Big in Japan Bar summary: Not the same place as Big in Japan Restaurant, Big in Japan Bar serves Japanese whisky and is a hot spot in Montreal nightlife…But you wouldn’t know it from walking by, as there is no sign on entrance, i.e., red graffiti-covered door beside Patati Patata in the Plateau.
Why guys love it: If you see a girl you want to avoid while you are here, you can leave mid-bottle and come back another day! Inspired by authentic Japanese whisky bars, bottles are marked by your name so you can come back for them another day.
Location: 3723 St Laurent Blvd
Le Lab summary: Laid-back Montreal bar / modern speakeasy with high quality cocktails and flair bartending (“labtending”), including drinks set on fire for drinking and even juggling.
Why guys love it: world-class wacky drinks with every ingredient imaginable and not, trendy place to see and be seen in Montreal nightlife, toasting the groom for a Montreal bachelor party in style, and if fancy drinks don’t impress you, who can argue with the entertainment value of a side order of flames?
Location: 1351 rue Rachel Est
New City Gas summary: Montreal nightclub and concert venue, international DJs every weekend, Thursday night cocktail “hour” (often goes until midnight), new ‘it’ place for shows in Montreal nightlife
Why guys love it: sweet terrace and industrial venue in Griffintown, loud, quality music, questionably late closing hours, questionably loose morals
Location: 950 rue Ottawa
Arena Nightclub summary: Huge club with 9,000 ft of clubbing capacity, hosts theme nights and special events like upcoming Montreal New Years XS Celebration 2013.
Why guys love it: hot staff + popular theme nights, events, and resident DJ Payce who spins R&B, top 40 and house every Saturday
Location: Montreal Forum, 2313 St. Catherine West (Atwater entrance)
Pinq Taco summary: Mexican tapas; the finest tequila; DJ performances of house, hip hop, and R&B Tuesday through Saturday
Why guys love it: It’s not quite the same as the Montreal supper clubs since it serves tapas instead of full meals, but this Montreal nightlife spot is every bit as trendy.
Location: 3612 boulevard Saint Laurent
Pinq Taco is the place to sample premium tequila in a modern setting
Café République summary: Montreal cafe and a sophisticated bar rolled into one
Why guys love it: If you’re in town for fun it’s a relaxed spot to linger over a drink with friends. For large Montreal corporate events there is an option to reserve a private room or the entire Montreal restaurant.
Location: 3563 boulevard St-Laurent
- A waitress serving up drinks at one of the Montreal bars
Wood 35 summary: Amazing Italian food; one of the city’s top DJs; trendy and upscale surroundings
Why guys love it: Perfectly at home in the hip and exclusive Montreal nightlife area of Le Plateau Mont-Royal, this Montreal supper club was created by the founders of Bice and Cavalli. Reservations are recommended!
Location: 3500 boulevard St-Laurent
- After-dinner fun at one of the upscale supper clubs in Montreal
Chez Le Portugais summary: Montreal Portuguese restaurant/Montreal bar
Why guys love it: The bar is open until 3 a.m. and there is no DJ to drown out your conversation. You’ll really be able to pay attention to everything the hot blond you met after dinner is saying (or at least pretend to).
Location: 4134 boulevard St-Laurent
Dancing on the counter in a Montreal bar
Papas Tapas-Martinis summary: Extensive wine selection; menu inspired by the tastes of Portugal; open late; weekend DJ; happy hour through the week
Why guys love it: All the ladies get free martinis on weekends. Like many supper clubs in Montreal, the only thing more tempting than the food is the Montreal girls.
Location: 3547 boulevard St-Laurent
- An after-dinner picture at one of the top Montreal supper clubs
Commission des Liqueurs du Plateau summary: Montreal supper club; live DJ Thursday through Saturday; open late
Why guys love it: These Montreal nightlife spots are famous for attracting some of the hottest girls in the entire city. This place has a unique menu too, so you can satisfy all your cravings.
Location: 4521 boulevard St-Laurent
- Out for an evening of dinner and clubbing in one of the many Montreal supper clubs
Na Brasa summary: Tapas and full meals; open late; exotic drinks
Why guys love it: Loud Montreal clubs aren’t everybody’s favorite Montreal nightlife scene, and this place is a more relaxed alternative. Open until 3 a.m., there is a full Portuguese menu here and live jazz and Latin music performances from January through March.
Location: 121 avenue Duluth Est
Ladies hitting the dance floor at one of the many night clubs in Montreal
Reservoir summary: Home brews made on site; full lunch menu; snacks
Why guys love it: This is where you can pound back a few with the boys before hitting the wilder Montreal nightclubs and experiencing the Montreal nightlife as a VIP. Available snacks include marinated olives and mixed nuts.
