Poutine (French fries and cheese curds topped with gravy)

What is Poutine?

Poutine was born out of rural Québec in the late 1950s. The basic recipe for poutine includes French fries, cheese curds, and brown gravy.

How to eat Poutine?

Poutine can be eaten the traditional way or some restaurants offer additional toppings such as smoked meat, hot-dogs, bacon, sausage or foie-gras. The possibilities are endless and restaurants are becoming more and more creative.

Foie Gras Poutine

Foie Gras Poutine Montreal

Smoked Meat Poutine

Smoked Meat Poutine Montreal

Best Poutine in Montreal

La Banquise

La Banquise Montreal

This is a classic Montreal spot serving over 30 varieties of Pountine. It is open 24/7 but prepare to wait in line no matter what time you go.


Poutineville Montreal

Poutineville is a Montreal chain and one of the best Poutines in the city. They also have the biggest poutine you’ll find weighing a hefty 15 pounds called the Heart Attack Poutine (topped with everything from chicken, bacon and hot dogs to green peppers, minced beef, mushrooms and homemade gravy).

Au Pied de Cochon

Au Pied de Cochon Restaurant

Au Pied de Cochon is known for its unapologetically gluttonous menu items such as Foie Gras Poutine and Duck in a Can. Save room for one of their traditional French Canadian desserts like Pouding chômeur or Tarte au Sucre.

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