It’s national cheese curd day! And what better way to celebrate the squeaky snack than by indulging in Canada’s most beloved comfort food? We’re talking poutine—and if you’re gonna do it proper, then Montreal poutine is the only way to go. After all, the holy triumvirate of golden French fries topped with hot gravy and velvety cheese curds originated in Quebec, and no one does the Canuck classic better than Montrealers.
Whether you’re looking for a cheap snack or a high-end late-night indulgence, the old fromage-patate-sauce always hits the spot. We’ve put in the legwork for you and found the very best in Quebec’s most populous city. So make room for some Canadian salad, baby! Here are the 15 best poutine spots in Montreal.