Location: 9 avenue Duluth Est
Ladies out for an evening of wild fun in a Montreal night club
Graffiti’s Restaurant-Bar summary: Italian food and a cozy bar area
Why guys love it: Let’s cut right to the chase…when it’s a short walk instead of a cab ride to your Montreal hotel room that’s always a good thing if you’re hoping not to go home solo.
Location: Comfort Inn Laval
Ladies cutting lose and dancing on the bar in a Montreal night club
Resto Bar Le Tug summary: Montreal nightlife establishment with a bar menu
Why guys love it: Without the “resto bar” part it could easily be the name of an x-rated, all guys establishment. Wherever you choose to go, Montreal VIP will maintain complete confidentiality during a Montreal bachelor party.
Location: 350 rue Berri
Group shot of friends enjoying the Montreal nightlife
Zibo! summary: Montreal resto-bar serving pastas and pizza
Why guys love it: You can come for a late supper and stick around for as many after-dinner libations as you like. Everything about Zibo! is trendy and upscale, and the Montreal nightclub portion stays open until 3 a.m. on weekends.
Location: 7999 boulevard des Galeries-d’Anjou
After dinner dancing in a chic Montreal supper club
La Mensa summary: Trendy Montreal nightlife spot and Italian tapas restaurant
Why guys love it: There’s a 5 to 7 happy hour and a ladies’ night. You don’t need the IQ of a genius to know that this can up your chances of scoring during your stay in Montreal!
Location: 6437 rue Jean-Talon Est
Ladies out to make the most of their Montreal nightlife experience
Hawgs Deli & Bar summary: Happy hour; food menu; high-def televisions
Why guys love it: On Montreal hockey game nights you can hog back all the pizza you like for a few bucks. Rituals like this are just one of the many reasons why women hate bachelor parties and guys love ‘em.
Location: 6795 rue Jarry Est
Having a beer and an awesome night at one of the many bars in Montreal
Casey’s summary: Huge drink menu and guy-friendly dishes
Why guys love it: The steaks, ribs, and burgers are hot off the grill. The clientele is slightly more mature and LCD screens air popular sporting events, making Casey’s a fantastic Montreal bachelor party idea for the sports fan or the 40-something groom.
Location: 1031 rue du Marché-Central
A groom, his buds, and the groom's "date" pose for a pic during a Montreal bachelor party
Auberge du Dragon Rouge summary: The complete Medieval experience
Why guys love it: This place has servers in character, live entertainment, and boar sausages…but explaining exactly what to expect here is impossible. Like the full contact lap dances at the strip clubs in Montreal it’s something you have to experience for yourself.
Location: 8870 rue Lajeunesse
A performer in a colorful period costume during a Montreal festival
Luce summary: Italian dishes served in a lounge atmosphere
Why guys love it: Creative dishes such as Grand Marnier shrimp make the menu here truly special. After dinner you can stick around until 3:00 a.m. to try your luck with the Montreal fashion model lookalikes found in all the trendiest Montreal nightlife spots.
Location: 8693 rue St-Denis
Women who look like super models are found on runways and in clubs in Montreal
Taverne Sur Le Square summary: Romantic, mellow, and upscale Montreal nightlife spot
Why guys love it: Forget the image you have of taverns as places where you can just get beer and wings. This classy Montreal resto bar serves steak and fries, a fantastic selection of wine, and superb martinis.
Location: 1 Carre Westmount
Gorgeous girls loving the wild Montreal nightlife
Dominion Square Tavern summary: Cocktails and meals in a classic tavern setting
Why guys love it: There are artisan beers and hearty dishes for guys as well as fruity cocktails for the females. This place gets packed during Montreal hockey games so let Montreal VIP know if you need dinner reservations!
Location: 1243 rue Metcalfe
Like the women of Montreal, Dominion Square Tavern has class and a unique sense of style
Plateau Lounge summary: Intimate atmosphere; resident mixologists; culinary creations
Why guys love it: It’s in one of the coolest boutique hotels in Montreal. The drink menu has almost anything you could want during a night out – from a signature Old Cuban cocktail to Dom Perignon.
Location: W Hotel
Partying and partaking in the amazing Montreal nightlife
Méchant Boeuf Bar-Brasserie summary: A pub incorporating elements of Montreal and London
Why guys love it: The DJ specializes in classic rock, and the 5 to 7 happy hour specials are high class and affordable. There are also several food menus (including a late-night one) so you can satisfy your cravings practically whenever.
Location: 124 rue Saint-Paul Ouest
Ladies enjoying the wild nightlife in Montreal
Ye Old Orchard summary: Pub inspired by the drinking establishments of Dublin
Why guys love it: Experience the tradition of being “Irish for a day” after the Montreal St. Patrick’s Day parade here. They’ve got beef and stout stew and a huge variety of beers on tap (including Guinness)!
