Food & Drink

Montreal's oldest bars (with the best stories)

Published On 06/11/2014 Published On 06/11/2014
L'Auberge Saint-Gabriel

It’s situated in what’s considered by many to be the oldest inn in North America...

Ritz-Carlton, Montréal

Some more impressive historical events that took place here include the first transcontinental telephone call ever made...

Katherine Sehl

Women were banned from the establishment until 1988...

McKibbin's Irish Pub

The family immigrated to Canada aboard the Lusitania, and was scheduled to set sail on the Titanic...

Ariane Paradis/Chez Baptiste

They’re rumored to have introduced the classic boilermaker combo of beer chased down with a shot of whiskey to hooch-loving Montrealers...

Wikimedia Commons

Prior to opening the bar, its founder John Vago ran off to Cuba and befriended Che Guevara...