A Montreal institution since 1968, La Banquise beckons locals and tourists with its round-the-clock menu of over thirty poutines. Originally opened by firefighter Pierre Barsalou, it morphed into a 24-hour snack bar it is today in the '80s. Revamped in 2006, the restaurant’s now brimming with options ranging from burgers to brunches, but everyone knows that the poutine lineup is the star attraction, including straightforward classics and specialties like the T-Rex stealing the limelight in addition to more experimental options like La Panoramix that’s made with sour cream. Thriving and charming, La Banquise fosters a lively ambiance every hour of the day.

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La Banquise

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