Location: 1189 rue de la Montagne
Put on your green and get ready to party if you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Montreal
O’ Hara’s Pub summary: One of several Dublin-style pubs in Montreal
Why guys love it: Here’s a place with plenty to eat, a good wine selection, and several great beers on tap. Food specialties include English-style fish and chips and hamburger steak.
Location: 1197 rue University
A hot bartender serving up drinks at a bar in Montreal
Nyk’s summary: Establishment inspired by the jazz clubs of New York
Why guys love it: It’s a Montreal live music venue, bistro, and pub all rolled into one. Where else can you enjoy a buffalo steak, a glass of fine scotch, and a one-of-a-kind performance of jazz, electro lounge, or world beat?
Location: 1250 rue de Bleury
Come to Nyk's when you want to take in a show in an intimate atmosphere instead of a crowded Montreal nightclub
MNB summary: Stylish setting; private booths
Why guys love it: White leather seating, an illuminated bar, and a Montreal VIP lounge make this nightclub super trendy. The fact that the DJ plays tunes from the early 90s makes coming here one of several fantastic Montreal bachelor party ideas for the 30 something groom.
Location: 1473 boulevard Rene-Levesque Ouest
The amazing light show inside a Montreal nightclub
Mesa 14 summary: Bar, restaurant, and Montreal lounge
Why guys love it: Like all of the best nightclubs in Montreal this place has an in-house weekend DJ. The restaurant serves some of the finest Mexican food in all of Montreal…there’s everything from juicy baby back ribs to burritos.
Location: 1425 rue Bishop
A DJ encourages patrons to hit the dance floor at a Montreal night club
McLean’s Pub summary: Nightly happy hours and drink specials; bar food
Why guys love it: The century-old location has the classic Montreal pub look guys know and love. Come to watch the Montreal hockey game or come out to party on Wednesdays…the owners draw the ladies in with two-for-one drinks.
Location: 1210 rue Peel
Every Wednesday at McLean’s Pub you’ll see ladies taking full advantage of the drink specials
Modavie summary: Montreal restaurant and Montreal live music venue
Why guys love it: Please your taste buds with the dishes on the Mediterranean-themed menu, treat your soul to the sounds of jazz performed live, and have a feast for the eyes when you check out the sophisticated lady patrons at Modavie.
Location: 1 rue Saint-Paul Ouest
Guys getting bottle service at an intimate lounge in Montreal
Bistro-bar L’Imprévu: Friendly bar serving food
Why guys love it: It’s certainly not as wild or as trendy as establishments like Candi Bar but just think about the convenience. You could meet a gorgeous new friend who is 100% single and sleeping just a few doors away.
Location: Gouverneur Place Dupuis Montreal
Two hot (and unaccompanied) girls at a bar in Montreal
Le Bar B Q Sports summary: 17 televisions; New Orleans-style meals
Why guys love it: It’s the ultimate idea if you’re planning a bachelor party for the sports fan (well, except maybe getting tickets for the Montreal Grand Prix). Foot-long hot dogs, wings, beer, and big screens everywhere…could this be guy heaven?
Location: 968 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest
A guy gets a double dose of his favorite beer at a Montreal nightclub
Deli Planet summary: Comic-book-themed interior design; regular food and drink specials
Why guys love it: There are so many guy-friendly features it doesn’t matter that the FF rating isn’t stellar. The pub-style menu has burgers named after heroes and villains and there’s an extended happy hour Monday through Friday.
Location: 895 rue de la Gauchetiere Ouest
Comic book fans will love the decor and the menu at Deli Planet
Caramel summary: Restaurant/supper club on Saturdays
Why guys love it: A visit to a Montreal supper club is a suitable addition to any VIP travel package. An in-house DJ and one of Canada’s top chefs can be found here…it’s a decadent combination of French food and infectious beats.
Location: 801 boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest
The after-dinner party at a supper club in Montreal
CAMP summary: Live DJ; dress to impress
Why guys love it: We’ve called it a Montreal resto bar but it’s actually more of a resto lounge…and an upscale one at that. Yummy cocktails, a very well-dressed crowd, and a creative tapas menu make this Montreal nightlife spot an essential addition to your itinerary.
Location: 1433 rue Crescent
Sexy ladies enjoying the Montreal nightlife
Brutopia summary: Serving all-natural beers on tap; regular entertainment; menu featuring tapas and sandwiches
Why guys love it: It’s no coincidence that the name of this Montreal nightlife establishment sounds a lot like utopia…this Montreal pub is three floors of beer heaven! Try a nut brown ale or a raspberry blonde.
