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Everyone can google a good restaurant or two, but we like to do things differently here, with some unique date ideas! Next time you’re heading out with your s/o, refer to our comprehensive list of 17 exciting, unique, and classic Montreal date spots:
Hangout lavishly at one of Montreal’s many rooftop terraces like Terrasse Place D’Armes or Six Restolounge.
iSaute Trampoline Park
If feats of strength and flipping around are your thing, check out the always entertaining iSaute Trampoline Park.
Dress up, and test your luck (and charm), at the Montreal Casino for the night. Just make sure to gamble responsibly!
Calling all chocolate lovers! Not only does Cacao 70 serve literally all of your choco-holic needs, but is also an incredibly charming and relaxing atmosphere.
Le Lab Mixologie
Take your babe and your taste buds out tonight! Le Lab Mixologie is an intimate mixology bar featuring some serious drink artists, and many feature cocktails. Le Lab also hosts mixology workshops for those couples who like to learn (and drink).
Dance the night away at Montreal’s Le Belmont. This venue hosts many shows and events, and every Wednesday night is opened for their renowned Dubstep nights. Trust us when we say, you won’t be able to stop your feet from feeling the beat.
New City Gas
Couples who rave together, stay together? If that’s your motto, check out the amazing shows and crowd at Old Montreal’s New City Gas. With a top-of-the-line lineup, a huge gorgeous venue, and a friendly, music-loving crowd, you’re sure to feel the vibe during your night out at NCG.
The only restaurant included on the list because it’s so unique- O.Noir is a completely original experience. Unlike typical dine in the dark experiences, O.Noir features a blacked out dining room, a menu complete with surprise dishes, and is served by a visually impaired staff. This is sure to be a fun experience for the books!
Taking a page from Danny Zuko’s book, take a little road trip with your date just outside of Montreal to St. Eustache’s Drive-in Movie theater. Sure to be a romantic evening, and with 5 different screens, there’s sure to be a movie that suit your tastes.
Scandinave Spa Montreal
Two words, Spa. Day. We have recently mentioned Bota Bota Spa as a place to celebrate your birthday in Montreal, but to quote DJ Khaled:
Scandinavian Spa Montreal is located in Montreal’s Old Port is a gorgeous top-of-the-line spa in Montreal, perfect to spend the day at while relaxing in lux.
Randolph Pub Montreal
If you and your hunny like board games and snacks, go with each other or grab a group to Randolph Pub Montreal- Montreal’s premier board game lounge. From Cards Against Humanity to Risk, all of your favorite board game options are there!
Old Port Adventure Day
There is literally never a dull moment in the Old Port of Montreal. Aside from the gorgeous views, you can sight-see incredible Montreal historical landmarks, bike ride, bungee jump, zip line, escape the labyrinth, indulge in food trucks, or absolutely kill the immaculate obstacle. Either way, you and your significant other are bound to have a day filled with adventures and memories.
Allez Up Rock Climbing
If you like to get physical, spend the day at Montreal’s Allez Up Rock Climbing. Just out of Downtown Montreal, Allez Up offers a huge (and safe) rock climbing gym, coaches, and positive and energetic atmosphere; perfect for a first-timer, beginner, or an avid rock climber.
Live in lux, and check out Old Port’s Le Champagnerie. This upscale bar has an extensive list of available bottles and serves some American plates. It’s perfect for a special celebration or champagne lovers a like and has an extensive list of import bubbly for every taste and budget- sure to be a special treat.
North Star Pinball Bar
Leave it to Montreal to literally have every type of bar you can imagine. North Star is absolutely no exception- being Montreal’s first pinball bar. With vintage pinball machines, home-made ginger beer, tavern snacks, and great cocktails, it shapes up to be a prime Montreal date spot.
Horror/spook fanatics, this one’s for you. The Haunted Mountain in a spooky lantern-lit Ghost Walk up Mount Royal, featuring many places with actual ghost sightings. I’m not going to say this is a good way to get your s/o jumping into your arms, but I won’t deny it either.
Dom Perignon Bar
Splurge at the Dom Perignon Bar at the Ritz Carlton, Montreal. Although this won’t be a weekly, or evenly monthly outing (on a student’s budget anyways), take advantage of a special night with the finest champagne at this upscale bar in Montreal’s top hotel’s famed Palm Court. This outing will be the epitome of luxury and sure to be a wonderful surprise.