Côte-des-Neiges is a multicultural neighbourhood in Montreal. The area is highly influenced by its proximity to the Universite de Montreal. The crowd is highly composed of students and immigrants. The Saint Joseph Oratory perches above the district.
The 161 Van Horne runs from Rosemont metro, at the far north of the Plateau. From the south-west of the Plateau the 129 Côte-Ste-Catherine follows the edge of Mont Royal through Outremont. 165 Côte-des-Neiges covers the north-south route from Downtown.
St. Joseph's Oratory (Oratoire Saint-Joseph), 3800 Chemin Queen Mary (métro Côte-des-Neiges), ☎ 514-733-8211, . The largest church in Canada, it is a favourite pilgrimage for devotees of Brother André, who was reputed to have healed the sick and handicapped. Includes a remarkable collection of crutches and canes from the healed. During the summer, it is also possible to stroll through the beautiful garden next to the Oratory which features the Stages of the Cross in marble sculptures. The garden is peaceful and beautifully maintained. The views from both the Oratory and the garden are magnificent and well-worth the climb. Watch for the faithful climbing on their knees to the top. edit
Côte-des-Neiges and Mount-Royal Cemeteries, Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges. Wander among the more than one million graves covering the north slope of Mont Royal. No bikes or picnicking.edit
Université de Montréal, 2900 boul Édouard-Montpetit (métro Université de Montréal or Édouard-Montpetit), . The second largest university in Canada in terms of students, Université de Montréal is a French speaking university whose campus is mostly concentrated on the mount Royal, between the metro stations Edouard-Montpetit and Côte-des-Neiges. The Roger-Gaudry building, with it's tall tower and Art Deco architecture, is well worth a look. It is situated just in front of the metro station Université-de-Montréal.Free. edit
The Segal Centre for Performing Arts (was Saydie Bronfman Center), 5170 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, ☎ 514-345-2605 (fax: 514-739-9340), . Sun-Thu 10AM-4PM. Free. edit
The Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, 1 Carré Cummings Square (5151 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte–Catherine), ☎ 514-345-2605, . The Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (MHMC) is dedicated to Holocaust education and awareness. It was founded in 1979 by a group of Holocaust survivors. The Centre's mandate is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the genocidal murder of six million Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933-1945.(from Wikipedia)edit
Picnic in the park, (square between Gatineau, Swail, Decelle and Jean-Brillant). Relax in the park with your lunch. There are several grocery stores nearby, as well as tons of restaurants who offer take out (mostly on Gatineau and Côte-des-Neiges).edit
Plaza Côte-des-Neiges, 6700 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges (metro Plamondon and Côte-Des-Neiges), . Mon-Wed 10AM-6PM, Thu-Fri 10AM-9PM, Sat-Sun 10AM-5PM. Over 100 shops and services plus Cinema Odeon movie theater.edit
The multicultural communities of Côte-des-Neiges are all well represented on the dining scene. This is the place to come for Kosher, Lebanese, Caribbean, Tamil, Vietnamese, Filipino, Russian and even Romanian cuisine. Cheap eats line Queen Mary, Decarie, Victoria and Côte-des-Neiges avenue.
Casalinga, 5625 boul Décarie (between ch de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine and ave Dupuis; metro chemin Côte-Sainte-Catherine, bus 17 or 129), ☎ +1 514 737-2272, . M-F 5PM-10PM, Sa 1 hr after Shabbat-2AM, Su 4PM-10PM. Kosher pizza, pasta, fish, etc.edit
Chez Benny, 5071 ch Queen Mary (between ave de Westbury and rue Lemieux; metro Snowdon, bus 17, 51 or 166), ☎ +1 514 735-1836, . Winter: Su-Th 11AM-11PM, F 11AM-Shabbat time, Sa after Shabbat-3AM; Summer: Su-Th 11AM-midnight, F 11AM-Shabbat time; Sa after Shabbat-1AM. Kosher restaurant with Mediterranean (shawarma, falafel, merguez and the likes) and Chinese dishes. Really busy on weekend evenings.edit
Ernie's and Ellie's Place, 6900 boul Décarie (in the mall), ☎ 514-344-4444. Kosher meat restaurant. Everything goes: Russian, Chinese, Moroccan, you name it. Regular "Canadian" kitchen isn't bad either. Food served very quickly. Decor is trying to be nice but misses some edge. It doesn't matter though, because this place gets customers no matter what happens.edit
Exception 2, 5039 ch Queen Mary (between ave de Westbury and rue Lemieux; metro Snowdon, bus 17, 51 or 166), ☎ +1 514 344-0508, . Su-Th 8AM-9PM, F 8AM-2PM. Kosher restaurant with pizza, pasta, salads, sushi. fish, and more.edit