Location: 1219 rue Crescent
Take a break from bottled beer to try the traditionally-brewed ales at Brutopia
La Cage Aux Sports summary: Serves man-friendly meals; broadcasts many sporting events
Why guys love it: This restaurant’s VIP burgers, wings, deep-fried appetizers, and meaty main meals were definitely concocted by guys for guys. If there’s a Montreal hockey game, UFC fight, or other event, you can be sure it’ll be aired here.
Location: Franchises throughout Montreal
Having a beer and watching the game in a Montreal bar
Benelux Brasserie Artisanale summary: Paradise for the beer enthusiast
Why guys love it: This place really knows its suds. Here you can sample beers brewed right in Montreal. A couple are extremely strong at 10 percent or more…enjoy these sparingly if you plan to make it to the Montreal nightclubs.
Location: 245 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Loving the beer and the atmosphere at a Montreal nightclub
100 Génies Resto-Pub summary: Relaxed pub with a full Montreal restaurant menu
Why guys love it: This place serves up hamburgers, pizza, and other dishes that go great with beer. Happy hour specials let you drink for less and there’s a terrace to enjoy during the warmer months.
Location: 530 rue Peel
Posing for the camera at a bar in Montreal
Mburger summary: Beef, tuna, and veggie burgers; Angus beef dogs; chicken breasts
Why guys love it: This resto bar serves up hamburgers and fries Montreal VIP style! Start with AAA or Kobe beef and choose your own gourmet toppings to create a masterpiece. There are also plenty of premium beers and spirits.
Location: 2025 rue Drummond
Premium liquor and amazing burgers make Mburger a winning Montreal resto bar
Pullman summary: Three floors; private rooms; 300 wines
Why guys love it: If loud dance clubs aren’t your idea of a good time come here during a Montreal bachelor party to indulge in fine wine. There’s a menu featuring cheese, snacks, and light meals to complement your bottle of red or white.
Location: 3424 avenue du Parc
Sipping some fine wine at a Montreal nightclub
John Sleeman Pub summary: Cozy establishment serving French dishes and pub fare.
Why guys love it: The “FF” rating is higher than many Montreal pubs because the French restaurant Alexandre et fils is right downstairs. There are exotic beers, Quebec ales, and a good selection of wines.
Location: 1454 rue Peel
A stunning bartender at a Montreal nightclub
Bond Lounge Grill summary: Tapas and main meals served; weekly specials; evening DJ
Why guys love it: Coming to this sleek and stylish lounge is a super cool Montreal bachelor party idea for fans of 007. The drinks at this Montreal nightclub have Bond-themed names like Golden Eye and Pussy Galore.
Location: 101 avenue Fairmount Ouest
Three stunning brunettes at a Montreal nightclub
Grappa Lounge summary: Upscale supper club
Why guys love it: Come for supper and stay all night! The exciting Euro-Asian fusion menu features tastes from numerous international bachelor party destinations. After dinner is the ideal time for libations in the lounge. Later on the establishment becomes a lively Montreal nightlife spot.
Location: 486 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
A popular supper club in Montreal
Phillips Lounge summary: Chic setting; lounge music and DJ performances; art gallery
Why guys love it: It’s a blend of artwork, tapas, and unique cocktails and martinis. Leave your cheesy pickup lines at home when you come to this Montreal nightclub…the Montreal fashion model types you’ll likely find here are 100% high class.
Location: 1184 Place Phillips
Sophisticated ladies at a night club in Montreal
A Gogo Lounge summary: Psychedelic design; hits from the 60s to the 80s
Why guys love it: This Montreal nightlife spot will be a hit among Montreal bachelor party groups and others celebrating in the city. You might even score by telling a girl she’s looking very shagadelic baby…well, maybe not.
Location: 3682 boulevard Saint-Laurent
Relive the groovy days of disco at A Gogo Lounge (no costumes required)
Pino summary: After dinner DJ; large terrace; Italian cuisine
Why guys love it: Supper clubs like this are perfect for attached and single guys. Head back to your Montreal hotel room after dinner or party until the wee hours of the morning in a trendy Montreal nightclub setting.
Location: 1471 rue Crescent
A shot of the wild after-dinner party in a trendy Montreal nightclub
Burgundy Lion summary: Modern pub with a lounge atmosphere; high quality products
Why guys love it: The menu is inspired by the restaurant fare you’d find in London, a popular international bachelor party destination. There are dozens of whiskey selections to help you wash down your “bangers and mash.”
