One Day in Montreal: country singer Justine Blanchet

The country songstress shares her favourite food and drink spots in Montreal, QC

Photo by Emma Lee Photography
Photo by Emma Lee Photography

From Nashville’s Bluebird Café to the Festival Country de Lotbinière in Quebec, Justine Blanchet is bringing her own brand of sophistication, fearlessness, and culture to the country music world. 

With a combined total of over 1 million Spotify streams and YouTube views across her catalogue of singles, Justine joined forces with CCMA award-winning producer Danick Dupelle for the June release of her debut EP, Don’t Ask Me to Dance, and is celebrating the record's feature track "Cheap Sunglasses”.

From some of Montreal's best poutine to board games and bevvies at a cool pub, here's where Justine Blanchet loves to eat and drink in the iconic French-Canadian city.



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Who doesn’t love eggs for breakfast? Le Vieux Velo (which translates to “The Old Bicycle”) has the best Eggs Benedict in Montreal. The restaurant has a cute atmosphere and Instagram-worthy dishes.


Montreal is known for its cultural diversity. The Stash Café on Saint-Paul St W has some amazing Polish dishes and live music. Your waiter might even speak a few languages.



You can’t spend a day in Montreal without getting one of Quebec’s traditional dishes...Poutine.

If you don’t know what that is, it’s French fries with gravy and cheese curds. Although simple, Chez Tousignant is known for making one of the best poutines around. If you’re not sure you’re going to like it, you can always get a hamburger with their secret sauce.



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If you like to play board games with friends while sippin’ on some drinks, you’ll love it at one of the Randolph Pubs. They offer a ton of super fun board games to play with and the staff can even help you find the perfect game for your evening.

Watch: Justine Blanchet - Heart Less (Official Music Video)