Expresti gourmet, 5335A chemin Queen Mary (Cornrer Coolbrook), ☎ 514-482-6688. Italian, Dairy and Parveedit
Pizza Pita, 6415 boul Décarie (between ave Plomondon and ave Van Horne; metro Plamondon, bus 17, 160, or 161), ☎ +1 514 731-7482, . Su-Th 7:30AM-11PM, F 7:30AM-1 hr before Shabbat, Sa 1 hr after Shabbat-4AM. Kosher (and Cholov Yisroel) pizzas, pita sandwiches, burgers. Falafels are generously stuffed and fried eggplants give a tasty twist. Very popular with high schoolers and the frum set, especially on Saturday nights. One of the best veggie pizzas in Montreal.edit
Pizzeria Tatty, 6540 ave de Darlington (at ave Barclay; bus 160 or 161), ☎ +1 514 734-8289. Kosher pizzeria.edit
The Reserve, 5395 ch Queen Mary (between ave Earnscliffe and ave Coolbrook; metro Snowdon, bus 17, 51, 63, 129, or 166), ☎ +1 514 481-3111, . Su-Th 5PM-10PM. Kosher steakhouse and tavern.edit
Chez Jolee, 5495, ave. Victoria, ☎ 514-733-6362. Delicious Sri Lankan and South Indian meals and snacks, including dosa, kottu roti, string hoppers, idli, vada and more.edit
Al Amine, 3549 ave. Lacombe, ☎ 514-739-1817. Typical Montreal style "shish taouk" (chicken shawarma) Lebanese restaurant. Delicious and rather healthy fast food. They have great vegetarian/vegan options (falafel, vegetarian platter), pizza by the slice and Lebanese baklava.2$-10$. edit
Le Camélia des tropiques, 5024 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges (Corner of Queen Mary). Unusually good (for Montreal) Vietnamese food. Phõ, meats, seafood, and veggie curries. Ask for the "by-request" extra hot hot sauce.Three-course table d'hôte, $15. edit
Yakimono Sushi Bar, 4210 boulevard Décarie (Villa Maria metro). (514) 484-1515 Dairy. Kosher Sushi restaurant. Takeout and delivery available.edit
Bistro Olivieri, 5219 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, ☎ 514-739-3303. Open Weekdays 9AM-10PM, Weekends 10AM-7PM. Relaxing bistro-cafe located inside a bookstore. Catch up on your reading over one of their featured dishes such as roulade de truite (trout paté), rabbit, or a salad and local cheese platter. $10-$15. edit
Pizza Fiore, 3506 ave. Lacombe, ☎ 514-735-1555, . Great wood oven pizza, from the Italian classic toppings to more adventurous combinations (such as mergez sausage on L'Orientale, or ham and pinapple on La Pina). Nice vegetarian selection. They have two terrace, one on the street and a quieter one at the back of the restaurant.10$-20$. edit
Restaurant Mavi, 5192, ave Gatineau, ☎ 514-340-9664. Authentic Portuguese restaurant, famous for it's charcoal grilled chicken. The fries are killer too! Eat your lunch at the restaurant or take it to go and picnic in the park on the other side of the street.edit
La Saigonnaise, 5711 Ch De La Cote-Des-Neiges, ☎ 514-344-4952. Fantastic Thai and Vietnamese restaurant. Share a "volcanic island" with friends or enjoy your own table d'hôte. 12$-22$. edit
Il Galateo, 5315 avenue Gatineau (metro Côte-des-Neiges). Open Mon-Fri 11:30AM-11PM, Sat 5:30PM-11:30PM. You could easily walk by without noticing this subterranean Italian restaurant, but you'd be missing out on a secret gem. Standard pasta, meat, and seafood plus a few surprises like dandelion salad. $15-20. edit
Restaurant Le Béarn, 5613 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, ☎ 514-733-4102. Cozy, upscale French cuisine.edit
Tabasco Bar, 5414 avenue Gatineau (near Côte-des-Neiges metro, corner of Lacombe), ☎ 514-731-3666, . Restaurant and club. Also has a pool table. The food is pretty average.edit
La Maisonnée, 5385 avenue Gatineau (near Côte-des-Neiges metro, corner of avenue Lacombe), ☎ 514-733-0412, . Also serves food, very popular amongst university students. Karaoke on certain nights.edit
Mc Carold's, 5400 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges (corner of avenue Lacombe, near Côte-des-Neiges metro), ☎ 514-344-9009. Great Irish pub, also serves very good food, try the burgers (they have an exquisite vegetarian burger too). This pub has the best selection of beers in the neighborhood, with the usual pub beers (Guiness, Kilkenny), good local beers on tap (from Unibroue and Boréale) and an impressive selection of international (UK, Belgium) and local microbrew bottled beer. They also have hard cider, whisky and cocktails.edit
Studio Hotel, 2450 boulevard Édouard-Montpetit (Édouard-Montpetit metro), ☎ 514-343-8006, . Open May to 29 Aug, Studio Hotel offers 800 budget rooms next to University of Montreal. Modern, clean, shared kitchen, common rooms, and gym.starting at $40/night for single studio up to $100 for suite. edit
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