Philémon bar, located on trendy Saint-Paul Street in the heart of Old Montreal, is THE neighborhood bar where locals go to enjoy themselves a few nights a week.
This vintage looking casual bar is a favorite among locals, a place where they can enjoy their favorite selections of wine, cocktails and beer in a trendy and simple atmosphere. In addition to microbrews, they offer organic wines and cocktails named for some of Quebec’s most famous personalities, a big hit with tourists. Want to taste a Céline Dion or a Julie Payette? You’ll find something for everyone!
Does organic wine get your appetite going? While the food menu is less extensive than the alcohol menu, you’ll still find many delicious creations that will impress your taste buds. It includes, among others, octopus, tartare, cod and some other tasty unique dishes. From the first bite you’ll notice the quality of the food and the incredible balance of flavors.
Philémon Bar is first and foremost a place to get lost in the alcohol menu, so food portions are not necessarily suitable for an entire meal, but considering the affordable prices, you can just take two! Plus, it’s ideal for when you’re not quite sure which delicious dish to choose.
If you prefer a bar where you can dance, go in the evening. The relaxed atmosphere turns totally festive when the lights dim. You can always enjoy their signature cocktails, whether sitting with friends, around the bar or using the space to dance to the rhythm of the DJ.
Quick tip: don’t rely on the opening hours written on Google, you risk finding a locked door. They’re open Monday to Wednesday from 5:00pm to 3:00am, Thursday and Friday from 4:00pm to 3:00am and Saturday and Sunday from 6:00pm to 3:00am.