Location: 2496 rue Notre Dame Ouest
A bachelor party group living it up in Montreal
Rosalie summary: Open sky terrace; weekend guest DJ
Why guys love it: This supper club will please all your senses. There’s a perfect wine pairing for every Italian dish on the Montreal restaurant menu and the mixologist is a true pro. Come here for prestigious corporate events or bachelor parties.
Location: 1232 rue de la Montagne
A group shot taken at a trendy supper club in Montreal
La Mouche summary: Weekly 21+ nights; huge crowds
Why guys love it: The house music at this hopping club will blow you away. Trust Montreal VIP to get you bottle service and a spot in the plush VIP lounge. A thrilling addition to any itinerary for a Montreal bachelor party!
Location: 1284 rue Saint-Denis
The women and the electric atmosphere at La Mouche will exceed all your expectations
Bar Et Lounge Universite De Ville-Emard Inc summary: Small place; young crowd
Why guys love it: It might not be the most exclusive club, but the girls are oh so young. If you’re younger or want to try your luck, stop by during Montreal spring break or after a day of skiing.
Location: 6375 boulevard Monk
Ladies experiencing the Montreal nightlife firsthand
Lounge 5 summary: Café lounge with sidewalk seating
Why guys love it: It’s a quaint place to do some afternoon boozing (you know who you are). Lounge 5 earns a decent “FF” rating in our new guide for men because you can sit and watch the Montreal fashion model lookalikes stroll on by.
Location: 67 rue Jarry Est
The sidewalk seating at Lounge 5 will let you take in the sizzling sights of Montreal
Lolita summary: Karaoke bar
Why guys love it: This nightlife establishment is part Montreal restaurant, part comfortable Montreal lounge. For most of the clientele, though, the karaoke is the main reason for stopping by.
Location: 96 Sherbrooke Ouest
A guy and some hot girls at a nightclub in Montreal
La Boîte a Marius summary: Live shows Thursday-Saturday; pub menu; locally-brewed beer
Why guys love it: Come here for a meal or to add some culture to a Montreal bachelor party. The performances by Quebec singers/songwriters and improv tournaments make “La Boite” a vital part of the Montreal performing arts scene.
Location: 5885 avenue Papineau
A Montreal bachelor party group enjoying the crazy nightlife
Senzala summary: Brazilian-themed supper club; serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner; weekend DJ and live entertainment
Why guys love it: The Samba show by the Rio dancers is sizzling hot! Enjoy the food, the joyous atmosphere, and the exotic beauties you’d find in Rio de Janeiro without leaving Montreal.
Location: 9422 boulevard de l’Acadie
A Brazilian dancer ready to perform at a Montreal event
Ora summary: DJ Tuesday – Saturday; weekly events and specials; appetizer and main course menus
Why guys love it: This place is chic enough to be an awesome alternative to corporate dinner cruises. You’ll need reservations for ladies night on Tuesday but don’t worry…your host will look after everything.
Location: 394 rue Saint-Jacques
Montreal's supper clubs are frequented by fashionable women and model look alikes
Macaroni Bar summary: Montreal supper club with a fun atmosphere; DJ Thursday-Saturday
Why guys love it: The crowd is young and hip and the Montreal restaurant menu is packed with Italian delights. The lounge is open til 3:00 a.m. on weekends so you can take your time scoping out the hottest women.
Location: 4448 boulevard Saint-Laurent
Dancing on the tables at a supper club in Montreal
Newtown summary: Four levels; 5-7 happy hour Tuesday to Saturday; food menu boasting international and Mediterranean dishes; terrace
Why guys love it: Forget traveling to three or four establishments to get what you want. Have Montreal VIP hook you up with a visit here to enjoy food, drinks, and dancing under one roof.
Location: 1476 rue Crescent
All dressed up to hit the Montreal nightclubs
L’Assommoir Notre-Dame summary: Professional crowd; live DJ nightly; Montreal restaurant menu emphasizing ceviche
Why guys love it: You’ve never seen anything like the drink selection here. There are over 250 cocktails alone so this Montreal nightlife spot will almost definitely have whatever she’s having. There’s a private room and exciting group menus.
Location: 211 rue Notre-Dame Ouest
A shot taken at a trendy supper club in Montreal
L’Appartement summary: DJ Wednesday to Saturday; two floors
Why guys love it: This trendy supper club has been praised in magazines like Elle New York. The wine and food menus boast tastes from all around the world, and bottle service is available. Corporate event groups of up to 150 can be accommodated.
Location: 600 rue William
Stunning ladies at a popular Montreal supper club
Garçonnière summary: Champagne menu; oysters; DJ Thursday to Saturday
Why guys love it: Oysters – a reputed aphrodisiac – are a specialty here. If she’s not fond of shellfish, a bottle of Dom Perignon might put her in the mood. A solid bachelor party idea whether you’re traveling with a host or solo.
