An innovative twist on traditional French cuisine
Toque! is a luxurious, contemporary French restaurant located across from the Convention Centre and Jean-Paul Riopelle Park. Plates are garnished with such impeccable attention to detail that you may spend several minutes debating whether or not to ruin the presentation.

The talented and hospitable chef, Norman Laprise, wields magic with a whisk and uses locally farmed ingredients to create a miraculous menu of sophisticated, avant-garde French fare.
Things to Know
  • Though the dress code at this Four-Star restaurant is humbly listed as casual, we think this is one occasion worth dressing up for.
  • It can sometimes be difficult scoring a table at Toque! without making reservations at least a week in advance, so it’s a good thing you’ll have the option of enjoying lunch at this wildly popular restaurant in downtown Montreal, Quebec, in addition to dinner.
  • This Four-Star restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., then reopens for dinner again at 5:30 and stays open until about 10:30 p.m.
  • Note that lunch is not served on Saturdays, and that Toque! is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
The Food
  • Offering a slew of inventive, memorable dishes such as princess scallops marinated in blueberry water and bluefin tuna loin with a tomato glaze and herb mayonnaise, Toque! has undoubtedly raised the bar in Montreal’s thriving upscale dining scene.
  • Entrees feature the best of local produce, such as duck magret with yellow foot mushrooms and black garlic puree.
  • Creative desserts include ginger meringue with pistachio sponge cake or Orelys blond chocolate mousse with blueberry and tarragon gel.
Getting There
900 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 2B2
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