of main between: maple smoked ham benedicts, mushroom toast or waffles.
The chic restaurant inside the William Gray Hotel is also offering a kid’s brunch menu at only 8$.
Served at Maggie Oakes on Saturdays & Sundays from 10am-3pm (January 12th to February 3rd)
Taverne Gaspar Dinner Menu at 24$
The Happening Gourmand Dinner Menu at Taverne Gaspard consists of a 3-course “comfort food” table d’hôte with: your choice of appetizer, your choice of main (mac & cheese, fish & chips, beef tenderloin, cheeseburger) and the dessert of your choice (s’mores, maple creme brulee).
Served at Taverne Gaspard every evening as of 5 PM from January 10th to February 3rd.
Vieux-Port Steak House Dinner Menu at 24$
The Happening Gourmand Dinner Menu at Vieux-Port Steakhouse consists of a 3-course “traditional steakhouse” table d’hôte with: your choice of appetizer, your choice of main (NY Strip Loin, Grilled Salmon or Santa Fe Chicken) and the dessert of your choice (chocolate mousse or creme brulee).
Served at Vieux-Port Steakhouse every evening as of 5 PM from January 10th to February 3rd.
By: Catherine Maisonneuve, Lifestyle Editor