Location: 343 rue St-Paul Est
Out for an evening of fun at a supper club in Montreal
Buonanotte summary: Menu featuring Italian dishes and wines; cocktail hour; special menu on Thursdays
Why guys love it: This supper club rivals those found in New York and other international bachelor party destinations. The interior is super chic and the women are out of this world.
Location: 3518 boulevard Saint-Laurent
The stunning clientele at one of Montreal's supper clubs
Cavalli summary: Sophisticated food; glamorous ambiance; reservations recommended; $20 open bar on Thursdays
Why guys love it: The Montreal restaurant menu (and the female diners) will exceed all your expectations. Tip: Bottles of wine can run you several grand here so you might want to leave that credit card at the hotel.
Location: 2040 rue Peel
Brasserie Cherrier summary: Small enclosed terrace; located on a bustling Montreal street
Why guys love it: The draught flows freely and the atmosphere is unpretentious. Come here to get your drink on before heading to some of the more exclusive Montreal nightclubs in the area.
Location: 3638 rue Saint-Denis
A sizzling trio at a hot nightclub in Montreal
Brasserie Beaubien Ltée summary: Sidewalk bar
Why guys love it: One of the top 10 reasons to have an international bachelor party is a lower risk of getting caught. Coming to a pub like this is also a good way to cover your tracks and avoid ending up in our Montreal nightlife gallery.
Location: 73 rue Beaubien Est
Cutting loose at a Montreal nightclub
Bar Tennessee summary: Small establishment; sidewalk tables with awning
Why guys love it: If you don’t want to worry about a dress code or getting beyond a velvet rope this is your kind of place. Le Salon Miss Villeray and tons of other great establishments are nearby.
Location: 1006 rue Jean-Talon Est
The groom and his entourage experiencing the legendary Montreal nightlife
Bar Salon Manon summary: Small sports bar
Why guys love it: It’s a nice cozy spot for a pint. Numerous Montreal nightclubs and Bar Sexe Mania are a short stroll away.
Location: 2014 rue Cuvillier
Friends out in Montreal and up for anything
Salon Officiel summary: Romantic atmosphere; happy hour; twenty-something crowd
Why guys love it: The features of this place can improve your odds of scoring during a weekend getaway or Montreal spring break. Discuss the reproductions of fine artwork in a cozy atmosphere, and then go wild when the DJ takes over.
Location: 351 rue Roy Est
Girls ready to mingle and party at a nightclub in Montreal
Bar Davidson summary: Six giant screens; ladies welcome
Why guys love it: Montreal has no shortage of small dive bars like this one. We doubt this place is the primary reason why Playboy magazine recommends Montreal for a bachelor party, but it does have a certain je ne sais quoi.
Location: 3400 rue Ontario Est
Ladies drinking and partying at a Montreal bar
L’Astral 2000 summary: Karaoke Wednesday through Saturday
Why guys love it: Ignoring the bachelor or the guests when they tell you what they want in a bachelor party is a mistake. If the group expresses interest in cheesy disco balls and drunken singalongs, work in a stop at this karaoke bar.
Location: 1845 rue Ontario Est
Friends drinking to the groom's happiness during a bachelor party in Montreal
Tony Sports Bar summary: Small Montreal nightlife establishment
Why guys love it: Beer, wine, and sports pretty much sums this place up. If a lack of planning for a bachelor party has left you stuck for ideas, though, pop in here to kill a few beer and an hour or two.
Location: 1905 rue L Ouest David
The groom poses with some new "friends" at a Montreal nightclub
Resto Pub La Zone summary: Full bar; pub menu
Why guys love it: There’s a huge patio where you can dine, party, and soak up the sun. If you blew the budget for a custom VIP party or weekend getaway, come here for free pool, cheap chicken wings, and $3.99 lunch specials.
Location: 2660 rue Jarry Est
A custom VIP party group living it up in Montreal
Bar Chez Serge summary: Many huge plasma screens; mechanical bull; DJs and VJs; funky décor
Why guys love it: It’s a rowdy one-of-a-kind sports bar where the party doesn’t stop just because the game is over. The outside sign has Las Vegas flair and cocktails are served Bangkok style…in buckets!
Location: 5301 boulevard Saint-Laurent
Having a great time at a nightclub in Montreal
Vauvert summary: Seductive, upscale ambiance; fine food
Why guys love it: If you’re looking for Montreal’s upper crust, you’ll find it at this trendy spot. The wine list contains “Cristal” and selections for those with more limited bachelor party finances. On Saturdays, a DJ gets this supper club hopping.
