Located in the Quartier Latin (Latin Quarter) district, St-Sulpice is a 3 storey greystone house with a huge backyard/BierGarten. It is worth going just for the backyard! The atmosphere is casual and friendly with cheap deals on beer. Great place to go with friends on any day of the week or time of the day. Its always packed but you can always find a table since it is so big. They have pool tables, pub food & good deals on beer. Its a good place to go for a casual Happy Hour. As for the crowd, you have a little bit of everything...university & college students from near by UQAM university and Cegep du Vieux-Montreal as well as people in their 30's. A nice place that is definately not snobby!
Dress Code: Anything goes. Mostly casual.
This is a very cool, very crowded place. I had an awesome time here, and pretty much anyone willing to deal with noise will enjoy themselves here. Though, when I was there, I ordered a pitcher of the house beer and it was terrible. Tasted like watered down Natural Light with soap. Other than that, it was all good.
Dress Code: None
Le St-Sulpice has the biggest terrace in Montreal. Yet, is it always full on friday and saturday nights. Located in the heart of the Quartier Latin, this bar attracts a very young crowd in the evenings, while the daylight crowd is less homogenous. This is a good place for a beer with a friend, a beer with a good bunch of people or to lunge the counter and try to flirt with the girls/boys. It's a big place. The beer is neither cheap or costly. Expects lineups at the toilets on fridays and saturdays. Tends to have a french speaking crowd, the Universite du Quebec a Montreal is a couple streets away. The music varies from alternative, popular, rock and hip hop.
Dress Code: No actual dress code, various styles in here
This place is great if you have a lot of friends with different tastes. Each floor has different music and activities to suit anyone's taste. It's right on St. Denis so it attacts the younger university crowd, but it's not a cheezy disco. There's also outdoor seating for dining during the day.
This place was great! It had about 4 or 5 floors, and each floor was different; one was a dance club - one was for rock - one was a regular bar - a techno club - etc.... The bar we were at before this was pretty quiet, but Sulpice was hoppin'. The dancefloor was packed. If crowded, sweaty dancefloors aren't your thing, you can explore the other levels where you're sure to find something more to your liking. Check it out!
St-Sulpice's maze of halls and rooms are packed in the winter. When summer finally comes, everyone spills out onto the multiple terraces. This is a very popular spot, mostly young francophones, but everyone is welcome.
Dress Code: Casual.
First of all, the biggest terasse in Montreal. Second, four floor, two central floor with a discotheque in the first level, relax in the fourth floor, jazzy in the second... For people between 18 to 30 years old. A lot of music choice (alternative/rock/hip-hop/soul/jazz/r&b). For all tastes.
Dress Code: Very relax, it's Montreal, you dont have to be dress like a star to have pleasure!
In an tree stories old house on St-Denis street, this great bar has everything! Bid terrace on the back yard, pool tables, jazz lounge on the last floor... it's so great to spend a july evening there!
Its a very large, popular and fun bar with many dimensions built into it. On a hot summer evening, the backyard terrace will be packed with people and summer lights will abound (very pretty). You can eat and drink here, but there is a separate waitress for each of those so be advised. When the food waitress comes round, grab her attention! She doesn't come round often! The actual bar has several floors with porches attached. The top level inside has more of a jazz feeling to it, very dark and moody and often there are live jazz bands playing there. In the main level, there is top 40 music and a small small dance floor. Dancing is possible, but this is more of a sit down and socialize bar. Order the boreal rousse en fut.
Dress Code: Casual attire.
Le St-Sulpice is a great place during the summer. It has a huge terrasse out back and is usually packed. It's usually packed in winter too, and it can be fun, but you have to get there early if you want a table. I mean *early* (9ish).
Dress Code: Relaxed
A possible VT meeting never materialized, but I stopped in this place on a weekend night and it was hopping. Good beer and an enthusiastic crowd make for a good time.