Nothing tops a celebrity sighting. When you're out and about in your city and suddenly, you catch a quick glimpse of your favourite star up close and in person. Well, it may seem like fate that you ran into them on the streets of Montreal, but with our help, it's a lot easier than you think! Here are 6 celebrity sightings in Montreal you can totally afford.
When celebrities visit Montreal, there are a few spots they tend to frequent and if you're lucky enough you may even spot one of your favourites grabbing a quick bite or late night drink. Stars — they're just like us of course!
Where: 2491 Notre-Dame St W, Montreal
This old-school style restaurant serves up burgers, steak, seafood and celebrities sightings of course! Many celebs have been spotted dining at the famous Joe Beef over the years including Joe Rogan, Kit Harrington, Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau, Jennifer Lawrence, Luke Evans and more so be sure to keep an eye out!
Where: 3895 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal
Known for their undeniably delicious Montreal smoked meat, Schwartz's Deli is one of the oldest in Canada dating back to 1928. It's no surprise that Celine Dion and her late husband would be part owners of this iconic Montreal restaurant. Rumor has it that she often pops into the deli and if you're lucky enough, you may be able to spark up a conversation over lunch!
Where: Rue Saint Vincent, Montreal
This swanky cocktail bar in the city has attracted stars like Ben Stiller, Ewan McGregor, and Christina Aguilera. It's the perfect place to sit and sip on a cocktail while waiting for your favourite celebrity to (possibly) show up! Pics or it didn't happen of course.
Restaurant Da Emma
Where: 777 de la Commune St W, Montreal
Housed in what was apparently Montreal's first women's prison, Restaurant Da Emma serves up traditional Italian cuisine and has seated celebrities like Johnny Depp and Bill Clinton. While it may be a little more pricey, this spot won't completely break the bank and you won't regret it with mouth-watering food and potential celebrity sightings!
Where: 378 Victoria Ave, Montreal
With Asian-fusion creations from Chef Antonio Park, Park has seen some big celebrities through its doors — like Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka along with Katy Perry. With food this good, we're sure plenty more can be spotted here too!
Mimi La Nuit
Where: 22 St Paul St E, Montreal
Mimi La Nuit is a lounge and nightclub owned by Simple Plan's guitarist Jeff Stinco who is also a Montreal local. Be on the look out — you just never know when Jeff might pop in with his bandmates or maybe even a few famous friends!