Location: 355 rue McGill (Saint Paul Hotel)
Out for an evening of fun at an exclusive supper club in Montreal
Bar De Nos Aieux summary: Complete meals; small establishment
Why guys love it: The Internet access here can make checking in during a bachelor party a snap. Send a short and sweet e-mail instead of making a phone call. You’ll do your duty and she won’t get to ask a million questions.
Location: 901 rue Belanger
Having a blast during a bachelor party in Montreal
Bar Populaire summary: Live musical performances; darts and pool
Why guys love it: It’s heaven when the Montreal bachelor party finances are running low. Unlike some Montreal strip clubs and nightclubs, there are no drink minimums and no cover charge. Prices are reasonable, and you’re even allowed to bring your own food.
Location: 6584 boulevard Saint-Laurent
Bar Populaire is a Montreal night club where you won't need to spend a bundle to have a fantastic evening out
Le Massillia summary: Simple menu; Provencal décor; karaoke on Saturdays; live performances of French music
Why guys love it: This place caters to fans of soccer and rugby. Catch the match being played in London, Dublin, or another location on three giant screens.
Location: 4543 avenue du Parc
Join fellow soccer and rugby fanatics at Le Massillia during a bachelor party in Montreal
Bistro Bar Bizzwak summary: Big screen television; sandwiches
Why guys love it: It’s a decent place to grab a drink and a snack. But the coolest feature is definitely the massage parlor right above the bar. Visit Laura’s if you’re feeling “tense” after flying in from Atlantic City aboard a private jet.
Location: 7429 rue Saint-Hubert
Unwind with the guys at Bistro Bar Bizzwak or head upstairs...it's all up to you!
Bar Le Stainless summary: Microbrewery beer, wine, and coolers; billiard table; chips and other snacks
Why guys love it: There are regular beer specials and two giant screens. If you come to watch the hockey playoffs, just don’t make the mistake of cheering for Atlanta or Toronto.
Location: 7467 rue Saint-Hubert
Cheer on the Habs in a fun atmosphere at Bar Le Stainless
Bar Place 37 summary: Small establishment in a strip mall
Why guys love it: You can sneak a quick drink after you pick up something from the bakery for her or shop for foods you’d find in Costa Rica or Rio de Janeiro at the exotic grocery stores. They’re right next door!
Location: 8489 boulevard Saint Michel
A couple having a tasty drink at a bar in Montreal
Perandello Sport Bar summary: Small Montreal nightclub in a residential area
Why guys love it: It’s a good place if you want to escape the crazy Montreal nightlife for a few hours to have a draught and watch the game.
Location: 3280 boulevard Robert
Take a break from the hot and wild Montreal nightclub scene at the Perandello Sport Bar
Café Bar Padula summary: Small sidewalk terrace
Why guys love it: You can sit outside to watch the Montreal fashion scene (and stare at the women) without creeping anyone out. Sipping a coffee or a drink here is a laid back, low-impact activity for the morning after a Montreal bachelor party.
Location: 5241 rue Belanger
Café Bar Padula is a Montreal nightclub where you can sit outside and watch the eye candy go by
Bar Fly summary: Small Montreal nightlife establishment; vital part of the local music scene; locally-brewed beer; nightly happy hour
Why guys love it: This place is all about variety. Come here as part of any of our packages to take in blues, blue grass, country, rock, or even hardcore punk.
Location: 4062A boulevard Saint-Laurent
Bar Fly is a Montreal nightlife establishment where you never know exactly what you'll hear and see on stage
Les Trois Brasseurs summary: Beers brewed on site; wines and spirits; pub menu
Why guys love it: The quality of the brews here is top notch. The European décor will make you feel like you’re part of a Moscow or Budapest bachelor party.
Location: 732 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest; 1658 rue St-Denis; 105 rue St-Paul Est; 1356 rue St-Catherine Ouest
During a Montreal bachelor party, toast the groom with a stiff drink or a mug of tasty microbrewery beer
Le Saint Bock summary: Biggest selection of beers in the province; extensive menu
Why guys love it: You’ll likely find any cider, pilsner, or porter you’re craving on the list of available brews. The Montreal restaurant menu boasts classic pub fare, Quebec dishes, and favorites from international bachelor party destinations.
Location: 1749 rue Saint-Denis
Pubs like Le Saint Bock are an excellent Montreal nightlife option for friends craving fine ales and delicious food
Bar de la Plaza summary: Fully licensed Montreal nightlife establishment; billiards
Why guys love it: There won’t be any unpleasant surprises here. It’s basically what you’d expect from a place that has pictures of foamy draught outside. Use Montreal VIP’s new guide for men if you’re in the mood for something different.
Location: 7152 rue Saint-Hubert
Come to Bar de la Plaza during a Montreal bachelor party if you're searching for a casual downtown bar
Bar Baloos summary: Rock and alternative; live shows Mondays and Saturdays; terrace
Why guys love it: The coolest feature is that you can purchase an entire 2-4 of beer to guzzle during a Montreal bachelor party. Things could get messy, so don’t come here during a bachelor party with the in-laws.
Location: 403 rue Ontario Est
Bar Baloos lets you purchase a six pack, a case, or a 2-4 to share with your buds
Brasserie Artisanale L’Amère A Boire Inc summary: Exciting pub menu; 12+ selections on tap; terrace
Why guys love it: It’s where groups and individual travelers can come when ordinary beer brands won’t do. This place can be reserved for up to 60 if you want to mix Montreal nightlife and corporate events.
Location: 2049 rue Saint-Denis
Bartenders at a Montreal nightclub ready to serve up some fine drink selections to the crowd
Bar Primetime summary: Small establishment
Why guys love it: There’s a tiny sidewalk terrace with beer-themed umbrellas where you can drink and do some “sightseeing” (wink wink). The neon lights and beer signs instantly reveal the character of this quintessential Montreal bar.
Location: 5008 avenue Du Parc
A bunch of friends eager to party at the Montreal nightclubs
Franky’s Bar summary: Watering hole
Why guys love it: Montreal VIP couldn’t in good conscience give it a high “FF” rating in our guide for men. The giant screens airing the game and the billiard tables, however, will appeal to many all-guy groups.
Location: 4651 rue Hochelaga
Having a night with the guys in Montreal
Bar St Vincent summary: Unassuming corner bar
Why guys love it: There’s a florist two doors down in case you need to suck up after doing something stupid. It’s a relaxing stop during a weekend getaway or after a day of skiing.
Location: 3561 rue Ontario Est
A group of friends drinking up the Montreal nightlife
Café Romolo summary: Coffeehouse; fully-stocked bar
Why guys love it: It’s a coffee shop by day and a pub by night! Watch the soccer game, take advantage of beer specials, or have some minestrone and cheesecake. This intimate place is suitable for a Montreal bachelor party or your next corporate event.
Location: 272 rue Bernard Ouest
Hanging out in a not too loud pub is an excellent idea for after a corporate event in Montreal
Bar G P summary: Small sidewalk bar
Why guys love it: The coolest feature of this place is that it offers free pool. This bar is just one of a world of options in Montreal. No wonder the Canadian city is a top international bachelor party destination!
Location: 750 rue Gilford
The nightclubs in Montreal are world class - it's just one reason why the city is a leading bachelor party destination
Brasserie Laurier Enr summary: Lottery machines; Montreal restaurant menu
Why guys love it: It’s a suitable place to begin or end a Montreal bachelor party. Aside from the selection of drinks you’d expect, this place also has an impressive selection of complete meals including charcoal steak.
Location: 266 avenue Laurier Est
Partying and posing for the camera at a nightclub in Montreal
Rock-N-C Bar summary: Montreal nightlife establishment with reserved parking; karaoke
Why guys love it: This place is big enough to hold large custom VIP party groups. You can sit on the terrace during the warmer months or perform a hit for the crowd.
Location: 4130 rue Jarry Est
A custom VIP party group poses for the camera at a Montreal nightclub
Au P’Tit Buck summary: Jam nights and karaoke evenings
Why guys love it: The beer signs outside advertising Blue (a favorite drink for Toronto bachelor parties) and Stella Artois reveal the down to earth nature of this establishment. When you get hungry, there are several Montreal restaurants within walking distance.
Location: 901 rue Saint-Zotique Est
Friends out for some relaxed fun at a Montreal nightclub
Candi Bar summary: Club constructed of 80,000 Lego pieces
Why guys love it: The sheer style of this trendy place rivals any Rejkavik or Miami nightclubs. The slushie drinks and the candy aren’t the only sweet and tasty things here! This packed club has pretty girls galore.
Location: 1148 avenue du Mont-Royal Est
Find candy for your mouth and your eyes at the busy Montreal nightclub known as Candi Bar
Bar 1650 summary: Basic bar with windowed front
Why guys love it: You don’t have to remember the name and address of this Montreal nightclub…they’re the same! Just be careful of what you plan for the morning after a Montreal bachelor party if you pass an entire evening here.
Location: 1650 rue Belanger
A bachelor party attendee having a drink at a Montreal nightclub
Café Bar Danny summary: Hot drinks and sandwiches served
Why guys love it: If you’re looking for ways to hide the details of your bachelor party, coming to smaller establishments like this is an easy and effective strategy. Plus it’s a lot less expensive than having an international bachelor party.
Location: 512 rue Beaubien Est
A guy showing his affection at a Montreal nightclub